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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 185 185 206
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 76 54 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.02% 0.80% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.00% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 55 47 39
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £19,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.14% +3.03%
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
6272 5419 5620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.91% 80.15% 79.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5286 4570 4856
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 43 £40,000 +77.77% 6
Cheshire +7 27 £29,000 +16.00% 1
Lancashire -6 3 £32,500 +38.29%
Merseyside +11 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 83 (71.55%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.83%) Software Testing
3 50 (43.10%) ISEB
4 43 (37.07%) SQL
5 40 (34.48%) QA
6 38 (32.76%) Finance
7 36 (31.03%) Selenium
8 34 (29.31%) Test Scripting
9 31 (26.72%) .NET
10 30 (25.86%) Manual Testing
10 30 (25.86%) Integration Testing
11 29 (25.00%) ISTQB
12 27 (23.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (21.55%) TDD
14 24 (20.69%) Scrum
15 22 (18.97%) XML
16 21 (18.10%) Retail
16 21 (18.10%) Test Management
17 20 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
17 20 (17.24%) C#
18 19 (16.38%) System Testing
19 18 (15.52%) Automated Testing
20 17 (14.66%) Java
21 16 (13.79%) Windows
21 16 (13.79%) E-Commerce
21 16 (13.79%) JIRA
22 15 (12.93%) Oracle
22 15 (12.93%) Performance Testing
22 15 (12.93%) Test Automation
22 15 (12.93%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (2.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.72%) Mingle
3 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.86%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) LAN
1 5 (4.31%) WAN
2 3 (2.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (31.03%) Selenium
2 27 (23.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (13.79%) JIRA
4 15 (12.93%) WebDriver
5 14 (12.07%) Cucumber
6 12 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
7 11 (9.48%) Xcode
8 7 (6.03%) LoadRunner
9 5 (4.31%) CruiseControl
9 5 (4.31%) TeamCity
9 5 (4.31%) WatiN
9 5 (4.31%) Jenkins
10 4 (3.45%) QAComplete
11 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.59%) WATIR
12 2 (1.72%) Subversion
12 2 (1.72%) SilkPerformer
12 2 (1.72%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.72%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.86%) FitNesse
General
1 38 (32.76%) Finance
2 21 (18.10%) Retail
3 8 (6.90%) Publishing
4 3 (2.59%) Legal
5 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.86%) Advertising
6 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (49.14%) Analyst
2 46 (39.66%) Test Analyst
3 29 (25.00%) Tester
4 18 (15.52%) Software Tester
5 13 (11.21%) QA Analyst
6 12 (10.34%) Developer
6 12 (10.34%) iOS Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
7 8 (6.90%) QA Manager
8 7 (6.03%) Test Manager
8 7 (6.03%) QA Tester
9 5 (4.31%) Performance Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Performance Test Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (3.45%) Junior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.45%) Software Test Analyst
10 4 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
10 4 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.72%) .NET
2 22 (18.97%) XML
3 14 (12.07%) JSON
3 14 (12.07%) Web Services
4 11 (9.48%) RESTful
5 10 (8.62%) .NET Framework
6 9 (7.76%) Cocoa
6 9 (7.76%) HTML
6 9 (7.76%) iOS SDK
6 9 (7.76%) Cocoa Touch
6 9 (7.76%) UIKit
7 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.45%) SOAP
8 4 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (2.59%) XSLT
9 3 (2.59%) Gherkin
10 2 (1.72%) REST
11 1 (0.86%) HTML5
11 1 (0.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) Mathematics
1 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.90%) iPhone
3 6 (5.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.59%) iPad
5 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.86%) User Experience
6 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.79%) Windows
2 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.03%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.03%) Windows XP
5 6 (5.17%) Android
6 3 (2.59%) Linux
7 2 (1.72%) UNIX
7 2 (1.72%) Solaris
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (71.55%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.83%) Software Testing
3 34 (29.31%) Test Scripting
4 30 (25.86%) Manual Testing
4 30 (25.86%) Integration Testing
5 25 (21.55%) TDD
6 24 (20.69%) Scrum
7 21 (18.10%) Test Management
8 20 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (16.38%) System Testing
10 18 (15.52%) Automated Testing
11 16 (13.79%) E-Commerce
12 15 (12.93%) Performance Testing
12 15 (12.93%) Test Automation
13 14 (12.07%) Stress Testing
14 12 (10.34%) V-Model
14 12 (10.34%) iOS Development
15 11 (9.48%) Automation Testing
15 11 (9.48%) Release Management
15 11 (9.48%) OO
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.07%) SQL
2 20 (17.24%) C#
3 17 (14.66%) Java
4 10 (8.62%) C++
5 9 (7.76%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.76%) Objective-C
6 7 (6.03%) Ruby
7 5 (4.31%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.31%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.86%) C
10 1 (0.86%) VBScript
10 1 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (43.10%) ISEB
2 29 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 14 (12.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (11.21%) Degree
5 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.17%) HND
7 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (34.48%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.72%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) XenApp
3 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (12.93%) Oracle
2 5 (4.31%) HP
2 5 (4.31%) Telerik
3 4 (3.45%) VMware
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.72%) NetApp
5 2 (1.72%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.86%) Google
6 1 (0.86%) Compuware
6 1 (0.86%) Citrix
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