Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Regression Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Regression Testing over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 171 177
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 19 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.51% 0.81% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.87% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 15
Bristol median annual salary £34,000 £46,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.49% +28.47% +10.77%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £29,600
90th Percentile £53,550 £58,750 £48,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% +6.45%

Regression Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,475 3,555 3,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 93.14% 92.84% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,847 2,952 2,687
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,900 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,650
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Bristol

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in Bristol

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) Test Automation
3 12 (63.16%) QA
4 11 (57.89%) Selenium
5 10 (52.63%) Manual Testing
6 7 (36.84%) JMeter
7 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
8 5 (26.32%) SDLC
8 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Java
9 4 (21.05%) Web Services
9 4 (21.05%) JIRA
9 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
9 4 (21.05%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
9 4 (21.05%) BDD
9 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
10 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
10 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
10 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
10 3 (15.79%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (15.79%) Acceptance Criteria
10 3 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (15.79%) Scrum
10 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
10 3 (15.79%) ERP

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) CMS
1 2 (10.53%) WordPress
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
1 2 (10.53%) Runscope
2 1 (5.26%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Selenium
2 7 (36.84%) JMeter
3 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
3 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (21.05%) JIRA
4 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
4 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
5 2 (10.53%) Fiddler
5 2 (10.53%) Firebug
5 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.26%) Appium
6 1 (5.26%) git-flow
6 1 (5.26%) JUnit
6 1 (5.26%) MSTest
6 1 (5.26%) NUnit
6 1 (5.26%) TestNG
6 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
1 11 (57.89%) Test Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) QA Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (10.53%) XHTML
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) Test Automation
3 10 (52.63%) Manual Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
5 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (26.32%) SDLC
6 4 (21.05%) BDD
6 4 (21.05%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (15.79%) ERP
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.53%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Capita