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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compatibility Testing
Rank 772 852 847
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -5
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 120 44 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.039% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.048% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 111 33 26
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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
89386 92046 87078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 82.22% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 72431 73738 71774
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Compatibility Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Compatibility Testing
Top 28 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 27 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +84 115 £42,500 +25.92% 11
South East +33 45 £47,500 +58.33% 5
Yorkshire +29 30 £41,500 +50.90% 3
Leeds +35 29 £45,000 +63.63% 3
West Yorkshire +24 29 £45,000 +63.63% 3
Manchester +24 19 £36,500 +26.95% 1
North West +22 19 £36,500 +25.86% 1
East Sussex - 19 £52,500 - 1
London +42 17 £45,000 +14.64% 2
Hampshire +15 17 £32,000 +6.66% 2
Andover +1 17 £32,000 +6.66% 2
Brighton - 17 £52,500 - 1
West Sussex - 9 £47,500 -
Stockport +18 7 £36,500 +25.86% 1
Scotland +20 5 £50,000 -
Edinburgh +11 5 £50,000 -
West Midlands -28 2 £43,750 +9.37%
City of London +7 1 £32,500 -7.14%
East of England +1 1 £60,000 +77.77%
Coventry -18 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Birmingham - 1 £55,000 -
Luton - 1 £60,000 -
Salisbury - 1 £33,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £38,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £33,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £38,000 -
South West - 1 £33,000 -

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 126 (69.61%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (48.62%) SQL
3 87 (48.07%) Regression Testing
4 80 (44.20%) TDD
5 79 (43.65%) QA
6 77 (42.54%) Automated Testing
7 72 (39.78%) ISEB
8 69 (38.12%) Integration Testing
9 67 (37.02%) Web Services
10 58 (32.04%) BDD
11 55 (30.39%) System Testing
12 53 (29.28%) Java
13 48 (26.52%) Test Automation
14 46 (25.41%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (25.41%) Jenkins
15 39 (21.55%) Automation Testing
16 38 (20.99%) .NET
17 36 (19.89%) SpecFlow
18 35 (19.34%) Test Scripting
19 33 (18.23%) SoapUI
20 31 (17.13%) Manual Testing
21 29 (16.02%) Microsoft
21 29 (16.02%) XML
21 29 (16.02%) UNIX
21 29 (16.02%) Service Delivery
22 28 (15.47%) TeamCity
22 28 (15.47%) Hudson
23 26 (14.36%) HTML
24 25 (13.81%) CSS
24 25 (13.81%) PowerShell

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (5.52%) WordPress
2 4 (2.21%) Node.js
2 4 (2.21%) Apache
2 4 (2.21%) Drupal
3 3 (1.66%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) HTTP
2 1 (0.55%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.55%) LAN
2 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.97%) MySQL
2 6 (3.31%) Big Data
3 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.55%) DB2
4 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (25.41%) Jenkins
2 36 (19.89%) SpecFlow
3 33 (18.23%) SoapUI
4 28 (15.47%) Hudson
4 28 (15.47%) TeamCity
5 24 (13.26%) Fiddler
6 21 (11.60%) Firebug
7 18 (9.94%) Subversion
8 17 (9.39%) Git (software)
9 16 (8.84%) Cucumber
10 15 (8.29%) RSpec
10 15 (8.29%) Selenium
11 10 (5.52%) WebDriver
12 8 (4.42%) JIRA
13 3 (1.66%) Bugzilla
13 3 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.66%) FogBugz
13 3 (1.66%) Calabash
13 3 (1.66%) Appium
14 2 (1.10%) JMeter
General
1 22 (12.15%) Finance
2 9 (4.97%) Retail
3 6 (3.31%) Marketing
3 6 (3.31%) Online Betting
3 6 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.31%) Games
4 2 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (27.62%) Analyst
1 50 (27.62%) Test Analyst
2 38 (20.99%) QA Engineer
3 32 (17.68%) Tester
4 14 (7.73%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (7.73%) Functional Analyst
4 14 (7.73%) Functional Test Analyst
5 13 (7.18%) Integration Engineer
5 13 (7.18%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 13 (7.18%) Technical Tester
6 12 (6.63%) Test Manager
6 12 (6.63%) Test Leader
7 10 (5.52%) Technical Leader
8 6 (3.31%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (3.31%) Automation Analyst
8 6 (3.31%) QA Automation Engineer
8 6 (3.31%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (3.31%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (3.31%) Technical Test Analyst
9 5 (2.76%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (37.02%) Web Services
2 38 (20.99%) .NET
3 29 (16.02%) XML
4 26 (14.36%) HTML
5 25 (13.81%) CSS
6 23 (12.71%) JSP
6 23 (12.71%) Software Packaging
7 19 (10.50%) JSON
8 15 (8.29%) SOAP
8 15 (8.29%) Gherkin
9 11 (6.08%) Ajax
10 10 (5.52%) RESTful
11 9 (4.97%) HTML5
12 5 (2.76%) ASP.NET
13 4 (2.21%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (2.21%) XHTML
13 4 (2.21%) CodeIgniter
13 4 (2.21%) jQuery
13 4 (2.21%) Sass
13 4 (2.21%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.73%) Replication
2 13 (7.18%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.97%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.42%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.31%) Photography
7 4 (2.21%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.21%) User Experience
8 3 (1.66%) iPhone
9 2 (1.10%) Open Source
9 2 (1.10%) Blog
10 1 (0.55%) Social Media
10 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.02%) UNIX
2 21 (11.60%) Linux
3 7 (3.87%) Windows
4 6 (3.31%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.21%) Android
6 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (69.61%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (48.07%) Regression Testing
3 80 (44.20%) TDD
4 77 (42.54%) Automated Testing
5 69 (38.12%) Integration Testing
6 58 (32.04%) BDD
7 55 (30.39%) System Testing
8 48 (26.52%) Test Automation
9 46 (25.41%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (21.55%) Automation Testing
11 35 (19.34%) Test Scripting
12 31 (17.13%) Manual Testing
13 29 (16.02%) Service Delivery
14 25 (13.81%) Unit Testing
14 25 (13.81%) Waterfall
15 24 (13.26%) ITIL
16 23 (12.71%) Software Distribution
17 22 (12.15%) Functional Testing
18 20 (11.05%) E-Commerce
19 17 (9.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (48.62%) SQL
2 53 (29.28%) Java
3 25 (13.81%) PowerShell
4 23 (12.71%) Ruby
5 21 (11.60%) C#
6 18 (9.94%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.42%) PHP
8 6 (3.31%) Scala
9 3 (1.66%) Python
9 3 (1.66%) Perl
10 1 (0.55%) COBOL
10 1 (0.55%) C
10 1 (0.55%) VBScript
10 1 (0.55%) VB
10 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (39.78%) ISEB
2 23 (12.71%) Security Cleared
3 21 (11.60%) SC Cleared
3 21 (11.60%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.42%) Degree
5 5 (2.76%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.10%) IC3 Certification
6 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (43.65%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (13.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (3.87%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) XenApp
3 1 (0.55%) XenServer
3 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (13.81%) SCCM
2 23 (12.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.55%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 29 (16.02%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.26%) HP
2 24 (13.26%) Citrix
3 20 (11.05%) Oracle
4 5 (2.76%) SAP
4 5 (2.76%) AppSense
4 5 (2.76%) Pega
5 4 (2.21%) Adobe
6 1 (0.55%) Capita
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