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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.57% +1.53%
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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
4444 3799 3559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.99% 78.30% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3881 3138 3102
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Compatibility Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (100.00%) VBScript
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 4 (100.00%) AdminStudio
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) AppDNA
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) MSI
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 4 (100.00%) AdminStudio
2 3 (75.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) AppDNA
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix