Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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
England > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 111 114
Rank change year-on-year +20 +3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 18 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.33% 0.40% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.47% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 7
North East median annual salary £33,000 £31,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.94% -25.29% +14.71%
10th Percentile £22,750 £30,000 £29,400
90th Percentile £38,750 £37,125 £43,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -2.97%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1175 1269 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 87.10% 84.43% 88.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 1073 1190
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,475 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in the North East

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in the North East

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in the North East

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

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in the North East

Regression Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the North East 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
Tyne and Wear +27 15 £27,500 -20.29% 1
Durham -18 3 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Regression Testing
England

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 North East region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 8 (44.44%) Functional Testing
4 7 (38.89%) SDLC
4 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
4 7 (38.89%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) Cognizant
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Validation
5 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Banking
5 6 (33.33%) User Stories
5 6 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (27.78%) Ranorex
6 5 (27.78%) Black-Box Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) REST
6 5 (27.78%) Selenium
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) ISEB
6 5 (27.78%) SOAP
6 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
7 4 (22.22%) JMeter

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Ranorex
1 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 4 (22.22%) JMeter
2 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 4 (22.22%) Robot Framework
2 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Functional Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Functional Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 5 (27.78%) REST
2 5 (27.78%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) MFC
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) XHTML
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Functional Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 7 (38.89%) SDLC
4 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 6 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) User Stories
5 6 (33.33%) Validation
6 5 (27.78%) Black-Box Testing
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (22.22%) ATDD
7 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
7 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cognizant
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft