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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compatibility Testing
Rank 734 846 824
Rank change year-on-year
+112 -22
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 125 55 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.050% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.060% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 115 42 29
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
86870 91057 82564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.76% 82.78% 81.02%
Number of salaries quoted 71897 74104 68287
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £73,150
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 July 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 July 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 +67 45 £40,750 +1.87% 4
Yorkshire +23 28 £45,000 +24.13%
North West - 22 £37,500 - 2
South West +2 18 £32,500 -22.61% 1
London +3 9 £45,000 +16.88% 2
West Midlands -18 2 £32,500 -13.33%
East of England +6 1 £35,000 +7.69% 1
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Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 203 (74.63%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (61.40%) Regression Testing
3 147 (54.04%) Integration Testing
4 133 (48.90%) SDLC
5 121 (44.49%) Java
6 119 (43.75%) QA
7 113 (41.54%) System Integration Testing
8 111 (40.81%) SQL
9 109 (40.07%) Web Services
10 104 (38.24%) TDD
11 97 (35.66%) ISEB
12 81 (29.78%) Automated Testing
13 71 (26.10%) Test Scripting
14 67 (24.63%) System Testing
15 65 (23.90%) Unit Testing
16 63 (23.16%) Manual Testing
17 59 (21.69%) Waterfall
18 58 (21.32%) UNIX
18 58 (21.32%) C#
19 56 (20.59%) Oracle
20 52 (19.12%) Finance
21 50 (18.38%) HP
22 49 (18.01%) BDD
22 49 (18.01%) HP Quality Center
23 47 (17.28%) Test Automation
24 44 (16.18%) Automation Testing
24 44 (16.18%) Microsoft
25 43 (15.81%) ITIL
25 43 (15.81%) PowerShell
25 43 (15.81%) SCCM

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (3.31%) MS Excel
1 9 (3.31%) MS Office
2 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.57%) Intranet
2 3 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (0.37%) LAN
3 1 (0.37%) WAN
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.41%) Oracle Database
2 8 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.21%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.74%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 30 (11.03%) SpecFlow
2 30 (11.03%) SoapUI
3 21 (7.72%) Selenium
3 21 (7.72%) TeamCity
3 21 (7.72%) Hudson
4 20 (7.35%) Cucumber
5 14 (5.15%) JIRA
6 13 (4.78%) Git (software)
7 12 (4.41%) RSpec
7 12 (4.41%) Firebug
7 12 (4.41%) Fiddler
7 12 (4.41%) Subversion
8 10 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.94%) WebDriver
10 7 (2.57%) JMeter
11 4 (1.47%) Zephyr
12 2 (0.74%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.74%) JUnit
12 2 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 52 (19.12%) Finance
2 12 (4.41%) Retail
3 5 (1.84%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.47%) Electronics
4 4 (1.47%) Marketing
4 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.37%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.37%) Publishing
5 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (25.37%) QA Engineer
2 42 (15.44%) Tester
3 41 (15.07%) Analyst
3 41 (15.07%) Test Analyst
4 28 (10.29%) Test Engineer
5 23 (8.46%) Technical Leader
5 23 (8.46%) Test Manager
6 20 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
7 19 (6.99%) Integration Engineer
7 19 (6.99%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 19 (6.99%) Test Leader
8 16 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 14 (5.15%) QA Consultant
9 14 (5.15%) Consultant
9 14 (5.15%) Software Test Engineer
10 13 (4.78%) Technical Tester
11 10 (3.68%) Functional Test Engineer
12 8 (2.94%) Developer
12 8 (2.94%) Quality Engineer
13 7 (2.57%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (40.07%) Web Services
2 42 (15.44%) JSP
2 42 (15.44%) Software Packaging
3 29 (10.66%) .NET
4 21 (7.72%) HTML
5 19 (6.99%) CSS
6 18 (6.62%) SOAP
7 16 (5.88%) XML
8 13 (4.78%) JSON
9 12 (4.41%) Gherkin
10 11 (4.04%) Ajax
10 11 (4.04%) RESTful
11 8 (2.94%) jQuery
12 2 (0.74%) REST
12 2 (0.74%) HTML5
13 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.78%) Replication
2 12 (4.41%) User Experience
3 11 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.57%) W3C
5 4 (1.47%) DTV
5 4 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.74%) iPhone
7 2 (0.74%) Social Media
8 1 (0.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.37%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (21.32%) UNIX
2 18 (6.62%) Linux
3 6 (2.21%) CentOS
4 4 (1.47%) Android
5 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (74.63%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (61.40%) Regression Testing
3 147 (54.04%) Integration Testing
4 133 (48.90%) SDLC
5 113 (41.54%) System Integration Testing
6 104 (38.24%) TDD
7 81 (29.78%) Automated Testing
8 71 (26.10%) Test Scripting
9 67 (24.63%) System Testing
10 65 (23.90%) Unit Testing
11 63 (23.16%) Manual Testing
12 59 (21.69%) Waterfall
13 49 (18.01%) BDD
14 47 (17.28%) Test Automation
15 44 (16.18%) Automation Testing
16 43 (15.81%) ITIL
17 42 (15.44%) Software Distribution
18 40 (14.71%) Test Strategy
19 34 (12.50%) RAD
19 34 (12.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 121 (44.49%) Java
2 111 (40.81%) SQL
3 58 (21.32%) C#
4 43 (15.81%) PowerShell
5 23 (8.46%) JavaScript
6 13 (4.78%) Ruby
7 2 (0.74%) COBOL
8 1 (0.37%) Scala
8 1 (0.37%) C
8 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 97 (35.66%) ISEB
2 42 (15.44%) Security Cleared
3 33 (12.13%) SC Cleared
3 33 (12.13%) DV Cleared
4 25 (9.19%) Degree
5 17 (6.25%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.10%) IC3 Certification
8 2 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (43.75%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) COBIT
2 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (15.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 49 (18.01%) HP Quality Center
2 43 (15.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (20.59%) Oracle
2 50 (18.38%) HP
3 44 (16.18%) Microsoft
4 42 (15.44%) Citrix
5 13 (4.78%) Pega
6 8 (2.94%) SAP
7 6 (2.21%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.37%) ATG
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