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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 79 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 22 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.63% 0.78% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 0.93% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 12
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -38.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,750 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.85%
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
1140 1177 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.32% 83.89% 82.25%
Number of salaries quoted 695 768 610
Average salary £44,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 27 February 2015.

Regression Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (51.02%) Test Scripting
3 24 (48.98%) QA
4 21 (42.86%) Scrum
5 19 (38.78%) Degree
6 17 (34.69%) Software Testing
6 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
7 16 (32.65%) Python
7 16 (32.65%) TDD
8 15 (30.61%) Black-Box Testing
9 14 (28.57%) Mobile App
9 14 (28.57%) Selenium
9 14 (28.57%) Finance
10 13 (26.53%) Windows
10 13 (26.53%) Web Services
11 12 (24.49%) Java
11 12 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (22.45%) Web Testing
13 9 (18.37%) ISEB
13 9 (18.37%) ISTQB
14 8 (16.33%) Banking
14 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
14 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
14 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
15 7 (14.29%) SQL
15 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
16 6 (12.24%) WinForms
16 6 (12.24%) Bugzilla
17 5 (10.20%) Ant
17 5 (10.20%) XML

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (2.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) thinkFolio
1 1 (2.04%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Selenium
2 6 (12.24%) Bugzilla
3 5 (10.20%) Ant
3 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.12%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (6.12%) JIRA
5 3 (6.12%) FogBugz
5 3 (6.12%) Clang
5 3 (6.12%) GCC
6 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.04%) Subversion
7 1 (2.04%) MSTest
7 1 (2.04%) MSBuild
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
4 3 (6.12%) Games
5 2 (4.08%) Marketing
5 2 (4.08%) Back Office
5 2 (4.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) QA Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Test Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Software Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Tester
6 2 (4.08%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.04%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.04%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) Web Services
2 6 (12.24%) WinForms
3 5 (10.20%) XML
4 3 (6.12%) OpenGL
4 3 (6.12%) DirectX
4 3 (6.12%) Qt
5 1 (2.04%) jQuery
5 1 (2.04%) XSLT
5 1 (2.04%) HTML
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Xbox
3 3 (6.12%) EPoS
4 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.08%) Telematics
4 2 (4.08%) Social Media
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (51.02%) Test Scripting
3 21 (42.86%) Scrum
4 17 (34.69%) Software Testing
5 16 (32.65%) TDD
6 15 (30.61%) Black-Box Testing
7 11 (22.45%) Web Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Test Management
8 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.12%) Release Management
9 3 (6.12%) Test Planning
9 3 (6.12%) User Stories
10 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (4.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
2 16 (32.65%) Python
3 12 (24.49%) Java
4 7 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (8.16%) Ruby
5 4 (8.16%) Perl
6 3 (6.12%) C++
6 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Degree
2 9 (18.37%) ISEB
2 9 (18.37%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.04%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (48.98%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Puppet
1 5 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) VMware
3 2 (4.08%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.04%) Fidessa
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
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