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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 202 191 139
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -52
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 23 29 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.54% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.69% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 50
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,200 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4638 4189 4365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 79.95% 77.85% 77.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3851 3683 3717
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +6 13 £52,500 +18.64% 1
Gloucestershire +14 5 £40,000 +17.64%
Somerset -15 3 £36,250 +16.00%
Wiltshire -5 1 £22,500 -
Devon -14 1 £24,250 -28.67% 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (45.45%) QA
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) Test Scripting
3 13 (29.55%) Change Control
4 12 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 12 (27.27%) System Testing
5 11 (25.00%) Stress Testing
5 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (25.00%) .NET
6 10 (22.73%) Middleware
6 10 (22.73%) Software Testing
7 9 (20.45%) ISEB
7 9 (20.45%) C#
8 8 (18.18%) Selenium
9 7 (15.91%) Scrum
9 7 (15.91%) Java
10 6 (13.64%) SQL
10 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
11 5 (11.36%) Windows
11 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
12 4 (9.09%) Capita
12 4 (9.09%) TDD
12 4 (9.09%) FitNesse
12 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (9.09%) Degree
12 4 (9.09%) TestComplete
12 4 (9.09%) Android
12 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (2.27%) CMS
1 1 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) VoIP
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Selenium
2 4 (9.09%) FitNesse
2 4 (9.09%) TestComplete
2 4 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 4 (9.09%) JMeter
2 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.82%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.55%) Subversion
4 2 (4.55%) WatiN
4 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.55%) Ranorex
4 2 (4.55%) WATIR
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.27%) Behat
5 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.27%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Analyst
2 18 (40.91%) Test Analyst
3 14 (31.82%) Tester
4 11 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 11 (25.00%) Product Consultant
4 11 (25.00%) Consultant
4 11 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 9 (20.45%) Trainee
5 9 (20.45%) Test Engineer
6 8 (18.18%) Developer
6 8 (18.18%) Trainee Consultant
7 7 (15.91%) QA Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) Graduate
9 4 (9.09%) Software Tester
9 4 (9.09%) QA Tester
10 3 (6.82%) Lead Developer
11 2 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
11 2 (4.55%) QA Leader
11 2 (4.55%) Test Manager
11 2 (4.55%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) .NET
2 10 (22.73%) Middleware
3 4 (9.09%) CSS
4 3 (6.82%) XML
4 3 (6.82%) XSL
4 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.55%) SOAP
5 2 (4.55%) Web Services
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Replication
2 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Social Network
3 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Android
2 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (34.09%) Test Scripting
2 13 (29.55%) Change Control
3 12 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 12 (27.27%) System Testing
4 11 (25.00%) Stress Testing
4 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 10 (22.73%) Software Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Scrum
7 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
8 4 (9.09%) TDD
8 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Automation Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.55%) Performance Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Load Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.55%) SOA
10 2 (4.55%) Information Security
10 2 (4.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) C#
2 7 (15.91%) Java
3 6 (13.64%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) Progress 4GL
5 3 (6.82%) PHP
5 3 (6.82%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) Ruby
6 2 (4.55%) C
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) Jython
7 1 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) VBScript
7 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) ISEB
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) AAT
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) MCTS
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Capita
3 2 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Sun
4 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
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