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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compatibility Testing
Rank 809 873 862
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -11
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 69 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.019% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.024% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 59 14 17
Average salary £35,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.69%

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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Compatibility Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Compatibility Testing
Top 22 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 30 January 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 +41 63 £35,500 +1.42% 6
North West +4 18 £36,500 -8.75% 1
West Yorkshire - 18 £35,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 18 £35,000 - 3
Leeds - 18 £35,000 - 2
Manchester - 18 £36,500 - 1
London +2 11 £45,000 - 1
South East -21 9 £30,000 +7.14%
Edinburgh +13 6 £27,000 -18.18%
Scotland +8 6 £27,000 -18.18%
Andover -2 6 £30,000 -
Hampshire -14 6 £30,000 -
Stockport - 6 £36,500 - 1
Norfolk - 4 £32,500 - 1
East of England - 4 £32,500 - 1
Norwich - 4 £32,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £36,000 -
South West - 3 £36,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £36,000 -
Taunton - 2 £36,500 -
Somerset - 2 £36,500 -
Devon - 1 £35,500 -

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 78 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (45.00%) QA
3 51 (42.50%) SQL
4 50 (41.67%) ISEB
5 47 (39.17%) TDD
5 47 (39.17%) Automated Testing
6 44 (36.67%) BDD
7 41 (34.17%) Regression Testing
8 40 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 36 (30.00%) System Testing
10 33 (27.50%) .NET
11 32 (26.67%) Web Services
11 32 (26.67%) Integration Testing
12 29 (24.17%) Selenium
13 28 (23.33%) Test Scripting
13 28 (23.33%) SpecFlow
13 28 (23.33%) Jenkins
14 27 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (21.67%) HTML
15 26 (21.67%) CSS
16 25 (20.83%) Automation Testing
17 22 (18.33%) SoapUI
17 22 (18.33%) WebDriver
18 21 (17.50%) XML
19 20 (16.67%) Scrum
19 20 (16.67%) JIRA
20 19 (15.83%) Manual Testing
21 18 (15.00%) Fiddler
22 17 (14.17%) TeamCity
22 17 (14.17%) Hudson

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (9.17%) WordPress
2 6 (5.00%) Drupal
3 4 (3.33%) IIS
3 4 (3.33%) Apache
3 4 (3.33%) Node.js
4 2 (1.67%) CMS
4 2 (1.67%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) NetScaler
2 3 (2.50%) Internet
2 3 (2.50%) HTTP
3 2 (1.67%) DNS
3 2 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.67%) MySQL
2 9 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.17%) Big Data
5 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (24.17%) Selenium
2 28 (23.33%) SpecFlow
2 28 (23.33%) Jenkins
3 22 (18.33%) SoapUI
3 22 (18.33%) WebDriver
4 20 (16.67%) JIRA
5 18 (15.00%) Fiddler
6 17 (14.17%) TeamCity
6 17 (14.17%) Hudson
7 15 (12.50%) Firebug
8 14 (11.67%) Git (software)
9 11 (9.17%) Subversion
10 8 (6.67%) Cucumber
11 7 (5.83%) RSpec
12 6 (5.00%) Appium
12 6 (5.00%) Calabash
12 6 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (4.17%) MSI
13 5 (4.17%) InstallShield
13 5 (4.17%) AdminStudio
General
1 11 (9.17%) Retail
2 7 (5.83%) Finance
3 6 (5.00%) Marketing
4 5 (4.17%) Online Betting
4 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.17%) Games
5 4 (3.33%) Advertising
6 2 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (40.00%) Analyst
2 47 (39.17%) Test Analyst
3 24 (20.00%) Tester
4 16 (13.33%) QA Engineer
5 12 (10.00%) Functional Test Analyst
5 12 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
6 10 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 10 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
7 8 (6.67%) Senior Tester
8 7 (5.83%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Software Tester
8 7 (5.83%) Technical Tester
9 6 (5.00%) Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Technical Test Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Software Tester
9 6 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
9 6 (5.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.50%) .NET
2 32 (26.67%) Web Services
3 26 (21.67%) HTML
3 26 (21.67%) CSS
4 21 (17.50%) XML
5 11 (9.17%) JSON
6 9 (7.50%) SOAP
7 8 (6.67%) HTML5
7 8 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
8 7 (5.83%) jQuery
8 7 (5.83%) Gherkin
8 7 (5.83%) XHTML
9 6 (5.00%) JSP
9 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (5.00%) REST
9 6 (5.00%) Software Packaging
10 5 (4.17%) Application Packaging
10 5 (4.17%) Ajax
11 4 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (3.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Computer Science
1 14 (11.67%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (10.00%) User Experience
3 10 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 8 (6.67%) Replication
5 6 (5.00%) N-Tier
5 6 (5.00%) iPhone
6 5 (4.17%) Photography
6 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.50%) Open Source
8 2 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.67%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.67%) Blog
9 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.67%) Linux
2 10 (8.33%) Windows
3 6 (5.00%) UNIX
3 6 (5.00%) Android
4 5 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (39.17%) TDD
2 47 (39.17%) Automated Testing
3 44 (36.67%) BDD
4 41 (34.17%) Regression Testing
5 40 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 36 (30.00%) System Testing
7 32 (26.67%) Integration Testing
8 28 (23.33%) Test Scripting
9 27 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (20.83%) Automation Testing
11 20 (16.67%) Scrum
12 19 (15.83%) Manual Testing
13 16 (13.33%) Functional Testing
14 14 (11.67%) E-Commerce
15 13 (10.83%) Service Delivery
16 12 (10.00%) Software Testing
16 12 (10.00%) Waterfall
16 12 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (42.50%) SQL
2 16 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 15 (12.50%) Ruby
4 14 (11.67%) Java
5 12 (10.00%) PHP
6 11 (9.17%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.17%) Scala
7 5 (4.17%) VBScript
7 5 (4.17%) VB
8 3 (2.50%) Python
8 3 (2.50%) Perl
9 2 (1.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 50 (41.67%) ISEB
2 16 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 12 (10.00%) Degree
4 8 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.67%) CCEA
7 2 (1.67%) CCA
7 2 (1.67%) MCSE
7 2 (1.67%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (45.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.17%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.50%) XenApp
5 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (9.17%) SCCM
2 6 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (4.17%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 17 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.17%) Citrix
3 6 (5.00%) HP
4 5 (4.17%) AppSense
4 5 (4.17%) SAP
5 4 (3.33%) Oracle
6 3 (2.50%) Adobe
7 2 (1.67%) Zend
8 1 (0.83%) Capita
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago