The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Compatibility Testing
England / South East
Rank 380 432 424
Rank change year-on-year +52 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 9 26 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.060% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.070% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 39
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -15.78%  
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 South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12834 16793 17945
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.09% 87.12% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10540 14147 14276
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Compatibility Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Compatibility Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Compatibility Testing in the South East

Compatibility Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Compatibility Testing in the South East

Compatibility Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Berkshire - 5 £36,500 -
Hampshire +23 4 £39,000 +21.87%
Compatibility Testing
England

Compatibility Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft App-V
1 13 (68.42%) SCCM
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
1 13 (68.42%) PowerShell
2 12 (63.16%) Citrix
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) ITIL
4 9 (47.37%) Software Distribution
4 9 (47.37%) Software Packaging
4 9 (47.37%) Application Virtualisation
5 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
5 6 (31.58%) Selenium
5 6 (31.58%) Open Source
5 6 (31.58%) ISEB
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) TDD
6 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
6 5 (26.32%) IIS
6 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 5 (26.32%) HP
6 5 (26.32%) RAD
6 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (26.32%) ETL
6 5 (26.32%) System Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
6 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
6 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
6 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
6 5 (26.32%) Use Case

Compatibility Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (26.32%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) Selenium IDE
2 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
3 4 (21.05%) AdminStudio
3 4 (21.05%) MSI
4 1 (5.26%) JMeter
4 1 (5.26%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Desktop Support
2 6 (31.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Test Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Applications Packager
5 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Application Packager
6 1 (5.26%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Software Packaging
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
1 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
1 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Application Virtualisation
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
1 9 (47.37%) Software Distribution
2 6 (31.58%) Open Source
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) ETL
3 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
3 5 (26.32%) RAD
3 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) SDLC
3 5 (26.32%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (26.32%) System Testing
3 5 (26.32%) TDD
3 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
3 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Use Case
3 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) ISEB
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) SCCM
2 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Citrix
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) HP
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