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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 823 891 928
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +37
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 91 91 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.083% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.095% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 87 81 57
Median salary £38,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%

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
85989 96019 100080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.01% 87.50% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 71918 78944 79934
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 £30,991
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £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 25 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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 +42 91 £38,000 - 3
South East +26 40 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Hampshire +21 25 £36,000 +12.50%
Andover +8 24 £41,000 +28.12%
London +85 21 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 19 £30,000 -
Lincolnshire - 11 £28,500 -
East Sussex -3 10 £45,000 +1.69% 1
Lincoln - 10 £28,500 -
North West +9 6 £35,000 -6.66%
Nottingham - 6 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £32,500 -
West Sussex -5 5 £60,000 +46.34%
Blackpool - 5 £35,000 -
Croydon - 5 £45,000 -
Lancashire - 5 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +17 4 £60,000 +33.33%
Burgess Hill -10 4 £60,000 +64.38%
City of London - 4 £80,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
Brighton -4 2 £38,000 -12.64%
Derbyshire - 2 £25,750 -
Derby - 2 £25,750 -
Leeds +17 1 £60,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire +9 1 £60,000 +33.33%
West Midlands -6 1 £32,500 -
Manchester -18 1 £60,000 +60.00%
Shropshire - 1 £32,500 -
Telford - 1 £32,500 -
Isleworth - 1 £45,000 -

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 133 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (48.47%) Selenium
3 85 (43.37%) TDD
3 85 (43.37%) Regression Testing
4 77 (39.29%) QA
5 73 (37.24%) WebDriver
5 73 (37.24%) Java
6 65 (33.16%) Integration Testing
6 65 (33.16%) BDD
6 65 (33.16%) Functional Testing
7 64 (32.65%) Unit Testing
8 62 (31.63%) System Integration Testing
9 59 (30.10%) User Stories
9 59 (30.10%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (29.59%) Performance Testing
10 58 (29.59%) Web Services
11 57 (29.08%) HTML
12 56 (28.57%) Test Scripting
13 53 (27.04%) JIRA
14 49 (25.00%) CSS
15 47 (23.98%) Manual Testing
16 46 (23.47%) Automated Testing
17 44 (22.45%) PowerShell
18 43 (21.94%) SDLC
18 43 (21.94%) ISEB
19 42 (21.43%) ITIL
20 39 (19.90%) Finance
20 39 (19.90%) Degree
21 38 (19.39%) Jenkins
21 38 (19.39%) Node.js

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 29 (14.80%) IIS
2 24 (12.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.02%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.04%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.10%) DB2
3 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 95 (48.47%) Selenium
2 73 (37.24%) WebDriver
3 53 (27.04%) JIRA
4 38 (19.39%) Jenkins
5 35 (17.86%) Cucumber
6 33 (16.84%) JMeter
7 29 (14.80%) JUnit
8 26 (13.27%) SoapUI
9 22 (11.22%) jMock
9 22 (11.22%) Maven
10 21 (10.71%) Ant
10 21 (10.71%) Gradle
10 21 (10.71%) Hudson
11 17 (8.67%) Git (software)
12 15 (7.65%) MSI
13 8 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (3.57%) Eclipse
14 7 (3.57%) LoadRunner
14 7 (3.57%) Selenium IDE
15 6 (3.06%) Firebug
General
1 39 (19.90%) Finance
2 6 (3.06%) Marketing
3 5 (2.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (28.06%) Analyst
2 43 (21.94%) Tester
3 41 (20.92%) Test Analyst
4 27 (13.78%) Automation Tester
4 27 (13.78%) QA Engineer
5 25 (12.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 22 (11.22%) 3rd Line Support
6 22 (11.22%) Test Leader
7 19 (9.69%) Agile Test Analyst
8 16 (8.16%) Java Engineer
9 15 (7.65%) Applications Packager
9 15 (7.65%) Selenium Tester
10 14 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 13 (6.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 13 (6.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (6.63%) Desktop Engineer
11 13 (6.63%) Desktop Support
11 13 (6.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 13 (6.63%) Support Engineer
11 13 (6.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (29.59%) Web Services
2 57 (29.08%) HTML
3 49 (25.00%) CSS
4 38 (19.39%) Node.js
5 28 (14.29%) Ajax
6 25 (12.76%) REST
7 22 (11.22%) Hibernate
7 22 (11.22%) Java EE
7 22 (11.22%) JMS
7 22 (11.22%) Software Packaging
7 22 (11.22%) Spring
7 22 (11.22%) WebSphere MQ
8 19 (9.69%) XML
9 13 (6.63%) .NET
9 13 (6.63%) HTML5
10 12 (6.12%) JSON
11 11 (5.61%) ASP.NET
12 8 (4.08%) LAMP
13 6 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (3.06%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.76%) Computer Science
2 23 (11.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.63%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.61%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.61%) User Experience
5 9 (4.59%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.55%) iPad
7 2 (1.02%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.02%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.02%) Physics
7 2 (1.02%) Social Media
8 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.18%) Windows
2 17 (8.67%) Linux
3 15 (7.65%) Windows 7
3 15 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (5.10%) Android
4 10 (5.10%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (43.37%) Regression Testing
2 85 (43.37%) TDD
3 65 (33.16%) BDD
3 65 (33.16%) Functional Testing
3 65 (33.16%) Integration Testing
4 64 (32.65%) Unit Testing
5 62 (31.63%) System Integration Testing
6 59 (30.10%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (30.10%) User Stories
7 58 (29.59%) Performance Testing
8 56 (28.57%) Test Scripting
9 47 (23.98%) Manual Testing
10 46 (23.47%) Automated Testing
11 43 (21.94%) SDLC
12 42 (21.43%) ITIL
13 37 (18.88%) Software Distribution
14 35 (17.86%) Defect Management
15 31 (15.82%) Penetration Testing
16 30 (15.31%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 73 (37.24%) Java
2 44 (22.45%) PowerShell
3 30 (15.31%) Scala
4 28 (14.29%) Groovy
5 25 (12.76%) JavaScript
6 20 (10.20%) SQL
7 18 (9.18%) C#
8 15 (7.65%) PHP
9 7 (3.57%) COBOL
10 5 (2.55%) Ruby
10 5 (2.55%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.02%) Python
12 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (21.94%) ISEB
2 39 (19.90%) Degree
3 37 (18.88%) Security Cleared
4 34 (17.35%) ISTQB
5 15 (7.65%) DV Cleared
5 15 (7.65%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (39.29%) QA
System Software
1 37 (18.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 37 (18.88%) SCCM
2 17 (8.67%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (7.65%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 38 (19.39%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.22%) Citrix
3 20 (10.20%) Atlassian
3 20 (10.20%) Rally
4 17 (8.67%) HP
5 9 (4.59%) Oracle
6 8 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.04%) Pega
8 3 (1.53%) SAP
9 2 (1.02%) Cognizant
Hemel Hempstead
Epson Europe BV
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago