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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 199 206 206
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 48 40 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.56% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.67% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 45 30 37
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% +21.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £27,450 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £36,175 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
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
5598 5987 5760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.99% 83.50% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4769 4900
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +20 37 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Merseyside - 7 £47,500 -
Cheshire -14 3 £30,500 +1.66% 2
Lancashire -3 1 £31,500 +5.00% 2
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 46 (57.50%) SQL
2 42 (52.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 34 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (41.25%) ISEB
4 33 (41.25%) .NET
4 33 (41.25%) Test Scripting
5 31 (38.75%) Automated Testing
6 28 (35.00%) Selenium
7 27 (33.75%) QA
7 27 (33.75%) Finance
8 22 (27.50%) System Testing
9 21 (26.25%) Compatibility Testing
10 20 (25.00%) Degree
10 20 (25.00%) Automation Testing
11 18 (22.50%) Integration Testing
11 18 (22.50%) Java
11 18 (22.50%) C#
11 18 (22.50%) XML
12 16 (20.00%) SOAP
12 16 (20.00%) Web Services
12 16 (20.00%) Test Automation
12 16 (20.00%) SoapUI
12 16 (20.00%) SpecFlow
13 15 (18.75%) BDD
13 15 (18.75%) ISTQB
13 15 (18.75%) JIRA
14 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (16.25%) TeamCity
14 13 (16.25%) TDD
14 13 (16.25%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.25%) Magento
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) VPN
1 2 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (1.25%) xDSL
2 1 (1.25%) ADSL2
2 1 (1.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.25%) ADSL
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) MySQL
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (35.00%) Selenium
2 16 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 16 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 15 (18.75%) JIRA
4 13 (16.25%) TeamCity
4 13 (16.25%) Jenkins
5 12 (15.00%) Hudson
6 9 (11.25%) WatiN
7 8 (10.00%) HP UFT
8 7 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (7.50%) WebDriver
10 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.50%) QAComplete
12 1 (1.25%) Xcode
12 1 (1.25%) CruiseControl
12 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
General
1 27 (33.75%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
5 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Tester
2 27 (33.75%) Analyst
3 15 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 13 (16.25%) Test Engineer
5 12 (15.00%) Technical Tester
6 9 (11.25%) QA Tester
6 9 (11.25%) Automated Tester
7 7 (8.75%) Software Tester
7 7 (8.75%) Test Manager
8 6 (7.50%) Business Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) QA Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) Functional Test Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) SAP Business Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Junior
11 3 (3.75%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Technical Test Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Technical Analyst
12 2 (2.50%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.25%) .NET
2 18 (22.50%) XML
3 16 (20.00%) SOAP
3 16 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.00%) HTML
5 3 (3.75%) jQuery
5 3 (3.75%) CSS
6 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.25%) LESS
7 1 (1.25%) RESTful
7 1 (1.25%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (1.25%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (1.25%) BAPI
7 1 (1.25%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Replication
1 12 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.00%) FMCG
3 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.25%) iPhone
5 1 (1.25%) iPad
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Linux
1 3 (3.75%) Android
1 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (52.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 34 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (41.25%) Test Scripting
4 31 (38.75%) Automated Testing
5 22 (27.50%) System Testing
6 21 (26.25%) Compatibility Testing
7 20 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 18 (22.50%) Integration Testing
9 16 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 15 (18.75%) BDD
11 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (16.25%) TDD
12 12 (15.00%) Manual Testing
12 12 (15.00%) API Testing
13 11 (13.75%) System Integration Testing
13 11 (13.75%) SDLC
13 11 (13.75%) Workflow
14 9 (11.25%) Test Management
14 9 (11.25%) Software Testing
14 9 (11.25%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (57.50%) SQL
2 18 (22.50%) C#
2 18 (22.50%) Java
3 11 (13.75%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.00%) ABAP
6 3 (3.75%) PHP
6 3 (3.75%) C++
7 2 (2.50%) Ruby
8 1 (1.25%) SAPscript
8 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) VBScript
8 1 (1.25%) VB
8 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (41.25%) ISEB
2 20 (25.00%) Degree
3 15 (18.75%) ISTQB
4 11 (13.75%) HND
5 3 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (33.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Telerik
2 10 (12.50%) HP
3 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.25%) Oracle
5 4 (5.00%) SAP
6 2 (2.50%) IBM
7 1 (1.25%) Trillium
7 1 (1.25%) DataFlux
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