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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 87 83 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 24 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.60% 1.05% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.29% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 12
Average salary £34,000 £52,500 £32,860
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.23% +59.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £55,000 £34,803
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £35,000 £33,030
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +5.96%
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
1279 1164 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.27% 81.80% 80.59%
Number of salaries quoted 853 740 666
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

Regression Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) QA
3 18 (42.86%) Selenium
4 16 (38.10%) Software Testing
4 16 (38.10%) ISEB
5 15 (35.71%) ISTQB
5 15 (35.71%) Mobile App
6 14 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 14 (33.33%) Windows
6 14 (33.33%) Scrum
7 13 (30.95%) Finance
8 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 11 (26.19%) Python
9 11 (26.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (23.81%) Degree
10 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
10 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
11 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (19.05%) Web Testing
12 8 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (16.67%) Test Management
13 7 (16.67%) Release Management
13 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
13 7 (16.67%) Bugzilla
13 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 7 (16.67%) XML
14 6 (14.29%) Perl
14 6 (14.29%) SQL
14 6 (14.29%) TDD
14 6 (14.29%) Banking

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Selenium
2 7 (16.67%) Bugzilla
3 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.90%) WebDriver
3 5 (11.90%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (9.52%) Ant
4 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.52%) FogBugz
4 4 (9.52%) JIRA
5 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.76%) MSTest
5 2 (4.76%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.38%) InstallShield
6 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Back Office
3 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.14%) Games
5 2 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) QA Engineer
3 10 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Test Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) QA Test Manager
6 3 (7.14%) QA Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Documentation Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Testing Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.38%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) XML
2 5 (11.90%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) Web Services
3 4 (9.52%) WinForms
4 2 (4.76%) XSLT
5 1 (2.38%) jQuery
5 1 (2.38%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) EPoS
4 2 (4.76%) Social Media
5 1 (2.38%) Economics
5 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Software Testing
3 14 (33.33%) Scrum
3 14 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 11 (26.19%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (19.05%) Web Testing
7 7 (16.67%) Test Management
7 7 (16.67%) Release Management
7 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 6 (14.29%) TDD
8 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.90%) Test Planning
10 4 (9.52%) User Stories
10 4 (9.52%) Black-Box Testing
10 4 (9.52%) V-Model
10 4 (9.52%) Information Assurance
10 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
10 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) Python
2 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.29%) Perl
3 6 (14.29%) Ruby
3 6 (14.29%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
4 5 (11.90%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) Java
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) ISEB
2 15 (35.71%) ISTQB
3 10 (23.81%) Degree
4 8 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (54.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) thinkFolio
3 2 (4.76%) Fidessa
3 2 (4.76%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) HP
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