The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 115 100 102
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 1 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.055% 0.95% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 1.12% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 8
Average salary £22,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +10.29%
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £35,000 £32,689
% change year-on-year
+1.88% +7.06%
Regression Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1541 1336 1221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 85.09% 84.24% 77.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1215 1169 1060
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Bristol region.

Regression Testing Salary Trend in Bristol

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Regression Testing.

1 10 (66.67%) QA
2 8 (53.33%) System Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
3 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) Stress Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Middleware
5 5 (33.33%) Open Source
6 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
6 4 (26.67%) BDD
6 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (26.67%) User Stories
6 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Ruby
6 4 (26.67%) Kanban
6 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
6 4 (26.67%) SaaS
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) UNIX
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) WATIR
6 4 (26.67%) Selenium
6 4 (26.67%) FitNesse
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) ISEB

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Regression Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) DNN
1 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
1 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Kentico
1 1 (6.67%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) WATIR
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
1 4 (26.67%) FitNesse
1 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
1 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
1 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) QA Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Quality Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 2 (13.33%) QA Leader
5 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Applications Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Middleware
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) DOM
4 1 (6.67%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) W3C
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) System Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Stress Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Kanban
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Line Management
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Sitecore