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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation Engineer
Rank 159 - 148
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% - 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £25,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £36,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-30.55% -16.27%
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
3094 3178 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.94% 95.55% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2032 2026 2070
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
Highlands - 1 - -
Validation Engineer
UK

Validation Engineer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Validation
2 6 (54.55%) QA
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) MFGPRO
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
7 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (9.09%) Selenium
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) GAMP
7 1 (9.09%) ISO 9000
7 1 (9.09%) ISEB
7 1 (9.09%) Siemens
7 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical

Validation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MFGPRO
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Validation
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) GAMP
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Siemens