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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Compatibility Testing
England / North West
Rank 253 224 233
Rank change year-on-year -29 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 1 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.016% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 17
Median salary £21,500 £60,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -64.16% +64.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -7.05% +11.84%  

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 5555 5000 5806
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.37% 87.98% 88.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4609 4158 4662
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

Compatibility Testing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cheshire - 1 £21,500 - 1
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Gatling
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting

Compatibility Testing
Top Related 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 (50.00%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Gatling
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Web Applications Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
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