Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 149 176
Rank change year-on-year -24 +27 -1
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 28 44 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.73% 1.25% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.36% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 16
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +32.81% -24.71%
10th Percentile £24,000 £30,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £53,900 £53,750 £51,875
South West median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.33% - -11.76%

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 3,535 3,235 3,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 92.76% 91.64% 91.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,954 2,648 2,830
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,125 £67,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

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 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Manual Testing
3 16 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 12 (42.86%) QA
5 11 (39.29%) Selenium
5 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (39.29%) Waterfall
6 9 (32.14%) Test Strategy
7 7 (25.00%) ERP
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (21.43%) JMeter
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle
9 5 (17.86%) JIRA
9 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
9 5 (17.86%) Java
9 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
10 4 (14.29%) SDLC
10 4 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
10 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (14.29%) Web Services
11 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
11 3 (10.71%) BDD
12 2 (7.14%) Open Source
12 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
12 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
12 2 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
12 2 (7.14%) DevOps

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 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Selenium
2 6 (21.43%) JMeter
3 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
3 5 (17.86%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.57%) git-flow
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) JUnit
5 1 (3.57%) MSTest
5 1 (3.57%) NUnit
5 1 (3.57%) TestNG
5 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
1 12 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Test Leader
5 4 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Java Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
6 3 (10.71%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (7.14%) QA Leader
7 2 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) QA Test Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) Qt
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Manual Testing
3 16 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (39.29%) Waterfall
5 9 (32.14%) Test Strategy
6 7 (25.00%) ERP
7 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (14.29%) SDLC
9 3 (10.71%) BDD
9 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Change Management
10 2 (7.14%) Open Source
10 2 (7.14%) Project Management
10 2 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) C++
2 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.57%) Capita