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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
North West / Manchester
Rank 166 158 153
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 39 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.00% 0.66% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.73% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 25
Median salary £38,100 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.60% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £42,000
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3557 3001 3273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.49% 89.96% 88.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2989 2481 2698
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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
Altrincham - 4 £42,000 -
Salford -10 3 £40,500 +8.00%
Bolton - 3 £26,500 -
Cheadle - 1 £47,500 - 1
Regression Testing
North West

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 82 (79.61%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (45.63%) QA
3 35 (33.98%) Selenium
4 33 (32.04%) BDD
5 31 (30.10%) Cucumber
6 29 (28.16%) Test Scripting
7 27 (26.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (25.24%) Test Automation
9 25 (24.27%) SDLC
9 25 (24.27%) Java
9 25 (24.27%) TDD
10 24 (23.30%) Refactoring
11 23 (22.33%) Scrum
12 22 (21.36%) Automated Testing
13 20 (19.42%) OO
13 20 (19.42%) Software Testing
13 20 (19.42%) ISTQB
14 19 (18.45%) ATDD
15 18 (17.48%) PHP
16 17 (16.50%) .NET
16 17 (16.50%) Web Services
16 17 (16.50%) Finance
16 17 (16.50%) JIRA
16 17 (16.50%) Exploratory Testing
17 16 (15.53%) ISEB
18 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
18 15 (14.56%) QA Automation
19 14 (13.59%) Manual Testing
19 14 (13.59%) Test Strategy
19 14 (13.59%) SAP

Regression Testing
Top Related 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 5 (4.85%) Confluence
2 2 (1.94%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) SAP CO
1 4 (3.88%) SAP FI
1 4 (3.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (3.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) DNS
1 9 (8.74%) Internet
1 9 (8.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) SAP BW
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.91%) Big Data
3 3 (2.91%) MySQL
4 2 (1.94%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (33.98%) Selenium
2 31 (30.10%) Cucumber
3 17 (16.50%) JIRA
4 11 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.80%) WebDriver
6 6 (5.83%) JUnit
6 6 (5.83%) SpecFlow
7 5 (4.85%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.85%) TestComplete
8 4 (3.88%) HP UFT
8 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.94%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.94%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.94%) Grunt
9 2 (1.94%) gulp
9 2 (1.94%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.94%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.94%) QUnit
9 2 (1.94%) Toad
General
1 17 (16.50%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Electronics
2 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.88%) Marketing
2 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.94%) Games
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (31.07%) Analyst
2 22 (21.36%) QA Engineer
2 22 (21.36%) Test Analyst
3 21 (20.39%) QA Automation Engineer
4 20 (19.42%) Developer
4 20 (19.42%) Tester
5 13 (12.62%) Test Manager
6 11 (10.68%) QA Analyst
6 11 (10.68%) Senior QA Engineer
6 11 (10.68%) Test Engineer
7 10 (9.71%) Automation Tester
8 9 (8.74%) Automation Engineer
8 9 (8.74%) Java Engineer
8 9 (8.74%) PHP Developer
8 9 (8.74%) Senior Tester
9 8 (7.77%) QA Automation Analyst
9 8 (7.77%) QA Tester
9 8 (7.77%) Senior Test Engineer
9 8 (7.77%) Test Leader
10 7 (6.80%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.50%) .NET
1 17 (16.50%) Web Services
2 11 (10.68%) Gherkin
3 7 (6.80%) SOAP
4 6 (5.83%) jQuery
5 5 (4.85%) XML
6 4 (3.88%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.91%) CSS
7 3 (2.91%) HTML
7 3 (2.91%) HTML5
8 2 (1.94%) Akka
8 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.94%) Behat
8 2 (1.94%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.94%) React
8 2 (1.94%) REST
8 2 (1.94%) Sass
8 2 (1.94%) SignalR
8 2 (1.94%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Computer Science
1 6 (5.83%) iPad
2 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.94%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.94%) Online Games
4 2 (1.94%) Replication
4 2 (1.94%) User Experience
5 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.74%) Windows
2 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (5.83%) Android
3 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.85%) Linux
5 4 (3.88%) Unix
6 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.97%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (79.61%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.04%) BDD
3 29 (28.16%) Test Scripting
4 27 (26.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (25.24%) Test Automation
6 25 (24.27%) SDLC
6 25 (24.27%) TDD
7 24 (23.30%) Refactoring
8 23 (22.33%) Scrum
9 22 (21.36%) Automated Testing
10 20 (19.42%) OO
10 20 (19.42%) Software Testing
11 19 (18.45%) ATDD
12 17 (16.50%) Exploratory Testing
13 15 (14.56%) QA Automation
14 14 (13.59%) E-Commerce
14 14 (13.59%) Manual Testing
14 14 (13.59%) Test Strategy
15 12 (11.65%) Integration Testing
15 12 (11.65%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.27%) Java
2 18 (17.48%) PHP
3 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.65%) Ruby
4 12 (11.65%) SQL
5 10 (9.71%) C#
6 7 (6.80%) C++
7 6 (5.83%) Python
8 4 (3.88%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.94%) C
10 2 (1.94%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.97%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) ISTQB
2 16 (15.53%) ISEB
3 7 (6.80%) Degree
4 5 (4.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (45.63%) QA
2 7 (6.80%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (13.59%) SAP
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.83%) Oracle
3 1 (0.97%) ForgeRock
3 1 (0.97%) Google
3 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
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