Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 208 177
Rank change year-on-year -17 -31 +15
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 63 82 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.79% 1.09% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.20% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 43 75 87
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +4.90%
10th Percentile £21,600 £27,500 £27,200
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,000 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7227 6825 6809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.11% 91.09% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5971 5849 5647
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Manchester

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in Manchester

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in Manchester

Regression Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Cheadle -10 2 £24,750 -50.50%
Altrincham -12 2 £42,000 -1.18%
Stockport -14 2 - - 1
Oldham - 2 - -
Bury - 1 £25,000 -
Regression Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 38 (60.32%) Test Automation
2 37 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (55.56%) QA
4 27 (42.86%) Java
5 25 (39.68%) SDLC
6 24 (38.10%) Finance
6 24 (38.10%) Selenium
7 23 (36.51%) Scrum
8 20 (31.75%) TDD
9 18 (28.57%) Degree
9 18 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (26.98%) Refactoring
10 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
10 17 (26.98%) BDD
10 17 (26.98%) ATDD
11 16 (25.40%) Cucumber
12 15 (23.81%) SQL
12 15 (23.81%) Software Testing
13 14 (22.22%) ISTQB
13 14 (22.22%) Test Scripting
13 14 (22.22%) SAP
13 14 (22.22%) Project Management
13 14 (22.22%) ISEB
13 14 (22.22%) Defect Management
13 14 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
14 13 (20.63%) Retail
15 12 (19.05%) JIRA
15 12 (19.05%) Risk Analysis
15 12 (19.05%) Defect Tracking
16 10 (15.87%) Test Strategy

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (3.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Magento
2 3 (4.76%) SAP ERP
2 3 (4.76%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (38.10%) Selenium
2 16 (25.40%) Cucumber
3 12 (19.05%) JIRA
4 10 (15.87%) Visual Studio
5 6 (9.52%) Redmine
6 5 (7.94%) Grunt
6 5 (7.94%) gulp
6 5 (7.94%) Jasmine
6 5 (7.94%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (7.94%) QUnit
6 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (7.94%) Toad
6 5 (7.94%) WebDriver
7 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
7 4 (6.35%) Zephyr
8 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.76%) NUnit
8 3 (4.76%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.76%) TestRail
General
1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 13 (20.63%) Retail
3 10 (15.87%) Manufacturing
4 6 (9.52%) Electronics
4 6 (9.52%) German Language
5 5 (7.94%) Marketing
5 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
6 4 (6.35%) Automotive
7 2 (3.17%) Aerospace
7 2 (3.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Tester
2 15 (23.81%) QA Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Java Engineer
4 13 (20.63%) QA Tester
5 11 (17.46%) QA Automation Engineer
6 10 (15.87%) Analyst
6 10 (15.87%) Test Analyst
7 9 (14.29%) QA Leader
7 9 (14.29%) Test Engineer
8 8 (12.70%) Automation Tester
8 8 (12.70%) Java Automation Tester
8 8 (12.70%) QA Automation Tester
8 8 (12.70%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 8 (12.70%) Selenium Tester
9 7 (11.11%) Test Leader
10 6 (9.52%) Consultant
10 6 (9.52%) Logistics Coordinator
10 6 (9.52%) Project Coordinator
10 6 (9.52%) Project Support Coordinator
10 6 (9.52%) Release Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) CSS
2 8 (12.70%) HTML
2 8 (12.70%) HTML5
3 7 (11.11%) Web Services
4 6 (9.52%) Ajax
5 5 (7.94%) Angular 2
5 5 (7.94%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (7.94%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (7.94%) React
5 5 (7.94%) REST
5 5 (7.94%) Sass
5 5 (7.94%) SignalR
5 5 (7.94%) WebSockets
5 5 (7.94%) XML
6 3 (4.76%) .NET
6 3 (4.76%) jQuery
6 3 (4.76%) SOAP
7 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (9.52%) Driving Licence
1 6 (9.52%) FMCG
1 6 (9.52%) Internet of Things
1 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
1 6 (9.52%) PMI
2 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) iPad
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.59%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.76%) Android
3 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (60.32%) Test Automation
2 37 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (39.68%) SDLC
4 23 (36.51%) Scrum
5 20 (31.75%) TDD
6 18 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (26.98%) ATDD
7 17 (26.98%) BDD
7 17 (26.98%) Refactoring
8 15 (23.81%) Software Testing
9 14 (22.22%) Defect Management
9 14 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
9 14 (22.22%) Project Management
9 14 (22.22%) Test Scripting
10 12 (19.05%) Defect Tracking
10 12 (19.05%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (15.87%) Test Strategy
12 8 (12.70%) ITIL
12 8 (12.70%) Kanban
13 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) Java
2 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
3 15 (23.81%) SQL
4 7 (11.11%) PHP
5 5 (7.94%) TypeScript
6 4 (6.35%) C#
7 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.17%) Python
9 1 (1.59%) ABAP
9 1 (1.59%) C
9 1 (1.59%) C++
9 1 (1.59%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.59%) Ruby
9 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) Degree
2 14 (22.22%) ISEB
2 14 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (9.52%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.17%) HNC
5 2 (3.17%) HND
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (3.17%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) SAP
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) Capita
4 5 (7.94%) Sage
5 2 (3.17%) Aquila
6 1 (1.59%) Progress
6 1 (1.59%) WorldPay