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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 72 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 13 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.23% 0.91% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.14% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 2
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
802 964 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 76.02% 79.74% 72.64%
Number of salaries quoted 696 864 652
Average salary £36,000 £35,065 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,186 £55,000
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 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 1 October 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
Torfaen -1 6 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Newport +15 3 £34,000 +13.33%
Cardiff -7 2 £32,500 -2.25% 1
Regression Testing
Wales

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Scrum
2 18 (56.25%) Jenkins
3 17 (53.13%) Selenium
3 17 (53.13%) Java
4 15 (46.88%) TDD
5 14 (43.75%) Linux
5 14 (43.75%) Product Management
5 14 (43.75%) BDD
6 13 (40.63%) SQL
7 11 (34.38%) JUnit
7 11 (34.38%) JIRA
7 11 (34.38%) Automation Testing
7 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
8 10 (31.25%) Korn
8 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 10 (31.25%) HTTP
8 10 (31.25%) UNIX
9 9 (28.13%) C++
9 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
9 9 (28.13%) Cucumber
9 9 (28.13%) Android
9 9 (28.13%) Apple iOS
10 8 (25.00%) Test Management
10 8 (25.00%) Python
10 8 (25.00%) ISEB
10 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 8 (25.00%) Ruby
11 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 5 (15.63%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) uiautomator
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) HTTP
2 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.13%) SSL
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 17 (53.13%) Selenium
3 11 (34.38%) JUnit
3 11 (34.38%) JIRA
4 9 (28.13%) Cucumber
5 7 (21.88%) SoapUI
5 7 (21.88%) TestLink
6 5 (15.63%) Fiddler
7 4 (12.50%) JBehave
7 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
8 3 (9.38%) Maven
8 3 (9.38%) Spock
9 2 (6.25%) Robotium
9 2 (6.25%) Calabash
9 2 (6.25%) eggPlant
9 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
9 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
9 2 (6.25%) Subversion
9 2 (6.25%) CruiseControl
9 2 (6.25%) Ant
General
1 4 (12.50%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Automated Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Graduate
6 1 (3.13%) Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Junior
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) HTML
1 4 (12.50%) SOAP
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) JSON
3 1 (3.13%) RESTful
3 1 (3.13%) iOS SDK
3 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Client/Server
2 6 (18.75%) DTV
3 5 (15.63%) iPad
4 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
5 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.13%) Replication
6 1 (3.13%) Statistics
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) UNIX
3 9 (28.13%) Android
3 9 (28.13%) Apple iOS
4 7 (21.88%) Windows
5 5 (15.63%) CentOS
6 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Scrum
3 15 (46.88%) TDD
4 14 (43.75%) Product Management
4 14 (43.75%) BDD
5 11 (34.38%) Automation Testing
5 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
7 8 (25.00%) Test Management
8 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
10 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Bug Management
11 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
11 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 4 (12.50%) B2B
11 4 (12.50%) B2C
12 3 (9.38%) SOA
12 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
3 10 (31.25%) Korn
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 9 (28.13%) C++
5 8 (25.00%) Python
5 8 (25.00%) Ruby
6 7 (21.88%) C
6 7 (21.88%) Perl
7 6 (18.75%) Groovy
8 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.13%) C#
9 1 (3.13%) XQuery
9 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) T-Plan
3 4 (12.50%) Perforce
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Telerik
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