The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 425 424 438
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 13 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.060% 0.014% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.018% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 4
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -17.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,600 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +1.53%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17258 16862 17844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.11% 79.63% 77.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13775 13395 15357
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Compatibility Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Compatibility Testing Salary Trend in the South East

Compatibility Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Compatibility Testing Salary Histogram in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 7 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £36,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £35,000 -
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England

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 12 (57.14%) Web Services
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Regression Testing
2 11 (52.38%) QA
3 9 (42.86%) ISEB
3 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 9 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 8 (38.10%) JIRA
4 8 (38.10%) Selenium
4 8 (38.10%) WebDriver
4 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
5 7 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Test Management
5 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (33.33%) SaaS
5 7 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (23.81%) JSP
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (23.81%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) Software Packaging
6 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
6 5 (23.81%) SCCM
6 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) JIRA
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
1 8 (38.10%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.76%) FogBugz
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Tester
2 6 (28.57%) Software Tester
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Tester
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Software Tester
2 6 (28.57%) Selenium Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) QA Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Tester
5 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) Software Packaging
2 5 (23.81%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Regression Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
5 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (33.33%) Test Management
5 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 5 (23.81%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Software Distribution
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) User Stories
7 1 (4.76%) RAD
7 1 (4.76%) ETL
7 1 (4.76%) B2B
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) ISEB
1 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 7 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
1 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) HP
1 5 (23.81%) Citrix
2 3 (14.29%) AppSense
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica