Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 102 65
Rank change year-on-year +35 -37 +19
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 20 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.02% 0.46% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 0.52% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 18
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £34,712 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.44% -13.22% -20.00%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,024 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £36,240 £50,300
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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 895 1146 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.59% 88.49% 87.75%
Number of salaries quoted 668 775 618
Merseyside median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £65,000
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 Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Merseyside

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in Merseyside

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

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

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in Merseyside

Regression Testing
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 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
Liverpool +37 18 £42,500 +22.44%
Wirral - 1 £41,500 -
Birkenhead - 1 £32,500 -
Regression Testing
North West

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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 16 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 15 (75.00%) Data Conversion
2 15 (75.00%) SAP
2 15 (75.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 11 (55.00%) SAP FI
3 11 (55.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 11 (55.00%) SAP CO
4 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (25.00%) QA
4 5 (25.00%) ISEB
5 4 (20.00%) SAP APO
5 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (20.00%) JIRA
5 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Usability Testing
5 4 (20.00%) System Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (15.00%) Smoke Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Test Management
6 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (15.00%) Russian Language
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) Selenium
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
8 1 (5.00%) Hudson

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Business Applications
1 11 (55.00%) SAP CO
1 11 (55.00%) SAP FI
1 11 (55.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (20.00%) SAP APO
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (15.00%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) SAP CO Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) SAP FI Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 7 (35.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) SAP Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) SAP Business Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) SAP APO Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) SAP APO Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) SAP CO Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) SAP FI Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) SAP FI Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) SAP FI/CO Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 15 (75.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 15 (75.00%) Data Conversion
3 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (20.00%) System Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Management
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Line Management
6 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
1 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) SAP