What does a Verification Engineer do?

Verification engineers build and implement systems designed to test products, programs, and other tools to determine if they function properly as intended. They establish and implement verification and testing standards and policies. They create software programs and algorithms to run testing procedures and operations. They produce drawings, workflows, and design specifications. They perform testing, debugging, and troubleshooting. They often create technical manuals and other materials, and produce and maintain detailed documentation related to verification activities and outcomes.

Verification engineers have at least a bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or technical field, although many roles require an advanced degree. Experience with verification interfaces and programs is expected. Proficiency with programming tools and languages is helpful. These roles require careful attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.8 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.9 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

Verification Engineer Salaries

Average Base Pay

£40,680 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: £41K
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Verification Engineer Career Path

Learn how to become a Verification Engineer, 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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iMarketing Solutions GroupiMarketing Solutions Group
12 Feb 2020

“Past manager was very uneducated and only favoured his wife and let her do anything she wanted.”

Mirafra TechnologiesMirafra Technologies
Design Verification Engineer
22 Jun 2021

“I'm working in mirafra last 3.5 years .it is good to start your career.”

Elsys Eastern Europe
Design Verification Engineer
22 Nov 2021

“I am not sure if management trusts me or they simply doesn't care what I am doing.”

Capgemini EngineeringCapgemini Engineering
Design Verification Engineer
19 Nov 2020

“slow career growth but good for onsite opportunity”

Appex Semiconductors
Verification Engineer
28 Jul 2020

“Good for career and organization”

Sankalp SemiconductorSankalp Semiconductor
Verification Engineer
4 Oct 2020

“Nothing much and Good place to work and friendly environment”

Tata CommunicationsTata Communications
RTL Verification Engineer
7 Oct 2021

“It's really a great opportunity to learn new skills and career development”

Verification Engineer
28 May 2021

“Challenging Work and good opportunities”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a verification engineer

When working as a verification engineer, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are FPGA Design, Systemverilog, Scripting Languages, Object Oriented Programming and Statics.

The most similar professions to verification engineer are:
  • Controls Engineer
  • Electrical Designer
  • Hardware Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer

The most common qualifications to become a verification engineer 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.