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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compatibility Testing
Rank 744 858 824
Rank change year-on-year
+114 -34
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 124 44 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.041% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.049% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 117 34 27
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
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
85861 88913 83710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.17% 82.37% 80.26%
Number of salaries quoted 70389 72034 69820
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +33 50 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Yorkshire +33 32 £45,000 +63.63% 3
North West +21 20 £36,500 +25.86% 1
London -10 18 £45,000 +14.64% 3
West Midlands -12 2 £43,750 +9.37%
East of England +8 1 £60,000 +77.77%
South West - 1 £33,000 -
Compatibility Testing
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Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 128 (71.91%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (52.25%) Regression Testing
3 92 (51.69%) SQL
4 84 (47.19%) TDD
5 78 (43.82%) QA
6 76 (42.70%) ISEB
6 76 (42.70%) Automated Testing
7 75 (42.13%) Integration Testing
8 71 (39.89%) Web Services
9 59 (33.15%) Java
9 59 (33.15%) BDD
10 55 (30.90%) System Testing
11 48 (26.97%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (26.97%) Test Automation
11 48 (26.97%) Jenkins
12 40 (22.47%) Automation Testing
13 38 (21.35%) .NET
14 37 (20.79%) Test Scripting
15 36 (20.22%) SpecFlow
16 34 (19.10%) SoapUI
17 32 (17.98%) UNIX
17 32 (17.98%) Manual Testing
18 29 (16.29%) Service Delivery
18 29 (16.29%) Unit Testing
18 29 (16.29%) TeamCity
18 29 (16.29%) Hudson
19 27 (15.17%) Microsoft
20 26 (14.61%) HP
20 26 (14.61%) Finance
21 25 (14.04%) XML

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 4 (2.25%) Apache
1 4 (2.25%) Drupal
1 4 (2.25%) WordPress
1 4 (2.25%) Node.js
2 3 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) LAN
2 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.37%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.81%) MySQL
2 5 (2.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.56%) DB2
3 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (26.97%) Jenkins
2 36 (20.22%) SpecFlow
3 34 (19.10%) SoapUI
4 29 (16.29%) Hudson
4 29 (16.29%) TeamCity
5 21 (11.80%) Firebug
5 21 (11.80%) Fiddler
6 19 (10.67%) Subversion
7 18 (10.11%) Git (software)
8 17 (9.55%) Cucumber
9 16 (8.99%) RSpec
10 13 (7.30%) Selenium
11 9 (5.06%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.69%) JMeter
12 3 (1.69%) JIRA
13 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.12%) Appium
13 2 (1.12%) Calabash
14 1 (0.56%) Selenium IDE
14 1 (0.56%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (14.61%) Finance
2 9 (5.06%) Retail
3 6 (3.37%) Online Betting
3 6 (3.37%) Games
3 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (27.53%) Analyst
1 49 (27.53%) Test Analyst
2 41 (23.03%) QA Engineer
3 34 (19.10%) Tester
4 14 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (7.87%) Functional Analyst
4 14 (7.87%) Functional Test Analyst
5 13 (7.30%) Technical Tester
5 13 (7.30%) Integration Engineer
5 13 (7.30%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 13 (7.30%) Test Leader
6 10 (5.62%) Technical Leader
6 10 (5.62%) Test Manager
7 6 (3.37%) Quality Engineer
7 6 (3.37%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (3.37%) Technical Test Analyst
7 6 (3.37%) QA Automation Engineer
7 6 (3.37%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (2.81%) Software Test Analyst
8 5 (2.81%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (39.89%) Web Services
2 38 (21.35%) .NET
3 25 (14.04%) XML
4 23 (12.92%) JSP
4 23 (12.92%) Software Packaging
5 20 (11.24%) HTML
5 20 (11.24%) JSON
6 19 (10.67%) CSS
7 16 (8.99%) SOAP
7 16 (8.99%) Gherkin
8 12 (6.74%) Ajax
9 11 (6.18%) RESTful
10 5 (2.81%) HTML5
11 4 (2.25%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (2.25%) CodeIgniter
11 4 (2.25%) jQuery
11 4 (2.25%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.25%) Sass
11 4 (2.25%) Laravel
12 3 (1.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.87%) Replication
2 12 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.69%) User Experience
5 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.12%) iPhone
6 2 (1.12%) Open Source
7 1 (0.56%) Social Media
7 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.98%) UNIX
2 22 (12.36%) Linux
3 6 (3.37%) Windows
3 6 (3.37%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.69%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (71.91%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (52.25%) Regression Testing
3 84 (47.19%) TDD
4 76 (42.70%) Automated Testing
5 75 (42.13%) Integration Testing
6 59 (33.15%) BDD
7 55 (30.90%) System Testing
8 48 (26.97%) Test Automation
8 48 (26.97%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (22.47%) Automation Testing
10 37 (20.79%) Test Scripting
11 32 (17.98%) Manual Testing
12 29 (16.29%) Unit Testing
12 29 (16.29%) Service Delivery
13 24 (13.48%) ITIL
13 24 (13.48%) Waterfall
14 23 (12.92%) Software Distribution
15 22 (12.36%) Functional Testing
16 21 (11.80%) E-Commerce
17 17 (9.55%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 92 (51.69%) SQL
2 59 (33.15%) Java
3 24 (13.48%) C#
3 24 (13.48%) PowerShell
4 21 (11.80%) Ruby
5 13 (7.30%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.37%) Scala
7 4 (2.25%) PHP
8 1 (0.56%) COBOL
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (42.70%) ISEB
2 23 (12.92%) Security Cleared
3 21 (11.80%) SC Cleared
3 21 (11.80%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.37%) Degree
5 5 (2.81%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.12%) IC3 Certification
6 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (43.82%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (12.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (3.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (14.04%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (13.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (15.17%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.61%) HP
3 24 (13.48%) Oracle
4 23 (12.92%) Citrix
5 5 (2.81%) AppSense
5 5 (2.81%) SAP
5 5 (2.81%) Pega
6 1 (0.56%) Capita
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago