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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 189 221
Rank change year-on-year -13 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 40 46 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.76% 0.88% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.99% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36 45 27
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +32.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £29,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,125 £55,000 £59,300
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 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 4783 4634 5167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.38% 88.38% 86.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16720 16208 16022
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £67,500
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

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

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 28 June 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 28 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
Bristol -6 21 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Somerset 0 8 £42,500 -10.52%
Wiltshire 0 5 £42,500 +57.40% 1
Gloucestershire -15 5 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £60,000 -
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South West region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 75 (66.37%) Test Automation
2 64 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (46.02%) Selenium
4 45 (39.82%) QA
5 37 (32.74%) C#
6 35 (30.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 30 (26.55%) Cucumber
8 27 (23.89%) Finance
9 26 (23.01%) Performance Testing
10 23 (20.35%) JIRA
11 21 (18.58%) Unit Testing
12 20 (17.70%) Waterfall
12 20 (17.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (16.81%) C++
13 19 (16.81%) SQL
14 18 (15.93%) Java
14 18 (15.93%) Scrum
14 18 (15.93%) Test Scripting
14 18 (15.93%) Degree
15 17 (15.04%) SoapUI
16 16 (14.16%) ISEB
16 16 (14.16%) C
16 16 (14.16%) Software Engineering
16 16 (14.16%) Test Strategy
16 16 (14.16%) BDD
16 16 (14.16%) Manual Testing
17 15 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (13.27%) Non-Functional Testing
17 15 (13.27%) ISTQB
17 15 (13.27%) Electronics

Regression Testing
Co-occurring 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 4 (3.54%) Confluence
2 2 (1.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Infor M3
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) BrowserStack
1 4 (3.54%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) Lucidchart
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.08%) HTTP
2 3 (2.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) ICMP
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.88%) Big Data
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 52 (46.02%) Selenium
2 30 (26.55%) Cucumber
3 23 (20.35%) JIRA
4 17 (15.04%) SoapUI
5 12 (10.62%) NUnit
6 11 (9.73%) WebDriver
7 9 (7.96%) JMeter
8 8 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (6.19%) Git (software)
9 7 (6.19%) Jenkins
9 7 (6.19%) Visual Studio
10 6 (5.31%) Appium
10 6 (5.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (5.31%) Calabash
10 6 (5.31%) Gatling
10 6 (5.31%) The Grinder
11 5 (4.42%) Selenium IDE
12 4 (3.54%) IntelliJ
12 4 (3.54%) Zephyr
13 3 (2.65%) SpecFlow
General
1 27 (23.89%) Finance
2 15 (13.27%) Electronics
3 7 (6.19%) Banking
4 6 (5.31%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.54%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Advertising
6 2 (1.77%) Military
6 2 (1.77%) Retail
6 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (25.66%) Tester
2 24 (21.24%) Analyst
3 20 (17.70%) Test Analyst
4 17 (15.04%) Test Manager
5 15 (13.27%) QA Tester
6 13 (11.50%) Automation Tester
6 13 (11.50%) Firmware Engineer
7 11 (9.73%) Software Tester
8 9 (7.96%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (7.08%) Development Engineer
9 8 (7.08%) QA Automation Tester
9 8 (7.08%) QA Manager
9 8 (7.08%) Senior Firmware Engineer
10 7 (6.19%) QA Analyst
11 6 (5.31%) QA Leader
11 6 (5.31%) QA Test Manager
11 6 (5.31%) Test Leader
12 5 (4.42%) Agile Test Analyst
12 5 (4.42%) Test Engineer
13 4 (3.54%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.27%) Web Services
2 10 (8.85%) HTML
3 9 (7.96%) .NET
4 8 (7.08%) SOAP
5 7 (6.19%) CSS
5 7 (6.19%) XML
6 4 (3.54%) WPF
7 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.77%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.77%) J2EE
7 2 (1.77%) JSON
7 2 (1.77%) Middleware
7 2 (1.77%) Qt
7 2 (1.77%) REST
7 2 (1.77%) Spring
7 2 (1.77%) Spring MVC
7 2 (1.77%) XHTML
8 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (5.31%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.77%) CMDB
6 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.77%) Replication
6 2 (1.77%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.19%) Windows
2 4 (3.54%) Unix
3 3 (2.65%) Linux
4 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.77%) Solaris
4 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (66.37%) Test Automation
2 64 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (30.97%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (23.01%) Performance Testing
5 21 (18.58%) Unit Testing
6 20 (17.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (17.70%) Waterfall
7 18 (15.93%) Scrum
7 18 (15.93%) Test Scripting
8 16 (14.16%) BDD
8 16 (14.16%) Manual Testing
8 16 (14.16%) Software Engineering
8 16 (14.16%) Test Strategy
9 15 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (13.27%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (12.39%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (12.39%) Physics
11 13 (11.50%) Software Testing
11 13 (11.50%) Test Management
12 12 (10.62%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.74%) C#
2 19 (16.81%) C++
2 19 (16.81%) SQL
3 18 (15.93%) Java
4 16 (14.16%) C
5 14 (12.39%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.50%) Python
7 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (15.93%) Degree
2 16 (14.16%) ISEB
3 15 (13.27%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.77%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (39.82%) QA
2 11 (9.73%) JTAG
3 2 (1.77%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (12.39%) Firmware
2 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.88%) Nagios
2 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (6.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.54%) Oracle
3 3 (2.65%) HP
4 1 (0.88%) Citrix
4 1 (0.88%) Dell KACE
4 1 (0.88%) McAfee
4 1 (0.88%) NetApp
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