The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 204 199 201
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 24 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.43% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 21
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +22.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £42,000 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4919 4164 4268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.34% 79.36% 77.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3998 3582 3778
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Regression Testing
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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
Gloucestershire +7 16 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Wiltshire - 5 £30,000 -
Bristol -3 2 £30,000 -21.05%
Somerset - 1 £29,000 - 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 21 (43.75%) C#
2 20 (41.67%) .NET
3 18 (37.50%) QA
4 16 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (33.33%) XML
4 16 (33.33%) XSL
5 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 13 (27.08%) Scrum
6 13 (27.08%) .NET Framework
6 13 (27.08%) Manual Testing
6 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (27.08%) Software Testing
7 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (22.92%) System Testing
8 11 (22.92%) Stress Testing
8 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
9 10 (20.83%) Middleware
9 10 (20.83%) ISEB
10 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 7 (14.58%) SQL
12 6 (12.50%) Python
12 6 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (10.42%) Change Control
13 5 (10.42%) SoapUI
13 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
13 5 (10.42%) Selenium
13 5 (10.42%) Ruby
13 5 (10.42%) Information Security
13 5 (10.42%) JMeter

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 1 (2.08%) CMS
1 1 (2.08%) DNN
1 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.08%) Kentico
1 1 (2.08%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Academy Housing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Intranet
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.42%) SoapUI
2 5 (10.42%) JMeter
2 5 (10.42%) Selenium
3 4 (8.33%) FitNesse
4 3 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (6.25%) Ranorex
5 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.17%) WatiN
5 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.17%) WATIR
5 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.17%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.08%) NUnit
6 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
1 4 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Developer
1 18 (37.50%) Analyst
2 16 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 14 (29.17%) Tester
4 12 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 12 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 12 (25.00%) QA Analyst
5 10 (20.83%) Software Tester
6 8 (16.67%) Test Engineer
7 7 (14.58%) QA Engineer
8 6 (12.50%) QA Tester
9 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
10 4 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
11 2 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (4.17%) Test Team Leader
11 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
11 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
11 2 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
11 2 (4.17%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) .NET
2 16 (33.33%) XML
2 16 (33.33%) XSL
3 13 (27.08%) .NET Framework
4 10 (20.83%) Middleware
5 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
5 5 (10.42%) CSS
6 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.17%) SOAP
7 2 (4.17%) Web Services
7 2 (4.17%) HTML
8 1 (2.08%) DHTML
8 1 (2.08%) DOM
8 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.08%) W3C
2 1 (2.08%) Replication
2 1 (2.08%) Open Source
2 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Android
1 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Scrum
1 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (27.08%) Software Testing
1 13 (27.08%) Manual Testing
2 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (22.92%) Stress Testing
3 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
3 11 (22.92%) System Testing
4 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 5 (10.42%) Information Security
5 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
5 5 (10.42%) Change Control
6 3 (6.25%) TDD
7 2 (4.17%) Content Management
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.17%) SOA
7 2 (4.17%) BDD
7 2 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (14.58%) SQL
3 6 (12.50%) Python
4 5 (10.42%) Ruby
4 5 (10.42%) Perl
4 5 (10.42%) PHP
4 5 (10.42%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) VBScript
5 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) ISEB
2 6 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (2.08%) Telerik
2 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Life Insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Dunnhumby
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
SearchTribes
Salary: Up to £22K + bonus & benefits
Posted: 19 days ago