Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 113 137
Rank change year-on-year +17 +24 -24
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 10 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.74% 1.02% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.13% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 8
South Wales median annual salary £37,000 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.45% -4.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,225 £27,375 £29,450
90th Percentile £40,250 £47,875 £43,750
Wales median annual salary £36,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.96% -4.29% +2.94%

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,205 1,767 1,957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.67% 90.29% 83.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,059 1,588 1,710
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £56,250 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +1.69%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in South Wales

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in South Wales

Regression Testing
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the South Wales 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
Cardiff +15 5 £37,250 +14.62% 4
Torfaen +9 2 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Newport 0 1 £38,000 -24.00%
Regression Testing
Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Selenium
3 7 (70.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (40.00%) Android
5 4 (40.00%) JIRA
5 4 (40.00%) QA
5 4 (40.00%) Test Management
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (30.00%) Data Quality
6 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Analytics
7 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (20.00%) User Experience
7 2 (20.00%) Apple Swift
7 2 (20.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) Data Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) BrowserStack
1 1 (10.00%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (40.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) JMeter
5 2 (20.00%) JUnit
6 1 (10.00%) Appium
6 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (10.00%) TestLink
6 1 (10.00%) VersionOne
6 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Jest
1 1 (10.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Test Management
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (20.00%) Data Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Kanban
6 2 (20.00%) Product Management
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Korn
2 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Perforce
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore