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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 188 197 213
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 72 47 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 0.70% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.87% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 52 42 39
Average salary £33,500 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £19,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,100 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
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
6302 5407 5759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.89% 80.25% 79.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5285 4536 4958
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 -4 37 £40,000 +77.77% 10
Cheshire +3 28 £28,000 +12.00% 2
Lancashire -6 3 £32,500 +38.29% 1
Merseyside +12 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 81 (72.32%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (48.21%) ISEB
3 53 (47.32%) Software Testing
4 40 (35.71%) SQL
4 40 (35.71%) QA
5 37 (33.04%) Finance
6 32 (28.57%) Selenium
7 30 (26.79%) Test Scripting
7 30 (26.79%) Manual Testing
7 30 (26.79%) .NET
8 28 (25.00%) ISTQB
9 26 (23.21%) Integration Testing
9 26 (23.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (21.43%) TDD
10 24 (21.43%) Scrum
11 22 (19.64%) C#
12 20 (17.86%) XML
12 20 (17.86%) System Testing
13 19 (16.96%) Windows
14 17 (15.18%) Automated Testing
15 16 (14.29%) Retail
15 16 (14.29%) Degree
15 16 (14.29%) Java
15 16 (14.29%) E-Commerce
16 15 (13.39%) Web Services
17 14 (12.50%) JIRA
17 14 (12.50%) Performance Testing
17 14 (12.50%) Stress Testing
17 14 (12.50%) Test Automation
17 14 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (2.68%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.68%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.89%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) LAN
1 5 (4.46%) WAN
2 2 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (28.57%) Selenium
2 26 (23.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (12.50%) JIRA
4 13 (11.61%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (11.61%) WebDriver
4 13 (11.61%) Cucumber
5 11 (9.82%) Xcode
6 7 (6.25%) LoadRunner
7 4 (3.57%) CruiseControl
7 4 (3.57%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.57%) WatiN
7 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.79%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.79%) WATIR
8 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.79%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (0.89%) Subversion
9 1 (0.89%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.89%) SpecFlow
General
1 37 (33.04%) Finance
2 16 (14.29%) Retail
3 8 (7.14%) Publishing
4 4 (3.57%) Legal
5 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.89%) Advertising
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (50.89%) Analyst
2 43 (38.39%) Test Analyst
3 29 (25.89%) Tester
4 21 (18.75%) Software Tester
5 13 (11.61%) QA Analyst
6 12 (10.71%) Developer
6 12 (10.71%) iOS Developer
7 8 (7.14%) QA Manager
7 8 (7.14%) QA Tester
8 6 (5.36%) Test Manager
8 6 (5.36%) Agile Test Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Junior Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Junior
9 5 (4.46%) Performance Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Performance Test Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Junior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Software Test Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.79%) .NET
2 20 (17.86%) XML
3 15 (13.39%) Web Services
4 13 (11.61%) JSON
5 11 (9.82%) RESTful
6 10 (8.93%) .NET Framework
7 9 (8.04%) Cocoa
7 9 (8.04%) HTML
7 9 (8.04%) iOS SDK
7 9 (8.04%) Cocoa Touch
7 9 (8.04%) UIKit
8 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (2.68%) SOAP
10 3 (2.68%) Gherkin
11 2 (1.79%) XSLT
12 1 (0.89%) CSS
12 1 (0.89%) J2EE
12 1 (0.89%) Java EE
12 1 (0.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.04%) Mathematics
3 8 (7.14%) iPhone
4 7 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.68%) iPad
7 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.89%) User Experience
8 1 (0.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.96%) Windows
2 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (10.71%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 6 (5.36%) Android
6 3 (2.68%) Linux
7 2 (1.79%) UNIX
7 2 (1.79%) Solaris
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (72.32%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (47.32%) Software Testing
3 30 (26.79%) Test Scripting
3 30 (26.79%) Manual Testing
4 26 (23.21%) Integration Testing
5 24 (21.43%) TDD
5 24 (21.43%) Scrum
6 20 (17.86%) System Testing
7 17 (15.18%) Automated Testing
8 16 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 14 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 14 (12.50%) Stress Testing
9 14 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 13 (11.61%) Test Management
11 12 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (10.71%) V-Model
11 12 (10.71%) Automation Testing
11 12 (10.71%) iOS Development
12 11 (9.82%) Release Management
12 11 (9.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 40 (35.71%) SQL
2 22 (19.64%) C#
3 16 (14.29%) Java
4 12 (10.71%) C++
5 9 (8.04%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.04%) Objective-C
6 6 (5.36%) Ruby
6 6 (5.36%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.68%) C
8 3 (2.68%) VBScript
8 3 (2.68%) Perl
8 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (48.21%) ISEB
2 28 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 16 (14.29%) Degree
4 14 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.25%) HND
7 5 (4.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.68%) XenApp
2 3 (2.68%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.79%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (9.82%) Oracle
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.36%) HP
3 5 (4.46%) VMware
4 4 (3.57%) Telerik
5 3 (2.68%) Citrix
6 2 (1.79%) NetApp
6 2 (1.79%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.89%) Google
7 1 (0.89%) Compuware
Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens + flexi
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £29500 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Negotiable dependant on Experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Wigan
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago