The table below looks at the statistics for the Validation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation Engineer
Rank - - 157
Permanent jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.97% +11.42%
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2959 3794 2989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.00% 95.02% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1845 2476 1744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,319
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Validation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Validation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Validation Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Validation Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Validation Engineer
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (80.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) GAMP
3 1 (20.00%) Siemens
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical

Validation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) GAMP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Siemens