The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation Engineer
Rank 928 958 985
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 20 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.012% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 12
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% -16.47%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -16.47%

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Validation Engineer over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 within the UK.

Validation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Validation Engineer
Top 16 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 30 April 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 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
England +13 20 £42,500 +19.71% 7
South East +22 8 £45,000 +26.76% 1
East of England +20 7 £42,500 - 2
Berkshire +14 3 - -
Cambridge +4 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 3 - - 1
Surrey - 3 £45,000 -
Worthing -4 2 - -
West Sussex -7 2 - - 1
Guildford - 2 £46,250 -
Suffolk - 2 £42,500 -
London - 2 £56,250 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Woking - 1 £45,000 -
South West - 1 £42,500 - 1
Bristol - 1 £42,500 - 1

Validation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) Validation
2 12 (48.00%) Degree
3 8 (32.00%) Electronics
4 7 (28.00%) SDLC
5 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
5 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (24.00%) JIRA
5 6 (24.00%) Windows
5 6 (24.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.00%) Python
6 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Change Control
7 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.00%) Aerospace
7 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.00%) C#
7 4 (16.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (16.00%) Firmware
8 3 (12.00%) VxWorks
8 3 (12.00%) EMC
8 3 (12.00%) ERP
8 3 (12.00%) Perl
8 3 (12.00%) SQL
8 3 (12.00%) VB
8 3 (12.00%) ClearCase

Validation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) GPRS
1 1 (4.00%) GSM
1 1 (4.00%) IPsec
1 1 (4.00%) LTE
1 1 (4.00%) PPP
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) UMTS
1 1 (4.00%) VSAT
1 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) ClearCase
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) NUnit
3 2 (8.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.00%) Gradle
General
1 8 (32.00%) Electronics
2 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (16.00%) Aerospace
5 3 (12.00%) Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) Automotive
6 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (8.00%) RESTful
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (8.00%) Verilog
1 2 (8.00%) VHDL
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (4.00%) AIX
3 1 (4.00%) HPUX
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Validation
2 7 (28.00%) SDLC
3 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Change Control
5 4 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) BDD
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.00%) ERP
6 3 (12.00%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (12.00%) Time Management
6 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Python
2 4 (16.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
3 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) Assembly Language
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Ada
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (12.00%) ECSS
2 3 (12.00%) QA
3 2 (8.00%) GxP
4 1 (4.00%) Def Stans
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) EMC
1 3 (12.00%) QNX
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
UK
Alere
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bedfordshire
Alere
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
TRG
Salary: 40000-50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Midlands
PAREXEL International
Posted: 26 days ago