The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compatibility Testing
Rank 741 864 856
Rank change year-on-year
+123 -8
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 155 65 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.054% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.066% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 146 43 33
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,700 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +22.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
91708 97795 89741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.23% 81.98% 80.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74090 78809 73756
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Compatibility Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Compatibility Testing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the UK.

Compatibility Testing Salary Trend in the UK

Compatibility Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 within the UK.

Compatibility Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
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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
England +116 153 £45,000 +38.46% 11
South East +79 77 £45,000 +109.30% 1
Yorkshire +34 38 £45,000 +50.00% 3
West Yorkshire +51 37 £45,000 +63.63% 3
Leeds +44 37 £45,000 +63.63% 3
East Sussex - 29 £50,000 -
Hampshire +23 28 £30,000 +39.53%
Andover - 28 £30,000 -
Brighton - 21 £52,500 -
West Sussex - 19 £50,000 -
North West +16 17 £35,000 +20.68% 2
Manchester +13 17 £35,000 +20.68% 2
London +22 15 £45,000 +14.64% 3
Stockport +9 6 £36,500 +25.86% 2
West Midlands -13 4 £32,500 -18.75%
Scotland +17 2 £43,750 -9.79%
Edinburgh +14 2 £43,750 -9.79%
Bury - 2 £32,500 -
Tamworth - 2 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £32,500 -
City of London +30 1 £32,500 -27.77% 1
East of England +2 1 £60,000 +77.77%
Sheffield -8 1 £38,000 +1.33%
South Yorkshire -9 1 £38,000 +1.33%
Coventry -17 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Birmingham - 1 £55,000 -
Godalming - 1 £30,000 -
Luton - 1 £60,000 -
Salisbury - 1 £33,000 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £32,500 -

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 160 (70.48%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (53.30%) Regression Testing
3 107 (47.14%) SQL
4 101 (44.49%) Integration Testing
5 96 (42.29%) TDD
6 92 (40.53%) QA
7 91 (40.09%) ISEB
8 87 (38.33%) Web Services
9 86 (37.89%) Automated Testing
10 84 (37.00%) Java
11 68 (29.96%) System Testing
12 61 (26.87%) BDD
13 51 (22.47%) Test Scripting
13 51 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (22.47%) Jenkins
14 49 (21.59%) Test Automation
15 45 (19.82%) Automation Testing
16 44 (19.38%) UNIX
17 41 (18.06%) Unit Testing
18 40 (17.62%) Waterfall
19 39 (17.18%) SpecFlow
20 38 (16.74%) .NET
20 38 (16.74%) Oracle
20 38 (16.74%) Finance
21 37 (16.30%) C#
21 37 (16.30%) SoapUI
21 37 (16.30%) Manual Testing
22 36 (15.86%) PowerShell
22 36 (15.86%) SCCM
22 36 (15.86%) ITIL

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 9 (3.96%) WordPress
2 3 (1.32%) Drupal
2 3 (1.32%) Node.js
2 3 (1.32%) Apache
3 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.20%) Intranet
2 3 (1.32%) HTTP
3 1 (0.44%) LAN
3 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.41%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.52%) MySQL
3 6 (2.64%) Big Data
4 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 51 (22.47%) Jenkins
2 39 (17.18%) SpecFlow
3 37 (16.30%) SoapUI
4 32 (14.10%) TeamCity
4 32 (14.10%) Hudson
5 21 (9.25%) Fiddler
6 19 (8.37%) Subversion
6 19 (8.37%) Firebug
6 19 (8.37%) Git (software)
7 18 (7.93%) Cucumber
8 17 (7.49%) RSpec
9 16 (7.05%) Selenium
10 9 (3.96%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.76%) JIRA
11 4 (1.76%) JMeter
11 4 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.88%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.88%) JUnit
12 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 38 (16.74%) Finance
2 11 (4.85%) Retail
3 6 (2.64%) Games
3 6 (2.64%) Online Betting
3 6 (2.64%) Marketing
3 6 (2.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (21.15%) QA Engineer
2 43 (18.94%) Analyst
2 43 (18.94%) Test Analyst
3 42 (18.50%) Tester
4 22 (9.69%) Systems Engineer
5 21 (9.25%) Integration Engineer
5 21 (9.25%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 17 (7.49%) Test Leader
7 16 (7.05%) Technical Tester
7 16 (7.05%) Test Manager
8 14 (6.17%) Functional Analyst
8 14 (6.17%) Functional Test Analyst
8 14 (6.17%) Technical Leader
9 12 (5.29%) Consultant
9 12 (5.29%) QA Consultant
10 11 (4.85%) Software Engineer
11 10 (4.41%) Test Engineer
12 9 (3.96%) Software Test Engineer
13 8 (3.52%) Developer
13 8 (3.52%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (38.33%) Web Services
2 38 (16.74%) .NET
3 35 (15.42%) JSP
3 35 (15.42%) Software Packaging
4 28 (12.33%) HTML
5 27 (11.89%) XML
6 26 (11.45%) CSS
7 21 (9.25%) JSON
8 19 (8.37%) SOAP
9 17 (7.49%) Gherkin
10 12 (5.29%) Ajax
11 11 (4.85%) RESTful
12 9 (3.96%) HTML5
13 8 (3.52%) jQuery
14 3 (1.32%) Sass
14 3 (1.32%) Laravel
14 3 (1.32%) CodeIgniter
14 3 (1.32%) Ruby on Rails
15 2 (0.88%) REST
16 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.49%) Replication
2 12 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.52%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.64%) Photography
4 6 (2.64%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.20%) W3C
6 3 (1.32%) User Experience
6 3 (1.32%) Open Source
7 2 (0.88%) Blog
7 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.88%) Social Media
7 2 (0.88%) iPhone
8 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (19.38%) UNIX
2 23 (10.13%) Linux
3 4 (1.76%) Windows
3 4 (1.76%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.76%) Android
4 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (70.48%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (53.30%) Regression Testing
3 101 (44.49%) Integration Testing
4 96 (42.29%) TDD
5 86 (37.89%) Automated Testing
6 68 (29.96%) System Testing
7 61 (26.87%) BDD
8 51 (22.47%) Test Scripting
8 51 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (21.59%) Test Automation
10 45 (19.82%) Automation Testing
11 41 (18.06%) Unit Testing
12 40 (17.62%) Waterfall
13 37 (16.30%) Manual Testing
14 36 (15.86%) ITIL
15 35 (15.42%) Software Distribution
16 33 (14.54%) Service Delivery
17 22 (9.69%) Functional Testing
18 21 (9.25%) User Acceptance Testing
18 21 (9.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 107 (47.14%) SQL
2 84 (37.00%) Java
3 37 (16.30%) C#
4 36 (15.86%) PowerShell
5 25 (11.01%) JavaScript
6 23 (10.13%) Ruby
7 7 (3.08%) PHP
8 6 (2.64%) Scala
9 3 (1.32%) Python
10 2 (0.88%) Perl
10 2 (0.88%) COBOL
11 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.44%) VBScript
11 1 (0.44%) C
11 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (40.09%) ISEB
2 35 (15.42%) Security Cleared
3 29 (12.78%) SC Cleared
3 29 (12.78%) DV Cleared
4 17 (7.49%) Degree
5 3 (1.32%) IC3 Certification
5 3 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (40.53%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (15.42%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 36 (15.86%) SCCM
2 30 (13.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (16.74%) Oracle
2 36 (15.86%) Microsoft
3 35 (15.42%) Citrix
4 31 (13.66%) HP
5 6 (2.64%) Pega
6 5 (2.20%) SAP
7 4 (1.76%) Adobe
8 3 (1.32%) AppSense
9 1 (0.44%) Capita
City of London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago