The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Validation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation Engineer
Rank 901 950 985
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 14 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.013% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 9
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94902 107027 117104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79965 88250 95827
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Validation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Validation Engineer in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +62 14 £42,500 +13.33% 1
East of England +41 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Bedfordshire - 4 £42,500 -
Cambridge +7 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +6 3 - -
Suffolk - 2 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

Validation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, Validation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Validation Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Validation
2 12 (42.86%) Degree
3 11 (39.29%) SDLC
4 9 (32.14%) Scrum
5 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (28.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 8 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 8 (28.57%) Change Control
5 8 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (25.00%) Electronics
7 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
7 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 6 (21.43%) JIRA
8 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
8 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
8 5 (17.86%) ERP
8 5 (17.86%) Windows
8 5 (17.86%) Linux
9 4 (14.29%) Python
9 4 (14.29%) CRM
9 4 (14.29%) SAP
9 4 (14.29%) GxP
9 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (14.29%) GIS
9 4 (14.29%) Aerospace
9 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 4 (14.29%) SAP ERP
10 3 (10.71%) ECSS
10 3 (10.71%) BDD
10 3 (10.71%) Issue Tracking

Validation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) GPRS
1 1 (3.57%) GSM
1 1 (3.57%) IPsec
1 1 (3.57%) LTE
1 1 (3.57%) PPP
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) UMTS
1 1 (3.57%) VSAT
1 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) ClearCase
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Jasmine
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) NUnit
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
3 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.57%) CANoe
4 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.57%) Gradle
General
1 7 (25.00%) Electronics
2 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (14.29%) Aerospace
5 3 (10.71%) Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Automotive
6 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 2 (7.14%) RESTful
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (7.14%) Verilog
1 2 (7.14%) VHDL
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) VxWorks
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) HPUX
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Validation
2 11 (39.29%) SDLC
3 9 (32.14%) Scrum
4 8 (28.57%) Change Control
4 8 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
4 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 5 (17.86%) ERP
6 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.29%) CRM
7 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.71%) BDD
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.71%) Issue Tracking
8 3 (10.71%) Time Management
8 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Python
2 3 (10.71%) C#
2 3 (10.71%) Perl
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) VB
3 2 (7.14%) Assembly Language
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Ada
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (14.29%) GxP
3 3 (10.71%) ECSS
3 3 (10.71%) QA
4 1 (3.57%) Def Stans
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Firmware
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) SAP
2 3 (10.71%) EMC
2 3 (10.71%) QNX
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
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