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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
North West / Cheshire
Rank 86 91 116
Rank change year-on-year +5 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 6 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.56% 0.62% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.72% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 5
Median salary £30,750 £25,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.58% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  

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 929 1108 1596
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.15% 85.36% 90.78%
Number of salaries quoted 743 932 1216
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 27 March 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
Crewe -13 3 £31,500 +23.52% 1
Warrington - 1 £30,000 -
Regression Testing
North West

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (69.57%) Test Scripting
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) ISEB
4 9 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (34.78%) QA
6 7 (30.43%) JIRA
6 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
6 7 (30.43%) MySQL
7 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (26.09%) Process Improvement
7 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
7 6 (26.09%) Line Management
7 6 (26.09%) Defect Management
7 6 (26.09%) IT Strategy
8 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) C#
8 5 (21.74%) .NET
9 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Information Governance
9 4 (17.39%) System Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Defect Tracking
10 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
10 3 (13.04%) User Stories
10 3 (13.04%) Selenium

Regression Testing
Top Related 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 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) Xcode
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Tester
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Software Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) iOS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Tester
6 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
1 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) iOS SDK
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Test Scripting
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
5 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (26.09%) Defect Management
5 6 (26.09%) IT Strategy
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) Line Management
5 6 (26.09%) Process Improvement
6 4 (17.39%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (17.39%) Information Governance
6 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
6 4 (17.39%) System Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
7 3 (13.04%) User Stories
8 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.70%) TDD
8 2 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C#
2 3 (13.04%) Ruby
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) ISEB
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) HND
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
Posted: 26 days ago