The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 72 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 7 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.92% 1.33% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.69% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 1
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +94.44%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Regression Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
646 650 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.34% 78.50% 82.80%
Number of salaries quoted 546 468 460
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Regression Testing Salary Trend in the North East

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the North East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Regression Testing Salary Histogram in the North East

Regression Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Tyne and Wear -2 6 £42,500 +16.43%
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) V-Model
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (14.29%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) WATIR
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Sun
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) CODA
1 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
1 1 (14.29%) Sage