Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Validation Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Validation Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1139 1188 1254
Rank change year-on-year +49 +66 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 9 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.001% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.001% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 10
England median annual salary £37,500 - £38,750
10th Percentile £30,900 - £31,250
90th Percentile £47,800 - £55,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +15.38% -16.13% +19.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Validation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Validation Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Validation Engineer in England

Validation Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Validation Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Validation Engineer in England

Validation Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation Engineer in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation Engineer in England

Validation Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +30 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
East of England - 2 £37,500 -
Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
North East - 1 £42,000 -
South East - 1 - - 1
London - 1 £29,000 -
North of England - 1 £42,000 -
Validation Engineer
UK

Validation Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Validation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Validation Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Validation
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) LabVIEW
3 2 (22.22%) Automotive
3 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Biotechnology
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) ANSI C
4 1 (11.11%) ISO 26262
4 1 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (11.11%) TickIT
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Electronics
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) SMS
4 1 (11.11%) GMP
4 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (11.11%) Intranet
4 1 (11.11%) MathWorks
4 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 1 (11.11%) Simulink
4 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical

Validation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (22.22%) Automotive
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Biotechnology
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Security
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) ANSI C
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GMP
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 26262
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) MathWorks