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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 850 885 932
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +47
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 26 70 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.066% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.075% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 25 51 47
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +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
78947 92968 97230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.06% 87.55% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 65078 76746 79953
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 £31,426
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 9 December 2016 within the UK.

Compatibility Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Compatibility Testing
Top 21 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 9 December 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 +31 26 £32,500 -18.75% 4
South East +52 12 £32,000 -20.98%
Hampshire - 11 £32,000 -
Andover - 8 £32,000 -
London +64 7 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Yorkshire +17 3 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Portsmouth - 3 £35,000 -
East of England +18 2 £37,500 -47.55%
Leeds - 2 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Manchester -21 1 - -
North West -32 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £28,000 -
Derby - 1 £28,000 -
Surrey - 1 £22,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £28,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
York - 1 £32,500 - 1
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 -

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 48 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.44%) TDD
2 44 (44.44%) QA
3 43 (43.43%) Selenium
3 43 (43.43%) Regression Testing
4 37 (37.37%) Java
5 33 (33.33%) ITIL
5 33 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 33 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 33 (33.33%) SCCM
5 33 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 33 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 33 (33.33%) Software Distribution
6 32 (32.32%) Microsoft
7 31 (31.31%) WebDriver
8 30 (30.30%) BDD
9 29 (29.29%) Integration Testing
10 27 (27.27%) Performance Testing
10 27 (27.27%) ISEB
10 27 (27.27%) Functional Testing
11 26 (26.26%) System Integration Testing
12 24 (24.24%) Application Virtualisation
12 24 (24.24%) Citrix
12 24 (24.24%) Web Services
12 24 (24.24%) Finance
12 24 (24.24%) Software Packaging
13 23 (23.23%) Test Scripting
14 22 (22.22%) JIRA
14 22 (22.22%) Degree
15 21 (21.21%) JMeter

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 15 (15.15%) IIS
2 11 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) DSL
1 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) DB2
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (43.43%) Selenium
2 31 (31.31%) WebDriver
3 22 (22.22%) JIRA
4 21 (21.21%) JMeter
5 18 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 16 (16.16%) JUnit
7 15 (15.15%) SoapUI
8 11 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 11 (11.11%) jMock
9 10 (10.10%) Ant
9 10 (10.10%) Gradle
9 10 (10.10%) Hudson
9 10 (10.10%) Maven
10 9 (9.09%) MSI
11 5 (5.05%) Eclipse
11 5 (5.05%) LoadRunner
11 5 (5.05%) Selenium IDE
12 4 (4.04%) Appium
12 4 (4.04%) Capybara
12 4 (4.04%) Ranorex
General
1 24 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Games
4 1 (1.01%) Marketing
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (31.31%) Analyst
2 24 (24.24%) 3rd Line Support
2 24 (24.24%) Test Analyst
3 22 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 21 (21.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 21 (21.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 21 (21.21%) Desktop Engineer
4 21 (21.21%) Desktop Support
4 21 (21.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 12 (12.12%) Test Engineer
6 11 (11.11%) Java Engineer
6 11 (11.11%) Tester
7 10 (10.10%) QA Engineer
8 9 (9.09%) Applications Packager
8 9 (9.09%) Automation Tester
9 7 (7.07%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Head of Digital
10 6 (6.06%) Head of QA
11 5 (5.05%) QA Test Engineer
11 5 (5.05%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.24%) Software Packaging
1 24 (24.24%) Web Services
2 16 (16.16%) HTML
3 11 (11.11%) Ajax
3 11 (11.11%) CSS
3 11 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 11 (11.11%) Java EE
3 11 (11.11%) JMS
3 11 (11.11%) REST
3 11 (11.11%) Spring
3 11 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (10.10%) Node.js
5 6 (6.06%) HTML5
6 5 (5.05%) XML
7 3 (3.03%) .NET
7 3 (3.03%) LAMP
8 1 (1.01%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.01%) jQuery
8 1 (1.01%) WebSockets
8 1 (1.01%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Computer Science
2 15 (15.15%) User Experience
3 11 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (6.06%) Digital Media
6 5 (5.05%) Mainframe
7 4 (4.04%) iPad
8 3 (3.03%) Mathematics
8 3 (3.03%) Physics
9 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.09%) Windows
1 9 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 9 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (7.07%) Linux
3 5 (5.05%) Android
3 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.44%) TDD
3 43 (43.43%) Regression Testing
4 33 (33.33%) ITIL
4 33 (33.33%) Software Distribution
4 33 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 30 (30.30%) BDD
6 29 (29.29%) Integration Testing
7 27 (27.27%) Functional Testing
7 27 (27.27%) Performance Testing
8 26 (26.26%) System Integration Testing
9 24 (24.24%) Application Virtualisation
10 23 (23.23%) Test Scripting
11 19 (19.19%) Manual Testing
11 19 (19.19%) User Stories
12 17 (17.17%) Automated Testing
13 16 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (15.15%) Defect Management
15 14 (14.14%) Coaching
15 14 (14.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.37%) Java
2 33 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 12 (12.12%) Groovy
4 10 (10.10%) Scala
5 9 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.09%) PHP
6 7 (7.07%) C#
7 5 (5.05%) COBOL
8 4 (4.04%) SQL
9 1 (1.01%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 27 (27.27%) ISEB
3 22 (22.22%) Degree
4 20 (20.20%) ISTQB
5 9 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 9 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 33 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 33 (33.33%) SCCM
2 9 (9.09%) AppDNA
3 5 (5.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (32.32%) Microsoft
2 24 (24.24%) Citrix
3 10 (10.10%) Atlassian
3 10 (10.10%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (5.05%) HP
5 3 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.01%) Adobe
6 1 (1.01%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.01%) SAP
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