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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation Engineer
Rank 885 - 885
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 8 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% - 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% - 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 7
Average salary £32,500 - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 - £36,000

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 8 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 28 August 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
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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
Scotland - 7 £32,500 -
Glasgow - 4 £32,500 -
Fife - 3 £31,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £25,000 - 1
England - 1 £25,000 - 2
Derbyshire - 1 £25,000 -
Derby - 1 £25,000 -
Dunfermline - 1 £31,000 -

Validation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Vista
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 3 (23.08%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) MFGPRO
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) C
6 2 (15.38%) Automotive
6 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
6 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
6 2 (15.38%) Simulink
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (7.69%) CAN bus
7 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.69%) System Testing
7 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (7.69%) Delphi
7 1 (7.69%) ISO 9000
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) ISEB
7 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language

Validation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (15.38%) Automotive
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) CAN bus
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
1 1 (7.69%) VHDL
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Vista
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Validation
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) 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
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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