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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 188 192 211
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 68 56 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.91% 0.81% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.00% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 48 48 41
Average salary £35,250 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £19,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £44,944
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
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
6226 5591 5958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.75% 80.70% 79.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5352 4693 5216
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 £42,500 £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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +2 45 £36,625 +47.97% 5
Cheshire +4 18 £29,000 +16.00% 1
Lancashire -11 3 £32,500 +38.29% 1
Merseyside +18 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 84 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (41.18%) Software Testing
3 47 (39.50%) SQL
4 45 (37.82%) ISEB
5 43 (36.13%) QA
6 41 (34.45%) Selenium
7 40 (33.61%) Finance
8 39 (32.77%) Test Scripting
9 34 (28.57%) Integration Testing
10 33 (27.73%) .NET
11 29 (24.37%) Manual Testing
12 28 (23.53%) ISTQB
13 26 (21.85%) TDD
13 26 (21.85%) Test Management
14 25 (21.01%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (21.01%) Team Foundation Server
15 24 (20.17%) Scrum
16 23 (19.33%) Retail
16 23 (19.33%) XML
17 21 (17.65%) Automated Testing
18 19 (15.97%) JIRA
18 19 (15.97%) System Testing
19 18 (15.13%) Test Automation
19 18 (15.13%) Oracle
19 18 (15.13%) C#
20 17 (14.29%) Java
21 16 (13.45%) WebDriver
22 15 (12.61%) Cucumber
22 15 (12.61%) Performance Testing
22 15 (12.61%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (2.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Spreadsheet
1 3 (2.52%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (5.04%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.36%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) LAN
1 5 (4.20%) WAN
2 4 (3.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (34.45%) Selenium
2 25 (21.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (15.97%) JIRA
4 16 (13.45%) WebDriver
5 15 (12.61%) Cucumber
6 10 (8.40%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (8.40%) Xcode
7 9 (7.56%) TeamCity
7 9 (7.56%) Jenkins
8 7 (5.88%) CruiseControl
8 7 (5.88%) LoadRunner
9 6 (5.04%) WatiN
10 5 (4.20%) SpecFlow
11 4 (3.36%) SoapUI
11 4 (3.36%) QAComplete
11 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
11 4 (3.36%) WATIR
12 3 (2.52%) Subversion
13 2 (1.68%) SilkPerformer
13 2 (1.68%) Hudson
General
1 40 (33.61%) Finance
2 23 (19.33%) Retail
3 8 (6.72%) Publishing
4 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.84%) Advertising
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (52.10%) Analyst
2 54 (45.38%) Test Analyst
3 25 (21.01%) Tester
4 13 (10.92%) Software Tester
5 12 (10.08%) QA Analyst
6 11 (9.24%) Developer
6 11 (9.24%) iOS Developer
7 10 (8.40%) Agile Test Analyst
8 8 (6.72%) QA Manager
9 7 (5.88%) Test Manager
10 6 (5.04%) Selenium Tester
11 5 (4.20%) Performance Test Analyst
11 5 (4.20%) Performance Analyst
11 5 (4.20%) QA Tester
12 4 (3.36%) Senior Test Analyst
12 4 (3.36%) QA Test Analyst
12 4 (3.36%) Oracle Analyst
12 4 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (3.36%) Junior
12 4 (3.36%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.73%) .NET
2 23 (19.33%) XML
3 15 (12.61%) Web Services
4 14 (11.76%) JSON
5 11 (9.24%) .NET Framework
6 10 (8.40%) RESTful
7 8 (6.72%) iOS SDK
7 8 (6.72%) Cocoa Touch
7 8 (6.72%) UIKit
7 8 (6.72%) Cocoa
7 8 (6.72%) HTML
8 7 (5.88%) SOAP
9 4 (3.36%) XSLT
9 4 (3.36%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (3.36%) Gherkin
10 3 (2.52%) REST
10 3 (2.52%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.84%) CSS
11 1 (0.84%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Mathematics
2 9 (7.56%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.72%) iPhone
4 5 (4.20%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.52%) iPad
6 1 (0.84%) Replication
6 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.84%) User Experience
6 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.84%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.08%) Windows
2 11 (9.24%) Apple iOS
3 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 6 (5.04%) Android
7 3 (2.52%) Linux
8 2 (1.68%) UNIX
8 2 (1.68%) Solaris
9 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (41.18%) Software Testing
3 39 (32.77%) Test Scripting
4 34 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 29 (24.37%) Manual Testing
6 26 (21.85%) Test Management
6 26 (21.85%) TDD
7 25 (21.01%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (20.17%) Scrum
9 21 (17.65%) Automated Testing
10 19 (15.97%) System Testing
11 18 (15.13%) Test Automation
12 15 (12.61%) Performance Testing
13 14 (11.76%) Stress Testing
13 14 (11.76%) E-Commerce
14 13 (10.92%) Automation Testing
15 12 (10.08%) BDD
16 11 (9.24%) Kanban
16 11 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (9.24%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 47 (39.50%) SQL
2 18 (15.13%) C#
3 17 (14.29%) Java
4 9 (7.56%) C++
5 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.72%) Objective-C
6 7 (5.88%) Ruby
7 6 (5.04%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (37.82%) ISEB
2 28 (23.53%) ISTQB
3 12 (10.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (9.24%) Degree
5 7 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.04%) HND
7 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (36.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (15.13%) Oracle
2 6 (5.04%) Telerik
3 4 (3.36%) HP
4 3 (2.52%) VMware
5 2 (1.68%) Fujitsu
5 2 (1.68%) NetApp
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.84%) Compuware
6 1 (0.84%) Capita
6 1 (0.84%) Google
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