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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compatibility Testing
Rank 409 444 -
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 33 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.031% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.038% -
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 0
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -24.73%
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
17614 18265 16643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.14% 80.94% 78.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14475 14153 13529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 2015.

Compatibility Testing Salary Histogram in the South East

Compatibility Testing
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 1 September 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
West Sussex - 14 £41,000 -
East Sussex +30 13 £42,750 +14.00%
Surrey +9 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Hampshire +21 2 £32,000 -1.53%
Berkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 79 (68.70%) QA
2 78 (67.83%) Web Services
2 78 (67.83%) TDD
3 77 (66.96%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (63.48%) Regression Testing
5 72 (62.61%) Integration Testing
6 70 (60.87%) Unit Testing
6 70 (60.87%) System Integration Testing
7 65 (56.52%) Java
8 62 (53.91%) SDLC
8 62 (53.91%) Waterfall
9 59 (51.30%) Oracle
10 54 (46.96%) HP
10 54 (46.96%) HP Quality Center
11 49 (42.61%) Finance
12 47 (40.87%) Automated Testing
13 46 (40.00%) Manual Testing
14 42 (36.52%) RAD
15 33 (28.70%) Microsoft
16 32 (27.83%) Performance Testing
17 31 (26.96%) Software Packaging
17 31 (26.96%) Security Cleared
17 31 (26.96%) PowerShell
17 31 (26.96%) SCCM
17 31 (26.96%) User Stories
17 31 (26.96%) Software Distribution
17 31 (26.96%) Citrix
17 31 (26.96%) ITIL
17 31 (26.96%) JSP
17 31 (26.96%) Microsoft App-V

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Office
1 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) HTTP
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.57%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.87%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (9.57%) Selenium
2 5 (4.35%) JMeter
3 4 (3.48%) Zephyr
4 3 (2.61%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.74%) JIRA
5 2 (1.74%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.87%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.87%) JUnit
6 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.87%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.87%) Selenium IDE
General
1 49 (42.61%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Retail
3 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (45.22%) QA Engineer
2 21 (18.26%) Tester
3 16 (13.91%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (13.91%) Integration Engineer
3 16 (13.91%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 15 (13.04%) Technical Leader
5 14 (12.17%) Consultant
5 14 (12.17%) QA Consultant
6 7 (6.09%) Java Consultant
6 7 (6.09%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (5.22%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Quality Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.22%) Analyst
8 4 (3.48%) Testing Engineer
9 2 (1.74%) QA Manager
10 1 (0.87%) Test Manager
10 1 (0.87%) Software Engineer
10 1 (0.87%) Developer
10 1 (0.87%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (67.83%) Web Services
2 31 (26.96%) JSP
2 31 (26.96%) Software Packaging
3 3 (2.61%) SOAP
4 1 (0.87%) XML
4 1 (0.87%) HTML5
4 1 (0.87%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
1 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
1 1 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.87%) Android
1 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (67.83%) TDD
2 77 (66.96%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (63.48%) Regression Testing
4 72 (62.61%) Integration Testing
5 70 (60.87%) Unit Testing
5 70 (60.87%) System Integration Testing
6 62 (53.91%) SDLC
6 62 (53.91%) Waterfall
7 47 (40.87%) Automated Testing
8 46 (40.00%) Manual Testing
9 42 (36.52%) RAD
10 32 (27.83%) Performance Testing
11 31 (26.96%) ITIL
11 31 (26.96%) User Stories
11 31 (26.96%) Software Distribution
12 26 (22.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (19.13%) Software Testing
14 19 (16.52%) Test Scripting
15 15 (13.04%) Performance Management
15 15 (13.04%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (56.52%) Java
2 31 (26.96%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.87%) SQL
4 1 (0.87%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 31 (26.96%) Security Cleared
2 23 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 23 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.35%) ISEB
3 5 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.35%) Degree
4 4 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.61%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (68.70%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (26.96%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 54 (46.96%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (26.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (51.30%) Oracle
2 54 (46.96%) HP
3 33 (28.70%) Microsoft
4 31 (26.96%) Citrix
5 14 (12.17%) Pega