The table below looks at the statistics for the Validation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Highlands 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation Engineer
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.97% +11.42%
Validation Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Highlands 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
Highlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9 11 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Highlands 81.82% 73.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 12
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Validation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

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

Validation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

Validation Engineer
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Highlands 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 1 (100.00%) GAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Validation

Validation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Highlands 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GAMP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Siemens