The table below looks at the statistics for the Verification Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Verification Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Verification Engineer
Rank 888 869 849
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Verification Engineer 11 4 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.004% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.004% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 35
Average salary £38,500 £46,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.30% +31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £46,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.30% +31.42%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
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%

Verification Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Verification Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Verification Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Verification Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Verification Engineer within the UK.

Verification Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Verification Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Verification Engineer over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Verification Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Verification Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Verification Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England -30 9 £38,500 -16.30% 1
South West - 6 £38,500 -
Bristol - 5 £38,500 -
Dunfermline - 2 £40,000 -
Loughborough - 2 £30,000 -
Fife - 2 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £30,000 -
Scotland - 2 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £30,000 -
Hampshire -15 1 £37,500 +10.29%
South East -20 1 £37,500 +10.29%
Wiltshire - 1 £52,500 -
Southampton - 1 £37,500 -
Swindon - 1 £52,500 -

Verification Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Verification 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 Verification Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (50.00%) Verilog
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) Electronics
3 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 4 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Xilinx
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 3 (18.75%) VHDL
5 3 (18.75%) HNC
5 3 (18.75%) HND
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
6 2 (12.50%) Cadence
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Tcl
6 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (12.50%) ASIC
6 2 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) SAS
6 2 (12.50%) Broadband
6 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 2 (12.50%) C
6 2 (12.50%) C++

Verification Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Verification 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 Verification Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) Broadband
2 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 2 (12.50%) LTE
2 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.25%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (31.25%) Electronics
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Verilog
2 4 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (18.75%) VHDL
4 2 (12.50%) ASIC
4 2 (12.50%) SystemC
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
5 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Validation
2 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (12.50%) IC Design
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) Tcl
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) HNC
1 3 (18.75%) HND
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Xilinx
2 2 (12.50%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (12.50%) Altera
2 2 (12.50%) Lattice Semiconductor
2 2 (12.50%) Synopsys
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Cadence