Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 132 110
Rank change year-on-year +17 -22 -6
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 6 8 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.38% 0.34% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.41% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 30
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £27,875 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.47% -28.06% +19.23%
10th Percentile £28,250 £23,375 £29,421
90th Percentile £43,750 £48,175 £42,575
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £28,250 £38,750
% change year-on-year +50.44% -27.10% +19.23%

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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1398 1969 2063
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 88.20% 84.40% 85.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 1707 1755
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +4.05% +5.71%
10th Percentile £23,950 £22,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £56,400 £54,750 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram 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 23 July 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
Cardiff +13 6 £42,500 +50.44% 1
Regression Testing
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) Test Management
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Product Management
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (16.67%) JMeter
5 1 (16.67%) CMS
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB

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 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (66.67%) Product Management
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 4 (66.67%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
South Wales
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Resource Group
Salary: £25-32K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago