The first table below looks at the demand for the Validation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation Engineer
Rank 929 876 897
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 6 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.011% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.011% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 5
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,600 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.09%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

Validation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Validation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Validation Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Validation Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Validation Engineer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
England -46 4 £37,000 +2.06% 2
Northamptonshire - 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
West Midlands -2 1 £41,500 +10.66%
Melksham - 1 £39,000 - 1
South West - 1 £39,000 - 2
Wiltshire - 1 £39,000 - 2

Validation Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 9 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (33.33%) Automotive
3 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Delphi
3 2 (22.22%) Assembly Language
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
3 2 (22.22%) Simulink
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) CAN bus
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Electronics

Validation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 (22.22%) Simulink
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (33.33%) Automotive
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
2 2 (22.22%) System Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) Delphi
1 2 (22.22%) Assembly Language
1 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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