Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 154 181
Rank change year-on-year -55 +27 -20
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 21 43 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.38% 0.92% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 1.00% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 34
Scotland median annual salary £40,750 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.49% +11.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £36,375 £28,950 £31,500
90th Percentile £58,125 £45,875 £40,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,040 4,283 5,533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.07% 91.28% 90.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,301 2,702 3,515
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,625 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.84% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Scotland

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in Scotland

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in Scotland

Regression Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Edinburgh -24 10 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Glasgow -45 8 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Fife -6 3 - -
Regression Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 14 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (33.33%) ISEB
4 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) Degree
5 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) DevOps
6 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
6 4 (19.05%) Game Development
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Games
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 4 (19.05%) Android
6 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) JIRA
7 3 (14.29%) iPhone
7 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Workflow
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) HP
7 3 (14.29%) OpenGL
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle
7 3 (14.29%) Unix
7 3 (14.29%) HP UFT
7 3 (14.29%) Python

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) Big Data
4 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.76%) HBase
4 1 (4.76%) Impala
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 3 (14.29%) Toad
3 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Games
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Product Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Release Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Release Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) OpenGL
1 3 (14.29%) WebGL
2 2 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (9.52%) Sensu
3 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.76%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 3 (14.29%) iPad
1 3 (14.29%) iPhone
1 3 (14.29%) Xbox
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Games
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Android
1 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (23.81%) DevOps
3 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Game Development
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Mobile Development
5 3 (14.29%) Open Source
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Scala
4 1 (4.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ISEB
1 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (28.57%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (9.52%) LXC
2 2 (9.52%) OpenAM
2 2 (9.52%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.52%) Graphite
2 2 (9.52%) Icinga
2 2 (9.52%) Kibana
2 2 (9.52%) logstash
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Oozie
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Avaloq
1 3 (14.29%) HP
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Cloudera
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Tableau