Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Validation Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1173 1220 1297
Rank change year-on-year +47 +77 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Validation Engineer 9 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.003% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.003% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 9
UK median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +18.11%
10th Percentile £30,900 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £47,800 £33,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,750 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +22.31% -13.33% +18.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Validation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Validation Engineer over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Validation Engineer in the UK

Validation Engineer
Top 10 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 6 months to 22 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
England +26 9 £37,500 - 3
UK excluding London +45 8 £39,750 +22.31% 4
South West +12 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
East of England - 2 £37,500 -
North of England - 1 £42,000 - 2
North East - 1 £42,000 -
South East - 1 - - 1
London - 1 £29,000 -

Validation Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 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 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