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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 125 130
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 10 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.42% 1.06% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.18% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 28
Median salary £34,250 £40,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.43% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £41,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2166 2630 2820
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.78% 90.28% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1636 1723
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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
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 3 months to 26 April 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
Glasgow +6 7 £34,250 -8.66% 2
Edinburgh -1 4 £35,750 -12.80% 1
Regression Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 9 (42.86%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 7 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (33.33%) QA
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Web Services
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
7 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
7 4 (19.05%) .NET
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) User Stories
8 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (14.29%) ISEB
8 3 (14.29%) Python
8 3 (14.29%) System Testing
8 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (9.52%) TDD
9 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Selenium
9 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
9 2 (9.52%) SharePoint

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%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JUnit
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
1 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) UX Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 7 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (19.05%) User Stories
7 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 3 (14.29%) System Testing
7 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) API Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
8 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) SDLC
8 2 (9.52%) TDD
8 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
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