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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 114 124 113
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 42 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.36% 1.08% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.32% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 25
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -23.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £25,850 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £43,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+19.69% -2.94%
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
2621 2645 2317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.85% 81.48% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1709 1542
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +17 24 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Glasgow +19 8 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Aberdeen +1 4 £60,000 +108.69%
Dundee +10 3 £22,000 -42.85%
Stirling -12 1 - -
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 50 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.46%) Finance
2 30 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 29 (37.18%) Degree
3 29 (37.18%) QA
4 25 (32.05%) JavaScript
5 24 (30.77%) Scrum
6 22 (28.21%) Software Testing
7 21 (26.92%) Java
8 20 (25.64%) Web Services
8 20 (25.64%) Python
9 19 (24.36%) TDD
10 18 (23.08%) Selenium
10 18 (23.08%) Black-Box Testing
11 17 (21.79%) Mobile App
11 17 (21.79%) Banking
12 15 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (16.67%) ISEB
13 13 (16.67%) SQL
14 12 (15.38%) Windows
14 12 (15.38%) ISTQB
15 11 (14.10%) Telecoms
16 10 (12.82%) Oracle
16 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
17 9 (11.54%) Web Testing
17 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
17 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
18 8 (10.26%) Data Modelling
18 8 (10.26%) XML
18 8 (10.26%) MS Excel

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) LDAP
1 1 (1.28%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.28%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (23.08%) Selenium
2 6 (7.69%) Bugzilla
2 6 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (6.41%) JIRA
4 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.85%) FogBugz
5 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.85%) Ant
5 3 (3.85%) Maven
5 3 (3.85%) Subversion
6 2 (2.56%) JUnit
6 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.56%) Mockito
6 2 (2.56%) Clang
6 2 (2.56%) GCC
7 1 (1.28%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.28%) MSTest
General
1 30 (38.46%) Finance
2 17 (21.79%) Banking
3 11 (14.10%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.97%) Retail
5 5 (6.41%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.85%) Games
6 3 (3.85%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.85%) Private Banking
7 2 (2.56%) Marketing
7 2 (2.56%) Back Office
8 1 (1.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) QA Engineer
2 14 (17.95%) Tester
2 14 (17.95%) Analyst
3 11 (14.10%) Test Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) Test Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Consultant
7 5 (6.41%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Functional Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Agile Tester
9 3 (3.85%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.85%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Performance Tester
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.64%) Web Services
2 8 (10.26%) XML
3 6 (7.69%) WinForms
4 4 (5.13%) HTML
4 4 (5.13%) CSS
5 3 (3.85%) Dojo
5 3 (3.85%) jQuery
5 3 (3.85%) REST
5 3 (3.85%) J2EE
5 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.85%) Java SE
5 3 (3.85%) Java EE
5 3 (3.85%) Spring
6 2 (2.56%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.56%) DirectX
6 2 (2.56%) XSLT
6 2 (2.56%) JDBC
6 2 (2.56%) SOAP
6 2 (2.56%) Qt
6 2 (2.56%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.85%) Xbox
5 3 (3.85%) User Experience
5 3 (3.85%) EPoS
6 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.56%) Social Media
6 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.28%) Telematics
7 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) UNIX
3 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.85%) Android
4 2 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 24 (30.77%) Scrum
4 22 (28.21%) Software Testing
5 19 (24.36%) TDD
6 18 (23.08%) Black-Box Testing
7 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
8 9 (11.54%) Web Testing
9 8 (10.26%) Data Modelling
9 8 (10.26%) Automated Testing
9 8 (10.26%) Test Strategy
10 7 (8.97%) Test Management
10 7 (8.97%) Performance Testing
10 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.97%) Release Management
11 5 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.41%) Information Management
12 4 (5.13%) ERP
12 4 (5.13%) Business Process Improvement
12 4 (5.13%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) JavaScript
2 21 (26.92%) Java
3 20 (25.64%) Python
4 13 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (6.41%) Perl
5 5 (6.41%) Ruby
6 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.56%) C++
8 1 (1.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (37.18%) Degree
2 13 (16.67%) ISEB
3 12 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 6 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (37.18%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Oracle
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) VMware
4 3 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (2.56%) Perforce
5 2 (2.56%) Fidessa
5 2 (2.56%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.56%) thinkFolio
6 1 (1.28%) SAP
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