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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 153 147
Rank change year-on-year -28 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 31 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.74% 0.83% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.92% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 35
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £24,800 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £40,000
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3822 3152 3044
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.22% 90.11% 90.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3271 2700 2543
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Bolton - 3 £26,500 -
Cheadle - 3 £38,000 -
Bury -5 2 £25,000 -18.03%
Altrincham -9 1 - -
Stockport -19 1 £29,000 +5.45% 2
Wigan -23 1 £45,000 +63.63%
Salford - 1 £42,500 -
Regression Testing
North West

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 Manchester region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 58 (84.06%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (57.97%) Test Automation
3 36 (52.17%) QA
4 25 (36.23%) Selenium
5 24 (34.78%) SDLC
6 23 (33.33%) BDD
7 22 (31.88%) Test Scripting
8 21 (30.43%) Cucumber
9 20 (28.99%) Java
10 19 (27.54%) Refactoring
10 19 (27.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (27.54%) Scrum
11 17 (24.64%) TDD
12 16 (23.19%) JIRA
12 16 (23.19%) Finance
13 15 (21.74%) .NET
14 14 (20.29%) Windows
14 14 (20.29%) ISTQB
14 14 (20.29%) Exploratory Testing
15 13 (18.84%) ATDD
16 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
16 12 (17.39%) PHP
17 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
17 11 (15.94%) Defect Management
18 10 (14.49%) Defect Tracking
18 10 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
18 10 (14.49%) Risk Analysis
18 10 (14.49%) Android
19 9 (13.04%) ISEB

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 4 (5.80%) Confluence
2 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) DNS
1 6 (8.70%) Internet
1 6 (8.70%) SMTP
2 1 (1.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Big Data
1 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (36.23%) Selenium
2 21 (30.43%) Cucumber
3 16 (23.19%) JIRA
4 10 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (8.70%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.35%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.35%) Grunt
6 3 (4.35%) gulp
6 3 (4.35%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (4.35%) QUnit
7 2 (2.90%) JUnit
7 2 (2.90%) TestRail
8 1 (1.45%) Calabash
8 1 (1.45%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.45%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.45%) Toad
8 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (23.19%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Games
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Marketing
4 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.90%) Electronics
5 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Analyst
2 18 (26.09%) QA Engineer
3 17 (24.64%) QA Automation Engineer
4 16 (23.19%) Test Analyst
4 16 (23.19%) Tester
5 12 (17.39%) Java Engineer
5 12 (17.39%) QA Analyst
5 12 (17.39%) QA Tester
6 11 (15.94%) Test Engineer
7 10 (14.49%) Automation Tester
7 10 (14.49%) Developer
8 9 (13.04%) Java Automation Tester
8 9 (13.04%) QA Automation Tester
8 9 (13.04%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 9 (13.04%) Selenium Tester
9 8 (11.59%) QA Automation Analyst
10 6 (8.70%) PHP Developer
11 5 (7.25%) Automation Analyst
11 5 (7.25%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (7.25%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) .NET
2 9 (13.04%) Web Services
3 4 (5.80%) CSS
3 4 (5.80%) Gherkin
3 4 (5.80%) HTML
3 4 (5.80%) HTML5
3 4 (5.80%) XML
4 3 (4.35%) Angular 2
4 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (4.35%) jQuery
4 3 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (4.35%) React
4 3 (4.35%) REST
4 3 (4.35%) Sass
4 3 (4.35%) SignalR
4 3 (4.35%) WebSockets
5 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.90%) Ajax
6 1 (1.45%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) iPad
2 3 (4.35%) Online Games
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows
2 10 (14.49%) Android
2 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
3 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.90%) Unix
4 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.45%) Debian
5 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (84.06%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (57.97%) Test Automation
3 24 (34.78%) SDLC
4 23 (33.33%) BDD
5 22 (31.88%) Test Scripting
6 19 (27.54%) Refactoring
6 19 (27.54%) Scrum
6 19 (27.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (24.64%) TDD
8 14 (20.29%) Exploratory Testing
9 13 (18.84%) ATDD
10 11 (15.94%) Defect Management
10 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
11 10 (14.49%) Defect Tracking
11 10 (14.49%) Risk Analysis
12 9 (13.04%) Data Protection
12 9 (13.04%) OO
12 9 (13.04%) Software Testing
13 8 (11.59%) Manual Testing
13 8 (11.59%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) Java
2 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 12 (17.39%) PHP
3 9 (13.04%) SQL
4 7 (10.14%) C#
5 6 (8.70%) Ruby
6 4 (5.80%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.35%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.90%) C++
8 2 (2.90%) Python
8 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.45%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) ISTQB
2 9 (13.04%) ISEB
3 5 (7.25%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CCNP
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.45%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (52.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) SAP
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco
3 1 (1.45%) ForgeRock
3 1 (1.45%) Juniper
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) Progress
3 1 (1.45%) Sage
3 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
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