The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 77 80 89
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 11 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.30% 0.85% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.11% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 3
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +75.43%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Regression Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
686 630 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.90% 76.18% 85.60%
Number of salaries quoted 609 602 694
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 £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Southampton region.

Regression Testing Salary Trend in Southampton

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (84.21%) User Stories
3 15 (78.95%) System Testing
3 15 (78.95%) BDD
3 15 (78.95%) TDD
4 14 (73.68%) Gherkin
5 13 (68.42%) Selenium
6 12 (63.16%) Automation Testing
7 11 (57.89%) QA
8 9 (47.37%) Test Management
8 9 (47.37%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (42.11%) LoadRunner
9 8 (42.11%) PHP
9 8 (42.11%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (42.11%) Python
9 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
9 8 (42.11%) JIRA
9 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
9 8 (42.11%) Test Strategy
9 8 (42.11%) Web Testing
9 8 (42.11%) SaaS
9 8 (42.11%) Selenium IDE
9 8 (42.11%) Mobile App
10 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
10 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
10 7 (36.84%) Internet
11 6 (31.58%) Web Services
11 6 (31.58%) Linux

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Selenium
2 9 (47.37%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (42.11%) LoadRunner
3 8 (42.11%) JIRA
3 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
3 8 (42.11%) Selenium IDE
4 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
5 6 (31.58%) Ant
5 6 (31.58%) Maven
5 6 (31.58%) Behat
5 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Test Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Test Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Senior Test Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Automated Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) Gherkin
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (84.21%) User Stories
3 15 (78.95%) System Testing
3 15 (78.95%) BDD
3 15 (78.95%) TDD
4 12 (63.16%) Automation Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Test Management
6 8 (42.11%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
6 8 (42.11%) Test Strategy
6 8 (42.11%) Web Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (36.84%) Unit Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (10.53%) Project Management
9 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
9 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 1 (5.26%) Agile Testing
10 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) PHP
1 8 (42.11%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft