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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
England / North West
Rank 184 190 198
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 67 38 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.13% 0.68% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.77% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 55 38 46
Median salary £34,000 £37,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £22,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £40,000 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.05%

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
5357 4908 6020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 89.99% 88.04% 87.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4464 4075 5038
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -2 48 £37,500 +11.11% 6
Lancashire -5 11 £27,000 -28.00%
Cheshire +15 8 £30,000 +17.64% 8
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 108 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (39.87%) QA
3 61 (38.61%) Test Scripting
4 50 (31.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 38 (24.05%) ISEB
5 38 (24.05%) Automated Testing
6 37 (23.42%) Selenium
7 32 (20.25%) Test Automation
7 32 (20.25%) SDLC
8 31 (19.62%) BDD
9 30 (18.99%) Software Testing
10 28 (17.72%) JIRA
10 28 (17.72%) Cucumber
11 27 (17.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 25 (15.82%) TDD
12 25 (15.82%) .NET
13 24 (15.19%) SQL
14 22 (13.92%) Refactoring
14 22 (13.92%) ISTQB
15 21 (13.29%) Java
15 21 (13.29%) SAP
15 21 (13.29%) OO
15 21 (13.29%) Manual Testing
15 21 (13.29%) Defect Management
16 20 (12.66%) C#
16 20 (12.66%) Scrum
17 19 (12.03%) Web Services
17 19 (12.03%) Data Conversion
17 19 (12.03%) Business Process Analysis
18 18 (11.39%) Test Strategy

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 3 (1.90%) Confluence
2 2 (1.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (1.90%) MS Office
2 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.70%) SAP CO
1 9 (5.70%) SAP FI
1 9 (5.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.27%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.63%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.27%) PaaS
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.96%) Internet
2 9 (5.70%) DNS
2 9 (5.70%) SMTP
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.96%) MySQL
1 11 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.06%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 8 (5.06%) SAP BW
3 4 (2.53%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.90%) Big Data
5 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (23.42%) Selenium
2 28 (17.72%) Cucumber
2 28 (17.72%) JIRA
3 12 (7.59%) SpecFlow
4 9 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (5.06%) SoapUI
5 8 (5.06%) TestComplete
6 7 (4.43%) WebDriver
7 6 (3.80%) JUnit
8 5 (3.16%) HP UFT
9 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (2.53%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.90%) NUnit
11 2 (1.27%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.27%) Toad
11 2 (1.27%) Xcode
12 1 (0.63%) Hudson
12 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (9.49%) Finance
2 2 (1.27%) Electronics
2 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.27%) Marketing
2 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.63%) Banking
3 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (34.18%) Analyst
1 54 (34.18%) Tester
2 40 (25.32%) Test Analyst
3 24 (15.19%) Developer
4 20 (12.66%) QA Engineer
5 19 (12.03%) QA Automation Engineer
6 18 (11.39%) Software Tester
7 17 (10.76%) Senior Tester
7 17 (10.76%) Test Engineer
8 15 (9.49%) Test Leader
8 15 (9.49%) Test Manager
9 13 (8.23%) Automation Tester
9 13 (8.23%) QA Analyst
10 12 (7.59%) QA Tester
10 12 (7.59%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (7.59%) Senior QA Engineer
10 12 (7.59%) Senior Test Analyst
11 11 (6.96%) SAP Developer
12 10 (6.33%) Lead Test Analyst
12 10 (6.33%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.82%) .NET
2 19 (12.03%) Web Services
3 13 (8.23%) Gherkin
4 11 (6.96%) .NET Framework
5 8 (5.06%) SOAP
6 7 (4.43%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.80%) jQuery
8 5 (3.16%) XML
9 3 (1.90%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (1.27%) Akka
10 2 (1.27%) Behat
10 2 (1.27%) iOS SDK
10 2 (1.27%) LAMP
10 2 (1.27%) WCF
10 2 (1.27%) WSDL
10 2 (1.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.70%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.06%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.16%) iPad
4 5 (3.16%) Replication
5 4 (2.53%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.90%) User Experience
7 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.23%) Windows
2 9 (5.70%) Linux
3 6 (3.80%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.16%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.53%) Android
6 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (38.61%) Test Scripting
3 50 (31.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 38 (24.05%) Automated Testing
5 32 (20.25%) SDLC
5 32 (20.25%) Test Automation
6 31 (19.62%) BDD
7 30 (18.99%) Software Testing
8 27 (17.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (15.82%) TDD
10 22 (13.92%) Refactoring
11 21 (13.29%) Defect Management
11 21 (13.29%) Manual Testing
11 21 (13.29%) OO
12 20 (12.66%) Scrum
13 19 (12.03%) Business Process Analysis
13 19 (12.03%) Data Conversion
14 18 (11.39%) Integration Testing
14 18 (11.39%) System Testing
14 18 (11.39%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.19%) SQL
2 21 (13.29%) Java
3 20 (12.66%) C#
4 18 (11.39%) PHP
5 15 (9.49%) Ruby
6 12 (7.59%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.43%) C++
8 6 (3.80%) Python
9 4 (2.53%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.90%) C
10 3 (1.90%) VBScript
11 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (24.05%) ISEB
2 22 (13.92%) ISTQB
3 9 (5.70%) Degree
3 9 (5.70%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (39.87%) QA
2 6 (3.80%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (3.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (13.29%) SAP
2 15 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.23%) Oracle
4 5 (3.16%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (0.63%) Google
6 1 (0.63%) TOWER Software
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