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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 203 194 168
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -26
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 15 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.31% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.39% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 29
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £30,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £61,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,706 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +6.06%
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
4240 4305 3572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.59% 77.43% 74.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3506 3643 3031
Average salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
Warwickshire - 5 £35,000 -
Birmingham +6 3 £35,000 - 1
Coventry 0 3 £30,500 -52.15% 1
West Bromwich 0 1 £31,500 -
Staffordshire -7 1 £32,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £32,500 -
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 15 (48.39%) Test Scripting
2 9 (29.03%) QA
3 8 (25.81%) Selenium
3 8 (25.81%) ISEB
4 7 (22.58%) Java
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
4 7 (22.58%) JIRA
4 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
5 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) CSS
5 6 (19.35%) HTML
5 6 (19.35%) Linux
6 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.13%) .NET
6 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Degree
7 4 (12.90%) Windows
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
7 4 (12.90%) MS Office
7 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
8 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.68%) UNIX
8 3 (9.68%) JUnit
8 3 (9.68%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (6.45%) WordPress
1 2 (6.45%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Selenium
2 7 (22.58%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) JUnit
3 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.45%) LoadUI
4 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.45%) jMock
4 2 (6.45%) JMeter
4 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) ClearQuest
5 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) Ranorex
5 1 (3.23%) VectorCAST
General
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Analyst
2 22 (70.97%) Test Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Tester
4 6 (19.35%) Software Test Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Test Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Software Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Tester
7 3 (9.68%) QA Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Test Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Trainee Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Trainee Test Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Trainee
8 2 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) CSS
1 6 (19.35%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) JMS
3 2 (6.45%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) XSD
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) iPad
1 2 (6.45%) iPhone
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Android
3 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Test Scripting
2 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
2 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
2 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
3 6 (19.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
3 6 (19.35%) Scrum
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
5 3 (9.68%) System Testing
5 3 (9.68%) V-Model
5 3 (9.68%) BDD
5 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Test Management
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Java
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) VB
4 2 (6.45%) C
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Apple
4 1 (3.23%) MKS
4 1 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Telerik
4 1 (3.23%) Fujitsu
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