The first table below looks at the demand for Compatibility Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank - 238 238
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.096% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.12% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Average salary - £48,250 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +77.06%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5778 5651 5721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.19% 77.86% 76.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4597 4797 5028
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) System Testing
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Hudson
2 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Replication
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (66.67%) Hudson
1 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) System Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA