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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compatibility Testing
Rank 801 825 810
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 76 61 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.057% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.069% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 67 52 22
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £32,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -24.73%
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
86687 88196 80823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.08% 82.84% 81.86%
Number of salaries quoted 72435 71039 66912
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +35 33 £41,000 +21.48% 4
South West +4 20 £35,000 -16.66%
Yorkshire +15 11 £45,000 +32.35%
North West - 10 £41,250 - 1
East of England -7 1 £35,000 +7.69% 2
London -29 1 - -
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Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 178 (75.42%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (64.41%) Regression Testing
3 138 (58.47%) Integration Testing
4 123 (52.12%) SDLC
5 111 (47.03%) QA
5 111 (47.03%) Java
6 109 (46.19%) System Integration Testing
7 102 (43.22%) Web Services
8 96 (40.68%) TDD
9 82 (34.75%) SQL
10 73 (30.93%) ISEB
11 69 (29.24%) Unit Testing
12 65 (27.54%) Automated Testing
13 63 (26.69%) Manual Testing
14 62 (26.27%) Waterfall
15 61 (25.85%) Test Scripting
16 59 (25.00%) Oracle
17 54 (22.88%) Finance
18 53 (22.46%) HP
18 53 (22.46%) HP Quality Center
19 52 (22.03%) System Testing
20 46 (19.49%) C#
21 44 (18.64%) UNIX
22 42 (17.80%) Performance Testing
23 41 (17.37%) RAD
24 40 (16.95%) Test Strategy
25 38 (16.10%) User Stories
26 37 (15.68%) BDD
27 36 (15.25%) Microsoft
28 35 (14.83%) Automation Testing

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.42%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (4.24%) MS Office
1 10 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.97%) Intranet
2 3 (1.27%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) Internet
3 1 (0.42%) LAN
3 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.66%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.12%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (10.59%) SoapUI
2 23 (9.75%) SpecFlow
3 22 (9.32%) Jenkins
4 19 (8.05%) Selenium
5 15 (6.36%) JIRA
6 14 (5.93%) Cucumber
6 14 (5.93%) Hudson
6 14 (5.93%) TeamCity
7 10 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.97%) Git (software)
9 6 (2.54%) RSpec
9 6 (2.54%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.54%) Firebug
9 6 (2.54%) Fiddler
9 6 (2.54%) Subversion
10 5 (2.12%) JMeter
11 4 (1.69%) Zephyr
12 2 (0.85%) Appium
12 2 (0.85%) HP UFT
13 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
General
1 54 (22.88%) Finance
2 12 (5.08%) Retail
3 6 (2.54%) Marketing
4 5 (2.12%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.12%) Electronics
4 5 (2.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (27.97%) QA Engineer
2 37 (15.68%) Tester
3 32 (13.56%) Analyst
3 32 (13.56%) Test Analyst
4 31 (13.14%) Test Engineer
5 18 (7.63%) Test Manager
6 17 (7.20%) Systems Engineer
6 17 (7.20%) Technical Leader
7 16 (6.78%) Integration Engineer
7 16 (6.78%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 15 (6.36%) Software Engineer
9 14 (5.93%) Consultant
9 14 (5.93%) Software Test Engineer
9 14 (5.93%) Test Leader
9 14 (5.93%) QA Consultant
10 10 (4.24%) Functional Test Engineer
11 9 (3.81%) Technical Tester
12 8 (3.39%) Developer
13 7 (2.97%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (2.97%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (43.22%) Web Services
2 33 (13.98%) JSP
2 33 (13.98%) Software Packaging
3 21 (8.90%) .NET
4 16 (6.78%) SOAP
5 15 (6.36%) HTML
6 14 (5.93%) CSS
7 8 (3.39%) XML
7 8 (3.39%) jQuery
8 6 (2.54%) RESTful
8 6 (2.54%) Gherkin
8 6 (2.54%) Ajax
8 6 (2.54%) JSON
9 2 (0.85%) REST
10 1 (0.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.08%) User Experience
2 9 (3.81%) Replication
3 7 (2.97%) W3C
4 6 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.12%) DTV
6 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.85%) iPhone
7 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.42%) Social Media
8 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.42%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.64%) UNIX
2 14 (5.93%) Linux
3 8 (3.39%) CentOS
4 3 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (0.42%) Windows
5 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (75.42%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (64.41%) Regression Testing
3 138 (58.47%) Integration Testing
4 123 (52.12%) SDLC
5 109 (46.19%) System Integration Testing
6 96 (40.68%) TDD
7 69 (29.24%) Unit Testing
8 65 (27.54%) Automated Testing
9 63 (26.69%) Manual Testing
10 62 (26.27%) Waterfall
11 61 (25.85%) Test Scripting
12 52 (22.03%) System Testing
13 42 (17.80%) Performance Testing
14 41 (17.37%) RAD
15 40 (16.95%) Test Strategy
16 38 (16.10%) User Stories
17 37 (15.68%) BDD
18 35 (14.83%) Automation Testing
19 33 (13.98%) Software Distribution
19 33 (13.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 111 (47.03%) Java
2 82 (34.75%) SQL
3 46 (19.49%) C#
4 34 (14.41%) PowerShell
5 18 (7.63%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.97%) Ruby
7 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.42%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 73 (30.93%) ISEB
2 33 (13.98%) Security Cleared
3 24 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 24 (10.17%) DV Cleared
4 23 (9.75%) Degree
5 16 (6.78%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.27%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (47.03%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (13.98%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 53 (22.46%) HP Quality Center
2 34 (14.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (25.00%) Oracle
2 53 (22.46%) HP
3 36 (15.25%) Microsoft
4 33 (13.98%) Citrix
5 14 (5.93%) Pega
6 9 (3.81%) SAP
7 8 (3.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.42%) ATG
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