The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 86 122
Rank change year-on-year -21 +36  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 7 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.48% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Median salary £35,000 £38,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.49% +39.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Regression Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1273 824 1539
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.55% 85.65% 90.64%
Number of salaries quoted 931 707 1220
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Cheshire

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in Cheshire

Regression Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -10 1 - -
Regression Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (38.46%) System Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) ISEB
3 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) User Stories
3 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
4 3 (23.08%) Prototyping
4 3 (23.08%) Software Licensing
4 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) SAP Certification
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) SAP
4 3 (23.08%) Billing
4 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) SaaS
5 2 (15.38%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (15.38%) iOS SDK
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP EWM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP MII
2 1 (7.69%) SAP PP
2 1 (7.69%) SAP PP-PI
2 1 (7.69%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Xcode
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Lead Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Lead Tester
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) SAP Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) iOS Developer
4 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.69%) SAP MM Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP MM Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP PP Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP SD Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP SD Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) IDoc
1 2 (15.38%) iOS SDK
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (15.38%) SAP XI
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) System Testing
2 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) User Stories
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) Prototyping
4 3 (23.08%) Software Licensing
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
5 2 (15.38%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) SAP Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) SAP