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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compatibility Testing
Rank 774 835 852
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +17
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 63 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.019% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.078% 0.022% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 56 12 14
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.69%
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
80359 80047 83600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.71% 82.35% 80.20%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 64585 71490
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 January 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 28 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
North West +12 18 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Yorkshire - 18 £35,000 - 4
London -3 11 £45,000 - 1
South East -16 9 £30,000 +7.14%
East of England - 4 £32,500 -
South West - 3 £36,500 -
Compatibility Testing
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Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 73 (66.36%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (46.36%) SQL
2 51 (46.36%) QA
3 50 (45.45%) ISEB
4 47 (42.73%) TDD
5 44 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 44 (40.00%) BDD
6 41 (37.27%) Regression Testing
7 40 (36.36%) Test Automation
8 33 (30.00%) System Testing
8 33 (30.00%) .NET
9 32 (29.09%) Web Services
9 32 (29.09%) Integration Testing
10 28 (25.45%) Test Scripting
10 28 (25.45%) SpecFlow
10 28 (25.45%) Jenkins
11 27 (24.55%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (23.64%) Selenium
13 25 (22.73%) Automation Testing
14 22 (20.00%) SoapUI
14 22 (20.00%) WebDriver
15 21 (19.09%) HTML
15 21 (19.09%) CSS
16 20 (18.18%) Scrum
17 19 (17.27%) Manual Testing
18 18 (16.36%) XML
19 17 (15.45%) JIRA
19 17 (15.45%) TeamCity
19 17 (15.45%) Hudson
20 16 (14.55%) Functional Testing

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (5.45%) Drupal
1 6 (5.45%) WordPress
2 4 (3.64%) Node.js
2 4 (3.64%) IIS
2 4 (3.64%) Apache
3 2 (1.82%) CMS
3 2 (1.82%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) HTTP
1 3 (2.73%) Internet
1 3 (2.73%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.82%) DNS
2 2 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) MySQL
2 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (25.45%) SpecFlow
1 28 (25.45%) Jenkins
2 26 (23.64%) Selenium
3 22 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 22 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 17 (15.45%) Hudson
4 17 (15.45%) TeamCity
4 17 (15.45%) JIRA
5 15 (13.64%) Firebug
5 15 (13.64%) Fiddler
6 14 (12.73%) Git (software)
7 11 (10.00%) Subversion
8 8 (7.27%) Cucumber
9 7 (6.36%) RSpec
10 6 (5.45%) Calabash
10 6 (5.45%) Appium
10 6 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (3.64%) FitNesse
12 3 (2.73%) MSI
12 3 (2.73%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (10.00%) Retail
2 7 (6.36%) Finance
3 5 (4.55%) Games
3 5 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.55%) Online Betting
4 2 (1.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (43.64%) Analyst
2 47 (42.73%) Test Analyst
3 24 (21.82%) Tester
4 16 (14.55%) QA Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) Functional Analyst
5 12 (10.91%) Functional Test Analyst
6 10 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
6 10 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
7 8 (7.27%) Senior Tester
8 7 (6.36%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (6.36%) Software Tester
8 7 (6.36%) Technical Tester
8 7 (6.36%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Senior Software Tester
9 6 (5.45%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) Technical Test Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.00%) .NET
2 32 (29.09%) Web Services
3 21 (19.09%) CSS
3 21 (19.09%) HTML
4 18 (16.36%) XML
5 11 (10.00%) JSON
6 9 (8.18%) SOAP
7 8 (7.27%) CodeIgniter
8 7 (6.36%) jQuery
8 7 (6.36%) Gherkin
8 7 (6.36%) XHTML
9 6 (5.45%) JSP
9 6 (5.45%) ASP.NET
9 6 (5.45%) Software Packaging
9 6 (5.45%) REST
10 5 (4.55%) HTML5
10 5 (4.55%) Ajax
11 4 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (3.64%) Sass
11 4 (3.64%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Computer Science
1 14 (12.73%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (10.91%) User Experience
3 8 (7.27%) Replication
4 7 (6.36%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.45%) N-Tier
5 6 (5.45%) iPhone
6 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.73%) Open Source
8 2 (1.82%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.73%) Linux
2 8 (7.27%) Windows
3 6 (5.45%) UNIX
3 6 (5.45%) Android
4 5 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (66.36%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (42.73%) TDD
3 44 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 44 (40.00%) BDD
4 41 (37.27%) Regression Testing
5 40 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 33 (30.00%) System Testing
7 32 (29.09%) Integration Testing
8 28 (25.45%) Test Scripting
9 27 (24.55%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (22.73%) Automation Testing
11 20 (18.18%) Scrum
12 19 (17.27%) Manual Testing
13 16 (14.55%) Functional Testing
14 14 (12.73%) E-Commerce
15 13 (11.82%) Service Delivery
16 12 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (10.91%) Software Testing
17 10 (9.09%) Test Management
18 9 (8.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 51 (46.36%) SQL
2 14 (12.73%) Java
3 12 (10.91%) Ruby
4 10 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.18%) PHP
5 9 (8.18%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.55%) Scala
7 3 (2.73%) VBScript
7 3 (2.73%) VB
8 2 (1.82%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 50 (45.45%) ISEB
2 16 (14.55%) ISTQB
3 10 (9.09%) Degree
4 8 (7.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.45%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.82%) CCAA
6 2 (1.82%) CCA
6 2 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.82%) CCEA
6 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (46.36%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.73%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) SCCM
2 6 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.73%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.18%) Citrix
3 6 (5.45%) HP
4 5 (4.55%) SAP
4 5 (4.55%) AppSense
5 4 (3.64%) Oracle
6 2 (1.82%) Zend
7 1 (0.91%) Capita
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