The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 203 223 205
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 30 20 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.34% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.40% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 34
Median salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £30,400 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £57,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Regression Testing
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4541 4976 5214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.69% 85.25% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3813 4150 4320
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Regression Testing Salary Trend in the South West

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Regression Testing Salary Histogram in the South West

Regression Testing
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +14 8 £37,500 +17.18% 1
Somerset -5 8 £37,500 -29.24% 2
Bristol +8 5 £45,000 +22.44% 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £48,000 -
Devon +6 2 £36,250 +55.91%
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 56 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (41.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 37 (40.66%) Test Scripting
3 37 (40.66%) System Testing
4 30 (32.97%) ISEB
5 29 (31.87%) Finance
5 29 (31.87%) QA
6 28 (30.77%) Functional Testing
7 26 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 26 (28.57%) ISTQB
8 25 (27.47%) SQL
9 24 (26.37%) XML
10 22 (24.18%) Unix
11 20 (21.98%) Java
11 20 (21.98%) Automated Testing
11 20 (21.98%) Manual Testing
11 20 (21.98%) Waterfall
12 19 (20.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (20.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 18 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (19.78%) Test Automation
13 18 (19.78%) DV Cleared
13 18 (19.78%) Security Cleared
13 18 (19.78%) HP
14 17 (18.68%) Asset Management
15 15 (16.48%) Oracle
16 14 (15.38%) Configuration Management
16 14 (15.38%) Scrum
16 14 (15.38%) Selenium
16 14 (15.38%) Degree

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.99%) MQSeries
2 8 (8.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.20%) Node.js
4 1 (1.10%) CMS
4 1 (1.10%) Kentico
4 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.10%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Mingle
2 6 (6.59%) MS Office
3 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Temenos T24
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) DVB
2 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.49%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.10%) Big Data
4 1 (1.10%) OLTP
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (20.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (15.38%) Selenium
3 12 (13.19%) Visual Studio
4 10 (10.99%) JIRA
5 9 (9.89%) WebDriver
6 8 (8.79%) Cucumber
7 7 (7.69%) JMeter
8 6 (6.59%) SoapUI
9 5 (5.49%) ClearQuest
10 4 (4.40%) NUnit
11 3 (3.30%) Bower
11 3 (3.30%) NuGet
11 3 (3.30%) Selenium IDE
11 3 (3.30%) TestDirector
12 2 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
12 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
12 2 (2.20%) Grunt
13 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
13 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (31.87%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Banking
3 9 (9.89%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Electronics
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (45.05%) Test Engineer
2 27 (29.67%) Analyst
3 24 (26.37%) Test Analyst
4 11 (12.09%) Software Test Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Test Leader
6 9 (9.89%) Middleware Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Administrator
7 8 (8.79%) IT Administrator
7 8 (8.79%) Tester
8 7 (7.69%) Developer
8 7 (7.69%) Software Tester
9 5 (5.49%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Agile Tester
10 4 (4.40%) IT Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Senior Tester
10 4 (4.40%) Windows Administrator
11 3 (3.30%) Business Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.37%) XML
2 11 (12.09%) .NET
2 11 (12.09%) Middleware
3 8 (8.79%) J2EE
4 7 (7.69%) HTML
5 4 (4.40%) Web Services
6 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.20%) ActiveX
7 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.20%) NHibernate
7 2 (2.20%) OpenLayers
8 1 (1.10%) CSS
8 1 (1.10%) DHTML
8 1 (1.10%) DHTMLX
8 1 (1.10%) DOM
8 1 (1.10%) SOAP
8 1 (1.10%) XHTML
8 1 (1.10%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.40%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.40%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) Replication
4 1 (1.10%) STB
4 1 (1.10%) User Experience
4 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.10%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.18%) Unix
2 13 (14.29%) Windows
3 8 (8.79%) Android
3 8 (8.79%) Apple iOS
3 8 (8.79%) Linux
3 8 (8.79%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.79%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (41.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 37 (40.66%) System Testing
3 37 (40.66%) Test Scripting
4 28 (30.77%) Functional Testing
5 26 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 20 (21.98%) Automated Testing
6 20 (21.98%) Manual Testing
6 20 (21.98%) Waterfall
7 18 (19.78%) Test Automation
8 17 (18.68%) Asset Management
9 14 (15.38%) Configuration Management
9 14 (15.38%) Scrum
10 13 (14.29%) Automation Testing
11 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (10.99%) Data Management
12 10 (10.99%) Integration Testing
12 10 (10.99%) Technical Analysis
12 10 (10.99%) Test Management
13 9 (9.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.47%) SQL
2 20 (21.98%) Java
3 12 (13.19%) Python
4 10 (10.99%) C++
4 10 (10.99%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.89%) C
6 8 (8.79%) C#
6 8 (8.79%) Perl
6 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
6 8 (8.79%) VB
7 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.20%) XPath
9 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (32.97%) ISEB
2 26 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 19 (20.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (19.78%) DV Cleared
4 18 (19.78%) Security Cleared
5 14 (15.38%) Degree
6 8 (8.79%) PhD
7 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (31.87%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (8.79%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (8.79%) Nagios
2 8 (8.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (19.78%) HP
2 15 (16.48%) Oracle
3 13 (14.29%) Citrix
4 10 (10.99%) Green Hat
4 10 (10.99%) IBM
4 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.99%) webMethods
5 8 (8.79%) Dell KACE
5 8 (8.79%) Intel Security
5 8 (8.79%) NetApp
6 5 (5.49%) Remedy
6 5 (5.49%) SAP
6 5 (5.49%) Sybase
6 5 (5.49%) VMware
7 2 (2.20%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.20%) Rally
8 1 (1.10%) Sitecore
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