The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 88 69 83
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 11 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.93% 2.08% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 2.56% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 1
Average salary £34,000 £26,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.30% +6.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £32,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.70%
Regression Testing
Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
935 743 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 79.10% 81.20% 71.90%
Number of salaries quoted 835 648 575
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Regression Testing Salary Trend in South Wales

Regression Testing
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
Torfaen -7 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Cardiff -14 4 £32,500 +22.64%
Newport -3 1 £34,000 -
Regression Testing
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Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Linux
3 15 (60.00%) Korn
3 15 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (56.00%) TDD
4 14 (56.00%) Scrum
4 14 (56.00%) BDD
4 14 (56.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (52.00%) Red Hat
5 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (52.00%) Perl
6 12 (48.00%) Python
6 12 (48.00%) Bug Management
7 11 (44.00%) C++
7 11 (44.00%) DTV
7 11 (44.00%) JIRA
7 11 (44.00%) Test Management
7 11 (44.00%) Confluence
7 11 (44.00%) Product Management
7 11 (44.00%) CentOS
8 10 (40.00%) HTTP
8 10 (40.00%) TestLink
9 9 (36.00%) Java
9 9 (36.00%) Selenium
10 8 (32.00%) Ruby
10 8 (32.00%) JUnit
10 8 (32.00%) Client/Server
10 8 (32.00%) Cucumber
11 7 (28.00%) JavaScript

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (44.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (40.00%) HTTP
3 6 (24.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (8.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (44.00%) JIRA
3 10 (40.00%) TestLink
4 9 (36.00%) Selenium
5 8 (32.00%) JUnit
5 8 (32.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (24.00%) Fiddler
7 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
7 2 (8.00%) Xcode
7 2 (8.00%) Subversion
8 1 (4.00%) JMeter
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Test Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) DTV
2 8 (32.00%) Client/Server
3 6 (24.00%) User Experience
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) Statistics
5 1 (4.00%) iPad
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) CentOS
3 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (24.00%) UNIX
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
5 3 (12.00%) Android
5 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) TDD
2 14 (56.00%) Scrum
2 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (56.00%) BDD
3 12 (48.00%) Bug Management
4 11 (44.00%) Product Management
4 11 (44.00%) Test Management
5 6 (24.00%) User Stories
5 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Cyber Security
7 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.00%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
9 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Korn
1 15 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 13 (52.00%) Perl
3 12 (48.00%) Python
4 11 (44.00%) C++
5 9 (36.00%) Java
6 8 (32.00%) Ruby
7 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (24.00%) C
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (16.00%) Objective-C
11 3 (12.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.00%) Perforce
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle