The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Verification Engineer
Rank 872 860 856
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Verification Engineer 9 10 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.009% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.010% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 35
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-23.00% +42.85%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £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% -

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 1 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 1 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
(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 -60 9 £38,500 -23.00% 3
South West -18 3 £38,500 - 1
Bristol -3 2 £38,500 - 1
Loughborough - 2 £30,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £30,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £30,000 -
North West - 2 £47,500 -
Hampshire -9 1 £37,500 +10.29%
South East -10 1 £37,500 +10.29%
Wiltshire - 1 £52,500 -
Southampton - 1 £37,500 -
Swindon - 1 £52,500 -
Coventry - 1 £36,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £36,000 - 1

Verification Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 7 (46.67%) Verilog
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Electronics
3 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (26.67%) ASIC
4 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (26.67%) Xilinx
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (20.00%) C
5 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) HNC
5 3 (20.00%) HND
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless
5 3 (20.00%) VHDL
6 2 (13.33%) IC Design
6 2 (13.33%) ASIC Verification
6 2 (13.33%) Tcl
6 2 (13.33%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) SAS
6 2 (13.33%) Broadband
6 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (13.33%) SystemC

Verification Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (13.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) Broadband
2 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (13.33%) LTE
3 1 (6.67%) NFC
General
1 5 (33.33%) Electronics
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Verilog
2 4 (26.67%) ASIC
2 4 (26.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (20.00%) VHDL
4 2 (13.33%) ASIC Verification
4 2 (13.33%) SystemC
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (20.00%) Validation
2 2 (13.33%) IC Design
2 2 (13.33%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (13.33%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (20.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) Tcl
3 2 (13.33%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
4 1 (6.67%) Delphi
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) HNC
1 3 (20.00%) HND
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Xilinx
2 2 (13.33%) Altera
2 2 (13.33%) Lattice Semiconductor
2 2 (13.33%) Synopsys
2 2 (13.33%) Cadence
2 2 (13.33%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 11 days ago