The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 227 218 200
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 15 24 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.33% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.43% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 32
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -20.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £19,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £35,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+1.88% +8.52%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5839 5597 5763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.45% 77.95% 76.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4755 5057
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Regression Testing
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Cheshire +3 9 £30,000 +33.33% 2
Manchester -9 5 £35,750 +32.40% 4
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 22 (61.11%) ISEB
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) Software Testing
3 17 (47.22%) Test Scripting
4 15 (41.67%) Finance
5 14 (38.89%) ISTQB
6 11 (30.56%) Integration Testing
6 11 (30.56%) SQL
7 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 9 (25.00%) QA
9 8 (22.22%) V-Model
9 8 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
10 7 (19.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
10 7 (19.44%) Manual Testing
10 7 (19.44%) Windows
11 6 (16.67%) VBScript
11 6 (16.67%) .NET
11 6 (16.67%) HND
11 6 (16.67%) Workflow
11 6 (16.67%) VMware
11 6 (16.67%) System Testing
11 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (13.89%) XenApp
12 5 (13.89%) XenDesktop
12 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.89%) Selenium
3 4 (11.11%) JIRA
4 2 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.56%) Bugzilla
4 2 (5.56%) TestPartner
4 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.78%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Retail
3 4 (11.11%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Analyst
2 14 (38.89%) Test Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Tester
4 7 (19.44%) Software Tester
5 5 (13.89%) Development Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Development Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Billing Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Pricing Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Master Data Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Selenium Tester
9 1 (2.78%) Lead Tester
9 1 (2.78%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Solaris
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) Software Testing
2 17 (47.22%) Test Scripting
3 11 (30.56%) Integration Testing
4 8 (22.22%) V-Model
5 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
5 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Manual Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Workflow
6 6 (16.67%) System Testing
6 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
7 5 (13.89%) Automation Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Data Management
8 4 (11.11%) Release Management
8 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Stress Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) VBScript
3 5 (13.89%) C
3 5 (13.89%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) C++
4 4 (11.11%) Perl
4 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) ISEB
2 14 (38.89%) ISTQB
3 7 (19.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (16.67%) HND
5 4 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (5.56%) HNC
6 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) XenApp
1 5 (13.89%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Citrix
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) SAP
4 4 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) Compuware
6 1 (2.78%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp
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