The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Regression Testing
Rank 190 190 174
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 39 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.49% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.60% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 19
Average salary £28,000 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £37,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £39,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +14.70%
Regression Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4945 4186 3553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.86% 82.73% 82.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4073 3569 2861
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Regression Testing Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Regression Testing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Regression Testing Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Regression Testing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
Birmingham +12 19 £25,500 -32.00% 1
West Bromwich - 4 £28,500 -
Staffordshire -5 3 £25,000 -20.63% 1
Coventry -6 3 £34,000 +4.61%
Worcestershire - 3 £32,500 -
Warwickshire -25 2 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Wolverhampton +2 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Walsall -14 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 37 (53.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (34.78%) Software Testing
3 23 (33.33%) QA
4 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (26.09%) Test Scripting
5 18 (26.09%) Functional Testing
6 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (21.74%) Performance Testing
8 14 (20.29%) Automated Testing
8 14 (20.29%) Finance
8 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
8 14 (20.29%) SDLC
9 13 (18.84%) SQL
9 13 (18.84%) Integration Testing
9 13 (18.84%) System Testing
10 12 (17.39%) Time Management
10 12 (17.39%) Degree
10 12 (17.39%) Manual Testing
10 12 (17.39%) Test Planning
11 11 (15.94%) Defect Management
11 11 (15.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (15.94%) ISTQB
12 10 (14.49%) Unit Testing
12 10 (14.49%) .NET
13 9 (13.04%) Windows
13 9 (13.04%) Scrum
13 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
14 8 (11.59%) JIRA
15 7 (10.14%) Dynamics AX
15 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) JIRA
2 5 (7.25%) Selenium
3 4 (5.80%) Zephyr
4 3 (4.35%) FogBugz
4 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.90%) CANoe
5 2 (2.90%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.90%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.90%) Subversion
5 2 (2.90%) VectorCAST
5 2 (2.90%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.45%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.45%) JMeter
6 1 (1.45%) JUnit
6 1 (1.45%) NUnit
6 1 (1.45%) Serena SBM
6 1 (1.45%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.45%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Automotive
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Analyst
2 23 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 18 (26.09%) Test Engineer
4 16 (23.19%) Tester
5 9 (13.04%) Software Test Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) QA Manager
6 7 (10.14%) QA Test Manager
6 7 (10.14%) Software Tester
6 7 (10.14%) Test Manager
7 6 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Software Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) UAT Tester
9 4 (5.80%) Functional Tester
9 4 (5.80%) Performance Tester
9 4 (5.80%) Release Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) QA Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.35%) CMDB
6 3 (4.35%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.90%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (53.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (34.78%) Software Testing
3 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (26.09%) Functional Testing
4 18 (26.09%) Test Scripting
5 15 (21.74%) Performance Testing
6 14 (20.29%) Automated Testing
6 14 (20.29%) SDLC
7 13 (18.84%) Integration Testing
7 13 (18.84%) System Testing
8 12 (17.39%) Manual Testing
8 12 (17.39%) Test Planning
8 12 (17.39%) Time Management
9 11 (15.94%) Defect Management
10 10 (14.49%) Unit Testing
11 9 (13.04%) Mentoring
11 9 (13.04%) Scrum
12 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
13 6 (8.70%) Release Management
14 5 (7.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) SQL
2 7 (10.14%) C
3 5 (7.25%) C#
3 5 (7.25%) VB
4 4 (5.80%) C++
4 4 (5.80%) MATLAB
5 2 (2.90%) Embedded C
5 2 (2.90%) Python
5 2 (2.90%) Ruby
6 1 (1.45%) Java
6 1 (1.45%) PHP
6 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Degree
2 11 (15.94%) ISTQB
2 11 (15.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (8.70%) ISEB
4 3 (4.35%) HNC
5 1 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (33.33%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) ISO 9000
2 4 (5.80%) TickIT
3 2 (2.90%) SLA
4 1 (1.45%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) hybris
4 3 (4.35%) HP
5 2 (2.90%) Fujitsu
5 2 (2.90%) MKS
6 1 (1.45%) SAP
Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago