The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 100 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.083% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.098% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £51,250 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-24.73% +24.00%
Compatibility Testing
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1220 1018 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.50% 84.90% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 815 630 672
Average salary £42,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Compatibility Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Compatibility Testing Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Compatibility Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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%) Automated Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) FogBugz
2 7 (87.50%) Fiddler
2 7 (87.50%) System Testing
2 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) Bugzilla
3 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) Python
5 4 (50.00%) Perl
5 4 (50.00%) Ruby
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) VBScript
6 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Web Testing

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (87.50%) Bugzilla
1 7 (87.50%) JIRA
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
1 7 (87.50%) Fiddler
1 7 (87.50%) FogBugz
2 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Test Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Release Manager
3 2 (25.00%) QA Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Software Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Software Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center