What does a Validation Analyst do?

Validation analysts perform a range of validation duties and services, often serving in roles in technical, scientific, or financial fields. They are commonly involved in risk evaluation, management, and mitigation, as well as liability assessment. They are responsible for ensuring legal compliance and adherence to all applicable guidelines and standards. They establish and enforce documentation processes and implement organized records management systems. They perform inspections, audits, testing, and other forms of evaluations and compare results against established objectives or standards.

Validation analysts typically have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant financial or technical field, and a strong background in roles involving validation or risk management. They must have strong analytical skills, and the ability to set up and oversee data management systems. These roles require meticulous attention to detail.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.2 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.9 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Validation Analyst Salaries

Average Base Pay

£28,798 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£19K
Median: £29K
£43K
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Validation Analyst Career Path

Learn how to become a Validation Analyst, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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Validation Analyst
£28,798/yr
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Validation Analyst Insights

Read what Validation Analyst professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
US NavyUS Navy
O1 - Navy - Ensign
17 Mar 2020

“Good pay and travel.”

Thermo Fisher ScientificThermo Fisher Scientific
Cleaning Validation Lead
19 Jan 2022

“Good salary and bonuses.”

Royal NavyRoyal Navy
Royal Navy
3 Nov 2021

“Great good brilliant rewarding efficient”

AbbVieAbbVie
Validation Lead
26 Jun 2021

“Best place to work in Ls industry”

NHSNHS
Validation Officer
6 Oct 2020

“Nice place to work fir”

ThalesThales
IVVQ Specialist
8 Apr 2021

“Good Start to Career in Rail”

Royal NavyRoyal Navy
Royal Navy
22 Apr 2021

“Quite good pay”

MSCIMSCI
Quantitative Model Validation
15 Dec 2019

“Very good work”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a validation analyst

When working as a validation analyst, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are MS Office Applications, Gamp, GXP, LIMS and EXCEL Access.

The most similar professions to validation analyst are:
  • Recovery Analyst
  • Quality Engineer
  • Quality Manager
  • QA Manager

The most common qualifications to become a validation analyst is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.