The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 55 57
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.25% 1.01% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 1.15% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Median salary £26,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.33% +15.38%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 352 347 381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 86.91% 87.63% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 323 290 320
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,150 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in Lancashire

Regression Testing
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Preston -10 1 £26,500 -29.33%
Regression Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 11 (91.67%) SDLC
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (66.67%) QA
4 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 8 (66.67%) Smoke Testing
4 8 (66.67%) Validation
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
8 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
8 2 (16.67%) Selenium
8 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
8 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) ISEB
8 2 (16.67%) Internet
8 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (16.67%) Degree
9 1 (8.33%) TOWER Software
9 1 (8.33%) JIRA
9 1 (8.33%) HP

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Manual Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Manual Tester
3 4 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) QA Manual Tester
3 4 (33.33%) QA Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Tester
4 2 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) SDLC
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (66.67%) Smoke Testing
4 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 8 (66.67%) Validation
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
8 1 (8.33%) DSDM
8 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 1 (8.33%) System Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 1 (8.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) TOWER Software