The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 77 89 64
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 24 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.78% 1.09% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.31% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 21
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
Regression Testing
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1141 1143 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.58% 83.31% 82.99%
Number of salaries quoted 744 748 622
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,050 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Regression Testing Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Regression Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (50.00%) QA
3 23 (47.92%) Test Scripting
4 19 (39.58%) Scrum
5 17 (35.42%) Degree
5 17 (35.42%) Software Testing
6 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 15 (31.25%) Python
7 15 (31.25%) Mobile App
8 14 (29.17%) TDD
9 13 (27.08%) Finance
9 13 (27.08%) Black-Box Testing
10 12 (25.00%) Web Services
10 12 (25.00%) Windows
10 12 (25.00%) Selenium
11 10 (20.83%) Java
11 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (18.75%) Web Testing
12 9 (18.75%) ISTQB
12 9 (18.75%) ISEB
12 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
13 8 (16.67%) SQL
13 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 7 (14.58%) XML
14 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
14 7 (14.58%) Banking
15 6 (12.50%) Bugzilla
15 6 (12.50%) WinForms
16 5 (10.42%) VMware

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (2.08%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Selenium
2 6 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.25%) Ant
4 3 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (6.25%) JIRA
4 3 (6.25%) FogBugz
4 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.17%) Clang
5 2 (4.17%) GCC
5 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.08%) Subversion
6 1 (2.08%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.08%) MSTest
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Back Office
4 2 (4.17%) Games
5 1 (2.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) QA Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Test Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.17%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.17%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.08%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.08%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) Web Services
2 7 (14.58%) XML
3 6 (12.50%) WinForms
4 2 (4.17%) Qt
4 2 (4.17%) OpenGL
4 2 (4.17%) DirectX
4 2 (4.17%) .NET
4 2 (4.17%) XSLT
5 1 (2.08%) HTML
5 1 (2.08%) CSS
5 1 (2.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.25%) EPoS
4 2 (4.17%) Xbox
4 2 (4.17%) Social Media
4 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) Test Scripting
3 19 (39.58%) Scrum
4 17 (35.42%) Software Testing
5 14 (29.17%) TDD
6 13 (27.08%) Black-Box Testing
7 9 (18.75%) Web Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Release Management
8 5 (10.42%) Test Management
8 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.25%) User Stories
10 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.25%) Test Planning
11 2 (4.17%) Manual Testing
11 2 (4.17%) V-Model
11 2 (4.17%) Information Assurance
11 2 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (31.25%) Python
3 10 (20.83%) Java
4 8 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (10.42%) Perl
5 5 (10.42%) Ruby
6 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.17%) C#
7 2 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Degree
2 9 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 9 (18.75%) ISEB
3 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
1 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) VMware
3 2 (4.17%) thinkFolio
3 2 (4.17%) Bloomberg
3 2 (4.17%) Fidessa
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) HP
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