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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 192 207 229
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +22
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 60 36 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 0.55% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.67% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 44 32 32
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% +16.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £37,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.85%
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
5776 5395 6019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.04% 82.77% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4812 4461 5018
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +24 43 £35,500 +9.23% 6
Merseyside +17 6 £23,000 -20.68% 1
Cheshire -10 6 £30,000 +5.26% 3
Lancashire -1 5 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 66 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (51.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 60 (47.24%) Finance
4 59 (46.46%) SQL
4 59 (46.46%) Test Scripting
5 58 (45.67%) QA
6 44 (34.65%) Selenium
7 40 (31.50%) Integration Testing
7 40 (31.50%) ISEB
8 39 (30.71%) .NET
8 39 (30.71%) Automated Testing
9 36 (28.35%) Test Management
10 33 (25.98%) Software Testing
11 28 (22.05%) XML
12 27 (21.26%) Java
13 26 (20.47%) C#
13 26 (20.47%) Oracle
13 26 (20.47%) System Testing
14 24 (18.90%) TDD
15 22 (17.32%) Functional Testing
15 22 (17.32%) Automation Testing
16 21 (16.54%) Manual Testing
17 20 (15.75%) ISTQB
17 20 (15.75%) JIRA
18 19 (14.96%) Performance Testing
18 19 (14.96%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (14.96%) BDD
19 17 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (13.39%) Web Services
19 17 (13.39%) Oracle EBS

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (2.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Mingle
2 2 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (13.39%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (11.81%) Oracle Financials
3 14 (11.02%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (11.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (11.02%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (11.02%) Oracle Receivables
3 14 (11.02%) Oracle Cash Management
3 14 (11.02%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (4.72%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.79%) LAN
2 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.15%) VLDB
1 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (34.65%) Selenium
2 20 (15.75%) JIRA
3 19 (14.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (11.81%) WatiN
4 15 (11.81%) TeamCity
4 15 (11.81%) Jenkins
5 14 (11.02%) SpecFlow
6 13 (10.24%) SoapUI
7 11 (8.66%) Hudson
8 10 (7.87%) WebDriver
8 10 (7.87%) Cucumber
9 7 (5.51%) QAComplete
10 6 (4.72%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (3.15%) CruiseControl
12 3 (2.36%) Subversion
12 3 (2.36%) WATIR
12 3 (2.36%) Xcode
12 3 (2.36%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.79%) FitNesse
13 1 (0.79%) TestComplete
General
1 60 (47.24%) Finance
2 15 (11.81%) Retail
3 4 (3.15%) Electronics
3 4 (3.15%) Publishing
4 3 (2.36%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (44.88%) Analyst
2 51 (40.16%) Test Analyst
3 48 (37.80%) Tester
4 14 (11.02%) QA Analyst
4 14 (11.02%) Oracle Analyst
5 13 (10.24%) Software Tester
6 11 (8.66%) QA Tester
7 10 (7.87%) Technical Tester
8 8 (6.30%) Test Manager
8 8 (6.30%) Selenium Tester
9 7 (5.51%) Automated Tester
9 7 (5.51%) Agile Test Analyst
10 6 (4.72%) QA Test Analyst
11 5 (3.94%) QA Manager
11 5 (3.94%) Software Test Analyst
12 4 (3.15%) Automation Tester
12 4 (3.15%) Developer
12 4 (3.15%) Platform Engineer
12 4 (3.15%) iOS Developer
13 3 (2.36%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (30.71%) .NET
2 28 (22.05%) XML
3 17 (13.39%) Web Services
4 16 (12.60%) SOAP
5 8 (6.30%) HTML
6 6 (4.72%) JSON
6 6 (4.72%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (2.36%) RESTful
7 3 (2.36%) REST
7 3 (2.36%) XSLT
8 2 (1.57%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.79%) HTML5
9 1 (0.79%) jQuery
9 1 (0.79%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.79%) Java EE
9 1 (0.79%) J2EE
9 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.81%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.87%) Replication
3 7 (5.51%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.15%) Device Driver
4 4 (3.15%) iPad
4 4 (3.15%) iPhone
5 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.57%) Statistics
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.30%) Windows
2 6 (4.72%) Android
3 5 (3.94%) Linux
3 5 (3.94%) UNIX
4 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (51.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 59 (46.46%) Test Scripting
4 40 (31.50%) Integration Testing
5 39 (30.71%) Automated Testing
6 36 (28.35%) Test Management
7 33 (25.98%) Software Testing
8 26 (20.47%) System Testing
9 24 (18.90%) TDD
10 22 (17.32%) Functional Testing
10 22 (17.32%) Automation Testing
11 21 (16.54%) Manual Testing
12 19 (14.96%) BDD
12 19 (14.96%) Performance Testing
13 17 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (12.60%) Scrum
15 15 (11.81%) Workflow
16 14 (11.02%) Waterfall
17 13 (10.24%) Test Automation
18 11 (8.66%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (46.46%) SQL
2 27 (21.26%) Java
3 26 (20.47%) C#
4 15 (11.81%) PL/SQL
5 10 (7.87%) C++
6 7 (5.51%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.15%) Ruby
7 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.15%) C
7 4 (3.15%) VB
7 4 (3.15%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (31.50%) ISEB
2 20 (15.75%) ISTQB
3 15 (11.81%) Degree
3 15 (11.81%) HND
4 5 (3.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (45.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (20.47%) Oracle
2 15 (11.81%) Telerik
3 7 (5.51%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.51%) HP
4 1 (0.79%) VMware
4 1 (0.79%) SAP
4 1 (0.79%) Capita
4 1 (0.79%) Google
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