The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Compatibility Testing
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 859 837
Rank change year-on-year +29 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 22 91 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.087% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.098% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 78 108
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76116 92469 93160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.57% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62627 76549 75387
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 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Compatibility Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Compatibility Testing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Compatibility Testing in the UK

Compatibility Testing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Compatibility Testing in the UK

Compatibility Testing
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Compatibility Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +3 20 £42,500 - 13
South East +47 10 £37,750 -5.62% 1
South West +30 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Wiltshire - 5 £50,000 -
Reading - 5 £36,500 -
Salisbury - 5 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £36,500 -
Hampshire +24 4 £39,000 +21.87%
Portsmouth - 4 £39,000 -
Yorkshire +35 2 £45,000 - 2
Leeds - 2 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 -
London +51 1 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Surrey +43 1 £52,500 +13.51% 1
North West -21 1 £21,500 -64.16% 2
South Wales - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £40,000 -
Wales - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £40,000 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £21,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for Compatibility Testing.

1 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (40.38%) SCCM
2 21 (40.38%) PowerShell
2 21 (40.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (34.62%) Test Scripting
3 18 (34.62%) Security Cleared
3 18 (34.62%) QA
4 15 (28.85%) Citrix
4 15 (28.85%) Selenium
5 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 14 (26.92%) ITIL
5 14 (26.92%) Regression Testing
5 14 (26.92%) Software Distribution
6 12 (23.08%) MSI
6 12 (23.08%) Windows
6 12 (23.08%) TDD
6 12 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 12 (23.08%) Functional Testing
7 11 (21.15%) WebDriver
7 11 (21.15%) Test Strategy
7 11 (21.15%) Web Services
7 11 (21.15%) ISEB
8 10 (19.23%) Scrum
8 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
8 10 (19.23%) Integration Testing
8 10 (19.23%) Manual Testing
8 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
8 10 (19.23%) Waterfall
8 10 (19.23%) System Integration Testing

Compatibility Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (9.62%) IIS
2 3 (5.77%) Apache
2 3 (5.77%) Drupal
3 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
1 1 (1.92%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) FTP
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Selenium
2 12 (23.08%) MSI
3 11 (21.15%) WebDriver
4 6 (11.54%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (9.62%) AdminStudio
6 4 (7.69%) Appium
6 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.69%) Ranorex
7 3 (5.77%) Capybara
8 2 (3.85%) JIRA
8 2 (3.85%) JMeter
9 1 (1.92%) Gatling
9 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.92%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
1 3 (5.77%) Marketing
1 3 (5.77%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) Applications Packager
4 9 (17.31%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (15.38%) Test Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Desktop Support
6 6 (11.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (7.69%) PHP Developer
9 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) QA Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) Web Services
2 9 (17.31%) Software Packaging
3 6 (11.54%) CSS
3 6 (11.54%) HTML
4 5 (9.62%) HTML5
5 4 (7.69%) CSS3
5 4 (7.69%) jQuery
6 2 (3.85%) .NET
7 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.92%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.92%) React
7 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.92%) WebSockets
7 1 (1.92%) WPF
7 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 4 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 4 (7.69%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
1 12 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 7 (13.46%) Windows 10
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) Test Scripting
3 14 (26.92%) ITIL
3 14 (26.92%) Regression Testing
3 14 (26.92%) Software Distribution
4 12 (23.08%) Functional Testing
4 12 (23.08%) TDD
4 12 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (21.15%) Test Strategy
6 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
6 10 (19.23%) Integration Testing
6 10 (19.23%) Manual Testing
6 10 (19.23%) Scrum
6 10 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
6 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
6 10 (19.23%) Waterfall
7 9 (17.31%) Application Virtualisation
7 9 (17.31%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 9 (17.31%) RAD
7 9 (17.31%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) PowerShell
2 9 (17.31%) Java
3 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.54%) PHP
3 6 (11.54%) SQL
4 5 (9.62%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 11 (21.15%) ISEB
3 9 (17.31%) ISTQB
3 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.62%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (34.62%) QA
System Software
1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (5.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (40.38%) SCCM
2 5 (9.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Citrix
2 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.54%) HP
4 3 (5.77%) AppSense
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
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