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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 249 252 235
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.097% 0.027% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.035% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £29,000 - £30,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £27,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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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
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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 6 £29,000 -
Cheshire -2 1 £40,000 -
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Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (60.00%) ISEB
1 6 (60.00%) QA
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (40.00%) System Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) Hudson
2 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Replication
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) ISO 9000

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (40.00%) Hudson
1 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) MSI
2 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (10.00%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) System Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) BDD
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VBScript
2 2 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) AppSense
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Becrypt
4 1 (10.00%) Lumension
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) Wyse