Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 290 235 268
Rank change year-on-year -55 +33 +13
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 58 104 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.57% 0.95% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.07% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 53 95 73
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,000 £59,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -2.44%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9192 9719 10557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.56% 88.87% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7569 8101 8871
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 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
Bristol -7 29 £50,000 +38.89% 3
Wiltshire -6 16 £35,000 -18.60% 1
Somerset 0 8 £50,000 +5.26%
Gloucestershire -17 5 £27,500 -31.25%
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 41 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (58.62%) Test Automation
3 30 (51.72%) Manual Testing
4 27 (46.55%) JIRA
5 26 (44.83%) Selenium
6 25 (43.10%) QA
7 23 (39.66%) Cucumber
8 20 (34.48%) Finance
9 18 (31.03%) Scenario Testing
10 16 (27.59%) SQL
11 15 (25.86%) Java
11 15 (25.86%) Scrum
11 15 (25.86%) Non-Functional Testing
12 14 (24.14%) SoapUI
12 14 (24.14%) Test Scripting
12 14 (24.14%) Python
13 12 (20.69%) Zephyr
14 11 (18.97%) JMeter
15 10 (17.24%) Scalability Testing
15 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
15 10 (17.24%) Software Testing
15 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
15 10 (17.24%) Waterfall
15 10 (17.24%) Traceability Matrix
16 9 (15.52%) Open Source
16 9 (15.52%) ISTQB
16 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
17 8 (13.79%) System Testing
17 8 (13.79%) Data Protection

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 (6.90%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) BrowserStack
1 4 (6.90%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Big Data
1 1 (1.72%) MySQL
1 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (46.55%) JIRA
2 26 (44.83%) Selenium
3 23 (39.66%) Cucumber
4 14 (24.14%) SoapUI
5 12 (20.69%) Zephyr
6 11 (18.97%) JMeter
7 10 (17.24%) Git (software)
8 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
9 5 (8.62%) WebDriver
10 4 (6.90%) GitLab
10 4 (6.90%) IntelliJ
11 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
11 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (34.48%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Banking
3 6 (10.34%) Electronics
4 4 (6.90%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Analyst
1 17 (29.31%) Tester
2 14 (24.14%) Test Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Automation Tester
4 8 (13.79%) QA Tester
4 8 (13.79%) Software Tester
5 7 (12.07%) C Software Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) QA Automation Tester
5 7 (12.07%) Software Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Test Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.17%) QA Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) QA Leader
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Qt
1 7 (12.07%) Web Services
2 4 (6.90%) SOAP
3 2 (3.45%) J2EE
3 2 (3.45%) Middleware
4 1 (1.72%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (8.62%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.72%) Fintech
4 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.72%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (58.62%) Test Automation
3 30 (51.72%) Manual Testing
4 18 (31.03%) Scenario Testing
5 15 (25.86%) Non-Functional Testing
5 15 (25.86%) Scrum
6 14 (24.14%) Test Scripting
7 10 (17.24%) Scalability Testing
7 10 (17.24%) Software Testing
7 10 (17.24%) Traceability Matrix
7 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
7 10 (17.24%) Waterfall
8 9 (15.52%) Open Source
8 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (13.79%) BDD
9 8 (13.79%) Data Protection
9 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 8 (13.79%) System Testing
10 7 (12.07%) Machine Learning
10 7 (12.07%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) SQL
2 15 (25.86%) Java
3 14 (24.14%) Python
4 7 (12.07%) C
4 7 (12.07%) C++
5 3 (5.17%) C#
6 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) ISTQB
2 7 (12.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.45%) ISEB
3 2 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.10%) QA
2 7 (12.07%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.72%) Nagios
2 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) HP
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Citrix
3 1 (1.72%) Dell KACE
3 1 (1.72%) McAfee
3 1 (1.72%) NetApp