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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 821 850 929
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +79
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 97 125 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.11% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.13% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 92 114 52
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%

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
86057 95763 100141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 87.26% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 71845 78422 80737
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +10 97 £40,000 - 5
South East +16 46 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Hampshire +19 27 £36,000 +12.50%
Andover -2 25 £50,000 +56.25%
London +65 18 £47,500 +5.55% 1
East Midlands - 17 £30,000 -
East Sussex -3 11 £45,000 +5.88%
Lincolnshire - 11 £28,500 -
North West +4 10 £41,250 +10.00%
Lincoln - 10 £28,500 -
West Sussex -7 8 £60,000 +46.34%
Manchester -11 5 £60,000 +60.00%
Burgess Hill -12 5 £60,000 +64.38%
Blackpool - 5 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 5 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £32,500 -
Lancashire - 5 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +9 3 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Croydon - 3 £45,000 - 1
East of England +37 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -4 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Leeds -4 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Brighton -5 2 £38,000 -7.31%
Basingstoke - 2 £36,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
City of London - 2 £80,000 -
West Midlands -6 1 £32,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £32,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 2

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 142 (70.30%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (48.02%) Selenium
3 88 (43.56%) Regression Testing
4 86 (42.57%) TDD
5 80 (39.60%) QA
6 74 (36.63%) Functional Testing
7 73 (36.14%) WebDriver
7 73 (36.14%) Java
8 71 (35.15%) Integration Testing
9 69 (34.16%) System Integration Testing
10 67 (33.17%) Unit Testing
11 66 (32.67%) BDD
11 66 (32.67%) Web Services
12 63 (31.19%) Continuous Integration
13 59 (29.21%) HTML
14 57 (28.22%) Test Scripting
14 57 (28.22%) User Stories
15 54 (26.73%) Manual Testing
15 54 (26.73%) JIRA
15 54 (26.73%) Automated Testing
16 51 (25.25%) Performance Testing
16 51 (25.25%) CSS
17 50 (24.75%) SDLC
18 47 (23.27%) ISEB
19 43 (21.29%) Jenkins
20 40 (19.80%) Finance
20 40 (19.80%) PowerShell
21 39 (19.31%) Degree
22 37 (18.32%) ITIL
23 36 (17.82%) Cucumber

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 30 (14.85%) IIS
2 24 (11.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (1.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.99%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.98%) DSL
2 1 (0.50%) Firewall
2 1 (0.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.95%) DB2
3 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.50%) MySQL
6 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 97 (48.02%) Selenium
2 73 (36.14%) WebDriver
3 54 (26.73%) JIRA
4 43 (21.29%) Jenkins
5 36 (17.82%) Cucumber
6 32 (15.84%) JMeter
6 32 (15.84%) JUnit
7 26 (12.87%) Maven
7 26 (12.87%) SoapUI
8 22 (10.89%) jMock
9 21 (10.40%) Ant
9 21 (10.40%) Git (software)
9 21 (10.40%) Gradle
9 21 (10.40%) Hudson
10 13 (6.44%) MSI
11 10 (4.95%) Firebug
12 9 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (3.47%) Eclipse
13 7 (3.47%) Fiddler
13 7 (3.47%) LoadRunner
General
1 40 (19.80%) Finance
2 8 (3.96%) Marketing
3 4 (1.98%) Banking
4 2 (0.99%) Electronics
4 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (27.72%) Analyst
2 48 (23.76%) Tester
3 42 (20.79%) Test Analyst
4 32 (15.84%) QA Engineer
5 27 (13.37%) Test Leader
6 26 (12.87%) Automation Tester
7 25 (12.38%) Automation Test Analyst
8 19 (9.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 17 (8.42%) Agile Test Analyst
9 17 (8.42%) Java Engineer
10 15 (7.43%) Developer
11 14 (6.93%) QA Tester
11 14 (6.93%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 14 (6.93%) Selenium Tester
11 14 (6.93%) Test Engineer
11 14 (6.93%) Web Tester
12 13 (6.44%) Applications Packager
12 13 (6.44%) Software Tester
13 12 (5.94%) Agile Tester
14 10 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (32.67%) Web Services
2 59 (29.21%) HTML
3 51 (25.25%) CSS
4 35 (17.33%) Node.js
5 32 (15.84%) Ajax
6 26 (12.87%) REST
7 22 (10.89%) Hibernate
7 22 (10.89%) Java EE
7 22 (10.89%) JMS
7 22 (10.89%) Spring
7 22 (10.89%) WebSphere MQ
8 19 (9.41%) Software Packaging
8 19 (9.41%) XML
9 14 (6.93%) .NET
9 14 (6.93%) HTML5
10 13 (6.44%) JSON
11 12 (5.94%) ASP.NET
12 8 (3.96%) LAMP
13 7 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (3.47%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.87%) Computer Science
2 23 (11.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.45%) Mainframe
4 11 (5.45%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.95%) User Experience
6 5 (2.48%) iPad
7 2 (0.99%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.99%) Social Media
8 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.41%) Linux
2 17 (8.42%) Windows
3 13 (6.44%) Windows 7
3 13 (6.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (5.45%) Android
4 11 (5.45%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.46%) CentOS
6 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (70.30%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (43.56%) Regression Testing
3 86 (42.57%) TDD
4 74 (36.63%) Functional Testing
5 71 (35.15%) Integration Testing
6 69 (34.16%) System Integration Testing
7 67 (33.17%) Unit Testing
8 66 (32.67%) BDD
9 63 (31.19%) Continuous Integration
10 57 (28.22%) Test Scripting
10 57 (28.22%) User Stories
11 54 (26.73%) Automated Testing
11 54 (26.73%) Manual Testing
12 51 (25.25%) Performance Testing
13 50 (24.75%) SDLC
14 37 (18.32%) ITIL
15 34 (16.83%) Defect Management
16 32 (15.84%) Software Distribution
17 31 (15.35%) Test Strategy
18 28 (13.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 73 (36.14%) Java
2 40 (19.80%) PowerShell
3 29 (14.36%) JavaScript
4 28 (13.86%) Groovy
5 27 (13.37%) Scala
6 24 (11.88%) SQL
7 19 (9.41%) PHP
8 18 (8.91%) C#
9 7 (3.47%) COBOL
10 6 (2.97%) Ruby
10 6 (2.97%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.49%) Python
12 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.50%) Perl
12 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (23.27%) ISEB
2 39 (19.31%) Degree
3 34 (16.83%) ISTQB
4 32 (15.84%) Security Cleared
5 13 (6.44%) DV Cleared
5 13 (6.44%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (39.60%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) SDET
System Software
1 32 (15.84%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 32 (15.84%) SCCM
2 21 (10.40%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (6.44%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 35 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.40%) HP
2 21 (10.40%) Rally
3 20 (9.90%) Atlassian
4 19 (9.41%) Citrix
5 12 (5.94%) Oracle
6 9 (4.46%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.47%) Pega
8 5 (2.48%) SAP
9 2 (0.99%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.50%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.50%) Informatica
10 1 (0.50%) New Relic
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