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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 86 87 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 15 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.15% 1.15% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.48% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 1
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
973 1011 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.79% 77.47% 71.04%
Number of salaries quoted 817 902 665
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £52,500
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 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 September 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 +4 15 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Regression Testing
UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Scrum
2 19 (55.88%) Selenium
2 19 (55.88%) Jenkins
3 18 (52.94%) Java
4 16 (47.06%) TDD
5 15 (44.12%) BDD
6 14 (41.18%) Product Management
6 14 (41.18%) SQL
6 14 (41.18%) Linux
7 13 (38.24%) JIRA
8 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (35.29%) JUnit
9 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
9 11 (32.35%) HTTP
9 11 (32.35%) UNIX
9 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
9 11 (32.35%) Automation Testing
10 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
10 10 (29.41%) Android
10 10 (29.41%) Korn
11 9 (26.47%) ISEB
11 9 (26.47%) C++
11 9 (26.47%) Test Management
11 9 (26.47%) Apple iOS
11 9 (26.47%) Cucumber
12 8 (23.53%) SoapUI
12 8 (23.53%) Oracle
12 8 (23.53%) Python
12 8 (23.53%) Red Hat

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (14.71%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) HTTP
2 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.71%) Wireshark
4 2 (5.88%) SSL
4 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (55.88%) Selenium
1 19 (55.88%) Jenkins
2 13 (38.24%) JIRA
3 12 (35.29%) JUnit
4 9 (26.47%) Cucumber
5 8 (23.53%) SoapUI
6 5 (14.71%) JBehave
6 5 (14.71%) WebDriver
6 5 (14.71%) Fiddler
7 4 (11.76%) Maven
8 3 (8.82%) CruiseControl
8 3 (8.82%) Subversion
8 3 (8.82%) Ant
8 3 (8.82%) Mercurial
8 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
9 2 (5.88%) Calabash
9 2 (5.88%) eggPlant
9 2 (5.88%) Robotium
9 2 (5.88%) Hudson
9 2 (5.88%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (11.76%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Test Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Automated Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Developer
7 1 (2.94%) QA Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Junior
7 1 (2.94%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
1 5 (14.71%) SOAP
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
2 4 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (2.94%) RESTful
4 1 (2.94%) iOS SDK
4 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Client/Server
2 6 (17.65%) DTV
3 5 (14.71%) iPad
3 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Replication
5 1 (2.94%) Statistics
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) UNIX
3 10 (29.41%) Android
4 9 (26.47%) Apple iOS
5 7 (20.59%) Windows
6 5 (14.71%) CentOS
7 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Scrum
3 16 (47.06%) TDD
4 15 (44.12%) BDD
5 14 (41.18%) Product Management
6 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
7 11 (32.35%) Automation Testing
8 9 (26.47%) Test Management
9 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
10 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
11 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
11 5 (14.71%) Bug Management
12 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
12 4 (11.76%) SOA
12 4 (11.76%) B2B
12 4 (11.76%) B2C
12 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
12 4 (11.76%) Test Planning
13 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
4 10 (29.41%) Korn
5 9 (26.47%) C++
6 8 (23.53%) Python
6 8 (23.53%) Ruby
7 7 (20.59%) Perl
7 7 (20.59%) C
7 7 (20.59%) Groovy
8 2 (5.88%) XPath
8 2 (5.88%) XQuery
8 2 (5.88%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) ISEB
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
1 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 4 (11.76%) T-Plan
2 4 (11.76%) Perforce
3 1 (2.94%) Telerik
3 1 (2.94%) HP
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