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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation Engineer
Rank 895 916 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 7 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.007% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.007% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 11 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 2 September 2015. 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
England +31 7 £33,750 +35.00% 3
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Worthing - 2 £32,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £32,500 -
Bristol - 2 £36,250 - 1
South East - 2 £32,500 -
South West - 2 £36,250 - 2
East of England - 2 - - 1
Stafford - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -

Validation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Validation
2 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
3 8 (42.11%) Degree
4 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
5 6 (31.58%) QA
6 5 (26.32%) JIRA
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) MS Office
7 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (21.05%) GAMP
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) ISEB
7 4 (21.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
7 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.79%) Trac
8 3 (15.79%) Subversion
8 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
8 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (15.79%) Electronics
8 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
8 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP

Validation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 4 (21.05%) MS Office
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
2 3 (15.79%) Trac
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (21.05%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (15.79%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Dutch Language
3 1 (5.26%) French Language
3 1 (5.26%) Avionics
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) SystemC
2 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.53%) Physics
2 2 (10.53%) ASIC
2 2 (10.53%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (10.53%) VHDL
2 2 (10.53%) Verilog
2 2 (10.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.26%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Validation
2 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Test Management
6 2 (10.53%) Electronic Design Automation
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Energy Management
7 1 (5.26%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.26%) Release Management
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) C
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) Tcl
3 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.79%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
2 4 (21.05%) GAMP
3 1 (5.26%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Cadence
2 2 (10.53%) Xilinx
2 2 (10.53%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (10.53%) Altera
2 2 (10.53%) Lattice Semiconductor
2 2 (10.53%) Synopsys
3 1 (5.26%) Cognizant
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Itron Holding France
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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