The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 852 817 812
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -5
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 63 52 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.048% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.061% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 50 32 48
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94579 85669 91251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.68% 77.38%
Number of salaries quoted 76287 70054 77728
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 24 July 2014 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 24 July 2014. 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 -19 55 £37,500 +7.14% 7
London -28 25 £38,500 -3.75% 2
South East - 7 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +8 6 £32,500 - 2
City of London +2 6 £35,000 +84.21%
Cambridge -6 6 £32,500 +4.00% 2
East of England -10 6 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Edinburgh -5 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Scotland -17 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Yorkshire -33 5 £36,250 - 3
West Midlands - 5 £37,500 -
Surrey - 5 £40,000 -
Coventry - 4 £37,500 -
York -12 3 - -
North Yorkshire -18 3 - -
County Antrim - 3 £26,500 -
Belfast - 3 £26,500 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £26,500 -
South West -25 2 £42,000 +40.00%
Bristol - 2 £42,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Kent - 1 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Brighton - 1 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £35,000 -
Leeds - 1 £35,000 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £37,500 - 1

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 61 (49.19%) QA
2 45 (36.29%) Automated Testing
3 44 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (32.26%) Selenium
5 36 (29.03%) JIRA
6 35 (28.23%) Microsoft
7 34 (27.42%) ISEB
8 33 (26.61%) JavaScript
9 31 (25.00%) Scrum
10 30 (24.19%) TDD
10 30 (24.19%) HTML
10 30 (24.19%) CSS
11 25 (20.16%) ISTQB
11 25 (20.16%) Test Scripting
11 25 (20.16%) Cucumber
12 24 (19.35%) Mobile App
12 24 (19.35%) Java
13 23 (18.55%) Performance Testing
14 22 (17.74%) Software Testing
14 22 (17.74%) SQL
15 21 (16.94%) Windows
15 21 (16.94%) BDD
15 21 (16.94%) Test Automation
16 20 (16.13%) Regression Testing
17 19 (15.32%) Citrix
17 19 (15.32%) Jenkins
17 19 (15.32%) Fiddler
18 18 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (14.52%) Integration Testing
18 18 (14.52%) System Testing

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 12 (9.68%) IIS
2 8 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (4.03%) CICS
6 3 (2.42%) WordPress
6 3 (2.42%) Joomla!
6 3 (2.42%) Drupal
7 1 (0.81%) CMS
7 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) GitHub
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.10%) HTTP
2 12 (9.68%) Internet
3 8 (6.45%) NAS
3 8 (6.45%) DNS
3 8 (6.45%) SAN
3 8 (6.45%) DHCP
3 8 (6.45%) Firewall
4 7 (5.65%) Wireless
5 5 (4.03%) NetScaler
6 4 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.61%) LAN
8 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (4.03%) DB2
5 3 (2.42%) MySQL
6 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (32.26%) Selenium
2 36 (29.03%) JIRA
3 25 (20.16%) Cucumber
4 19 (15.32%) Jenkins
4 19 (15.32%) Fiddler
5 18 (14.52%) WebDriver
6 15 (12.10%) Git (software)
7 14 (11.29%) Firebug
8 13 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (8.06%) InstallShield
9 10 (8.06%) AdminStudio
10 9 (7.26%) Subversion
10 9 (7.26%) RSpec
11 8 (6.45%) Visual Studio
12 7 (5.65%) MSI
13 6 (4.84%) FogBugz
13 6 (4.84%) SpecFlow
13 6 (4.84%) Hudson
13 6 (4.84%) Bugzilla
14 5 (4.03%) JUnit
General
1 8 (6.45%) Banking
2 7 (5.65%) Games
3 5 (4.03%) Back Office
3 5 (4.03%) Retail
4 3 (2.42%) Advertising
4 3 (2.42%) Finance
4 3 (2.42%) German Language
4 3 (2.42%) Marketing
5 2 (1.61%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.61%) French Language
5 2 (1.61%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (35.48%) Analyst
2 39 (31.45%) Test Analyst
3 16 (12.90%) Tester
4 14 (11.29%) Test Manager
5 12 (9.68%) Test Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) QA Engineer
7 10 (8.06%) Automation Analyst
8 9 (7.26%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) QA Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) Mobile Test Analyst
12 5 (4.03%) QA Manager
12 5 (4.03%) Applications Specialist
12 5 (4.03%) Senior QA Engineer
12 5 (4.03%) Software Test Analyst
12 5 (4.03%) Test Leader
13 4 (3.23%) Mobile Tester
13 4 (3.23%) Systems Tester
14 3 (2.42%) QA Specialist
14 3 (2.42%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.19%) HTML
1 30 (24.19%) CSS
2 17 (13.71%) Web Services
3 11 (8.87%) Ajax
4 10 (8.06%) Application Packaging
5 9 (7.26%) XML
5 9 (7.26%) JSON
6 7 (5.65%) SOAP
6 7 (5.65%) REST
6 7 (5.65%) Gherkin
7 6 (4.84%) Flash
8 4 (3.23%) RESTful
8 4 (3.23%) jQuery
8 4 (3.23%) .NET
9 3 (2.42%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (2.42%) CakePHP
9 3 (2.42%) Kohana
10 1 (0.81%) LAMP
10 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.81%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.35%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.26%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.45%) Clustering
4 6 (4.84%) iPhone
5 5 (4.03%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.03%) Open Source
6 4 (3.23%) Replication
7 3 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.42%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.42%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.81%) New Media
8 1 (0.81%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.94%) Windows
2 18 (14.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (10.48%) Linux
4 9 (7.26%) Android
5 8 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.84%) UNIX
7 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.29%) Automated Testing
2 44 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (25.00%) Scrum
4 30 (24.19%) TDD
5 25 (20.16%) Test Scripting
6 23 (18.55%) Performance Testing
7 22 (17.74%) Software Testing
8 21 (16.94%) BDD
8 21 (16.94%) Test Automation
9 20 (16.13%) Regression Testing
10 18 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (14.52%) Integration Testing
10 18 (14.52%) System Testing
11 14 (11.29%) Waterfall
11 14 (11.29%) E-Commerce
12 13 (10.48%) ITIL
12 13 (10.48%) User Stories
13 12 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (9.68%) Web Testing
14 11 (8.87%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.61%) JavaScript
2 24 (19.35%) Java
3 22 (17.74%) SQL
4 17 (13.71%) Ruby
5 11 (8.87%) VBScript
6 10 (8.06%) PowerShell
6 10 (8.06%) VB
7 9 (7.26%) PHP
8 6 (4.84%) Python
9 5 (4.03%) C#
10 3 (2.42%) Perl
11 2 (1.61%) Clojure
11 2 (1.61%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 34 (27.42%) ISEB
2 25 (20.16%) ISTQB
3 13 (10.48%) Degree
4 9 (7.26%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.23%) MCSE
5 4 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.42%) MCP
6 3 (2.42%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (49.19%) QA
2 4 (3.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (14.52%) XenDesktop
1 18 (14.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (6.45%) vSphere
3 8 (6.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.87%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (8.06%) AppDNA
3 9 (7.26%) SCCM
4 8 (6.45%) NetBackup
4 8 (6.45%) Backup Exec
4 8 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 35 (28.23%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.32%) Citrix
3 12 (9.68%) VMware
4 8 (6.45%) Veritas
4 8 (6.45%) Symantec
4 8 (6.45%) Sophos
5 5 (4.03%) Oracle
5 5 (4.03%) IBM
6 4 (3.23%) HP
7 3 (2.42%) EMC
7 3 (2.42%) Google
8 2 (1.61%) Atmel
9 1 (0.81%) Informatica
9 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: competitive depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Sheffield
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Package.
Posted: 27 days ago