The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compatibility Testing
Rank 203 - 199
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% - 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% - 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4078 4261 3655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.90% 76.73% 74.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3377 3597 3139
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Compatibility Testing
England

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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry - 4 £37,500 -
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (77.78%) VBScript
1 7 (77.78%) VB
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) InstallShield
1 7 (77.78%) AdminStudio
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (77.78%) Application Packaging
1 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
1 7 (77.78%) AppDNA
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 6 (66.67%) SCCM
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) MSI
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
5 2 (22.22%) Automotive
5 2 (22.22%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) InstallShield
1 7 (77.78%) AdminStudio
2 5 (55.56%) MSI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Packager
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) VBScript
1 7 (77.78%) VB
1 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) AppDNA
2 6 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) EMC