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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation Engineer
Rank 897 877 885
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 8 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.002% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 10
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £45,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £45,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 - £33,750
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Validation Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Validation Engineer
Top 10 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 25 July 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
(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
Scotland - 6 £32,500 - 1
Glasgow - 3 £32,500 - 1
Fife - 3 £31,000 -
England -29 2 £33,000 -26.66%
Wiltshire - 1 £41,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £25,000 -
South West - 1 £41,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £25,000 -
Derby - 1 £25,000 -
Dunfermline - 1 £31,000 -

Validation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (100.00%) Validation
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
4 3 (23.08%) QA
4 3 (23.08%) Automotive
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
5 2 (15.38%) Simulink
5 2 (15.38%) MFGPRO
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (7.69%) CAN bus
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Military
6 1 (7.69%) VHDL
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
6 1 (7.69%) Selenium
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) ISO 9000
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

Validation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) Simulink
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MFGPRO
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 3 (23.08%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
1 1 (7.69%) VHDL
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
2 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Validation
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C
2 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Delphi
3 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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