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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 830 810 844
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +34
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 60 35 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.035% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.043% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 49 17 24
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £46,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-24.73% +32.85%
Compatibility Testing
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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
87531 81269 87492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.11% 81.29% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 70660 67401 74411
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.26%
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 30 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 30 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 -9.67% 1
South East - 9 £32,500 - 1
Yorkshire -32 7 £33,000 -
East of England -18 5 £32,500 -33.33%
North West -18 3 £40,000 -13.97%
West Midlands - 3 £37,500 - 2
East Midlands - 3 £39,000 -
South West - 2 £42,000 -
Compatibility Testing
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Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 (63.72%) QA
2 66 (58.41%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (36.28%) Selenium
4 40 (35.40%) ISEB
5 39 (34.51%) Scrum
6 38 (33.63%) Automated Testing
6 38 (33.63%) JIRA
7 33 (29.20%) TDD
8 31 (27.43%) Test Scripting
9 30 (26.55%) ISTQB
10 29 (25.66%) HTML
10 29 (25.66%) CSS
11 27 (23.89%) Regression Testing
11 27 (23.89%) WebDriver
12 26 (23.01%) Java
12 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
13 25 (22.12%) JavaScript
13 25 (22.12%) Integration Testing
14 23 (20.35%) Manual Testing
14 23 (20.35%) Test Automation
14 23 (20.35%) SQL
15 21 (18.58%) Software Testing
16 19 (16.81%) BDD
17 18 (15.93%) Performance Testing
17 18 (15.93%) Windows
18 17 (15.04%) Web Services
18 17 (15.04%) Team Foundation Server
18 17 (15.04%) Cucumber
19 16 (14.16%) Mobile App
19 16 (14.16%) User Experience

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (7.08%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.19%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (5.31%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.42%) IIS
4 5 (4.42%) CICS
5 3 (2.65%) CMS
5 3 (2.65%) Joomla!
5 3 (2.65%) Drupal
5 3 (2.65%) WordPress
5 3 (2.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.50%) HTTP
2 11 (9.73%) Internet
3 9 (7.96%) NetScaler
4 3 (2.65%) Intranet
5 2 (1.77%) DNS
6 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) MySQL
2 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.42%) DB2
3 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 41 (36.28%) Selenium
2 38 (33.63%) JIRA
3 27 (23.89%) WebDriver
4 17 (15.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (15.04%) Cucumber
5 15 (13.27%) InstallShield
5 15 (13.27%) AdminStudio
6 14 (12.39%) Git (software)
7 12 (10.62%) Jenkins
8 11 (9.73%) Firebug
8 11 (9.73%) Fiddler
9 10 (8.85%) MSI
10 9 (7.96%) JUnit
10 9 (7.96%) Eclipse
10 9 (7.96%) SpecFlow
10 9 (7.96%) Appium
11 8 (7.08%) Visual Studio
12 5 (4.42%) Subversion
12 5 (4.42%) FitNesse
12 5 (4.42%) Calabash
General
1 10 (8.85%) Banking
2 9 (7.96%) Retail
3 5 (4.42%) Back Office
3 5 (4.42%) Finance
3 5 (4.42%) Advertising
4 4 (3.54%) Games
5 3 (2.65%) Legal
6 2 (1.77%) French Language
6 2 (1.77%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (30.97%) Analyst
2 29 (25.66%) Test Analyst
3 19 (16.81%) Tester
4 14 (12.39%) QA Engineer
5 12 (10.62%) Automation Analyst
6 11 (9.73%) Automation Test Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) Test Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Test Manager
8 8 (7.08%) Senior QA Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) QA Analyst
9 7 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.19%) Senior Tester
10 6 (5.31%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Systems Tester
11 5 (4.42%) Software Tester
11 5 (4.42%) Applications Specialist
11 5 (4.42%) Test Leader
11 5 (4.42%) Selenium Tester
11 5 (4.42%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.66%) HTML
1 29 (25.66%) CSS
2 17 (15.04%) Web Services
3 15 (13.27%) Application Packaging
4 10 (8.85%) REST
5 9 (7.96%) .NET
6 8 (7.08%) XML
7 6 (5.31%) Ajax
8 5 (4.42%) CodeIgniter
8 5 (4.42%) jQuery
8 5 (4.42%) JSON
9 4 (3.54%) RESTful
9 4 (3.54%) CakePHP
9 4 (3.54%) XHTML
9 4 (3.54%) LAMP
10 3 (2.65%) Flash
10 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.65%) SOAP
10 3 (2.65%) Kohana
10 3 (2.65%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Mobile App
1 16 (14.16%) User Experience
2 12 (10.62%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.96%) iPhone
4 8 (7.08%) Open Source
4 8 (7.08%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.42%) SWIFT
6 5 (4.42%) Mainframe
6 5 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.54%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.65%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.88%) Replication
9 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.88%) New Media
9 1 (0.88%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.93%) Windows
2 14 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (9.73%) Android
4 8 (7.08%) Linux
5 6 (5.31%) UNIX
6 5 (4.42%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (58.41%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.51%) Scrum
3 38 (33.63%) Automated Testing
4 33 (29.20%) TDD
5 31 (27.43%) Test Scripting
6 27 (23.89%) Regression Testing
7 25 (22.12%) Integration Testing
8 23 (20.35%) Manual Testing
8 23 (20.35%) Test Automation
9 21 (18.58%) Software Testing
10 19 (16.81%) BDD
11 18 (15.93%) Performance Testing
12 15 (13.27%) Waterfall
12 15 (13.27%) Mentoring
13 14 (12.39%) System Testing
14 13 (11.50%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (9.73%) E-Commerce
16 10 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (8.85%) Software Licensing
17 9 (7.96%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.01%) Java
2 25 (22.12%) JavaScript
3 23 (20.35%) SQL
4 15 (13.27%) VBScript
4 15 (13.27%) VB
4 15 (13.27%) PowerShell
5 12 (10.62%) PHP
6 10 (8.85%) Ruby
7 4 (3.54%) C#
8 2 (1.77%) Clojure
8 2 (1.77%) PHP5
8 2 (1.77%) Python
9 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 40 (35.40%) ISEB
2 30 (26.55%) ISTQB
3 13 (11.50%) Degree
4 8 (7.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.65%) MCSE
5 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.77%) CCAA
6 2 (1.77%) CCA
6 2 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.77%) CCEA
7 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (63.72%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (13.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (12.39%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.39%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.77%) XenApp
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (13.27%) AppDNA
2 12 (10.62%) SCCM
3 10 (8.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.27%) Citrix
3 8 (7.08%) Oracle
4 7 (6.19%) HP
5 5 (4.42%) IBM
6 3 (2.65%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.77%) Zend
8 1 (0.88%) Atmel
8 1 (0.88%) Informatica
8 1 (0.88%) VMware
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