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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
England / North West
Rank 161 202 182
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -20
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 85 35 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.44% 0.64% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.73% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 76 32 47
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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
5239 4766 5884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.74% 87.59% 86.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4383 3961 5041
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +26 64 £42,500 +21.42% 8
Lancashire -9 9 £31,250 -19.35%
Cheshire +19 8 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Merseyside -13 4 £34,712 -13.22%
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 99 (62.66%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (44.30%) Test Scripting
3 58 (36.71%) QA
4 54 (34.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 47 (29.75%) ISEB
6 42 (26.58%) Automated Testing
7 36 (22.78%) Software Testing
8 34 (21.52%) Selenium
9 33 (20.89%) JIRA
10 31 (19.62%) Test Automation
11 29 (18.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (17.72%) SDLC
12 28 (17.72%) .NET
13 26 (16.46%) SAP
14 25 (15.82%) SQL
14 25 (15.82%) Manual Testing
15 24 (15.19%) Data Conversion
15 24 (15.19%) BDD
15 24 (15.19%) Defect Management
16 23 (14.56%) Cucumber
16 23 (14.56%) ISTQB
17 22 (13.92%) Test Strategy
18 21 (13.29%) System Testing
18 21 (13.29%) TDD
18 21 (13.29%) C#
19 19 (12.03%) Scrum
20 18 (11.39%) Java
20 18 (11.39%) Integration Testing
21 16 (10.13%) Finance
22 15 (9.49%) Refactoring

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.90%) CMS
2 2 (1.27%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) MS Office
2 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (6.33%) SAP CO
1 10 (6.33%) SAP FI
1 10 (6.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.90%) SAP WM
4 2 (1.27%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.27%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) Internet
2 5 (3.16%) DNS
2 5 (3.16%) SMTP
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.23%) MySQL
3 11 (6.96%) SAP BW
4 9 (5.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 4 (2.53%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.27%) Big Data
6 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (21.52%) Selenium
2 33 (20.89%) JIRA
3 23 (14.56%) Cucumber
4 12 (7.59%) SpecFlow
5 9 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (5.70%) TestComplete
6 8 (5.06%) SoapUI
7 7 (4.43%) WebDriver
8 5 (3.16%) JUnit
9 4 (2.53%) HP UFT
9 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (2.53%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.90%) NUnit
11 2 (1.27%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.27%) Toad
12 1 (0.63%) Hudson
12 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (10.13%) Finance
2 2 (1.27%) Electronics
2 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.27%) Marketing
2 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.63%) Banking
3 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 65 (41.14%) Tester
2 54 (34.18%) Analyst
3 41 (25.95%) Test Analyst
4 26 (16.46%) Software Tester
5 21 (13.29%) Developer
6 20 (12.66%) Senior Tester
7 18 (11.39%) Test Leader
8 16 (10.13%) QA Engineer
9 15 (9.49%) QA Automation Engineer
9 15 (9.49%) Test Manager
10 14 (8.86%) Automation Tester
10 14 (8.86%) SAP Developer
10 14 (8.86%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (8.86%) Senior Test Analyst
11 13 (8.23%) Lead Test Analyst
11 13 (8.23%) Lead Tester
11 13 (8.23%) Test Engineer
12 10 (6.33%) SAP Analyst
13 9 (5.70%) SAP BW Developer
13 9 (5.70%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.72%) .NET
2 14 (8.86%) Web Services
3 13 (8.23%) .NET Framework
4 11 (6.96%) Gherkin
5 10 (6.33%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.06%) SOAP
7 5 (3.16%) XML
8 4 (2.53%) jQuery
9 2 (1.27%) Akka
9 2 (1.27%) Behat
9 2 (1.27%) LAMP
9 2 (1.27%) WCF
9 2 (1.27%) WSDL
9 2 (1.27%) XSD
10 1 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.19%) Data Conversion
2 7 (4.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.16%) iPad
3 5 (3.16%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.16%) Replication
4 4 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.53%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.90%) User Experience
6 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.27%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.59%) Windows
2 9 (5.70%) Linux
3 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.16%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.53%) Android
5 4 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (62.66%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (44.30%) Test Scripting
3 54 (34.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 42 (26.58%) Automated Testing
5 36 (22.78%) Software Testing
6 31 (19.62%) Test Automation
7 29 (18.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (17.72%) SDLC
9 25 (15.82%) Manual Testing
10 24 (15.19%) BDD
10 24 (15.19%) Defect Management
11 22 (13.92%) Test Strategy
12 21 (13.29%) System Testing
12 21 (13.29%) TDD
13 19 (12.03%) Scrum
14 18 (11.39%) Integration Testing
15 15 (9.49%) Exploratory Testing
15 15 (9.49%) OO
15 15 (9.49%) Refactoring
15 15 (9.49%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.82%) SQL
2 21 (13.29%) C#
3 18 (11.39%) Java
4 12 (7.59%) Ruby
5 11 (6.96%) PHP
6 9 (5.70%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.80%) C++
8 5 (3.16%) Python
9 4 (2.53%) VBScript
10 3 (1.90%) C
10 3 (1.90%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.27%) ABAP
11 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (29.75%) ISEB
2 23 (14.56%) ISTQB
3 14 (8.86%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.43%) Degree
5 5 (3.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (36.71%) QA
2 5 (3.16%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (3.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (16.46%) SAP
2 13 (8.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.23%) Oracle
3 5 (3.16%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.27%) HP
5 1 (0.63%) Google
5 1 (0.63%) TOWER Software
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