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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 133 133 116
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 7 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.13% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.18% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 17
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1930 1672 1518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 77.17% 74.44% 75.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1307 1272
Average salary £51,500 £46,253 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.34% +1.65%
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Retail
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 6 (37.50%) Degree
3 6 (37.50%) QA
3 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) SAP
3 6 (37.50%) SOAP
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (37.50%) ISEB
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) BDD
3 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 6 (37.50%) LoadUI
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Opsview
4 4 (25.00%) Software Distribution
4 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (25.00%) eggPlant
4 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (25.00%) WebDriver

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 2 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 2 (12.50%) SAP FI-GL
1 2 (12.50%) SAP FSCM
1 2 (12.50%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SAP BW
1 4 (25.00%) DataStage
1 4 (25.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
1 6 (37.50%) LoadUI
2 4 (25.00%) eggPlant
2 4 (25.00%) Toad
2 4 (25.00%) TestDirector
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) jMock
3 2 (12.50%) JMeter
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Electronics
3 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Graduate
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Test Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Trainee Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Trainee
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) SOAP
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) JMS
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (37.50%) BDD
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Test Management
4 4 (25.00%) System Testing
4 4 (25.00%) OOP
4 4 (25.00%) CRM
4 4 (25.00%) ETL
4 4 (25.00%) Software Distribution
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) CCA
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (25.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Fujitsu