The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 200 206 181
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 37 54 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.82% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.92% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 34 52 54
Median salary £39,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.93% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,845 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -1.74%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5096 5847 6029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.04% 88.82% 85.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4253 4731 4768
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 the North West

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Regression Testing Salary Trend in the North West

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Regression Testing Salary Histogram in the North West

Regression Testing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -17 21 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Cheshire +35 7 £40,000 +45.45% 3
Lancashire +19 5 £46,500 +47.61%
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 47 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (55.00%) Test Scripting
3 28 (35.00%) SDLC
4 24 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 23 (28.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (27.50%) Selenium
7 19 (23.75%) QA
7 19 (23.75%) Software Testing
8 18 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (22.50%) System Integration Testing
9 17 (21.25%) Smoke Testing
9 17 (21.25%) Process Improvement
9 17 (21.25%) Compatibility Testing
9 17 (21.25%) Integration Testing
10 16 (20.00%) SQL
11 15 (18.75%) Automated Testing
11 15 (18.75%) BDD
12 13 (16.25%) TDD
12 13 (16.25%) Degree
12 13 (16.25%) ISEB
13 12 (15.00%) Manual Testing
14 10 (12.50%) Scrum
15 9 (11.25%) JIRA
15 9 (11.25%) Finance
15 9 (11.25%) C#
15 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
16 8 (10.00%) Java
16 8 (10.00%) Defect Management
17 7 (8.75%) System Testing
17 7 (8.75%) FMCG

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (3.75%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) SAP BPC
1 3 (3.75%) SAP SCM
2 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) SAP BW
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) MySQL
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.25%) Big Data
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 22 (27.50%) Selenium
2 9 (11.25%) JIRA
3 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 4 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.00%) Gradle
5 4 (5.00%) Maven
5 4 (5.00%) NUnit
5 4 (5.00%) Subversion
6 3 (3.75%) Appium
6 3 (3.75%) Gerrit
6 3 (3.75%) HP UFT
6 3 (3.75%) JMeter
6 3 (3.75%) Mercurial
6 3 (3.75%) TestPartner
7 2 (2.50%) Sahi
7 2 (2.50%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.50%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.50%) WatiN
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Electronics
2 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.50%) Marketing
2 2 (2.50%) Retail
2 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (46.25%) Analyst
2 32 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 19 (23.75%) Tester
4 18 (22.50%) Test Leader
5 10 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 9 (11.25%) Developer
7 8 (10.00%) Software Analyst
7 8 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Agile Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) QA Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Agile Tester
10 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Agile C# Developer
11 3 (3.75%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) .NET
1 7 (8.75%) HTML
2 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
2 6 (7.50%) CSS
2 6 (7.50%) Web Services
3 5 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.25%) HTML5
3 5 (6.25%) jQuery
4 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.00%) D3.js
4 4 (5.00%) Dropwizard
4 4 (5.00%) Node.js
4 4 (5.00%) Spring
4 4 (5.00%) Spring Boot
5 3 (3.75%) XML
6 2 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (2.50%) SOAP
7 1 (1.25%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (1.25%) SignalR
7 1 (1.25%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) FMCG
2 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.00%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.50%) iPad
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Android
1 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.75%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (55.00%) Test Scripting
3 28 (35.00%) SDLC
4 24 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 23 (28.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (23.75%) Software Testing
7 18 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (22.50%) System Integration Testing
8 17 (21.25%) Compatibility Testing
8 17 (21.25%) Integration Testing
8 17 (21.25%) Process Improvement
8 17 (21.25%) Smoke Testing
9 15 (18.75%) Automated Testing
9 15 (18.75%) BDD
10 13 (16.25%) TDD
11 12 (15.00%) Manual Testing
12 10 (12.50%) Scrum
13 8 (10.00%) Defect Management
14 7 (8.75%) System Testing
14 7 (8.75%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) SQL
2 9 (11.25%) C#
2 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.00%) Java
4 4 (5.00%) Ruby
4 4 (5.00%) Scala
5 3 (3.75%) ABAP
6 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Degree
1 13 (16.25%) ISEB
2 7 (8.75%) HND
3 6 (7.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.75%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (7.50%) SAP
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
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