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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 195 201 208
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 58 54 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.73% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.87% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 53 40 31
Average salary £40,000 £30,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.08% +23.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
5870 6214 5467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.88% 83.52% 79.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4867 4947 4637
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 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 1 September 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 +21 44 £38,750 +9.54% 5
Merseyside - 8 £49,000 -
Cheshire -21 3 £30,500 +1.66% 2
Lancashire - 1 £31,500 - 3
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 48 (55.17%) SQL
2 41 (47.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 40 (45.98%) Selenium
4 36 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (39.08%) Test Scripting
6 32 (36.78%) QA
6 32 (36.78%) .NET
7 31 (35.63%) Automated Testing
8 30 (34.48%) Finance
9 27 (31.03%) C#
9 27 (31.03%) Java
9 27 (31.03%) Automation Testing
10 26 (29.89%) ISEB
11 24 (27.59%) Degree
12 23 (26.44%) Test Automation
13 22 (25.29%) System Testing
14 20 (22.99%) Web Services
15 19 (21.84%) Compatibility Testing
16 18 (20.69%) XML
17 17 (19.54%) JIRA
18 16 (18.39%) Integration Testing
18 16 (18.39%) SpecFlow
19 15 (17.24%) BDD
19 15 (17.24%) Computer Science
19 15 (17.24%) ISTQB
20 14 (16.09%) SOAP
20 14 (16.09%) SoapUI
21 13 (14.94%) HND
21 13 (14.94%) PL/SQL
21 13 (14.94%) HP UFT

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (1.15%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) VPN
1 2 (2.30%) Network Security
2 1 (1.15%) xDSL
2 1 (1.15%) ADSL2
2 1 (1.15%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (2.30%) SAP BW
1 2 (2.30%) SAP BI
1 2 (2.30%) MySQL
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (45.98%) Selenium
2 17 (19.54%) JIRA
3 16 (18.39%) SpecFlow
4 14 (16.09%) SoapUI
5 13 (14.94%) HP UFT
6 11 (12.64%) TeamCity
6 11 (12.64%) Jenkins
7 10 (11.49%) Hudson
8 8 (9.20%) WatiN
8 8 (9.20%) WebDriver
9 6 (6.90%) Visual Studio
10 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (3.45%) JUnit
11 3 (3.45%) NUnit
11 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.15%) QAComplete
12 1 (1.15%) CruiseControl
General
1 30 (34.48%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Retail
3 5 (5.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (41.38%) Tester
2 27 (31.03%) Analyst
3 13 (14.94%) Test Analyst
3 13 (14.94%) Test Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Technical Tester
5 9 (10.34%) Automation Tester
5 9 (10.34%) Automated Tester
6 8 (9.20%) QA Tester
6 8 (9.20%) QA Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Test Manager
7 7 (8.05%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) QA Automation Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Software Tester
8 6 (6.90%) SAP Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Functional Test Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Junior
10 4 (4.60%) SAP Business Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) QA Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (36.78%) .NET
2 20 (22.99%) Web Services
3 18 (20.69%) XML
4 14 (16.09%) SOAP
5 4 (4.60%) HTML
5 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.45%) CSS
6 3 (3.45%) jQuery
7 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.15%) LESS
8 1 (1.15%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (1.15%) SAP Smart Forms
8 1 (1.15%) BAPI
8 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.49%) Replication
3 6 (6.90%) FMCG
4 3 (3.45%) iPhone
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.45%) Data Conversion
5 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.05%) Windows
1 7 (8.05%) Linux
2 2 (2.30%) Android
2 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.13%) User Acceptance Testing
2 36 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (39.08%) Test Scripting
4 31 (35.63%) Automated Testing
5 27 (31.03%) Automation Testing
6 23 (26.44%) Test Automation
7 22 (25.29%) System Testing
8 19 (21.84%) Compatibility Testing
9 16 (18.39%) Integration Testing
10 15 (17.24%) BDD
11 13 (14.94%) Workflow
12 12 (13.79%) TDD
13 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (12.64%) Manual Testing
13 11 (12.64%) SDLC
14 10 (11.49%) API Testing
14 10 (11.49%) Software Testing
15 9 (10.34%) Scrum
15 9 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
16 7 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 48 (55.17%) SQL
2 27 (31.03%) C#
2 27 (31.03%) Java
3 13 (14.94%) PL/SQL
4 6 (6.90%) PHP
4 6 (6.90%) ABAP
5 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.45%) C++
6 3 (3.45%) Python
6 3 (3.45%) Scala
7 1 (1.15%) C
7 1 (1.15%) SAPscript
7 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.15%) Ruby
7 1 (1.15%) VBScript
7 1 (1.15%) VB
7 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (29.89%) ISEB
2 24 (27.59%) Degree
3 15 (17.24%) ISTQB
4 13 (14.94%) HND
5 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (36.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) HP
1 13 (14.94%) Telerik
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.90%) SAP
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle
5 2 (2.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) Trillium
6 1 (1.15%) DataFlux
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Stockport. Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Stockport. Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £21,500 - £26,000 (dependant on experience)
Posted: 20 days ago
North West England
Recruit121
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per year + bonus and benefits package.
Posted: 20 days ago