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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 213 200 206
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 18 59 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.84% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.98% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 18 41 36
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +24.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £39,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +14.70%
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
4812 6019 5619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.41% 85.66% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3985 5083 4676
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -14 9 £37,500 +5.63% 7
Merseyside -4 7 £40,000 +73.91%
Lancashire +17 6 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Cheshire +23 4 £29,000 +0.86% 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 44 (61.11%) Selenium
2 42 (58.33%) QA
3 39 (54.17%) Java
4 37 (51.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 37 (51.39%) QA Automation
5 33 (45.83%) Functional Testing
5 33 (45.83%) Test Scripting
6 30 (41.67%) C#
7 26 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (36.11%) Automated Testing
8 25 (34.72%) Degree
8 25 (34.72%) SQL
8 25 (34.72%) Test Automation
9 24 (33.33%) HP UFT
10 22 (30.56%) Web Services
11 21 (29.17%) HP
11 21 (29.17%) JIRA
12 20 (27.78%) Windows
13 18 (25.00%) Workflow
13 18 (25.00%) Finance
13 18 (25.00%) Defect Management
14 17 (23.61%) Computer Science
15 16 (22.22%) HND
15 16 (22.22%) Automation Testing
16 14 (19.44%) Software Testing
17 13 (18.06%) Manual Testing
18 12 (16.67%) ISTQB
18 12 (16.67%) Telerik
18 12 (16.67%) NUnit
18 12 (16.67%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Mingle
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) SAP SCM
2 1 (1.39%) Magento
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Broadband
1 1 (1.39%) DHCP
1 1 (1.39%) DNS
1 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (6.94%) SAP BI
1 5 (6.94%) SAP BW
2 3 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 44 (61.11%) Selenium
2 24 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 21 (29.17%) JIRA
4 12 (16.67%) NUnit
5 9 (12.50%) JUnit
5 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (9.72%) Cucumber
6 7 (9.72%) WebDriver
7 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
7 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.56%) SpecFlow
8 3 (4.17%) Appium
8 3 (4.17%) JMeter
9 2 (2.78%) CruiseControl
9 2 (2.78%) Gerrit
9 2 (2.78%) Ranorex
9 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.78%) WatiN
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Legal
2 3 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (45.83%) Analyst
2 30 (41.67%) Tester
3 26 (36.11%) QA Engineer
4 18 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 18 (25.00%) QA Tester
5 16 (22.22%) Test Analyst
6 15 (20.83%) Automation Engineer
6 15 (20.83%) QA Automation Engineer
7 10 (13.89%) QA Automation Tester
7 10 (13.89%) Test Engineer
8 9 (12.50%) QA Analyst
8 9 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
8 9 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
9 8 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 7 (9.72%) Selenium Tester
11 6 (8.33%) Automated Tester
11 6 (8.33%) Integration Analyst
11 6 (8.33%) Java Engineer
11 6 (8.33%) Lead Tester
12 4 (5.56%) Senior Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) Web Services
2 9 (12.50%) .NET
3 8 (11.11%) XML
4 3 (4.17%) SOAP
5 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.78%) JSON
5 2 (2.78%) Middleware
5 2 (2.78%) REST
5 2 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.50%) iPhone
3 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.94%) FMCG
5 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) QA Automation
1 37 (51.39%) User Acceptance Testing
2 33 (45.83%) Functional Testing
2 33 (45.83%) Test Scripting
3 26 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (36.11%) Automated Testing
4 25 (34.72%) Test Automation
5 18 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 18 (25.00%) Workflow
6 16 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 14 (19.44%) Software Testing
8 13 (18.06%) Manual Testing
9 12 (16.67%) Scrum
10 11 (15.28%) Performance Testing
10 11 (15.28%) Test Strategy
11 10 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
12 9 (12.50%) Code Coverage
12 9 (12.50%) High Availability
12 9 (12.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.17%) Java
2 30 (41.67%) C#
3 25 (34.72%) SQL
4 10 (13.89%) PHP
5 9 (12.50%) Python
5 9 (12.50%) Scala
6 6 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.94%) ABAP
8 4 (5.56%) Ruby
9 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (34.72%) Degree
2 16 (22.22%) HND
3 12 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (58.33%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) HP
2 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.67%) Telerik
3 5 (6.94%) SAP
4 1 (1.39%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Sage
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