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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 86 80 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 20 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.37% 1.28% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.51% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 17
Average salary £32,000 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.04% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £52,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £33,818
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
1216 1063 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.12% 84.90% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 824 674 711
Average salary £41,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.82% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 17 September 2014.

Regression Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 17 (40.48%) Scrum
3 17 (40.48%) Selenium
4 14 (33.33%) ISEB
5 13 (30.95%) Software Testing
6 12 (28.57%) Windows
6 12 (28.57%) Python
6 12 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 12 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 12 (28.57%) Mobile App
7 11 (26.19%) ISTQB
7 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 8 (19.05%) Mac OS X
9 8 (19.05%) Finance
9 8 (19.05%) Degree
9 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
9 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (16.67%) SQL
10 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 7 (16.67%) XML
10 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 7 (16.67%) Release Management
10 7 (16.67%) Manual Testing
11 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 6 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (11.90%) C#

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (16.67%) 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 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Selenium
2 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
3 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) Bugzilla
3 4 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (7.14%) Ant
5 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.76%) MSTest
5 2 (4.76%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.38%) Hudson
6 1 (2.38%) FogBugz
6 1 (2.38%) Subversion
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.38%) InstallShield
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Games
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Back Office
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) QA Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Test Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Tester
5 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) QA Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) QA Test Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Testing Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Documentation Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.76%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.38%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) XML
2 5 (11.90%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) Web Services
4 2 (4.76%) XSLT
4 2 (4.76%) LAMP
4 2 (4.76%) WinForms
5 1 (2.38%) jQuery
5 1 (2.38%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) EPoS
3 1 (2.38%) Economics
3 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Mac OS X
3 3 (7.14%) UNIX
3 3 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) Scrum
3 13 (30.95%) Software Testing
4 12 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 12 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 7 (16.67%) Release Management
7 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.90%) Web Testing
8 5 (11.90%) TDD
9 4 (9.52%) Project Management
9 4 (9.52%) Test Management
9 4 (9.52%) Test Planning
10 3 (7.14%) Black-Box Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Security Testing
10 3 (7.14%) System Testing
10 3 (7.14%) V-Model
10 3 (7.14%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Python
2 7 (16.67%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.52%) Perl
6 3 (7.14%) PHP
6 3 (7.14%) Java
6 3 (7.14%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) VBScript
7 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) ISEB
2 11 (26.19%) ISTQB
3 8 (19.05%) Degree
4 6 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (54.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.14%) Puppet
2 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) thinkFolio
3 2 (4.76%) Fidessa
3 2 (4.76%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: From £30,700 to £42,700 per annum
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