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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 220 207 173
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -34
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 31 22 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.36% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.44% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 38
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
5086 5022 4169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 85.05% 82.54% 82.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4250 4068 3569
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,125
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 -10 10 £30,750 +36.66% 1
Gloucestershire -25 8 £40,000 -
Wiltshire +2 6 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Devon - 4 - -
Somerset +4 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £30,000 - 3
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (54.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (48.00%) ISTQB
4 20 (40.00%) QA
5 18 (36.00%) Test Strategy
6 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
7 16 (32.00%) Test Scripting
8 14 (28.00%) Degree
8 14 (28.00%) Finance
9 13 (26.00%) Scrum
10 11 (22.00%) ISEB
10 11 (22.00%) .NET
10 11 (22.00%) Manual Testing
10 11 (22.00%) Test Management
10 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
11 10 (20.00%) Waterfall
11 10 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 10 (20.00%) Automated Testing
11 10 (20.00%) SQL
11 10 (20.00%) C#
12 9 (18.00%) Time Management
13 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
13 8 (16.00%) Windows
14 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
14 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (14.00%) Performance Testing
14 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (12.00%) JIRA
15 6 (12.00%) Selenium
15 6 (12.00%) Functional Testing

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (12.00%) JIRA
1 6 (12.00%) Selenium
2 5 (10.00%) JUnit
3 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.00%) JMeter
4 3 (6.00%) TestComplete
4 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.00%) Redmine
5 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.00%) QADirector
5 1 (2.00%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.00%) Maven
5 1 (2.00%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Analyst
2 25 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 19 (38.00%) Test Manager
4 9 (18.00%) QA Manager
5 4 (8.00%) QA Test Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Test Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Business Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Quality Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Senior QA Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) XML
2 6 (12.00%) HTML
3 5 (10.00%) XHTML
4 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.00%) COM
6 1 (2.00%) CSS
6 1 (2.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) User Experience
3 3 (6.00%) Equities
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (54.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (36.00%) Test Strategy
4 16 (32.00%) Test Scripting
5 13 (26.00%) Scrum
6 11 (22.00%) Test Management
6 11 (22.00%) Manual Testing
6 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
7 10 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 10 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 10 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 9 (18.00%) Time Management
9 7 (14.00%) Performance Testing
9 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
10 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (12.00%) Functional Testing
11 5 (10.00%) User Stories
11 5 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) C#
1 10 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) Delphi
4 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (48.00%) ISTQB
2 14 (28.00%) Degree
3 11 (22.00%) ISEB
4 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Thunderhead
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