The table below looks at the statistics for Compatibility Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compatibility Testing
Rank 228 219 222
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 8 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.091% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.11% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 1
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Compatibility Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5376 4647 4485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.64% 84.83% 84.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 3866 3748
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Compatibility Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the West Midlands region.

Compatibility Testing Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Compatibility Testing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
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
Shropshire - 8 £32,500 -
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) Selenium
2 20 (68.97%) WebDriver
2 20 (68.97%) BDD
3 19 (65.52%) QA
4 14 (48.28%) TDD
5 10 (34.48%) HTML
5 10 (34.48%) CSS
5 10 (34.48%) Web Services
5 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
5 10 (34.48%) Workflow
5 10 (34.48%) Scrum
5 10 (34.48%) JIRA
5 10 (34.48%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
5 10 (34.48%) JBehave
5 10 (34.48%) Cucumber
5 10 (34.48%) Node.js
5 10 (34.48%) SpecFlow
5 10 (34.48%) User Stories
5 10 (34.48%) Appium
5 10 (34.48%) TestNG
5 10 (34.48%) Scala
5 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (34.48%) Performance Testing
5 10 (34.48%) Defect Management
6 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
6 9 (31.03%) Coaching
7 7 (24.14%) NeoLoad
8 6 (20.69%) QA Automation

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (34.48%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 20 (68.97%) Selenium
1 20 (68.97%) WebDriver
2 10 (34.48%) Appium
2 10 (34.48%) Cucumber
2 10 (34.48%) JBehave
2 10 (34.48%) JIRA
2 10 (34.48%) SpecFlow
2 10 (34.48%) TestNG
3 7 (24.14%) NeoLoad
General
1 6 (20.69%) Electronics
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
1 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
1 6 (20.69%) Marketing
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Tester
2 10 (34.48%) QA Leader
2 10 (34.48%) Test Leader
3 7 (24.14%) Automation Test Lead
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Tester
4 6 (20.69%) Automation Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) QA Automation Tester
6 3 (10.34%) QA Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Release Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) CSS
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
1 10 (34.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.34%) CMDB
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) BDD
3 14 (48.28%) TDD
4 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Defect Management
4 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
4 10 (34.48%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Performance Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Scrum
4 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (34.48%) User Stories
4 10 (34.48%) Workflow
5 9 (31.03%) Coaching
5 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
6 6 (20.69%) Automation Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (20.69%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Security Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
1 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (65.52%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) SAP
2 5 (17.24%) Dynatrace
2 5 (17.24%) New Relic