Period
to 21 October 2017

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 6 months to 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Compatibility Testing
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1112 1084 1114
Rank change year-on-year -28 +30 +113
Permanent jobs citing Compatibility Testing 66 138 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.072% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.081% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 49 132 164
UK median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £43,500 £69,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.41% -11.25% +6.67%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 156565 170492 194103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.23% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 123230 141844 159582
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%

Compatibility Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Compatibility Testing in the UK

Compatibility Testing
Top 11 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 6 months to 21 October 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
England -13 66 £35,000 -10.26% 6
UK excluding London -16 46 £35,000 -1.41% 5
South West - 21 £35,000 - 2
London +19 20 £40,000 -20.00% 1
North of England +4 11 £37,000 -22.11% 2
Yorkshire +26 10 £45,000 -12.20% 1
East of England +22 8 £34,000 -15.00%
South East +1 4 £32,500 -27.78%
Midlands +16 2 £30,000 -7.69% 1
West Midlands +15 2 £30,000 -7.69% 1
North West -28 1 £29,000 -38.95% 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (39.39%) jQuery
3 25 (37.88%) Waterfall
3 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
3 25 (37.88%) User Stories
3 25 (37.88%) SDLC
4 23 (34.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 23 (34.85%) HTML
4 23 (34.85%) CSS
4 23 (34.85%) Retail
4 23 (34.85%) CSS3
4 23 (34.85%) HTML5
4 23 (34.85%) Web Development
5 22 (33.33%) Apache
5 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 21 (31.82%) Citrix
6 21 (31.82%) ITIL
6 21 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 21 (31.82%) Marketing
6 21 (31.82%) Finance
6 21 (31.82%) QA
6 21 (31.82%) Software Packaging
6 21 (31.82%) SCCM
6 21 (31.82%) Security Cleared
6 21 (31.82%) PowerShell
6 21 (31.82%) Application Virtualisation
6 21 (31.82%) Workload Management
6 21 (31.82%) Software Distribution
7 20 (30.30%) Test Automation
8 17 (25.76%) PHP

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 22 (33.33%) Apache
2 9 (13.64%) Drupal
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.52%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) GitHub
1 3 (4.55%) SaaS
1 3 (4.55%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) MySQL
2 3 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) Cucumber
2 10 (15.15%) Selenium
3 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.06%) JIRA
3 4 (6.06%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.55%) FitNesse
4 3 (4.55%) Hudson
4 3 (4.55%) JUnit
4 3 (4.55%) NUnit
5 2 (3.03%) Calabash
5 2 (3.03%) Capybara
5 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.52%) Codeception
6 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.52%) MSTest
6 1 (1.52%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.52%) QUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Subversion
6 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (34.85%) Retail
2 21 (31.82%) Finance
2 21 (31.82%) Marketing
3 3 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Analyst
2 22 (33.33%) Developer
3 21 (31.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 21 (31.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 21 (31.82%) 3rd Line Support
3 21 (31.82%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 21 (31.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 21 (31.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 21 (31.82%) Infrastructure Support
3 21 (31.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 21 (31.82%) Support Analyst
4 15 (22.73%) PHP Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (10.61%) QA Automation Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) QA Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) QA Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Ruby Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Automation Tester
9 4 (6.06%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (39.39%) jQuery
2 23 (34.85%) CSS
2 23 (34.85%) CSS3
2 23 (34.85%) HTML
2 23 (34.85%) HTML5
3 21 (31.82%) Software Packaging
4 7 (10.61%) Web Services
5 4 (6.06%) REST
5 4 (6.06%) SOAP
6 3 (4.55%) .NET
6 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.55%) Apache CXF
7 2 (3.03%) Node.js
7 2 (3.03%) Sass
8 1 (1.52%) LAMP
8 1 (1.52%) Symfony
8 1 (1.52%) XHTML
8 1 (1.52%) XML
8 1 (1.52%) XSLT
8 1 (1.52%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Streaming Video
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.88%) SDLC
2 25 (37.88%) User Stories
2 25 (37.88%) Waterfall
3 23 (34.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 23 (34.85%) Web Development
4 21 (31.82%) Application Virtualisation
4 21 (31.82%) ITIL
4 21 (31.82%) Software Distribution
4 21 (31.82%) Workload Management
5 20 (30.30%) Test Automation
6 14 (21.21%) Test Strategy
7 13 (19.70%) Front End Development
8 11 (16.67%) DevOps
8 11 (16.67%) QA Automation
9 8 (12.12%) TDD
10 7 (10.61%) Integration Testing
11 6 (9.09%) Functional Testing
12 5 (7.58%) Performance Testing
12 5 (7.58%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
2 21 (31.82%) PowerShell
3 17 (25.76%) PHP
4 11 (16.67%) Ruby
5 8 (12.12%) Java
6 2 (3.03%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) SQL
7 1 (1.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Degree
3 3 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (31.82%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) WAI
2 1 (1.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (31.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.82%) Citrix
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe