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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Compatibility Testing
UK
Rank 830 865 875
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +10
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 19 73 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.071% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.081% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 19 58 69
Median salary £36,500 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £67,100 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £41,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.51% +17.85%

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
73681 89754 91723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.31% 87.72% 86.20%
Number of salaries quoted 60610 74516 75182
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £73,000 £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 19 February 2017 within the UK.

Compatibility Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Compatibility Testing
Top 18 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 19 February 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 +49 17 £36,500 -14.11% 6
London +53 7 £35,000 -30.00%
South East +61 5 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Yorkshire +35 4 £38,750 -3.12% 3
Berkshire - 4 £36,500 -
Reading - 4 £36,500 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 - 3
York - 2 £35,500 - 2
Scotland - 2 £38,750 -
East of England +21 1 £34,000 -52.28%
Edinburgh - 1 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
Norfolk - 1 £34,000 -
Livingston - 1 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £35,000 - 1
Norwich - 1 £34,000 -
Knaresborough - 1 £40,000 -

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (42.55%) QA
3 16 (34.04%) Regression Testing
4 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
4 15 (31.91%) TDD
4 15 (31.91%) Test Scripting
5 14 (29.79%) SCCM
5 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
5 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
5 14 (29.79%) Software Packaging
5 14 (29.79%) Citrix
5 14 (29.79%) ITIL
5 14 (29.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (29.79%) Software Distribution
5 14 (29.79%) Application Virtualisation
6 13 (27.66%) Functional Testing
6 13 (27.66%) Selenium
6 13 (27.66%) Unit Testing
7 11 (23.40%) ISEB
7 11 (23.40%) Java
7 11 (23.40%) Integration Testing
7 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
7 11 (23.40%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (21.28%) Manual Testing
8 10 (21.28%) Web Services
9 9 (19.15%) Scrum
9 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
9 9 (19.15%) SDLC
9 9 (19.15%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 9 (19.15%) Test Strategy

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 5 (10.64%) IIS
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) Drupal
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
1 1 (2.13%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) FTP
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Selenium
2 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
3 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.64%) Selenium IDE
4 4 (8.51%) Appium
4 4 (8.51%) Ranorex
5 3 (6.38%) Capybara
5 3 (6.38%) JIRA
6 2 (4.26%) JMeter
7 1 (2.13%) Ant
7 1 (2.13%) Gradle
7 1 (2.13%) Hudson
7 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.13%) jMock
7 1 (2.13%) JUnit
7 1 (2.13%) Maven
7 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.13%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Automotive
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Analyst
2 14 (29.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (27.66%) Test Analyst
4 12 (25.53%) Support Engineer
5 11 (23.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (23.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (23.40%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (23.40%) Desktop Support
5 11 (23.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) Test Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (8.51%) Head of Digital
8 4 (8.51%) Head of QA
8 4 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (8.51%) PHP Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) Software Packaging
2 10 (21.28%) Web Services
3 5 (10.64%) CSS
3 5 (10.64%) HTML
3 5 (10.64%) HTML5
4 4 (8.51%) CSS3
4 4 (8.51%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) .NET
5 1 (2.13%) Ajax
5 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.13%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.13%) Java EE
5 1 (2.13%) JMS
5 1 (2.13%) React
5 1 (2.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.13%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) User Experience
2 4 (8.51%) Digital Media
2 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.13%) iPad
3 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Regression Testing
3 15 (31.91%) TDD
3 15 (31.91%) Test Scripting
4 14 (29.79%) Application Virtualisation
4 14 (29.79%) ITIL
4 14 (29.79%) Software Distribution
5 13 (27.66%) Functional Testing
5 13 (27.66%) Unit Testing
6 11 (23.40%) Integration Testing
6 11 (23.40%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (21.28%) Manual Testing
8 9 (19.15%) Automated Testing
8 9 (19.15%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 9 (19.15%) Scrum
8 9 (19.15%) SDLC
8 9 (19.15%) Test Strategy
9 8 (17.02%) RAD
9 8 (17.02%) Software Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
2 11 (23.40%) Java
3 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.77%) PHP
4 5 (10.64%) C#
4 5 (10.64%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Groovy
5 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.40%) ISEB
3 8 (17.02%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (42.55%) QA
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.79%) Citrix
3 4 (8.51%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.13%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
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