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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 810 805 796
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 59 49 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.048% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.061% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 50 29 47
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £46,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-24.73% +24.00%
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
88348 80777 86180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.76% 79.43% 77.93%
Number of salaries quoted 71077 66715 73803
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +1 28 £42,000 +5.00% 3
East of England +3 7 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Yorkshire -39 7 £34,000 -
South East - 7 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands - 7 £37,500 -
South West -16 2 £42,000 +40.00% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
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Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 64 (57.66%) QA
2 41 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (35.14%) Automated Testing
4 38 (34.23%) Selenium
5 36 (32.43%) ISEB
6 32 (28.83%) Scrum
6 32 (28.83%) TDD
7 31 (27.93%) HTML
7 31 (27.93%) CSS
7 31 (27.93%) JIRA
8 29 (26.13%) JavaScript
9 27 (24.32%) Test Scripting
10 26 (23.42%) Microsoft
10 26 (23.42%) ISTQB
11 25 (22.52%) Java
12 24 (21.62%) Regression Testing
12 24 (21.62%) Test Automation
13 23 (20.72%) Integration Testing
13 23 (20.72%) WebDriver
14 22 (19.82%) Cucumber
15 21 (18.92%) SQL
16 19 (17.12%) Software Testing
16 19 (17.12%) Jenkins
16 19 (17.12%) Performance Testing
17 18 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (16.22%) BDD
17 18 (16.22%) Web Services
18 17 (15.32%) Windows
18 17 (15.32%) Mobile App
18 17 (15.32%) Git (software)

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (7.21%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.31%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.50%) Drupal
4 5 (4.50%) Joomla!
4 5 (4.50%) WordPress
4 5 (4.50%) CICS
4 5 (4.50%) IIS
5 3 (2.70%) Confluence
5 3 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.71%) HTTP
2 11 (9.91%) Internet
3 7 (6.31%) NetScaler
4 5 (4.50%) Wireless
5 3 (2.70%) Intranet
6 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) MySQL
2 5 (4.50%) DB2
3 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (34.23%) Selenium
2 31 (27.93%) JIRA
3 23 (20.72%) WebDriver
4 22 (19.82%) Cucumber
5 19 (17.12%) Jenkins
6 17 (15.32%) Git (software)
7 14 (12.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (11.71%) InstallShield
8 13 (11.71%) AdminStudio
9 12 (10.81%) Firebug
9 12 (10.81%) Fiddler
10 8 (7.21%) JUnit
10 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
10 8 (7.21%) MSI
10 8 (7.21%) Eclipse
10 8 (7.21%) Subversion
11 7 (6.31%) RSpec
12 6 (5.41%) Hudson
12 6 (5.41%) SpecFlow
13 5 (4.50%) Selenium IDE
General
1 10 (9.01%) Banking
2 7 (6.31%) Games
3 6 (5.41%) Retail
4 5 (4.50%) Finance
4 5 (4.50%) Back Office
5 3 (2.70%) German Language
5 3 (2.70%) Legal
5 3 (2.70%) Advertising
5 3 (2.70%) Marketing
6 2 (1.80%) French Language
6 2 (1.80%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (35.14%) Analyst
2 33 (29.73%) Test Analyst
3 17 (15.32%) Tester
4 12 (10.81%) QA Engineer
5 10 (9.01%) Test Engineer
6 9 (8.11%) Automation Analyst
6 9 (8.11%) Test Manager
7 8 (7.21%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) QA Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Systems Tester
9 6 (5.41%) Senior QA Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Mobile Test Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Test Leader
10 5 (4.50%) Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Applications Specialist
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (3.60%) PHP Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Senior Test Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.93%) HTML
1 31 (27.93%) CSS
2 18 (16.22%) Web Services
3 13 (11.71%) Application Packaging
4 10 (9.01%) Ajax
5 9 (8.11%) XML
6 8 (7.21%) JSON
7 7 (6.31%) REST
7 7 (6.31%) jQuery
8 6 (5.41%) .NET
8 6 (5.41%) SOAP
8 6 (5.41%) Flash
8 6 (5.41%) CodeIgniter
8 6 (5.41%) CakePHP
9 5 (4.50%) Gherkin
9 5 (4.50%) Kohana
10 4 (3.60%) RESTful
11 3 (2.70%) LAMP
11 3 (2.70%) XHTML
12 1 (0.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.21%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.21%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.31%) Open Source
4 6 (5.41%) iPhone
5 5 (4.50%) SWIFT
5 5 (4.50%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.60%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.60%) Replication
7 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.90%) New Media
7 1 (0.90%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) Windows
2 13 (11.71%) Linux
3 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (8.11%) Android
5 8 (7.21%) Apple iOS
6 6 (5.41%) UNIX
7 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (35.14%) Automated Testing
3 32 (28.83%) Scrum
3 32 (28.83%) TDD
4 27 (24.32%) Test Scripting
5 24 (21.62%) Regression Testing
5 24 (21.62%) Test Automation
6 23 (20.72%) Integration Testing
7 19 (17.12%) Software Testing
7 19 (17.12%) Performance Testing
8 18 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (16.22%) BDD
9 14 (12.61%) System Testing
10 13 (11.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (10.81%) E-Commerce
12 11 (9.91%) Waterfall
13 10 (9.01%) User Stories
14 8 (7.21%) OOP
14 8 (7.21%) Security Testing
14 8 (7.21%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (26.13%) JavaScript
2 25 (22.52%) Java
3 21 (18.92%) SQL
4 13 (11.71%) PowerShell
4 13 (11.71%) VBScript
4 13 (11.71%) VB
5 12 (10.81%) Ruby
5 12 (10.81%) PHP
6 4 (3.60%) C#
7 2 (1.80%) Python
7 2 (1.80%) Assembly Language
7 2 (1.80%) Clojure
8 1 (0.90%) R
8 1 (0.90%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 36 (32.43%) ISEB
2 26 (23.42%) ISTQB
3 11 (9.91%) Degree
4 5 (4.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.60%) MCSE
5 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.70%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.70%) MCP
7 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (57.66%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (11.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 12 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.81%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (11.71%) AppDNA
2 10 (9.01%) SCCM
2 10 (9.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (23.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.71%) Citrix
3 7 (6.31%) Oracle
4 6 (5.41%) HP
5 5 (4.50%) IBM
6 4 (3.60%) VMware
7 3 (2.70%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.80%) Atmel
9 1 (0.90%) Zend
9 1 (0.90%) Google
9 1 (0.90%) Informatica
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