Period
to 15 October 2018

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 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 159 110
Rank change year-on-year +14 -49 +70
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 17 12 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.64% 0.43% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.47% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 35
Cheshire median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +6.06% -26.67%
10th Percentile £32,175 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £40,250 £43,750
North West median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,504 2,538 1,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.71% 90.38% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,896 1,912 1,657
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,525 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Cheshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 8 £35,750 -
Knutsford - 3 - - 2
Warrington 0 1 - - 2
Chester - 1 £35,000 - 2
Runcorn - 1 £47,500 -
Regression Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
3 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
4 8 (47.06%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (47.06%) Integration Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Test Planning
4 8 (47.06%) Validation
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) SAP
6 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) Wealth Management
7 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (17.65%) PMO
7 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) Law
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 3 (17.65%) Cadence
7 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
7 3 (17.65%) Banking
7 3 (17.65%) Billing
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
8 2 (11.76%) JIRA
8 2 (11.76%) SAP XI
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP EWM
1 2 (11.76%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) Zephyr
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Billing
2 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Test Analyst
3 9 (52.94%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (41.18%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Junior
5 2 (11.76%) Junior PMO
5 2 (11.76%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SAP BI Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) EDI
1 2 (11.76%) IDoc
1 2 (11.76%) SAP XI
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
3 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
4 8 (47.06%) Integration Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (47.06%) Test Planning
4 8 (47.06%) Validation
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) Wealth Management
6 2 (11.76%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Business Process Modelling
6 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCSA
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PMO
2 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Cadence
3 2 (11.76%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Cognos
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft