The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 54 54 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.85% 1.57% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.88% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £29,500 £43,000 £21,850
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.39% +96.79%
UK excluding London average salary £35,331 £35,500 £32,595
% change year-on-year
-0.47% +8.91%
Regression Testing
Leicestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
381 319 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 81.41% 83.73% 77.68%
Number of salaries quoted 329 281 286
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Regression Testing Salary Trend in Leicester

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 14 (66.67%) Time Management
2 13 (61.90%) ISEB
3 11 (52.38%) C
3 11 (52.38%) C++
3 11 (52.38%) Firmware
3 11 (52.38%) Python
3 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Integration Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Degree
4 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 9 (42.86%) VHDL
5 6 (28.57%) QA
6 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
6 5 (23.81%) Logistics
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
8 2 (9.52%) User Stories
8 2 (9.52%) Test Management
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.52%) Finance
8 2 (9.52%) VBScript
8 2 (9.52%) VB
8 2 (9.52%) C#
8 2 (9.52%) TestDirector
9 1 (4.76%) XML
9 1 (4.76%) Data Management
9 1 (4.76%) Selenium

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Test Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Software Test Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 8 (38.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) QA Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Firmware
2 9 (42.86%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Time Management
2 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
2 11 (52.38%) Integration Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Logistics
4 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) User Stories
7 1 (4.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C++
1 11 (52.38%) C
1 11 (52.38%) Python
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) VBScript
3 2 (9.52%) VB
3 2 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) ISEB
2 9 (42.86%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA