The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 115 104 144
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +40
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 10 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.55% 0.62% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.76% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 2
Average salary £30,000 £26,750 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,900 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £29,700 £32,050
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £32,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+19.08% -2.23%
Regression Testing
North 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 Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1514 1308 1777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.97% 81.04% 84.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1293 1000 1502
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Regression Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Regression Testing Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Regression Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +15 5 £27,500 -4.34%
Regression Testing
North West

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) ISEB
3 21 (55.26%) ISTQB
4 20 (52.63%) SQL
5 18 (47.37%) Manual Testing
5 18 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
6 16 (42.11%) Software Testing
7 15 (39.47%) .NET
8 14 (36.84%) Performance Testing
8 14 (36.84%) Stress Testing
8 14 (36.84%) Integration Testing
8 14 (36.84%) System Testing
8 14 (36.84%) Selenium
9 12 (31.58%) Test Scripting
10 11 (28.95%) Finance
11 10 (26.32%) JIRA
11 10 (26.32%) Cucumber
12 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (23.68%) TDD
13 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
14 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
14 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
14 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (18.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (18.42%) QA
14 7 (18.42%) Migration
14 7 (18.42%) LoadRunner
14 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) LAN
1 5 (13.16%) WAN
2 4 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (36.84%) Selenium
3 10 (26.32%) JIRA
3 10 (26.32%) Cucumber
4 7 (18.42%) LoadRunner
5 5 (13.16%) TeamCity
5 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
5 5 (13.16%) CruiseControl
5 5 (13.16%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (10.53%) WATIR
6 4 (10.53%) WebDriver
6 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
7 3 (7.89%) Subversion
8 2 (5.26%) SilkPerformer
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Analyst
1 30 (78.95%) Test Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Agile Test Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Performance Test Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Junior
4 4 (10.53%) QA Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Junior Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
3 4 (10.53%) HTML
3 4 (10.53%) XML
3 4 (10.53%) XSLT
3 4 (10.53%) JSON
4 3 (7.89%) REST
4 3 (7.89%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
1 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
1 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
2 2 (5.26%) UNIX
2 2 (5.26%) Solaris
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) Manual Testing
3 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 16 (42.11%) Software Testing
4 14 (36.84%) Performance Testing
4 14 (36.84%) Stress Testing
4 14 (36.84%) Integration Testing
4 14 (36.84%) System Testing
5 12 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (23.68%) TDD
7 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
8 7 (18.42%) Migration
9 6 (15.79%) Test Management
9 6 (15.79%) V-Model
9 6 (15.79%) Release Management
10 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (13.16%) BDD
10 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
10 5 (13.16%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 4 (10.53%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) ISEB
2 21 (55.26%) ISTQB
3 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
3 7 (18.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) NetApp
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
2 2 (5.26%) Fujitsu