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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 857 837 869
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +32
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 60 46 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.041% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.053% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 42 32 25
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,150 £54,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £27,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97509 87535 96223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.37% 78.84% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78334 71800 81781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Compatibility Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -36 54 £32,500 -13.33% 9
London -62 19 £38,500 -9.41% 2
East of England -8 12 £33,750 +32.35% 4
Cambridgeshire +9 9 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Yorkshire -33 9 £30,000 -14.28% 3
North West +3 7 £29,000 -
Manchester - 6 £29,000 -
Cambridge - 5 £32,500 - 3
County Antrim - 4 £26,500 -
Ely - 4 £50,000 -
Stockport - 4 £29,000 -
South East - 4 £21,500 -
Belfast - 4 £26,500 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £26,500 -
Hertfordshire +11 3 £35,000 +45.83% 1
City of London -16 3 £45,000 +28.57%
York -18 3 - - 3
North Yorkshire -23 3 - - 3
West Yorkshire - 3 £27,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Middlesex - 3 - -
Coventry - 3 £40,000 -
Scotland -12 2 £48,500 - 1
Edinburgh -19 2 £48,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £39,250 -
Leeds - 2 £27,500 -
Chester +12 1 £40,000 -
Cheshire -2 1 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £21,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £37,500 -

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (30.86%) HTML
1 25 (30.86%) JavaScript
1 25 (30.86%) Cucumber
2 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 24 (29.63%) Automated Testing
3 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (28.40%) BDD
3 23 (28.40%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (28.40%) Test Automation
4 22 (27.16%) CSS
5 21 (25.93%) Linux
5 21 (25.93%) Selenium
5 21 (25.93%) Mobile App
6 20 (24.69%) Jenkins
6 20 (24.69%) QA
6 20 (24.69%) Java
7 19 (23.46%) Web Services
7 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
8 18 (22.22%) ISEB
9 17 (20.99%) SQL
10 16 (19.75%) E-Commerce
10 16 (19.75%) Windows
10 16 (19.75%) Ajax
11 15 (18.52%) Ruby
11 15 (18.52%) Subversion
11 15 (18.52%) JIRA
11 15 (18.52%) Performance Testing
12 14 (17.28%) Firebug
12 14 (17.28%) Gherkin
12 14 (17.28%) ISTQB

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (7.41%) IIS
2 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.47%) Joomla!
3 2 (2.47%) Drupal
3 2 (2.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) Wireless
2 6 (7.41%) Internet
3 5 (6.17%) HTTP
4 4 (4.94%) Firewall
4 4 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.94%) SAN
4 4 (4.94%) DNS
4 4 (4.94%) DHCP
4 4 (4.94%) NAS
5 2 (2.47%) LAN
5 2 (2.47%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.70%) MySQL
5 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (30.86%) Cucumber
2 21 (25.93%) Selenium
3 20 (24.69%) Jenkins
4 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
5 15 (18.52%) Subversion
5 15 (18.52%) JIRA
6 14 (17.28%) Firebug
7 13 (16.05%) Fiddler
8 11 (13.58%) RSpec
9 10 (12.35%) WebDriver
10 6 (7.41%) SoapUI
11 5 (6.17%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (6.17%) JMeter
12 4 (4.94%) Bugzilla
12 4 (4.94%) InstallShield
12 4 (4.94%) AdminStudio
12 4 (4.94%) Calabash
12 4 (4.94%) SpecFlow
12 4 (4.94%) Hudson
13 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (6.17%) German Language
1 5 (6.17%) Marketing
2 4 (4.94%) Games
3 2 (2.47%) Automotive
3 2 (2.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (48.15%) Analyst
2 37 (45.68%) Test Analyst
3 11 (13.58%) Tester
3 11 (13.58%) Automation Analyst
3 11 (13.58%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Test Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Mobile Tester
6 5 (6.17%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Field Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) QA Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Web Tester
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.86%) HTML
2 22 (27.16%) CSS
3 19 (23.46%) Web Services
4 16 (19.75%) Ajax
5 14 (17.28%) Gherkin
5 14 (17.28%) XML
6 12 (14.81%) JSON
7 8 (9.88%) .NET
8 6 (7.41%) SOAP
8 6 (7.41%) XHTML
8 6 (7.41%) Application Packaging
9 5 (6.17%) Flash
10 4 (4.94%) HTML5
10 4 (4.94%) jQuery
11 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
12 2 (2.47%) JSP
12 2 (2.47%) CSS3
12 2 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (2.47%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 11 (13.58%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.94%) Clustering
3 4 (4.94%) Replication
4 1 (1.23%) Open Source
4 1 (1.23%) iPhone
4 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Linux
2 16 (19.75%) Windows
3 10 (12.35%) Apple iOS
4 8 (9.88%) Android
5 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.23%) CentOS
9 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Automated Testing
2 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.40%) BDD
2 23 (28.40%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (28.40%) Test Automation
3 16 (19.75%) E-Commerce
4 15 (18.52%) Performance Testing
5 13 (16.05%) User Stories
6 12 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (14.81%) Software Testing
6 12 (14.81%) Scrum
7 11 (13.58%) B2C
7 11 (13.58%) OOP
7 11 (13.58%) Test Scripting
8 9 (11.11%) System Testing
8 9 (11.11%) Web Testing
8 9 (11.11%) TDD
9 8 (9.88%) Regression Testing
10 7 (8.64%) Integration Testing
10 7 (8.64%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) JavaScript
2 20 (24.69%) Java
3 17 (20.99%) SQL
4 15 (18.52%) Ruby
5 8 (9.88%) VBScript
6 6 (7.41%) C#
6 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.17%) VB
8 4 (4.94%) Python
9 3 (3.70%) PHP
10 2 (2.47%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.23%) R
11 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) ISEB
2 14 (17.28%) ISTQB
3 12 (14.81%) Degree
4 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.17%) MCSE
5 5 (6.17%) MCP
5 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.17%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.69%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 8 (9.88%) XenDesktop
2 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.94%) VMware ESX
3 4 (4.94%) vSphere
4 3 (3.70%) XenApp
5 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) SCCM
2 5 (6.17%) AppDNA
3 4 (4.94%) NetBackup
3 4 (4.94%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.94%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.81%) Citrix
3 9 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (4.94%) Sophos
4 4 (4.94%) Veritas
4 4 (4.94%) Symantec
5 3 (3.70%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.70%) EMC
5 3 (3.70%) Google
6 2 (2.47%) AppSense
6 2 (2.47%) Atmel
7 1 (1.23%) Lumension
7 1 (1.23%) Becrypt
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle
7 1 (1.23%) McAfee
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.23%) Wyse
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