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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 181 191 209
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 73 48 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 0.72% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.88% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 46 41 44
Average salary £35,625 £25,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.70% -23.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £44,944
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
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
6063 5433 6355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.93% 81.00% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5217 4517 5597
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 December 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 December 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
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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 +11 51 £35,750 +43.00% 5
Cheshire +5 14 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Lancashire -9 6 £50,000 +96.07% 1
Merseyside +9 1 - -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 81 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (41.54%) SQL
3 52 (40.00%) Finance
4 51 (39.23%) QA
4 51 (39.23%) Test Scripting
5 47 (36.15%) Selenium
6 43 (33.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 42 (32.31%) Software Testing
8 41 (31.54%) ISEB
8 41 (31.54%) Integration Testing
9 38 (29.23%) .NET
10 32 (24.62%) Test Management
11 27 (20.77%) XML
11 27 (20.77%) TDD
11 27 (20.77%) Automated Testing
11 27 (20.77%) ISTQB
12 26 (20.00%) Manual Testing
13 25 (19.23%) Scrum
13 25 (19.23%) JIRA
14 24 (18.46%) Oracle
15 22 (16.92%) Retail
15 22 (16.92%) System Testing
15 22 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
16 21 (16.15%) C#
16 21 (16.15%) Java
17 20 (15.38%) Test Automation
18 18 (13.85%) Performance Testing
19 17 (13.08%) Automation Testing
20 16 (12.31%) Web Services
20 16 (12.31%) Stress Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Spreadsheet
1 3 (2.31%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (6.92%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (6.15%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (6.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (6.15%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (6.15%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (6.15%) Oracle Cash Management
3 8 (6.15%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (4.62%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.77%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.85%) LAN
1 5 (3.85%) WAN
2 4 (3.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 47 (36.15%) Selenium
2 25 (19.23%) JIRA
3 22 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (11.54%) WebDriver
4 15 (11.54%) Cucumber
5 12 (9.23%) WatiN
5 12 (9.23%) TeamCity
5 12 (9.23%) Jenkins
6 9 (6.92%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (6.15%) Xcode
7 8 (6.15%) SpecFlow
8 7 (5.38%) SoapUI
8 7 (5.38%) CruiseControl
8 7 (5.38%) LoadRunner
9 6 (4.62%) QAComplete
10 5 (3.85%) Hudson
11 4 (3.08%) Git (software)
11 4 (3.08%) WATIR
12 3 (2.31%) Subversion
13 2 (1.54%) SilkPerformer
General
1 52 (40.00%) Finance
2 22 (16.92%) Retail
3 8 (6.15%) Publishing
4 4 (3.08%) Electronics
5 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Advertising
6 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (46.92%) Analyst
2 56 (43.08%) Test Analyst
3 32 (24.62%) Tester
4 11 (8.46%) QA Analyst
5 9 (6.92%) Developer
5 9 (6.92%) Test Manager
5 9 (6.92%) Software Tester
5 9 (6.92%) Agile Test Analyst
5 9 (6.92%) iOS Developer
6 8 (6.15%) Selenium Tester
6 8 (6.15%) QA Manager
6 8 (6.15%) Oracle Analyst
6 8 (6.15%) QA Tester
7 5 (3.85%) Performance Test Analyst
7 5 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
7 5 (3.85%) Test Leader
8 4 (3.08%) Automated Tester
8 4 (3.08%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (3.08%) Junior Analyst
8 4 (3.08%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.23%) .NET
2 27 (20.77%) XML
3 16 (12.31%) Web Services
4 12 (9.23%) JSON
5 10 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 10 (7.69%) SOAP
6 8 (6.15%) RESTful
7 6 (4.62%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (4.62%) Cocoa
7 6 (4.62%) iOS SDK
7 6 (4.62%) Cocoa Touch
7 6 (4.62%) UIKit
8 5 (3.85%) HTML
9 4 (3.08%) XSLT
9 4 (3.08%) Gherkin
10 3 (2.31%) REST
11 1 (0.77%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.77%) J2EE
11 1 (0.77%) CSS
11 1 (0.77%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 8 (6.15%) iPhone
4 4 (3.08%) Device Driver
4 4 (3.08%) Replication
5 3 (2.31%) iPad
5 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.54%) Statistics
7 1 (0.77%) Open Source
7 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.77%) User Experience
7 1 (0.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.69%) Windows
1 10 (7.69%) Android
2 9 (6.92%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.38%) Windows 7
4 7 (5.38%) Linux
4 7 (5.38%) Windows XP
4 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.31%) UNIX
6 2 (1.54%) Solaris
7 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (39.23%) Test Scripting
3 43 (33.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 42 (32.31%) Software Testing
5 41 (31.54%) Integration Testing
6 32 (24.62%) Test Management
7 27 (20.77%) Automated Testing
7 27 (20.77%) TDD
8 26 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 25 (19.23%) Scrum
10 22 (16.92%) System Testing
11 20 (15.38%) Test Automation
12 18 (13.85%) Performance Testing
13 17 (13.08%) Automation Testing
14 16 (12.31%) Stress Testing
15 15 (11.54%) BDD
15 15 (11.54%) Functional Testing
16 14 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (9.23%) E-Commerce
17 12 (9.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.54%) SQL
2 21 (16.15%) C#
2 21 (16.15%) Java
3 12 (9.23%) PL/SQL
4 9 (6.92%) C++
5 6 (4.62%) Objective-C
6 5 (3.85%) Ruby
6 5 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (31.54%) ISEB
2 27 (20.77%) ISTQB
3 12 (9.23%) Degree
3 12 (9.23%) HND
4 8 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (39.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.54%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (18.46%) Oracle
2 12 (9.23%) Telerik
3 4 (3.08%) HP
4 3 (2.31%) VMware
5 2 (1.54%) Fujitsu
5 2 (1.54%) NetApp
6 1 (0.77%) SAP
6 1 (0.77%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.77%) Capita
6 1 (0.77%) Google
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