The median annual salary for a Validation Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 871 910 958
Rank change year-on-year +39 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 1 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.014% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.015% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 5
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Validation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Validation Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Validation Engineer 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.

Salary trend for Validation Engineer in the UK

Validation Engineer
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Validation Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 1 £37,500 -11.76% 2
East of England -2 1 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £37,500 - 1

Validation Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 featuring Validation Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) Aerospace
3 2 (28.57%) SpaceWire
3 2 (28.57%) MIL-STD-1553
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (28.57%) GAMP
3 2 (28.57%) GMP
3 2 (28.57%) GxP
3 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW

Validation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (57.14%) Aerospace
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (28.57%) GAMP
1 2 (28.57%) GMP
1 2 (28.57%) GxP
1 2 (28.57%) MIL-STD-1553
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago