The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 848 812 848
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +36
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 54 44 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.042% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.053% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 22
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,500 £24,625
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £27,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90910 82248 90837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.44% 79.03% 76.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73759 68320 77731
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Compatibility Testing
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -62 19 £38,500 -9.41% 2
East of England -8 12 £33,750 +32.35% 4
Yorkshire -33 9 £30,000 -14.28% 3
North West +3 7 £29,000 -
South East - 4 £21,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
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Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (35.21%) Cucumber
2 23 (32.39%) BDD
2 23 (32.39%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (32.39%) Test Automation
2 23 (32.39%) HTML
3 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (29.58%) Mobile App
5 20 (28.17%) Jenkins
5 20 (28.17%) Automated Testing
5 20 (28.17%) Selenium
5 20 (28.17%) Java
5 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
5 20 (28.17%) CSS
5 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
6 19 (26.76%) Web Services
6 19 (26.76%) Linux
6 19 (26.76%) QA
6 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
7 18 (25.35%) ISEB
8 17 (23.94%) SQL
9 16 (22.54%) E-Commerce
10 15 (21.13%) Performance Testing
10 15 (21.13%) Subversion
10 15 (21.13%) Ruby
11 14 (19.72%) Ajax
11 14 (19.72%) Firebug
11 14 (19.72%) ISTQB
11 14 (19.72%) JIRA
11 14 (19.72%) Gherkin
12 13 (18.31%) User Stories

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (2.82%) Joomla!
1 2 (2.82%) Drupal
1 2 (2.82%) IIS
1 2 (2.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Wireless
2 6 (8.45%) Internet
3 5 (7.04%) HTTP
4 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.82%) LAN
5 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (35.21%) Cucumber
2 20 (28.17%) Jenkins
2 20 (28.17%) Selenium
3 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
4 15 (21.13%) Subversion
5 14 (19.72%) Firebug
5 14 (19.72%) JIRA
6 12 (16.90%) Fiddler
7 11 (15.49%) RSpec
8 10 (14.08%) WebDriver
9 6 (8.45%) SoapUI
10 5 (7.04%) JMeter
11 4 (5.63%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (5.63%) InstallShield
11 4 (5.63%) AdminStudio
11 4 (5.63%) SpecFlow
11 4 (5.63%) Calabash
11 4 (5.63%) Hudson
12 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
12 3 (4.23%) MonkeyTalk
General
1 5 (7.04%) German Language
1 5 (7.04%) Marketing
2 4 (5.63%) Games
3 2 (2.82%) Automotive
3 2 (2.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (54.93%) Analyst
2 37 (52.11%) Test Analyst
3 11 (15.49%) Tester
3 11 (15.49%) Automation Test Analyst
3 11 (15.49%) Automation Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) Mobile Tester
5 5 (7.04%) Field Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Test Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) QA Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Web Tester
7 3 (4.23%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Developer
7 3 (4.23%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Field Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.39%) HTML
2 20 (28.17%) CSS
3 19 (26.76%) Web Services
4 14 (19.72%) Ajax
4 14 (19.72%) Gherkin
5 12 (16.90%) JSON
5 12 (16.90%) XML
6 8 (11.27%) .NET
7 6 (8.45%) Application Packaging
7 6 (8.45%) SOAP
8 5 (7.04%) Flash
9 4 (5.63%) XHTML
10 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.82%) jQuery
11 2 (2.82%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (2.82%) CakePHP
11 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.82%) JSP
11 2 (2.82%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (2.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.58%) Mobile App
2 11 (15.49%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.63%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) iPhone
4 1 (1.41%) Open Source
4 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.76%) Linux
2 12 (16.90%) Windows
3 10 (14.08%) Apple iOS
4 8 (11.27%) Android
5 6 (8.45%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.41%) CentOS
8 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) BDD
1 23 (32.39%) Continuous Integration
1 23 (32.39%) Test Automation
2 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.17%) Automated Testing
4 16 (22.54%) E-Commerce
5 15 (21.13%) Performance Testing
6 13 (18.31%) User Stories
7 12 (16.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (16.90%) Software Testing
8 11 (15.49%) OOP
8 11 (15.49%) B2C
8 11 (15.49%) Test Scripting
9 9 (12.68%) TDD
9 9 (12.68%) Scrum
10 8 (11.27%) Regression Testing
10 8 (11.27%) Web Testing
10 8 (11.27%) System Testing
11 7 (9.86%) Integration Testing
12 5 (7.04%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) Java
1 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
2 17 (23.94%) SQL
3 15 (21.13%) Ruby
4 6 (8.45%) C#
4 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.04%) VBScript
5 5 (7.04%) VB
6 3 (4.23%) PHP
7 2 (2.82%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.41%) R
8 1 (1.41%) Python
8 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) ISEB
2 14 (19.72%) ISTQB
3 12 (16.90%) Degree
4 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.04%) A+ Certification
4 5 (7.04%) MCP
4 5 (7.04%) MCSE
5 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.76%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (5.63%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.23%) XenApp
3 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) SCCM
2 5 (7.04%) AppDNA
3 3 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) Citrix
3 5 (7.04%) VMware
4 3 (4.23%) Xamarin
4 3 (4.23%) EMC
4 3 (4.23%) Google
5 2 (2.82%) AppSense
5 2 (2.82%) Atmel
6 1 (1.41%) Lumension
6 1 (1.41%) Becrypt
6 1 (1.41%) McAfee
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle
6 1 (1.41%) Wyse
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