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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Compatibility Testing
UK
Rank 826 854 873
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +19
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 25 64 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.065% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.074% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 59
Median salary £35,000 £41,250 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% +16.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £65,900 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £38,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +7.04%

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
74290 86752 90655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.11% 87.71% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 61217 72076 74747
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 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 23 January 2017 within the UK.

Compatibility Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Compatibility Testing
Top 21 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +38 24 £35,000 -15.15% 6
South East +62 8 £32,000 -32.63% 1
London +51 8 £35,000 -47.36%
Hampshire - 7 £32,000 - 1
Yorkshire +24 5 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Andover - 4 £32,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £36,250 - 1
Portsmouth - 3 £35,000 - 1
York - 3 £32,500 - 1
East of England +21 2 £34,500 -31.68% 1
Surrey +46 1 £22,500 -52.63%
North West -26 1 - - 1
Manchester -33 1 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £35,000 -
Livingston - 1 £37,500 -
Norwich - 1 £34,000 - 1
Knaresborough - 1 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
Scotland - 1 £37,500 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £34,000 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 -

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.19%) QA
3 23 (35.94%) TDD
4 21 (32.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (32.81%) ITIL
4 21 (32.81%) SCCM
4 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
4 21 (32.81%) PowerShell
4 21 (32.81%) Software Distribution
5 20 (31.25%) Regression Testing
6 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
7 18 (28.13%) Citrix
7 18 (28.13%) Software Packaging
7 18 (28.13%) Application Virtualisation
8 17 (26.56%) Performance Testing
8 17 (26.56%) Unit Testing
8 17 (26.56%) Java
9 16 (25.00%) Selenium
9 16 (25.00%) BDD
10 14 (21.88%) User Experience
11 13 (20.31%) Test Scripting
12 12 (18.75%) Coaching
12 12 (18.75%) WebDriver
13 11 (17.19%) Functional Testing
13 11 (17.19%) Manual Testing
13 11 (17.19%) Automated Testing
14 10 (15.63%) Integration Testing
14 10 (15.63%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 10 (15.63%) System Integration Testing
14 10 (15.63%) User Stories

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 3 (4.69%) Apache
1 3 (4.69%) Drupal
2 2 (3.13%) Confluence
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Magento
1 1 (1.56%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) FTP
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Selenium
2 12 (18.75%) WebDriver
3 8 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 8 (12.50%) JIRA
4 5 (7.81%) Capybara
4 5 (7.81%) JMeter
5 4 (6.25%) Appium
5 4 (6.25%) Ranorex
5 4 (6.25%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.69%) MSI
7 2 (3.13%) Ant
7 2 (3.13%) Gradle
7 2 (3.13%) Hudson
7 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.13%) jMock
7 2 (3.13%) JUnit
7 2 (3.13%) Maven
8 1 (1.56%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.56%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
2 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Analyst
2 18 (28.13%) 3rd Line Support
3 17 (26.56%) Test Analyst
4 16 (25.00%) Support Engineer
5 15 (23.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (23.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 15 (23.44%) Desktop Engineer
5 15 (23.44%) Desktop Support
5 15 (23.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Head of Digital
6 6 (9.38%) Head of QA
7 5 (7.81%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Tester
8 4 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.25%) PHP Developer
8 4 (6.25%) QA Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) Software Packaging
2 9 (14.06%) CSS
2 9 (14.06%) HTML
2 9 (14.06%) Web Services
3 5 (7.81%) HTML5
4 4 (6.25%) CSS3
4 4 (6.25%) jQuery
4 4 (6.25%) Node.js
5 2 (3.13%) .NET
5 2 (3.13%) Ajax
5 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.13%) Java EE
5 2 (3.13%) JMS
5 2 (3.13%) REST
5 2 (3.13%) Spring
5 2 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.56%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.56%) WebSockets
6 1 (1.56%) WPF
6 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) User Experience
2 6 (9.38%) Digital Media
2 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.13%) Physics
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) iPad
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Windows
1 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
1 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.94%) TDD
3 21 (32.81%) ITIL
3 21 (32.81%) Software Distribution
4 20 (31.25%) Regression Testing
5 18 (28.13%) Application Virtualisation
6 17 (26.56%) Performance Testing
6 17 (26.56%) Unit Testing
7 16 (25.00%) BDD
8 13 (20.31%) Test Scripting
9 12 (18.75%) Coaching
10 11 (17.19%) Automated Testing
10 11 (17.19%) Functional Testing
10 11 (17.19%) Manual Testing
11 10 (15.63%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 10 (15.63%) Integration Testing
11 10 (15.63%) System Integration Testing
11 10 (15.63%) User Stories
12 9 (14.06%) Line Management
13 8 (12.50%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) PowerShell
2 17 (26.56%) Java
3 6 (9.38%) C#
3 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.38%) PHP
4 5 (7.81%) SQL
5 4 (6.25%) Scala
6 2 (3.13%) Groovy
7 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) ISEB
3 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 4 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (42.19%) QA
System Software
1 21 (32.81%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (32.81%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
2 18 (28.13%) Citrix
3 2 (3.13%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.13%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
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