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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 423 392 481
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +89
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 34 76 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.35% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.41% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 29 73 1
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +120.93%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
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
16519 18327 19777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.47% 84.51% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13890 14456 15722
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Compatibility Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex -9 17 £40,000 -20.00%
East Sussex +4 9 £65,000 +30.00%
Hampshire -11 7 £32,000 +6.66% 2
Surrey -2 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 37 (78.72%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (70.21%) TDD
2 33 (70.21%) System Integration Testing
3 31 (65.96%) Java
4 30 (63.83%) Web Services
4 30 (63.83%) QA
5 29 (61.70%) Integration Testing
5 29 (61.70%) Regression Testing
6 26 (55.32%) Unit Testing
6 26 (55.32%) HP Quality Center
6 26 (55.32%) RAD
6 26 (55.32%) HP
6 26 (55.32%) Waterfall
6 26 (55.32%) Functional Testing
7 24 (51.06%) SDLC
7 24 (51.06%) Manual Testing
7 24 (51.06%) Automated Testing
8 22 (46.81%) Selenium
9 21 (44.68%) WebDriver
10 20 (42.55%) User Stories
11 17 (36.17%) HTML
12 14 (29.79%) JMeter
12 14 (29.79%) JUnit
13 13 (27.66%) Performance Testing
13 13 (27.66%) Degree
13 13 (27.66%) Computer Science
14 12 (25.53%) JIRA
14 12 (25.53%) ISTQB
14 12 (25.53%) IIS
14 12 (25.53%) Oracle

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (25.53%) IIS
2 7 (14.89%) Node.js
3 4 (8.51%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (6.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) DB2
2 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.38%) MySQL
2 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Selenium
2 21 (44.68%) WebDriver
3 14 (29.79%) JMeter
3 14 (29.79%) JUnit
4 12 (25.53%) JIRA
5 10 (21.28%) Eclipse
5 10 (21.28%) LoadRunner
5 10 (21.28%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (8.51%) Ant
6 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.51%) Gradle
6 4 (8.51%) Hudson
6 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.51%) jMock
6 4 (8.51%) Maven
6 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Electronics
2 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) QA Engineer
2 17 (36.17%) Analyst
3 15 (31.91%) Tester
4 12 (25.53%) Quality Engineer
5 11 (23.40%) QA Tester
6 10 (21.28%) Test Analyst
7 9 (19.15%) Automation Test Analyst
7 9 (19.15%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (17.02%) Software QA Engineer
8 8 (17.02%) Software Quality Engineer
9 7 (14.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 7 (14.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 7 (14.89%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (14.89%) Agile Test Analyst
9 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Support
9 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 7 (14.89%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (14.89%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 7 (14.89%) Senior Support Analyst
9 7 (14.89%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) Web Services
2 17 (36.17%) HTML
3 10 (21.28%) HTML5
4 9 (19.15%) CSS
5 8 (17.02%) XML
6 7 (14.89%) Software Packaging
7 4 (8.51%) Ajax
7 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.51%) Java EE
7 4 (8.51%) JMS
7 4 (8.51%) REST
7 4 (8.51%) Spring
7 4 (8.51%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (6.38%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (6.38%) JSON
8 3 (6.38%) Oracle ADF
8 3 (6.38%) RESTful
8 3 (6.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Computer Science
2 12 (25.53%) Mainframe
3 8 (17.02%) Social Media
4 4 (8.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Android
1 8 (17.02%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (78.72%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (70.21%) System Integration Testing
2 33 (70.21%) TDD
3 29 (61.70%) Integration Testing
3 29 (61.70%) Regression Testing
4 26 (55.32%) Functional Testing
4 26 (55.32%) RAD
4 26 (55.32%) Unit Testing
4 26 (55.32%) Waterfall
5 24 (51.06%) Automated Testing
5 24 (51.06%) Manual Testing
5 24 (51.06%) SDLC
6 20 (42.55%) User Stories
7 13 (27.66%) Performance Testing
8 11 (23.40%) BDD
8 11 (23.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (21.28%) Open Source
10 7 (14.89%) Coaching
10 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
10 7 (14.89%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) Java
2 8 (17.02%) COBOL
3 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
3 7 (14.89%) Scala
4 4 (8.51%) Groovy
5 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.38%) Perl
5 3 (6.38%) Python
5 3 (6.38%) Ruby
6 2 (4.26%) C#
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Degree
2 12 (25.53%) ISEB
2 12 (25.53%) ISTQB
3 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (63.83%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (55.32%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (14.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) HP
2 12 (25.53%) Oracle
3 7 (14.89%) Citrix
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.89%) Pega
4 5 (10.64%) Rally
5 4 (8.51%) Atlassian
6 3 (6.38%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) Informatica
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