The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 311 329 344
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.044% 0.017% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.021% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £46,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +32.85%
Compatibility Testing
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9322 9712 10370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.84% 82.01% 80.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7777 8476 9465
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,922
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Compatibility Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Compatibility Testing Salary Trend in the City of London

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 8 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
6 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
6 1 (12.50%) XDE
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
6 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Digital Media

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
2 1 (12.50%) XDE
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) VMware