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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 849 891 910
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +19
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 61 75 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.068% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.078% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 58 61 51
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%

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
84063 95842 96288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.50% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 69897 79175 77025
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 28 September 2016 within the UK.

Compatibility Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Compatibility Testing
Top 29 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 28 September 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 +39 61 £45,000 +11.11% 4
South East +23 27 £41,500 +1.21% 1
Hampshire - 19 £32,000 -
Andover - 19 £32,000 -
London +74 17 £70,000 +33.33%
East Midlands - 10 £32,500 -
Nottingham - 6 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £32,500 -
East Sussex -2 5 £45,000 +5.26%
West Sussex -10 4 £55,000 +34.14%
Croydon - 4 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +17 3 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Burgess Hill -4 3 £60,000 +50.00%
North West -6 3 £32,500 -27.77%
City of London - 3 £80,000 -
Brighton -4 2 £44,000 +1.14%
Lancashire - 2 £32,500 -
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £25,750 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £32,500 -
Derby - 2 £25,750 -
Blackpool - 2 £32,500 -
Lincoln - 2 £32,500 -
Leeds +17 1 £37,500 -16.66%
West Yorkshire +17 1 £37,500 -16.66%
Manchester -9 1 - -
Telford - 1 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £32,500 -

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 105 (62.87%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (48.50%) Selenium
3 77 (46.11%) TDD
4 76 (45.51%) Regression Testing
5 69 (41.32%) QA
6 63 (37.72%) WebDriver
7 61 (36.53%) Java
8 59 (35.33%) BDD
9 55 (32.93%) Performance Testing
9 55 (32.93%) Unit Testing
9 55 (32.93%) Integration Testing
10 54 (32.34%) Functional Testing
11 50 (29.94%) System Integration Testing
12 49 (29.34%) User Stories
13 48 (28.74%) JIRA
14 47 (28.14%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (27.54%) Test Scripting
16 45 (26.95%) HTML
16 45 (26.95%) Web Services
17 43 (25.75%) ITIL
17 43 (25.75%) PowerShell
18 39 (23.35%) ISEB
19 38 (22.75%) CSS
19 38 (22.75%) Finance
19 38 (22.75%) Microsoft App-V
19 38 (22.75%) Security Cleared
19 38 (22.75%) SCCM
19 38 (22.75%) Software Distribution
20 36 (21.56%) Degree
21 35 (20.96%) Microsoft

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 27 (16.17%) IIS
2 23 (13.77%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.20%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.40%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.19%) DB2
2 5 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 81 (48.50%) Selenium
2 63 (37.72%) WebDriver
3 48 (28.74%) JIRA
4 34 (20.36%) Cucumber
5 32 (19.16%) Jenkins
6 31 (18.56%) JMeter
7 27 (16.17%) JUnit
8 25 (14.97%) SoapUI
9 21 (12.57%) jMock
9 21 (12.57%) Maven
10 20 (11.98%) Ant
10 20 (11.98%) Gradle
10 20 (11.98%) Hudson
11 15 (8.98%) MSI
12 12 (7.19%) Git (software)
13 6 (3.59%) Eclipse
13 6 (3.59%) LoadRunner
13 6 (3.59%) Selenium IDE
13 6 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (2.99%) Appium
General
1 38 (22.75%) Finance
2 5 (2.99%) Banking
2 5 (2.99%) Marketing
3 3 (1.80%) Games
4 1 (0.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (28.14%) Analyst
2 36 (21.56%) Test Analyst
3 32 (19.16%) Tester
4 23 (13.77%) 3rd Line Support
5 22 (13.17%) Automation Tester
6 21 (12.57%) Automation Test Analyst
7 19 (11.38%) QA Engineer
8 18 (10.78%) Support Engineer
9 17 (10.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 17 (10.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 17 (10.18%) Desktop Engineer
9 17 (10.18%) Desktop Support
9 17 (10.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 16 (9.58%) Test Leader
11 15 (8.98%) Applications Packager
12 14 (8.38%) Agile Test Analyst
12 14 (8.38%) Test Engineer
13 13 (7.78%) Java Engineer
14 12 (7.19%) Selenium Tester
15 11 (6.59%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (26.95%) HTML
1 45 (26.95%) Web Services
2 38 (22.75%) CSS
3 31 (18.56%) Node.js
4 25 (14.97%) Ajax
5 23 (13.77%) Software Packaging
6 22 (13.17%) REST
7 21 (12.57%) Hibernate
7 21 (12.57%) Java EE
7 21 (12.57%) JMS
7 21 (12.57%) Spring
7 21 (12.57%) WebSphere MQ
8 13 (7.78%) XML
9 10 (5.99%) HTML5
10 8 (4.79%) .NET
10 8 (4.79%) LAMP
11 7 (4.19%) JSON
12 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET
13 4 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (2.40%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.97%) Computer Science
2 21 (12.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (7.78%) User Experience
4 10 (5.99%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.19%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.59%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.99%) Digital Media
8 5 (2.99%) iPad
9 2 (1.20%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.20%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.20%) Physics
10 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.78%) Windows
2 15 (8.98%) Linux
2 15 (8.98%) Windows 7
2 15 (8.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (4.79%) Android
3 8 (4.79%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (62.87%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (46.11%) TDD
3 76 (45.51%) Regression Testing
4 59 (35.33%) BDD
5 55 (32.93%) Integration Testing
5 55 (32.93%) Performance Testing
5 55 (32.93%) Unit Testing
6 54 (32.34%) Functional Testing
7 50 (29.94%) System Integration Testing
8 49 (29.34%) User Stories
9 47 (28.14%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (27.54%) Test Scripting
11 43 (25.75%) ITIL
12 38 (22.75%) Software Distribution
13 31 (18.56%) Defect Management
14 30 (17.96%) Manual Testing
15 29 (17.37%) Automated Testing
16 28 (16.77%) Coaching
16 28 (16.77%) SDLC
17 27 (16.17%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (36.53%) Java
2 43 (25.75%) PowerShell
3 27 (16.17%) Groovy
4 26 (15.57%) Scala
5 20 (11.98%) JavaScript
6 15 (8.98%) PHP
7 13 (7.78%) C#
8 11 (6.59%) SQL
9 6 (3.59%) COBOL
10 3 (1.80%) Python
10 3 (1.80%) Ruby
10 3 (1.80%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (23.35%) ISEB
2 38 (22.75%) Security Cleared
3 36 (21.56%) Degree
4 30 (17.96%) ISTQB
5 15 (8.98%) DV Cleared
5 15 (8.98%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (41.32%) QA
System Software
1 38 (22.75%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 38 (22.75%) SCCM
2 15 (8.98%) AppDNA
3 10 (5.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (20.96%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.77%) Citrix
3 19 (11.38%) Atlassian
3 19 (11.38%) Rally
4 10 (5.99%) HP
5 8 (4.79%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.99%) Oracle
7 3 (1.80%) SAP
8 2 (1.20%) Cognizant
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