The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 60 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 6 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.12% 1.04% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.32% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Regression Testing
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
407 454 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 76.07% 78.96% 80.97%
Number of salaries quoted 298 349 209
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,066 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Regression Testing Salary Trend in Watford

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the Watford region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Regression Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 25 (86.21%) UNIX
2 18 (62.07%) Automated Testing
3 15 (51.72%) Retail
3 15 (51.72%) WebSphere
3 15 (51.72%) HTML
3 15 (51.72%) Java
3 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 15 (51.72%) SQL
3 15 (51.72%) J2EE
3 15 (51.72%) DB2
3 15 (51.72%) XML
3 15 (51.72%) Flash
3 15 (51.72%) MQSeries
3 15 (51.72%) E-Commerce
3 15 (51.72%) IBM
3 15 (51.72%) HP
3 15 (51.72%) ISEB
3 15 (51.72%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (51.72%) LoadRunner
3 15 (51.72%) System Testing
3 15 (51.72%) DbVisualizer
3 15 (51.72%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (48.28%) Finance
5 12 (41.38%) Degree
5 12 (41.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (37.93%) Banking
7 10 (34.48%) Unit Testing
7 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
7 10 (34.48%) Shell Script
7 10 (34.48%) RDBMS

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 15 (51.72%) WebSphere
1 15 (51.72%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) DB2
1 15 (51.72%) DbVisualizer
2 10 (34.48%) RDBMS
2 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) QuickTest Pro
1 15 (51.72%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (51.72%) Retail
2 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 11 (37.93%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Tester
2 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Programmer
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) HTML
1 15 (51.72%) J2EE
1 15 (51.72%) XML
1 15 (51.72%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) UNIX
2 10 (34.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Automated Testing
2 15 (51.72%) E-Commerce
2 15 (51.72%) System Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Unit Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.34%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Java
1 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Shell Script
2 10 (34.48%) C
2 10 (34.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) ISEB
2 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 12 (41.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) IBM
1 15 (51.72%) HP