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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation Engineer
Rank 879 928 894
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 11 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.004% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Average salary £35,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.97% +11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.97% +11.42%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 9 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 24 April 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
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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 +21 11 £35,500 -8.97% 2
South East - 10 £35,500 -
Berkshire - 6 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £35,500 -
North West - 1 - - 1
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 £35,500 -

Validation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (100.00%) Validation
2 10 (58.82%) QA
3 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
4 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
5 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
5 6 (35.29%) JIRA
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) ISEB
5 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
5 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
7 2 (11.76%) Subversion
7 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) LabVIEW
7 2 (11.76%) Python
7 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.76%) MS Office
7 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
7 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.76%) Jenkins

Validation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Trac
2 2 (11.76%) LabVIEW
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.88%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Validation
2 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) ISEB
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) GAMP
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cognizant
2 1 (5.88%) Siemens
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