The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Compatibility Testing
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 213 236
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 0 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.30% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 21
Median salary - £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +71.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6144 4965 5737
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.01% 88.17% 89.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4975 4193 4673
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,050
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Compatibility Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Compatibility Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Compatibility Testing in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Gatling
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

Compatibility Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Gatling
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM