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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 206 215 200
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 33 40 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.56% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.68% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25 30 54
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £26,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £46,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5433 5856 5892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.83% 82.49% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4331 4729 4868
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Manchester +9 25 £31,750 -0.78% 5
Cheshire +7 4 £30,000 +5.26%
Merseyside +13 2 £30,250 -6.92%
Lancashire +3 1 £32,500 +27.45% 1
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 58 (61.70%) User Acceptance Testing
2 52 (55.32%) SQL
3 44 (46.81%) Finance
3 44 (46.81%) Test Scripting
4 41 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (41.49%) QA
6 38 (40.43%) .NET
7 36 (38.30%) ISEB
8 35 (37.23%) Automated Testing
9 32 (34.04%) Selenium
10 28 (29.79%) Integration Testing
11 27 (28.72%) System Testing
12 24 (25.53%) Test Management
13 23 (24.47%) Automation Testing
14 22 (23.40%) BDD
14 22 (23.40%) TDD
15 21 (22.34%) Java
15 21 (22.34%) XML
16 20 (21.28%) Oracle
16 20 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (21.28%) TeamCity
16 20 (21.28%) Jenkins
16 20 (21.28%) Functional Testing
17 18 (19.15%) SpecFlow
17 18 (19.15%) SOAP
17 18 (19.15%) C#
18 17 (18.09%) Web Services
19 16 (17.02%) Oracle Financials
19 16 (17.02%) Compatibility Testing
19 16 (17.02%) SoapUI

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (1.06%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.06%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 16 (17.02%) Oracle Financials
2 15 (15.96%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle Cash Management
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) VLDB
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (34.04%) Selenium
2 20 (21.28%) TeamCity
2 20 (21.28%) Jenkins
3 18 (19.15%) SpecFlow
4 16 (17.02%) Hudson
4 16 (17.02%) SoapUI
5 14 (14.89%) JIRA
6 13 (13.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (11.70%) WatiN
8 7 (7.45%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (6.38%) Cucumber
10 4 (4.26%) WebDriver
10 4 (4.26%) CruiseControl
10 4 (4.26%) QAComplete
11 2 (2.13%) Subversion
11 2 (2.13%) WATIR
11 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
12 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.06%) TestComplete
12 1 (1.06%) Xcode
General
1 44 (46.81%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Legal
2 4 (4.26%) Electronics
2 4 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.06%) Publishing
3 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 48 (51.06%) Tester
2 40 (42.55%) Analyst
3 34 (36.17%) Test Analyst
4 15 (15.96%) Technical Tester
5 14 (14.89%) Oracle Analyst
6 12 (12.77%) Software Tester
7 10 (10.64%) QA Analyst
8 7 (7.45%) QA Tester
8 7 (7.45%) Automated Tester
9 5 (5.32%) Automation Tester
10 4 (4.26%) Software Test Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (4.26%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Test Manager
11 3 (3.19%) Agile Test Analyst
12 2 (2.13%) Test Leader
13 1 (1.06%) Web Tester
13 1 (1.06%) Principal Engineer
13 1 (1.06%) Principal Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (40.43%) .NET
2 21 (22.34%) XML
3 18 (19.15%) SOAP
4 17 (18.09%) Web Services
5 7 (7.45%) HTML
6 3 (3.19%) JSON
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.13%) REST
7 2 (2.13%) XSLT
8 1 (1.06%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.06%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Replication
2 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.26%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Statistics
5 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) iPhone
6 1 (1.06%) iPad
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Windows
2 5 (5.32%) UNIX
2 5 (5.32%) Android
3 4 (4.26%) Linux
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (61.70%) User Acceptance Testing
2 44 (46.81%) Test Scripting
3 41 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (37.23%) Automated Testing
5 28 (29.79%) Integration Testing
6 27 (28.72%) System Testing
7 24 (25.53%) Test Management
8 23 (24.47%) Automation Testing
9 22 (23.40%) BDD
9 22 (23.40%) TDD
10 20 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (21.28%) Functional Testing
11 16 (17.02%) Compatibility Testing
12 15 (15.96%) Performance Testing
13 13 (13.83%) Manual Testing
14 12 (12.77%) Software Testing
15 11 (11.70%) Workflow
16 9 (9.57%) Test Automation
17 7 (7.45%) Waterfall
17 7 (7.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 52 (55.32%) SQL
2 21 (22.34%) Java
3 18 (19.15%) C#
4 11 (11.70%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.45%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.32%) VB
6 5 (5.32%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.32%) C
6 5 (5.32%) C++
7 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.19%) Ruby
8 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (38.30%) ISEB
2 13 (13.83%) ISTQB
2 13 (13.83%) Degree
3 11 (11.70%) HND
4 4 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (41.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (21.28%) Oracle
2 11 (11.70%) Telerik
3 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.51%) HP
4 1 (1.06%) VMware
4 1 (1.06%) Capita
4 1 (1.06%) DataFlux
4 1 (1.06%) SAP
4 1 (1.06%) Trillium
4 1 (1.06%) IBM
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