The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 195 210
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 75 41 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.09% 0.74% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.84% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 49 39 45
Median salary £35,000 £46,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.73% +32.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,200 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6180 4891 5734
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.83% 88.29% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5009 4133 4657
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in the North West

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in the North West

Regression Testing
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Manchester -33 30 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Merseyside +3 13 £41,500 -17.00% 2
Lancashire +9 9 £24,500 -47.31% 1
Cheshire -23 7 £35,000 -8.49%
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 72 (56.69%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (40.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 51 (40.16%) Test Automation
4 45 (35.43%) QA
5 41 (32.28%) Test Scripting
6 35 (27.56%) SDLC
7 29 (22.83%) Selenium
7 29 (22.83%) SAP
8 24 (18.90%) Software Testing
9 23 (18.11%) BDD
10 22 (17.32%) ISTQB
11 21 (16.54%) Cucumber
11 21 (16.54%) Java
12 20 (15.75%) .NET
12 20 (15.75%) Scrum
12 20 (15.75%) JIRA
13 19 (14.96%) Refactoring
13 19 (14.96%) Test Strategy
13 19 (14.96%) Manufacturing
13 19 (14.96%) TDD
13 19 (14.96%) ISEB
14 18 (14.17%) Business Analysis
15 17 (13.39%) System Testing
15 17 (13.39%) Finance
15 17 (13.39%) Microsoft
16 16 (12.60%) SQL
16 16 (12.60%) Windows
16 16 (12.60%) Validation
16 16 (12.60%) Manual Testing
16 16 (12.60%) SAP Implementation

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (3.15%) Confluence
2 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.79%) CMS
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.30%) SAP CO
1 8 (6.30%) SAP FI
1 8 (6.30%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (3.94%) SAP PP
2 5 (3.94%) SAP SD
3 4 (3.15%) SAP APO
3 4 (3.15%) SAP WM
4 2 (1.57%) SAP EWM
4 2 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.79%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.79%) Magento
5 1 (0.79%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.79%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) Internet
2 6 (4.72%) DNS
2 6 (4.72%) SMTP
3 3 (2.36%) HTTP
3 3 (2.36%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.57%) MySQL
1 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) Big Data
2 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (22.83%) Selenium
2 21 (16.54%) Cucumber
3 20 (15.75%) JIRA
4 11 (8.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (6.30%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.36%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.36%) Grunt
6 3 (2.36%) gulp
6 3 (2.36%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.36%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (2.36%) QUnit
7 2 (1.57%) JUnit
7 2 (1.57%) TestRail
7 2 (1.57%) Xcode
8 1 (0.79%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.79%) Hudson
8 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.79%) NUnit
8 1 (0.79%) Toad
8 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (14.96%) Manufacturing
2 17 (13.39%) Finance
3 5 (3.94%) Games
4 4 (3.15%) Retail
5 3 (2.36%) Billing
5 3 (2.36%) Marketing
5 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (42.52%) Analyst
2 28 (22.05%) Test Analyst
3 27 (21.26%) Tester
4 19 (14.96%) Consultant
4 19 (14.96%) QA Engineer
4 19 (14.96%) SAP Consultant
5 18 (14.17%) QA Automation Engineer
5 18 (14.17%) QA Tester
6 16 (12.60%) SAP Analyst
7 15 (11.81%) QA Analyst
8 12 (9.45%) Business Analyst
8 12 (9.45%) Developer
8 12 (9.45%) Java Engineer
8 12 (9.45%) SAP Business Analyst
8 12 (9.45%) Test Engineer
9 11 (8.66%) Automation Tester
10 10 (7.87%) QA Automation Tester
11 9 (7.09%) Java Automation Tester
11 9 (7.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 9 (7.09%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.75%) .NET
2 12 (9.45%) XML
3 11 (8.66%) Web Services
4 6 (4.72%) EDI
5 4 (3.15%) CSS
5 4 (3.15%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.15%) HTML
5 4 (3.15%) HTML5
5 4 (3.15%) REST
6 3 (2.36%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.36%) Angular 2
6 3 (2.36%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (2.36%) jQuery
6 3 (2.36%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (2.36%) React
6 3 (2.36%) Sass
6 3 (2.36%) SignalR
6 3 (2.36%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.72%) iPad
1 6 (4.72%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.94%) TRADACOMS
3 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.36%) Online Games
4 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.60%) Windows
2 12 (9.45%) Apple iOS
3 10 (7.87%) Android
4 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.57%) Unix
5 2 (1.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.79%) Debian
6 1 (0.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (56.69%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (40.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 51 (40.16%) Test Automation
4 41 (32.28%) Test Scripting
5 35 (27.56%) SDLC
6 24 (18.90%) Software Testing
7 23 (18.11%) BDD
8 20 (15.75%) Scrum
9 19 (14.96%) Refactoring
9 19 (14.96%) TDD
9 19 (14.96%) Test Strategy
10 18 (14.17%) Business Analysis
11 17 (13.39%) System Testing
12 16 (12.60%) Manual Testing
12 16 (12.60%) SAP Implementation
12 16 (12.60%) Validation
13 14 (11.02%) Exploratory Testing
14 13 (10.24%) ATDD
14 13 (10.24%) Defect Management
15 11 (8.66%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.54%) Java
2 16 (12.60%) SQL
3 14 (11.02%) C#
4 13 (10.24%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.45%) PHP
6 9 (7.09%) Ruby
7 4 (3.15%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.36%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.57%) C
9 2 (1.57%) C++
9 2 (1.57%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.57%) Python
9 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.79%) Delphi
10 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (17.32%) ISTQB
2 19 (14.96%) ISEB
3 9 (7.09%) Degree
4 7 (5.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.36%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.79%) CCNP
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.79%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (35.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (22.83%) SAP
2 17 (13.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.57%) TOWER Software
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco
4 1 (0.79%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.79%) Juniper
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle
4 1 (0.79%) Progress
4 1 (0.79%) Sage
4 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
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