The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compatibility Testing
Rank 621 606 611
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 1 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.060% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.003% 0.071% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 0 20 11
Average salary - £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -24.73%
Compatibility Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37857 39249 37070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.76% 84.57% 84.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31945 32349 30721
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Compatibility Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the London region.

Compatibility Testing Salary Trend in London

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 18 (90.00%) QA
2 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Performance Testing
3 11 (55.00%) Degree
3 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (45.00%) Regression Testing
5 9 (45.00%) ISEB
5 9 (45.00%) BDD
5 9 (45.00%) Manual Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Automation Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
6 8 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
6 8 (40.00%) Release Management
6 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 8 (40.00%) HTML
6 8 (40.00%) MS Office
6 8 (40.00%) CSS
6 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (35.00%) Subversion
7 7 (35.00%) B2C
7 7 (35.00%) Web Services
7 7 (35.00%) XML

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (35.00%) RSpec
2 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (35.00%) Subversion
2 7 (35.00%) Firebug
2 7 (35.00%) Fiddler
2 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) Selenium
4 2 (10.00%) Appium
4 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) QA Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
1 8 (40.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) XML
2 7 (35.00%) Ajax
2 7 (35.00%) JSON
2 7 (35.00%) RESTful
2 7 (35.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) iPhone
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (55.00%) Performance Testing
1 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 10 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Manual Testing
3 9 (45.00%) BDD
3 9 (45.00%) Automation Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Regression Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Release Management
4 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 8 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (40.00%) Web Accessibility
5 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (35.00%) B2C
5 7 (35.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 9 (45.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (90.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
1 1 (5.00%) ATG