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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 192 196 195
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 59 71 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 1.06% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.20% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 53 65 52
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +22.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
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
5606 5898 6406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.20% 88.44% 86.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4684 4896 5237
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -26 34 £37,500 -3.22% 8
Cheshire +51 23 £33,000 +8.19% 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 54 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (53.00%) Test Scripting
3 29 (29.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 28 (28.00%) Software Testing
4 28 (28.00%) ISEB
5 26 (26.00%) QA
6 25 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 22 (22.00%) SQL
8 21 (21.00%) SDLC
9 19 (19.00%) Manual Testing
10 18 (18.00%) Data Conversion
10 18 (18.00%) SAP
10 18 (18.00%) Functional Testing
10 18 (18.00%) Process Improvement
11 16 (16.00%) Defect Management
11 16 (16.00%) Integration Testing
12 15 (15.00%) JIRA
13 14 (14.00%) Selenium
13 14 (14.00%) Scrum
14 13 (13.00%) .NET
14 13 (13.00%) System Testing
14 13 (13.00%) Test Strategy
15 12 (12.00%) BDD
15 12 (12.00%) C#
15 12 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (11.00%) System Integration Testing
17 10 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (10.00%) Smoke Testing
17 10 (10.00%) Finance
17 10 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) SAP CO
1 6 (6.00%) SAP FI
1 6 (6.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (5.00%) SAP BPC
2 5 (5.00%) SAP SCM
3 3 (3.00%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.00%) SAP BW
2 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.00%) MySQL
4 4 (4.00%) SAP BI
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (15.00%) JIRA
2 14 (14.00%) Selenium
3 6 (6.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.00%) Gradle
5 4 (4.00%) Maven
5 4 (4.00%) SpecFlow
5 4 (4.00%) Subversion
5 4 (4.00%) TestComplete
5 4 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.00%) NUnit
6 3 (3.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.00%) TestPartner
7 2 (2.00%) Appium
7 2 (2.00%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.00%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.00%) Hudson
8 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.00%) WinRunner
General
1 10 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Banking
2 2 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (43.00%) Tester
2 37 (37.00%) Analyst
3 26 (26.00%) Test Analyst
4 23 (23.00%) Software Tester
5 16 (16.00%) Test Leader
6 13 (13.00%) Developer
7 11 (11.00%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
9 9 (9.00%) SAP Analyst
10 8 (8.00%) SAP Developer
10 8 (8.00%) Senior Tester
11 7 (7.00%) Software Analyst
11 7 (7.00%) Software Test Analyst
12 6 (6.00%) Automation Tester
12 6 (6.00%) Lead Test Analyst
12 6 (6.00%) Lead Tester
13 5 (5.00%) Software Developer
14 4 (4.00%) Java Developer
14 4 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
14 4 (4.00%) SAP FI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.00%) .NET
2 7 (7.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.00%) Web Services
4 5 (5.00%) CSS
4 5 (5.00%) HTML
5 4 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.00%) D3.js
5 4 (4.00%) Dropwizard
5 4 (4.00%) HTML5
5 4 (4.00%) jQuery
5 4 (4.00%) Node.js
5 4 (4.00%) SOAP
5 4 (4.00%) Spring
5 4 (4.00%) Spring Boot
5 4 (4.00%) XML
6 2 (2.00%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.00%) Data Conversion
2 9 (9.00%) FMCG
3 4 (4.00%) Replication
4 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.00%) iPad
6 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.00%) Android
2 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (53.00%) Test Scripting
3 29 (29.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 28 (28.00%) Software Testing
5 25 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 21 (21.00%) SDLC
7 19 (19.00%) Manual Testing
8 18 (18.00%) Functional Testing
8 18 (18.00%) Process Improvement
9 16 (16.00%) Defect Management
9 16 (16.00%) Integration Testing
10 14 (14.00%) Scrum
11 13 (13.00%) System Testing
11 13 (13.00%) Test Strategy
12 12 (12.00%) BDD
12 12 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (11.00%) System Integration Testing
14 10 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
14 10 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (10.00%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.00%) SQL
2 12 (12.00%) C#
3 7 (7.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.00%) Java
5 5 (5.00%) ABAP
6 4 (4.00%) Scala
6 4 (4.00%) VBScript
7 1 (1.00%) C++
7 1 (1.00%) PHP
7 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (28.00%) ISEB
2 8 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (26.00%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (18.00%) SAP
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.00%) Oracle
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