The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 116 133 128
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 39 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 1.01% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.25% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 18
Average salary £42,500 £39,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.28% -25.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £22,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
Regression Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2615 2649 2443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.01% 80.98% 79.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1734 1674 1695
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Regression Testing Salary Trend in Scotland

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Regression Testing Salary Histogram in Scotland

Regression Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Edinburgh +8 26 £40,000 - 6
Glasgow - 6 £35,000 - 1
Aberdeen +9 4 £60,000 +108.69%
Stirling -12 2 - -
Regression Testing
UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.73%) Finance
3 26 (35.62%) QA
4 25 (34.25%) Degree
5 24 (32.88%) Test Scripting
6 22 (30.14%) Software Testing
7 20 (27.40%) JavaScript
7 20 (27.40%) Selenium
8 18 (24.66%) Scrum
9 17 (23.29%) Java
9 17 (23.29%) ISEB
9 17 (23.29%) Mobile App
10 16 (21.92%) Python
10 16 (21.92%) Banking
10 16 (21.92%) ISTQB
11 15 (20.55%) TDD
12 14 (19.18%) Web Services
12 14 (19.18%) Black-Box Testing
13 13 (17.81%) SQL
13 13 (17.81%) Windows
14 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
15 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
15 11 (15.07%) Web Testing
16 10 (13.70%) Oracle
16 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
16 10 (13.70%) Test Management
17 9 (12.33%) XML
17 9 (12.33%) Test Automation
17 9 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
18 8 (10.96%) Data Modelling

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (2.74%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.37%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Selenium
2 8 (10.96%) Bugzilla
3 7 (9.59%) JIRA
4 6 (8.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.85%) Ant
5 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.85%) FogBugz
6 3 (4.11%) JUnit
6 3 (4.11%) Subversion
6 3 (4.11%) Maven
7 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.74%) Mockito
8 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.37%) GCC
8 1 (1.37%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.37%) MSTest
8 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (39.73%) Finance
2 16 (21.92%) Banking
3 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
4 7 (9.59%) Retail
5 5 (6.85%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.48%) Back Office
7 3 (4.11%) Games
7 3 (4.11%) Retail Banking
7 3 (4.11%) Private Banking
8 2 (2.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Analyst
1 16 (21.92%) QA Engineer
2 13 (17.81%) Test Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) Tester
4 10 (13.70%) Test Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Test Leader
8 4 (5.48%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Performance Tester
9 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.11%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) Web Services
2 9 (12.33%) XML
3 6 (8.22%) WinForms
4 4 (5.48%) HTML
4 4 (5.48%) CSS
5 3 (4.11%) Spring
5 3 (4.11%) Java SE
5 3 (4.11%) Java EE
5 3 (4.11%) J2EE
5 3 (4.11%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.11%) Dojo
5 3 (4.11%) jQuery
6 2 (2.74%) REST
6 2 (2.74%) Spring MVC
6 2 (2.74%) Spring Security
6 2 (2.74%) JSON
6 2 (2.74%) JDBC
6 2 (2.74%) SOAP
6 2 (2.74%) .NET
6 2 (2.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.85%) EPoS
3 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.11%) User Experience
5 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.74%) Social Media
5 2 (2.74%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) UNIX
3 2 (2.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.88%) Test Scripting
3 22 (30.14%) Software Testing
4 18 (24.66%) Scrum
5 15 (20.55%) TDD
6 14 (19.18%) Black-Box Testing
7 11 (15.07%) Web Testing
8 10 (13.70%) Test Management
9 9 (12.33%) Test Automation
10 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (10.96%) Test Strategy
10 8 (10.96%) Automated Testing
10 8 (10.96%) Release Management
10 8 (10.96%) Data Modelling
11 7 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (8.22%) Performance Testing
13 5 (6.85%) Integration Testing
13 5 (6.85%) User Stories
13 5 (6.85%) Test Planning
13 5 (6.85%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.40%) JavaScript
2 17 (23.29%) Java
3 16 (21.92%) Python
4 13 (17.81%) SQL
5 7 (9.59%) Ruby
5 7 (9.59%) Perl
6 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.11%) PHP
7 3 (4.11%) C++
8 2 (2.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (34.25%) Degree
2 17 (23.29%) ISEB
3 16 (21.92%) ISTQB
4 8 (10.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (35.62%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (6.85%) Puppet
1 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.70%) Oracle
3 7 (9.59%) VMware
4 3 (4.11%) HP
5 2 (2.74%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.74%) Perforce
5 2 (2.74%) thinkFolio
5 2 (2.74%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.37%) SAP
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