The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 95 73 88
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 13 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.98% 1.78% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 2.20% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 3
Average salary £35,750 £26,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.90% +12.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £40,800 £24,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
Regression Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1058 862 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 79.49% 80.94% 73.38%
Number of salaries quoted 918 747 702
Average salary £37,500 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,051 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Regression Testing Salary Trend in Wales

Regression Testing
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
South Wales -20 12 £34,000 +28.30%
North Wales - 1 £38,000 -
Regression Testing
UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) Linux
3 16 (61.54%) TDD
3 16 (61.54%) Scrum
3 16 (61.54%) Korn
3 16 (61.54%) Bash Shell
4 15 (57.69%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (57.69%) BDD
4 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
5 14 (53.85%) Perl
5 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
6 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 13 (50.00%) Bug Management
7 12 (46.15%) CentOS
7 12 (46.15%) Confluence
7 12 (46.15%) Product Management
7 12 (46.15%) JIRA
7 12 (46.15%) Python
8 11 (42.31%) C++
8 11 (42.31%) HTTP
8 11 (42.31%) Test Management
9 10 (38.46%) TestLink
9 10 (38.46%) DTV
9 10 (38.46%) Java
9 10 (38.46%) Selenium
10 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
10 9 (34.62%) Client/Server
10 9 (34.62%) JUnit
10 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
11 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 12 (46.15%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (42.31%) HTTP
3 6 (23.08%) Wireshark
4 3 (11.54%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
2 12 (46.15%) JIRA
3 10 (38.46%) TestLink
3 10 (38.46%) Selenium
4 9 (34.62%) JUnit
4 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
5 6 (23.08%) Fiddler
6 3 (11.54%) Xcode
6 3 (11.54%) Subversion
6 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
7 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
8 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
8 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
8 1 (3.85%) JMeter
8 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (7.69%) Multimedia
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Software Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Test Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) C Software Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Development Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) iOS SDK
2 1 (3.85%) WinForms
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) DTV
2 9 (34.62%) Client/Server
3 7 (26.92%) User Experience
4 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (11.54%) Statistics
4 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) CentOS
3 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (26.92%) Windows
5 6 (23.08%) UNIX
6 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
6 3 (11.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) TDD
2 16 (61.54%) Scrum
3 15 (57.69%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (57.69%) BDD
4 13 (50.00%) Bug Management
5 12 (46.15%) Product Management
6 11 (42.31%) Test Management
7 6 (23.08%) Automation Testing
7 6 (23.08%) User Stories
7 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
7 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Cyber Security
9 2 (7.69%) Project Management
9 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Korn
1 16 (61.54%) Bash Shell
2 14 (53.85%) Perl
3 12 (46.15%) Python
4 11 (42.31%) C++
5 10 (38.46%) Java
6 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 8 (30.77%) Ruby
8 6 (23.08%) C
8 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) Objective-C
10 3 (11.54%) Groovy
11 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 4 (15.38%) Perforce
3 1 (3.85%) Hyland
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle