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 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 187 196 229
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +33
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 61 42 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 0.65% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.79% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 42 35 40
Average salary £35,500 £28,250 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.66% -9.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £44,944
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -2.94%
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
5743 5334 6320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.56% 82.23% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4924 4457 5446
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 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
Manchester +12 43 £35,500 +12.69% 7
Cheshire -7 8 £30,000 +5.26%
Lancashire -10 5 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Merseyside - 5 £23,000 -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 76 (56.30%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (45.19%) SQL
3 59 (43.70%) Test Scripting
4 58 (42.96%) Finance
4 58 (42.96%) QA
5 55 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 50 (37.04%) Selenium
7 43 (31.85%) .NET
7 43 (31.85%) Integration Testing
8 42 (31.11%) ISEB
9 41 (30.37%) Software Testing
10 36 (26.67%) Automated Testing
10 36 (26.67%) Test Management
11 28 (20.74%) Oracle
12 27 (20.00%) C#
12 27 (20.00%) Java
13 26 (19.26%) XML
13 26 (19.26%) System Testing
14 25 (18.52%) JIRA
14 25 (18.52%) TDD
15 24 (17.78%) ISTQB
15 24 (17.78%) Manual Testing
16 22 (16.30%) Automation Testing
16 22 (16.30%) Scrum
17 21 (15.56%) Performance Testing
18 20 (14.81%) Functional Testing
18 20 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
19 19 (14.07%) BDD
19 19 (14.07%) Retail
20 18 (13.33%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Mingle
2 2 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (10.37%) Oracle Financials
3 13 (9.63%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (9.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 13 (9.63%) Oracle Cash Management
3 13 (9.63%) Oracle Assets
3 13 (9.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (9.63%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (4.44%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) LAN
1 4 (2.96%) WAN
1 4 (2.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.96%) VLDB
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.74%) MySQL
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (37.04%) Selenium
2 25 (18.52%) JIRA
3 20 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 14 (10.37%) WatiN
5 14 (10.37%) WebDriver
5 14 (10.37%) TeamCity
5 14 (10.37%) Jenkins
6 11 (8.15%) SpecFlow
7 10 (7.41%) SoapUI
8 8 (5.93%) Hudson
8 8 (5.93%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (4.44%) QAComplete
9 6 (4.44%) CruiseControl
10 5 (3.70%) LoadRunner
11 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
11 4 (2.96%) WATIR
12 3 (2.22%) Subversion
13 2 (1.48%) Xcode
14 1 (0.74%) FitNesse
General
1 58 (42.96%) Finance
2 19 (14.07%) Retail
3 4 (2.96%) Electronics
4 3 (2.22%) Publishing
5 2 (1.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (46.67%) Analyst
2 58 (42.96%) Test Analyst
3 44 (32.59%) Tester
4 13 (9.63%) Oracle Analyst
4 13 (9.63%) Software Tester
5 11 (8.15%) QA Analyst
6 10 (7.41%) QA Tester
7 8 (5.93%) Agile Test Analyst
7 8 (5.93%) Selenium Tester
7 8 (5.93%) Test Manager
7 8 (5.93%) QA Manager
8 7 (5.19%) Technical Tester
9 6 (4.44%) Automated Tester
10 5 (3.70%) Test Leader
11 4 (2.96%) Automation Tester
11 4 (2.96%) Platform Engineer
11 4 (2.96%) Performance Test Analyst
11 4 (2.96%) Performance Analyst
11 4 (2.96%) QA Test Analyst
11 4 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.85%) .NET
2 26 (19.26%) XML
3 13 (9.63%) SOAP
3 13 (9.63%) Web Services
4 9 (6.67%) HTML
5 7 (5.19%) .NET Framework
6 6 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (4.44%) JSON
7 4 (2.96%) XSLT
8 3 (2.22%) Gherkin
8 3 (2.22%) REST
9 2 (1.48%) RESTful
10 1 (0.74%) Java EE
10 1 (0.74%) CSS
10 1 (0.74%) J2EE
10 1 (0.74%) jQuery
10 1 (0.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.37%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 7 (5.19%) Replication
4 4 (2.96%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.22%) iPad
5 3 (2.22%) iPhone
6 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.48%) Statistics
7 1 (0.74%) User Experience
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.74%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.89%) Windows
2 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (4.44%) Linux
2 6 (4.44%) UNIX
3 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.70%) Windows XP
3 5 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.70%) Android
4 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.74%) Solaris
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (56.30%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (43.70%) Test Scripting
3 55 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 43 (31.85%) Integration Testing
5 41 (30.37%) Software Testing
6 36 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 36 (26.67%) Test Management
7 26 (19.26%) System Testing
8 25 (18.52%) TDD
9 24 (17.78%) Manual Testing
10 22 (16.30%) Automation Testing
10 22 (16.30%) Scrum
11 21 (15.56%) Performance Testing
12 20 (14.81%) Functional Testing
13 19 (14.07%) BDD
14 18 (13.33%) Test Automation
15 16 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (10.37%) Workflow
16 14 (10.37%) Stress Testing
17 11 (8.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (45.19%) SQL
2 27 (20.00%) C#
2 27 (20.00%) Java
3 14 (10.37%) PL/SQL
4 13 (9.63%) C++
5 8 (5.93%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.96%) C
7 4 (2.96%) VB
7 4 (2.96%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.96%) Ruby
8 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (31.11%) ISEB
2 24 (17.78%) ISTQB
3 14 (10.37%) HND
3 14 (10.37%) Degree
4 7 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (42.96%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (20.74%) Oracle
2 14 (10.37%) Telerik
3 4 (2.96%) HP
4 2 (1.48%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.48%) VMware
5 1 (0.74%) Fujitsu
5 1 (0.74%) Capita
5 1 (0.74%) Google
5 1 (0.74%) NetApp
5 1 (0.74%) SAP
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