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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compatibility Testing
Rank 757 861 832
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -29
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 138 65 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.055% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.067% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 127 47 34
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £36,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.13% +20.83%

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
92395 97415 87605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.57% 82.72% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 75495 78826 72238
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 6 July 2015 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 6 July 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 +100 134 £40,000 +6.66% 16
South East +49 49 £40,000 - 7
Yorkshire +31 35 £45,000 +24.13% 1
West Yorkshire - 35 £45,000 - 1
Leeds - 35 £45,000 - 1
Manchester - 22 £37,500 - 3
North West - 22 £37,500 - 4
Hampshire - 19 £32,000 -
Andover - 19 £32,000 -
East Sussex +37 17 £42,500 +13.33% 3
London +14 14 £45,000 +7.14% 3
West Sussex - 10 £50,000 - 2
South West - 10 £30,000 - 1
Brighton +34 7 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Bristol - 5 £30,000 -
Stockport - 5 £37,500 - 2
West Midlands -8 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Staffordshire - 3 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £36,250 - 1
Tamworth - 3 £32,500 -
Bury - 3 £32,500 -
Surrey +12 2 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Edinburgh +9 2 £37,500 -22.68% 1
Scotland +7 2 £37,500 -22.68% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £38,000 -
Godalming - 2 £32,500 - 1
Salisbury - 2 £38,000 -
East of England 0 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £37,500 - 1

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 193 (71.75%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (57.62%) Regression Testing
3 132 (49.07%) Integration Testing
4 127 (47.21%) SQL
5 117 (43.49%) SDLC
6 111 (41.26%) Java
7 110 (40.89%) QA
8 105 (39.03%) ISEB
9 100 (37.17%) Web Services
10 99 (36.80%) TDD
11 95 (35.32%) System Integration Testing
12 82 (30.48%) Automated Testing
13 77 (28.62%) System Testing
14 64 (23.79%) Test Scripting
15 61 (22.68%) UNIX
16 60 (22.30%) C#
17 57 (21.19%) BDD
18 55 (20.45%) Manual Testing
19 51 (18.96%) Test Automation
19 51 (18.96%) Automation Testing
20 50 (18.59%) Unit Testing
21 48 (17.84%) Waterfall
22 46 (17.10%) Microsoft
23 45 (16.73%) Oracle
24 44 (16.36%) Finance
25 43 (15.99%) ITIL
25 43 (15.99%) SCCM
25 43 (15.99%) Continuous Integration
25 43 (15.99%) PowerShell
25 43 (15.99%) Jenkins

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 8 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.74%) IIS
2 2 (0.74%) WordPress
3 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.60%) Intranet
2 3 (1.12%) HTTP
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) LAN
3 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.09%) Oracle Database
2 8 (2.97%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.74%) DB2
4 2 (0.74%) Big Data
4 2 (0.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (15.99%) Jenkins
2 37 (13.75%) SpecFlow
3 36 (13.38%) SoapUI
4 26 (9.67%) Hudson
4 26 (9.67%) TeamCity
5 24 (8.92%) Selenium
6 19 (7.06%) Fiddler
6 19 (7.06%) Cucumber
7 18 (6.69%) Git (software)
8 17 (6.32%) Firebug
8 17 (6.32%) Subversion
9 16 (5.95%) RSpec
10 11 (4.09%) WebDriver
11 10 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (3.72%) JIRA
12 6 (2.23%) JMeter
13 3 (1.12%) Zephyr
14 2 (0.74%) Appium
14 2 (0.74%) LoadRunner
14 2 (0.74%) Selenium IDE
General
1 44 (16.36%) Finance
2 14 (5.20%) Retail
3 6 (2.23%) Marketing
3 6 (2.23%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.49%) Online Betting
4 4 (1.49%) Games
5 2 (0.74%) Electronics
5 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (23.05%) QA Engineer
2 42 (15.61%) Tester
3 41 (15.24%) Analyst
3 41 (15.24%) Test Analyst
4 26 (9.67%) Test Manager
5 24 (8.92%) Test Engineer
6 23 (8.55%) Technical Leader
7 20 (7.43%) Systems Engineer
8 19 (7.06%) Integration Engineer
8 19 (7.06%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 19 (7.06%) Test Leader
9 18 (6.69%) Software Engineer
10 16 (5.95%) Software Test Engineer
10 16 (5.95%) Technical Tester
11 14 (5.20%) Consultant
11 14 (5.20%) QA Consultant
12 10 (3.72%) Developer
13 9 (3.35%) Technical Analyst
13 9 (3.35%) Technical Test Analyst
14 8 (2.97%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (37.17%) Web Services
2 42 (15.61%) JSP
2 42 (15.61%) Software Packaging
3 38 (14.13%) .NET
4 27 (10.04%) HTML
5 25 (9.29%) CSS
6 24 (8.92%) XML
7 20 (7.43%) SOAP
8 19 (7.06%) JSON
9 16 (5.95%) Gherkin
10 13 (4.83%) Ajax
11 12 (4.46%) RESTful
12 10 (3.72%) jQuery
13 6 (2.23%) HTML5
14 2 (0.74%) REST
14 2 (0.74%) CSS3
14 2 (0.74%) PhoneGap
14 2 (0.74%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (0.74%) AngularJS
15 1 (0.37%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.95%) Replication
2 13 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.60%) User Experience
3 7 (2.60%) W3C
4 6 (2.23%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.74%) DTV
7 2 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.74%) iPhone
7 2 (0.74%) Social Media
7 2 (0.74%) Photography
8 1 (0.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.37%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.37%) Social Network
8 1 (0.37%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 61 (22.68%) UNIX
2 22 (8.18%) Linux
3 4 (1.49%) Android
4 3 (1.12%) CentOS
5 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) Windows
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (71.75%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (57.62%) Regression Testing
3 132 (49.07%) Integration Testing
4 117 (43.49%) SDLC
5 99 (36.80%) TDD
6 95 (35.32%) System Integration Testing
7 82 (30.48%) Automated Testing
8 77 (28.62%) System Testing
9 64 (23.79%) Test Scripting
10 57 (21.19%) BDD
11 55 (20.45%) Manual Testing
12 51 (18.96%) Test Automation
12 51 (18.96%) Automation Testing
13 50 (18.59%) Unit Testing
14 48 (17.84%) Waterfall
15 43 (15.99%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (15.99%) ITIL
16 42 (15.61%) Software Distribution
17 40 (14.87%) Test Strategy
18 33 (12.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 127 (47.21%) SQL
2 111 (41.26%) Java
3 60 (22.30%) C#
4 43 (15.99%) PowerShell
5 32 (11.90%) JavaScript
6 19 (7.06%) Ruby
7 4 (1.49%) Python
7 4 (1.49%) Scala
8 2 (0.74%) Perl
8 2 (0.74%) PHP
8 2 (0.74%) COBOL
8 2 (0.74%) VBScript
8 2 (0.74%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 105 (39.03%) ISEB
2 42 (15.61%) Security Cleared
3 33 (12.27%) SC Cleared
3 33 (12.27%) DV Cleared
4 26 (9.67%) Degree
5 11 (4.09%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.12%) IC3 Certification
8 2 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (40.89%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 42 (15.61%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 43 (15.99%) SCCM
2 34 (12.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (17.10%) Microsoft
2 45 (16.73%) Oracle
3 42 (15.61%) Citrix
4 35 (13.01%) HP
5 9 (3.35%) Pega
6 8 (2.97%) SAP
7 3 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.74%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.74%) Adobe
9 1 (0.37%) ATG
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
American Express
Posted: 5 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 - 47,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
American Express
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago