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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 207 211 216
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 55 37 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.54% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.68% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 41
Average salary £30,750 £25,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
6197 5414 5838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.87% 79.30% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5042 4584 5021
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 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Cheshire +4 26 £29,500 +18.00% 1
Manchester +2 25 £35,750 +34.90% 7
Merseyside +6 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Lancashire -10 1 £31,500 +18.86% 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 71 (68.27%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (53.85%) ISEB
3 48 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 32 (30.77%) Finance
5 29 (27.88%) SQL
5 29 (27.88%) QA
6 28 (26.92%) Test Scripting
6 28 (26.92%) Manual Testing
7 27 (25.96%) .NET
8 26 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (24.04%) Windows
9 25 (24.04%) ISTQB
10 23 (22.12%) TDD
11 22 (21.15%) Selenium
11 22 (21.15%) System Testing
11 22 (21.15%) Integration Testing
12 20 (19.23%) Scrum
12 20 (19.23%) C#
13 19 (18.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 17 (16.35%) E-Commerce
15 16 (15.38%) XML
15 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
15 16 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (15.38%) Degree
16 15 (14.42%) Web Services
17 14 (13.46%) V-Model
18 13 (12.50%) Test Automation
18 13 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
18 13 (12.50%) JSON
18 13 (12.50%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (2.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) LAN
1 5 (4.81%) WAN
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.96%) MySQL
3 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (21.15%) Selenium
3 13 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (11.54%) Xcode
5 11 (10.58%) Cucumber
5 11 (10.58%) JIRA
6 9 (8.65%) WebDriver
7 7 (6.73%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.88%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.88%) CruiseControl
8 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.92%) SilkPerformer
9 2 (1.92%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.96%) TestPartner
10 1 (0.96%) WATIR
10 1 (0.96%) FitNesse
General
1 32 (30.77%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Retail
3 6 (5.77%) Publishing
4 4 (3.85%) Legal
5 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.92%) Billing
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (50.00%) Analyst
2 36 (34.62%) Test Analyst
3 28 (26.92%) Tester
4 24 (23.08%) Software Tester
5 12 (11.54%) Developer
5 12 (11.54%) iOS Developer
6 7 (6.73%) QA Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) QA Manager
7 6 (5.77%) QA Tester
7 6 (5.77%) Agile Test Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Development Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Senior Development Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Junior Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Performance Test Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Junior Test Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Software Test Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Performance Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Junior
9 4 (3.85%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.96%) .NET
2 16 (15.38%) XML
3 15 (14.42%) Web Services
4 13 (12.50%) JSON
5 12 (11.54%) Cocoa
5 12 (11.54%) RESTful
5 12 (11.54%) Cocoa Touch
5 12 (11.54%) UIKit
5 12 (11.54%) iOS SDK
6 11 (10.58%) HTML
7 10 (9.62%) .NET Framework
8 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET
9 7 (6.73%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (1.92%) Gherkin
11 1 (0.96%) HTML5
11 1 (0.96%) Java EE
11 1 (0.96%) jQuery
11 1 (0.96%) CSS
11 1 (0.96%) J2EE
11 1 (0.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Mobile App
1 9 (8.65%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.77%) Mathematics
2 6 (5.77%) iPhone
3 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.96%) User Experience
5 1 (0.96%) Open Source
5 1 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.04%) Windows
2 16 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (11.54%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.73%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.73%) Windows XP
5 6 (5.77%) Android
6 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.88%) Linux
7 2 (1.92%) UNIX
7 2 (1.92%) Solaris
8 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (68.27%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (46.15%) Software Testing
3 28 (26.92%) Test Scripting
3 28 (26.92%) Manual Testing
4 23 (22.12%) TDD
5 22 (21.15%) System Testing
5 22 (21.15%) Integration Testing
6 20 (19.23%) Scrum
7 17 (16.35%) E-Commerce
8 14 (13.46%) V-Model
9 13 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 13 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 12 (11.54%) Performance Testing
10 12 (11.54%) OO
10 12 (11.54%) iOS Development
11 11 (10.58%) Stress Testing
11 11 (10.58%) Release Management
12 10 (9.62%) Automation Testing
13 9 (8.65%) Web Testing
13 9 (8.65%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.88%) SQL
2 20 (19.23%) C#
3 12 (11.54%) Objective-C
3 12 (11.54%) Java
4 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.58%) C++
5 9 (8.65%) VB.NET
6 8 (7.69%) Ruby
7 5 (4.81%) C
7 5 (4.81%) VBScript
8 4 (3.85%) Perl
8 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.92%) Python
10 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (53.85%) ISEB
2 25 (24.04%) ISTQB
3 19 (18.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (15.38%) Degree
5 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.81%) HND
7 1 (0.96%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (27.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.81%) XenApp
2 5 (4.81%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.92%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (10.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.62%) Oracle
3 7 (6.73%) VMware
4 6 (5.77%) HP
5 5 (4.81%) Citrix
6 2 (1.92%) SAP
6 2 (1.92%) Compuware
6 2 (1.92%) NetApp
6 2 (1.92%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.96%) Google
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bens + flexi
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
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