The table below looks at the statistics for the Validation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Validation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation Engineer
Rank 870 885 852
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.001% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £33,750 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
Validation Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95990 100567 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.46% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80962 82147 77980
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Validation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Validation Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Validation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Validation Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation Engineer across the England region.

Validation Engineer Salary Trend in England

Validation Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 2 £32,500 -
South West - 2 £36,250 - 2
East of England - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Validation Engineer
UK

Validation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Validation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Validation Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Validation
2 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (44.44%) Degree
4 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
5 6 (33.33%) QA
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) JIRA
6 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) GAMP
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) ISEB
7 4 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
7 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
8 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (16.67%) Subversion
8 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (16.67%) Electronics
8 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
8 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (16.67%) Python
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) HNC
8 3 (16.67%) MS Office

Validation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Validation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Validation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 3 (16.67%) Trac
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (16.67%) Electronics
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Avionics
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) SystemC
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.11%) Physics
2 2 (11.11%) ASIC
2 2 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (11.11%) VHDL
2 2 (11.11%) Verilog
2 2 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Validation
2 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Test Management
6 2 (11.11%) Electronic Design Automation
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Energy Management
7 1 (5.56%) Change Control
7 1 (5.56%) SDLC
7 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.56%) Release Management
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) C
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) Tcl
3 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) ISEB
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 3 (16.67%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
2 4 (22.22%) GAMP
3 1 (5.56%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Cadence
2 2 (11.11%) Xilinx
2 2 (11.11%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (11.11%) Altera
2 2 (11.11%) Lattice Semiconductor
2 2 (11.11%) Synopsys
3 1 (5.56%) Cognizant
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