The first table below looks at the demand for Compatibility Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 121 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.054% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £27,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1435 1509 1389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.16% 79.93% 78.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 1141 1186
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Compatibility Testing
North West

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Compatibility Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the Cheshire region.

Compatibility Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Compatibility Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Chester +14 1 £40,000 -
Compatibility Testing
North West

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Compatibility Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Compatibility Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (75.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) AppSense
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) ISO 9000
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Wyse
4 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) MSI
4 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
4 1 (25.00%) AdminStudio
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Compatibility Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Compatibility Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
1 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (25.00%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
1 2 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9000
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) AppSense
4 1 (25.00%) Lumension
4 1 (25.00%) Becrypt
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) Wyse