Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Compatibility Testing
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1082 1076 1139
Rank change year-on-year -6 +63 +44
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 68 121 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.040% 0.069% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.077% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 49 118 124
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.41% -11.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £70,000 £58,000
UK median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.41% -11.25% +9.59%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 151516 157743 182536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.35% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 120527 132311 151934
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Compatibility Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Compatibility Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 22 £35,000 - 1
London -11 17 £40,000 -42.86%
North of England +8 13 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Yorkshire +13 11 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England +9 8 £34,000 -9.33%
South East -10 6 £32,500 -14.47%
Midlands -6 2 £37,500 +25.00% 1
North West -15 2 £29,000 -17.14%
East Midlands +8 1 £37,500 +25.00%
West Midlands +8 1 - - 1
Compatibility Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) QA
3 24 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 23 (33.82%) jQuery
4 23 (33.82%) SCCM
4 23 (33.82%) ITIL
4 23 (33.82%) SDLC
5 22 (32.35%) Software Distribution
5 22 (32.35%) JavaScript
5 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 22 (32.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 22 (32.35%) Security Cleared
5 22 (32.35%) PowerShell
6 21 (30.88%) Waterfall
6 21 (30.88%) Software Packaging
6 21 (30.88%) Citrix
6 21 (30.88%) User Stories
6 21 (30.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 21 (30.88%) Application Virtualisation
6 21 (30.88%) Workload Management
7 19 (27.94%) CSS3
7 19 (27.94%) Apache
7 19 (27.94%) HTML
7 19 (27.94%) CSS
7 19 (27.94%) Retail
7 19 (27.94%) Web Development
7 19 (27.94%) HTML5
8 18 (26.47%) Marketing
8 18 (26.47%) Finance
8 18 (26.47%) PHP

Compatibility Testing
Co-occurring 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 19 (27.94%) Apache
2 9 (13.24%) Drupal
3 1 (1.47%) Confluence
3 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Sauce Labs
2 2 (2.94%) GitHub
2 2 (2.94%) SaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) MySQL
2 2 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 13 (19.12%) Selenium
3 6 (8.82%) JIRA
3 6 (8.82%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.88%) Calabash
4 4 (5.88%) Capybara
4 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.94%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.94%) Hudson
5 2 (2.94%) JUnit
5 2 (2.94%) NUnit
6 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.47%) JMeter
6 1 (1.47%) Maven
6 1 (1.47%) MSI
6 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.47%) QUnit
6 1 (1.47%) Subversion
6 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (27.94%) Retail
2 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 18 (26.47%) Marketing
3 4 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Analyst
2 21 (30.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 21 (30.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 21 (30.88%) 3rd Line Support
2 21 (30.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 21 (30.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 21 (30.88%) Infrastructure Support
2 21 (30.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 21 (30.88%) Support Analyst
3 19 (27.94%) Developer
4 18 (26.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 15 (22.06%) PHP Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (11.76%) QA Analyst
7 8 (11.76%) QA Automation Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) QA Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Automation Tester
8 5 (7.35%) Ruby Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) jQuery
2 21 (30.88%) Software Packaging
3 19 (27.94%) CSS
3 19 (27.94%) CSS3
3 19 (27.94%) HTML
3 19 (27.94%) HTML5
4 8 (11.76%) Web Services
5 4 (5.88%) .NET
5 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.88%) REST
5 4 (5.88%) SOAP
6 3 (4.41%) Node.js
7 2 (2.94%) Apache CXF
8 1 (1.47%) Behat
8 1 (1.47%) JSON
8 1 (1.47%) LAMP
8 1 (1.47%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.47%) Symfony
8 1 (1.47%) XML
8 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Video\Live Streaming
2 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Windows
1 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.47%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.29%) Test Automation
3 23 (33.82%) ITIL
3 23 (33.82%) SDLC
4 22 (32.35%) Software Distribution
5 21 (30.88%) Application Virtualisation
5 21 (30.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 21 (30.88%) User Stories
5 21 (30.88%) Waterfall
5 21 (30.88%) Workload Management
6 19 (27.94%) Web Development
7 14 (20.59%) Test Strategy
8 12 (17.65%) QA Automation
9 10 (14.71%) DevOps
9 10 (14.71%) Front End Development
10 9 (13.24%) TDD
11 8 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (11.76%) Integration Testing
12 7 (10.29%) Functional Testing
12 7 (10.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) JavaScript
1 22 (32.35%) PowerShell
2 18 (26.47%) PHP
3 13 (19.12%) Ruby
4 10 (14.71%) Java
5 3 (4.41%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) Groovy
6 1 (1.47%) Jython
6 1 (1.47%) SQL
6 1 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) Degree
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.94%) ISEB
4 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.47%) PMP
5 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (36.76%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) PMO
2 1 (1.47%) WAI
2 1 (1.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (32.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (33.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.88%) Citrix
3 1 (1.47%) Atlassian