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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 257 241 262
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 2 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% 0.099% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 9
Median salary - £32,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.58%
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
5588 5349 6504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.19% 87.83% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4691 4390 5576
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
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 5 December 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 -29 2 - -
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Scala
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) QA Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (20.00%) Gatling
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) DSL
4 1 (20.00%) Groovy
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Confluence

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 (20.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DSL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Gatling
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (40.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 2 (40.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) QA Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA