Period
to 22 July 2017

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 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 76 95
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19 -15
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 11 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.27% 1.12% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 2
Lancashire median annual salary £24,500 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.67% +17.19% +25.49%
10th Percentile £23,750 £33,625 £30,800
90th Percentile £26,050 £50,750 £33,600
North West median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -

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 749 718 885
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 86.29% 89.08% 87.54%
Number of salaries quoted 651 600 747
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,750 £23,900
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £51,250
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
Preston -8 7 £24,500 -34.67%
Regression Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 10 (90.91%) Software Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Validation
2 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Usability Testing
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) EDI
3 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
3 6 (54.55%) TRADACOMS
4 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting

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:

Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Test Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) EDI
1 6 (54.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) TRADACOMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Software Testing
2 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Validation
3 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Usability Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
4 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft