The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
North West / Manchester
Rank 153 149 144
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 48 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.27% 0.76% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.83% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 30
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,100 £39,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3469 2998 3439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 91.53% 90.74% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2925 2463 2911
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Regression Testing Salary Trend in Manchester

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Regression Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Regression Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 7 £41,500 - 2
Stockport - 3 £55,000 -
Salford -6 1 - - 1
Bolton - 1 £26,500 -
Regression Testing
North West

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 80 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (43.81%) QA
3 34 (32.38%) Selenium
4 31 (29.52%) Automated Testing
4 31 (29.52%) BDD
5 29 (27.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 29 (27.62%) Test Scripting
5 29 (27.62%) Test Automation
6 26 (24.76%) Cucumber
7 24 (22.86%) TDD
8 23 (21.90%) Software Testing
9 22 (20.95%) Refactoring
9 22 (20.95%) Scrum
9 22 (20.95%) SDLC
10 21 (20.00%) OO
11 20 (19.05%) Java
11 20 (19.05%) ISTQB
12 19 (18.10%) ISEB
13 18 (17.14%) PHP
14 17 (16.19%) .NET
14 17 (16.19%) Web Services
14 17 (16.19%) E-Commerce
14 17 (16.19%) ATDD
14 17 (16.19%) Manual Testing
15 16 (15.24%) Integration Testing
15 16 (15.24%) Exploratory Testing
15 16 (15.24%) SAP
16 15 (14.29%) SQL
17 14 (13.33%) JIRA
17 14 (13.33%) QA Automation

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.86%) Confluence
2 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.67%) SAP CO
1 7 (6.67%) SAP FI
1 7 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.95%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.57%) DNS
1 9 (8.57%) Internet
1 9 (8.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) SAP BW
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.86%) Big Data
3 3 (2.86%) MySQL
4 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (32.38%) Selenium
2 26 (24.76%) Cucumber
3 14 (13.33%) JIRA
4 10 (9.52%) SpecFlow
5 9 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (7.62%) SoapUI
7 7 (6.67%) TestComplete
8 6 (5.71%) JUnit
9 5 (4.76%) HP UFT
9 5 (4.76%) WebDriver
10 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (3.81%) TeamCity
10 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.86%) NUnit
12 2 (1.90%) FitNesse
12 2 (1.90%) Toad
13 1 (0.95%) Grunt
13 1 (0.95%) gulp
13 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 13 (12.38%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Electronics
2 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.86%) Marketing
2 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (32.38%) Analyst
2 24 (22.86%) Tester
3 23 (21.90%) Test Analyst
4 20 (19.05%) QA Engineer
5 19 (18.10%) QA Automation Engineer
6 18 (17.14%) Developer
7 13 (12.38%) Test Manager
8 12 (11.43%) Senior QA Engineer
8 12 (11.43%) Test Engineer
9 11 (10.48%) Automation Tester
9 11 (10.48%) Software Tester
10 9 (8.57%) PHP Developer
10 9 (8.57%) QA Analyst
10 9 (8.57%) Senior Test Engineer
10 9 (8.57%) Senior Tester
11 8 (7.62%) QA Test Engineer
12 7 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
12 7 (6.67%) SAP FI Analyst
12 7 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
12 7 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.19%) .NET
1 17 (16.19%) Web Services
2 13 (12.38%) Gherkin
3 8 (7.62%) SOAP
4 6 (5.71%) jQuery
5 4 (3.81%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.86%) XML
7 2 (1.90%) Akka
7 2 (1.90%) Behat
7 2 (1.90%) LAMP
7 2 (1.90%) WCF
7 2 (1.90%) WSDL
7 2 (1.90%) XSD
8 1 (0.95%) Angular 2
8 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.95%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.95%) React
8 1 (0.95%) Sass
8 1 (0.95%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.76%) iPad
2 5 (4.76%) Replication
3 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.90%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.90%) User Experience
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.71%) Windows
1 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (3.81%) Android
2 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.81%) Linux
3 3 (2.86%) Unix
4 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.52%) Automated Testing
2 31 (29.52%) BDD
3 29 (27.62%) Test Automation
3 29 (27.62%) Test Scripting
3 29 (27.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (22.86%) TDD
5 23 (21.90%) Software Testing
6 22 (20.95%) Refactoring
6 22 (20.95%) Scrum
6 22 (20.95%) SDLC
7 21 (20.00%) OO
8 17 (16.19%) ATDD
8 17 (16.19%) E-Commerce
8 17 (16.19%) Manual Testing
9 16 (15.24%) Exploratory Testing
9 16 (15.24%) Integration Testing
10 14 (13.33%) QA Automation
11 13 (12.38%) Data Conversion
11 13 (12.38%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.05%) Java
2 18 (17.14%) PHP
3 15 (14.29%) SQL
4 13 (12.38%) C#
4 13 (12.38%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.43%) Ruby
6 7 (6.67%) C++
7 6 (5.71%) Python
8 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.90%) C
9 2 (1.90%) VBScript
10 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.95%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 19 (18.10%) ISEB
3 7 (6.67%) Degree
4 5 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (43.81%) QA
2 6 (5.71%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) SAP
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.71%) Oracle
4 1 (0.95%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.95%) Google
4 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
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