The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 210 228 255
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +27
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 16 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.33% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.37% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 5
Median salary £60,000 £35,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% +20.68%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4711 5390 5929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.00% 88.38% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3994 4315 4762
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Compatibility Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Compatibility Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Compatibility Testing Salary Trend in the North West

Compatibility Testing
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Compatibility Testing Salary Histogram in the North West

Compatibility Testing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 15 £60,000 +71.42%
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 21 (63.64%) Test Scripting
4 20 (60.61%) System Integration Testing
5 18 (54.55%) Regression Testing
6 17 (51.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (51.52%) SDLC
6 17 (51.52%) Process Improvement
6 17 (51.52%) Functional Testing
7 11 (33.33%) ISEB
8 8 (24.24%) Defect Management
9 7 (21.21%) BDD
9 7 (21.21%) Retail
9 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
9 7 (21.21%) System Testing
10 6 (18.18%) TDD
10 6 (18.18%) Scrum
10 6 (18.18%) EPoS
11 5 (15.15%) Windows
11 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
11 5 (15.15%) JIRA
12 4 (12.12%) QA
12 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
12 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (12.12%) HTML
12 4 (12.12%) SQL
12 4 (12.12%) CSS
12 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
12 4 (12.12%) SoapUI

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Confluence
1 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JIRA
1 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.12%) SoapUI
3 3 (9.09%) MSTest
3 3 (9.09%) Selenium
3 3 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.06%) Fiddler
4 2 (6.06%) Firebug
5 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.03%) Gatling
5 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (21.21%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Test Leader
2 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Tester
4 2 (6.06%) Manual Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Server Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) CSS
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
3 2 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) EPoS
2 4 (12.12%) User Experience
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.09%) W3C
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Android
3 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 21 (63.64%) Test Scripting
4 20 (60.61%) System Integration Testing
5 18 (54.55%) Regression Testing
6 17 (51.52%) Functional Testing
6 17 (51.52%) Process Improvement
6 17 (51.52%) SDLC
6 17 (51.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (24.24%) Defect Management
8 7 (21.21%) BDD
8 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
8 7 (21.21%) System Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Scrum
9 6 (18.18%) TDD
10 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
11 4 (12.12%) Automation Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (12.12%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 4 (12.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) Groovy
3 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
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