Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Verification Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1083 1166 1142
Rank change year-on-year +83 -24 +154
Permanent jobs requiring a Verification Engineer 18 21 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.012% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.013% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 19
UK median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £32,400 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £55,750 £49,900 £62,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £49,000
% change year-on-year -3.03% -15.82% -

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 144,593 165,356 169,885
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115,609 134,433 141,414
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Verification Engineer over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Verification Engineer in the UK

Verification Engineer
Top 9 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 21 January 2019. 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 +55 18 £40,000 -3.03% 20
England +78 9 £40,000 -3.03% 18
Northern Ireland - 9 - -
West Midlands +30 3 £40,000 +14.29%
Midlands +30 3 £40,000 +14.29% 1
South West +27 3 £38,250 -10.00% 8
South East - 2 £55,000 - 1
North East - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - - 1

Verification Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 14 (77.78%) Degree
1 14 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 12 (66.67%) Electronics
3 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (50.00%) System Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (16.67%) C
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) Broadband
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) VHDL
6 2 (11.11%) Verilog
6 2 (11.11%) VDSL
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Physics
6 2 (11.11%) xDSL
6 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (11.11%) Use Case
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (11.11%) ADSL
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) C++

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Broadband
2 2 (11.11%) ADSL
2 2 (11.11%) VDSL
2 2 (11.11%) xDSL
3 1 (5.56%) DSL
3 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (5.56%) IPv4
3 1 (5.56%) IPv6
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) PBX
3 1 (5.56%) SNMP
3 1 (5.56%) SSH
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 12 (66.67%) Electronics
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Publishing
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) ASIC
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (11.11%) Optoelectronics
2 2 (11.11%) PMI
2 2 (11.11%) Verilog
2 2 (11.11%) VHDL
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 9 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 9 (50.00%) System Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Physics
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Use Case
6 1 (5.56%) Break/Fix
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) Product Management
6 1 (5.56%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C
1 3 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) HNC
2 2 (11.11%) HND
2 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) EMC
1 1 (5.56%) Juniper
1 1 (5.56%) Mitel