The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
South West / Somerset
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 70 65
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 8 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.16% 0.93% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.05% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 7
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% -10.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £58,600
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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 629 571 497
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 90.90% 88.12% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 454 501 446
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in Somerset

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Somerset over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in Somerset

Regression Testing
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bath -7 6 £46,250 +23.33%
Taunton - 1 £37,500 -
Portishead - 1 - -
Regression Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 12 (70.59%) Selenium
3 11 (64.71%) Web Services
4 10 (58.82%) Python
4 10 (58.82%) Cucumber
5 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
6 8 (47.06%) HTTP
7 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
8 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
9 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
10 4 (23.53%) System Testing
10 4 (23.53%) JIRA
10 4 (23.53%) BDD
10 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
11 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
11 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
11 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
11 3 (17.65%) .NET
12 2 (11.76%) SOAP
12 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
12 2 (11.76%) ISEB
12 2 (11.76%) SQL
12 2 (11.76%) Windows
12 2 (11.76%) Linux
12 2 (11.76%) TDD
12 2 (11.76%) Scrum
12 2 (11.76%) Replication
12 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) ICMP
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Selenium
2 10 (58.82%) Cucumber
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
4 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
4 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.88%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Tester
2 8 (47.06%) Software Tester
3 5 (29.41%) Test Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Developer in Test
6 1 (5.88%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) BDD
5 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
5 4 (23.53%) System Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) Kanban
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) TDD
7 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.88%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Python
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) JTAG
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware