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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 837 874 835
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -39
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 62 31 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.028% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.035% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 51 14 25
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,950 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +1.53%

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
91483 89221 91345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.29% 81.86% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 75482 71477 77760
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 December 2014 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 22 December 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
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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 +28 58 £35,500 -2.06% 6
South East +3 13 £32,500 +16.07%
West Yorkshire - 12 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 12 £35,000 - 2
Leeds - 12 £35,000 - 1
North West -8 11 £36,000 -4.00% 1
London -8 9 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Manchester - 9 £36,000 - 1
Hampshire - 7 £30,000 -
Northampton - 5 £40,000 -
Andover - 5 £30,000 -
East Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £40,000 -
Norfolk - 4 £32,500 - 1
South West - 4 £36,500 -
East of England - 4 £32,500 - 1
Norwich - 4 £32,500 - 1
Stockport - 4 £36,500 -
Scotland +5 3 £52,500 +34.61%
Edinburgh -5 3 £52,500 +34.61%
Brighton - 3 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £36,000 -
Taunton - 3 £36,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £36,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £35,000 -
Somerset - 3 £36,500 -
Petersfield - 2 £32,500 -
City of London +11 1 £55,000 +57.14%
Cheshire -9 1 £36,000 -4.00%
Devon - 1 £35,500 -

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 79 (63.20%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (54.40%) QA
3 49 (39.20%) TDD
4 47 (37.60%) ISEB
5 43 (34.40%) Automated Testing
6 42 (33.60%) Regression Testing
6 42 (33.60%) Selenium
7 37 (29.60%) Integration Testing
8 36 (28.80%) SQL
9 35 (28.00%) Test Scripting
9 35 (28.00%) BDD
10 34 (27.20%) Test Automation
10 34 (27.20%) System Testing
10 34 (27.20%) JIRA
11 32 (25.60%) Scrum
12 27 (21.60%) HTML
12 27 (21.60%) CSS
13 26 (20.80%) Web Services
13 26 (20.80%) ISTQB
14 25 (20.00%) WebDriver
14 25 (20.00%) .NET
15 23 (18.40%) SpecFlow
15 23 (18.40%) Jenkins
16 21 (16.80%) Microsoft
17 20 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (15.20%) Manual Testing
18 19 (15.20%) JavaScript
19 18 (14.40%) Computer Science
19 18 (14.40%) Waterfall
19 18 (14.40%) User Experience

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (7.20%) WordPress
2 7 (5.60%) Drupal
2 7 (5.60%) IIS
3 4 (3.20%) Apache
3 4 (3.20%) Node.js
4 3 (2.40%) Confluence
4 3 (2.40%) CMS
4 3 (2.40%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.60%) NetScaler
2 5 (4.00%) HTTP
2 5 (4.00%) Internet
3 3 (2.40%) Intranet
4 2 (1.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.20%) MySQL
2 9 (7.20%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.60%) Big Data
4 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (33.60%) Selenium
2 34 (27.20%) JIRA
3 25 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 23 (18.40%) SpecFlow
4 23 (18.40%) Jenkins
5 15 (12.00%) Fiddler
6 14 (11.20%) Hudson
6 14 (11.20%) Git (software)
7 13 (10.40%) SoapUI
8 12 (9.60%) TeamCity
9 10 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (8.00%) Appium
9 10 (8.00%) Firebug
9 10 (8.00%) InstallShield
9 10 (8.00%) AdminStudio
10 9 (7.20%) JUnit
10 9 (7.20%) Eclipse
11 7 (5.60%) MSI
11 7 (5.60%) Calabash
12 6 (4.80%) FogBugz
General
1 12 (9.60%) Retail
2 7 (5.60%) Finance
3 5 (4.00%) Banking
4 3 (2.40%) Legal
4 3 (2.40%) Marketing
5 2 (1.60%) French Language
5 2 (1.60%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.60%) Online Betting
5 2 (1.60%) Advertising
5 2 (1.60%) Games
5 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (35.20%) Analyst
2 43 (34.40%) Test Analyst
3 27 (21.60%) Tester
4 17 (13.60%) QA Engineer
5 12 (9.60%) Automation Test Analyst
5 12 (9.60%) Automation Analyst
6 10 (8.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 9 (7.20%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) Senior Test Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) Senior Tester
9 7 (5.60%) Software Tester
9 7 (5.60%) Integration Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Test Manager
9 7 (5.60%) Functional Test Analyst
9 7 (5.60%) Functional Analyst
10 6 (4.80%) Selenium Tester
10 6 (4.80%) Senior Software Tester
11 5 (4.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.60%) HTML
1 27 (21.60%) CSS
2 26 (20.80%) Web Services
3 25 (20.00%) .NET
4 14 (11.20%) XML
5 10 (8.00%) Application Packaging
5 10 (8.00%) REST
6 9 (7.20%) jQuery
6 9 (7.20%) CodeIgniter
7 7 (5.60%) SOAP
7 7 (5.60%) XHTML
7 7 (5.60%) HTML5
8 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET
9 5 (4.00%) JSP
9 5 (4.00%) JSON
9 5 (4.00%) Software Packaging
10 4 (3.20%) CakePHP
10 4 (3.20%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (3.20%) LAMP
10 4 (3.20%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Computer Science
1 18 (14.40%) User Experience
2 17 (13.60%) Mobile App
3 11 (8.80%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (8.00%) iPhone
5 8 (6.40%) Open Source
6 6 (4.80%) N-Tier
7 5 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (4.00%) Replication
7 5 (4.00%) SWIFT
7 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.60%) Blog
8 2 (1.60%) Photography
9 1 (0.80%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.80%) New Media
9 1 (0.80%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Windows
2 11 (8.80%) Linux
3 10 (8.00%) Android
4 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.60%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.60%) UNIX
7 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (63.20%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (39.20%) TDD
3 43 (34.40%) Automated Testing
4 42 (33.60%) Regression Testing
5 37 (29.60%) Integration Testing
6 35 (28.00%) Test Scripting
6 35 (28.00%) BDD
7 34 (27.20%) Test Automation
7 34 (27.20%) System Testing
8 32 (25.60%) Scrum
9 20 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (15.20%) Manual Testing
11 18 (14.40%) Waterfall
12 17 (13.60%) Automation Testing
13 15 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (10.40%) Software Testing
14 13 (10.40%) E-Commerce
15 12 (9.60%) Unit Testing
16 11 (8.80%) Performance Testing
16 11 (8.80%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.80%) SQL
2 19 (15.20%) JavaScript
3 16 (12.80%) Java
4 15 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 15 (12.00%) PHP
5 13 (10.40%) Ruby
6 10 (8.00%) VBScript
6 10 (8.00%) VB
7 5 (4.00%) Python
8 3 (2.40%) C#
8 3 (2.40%) Perl
9 2 (1.60%) PHP5
9 2 (1.60%) Scala
9 2 (1.60%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 47 (37.60%) ISEB
2 26 (20.80%) ISTQB
3 16 (12.80%) Degree
4 8 (6.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.80%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.60%) MCSE
8 2 (1.60%) CCAA
8 2 (1.60%) CCEA
8 2 (1.60%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (54.40%) QA
System Software
1 15 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (11.20%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.20%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.40%) XenApp
5 1 (0.80%) XenServer
5 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (10.40%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (9.60%) SCCM
3 10 (8.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 21 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.00%) Citrix
3 10 (8.00%) HP
4 5 (4.00%) AppSense
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle
6 3 (2.40%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.60%) Zend
8 1 (0.80%) SAP
8 1 (0.80%) Capita
8 1 (0.80%) Informatica
8 1 (0.80%) VMware
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PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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