The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compatibility Testing
Rank 684 837 818
Rank change year-on-year
+153 -19
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 170 52 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.047% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.058% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 159 30 27
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
Compatibility Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
83174 89930 81696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.46% 82.01% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 68342 73659 67938
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Compatibility Testing
Salary Trend in England

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

Compatibility Testing Salary Trend in England

Compatibility Testing
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Compatibility Testing Salary Histogram in England

Compatibility Testing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +86 87 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Yorkshire +37 39 £45,000 +24.13%
North West +14 20 £35,000 +20.68% 2
London +46 19 £45,000 +28.57%
West Midlands -4 4 £32,500 -7.14% 1
South West - 1 £33,000 - 2
Compatibility Testing
UK

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 171 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (56.67%) Regression Testing
3 124 (51.67%) SQL
4 118 (49.17%) Integration Testing
5 105 (43.75%) QA
5 105 (43.75%) TDD
6 102 (42.50%) ISEB
7 96 (40.00%) Java
7 96 (40.00%) Web Services
8 82 (34.17%) Automated Testing
9 70 (29.17%) System Testing
10 62 (25.83%) BDD
11 59 (24.58%) Test Scripting
12 53 (22.08%) UNIX
13 52 (21.67%) Automation Testing
14 50 (20.83%) Jenkins
14 50 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (20.42%) Unit Testing
15 49 (20.42%) Manual Testing
15 49 (20.42%) Test Automation
16 47 (19.58%) C#
17 44 (18.33%) Oracle
18 42 (17.50%) Microsoft
18 42 (17.50%) Finance
19 41 (17.08%) ITIL
19 41 (17.08%) PowerShell
19 41 (17.08%) SCCM
20 40 (16.67%) Security Cleared
20 40 (16.67%) SpecFlow
20 40 (16.67%) Software Distribution

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.83%) Drupal
2 2 (0.83%) IIS
2 2 (0.83%) Apache
2 2 (0.83%) Node.js
2 2 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (3.75%) MS Excel
1 9 (3.75%) MS Office
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.08%) Intranet
2 3 (1.25%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) Internet
3 1 (0.42%) LAN
3 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.58%) Oracle Database
2 9 (3.75%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.25%) MySQL
3 3 (1.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.83%) DB2
Development Applications
1 50 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 40 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 38 (15.83%) SoapUI
4 30 (12.50%) TeamCity
4 30 (12.50%) Hudson
5 20 (8.33%) Subversion
5 20 (8.33%) Firebug
5 20 (8.33%) Fiddler
5 20 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 19 (7.92%) Cucumber
7 18 (7.50%) RSpec
8 15 (6.25%) Selenium
9 10 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (3.75%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.67%) JMeter
12 2 (0.83%) JIRA
12 2 (0.83%) JUnit
12 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.83%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.83%) Appium
General
1 42 (17.50%) Finance
2 13 (5.42%) Retail
3 6 (2.50%) Online Betting
3 6 (2.50%) Games
3 6 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (25.83%) QA Engineer
2 42 (17.50%) Tester
3 40 (16.67%) Analyst
3 40 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 24 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 23 (9.58%) Integration Engineer
5 23 (9.58%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 18 (7.50%) Test Manager
7 17 (7.08%) Test Leader
7 17 (7.08%) Technical Leader
7 17 (7.08%) Technical Tester
8 14 (5.83%) Consultant
8 14 (5.83%) QA Consultant
9 13 (5.42%) Software Engineer
10 12 (5.00%) Test Engineer
11 11 (4.58%) Software Test Engineer
11 11 (4.58%) Functional Analyst
11 11 (4.58%) Functional Test Analyst
12 8 (3.33%) Quality Engineer
12 8 (3.33%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (40.00%) Web Services
2 40 (16.67%) JSP
2 40 (16.67%) Software Packaging
3 39 (16.25%) .NET
4 24 (10.00%) XML
5 22 (9.17%) JSON
5 22 (9.17%) HTML
6 20 (8.33%) CSS
7 18 (7.50%) SOAP
7 18 (7.50%) Gherkin
8 13 (5.42%) Ajax
9 12 (5.00%) RESTful
10 7 (2.92%) jQuery
11 4 (1.67%) HTML5
12 2 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (0.83%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (0.83%) REST
12 2 (0.83%) Laravel
12 2 (0.83%) Sass
13 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.08%) Replication
2 13 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.08%) W3C
6 4 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.25%) Open Source
7 3 (1.25%) User Experience
8 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.83%) Social Media
8 2 (0.83%) iPhone
9 1 (0.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (22.08%) UNIX
2 22 (9.17%) Linux
3 4 (1.67%) Android
4 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (56.67%) Regression Testing
3 118 (49.17%) Integration Testing
4 105 (43.75%) TDD
5 82 (34.17%) Automated Testing
6 70 (29.17%) System Testing
7 62 (25.83%) BDD
8 59 (24.58%) Test Scripting
9 52 (21.67%) Automation Testing
10 50 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (20.42%) Unit Testing
11 49 (20.42%) Manual Testing
11 49 (20.42%) Test Automation
12 41 (17.08%) ITIL
13 40 (16.67%) Software Distribution
13 40 (16.67%) Waterfall
14 33 (13.75%) Service Delivery
15 32 (13.33%) Test Strategy
16 23 (9.58%) E-Commerce
16 23 (9.58%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 124 (51.67%) SQL
2 96 (40.00%) Java
3 47 (19.58%) C#
4 41 (17.08%) PowerShell
5 21 (8.75%) Ruby
6 19 (7.92%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.50%) Scala
8 2 (0.83%) PHP
8 2 (0.83%) COBOL
9 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.42%) C
9 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (42.50%) ISEB
2 40 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 31 (12.92%) SC Cleared
3 31 (12.92%) DV Cleared
4 20 (8.33%) Degree
5 3 (1.25%) IC3 Certification
5 3 (1.25%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (43.75%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 40 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 41 (17.08%) SCCM
2 34 (14.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (18.33%) Oracle
2 42 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 40 (16.67%) Citrix
4 35 (14.58%) HP
5 9 (3.75%) Pega
6 8 (3.33%) SAP
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