The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Compatibility Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Compatibility Testing
UK / England
Rank 818 837 830
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 19 92 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.095% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 80 99
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.23% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -7.05% +16.43%  

Compatibility Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 71048 85804 86462
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.07% 88.61% 86.97%
Number of salaries quoted 58845 71773 70672
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Compatibility Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Compatibility Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Compatibility Testing in England

Compatibility Testing
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Compatibility Testing in England

Compatibility Testing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Compatibility Testing in England

Compatibility Testing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
South East +62 9 £36,500 -8.75% 2
South West +17 4 £50,000 +25.00%
London +59 2 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Yorkshire +27 2 £45,000 - 1
North West -24 1 £21,500 -64.16% 2
Compatibility Testing
UK

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) SCCM
2 20 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 20 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
3 17 (35.42%) QA
4 15 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 15 (31.25%) Citrix
5 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
5 13 (27.08%) ITIL
5 13 (27.08%) Regression Testing
5 13 (27.08%) TDD
5 13 (27.08%) Software Distribution
6 12 (25.00%) Selenium
7 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
7 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
7 11 (22.92%) MSI
7 11 (22.92%) Windows
7 11 (22.92%) Functional Testing
8 10 (20.83%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (20.83%) Web Services
8 10 (20.83%) WebDriver
8 10 (20.83%) Integration Testing
8 10 (20.83%) Manual Testing
8 10 (20.83%) Automated Testing
9 9 (18.75%) Software Packaging
9 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (18.75%) ISEB
9 9 (18.75%) Scrum
9 9 (18.75%) RAD

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 5 (10.42%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) Apache
2 3 (6.25%) Drupal
3 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
1 1 (2.08%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) FTP
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Selenium
2 11 (22.92%) MSI
3 10 (20.83%) WebDriver
4 6 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (10.42%) AdminStudio
6 4 (8.33%) Appium
6 4 (8.33%) Ranorex
7 3 (6.25%) Capybara
7 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.17%) JMeter
9 1 (2.08%) Gatling
9 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.08%) JIRA
9 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.08%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
1 3 (6.25%) Marketing
1 3 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) Applications Packager
3 10 (20.83%) Test Analyst
4 9 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (14.58%) Test Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Desktop Support
6 6 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (8.33%) PHP Developer
9 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) Web Services
2 9 (18.75%) Software Packaging
3 6 (12.50%) CSS
3 6 (12.50%) HTML
4 5 (10.42%) HTML5
5 4 (8.33%) CSS3
5 4 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (2.08%) .NET
6 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.08%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.08%) React
6 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.08%) WebSockets
6 1 (2.08%) WPF
6 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) User Experience
2 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
1 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
2 7 (14.58%) Windows 10
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 13 (27.08%) ITIL
3 13 (27.08%) Regression Testing
3 13 (27.08%) Software Distribution
3 13 (27.08%) TDD
4 11 (22.92%) Functional Testing
4 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
5 10 (20.83%) Automated Testing
5 10 (20.83%) Integration Testing
5 10 (20.83%) Manual Testing
5 10 (20.83%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (18.75%) Application Virtualisation
6 9 (18.75%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 9 (18.75%) RAD
6 9 (18.75%) Scrum
6 9 (18.75%) SDLC
6 9 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (16.67%) Java
3 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.50%) PHP
4 5 (10.42%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) ISEB
3 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (14.58%) ISTQB
5 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (35.42%) QA
System Software
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (41.67%) SCCM
2 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Citrix
2 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) AppSense
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
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