Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Verification Engineer was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

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

Verification Engineer
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1173 1194 1263
Rank change year-on-year +21 +69 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Verification Engineer 16 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.003% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.004% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 16
UK median annual salary £39,500 £36,250 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -42.00% +47.06%
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,250 £35,250
90th Percentile £44,000 £51,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,500 £36,250 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% -42.00% +47.06%

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 166,603 170,818 195,522
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.18% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,776 139,014 164,319
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Verification Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Verification Engineer 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.

Salary trend for Verification Engineer in the UK

Verification Engineer
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Verification Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 2018. 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
UK excluding London +6 16 £39,500 +8.97% 1
England +38 14 £39,500 +8.97% 2
South West +2 12 £39,500 -21.00%
North East - 2 - -
North of England - 2 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Verification Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, Verification Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Verification Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
2 12 (75.00%) Python
3 11 (68.75%) Shell Script
3 11 (68.75%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (68.75%) IPsec
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 11 (68.75%) Ethernet
3 11 (68.75%) SNMP
3 11 (68.75%) SSL
3 11 (68.75%) IPv4
3 11 (68.75%) IPv6
3 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
3 11 (68.75%) SSH
3 11 (68.75%) VLAN
3 11 (68.75%) Test Strategy
4 10 (62.50%) Functional Testing
4 10 (62.50%) EMC
4 10 (62.50%) Juniper
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco
4 10 (62.50%) C
4 10 (62.50%) Regression Testing
4 10 (62.50%) Validation
5 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 6 (37.50%) Network Security
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

Verification 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 11 (68.75%) Ethernet
1 11 (68.75%) IPsec
1 11 (68.75%) IPv4
1 11 (68.75%) IPv6
1 11 (68.75%) SNMP
1 11 (68.75%) SSH
1 11 (68.75%) SSL
1 11 (68.75%) VLAN
1 11 (68.75%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (37.50%) Network Security
3 2 (12.50%) Broadband
3 2 (12.50%) PBX
3 2 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) NUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Avionics
3 1 (6.25%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Cyber Warfare
1 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
2 11 (68.75%) Test Strategy
3 10 (62.50%) Functional Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Regression Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Validation
4 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (37.50%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
8 2 (12.50%) Break/Fix
8 2 (12.50%) Coaching
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) PQQ
8 2 (12.50%) Presales
8 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 2 (12.50%) Product Management
9 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.25%) Data Encryption
9 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Python
2 11 (68.75%) Shell Script
3 10 (62.50%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
1 10 (62.50%) EMC
1 10 (62.50%) Juniper
2 2 (12.50%) Mitel