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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 807 831 824
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 59 42 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.042% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.052% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 49 22 29
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £32,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £46,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +32.85%
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
87575 81149 87863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.08% 81.19% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 70594 67308 74983
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
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 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 September 2014.

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 September 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
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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
London 0 27 £35,000 - 2
South East - 8 £32,500 - 1
Yorkshire -48 7 £33,000 - 1
East of England -5 5 £32,500 -31.57%
West Midlands - 4 £37,500 - 2
North West -20 3 £40,000 -13.97%
East Midlands - 2 £38,000 -
South West - 2 £42,000 - 1
Compatibility Testing
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Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 72 (63.16%) QA
2 67 (58.77%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (38.60%) Selenium
4 42 (36.84%) ISEB
5 41 (35.96%) Automated Testing
6 36 (31.58%) Scrum
7 35 (30.70%) TDD
7 35 (30.70%) JIRA
8 31 (27.19%) HTML
8 31 (27.19%) CSS
9 29 (25.44%) ISTQB
9 29 (25.44%) Test Scripting
9 29 (25.44%) WebDriver
10 28 (24.56%) JavaScript
11 26 (22.81%) Java
11 26 (22.81%) SQL
11 26 (22.81%) Regression Testing
11 26 (22.81%) Integration Testing
11 26 (22.81%) Test Automation
12 24 (21.05%) Microsoft
13 22 (19.30%) Manual Testing
14 21 (18.42%) Cucumber
14 21 (18.42%) BDD
14 21 (18.42%) Web Services
14 21 (18.42%) Software Testing
15 17 (14.91%) Windows
15 17 (14.91%) Jenkins
15 17 (14.91%) System Testing
15 17 (14.91%) Git (software)
16 16 (14.04%) Performance Testing

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.39%) Drupal
4 5 (4.39%) WordPress
4 5 (4.39%) Joomla!
4 5 (4.39%) IIS
4 5 (4.39%) CICS
5 3 (2.63%) Confluence
5 3 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.40%) HTTP
2 11 (9.65%) Internet
3 8 (7.02%) NetScaler
4 3 (2.63%) Intranet
5 1 (0.88%) DNS
5 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) MySQL
2 5 (4.39%) DB2
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 44 (38.60%) Selenium
2 35 (30.70%) JIRA
3 29 (25.44%) WebDriver
4 21 (18.42%) Cucumber
5 17 (14.91%) Jenkins
5 17 (14.91%) Git (software)
6 15 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (12.28%) InstallShield
7 14 (12.28%) AdminStudio
8 12 (10.53%) Firebug
8 12 (10.53%) Fiddler
9 9 (7.89%) JUnit
9 9 (7.89%) MSI
9 9 (7.89%) Eclipse
10 8 (7.02%) Visual Studio
11 7 (6.14%) SpecFlow
11 7 (6.14%) Subversion
12 6 (5.26%) RSpec
12 6 (5.26%) Hudson
13 5 (4.39%) Selenium IDE
General
1 10 (8.77%) Banking
2 7 (6.14%) Retail
3 5 (4.39%) Back Office
3 5 (4.39%) Finance
4 4 (3.51%) Advertising
4 4 (3.51%) Games
5 3 (2.63%) Legal
6 2 (1.75%) French Language
6 2 (1.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (31.58%) Analyst
2 30 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 18 (15.79%) Tester
4 15 (13.16%) QA Engineer
5 10 (8.77%) Automation Analyst
6 9 (7.89%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (7.89%) Test Manager
6 9 (7.89%) Test Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) Senior QA Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Mobile Test Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) QA Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) Systems Tester
9 6 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) Senior Tester
10 5 (4.39%) Test Leader
10 5 (4.39%) Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Applications Specialist
11 4 (3.51%) Applications Packager
11 4 (3.51%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.19%) HTML
1 31 (27.19%) CSS
2 21 (18.42%) Web Services
3 14 (12.28%) Application Packaging
4 10 (8.77%) .NET
5 9 (7.89%) XML
5 9 (7.89%) Ajax
6 8 (7.02%) REST
7 7 (6.14%) JSON
7 7 (6.14%) jQuery
8 6 (5.26%) SOAP
8 6 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
8 6 (5.26%) CakePHP
9 5 (4.39%) Kohana
10 4 (3.51%) LAMP
10 4 (3.51%) XHTML
10 4 (3.51%) Gherkin
10 4 (3.51%) RESTful
11 3 (2.63%) Flash
12 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Mobile App
1 15 (13.16%) User Experience
2 10 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.02%) Open Source
5 7 (6.14%) iPhone
6 5 (4.39%) SWIFT
6 5 (4.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (4.39%) Mainframe
7 4 (3.51%) Replication
7 4 (3.51%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.88%) New Media
9 1 (0.88%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.91%) Windows
2 13 (11.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (7.89%) Android
3 9 (7.89%) Linux
4 6 (5.26%) UNIX
5 5 (4.39%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (58.77%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.96%) Automated Testing
3 36 (31.58%) Scrum
4 35 (30.70%) TDD
5 29 (25.44%) Test Scripting
6 26 (22.81%) Regression Testing
6 26 (22.81%) Integration Testing
6 26 (22.81%) Test Automation
7 22 (19.30%) Manual Testing
8 21 (18.42%) BDD
8 21 (18.42%) Software Testing
9 17 (14.91%) System Testing
10 16 (14.04%) Performance Testing
11 15 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (13.16%) Mentoring
12 14 (12.28%) Waterfall
12 14 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (9.65%) E-Commerce
14 9 (7.89%) User Stories
14 9 (7.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.56%) JavaScript
2 26 (22.81%) Java
2 26 (22.81%) SQL
3 14 (12.28%) VBScript
3 14 (12.28%) VB
3 14 (12.28%) PowerShell
4 13 (11.40%) PHP
5 11 (9.65%) Ruby
6 4 (3.51%) C#
7 2 (1.75%) Python
7 2 (1.75%) Clojure
8 1 (0.88%) PHP5
8 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 42 (36.84%) ISEB
2 29 (25.44%) ISTQB
3 11 (9.65%) Degree
4 7 (6.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.75%) MCSE
6 1 (0.88%) CCAA
6 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) CCA
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.88%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (63.16%) QA
2 4 (3.51%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (12.28%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (11.40%) XenDesktop
2 13 (11.40%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (12.28%) AppDNA
2 11 (9.65%) SCCM
3 10 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.28%) Citrix
3 8 (7.02%) Oracle
4 7 (6.14%) HP
5 5 (4.39%) IBM
6 3 (2.63%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.88%) Atmel
7 1 (0.88%) Zend
7 1 (0.88%) Informatica
7 1 (0.88%) VMware
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