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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compatibility Testing
Rank 811 830 839
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +9
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 80 66 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.057% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.069% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 69 57 25
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,300 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -24.73%

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
92751 95703 87661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.16% 82.77% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 76646 76390 71838
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +36 76 £38,000 +8.57% 6
South East +30 33 £41,000 +21.48% 4
South West +9 20 £35,000 -16.66%
West Sussex - 14 £41,000 - 3
East Sussex +28 13 £42,750 +14.00% 1
Brighton +25 12 £43,500 +16.00% 1
Leeds +23 11 £45,000 +40.62%
Yorkshire +16 11 £45,000 +32.35%
West Yorkshire +10 11 £45,000 +40.62%
Bristol -4 10 £30,000 -28.57%
Manchester - 10 £41,250 - 1
North West - 10 £41,250 - 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £37,500 -
Surrey +17 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Gloucester - 3 £37,500 -
Godalming - 3 £32,500 -
Cheltenham - 3 £37,500 -
Hampshire +23 2 £32,000 -1.53%
Wiltshire - 2 £38,000 -
Andover - 2 £32,000 -
Salisbury - 2 £38,000 -
Stockport - 2 £37,500 - 1
Scotland +4 1 - -
East of England +4 1 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Edinburgh -3 1 - -
London -14 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Reading - 1 £42,500 -
Crawley - 1 £38,000 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £36,500 - 3

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 178 (73.86%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (64.32%) Regression Testing
3 139 (57.68%) Integration Testing
4 123 (51.04%) SDLC
5 112 (46.47%) QA
5 112 (46.47%) Java
6 109 (45.23%) System Integration Testing
7 102 (42.32%) Web Services
8 96 (39.83%) TDD
9 82 (34.02%) SQL
10 73 (30.29%) ISEB
11 69 (28.63%) Unit Testing
12 67 (27.80%) Automated Testing
13 65 (26.97%) Manual Testing
14 64 (26.56%) Waterfall
15 61 (25.31%) Test Scripting
16 59 (24.48%) Oracle
17 54 (22.41%) Finance
18 53 (21.99%) HP
18 53 (21.99%) HP Quality Center
19 52 (21.58%) System Testing
20 48 (19.92%) C#
21 44 (18.26%) UNIX
22 42 (17.43%) Performance Testing
23 41 (17.01%) RAD
23 41 (17.01%) Test Strategy
24 38 (15.77%) User Stories
24 38 (15.77%) Microsoft
25 37 (15.35%) BDD
26 35 (14.52%) Automation Testing

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (3.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.90%) Intranet
2 3 (1.24%) HTTP
3 1 (0.41%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) LAN
3 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.56%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.32%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.07%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (10.37%) SoapUI
2 23 (9.54%) SpecFlow
3 22 (9.13%) Jenkins
4 19 (7.88%) Selenium
5 15 (6.22%) JIRA
6 14 (5.81%) TeamCity
6 14 (5.81%) Cucumber
6 14 (5.81%) Hudson
7 10 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.90%) Git (software)
9 6 (2.49%) Subversion
9 6 (2.49%) RSpec
9 6 (2.49%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.49%) Firebug
9 6 (2.49%) Fiddler
10 5 (2.07%) JMeter
11 4 (1.66%) Zephyr
12 3 (1.24%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.83%) TestComplete
13 2 (0.83%) Appium
General
1 54 (22.41%) Finance
2 12 (4.98%) Retail
3 9 (3.73%) Marketing
4 5 (2.07%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.07%) Electronics
4 5 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (27.39%) QA Engineer
2 37 (15.35%) Tester
3 33 (13.69%) Test Engineer
4 32 (13.28%) Analyst
4 32 (13.28%) Test Analyst
5 18 (7.47%) Test Manager
6 17 (7.05%) Software Engineer
6 17 (7.05%) Systems Engineer
6 17 (7.05%) Technical Leader
7 16 (6.64%) Integration Engineer
7 16 (6.64%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 16 (6.64%) Software Test Engineer
8 14 (5.81%) Test Leader
8 14 (5.81%) QA Consultant
8 14 (5.81%) Consultant
9 10 (4.15%) Developer
9 10 (4.15%) Functional Test Engineer
10 9 (3.73%) Technical Tester
11 7 (2.90%) Oracle Consultant
11 7 (2.90%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (42.32%) Web Services
2 33 (13.69%) JSP
2 33 (13.69%) Software Packaging
3 23 (9.54%) .NET
4 17 (7.05%) HTML
5 16 (6.64%) CSS
5 16 (6.64%) SOAP
6 10 (4.15%) jQuery
7 8 (3.32%) XML
8 6 (2.49%) Ajax
8 6 (2.49%) JSON
8 6 (2.49%) RESTful
8 6 (2.49%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.24%) HTML5
10 2 (0.83%) REST
10 2 (0.83%) CSS3
10 2 (0.83%) PhoneGap
10 2 (0.83%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (0.83%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.41%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.98%) User Experience
2 9 (3.73%) Replication
3 7 (2.90%) W3C
4 6 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.07%) DTV
6 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.83%) iPhone
7 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) Social Media
8 1 (0.41%) Social Network
8 1 (0.41%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.41%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.26%) UNIX
2 16 (6.64%) Linux
3 8 (3.32%) CentOS
4 3 (1.24%) Android
5 1 (0.41%) Windows
5 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (73.86%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (64.32%) Regression Testing
3 139 (57.68%) Integration Testing
4 123 (51.04%) SDLC
5 109 (45.23%) System Integration Testing
6 96 (39.83%) TDD
7 69 (28.63%) Unit Testing
8 67 (27.80%) Automated Testing
9 65 (26.97%) Manual Testing
10 64 (26.56%) Waterfall
11 61 (25.31%) Test Scripting
12 52 (21.58%) System Testing
13 42 (17.43%) Performance Testing
14 41 (17.01%) RAD
14 41 (17.01%) Test Strategy
15 38 (15.77%) User Stories
16 37 (15.35%) BDD
17 35 (14.52%) Automation Testing
18 33 (13.69%) Software Distribution
18 33 (13.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 112 (46.47%) Java
2 82 (34.02%) SQL
3 48 (19.92%) C#
4 34 (14.11%) PowerShell
5 22 (9.13%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.90%) Ruby
7 2 (0.83%) VBScript
7 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.83%) Python
8 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.41%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 73 (30.29%) ISEB
2 33 (13.69%) Security Cleared
3 25 (10.37%) Degree
4 24 (9.96%) SC Cleared
4 24 (9.96%) DV Cleared
5 16 (6.64%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.24%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (46.47%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (13.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 53 (21.99%) HP Quality Center
2 34 (14.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (24.48%) Oracle
2 53 (21.99%) HP
3 38 (15.77%) Microsoft
4 33 (13.69%) Citrix
5 14 (5.81%) Pega
6 9 (3.73%) SAP
7 8 (3.32%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.83%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.41%) ATG
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