Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 226 227
Rank change year-on-year -14 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 137 137 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.03% 1.10% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.22% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 78 131 123
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,450 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £50,800
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -2.44%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11909 11223 11591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.90% 89.76% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9463 9353 9582
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 West

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Manchester -35 62 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Merseyside +29 20 £42,500 +22.44%
Cheshire -56 12 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Lancashire +9 10 £24,500 -47.31%
Cumbria - 3 £45,000 -
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 64 (46.72%) User Acceptance Testing
2 63 (45.99%) SAP
3 46 (33.58%) Test Automation
4 44 (32.12%) QA
4 44 (32.12%) Manufacturing
5 43 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (24.82%) Business Analysis
7 33 (24.09%) Test Scripting
8 31 (22.63%) Software Testing
9 30 (21.90%) SAP Implementation
10 28 (20.44%) Selenium
11 27 (19.71%) Finance
11 27 (19.71%) Java
12 26 (18.98%) Degree
12 26 (18.98%) SDLC
13 24 (17.52%) ISTQB
14 23 (16.79%) Scrum
15 22 (16.06%) ISEB
16 21 (15.33%) Business Process Analysis
17 20 (14.60%) TDD
18 19 (13.87%) SAP CO
18 19 (13.87%) SAP FI/CO
18 19 (13.87%) SAP FI
18 19 (13.87%) SQL
19 18 (13.14%) JavaScript
19 18 (13.14%) Microsoft
20 17 (12.41%) JIRA
20 17 (12.41%) Refactoring
20 17 (12.41%) ATDD
20 17 (12.41%) BDD

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 2 (1.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (13.87%) SAP CO
1 19 (13.87%) SAP FI
1 19 (13.87%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (5.84%) SAP SD
3 7 (5.11%) SAP WM
4 6 (4.38%) SAP PP
5 5 (3.65%) Magento
5 5 (3.65%) SAP MM
6 4 (2.92%) SAP APO
6 4 (2.92%) SAP EWM
7 3 (2.19%) SAP ERP
7 3 (2.19%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.73%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.73%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database
1 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (20.44%) Selenium
2 17 (12.41%) JIRA
3 16 (11.68%) Cucumber
4 10 (7.30%) Visual Studio
5 7 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.38%) Redmine
6 6 (4.38%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.65%) Grunt
7 5 (3.65%) gulp
7 5 (3.65%) Jasmine
7 5 (3.65%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (3.65%) QUnit
7 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (3.65%) Toad
8 4 (2.92%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.92%) NUnit
8 4 (2.92%) Ranorex
8 4 (2.92%) Zephyr
9 3 (2.19%) SoapUI
General
1 44 (32.12%) Manufacturing
2 27 (19.71%) Finance
3 13 (9.49%) Retail
4 6 (4.38%) Electronics
5 5 (3.65%) German Language
5 5 (3.65%) Marketing
5 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.92%) Automotive
6 4 (2.92%) Billing
7 3 (2.19%) Russian Language
8 2 (1.46%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (34.31%) Analyst
2 43 (31.39%) Consultant
3 38 (27.74%) SAP Consultant
4 28 (20.44%) SAP Analyst
5 22 (16.06%) Tester
6 21 (15.33%) Business Analyst
6 21 (15.33%) SAP Business Analyst
7 19 (13.87%) Test Analyst
8 16 (11.68%) QA Engineer
8 16 (11.68%) SAP CO Consultant
8 16 (11.68%) SAP FI Consultant
8 16 (11.68%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 15 (10.95%) QA Tester
10 14 (10.22%) Java Engineer
11 13 (9.49%) Test Leader
12 12 (8.76%) QA Automation Engineer
12 12 (8.76%) Test Engineer
13 11 (8.03%) Automation Tester
14 9 (6.57%) QA Leader
14 9 (6.57%) SAP Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.49%) XML
2 12 (8.76%) EDI
3 9 (6.57%) CSS
4 8 (5.84%) HTML
4 8 (5.84%) HTML5
5 7 (5.11%) Web Services
6 6 (4.38%) .NET
6 6 (4.38%) Ajax
7 5 (3.65%) Angular 2
7 5 (3.65%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (3.65%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (3.65%) React
7 5 (3.65%) REST
7 5 (3.65%) Sass
7 5 (3.65%) SignalR
7 5 (3.65%) WebSockets
8 4 (2.92%) IDoc
9 3 (2.19%) jQuery
9 3 (2.19%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.84%) TRADACOMS
2 7 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.38%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.38%) PMI
4 5 (3.65%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.65%) FMCG
4 5 (3.65%) Internet of Things
4 5 (3.65%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.46%) iPad
6 1 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.73%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.84%) Windows
2 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.19%) Android
3 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.46%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (46.72%) User Acceptance Testing
2 46 (33.58%) Test Automation
3 43 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (24.82%) Business Analysis
5 33 (24.09%) Test Scripting
6 31 (22.63%) Software Testing
7 30 (21.90%) SAP Implementation
8 26 (18.98%) SDLC
9 23 (16.79%) Scrum
10 21 (15.33%) Business Process Analysis
11 20 (14.60%) TDD
12 17 (12.41%) ATDD
12 17 (12.41%) BDD
12 17 (12.41%) Refactoring
13 16 (11.68%) Defect Management
14 15 (10.95%) Data Conversion
14 15 (10.95%) Defect Tracking
14 15 (10.95%) Test Strategy
14 15 (10.95%) Validation
15 14 (10.22%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.71%) Java
2 19 (13.87%) SQL
3 18 (13.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.11%) PHP
5 6 (4.38%) C#
6 5 (3.65%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.19%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.46%) Python
9 1 (0.73%) ABAP
9 1 (0.73%) C
9 1 (0.73%) C++
9 1 (0.73%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.73%) Ruby
9 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (18.98%) Degree
2 24 (17.52%) ISTQB
3 22 (16.06%) ISEB
4 15 (10.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.38%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.65%) SAP Certification
7 4 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.19%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.46%) HNC
9 2 (1.46%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (32.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (1.46%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.73%) Firmware
Vendors
1 63 (45.99%) SAP
2 18 (13.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.57%) Oracle
4 7 (5.11%) Capita
5 5 (3.65%) Sage
6 2 (1.46%) Aquila
6 2 (1.46%) Google
7 1 (0.73%) Progress
7 1 (0.73%) WorldPay