The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 51 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 5 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.06% - 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% - 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 11
Average salary £23,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -2.94%
Regression Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
409 504 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.84% 88.58% 76.64%
Number of salaries quoted 355 448 388
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Regression Testing Salary Trend in Merseyside

Regression Testing
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 5 £23,000 -
Regression Testing
North West

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Load Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) VB
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) VLDB
3 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Java EE
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (16.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) VLDB
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Tester
2 5 (83.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Load Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP