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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 201 188 213
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +25
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 54 58 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 0.99% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.14% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 29 58 12
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +95.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £30,000 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +14.70%
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
4987 5100 4540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.58% 86.62% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4144 4299 3844
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Dorset +12 14 - -
Gloucestershire -2 13 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Bristol +1 10 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Wiltshire +4 7 £35,000 -21.34% 2
Somerset -4 5 £30,000 -22.07%
Devon -9 1 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 51 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 50 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (43.14%) SQL
4 43 (42.16%) ISEB
5 37 (36.27%) XML
5 37 (36.27%) QA
5 37 (36.27%) System Testing
6 36 (35.29%) Functional Testing
7 35 (34.31%) Finance
8 31 (30.39%) Software Testing
9 30 (29.41%) ISTQB
10 29 (28.43%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (26.47%) Test Automation
12 25 (24.51%) Test Management
12 25 (24.51%) Test Scripting
13 24 (23.53%) Unix
13 24 (23.53%) .NET
13 24 (23.53%) HP
14 23 (22.55%) Asset Management
15 22 (21.57%) Citrix
15 22 (21.57%) Windows
16 21 (20.59%) Oracle
16 21 (20.59%) Java
16 21 (20.59%) Configuration Management
16 21 (20.59%) Banking
16 21 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
16 21 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 20 (19.61%) Waterfall
17 20 (19.61%) Active Directory
18 19 (18.63%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 17 (16.67%) MQSeries
2 14 (13.73%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.86%) CMS
3 7 (6.86%) Kentico
3 7 (6.86%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (6.86%) Sitefinity
3 7 (6.86%) Umbraco
3 7 (6.86%) WordPress
4 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (16.67%) Temenos T24
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.98%) 2G
3 1 (0.98%) 3G
3 1 (0.98%) 4G
3 1 (0.98%) DVB
3 1 (0.98%) TETRA
3 1 (0.98%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (7.84%) OLTP
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (9.80%) JIRA
2 8 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.86%) ClearQuest
4 6 (5.88%) Selenium
4 6 (5.88%) Subversion
4 6 (5.88%) TestDirector
5 5 (4.90%) HP UFT
6 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.94%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.94%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.96%) NUnit
8 2 (1.96%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.98%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.98%) Hudson
9 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.98%) JUnit
9 1 (0.98%) Redmine
9 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.98%) WinRunner
General
1 35 (34.31%) Finance
2 21 (20.59%) Banking
3 9 (8.82%) Investment Banking
4 8 (7.84%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.92%) Electronics
6 4 (3.92%) Marketing
6 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.94%) Back Office
7 3 (2.94%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (39.22%) Analyst
1 40 (39.22%) Test Analyst
2 27 (26.47%) Test Engineer
3 14 (13.73%) Administrator
3 14 (13.73%) IT Administrator
4 13 (12.75%) Test Leader
5 10 (9.80%) Windows Administrator
6 9 (8.82%) Middleware Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Developer
7 8 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (7.84%) Senior Test Analyst
7 8 (7.84%) Team Leader
8 6 (5.88%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Functional Test Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Lead Test Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Software Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Software Test Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (36.27%) XML
2 24 (23.53%) .NET
3 19 (18.63%) Middleware
4 18 (17.65%) HTML
5 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET
6 8 (7.84%) .NET Framework
6 8 (7.84%) DHTML
6 8 (7.84%) DOM
7 7 (6.86%) CSS
7 7 (6.86%) XHTML
7 7 (6.86%) XSL
8 4 (3.92%) J2EE
9 2 (1.96%) Web Services
10 1 (0.98%) Java EE
10 1 (0.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.84%) Client/Server
2 8 (7.84%) W3C
3 7 (6.86%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.92%) PMI
5 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.94%) User Experience
6 1 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.98%) Handset
6 1 (0.98%) Replication
6 1 (0.98%) STB
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.53%) Unix
2 22 (21.57%) Windows
3 14 (13.73%) Windows 7
3 14 (13.73%) Windows Server
3 14 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.84%) Linux
5 5 (4.90%) Android
6 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 50 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (36.27%) System Testing
4 36 (35.29%) Functional Testing
5 31 (30.39%) Software Testing
6 27 (26.47%) Test Automation
7 25 (24.51%) Test Management
7 25 (24.51%) Test Scripting
8 23 (22.55%) Asset Management
9 21 (20.59%) Configuration Management
10 20 (19.61%) Waterfall
11 19 (18.63%) Automation Testing
12 18 (17.65%) Data Management
13 16 (15.69%) Defect Management
13 16 (15.69%) Integration Testing
14 15 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (13.73%) Automated Testing
16 13 (12.75%) Project Management
17 12 (11.76%) SOA
17 12 (11.76%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 44 (43.14%) SQL
2 21 (20.59%) Java
3 18 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.73%) PowerShell
5 13 (12.75%) C#
6 12 (11.76%) XPath
7 11 (10.78%) C
8 8 (7.84%) Python
9 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.92%) C++
9 4 (3.92%) Perl
9 4 (3.92%) VB
10 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (42.16%) ISEB
2 30 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 21 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (15.69%) Security Cleared
5 15 (14.71%) DV Cleared
6 13 (12.75%) Degree
7 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (3.92%) PhD
9 4 (3.92%) PMI Certification
10 3 (2.94%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (36.27%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) JTAG
3 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.84%) vSphere
3 2 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (13.73%) McAfee ePO
2 14 (13.73%) Nagios
2 14 (13.73%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (23.53%) HP
2 22 (21.57%) Citrix
3 21 (20.59%) Oracle
4 17 (16.67%) Green Hat
4 17 (16.67%) IBM
4 17 (16.67%) webMethods
5 14 (13.73%) Dell KACE
5 14 (13.73%) McAfee
5 14 (13.73%) NetApp
6 8 (7.84%) Remedy
6 8 (7.84%) Sybase
6 8 (7.84%) VMware
7 7 (6.86%) Sitecore
8 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.92%) SAP
10 1 (0.98%) EMC
10 1 (0.98%) Thunderhead
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