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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
England / South West
Rank 161 180 206
Rank change year-on-year +19 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 72 73 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.43% 1.24% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.40% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 55 56 40
Median salary £37,500 £36,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% -14.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4529 5216 5253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.17% 88.75% 87.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3734 4256 4369
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,112 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in the South West

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in the South West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in the South West

Regression Testing
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Bristol +19 26 £42,500 +32.81% 3
Devon +14 17 £35,000 -3.44%
Wiltshire +25 14 £35,750 +2.14% 1
Somerset -8 9 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Gloucestershire -11 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 63 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (41.80%) Selenium
3 49 (40.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 46 (37.70%) QA
5 40 (32.79%) Automated Testing
6 35 (28.69%) C#
7 33 (27.05%) ISEB
8 32 (26.23%) ISTQB
9 29 (23.77%) Cucumber
10 27 (22.13%) Performance Testing
10 27 (22.13%) Finance
10 27 (22.13%) SQL
11 25 (20.49%) Unit Testing
12 23 (18.85%) Degree
13 21 (17.21%) Test Scripting
13 21 (17.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (15.57%) Business Analysis
15 19 (15.57%) Software Testing
15 19 (15.57%) Waterfall
16 18 (14.75%) C++
17 17 (13.93%) Software Engineering
18 16 (13.11%) E-Commerce
18 16 (13.11%) BDD
18 16 (13.11%) Jenkins
18 16 (13.11%) Mobile App
18 16 (13.11%) System Testing
18 16 (13.11%) Test Management
18 16 (13.11%) Load Testing
18 16 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (2.46%) CMS
2 2 (1.64%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.82%) Apache
3 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Infor M3
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.64%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) HTTP
2 5 (4.10%) Internet
3 2 (1.64%) Intranet
3 2 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.64%) Big Data
2 2 (1.64%) MySQL
2 2 (1.64%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 51 (41.80%) Selenium
2 29 (23.77%) Cucumber
3 16 (13.11%) Jenkins
4 14 (11.48%) JIRA
5 13 (10.66%) Appium
5 13 (10.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (10.66%) Calabash
5 13 (10.66%) Gatling
5 13 (10.66%) The Grinder
6 10 (8.20%) NUnit
7 9 (7.38%) SoapUI
8 7 (5.74%) Bugzilla
8 7 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (5.74%) WebDriver
9 6 (4.92%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (2.46%) HP UFT
10 3 (2.46%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.64%) TestDirector
11 2 (1.64%) WinRunner
12 1 (0.82%) JUnit
General
1 27 (22.13%) Finance
2 15 (12.30%) Electronics
3 11 (9.02%) Banking
4 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.56%) Retail
6 6 (4.92%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.46%) Military
8 2 (1.64%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.82%) Advertising
9 1 (0.82%) Back Office
9 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (26.23%) Analyst
2 30 (24.59%) Test Analyst
3 21 (17.21%) Test Manager
4 20 (16.39%) Tester
5 15 (12.30%) Firmware Engineer
6 11 (9.02%) Software Tester
7 10 (8.20%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) Development Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) Automation Tester
10 6 (4.92%) Business Test Analyst
10 6 (4.92%) Manual Tester
10 6 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.92%) Software Analyst
10 6 (4.92%) Software Test Analyst
10 6 (4.92%) Test Leader
11 5 (4.10%) Applications Manager
11 5 (4.10%) QA Manager
11 5 (4.10%) QA Tester
11 5 (4.10%) Senior Development Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.66%) Web Services
2 11 (9.02%) HTML
3 9 (7.38%) CSS
4 7 (5.74%) .NET
5 5 (4.10%) SOAP
5 5 (4.10%) XML
6 4 (3.28%) JSON
6 4 (3.28%) WPF
7 3 (2.46%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.46%) REST
7 3 (2.46%) Spring
7 3 (2.46%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.64%) CSS3
8 2 (1.64%) XHTML
9 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.82%) Behat
9 1 (0.82%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.11%) Mobile App
2 15 (12.30%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 7 (5.74%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.64%) CMDB
7 2 (1.64%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.64%) Replication
8 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.56%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Linux
3 5 (4.10%) Unix
4 3 (2.46%) Android
4 3 (2.46%) CentOS
4 3 (2.46%) Solaris
5 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (51.64%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.16%) User Acceptance Testing
3 40 (32.79%) Automated Testing
4 27 (22.13%) Performance Testing
5 25 (20.49%) Unit Testing
6 21 (17.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (17.21%) Test Scripting
7 20 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (15.57%) Business Analysis
8 19 (15.57%) Software Testing
8 19 (15.57%) Waterfall
9 17 (13.93%) Software Engineering
10 16 (13.11%) BDD
10 16 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (13.11%) E-Commerce
10 16 (13.11%) Load Testing
10 16 (13.11%) System Testing
10 16 (13.11%) Test Management
11 15 (12.30%) Physics
12 13 (10.66%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.69%) C#
2 27 (22.13%) SQL
3 18 (14.75%) C++
4 15 (12.30%) C
4 15 (12.30%) Python
5 12 (9.84%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.56%) Java
7 5 (4.10%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.28%) Ruby
9 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.82%) PHP
10 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (27.05%) ISEB
2 32 (26.23%) ISTQB
3 23 (18.85%) Degree
4 10 (8.20%) Security Cleared
5 9 (7.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (37.70%) QA
2 12 (9.84%) JTAG
3 2 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.30%) Firmware
2 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.82%) Nagios
2 1 (0.82%) WMI
2 1 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (5.74%) Oracle
2 3 (2.46%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.64%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.64%) HP
3 2 (1.64%) SAP
4 1 (0.82%) Citrix
4 1 (0.82%) Dell KACE
4 1 (0.82%) Intel Security
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.82%) NetApp
4 1 (0.82%) Panasonic
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