The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 134 135 110
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 3 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.13% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.18% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 16
Average salary £43,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,706 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +6.06%
Regression Testing
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1869 1675 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 74.28% 72.01% 76.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1300 1337
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Reading region.

Regression Testing Salary Trend in Reading

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Regression Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 6 (42.86%) Retail
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
2 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (35.71%) Test Management
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 4 (28.57%) QA
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) TestDirector
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Software Distribution
3 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Opsview
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) LoadUI
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) SoapUI

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.14%) DataStage
1 1 (7.14%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
1 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
2 4 (28.57%) TestDirector
3 3 (21.43%) LoadUI
3 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) jMock
4 2 (14.29%) JMeter
4 2 (14.29%) JUnit
4 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 2 (14.29%) MSTest
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (7.14%) eggPlant
5 1 (7.14%) Toad
5 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Test Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Graduate
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Trainee Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Trainee
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) JMS
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Test Management
1 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 4 (28.57%) System Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Software Distribution
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (28.57%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Fujitsu
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) HP