The first table below looks at the demand for Compatibility Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 222 205 215
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 2 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.096% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.12% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Average salary £42,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4938 4147 4285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.29% 79.49% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4016 3557 3787
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Compatibility Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Compatibility Testing Salary Trend in the South West

Compatibility Testing
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Bristol - 2 £42,000 -
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB