Period
to 15 July 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 147 135
Rank change year-on-year -16 -12 +33
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 17 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.54% 0.50% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.56% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 13
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £31,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.98% +23.53% -15.00%
10th Percentile £31,435 £30,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £37,500 £40,000
North West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%

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 2,920 2,324 1,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 92.17% 89.35% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,168 1,775 1,680
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,000 £21,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £44,500 £40,372 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.22% +0.93% -

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 July 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 July 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 - 7 £38,875 -
Warrington -1 4 £60,000 -
Knutsford - 2 £47,500 -
Crewe -10 1 £35,000 +11.11%
Chester - 1 £35,000 - 3
Northwich - 1 £32,500 -
Regression Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Validation
4 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
5 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
5 7 (41.18%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (41.18%) Test Planning
6 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) SAP
8 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.76%) PHP
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) SAP Certification
8 2 (11.76%) SAP SD
8 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
8 2 (11.76%) FMCG
8 2 (11.76%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (11.76%) Billing
8 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) QA
8 2 (11.76%) Selenium
8 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement

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 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Billing
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Test Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) SAP SD Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) IDoc
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) Laravel
3 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) FMCG
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Validation
4 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
5 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (41.18%) Test Planning
5 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
6 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (11.76%) Business Process Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (11.76%) DevOps
8 2 (11.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Prototyping
8 2 (11.76%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.76%) PHP
1 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 22301
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft