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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 91 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 10 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.78% 1.27% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.59% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 3
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +57.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £24,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £41,000 £30,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
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
976 1066 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.95% 79.55% 68.91%
Number of salaries quoted 839 952 664
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 18 December 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
(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 +1 9 £37,500 +1.35%
North Wales - 1 £38,000 -
Regression Testing
UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (76.00%) Linux
3 15 (60.00%) Scrum
3 15 (60.00%) TDD
3 15 (60.00%) Korn
3 15 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 15 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 14 (56.00%) BDD
4 14 (56.00%) Python
5 13 (52.00%) C++
5 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (52.00%) Red Hat
5 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (48.00%) DTV
6 12 (48.00%) Perl
6 12 (48.00%) Product Management
7 11 (44.00%) Bug Management
7 11 (44.00%) Test Management
8 10 (40.00%) CentOS
8 10 (40.00%) Confluence
8 10 (40.00%) JIRA
8 10 (40.00%) Ruby
8 10 (40.00%) HTTP
8 10 (40.00%) TestLink
9 9 (36.00%) Java
10 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (32.00%) Client/Server
10 8 (32.00%) JUnit
10 8 (32.00%) Windows
10 8 (32.00%) Selenium

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 10 (40.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (40.00%) HTTP
3 7 (28.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (40.00%) TestLink
2 10 (40.00%) JIRA
3 8 (32.00%) Selenium
3 8 (32.00%) JUnit
3 8 (32.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (28.00%) Fiddler
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (4.00%) JMeter
5 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (12.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Tester
7 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Automated Test Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) WinForms
2 1 (4.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) DTV
2 8 (32.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (16.00%) User Experience
4 3 (12.00%) iPad
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) CentOS
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) UNIX
5 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 5 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) TDD
2 15 (60.00%) Scrum
3 14 (56.00%) BDD
4 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (48.00%) Product Management
6 11 (44.00%) Bug Management
6 11 (44.00%) Test Management
7 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Cyber Security
8 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
11 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (8.00%) User Stories
12 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
12 1 (4.00%) Web Testing
12 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Korn
1 15 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 14 (56.00%) Python
3 13 (52.00%) C++
4 12 (48.00%) Perl
5 10 (40.00%) Ruby
6 9 (36.00%) Java
7 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (28.00%) C
9 4 (16.00%) SQL
10 3 (12.00%) Groovy
11 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
12 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.00%) Perforce
3 1 (4.00%) Hyland
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft