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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compatibility Testing
Rank 426 405 438
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +33
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 9 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.043% 0.025% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.031% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 3
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.69%
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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
16799 15977 17115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.99% 80.26% 77.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13572 12611 14606
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 £67,500 £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

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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 30 January 2015. 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 -14 6 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £36,000 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (52.38%) Web Services
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Regression Testing
2 10 (47.62%) QA
3 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 9 (42.86%) ISEB
4 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
4 8 (38.10%) JIRA
4 8 (38.10%) Selenium
4 8 (38.10%) Manual Testing
4 8 (38.10%) WebDriver
5 7 (33.33%) SaaS
5 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 7 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (33.33%) Test Management
5 7 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (28.57%) JSP
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL
6 6 (28.57%) Citrix
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (28.57%) SCCM
6 6 (28.57%) Software Packaging
6 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 6 (28.57%) Software Distribution

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) Selenium Tester
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Software Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) QA Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Tester
6 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) JSP
2 6 (28.57%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Regression Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Manual Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 7 (33.33%) Test Management
5 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 6 (28.57%) Software Distribution
6 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.76%) Line Management
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 9 (42.86%) ISEB
2 7 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) QA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Citrix
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) AppSense