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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compatibility Testing
Rank 712 845 847
Rank change year-on-year
+133 +2
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 171 62 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.053% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.064% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 160 39 27
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%

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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +153 170 £45,000 +33.33% 10
South East +86 87 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Yorkshire +37 39 £45,000 +24.13%
West Yorkshire - 39 £45,000 -
Leeds - 39 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 35 £47,500 - 4
Hampshire - 29 £30,000 -
Andover - 29 £30,000 -
Brighton - 24 £47,500 - 4
West Sussex - 21 £50,000 - 1
Manchester +31 20 £35,000 +20.68% 2
North West +14 20 £35,000 +20.68% 2
London +46 19 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Stockport +6 6 £36,500 +25.86% 1
West Midlands -4 4 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Tamworth - 2 £32,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Bury - 2 £32,500 - 1
City of London +39 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Surrey +19 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Scotland +18 1 £37,500 -22.68%
Edinburgh +16 1 £37,500 -22.68%
Coventry -9 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Birmingham - 1 £55,000 -
Godalming - 1 £30,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £32,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £45,000 -
South West - 1 £33,000 - 2
Reading - 1 £45,000 -
Salisbury - 1 £33,000 - 1

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 175 (70.28%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (55.02%) Regression Testing
3 124 (49.80%) SQL
4 118 (47.39%) Integration Testing
5 107 (42.97%) QA
6 105 (42.17%) TDD
7 102 (40.96%) ISEB
8 97 (38.96%) Java
9 96 (38.55%) Web Services
10 85 (34.14%) Automated Testing
11 72 (28.92%) System Testing
12 62 (24.90%) BDD
13 59 (23.69%) Test Scripting
14 53 (21.29%) UNIX
15 52 (20.88%) Automation Testing
16 50 (20.08%) Jenkins
16 50 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
16 50 (20.08%) Manual Testing
17 49 (19.68%) Unit Testing
17 49 (19.68%) Test Automation
18 47 (18.88%) C#
19 44 (17.67%) Oracle
20 43 (17.27%) Waterfall
21 42 (16.87%) Microsoft
21 42 (16.87%) Finance
22 41 (16.47%) ITIL
22 41 (16.47%) SCCM
22 41 (16.47%) PowerShell
23 40 (16.06%) Security Cleared
23 40 (16.06%) Software Distribution

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.21%) SharePoint
1 8 (3.21%) WordPress
2 2 (0.80%) IIS
2 2 (0.80%) Apache
2 2 (0.80%) Drupal
2 2 (0.80%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (3.61%) MS Excel
1 9 (3.61%) MS Office
2 4 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.01%) Intranet
2 3 (1.20%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) LAN
3 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.42%) Oracle Database
2 9 (3.61%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.81%) MySQL
4 6 (2.41%) Big Data
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.80%) DB2
Development Applications
1 50 (20.08%) Jenkins
2 40 (16.06%) SpecFlow
3 38 (15.26%) SoapUI
4 30 (12.05%) TeamCity
4 30 (12.05%) Hudson
5 22 (8.84%) Fiddler
6 20 (8.03%) Firebug
6 20 (8.03%) Git (software)
6 20 (8.03%) Subversion
7 19 (7.63%) Cucumber
8 18 (7.23%) RSpec
9 17 (6.83%) Selenium
10 10 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (3.61%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.61%) JMeter
12 4 (1.61%) JIRA
13 2 (0.80%) JUnit
13 2 (0.80%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.80%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.80%) Bugzilla
General
1 42 (16.87%) Finance
2 13 (5.22%) Retail
3 6 (2.41%) Games
3 6 (2.41%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.41%) Marketing
3 6 (2.41%) Online Betting
4 2 (0.80%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (24.90%) QA Engineer
2 42 (16.87%) Tester
3 40 (16.06%) Analyst
3 40 (16.06%) Test Analyst
4 24 (9.64%) Systems Engineer
5 23 (9.24%) Integration Engineer
5 23 (9.24%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 20 (8.03%) Test Manager
7 17 (6.83%) Technical Tester
7 17 (6.83%) Technical Leader
7 17 (6.83%) Test Leader
8 14 (5.62%) QA Consultant
8 14 (5.62%) Consultant
8 14 (5.62%) Software Engineer
9 13 (5.22%) Test Engineer
10 12 (4.82%) Software Test Engineer
11 11 (4.42%) Functional Analyst
11 11 (4.42%) Functional Test Analyst
12 8 (3.21%) Quality Engineer
12 8 (3.21%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (38.55%) Web Services
2 40 (16.06%) JSP
2 40 (16.06%) Software Packaging
3 39 (15.66%) .NET
4 28 (11.24%) HTML
4 28 (11.24%) XML
5 26 (10.44%) CSS
6 22 (8.84%) JSON
7 18 (7.23%) Gherkin
7 18 (7.23%) SOAP
8 13 (5.22%) Ajax
9 12 (4.82%) RESTful
10 8 (3.21%) HTML5
11 7 (2.81%) jQuery
12 2 (0.80%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (0.80%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (0.80%) REST
12 2 (0.80%) Laravel
12 2 (0.80%) Sass
13 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.83%) Replication
2 13 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.41%) Photography
5 6 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.01%) W3C
7 3 (1.20%) User Experience
7 3 (1.20%) Open Source
8 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.80%) Blog
8 2 (0.80%) Social Media
8 2 (0.80%) iPhone
9 1 (0.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (21.29%) UNIX
2 23 (9.24%) Linux
3 4 (1.61%) Android
4 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (70.28%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (55.02%) Regression Testing
3 118 (47.39%) Integration Testing
4 105 (42.17%) TDD
5 85 (34.14%) Automated Testing
6 72 (28.92%) System Testing
7 62 (24.90%) BDD
8 59 (23.69%) Test Scripting
9 52 (20.88%) Automation Testing
10 50 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (20.08%) Manual Testing
11 49 (19.68%) Unit Testing
11 49 (19.68%) Test Automation
12 43 (17.27%) Waterfall
13 41 (16.47%) ITIL
14 40 (16.06%) Software Distribution
15 33 (13.25%) Service Delivery
16 32 (12.85%) Test Strategy
17 23 (9.24%) E-Commerce
17 23 (9.24%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 124 (49.80%) SQL
2 97 (38.96%) Java
3 47 (18.88%) C#
4 41 (16.47%) PowerShell
5 26 (10.44%) JavaScript
6 23 (9.24%) Ruby
7 6 (2.41%) PHP
7 6 (2.41%) Scala
8 3 (1.20%) Python
9 2 (0.80%) Perl
9 2 (0.80%) COBOL
10 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.40%) C
10 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 102 (40.96%) ISEB
2 40 (16.06%) Security Cleared
3 31 (12.45%) SC Cleared
3 31 (12.45%) DV Cleared
4 23 (9.24%) Degree
5 3 (1.20%) IC3 Certification
5 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (42.97%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) COBIT
2 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (16.06%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 41 (16.47%) SCCM
2 34 (13.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (17.67%) Oracle
2 42 (16.87%) Microsoft
3 40 (16.06%) Citrix
4 35 (14.06%) HP
5 9 (3.61%) Pega
6 8 (3.21%) SAP
7 4 (1.61%) Adobe
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