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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 209 197 169
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -28
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 31 32 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.52% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.63% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 41
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,661 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.15% +1.88%
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
4945 5083 4251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 84.16% 82.70% 81.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 4141 3657
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Bristol -7 10 £31,000 -29.14% 1
Gloucestershire -25 8 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire -4 6 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Devon - 3 - - 1
Somerset +9 1 £62,500 +115.51% 1
Dorset - 1 £32,500 - 2
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 35 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (43.64%) ISTQB
3 24 (43.64%) QA
4 21 (38.18%) Test Strategy
5 17 (30.91%) Test Scripting
6 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
7 15 (27.27%) Finance
7 15 (27.27%) SQL
7 15 (27.27%) Degree
7 15 (27.27%) Scrum
8 13 (23.64%) Waterfall
8 13 (23.64%) .NET
8 13 (23.64%) C#
9 12 (21.82%) ISEB
9 12 (21.82%) Automated Testing
10 11 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
11 10 (18.18%) Manual Testing
12 9 (16.36%) Test Management
12 9 (16.36%) Time Management
12 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
12 9 (16.36%) Windows
13 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (12.73%) Test Planning
14 7 (12.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (12.73%) XML
14 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
14 7 (12.73%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (3.64%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) JIRA
1 7 (12.73%) Selenium
2 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.09%) JUnit
4 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.27%) JMeter
5 3 (5.45%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.45%) TestComplete
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.82%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.82%) Maven
7 1 (1.82%) QADirector
7 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.82%) Redmine
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Analyst
2 23 (41.82%) Test Analyst
3 20 (36.36%) Test Manager
4 8 (14.55%) QA Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Developer
6 4 (7.27%) QA Test Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Test Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Tester
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Quality Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) QA Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Business Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) .NET
2 7 (12.73%) XML
3 6 (10.91%) HTML
4 5 (9.09%) XHTML
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.64%) COM
8 1 (1.82%) CSS
8 1 (1.82%) Java EE
8 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.82%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) User Experience
3 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.45%) Equities
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Wiki
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (38.18%) Test Strategy
4 17 (30.91%) Test Scripting
5 15 (27.27%) Scrum
6 13 (23.64%) Waterfall
7 12 (21.82%) Automated Testing
8 11 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 10 (18.18%) Manual Testing
9 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
10 9 (16.36%) Time Management
10 9 (16.36%) Test Management
11 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (12.73%) Test Planning
13 6 (10.91%) Functional Testing
13 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2
13 6 (10.91%) System Testing
13 6 (10.91%) Performance Testing
14 5 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
14 5 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 13 (23.64%) C#
3 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.27%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.64%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) Delphi
6 1 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (43.64%) ISTQB
2 15 (27.27%) Degree
3 12 (21.82%) ISEB
4 7 (12.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (43.64%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) Sophos
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