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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank - 65 52
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 0 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.32% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.37% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 8
Average salary - £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.63%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,581 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.01% +1.65%
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
391 544 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 83.19% 86.08% 86.71%
Number of salaries quoted 279 479 347
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 May 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%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Load Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) VLDB
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) VB
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) DSDM
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) VLDB
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Tester
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Load Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) DSDM
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 4 (66.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft