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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 257 251 258
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.047% 0.059% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.067% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
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
5614 5957 6331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.27% 88.42% 86.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4682 4934 5176
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 28 September 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
Lancashire - 2 £32,500 -
Manchester -9 1 - -
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 9 (56.25%) Integration Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Regression Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (56.25%) Process Improvement
2 9 (56.25%) Functional Testing
2 9 (56.25%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (56.25%) SDLC
2 9 (56.25%) Smoke Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Defect Management
3 7 (43.75%) JIRA
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
5 5 (31.25%) Scala
5 5 (31.25%) User Stories
5 5 (31.25%) Node.js
5 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) Selenium
5 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (25.00%) Coaching
7 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
7 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (18.75%) Gatling

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 3 (18.75%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DSL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
3 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 3 (18.75%) Gatling
3 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Test Leader
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
2 2 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
2 2 (12.50%) QA Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 9 (56.25%) Functional Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Integration Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Process Improvement
2 9 (56.25%) Regression Testing
2 9 (56.25%) SDLC
2 9 (56.25%) Smoke Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (56.25%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Defect Management
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) User Stories
6 4 (25.00%) Coaching
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Scala
2 3 (18.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA