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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 838 833 838
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 64 43 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.040% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.050% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 54 24 29
Average salary £36,250 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.69% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £46,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +32.85%

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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -1 59 £35,000 -16.66% 9
London -22 27 £35,000 -6.66% 2
South East - 8 £32,500 - 1
Yorkshire -30 7 £33,000 - 1
City of London +9 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Cambridgeshire -4 5 £32,500 -31.57%
Cambridge -10 5 £32,500 -21.21%
East of England -26 5 £32,500 -31.57%
Leeds - 5 £32,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £32,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £32,500 - 1
Petersfield - 5 £32,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £51,250 -
West Midlands - 4 £37,500 - 2
Scotland - 4 £51,250 -
North West -23 3 £40,000 -13.97%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £35,000 - 1
Manchester - 3 £40,000 -
Northampton - 2 £38,000 -
Coventry - 2 £37,500 -
Brighton - 2 £37,500 -
Bristol - 2 £42,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £38,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £34,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £37,500 -
South West - 2 £42,000 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £38,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £33,000 -
Stockport - 1 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £37,500 -

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 78 (60.00%) QA
2 74 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (39.23%) Selenium
4 48 (36.92%) Automated Testing
5 42 (32.31%) JIRA
5 42 (32.31%) ISEB
6 36 (27.69%) Scrum
7 35 (26.92%) TDD
8 33 (25.38%) Microsoft
9 32 (24.62%) JavaScript
10 31 (23.85%) HTML
10 31 (23.85%) CSS
11 29 (22.31%) ISTQB
11 29 (22.31%) Test Scripting
11 29 (22.31%) WebDriver
12 26 (20.00%) Test Automation
12 26 (20.00%) Integration Testing
12 26 (20.00%) Regression Testing
12 26 (20.00%) Windows
12 26 (20.00%) Java
12 26 (20.00%) SQL
13 24 (18.46%) System Testing
14 23 (17.69%) Citrix
15 22 (16.92%) Active Directory
15 22 (16.92%) Manual Testing
15 22 (16.92%) XenDesktop
15 22 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
16 21 (16.15%) Mobile App
16 21 (16.15%) Waterfall
16 21 (16.15%) Cucumber

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (10.00%) IIS
2 8 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.85%) Joomla!
5 5 (3.85%) Drupal
5 5 (3.85%) WordPress
5 5 (3.85%) CICS
6 3 (2.31%) CMS
6 3 (2.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.62%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.77%) HTTP
2 11 (8.46%) Internet
3 9 (6.92%) DNS
3 9 (6.92%) NetScaler
4 8 (6.15%) DHCP
4 8 (6.15%) NAS
4 8 (6.15%) SAN
4 8 (6.15%) Firewall
5 3 (2.31%) Intranet
6 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.92%) MySQL
3 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.85%) DB2
5 4 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 51 (39.23%) Selenium
2 42 (32.31%) JIRA
3 29 (22.31%) WebDriver
4 21 (16.15%) Cucumber
5 19 (14.62%) Fiddler
6 17 (13.08%) Git (software)
6 17 (13.08%) Jenkins
7 15 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (11.54%) InstallShield
7 15 (11.54%) AdminStudio
8 12 (9.23%) Firebug
9 10 (7.69%) MSI
10 9 (6.92%) JUnit
10 9 (6.92%) Eclipse
11 8 (6.15%) Visual Studio
11 8 (6.15%) FogBugz
12 7 (5.38%) SpecFlow
12 7 (5.38%) Bugzilla
12 7 (5.38%) Subversion
13 6 (4.62%) RSpec
General
1 10 (7.69%) Banking
2 7 (5.38%) Retail
3 5 (3.85%) Back Office
3 5 (3.85%) Finance
4 4 (3.08%) Advertising
4 4 (3.08%) Games
5 3 (2.31%) Legal
6 2 (1.54%) French Language
6 2 (1.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (27.69%) Analyst
2 30 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 18 (13.85%) Tester
4 16 (12.31%) Test Manager
5 15 (11.54%) QA Engineer
6 10 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
7 9 (6.92%) Automation Test Analyst
7 9 (6.92%) Test Engineer
7 9 (6.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Senior QA Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) QA Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.62%) Systems Tester
10 6 (4.62%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (4.62%) Senior Tester
11 5 (3.85%) QA Manager
11 5 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
11 5 (3.85%) Developer
11 5 (3.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.85%) HTML
1 31 (23.85%) CSS
2 21 (16.15%) Web Services
3 15 (11.54%) Application Packaging
4 10 (7.69%) .NET
5 9 (6.92%) XML
5 9 (6.92%) Ajax
6 8 (6.15%) REST
7 7 (5.38%) JSON
7 7 (5.38%) jQuery
8 6 (4.62%) CodeIgniter
8 6 (4.62%) CakePHP
8 6 (4.62%) SOAP
9 5 (3.85%) Kohana
10 4 (3.08%) RESTful
10 4 (3.08%) Gherkin
10 4 (3.08%) XHTML
10 4 (3.08%) LAMP
11 3 (2.31%) Flash
12 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.15%) Mobile App
2 15 (11.54%) User Experience
3 10 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (6.15%) Clustering
5 8 (6.15%) Open Source
6 7 (5.38%) iPhone
7 5 (3.85%) SWIFT
7 5 (3.85%) Mainframe
7 5 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (3.08%) Client/Server
8 4 (3.08%) Replication
9 2 (1.54%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.77%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.77%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.77%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.77%) New Media
10 1 (0.77%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.00%) Windows
2 22 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (6.92%) Linux
3 9 (6.92%) Android
4 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.62%) UNIX
6 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (36.92%) Automated Testing
3 36 (27.69%) Scrum
4 35 (26.92%) TDD
5 29 (22.31%) Test Scripting
6 26 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 26 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 26 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 24 (18.46%) System Testing
8 22 (16.92%) Manual Testing
9 21 (16.15%) Waterfall
9 21 (16.15%) BDD
9 21 (16.15%) Software Testing
10 16 (12.31%) Performance Testing
11 15 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (11.54%) Mentoring
12 14 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (10.00%) ITIL
14 11 (8.46%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.62%) JavaScript
2 26 (20.00%) Java
2 26 (20.00%) SQL
3 15 (11.54%) VBScript
3 15 (11.54%) VB
3 15 (11.54%) Ruby
3 15 (11.54%) PowerShell
4 13 (10.00%) PHP
5 6 (4.62%) Python
6 4 (3.08%) C#
6 4 (3.08%) Perl
7 2 (1.54%) Clojure
8 1 (0.77%) PHP5
8 1 (0.77%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 42 (32.31%) ISEB
2 29 (22.31%) ISTQB
3 11 (8.46%) Degree
4 9 (6.92%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.92%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.54%) MCSE
6 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.77%) CCAA
7 1 (0.77%) CCA
7 1 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.77%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (60.00%) QA
2 4 (3.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (16.92%) Active Directory
1 22 (16.92%) XenDesktop
2 15 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (6.15%) VMware ESX
3 8 (6.15%) vSphere
4 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (11.54%) AppDNA
2 12 (9.23%) SCCM
3 10 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (6.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (6.15%) NetBackup
4 8 (6.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (25.38%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.69%) Citrix
3 9 (6.92%) VMware
4 8 (6.15%) Veritas
4 8 (6.15%) Symantec
4 8 (6.15%) Sophos
4 8 (6.15%) Oracle
5 7 (5.38%) HP
6 5 (3.85%) IBM
7 3 (2.31%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.77%) Atmel
8 1 (0.77%) Zend
8 1 (0.77%) Informatica
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