The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 79 92
Rank change year-on-year -13 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 9 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.74% 1.16% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.26% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 7
Median salary £27,500 £37,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.15% -16.11%  
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1121 1112 1237
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 91.89% 91.75% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 688 633 750
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in Edinburgh

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
4 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Python
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
5 4 (28.57%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) ISEB
6 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) Statistics
7 2 (14.29%) Subversion
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) Functional Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
5 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
6 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) Statistics
8 1 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
8 1 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
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