Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 174 203
Rank change year-on-year -12 +29 +13
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 35 55 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.72% 1.02% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.13% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25 55 71
Leeds median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.53% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £41,000 £48,750 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £33,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -22.35% +21.43% +4.48%

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4510 4881 6385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 92.27% 90.61% 91.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3789 4183 5074
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £62,500 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Leeds

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in Leeds

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 15 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 14 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
3 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (31.43%) Selenium
4 11 (31.43%) Test Management
4 11 (31.43%) Performance Testing
5 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (28.57%) C#
6 9 (25.71%) Finance
6 9 (25.71%) Test Planning
7 8 (22.86%) SoapUI
7 8 (22.86%) Scrum
7 8 (22.86%) SQL
7 8 (22.86%) SOAP
7 8 (22.86%) QA
8 7 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 7 (20.00%) ISEB
8 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (20.00%) Java
8 7 (20.00%) SDLC
9 6 (17.14%) User Stories
9 6 (17.14%) .NET
9 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
11 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
11 4 (11.43%) Line Management
11 4 (11.43%) Fintech
11 4 (11.43%) WebDriver

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Selenium
2 8 (22.86%) SoapUI
3 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
4 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.86%) WATIR
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Tester
2 9 (25.71%) Software Test Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Test Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Manual Tester
4 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Development Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Test Development Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Digital Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Payments Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) SOAP
2 6 (17.14%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Fintech
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 14 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
4 11 (31.43%) Performance Testing
4 11 (31.43%) Test Management
5 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (25.71%) Test Planning
7 8 (22.86%) Scrum
8 7 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 7 (20.00%) SDLC
9 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
9 6 (17.14%) User Stories
10 5 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
10 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (11.43%) Line Management
11 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
12 3 (8.57%) CRM
12 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
12 3 (8.57%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) C#
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Avature
3 1 (2.86%) Telerik