The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 819 794 909
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +115
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 104 167 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.18% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 88 157 40
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%

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
86351 92506 100380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.37% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 71934 75128 81657
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 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 26 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
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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
England -36 104 £40,000 -8.57% 8
South East -23 40 £36,000 -15.29% 2
West Sussex -3 19 £40,000 -20.00%
London +22 17 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North West +7 15 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Manchester -2 15 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Hampshire -4 15 £32,000 +6.66% 2
Andover -5 14 £32,000 +6.66% 1
East Midlands - 13 £49,500 -
Leicester - 11 £49,500 -
Leicestershire - 11 £49,500 -
West Midlands -7 8 £32,500 -
Shropshire - 8 £32,500 -
Telford - 8 £32,500 -
Worthing - 7 £35,000 -
East Sussex -6 6 £55,000 +15.78%
East of England - 6 £35,000 - 2
Suffolk - 4 £35,000 -
Ipswich - 4 £35,000 -
Yorkshire -30 3 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Brighton -1 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - - 2
York - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire -24 1 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Leeds -25 1 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Burgess Hill - 1 £60,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £36,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 136 (76.40%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (39.33%) QA
3 66 (37.08%) Selenium
4 59 (33.15%) TDD
4 59 (33.15%) Web Services
5 56 (31.46%) Automated Testing
5 56 (31.46%) SDLC
6 54 (30.34%) Manual Testing
6 54 (30.34%) BDD
7 53 (29.78%) WebDriver
7 53 (29.78%) Regression Testing
8 52 (29.21%) Functional Testing
9 51 (28.65%) System Integration Testing
9 51 (28.65%) HTML
10 49 (27.53%) Integration Testing
11 46 (25.84%) CSS
12 44 (24.72%) Unit Testing
13 43 (24.16%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (23.03%) Java
15 39 (21.91%) User Stories
16 38 (21.35%) Test Scripting
17 35 (19.66%) Performance Testing
18 33 (18.54%) Waterfall
19 31 (17.42%) JIRA
20 30 (16.85%) SQL
20 30 (16.85%) Test Strategy
21 29 (16.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
21 29 (16.29%) ISEB
21 29 (16.29%) Scrum
22 27 (15.17%) E-Commerce

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills 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 26 (14.61%) Node.js
2 15 (8.43%) IIS
3 6 (3.37%) Confluence
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (6.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) Firewall
2 1 (0.56%) Skype
2 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.93%) DB2
3 6 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.69%) MySQL
4 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 66 (37.08%) Selenium
2 53 (29.78%) WebDriver
3 31 (17.42%) JIRA
4 25 (14.04%) Jenkins
5 22 (12.36%) Cucumber
6 17 (9.55%) Git (software)
7 15 (8.43%) JMeter
7 15 (8.43%) JUnit
8 14 (7.87%) SpecFlow
8 14 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (7.30%) Appium
10 12 (6.74%) Firebug
10 12 (6.74%) Maven
10 12 (6.74%) SoapUI
11 11 (6.18%) TestNG
12 10 (5.62%) JBehave
13 9 (5.06%) Fiddler
13 9 (5.06%) LoadRunner
14 7 (3.93%) Ant
14 7 (3.93%) jMock
General
1 26 (14.61%) Finance
2 19 (10.67%) Marketing
3 13 (7.30%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.74%) Electronics
4 12 (6.74%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.49%) Retail
6 3 (1.69%) Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Publishing
8 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (29.21%) Tester
2 48 (26.97%) Analyst
3 35 (19.66%) Test Analyst
4 33 (18.54%) Test Leader
5 26 (14.61%) QA Engineer
6 23 (12.92%) Automation Tester
7 17 (9.55%) Automation Test Analyst
7 17 (9.55%) Developer
8 14 (7.87%) Agile Test Analyst
8 14 (7.87%) QA Tester
8 14 (7.87%) Web Tester
9 13 (7.30%) QA Leader
9 13 (7.30%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 13 (7.30%) Selenium Tester
10 12 (6.74%) Agile Tester
10 12 (6.74%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (6.18%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (6.18%) Support Analyst
12 10 (5.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 10 (5.62%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (33.15%) Web Services
2 51 (28.65%) HTML
3 46 (25.84%) CSS
4 18 (10.11%) XML
5 17 (9.55%) Ajax
5 17 (9.55%) JSON
6 16 (8.99%) .NET
7 12 (6.74%) ASP.NET
7 12 (6.74%) HTML5
8 11 (6.18%) REST
8 11 (6.18%) Software Packaging
9 7 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (3.93%) Hibernate
9 7 (3.93%) Java EE
9 7 (3.93%) JMS
9 7 (3.93%) Spring
9 7 (3.93%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (3.93%) WinForms
10 6 (3.37%) CSS3
10 6 (3.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.87%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.30%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.49%) Mainframe
5 8 (4.49%) User Experience
6 7 (3.93%) EPoS
7 4 (2.25%) Social Media
8 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.69%) CMDB
8 3 (1.69%) W3C
9 2 (1.12%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.30%) Linux
2 12 (6.74%) Windows
3 10 (5.62%) Apple iOS
4 9 (5.06%) Android
5 4 (2.25%) CentOS
5 4 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.69%) Unix
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (76.40%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.15%) TDD
3 56 (31.46%) Automated Testing
3 56 (31.46%) SDLC
4 54 (30.34%) BDD
4 54 (30.34%) Manual Testing
5 53 (29.78%) Regression Testing
6 52 (29.21%) Functional Testing
7 51 (28.65%) System Integration Testing
8 49 (27.53%) Integration Testing
9 44 (24.72%) Unit Testing
10 43 (24.16%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (21.91%) User Stories
12 38 (21.35%) Test Scripting
13 35 (19.66%) Performance Testing
14 33 (18.54%) Waterfall
15 30 (16.85%) Test Strategy
16 29 (16.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 29 (16.29%) Scrum
17 27 (15.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.03%) Java
2 30 (16.85%) SQL
3 23 (12.92%) PowerShell
4 21 (11.80%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.67%) Scala
6 16 (8.99%) C#
7 9 (5.06%) Groovy
8 8 (4.49%) Ruby
9 7 (3.93%) PHP
10 6 (3.37%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.81%) Python
12 4 (2.25%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.25%) COBOL
13 3 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (16.29%) ISEB
2 19 (10.67%) Degree
2 19 (10.67%) ISTQB
2 19 (10.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (39.33%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SDET
System Software
1 15 (8.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (11.24%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (8.99%) SCCM
3 4 (2.25%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 20 (11.24%) HP
1 20 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.43%) SAP
3 11 (6.18%) Citrix
3 11 (6.18%) Oracle
4 7 (3.93%) Pega
4 7 (3.93%) Rally
5 6 (3.37%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.81%) Dynatrace
6 5 (2.81%) New Relic
7 4 (2.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.56%) Adobe
9 1 (0.56%) Apple
9 1 (0.56%) Arqiva
9 1 (0.56%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.56%) Google
9 1 (0.56%) Informatica
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