Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 168 161
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 29 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.76% 0.50% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.55% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 34
Bristol median annual salary £50,000 £36,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% -0.69% -27.50%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £46,750 £59,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -15.15%

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 3517 2920 3446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 92.00% 91.02% 90.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2901 2460 2977
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Test Automation
3 15 (51.72%) Selenium
4 14 (48.28%) Cucumber
5 13 (44.83%) Manual Testing
5 13 (44.83%) JIRA
5 13 (44.83%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (41.38%) QA
6 12 (41.38%) SoapUI
6 12 (41.38%) Java
7 11 (37.93%) Finance
8 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
8 10 (34.48%) Scalability Testing
8 10 (34.48%) Traceability Matrix
9 9 (31.03%) Open Source
9 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
9 9 (31.03%) JMeter
10 8 (27.59%) C
10 8 (27.59%) C++
10 8 (27.59%) Python
10 8 (27.59%) Machine Learning
10 8 (27.59%) Qt
10 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
11 7 (24.14%) SDET
11 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
11 7 (24.14%) Electronics
12 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (20.69%) Banking
13 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
13 5 (17.24%) Windows

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 3 (10.34%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) BrowserStack
1 3 (10.34%) Sauce Labs
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Selenium
2 14 (48.28%) Cucumber
3 13 (44.83%) JIRA
4 12 (41.38%) SoapUI
5 9 (31.03%) JMeter
6 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
6 3 (10.34%) IntelliJ
6 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
6 3 (10.34%) Zephyr
7 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Electronics
3 6 (20.69%) Banking
4 3 (10.34%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) C Software Engineer
1 8 (27.59%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 8 (27.59%) C++ Software Engineer
1 8 (27.59%) Software Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Automation Tester
2 7 (24.14%) QA Automation Tester
2 7 (24.14%) QA Tester
2 7 (24.14%) Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) QA Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Qt
2 3 (10.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Test Automation
3 13 (44.83%) Manual Testing
3 13 (44.83%) Non-Functional Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Scalability Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
4 10 (34.48%) Traceability Matrix
5 9 (31.03%) Open Source
5 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
6 8 (27.59%) Machine Learning
6 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
7 7 (24.14%) SDET
7 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
8 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
9 5 (17.24%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (13.79%) ERP
10 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
11 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
11 3 (10.34%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) C
2 8 (27.59%) C++
2 8 (27.59%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle