The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 68 71
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 8 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.87% 0.49% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 0.56% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 5
Median salary £31,500 £27,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.54% -12.69%  
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 375 533 543
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 87.62% 87.52% 84.98%
Number of salaries quoted 282 478 489
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in Staffordshire

Regression Testing
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Stoke-on-Trent +13 4 £35,000 +29.62%
Cannock - 2 £31,500 -
Stafford - 2 £31,500 -
Tamworth +3 1 - -
Regression Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) JIRA
3 10 (30.30%) Electronics
3 10 (30.30%) Python
3 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (27.27%) V-Model
4 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 9 (27.27%) Coverity
4 9 (27.27%) Confluence
4 9 (27.27%) Change Control
4 9 (27.27%) Profibus
4 9 (27.27%) SonarQube
4 9 (27.27%) Issue Tracking
4 9 (27.27%) C
4 9 (27.27%) VxWorks
4 9 (27.27%) MATLAB
4 9 (27.27%) Simulink
4 9 (27.27%) Release Management
4 9 (27.27%) Atlassian
4 9 (27.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 9 (27.27%) Requirements Management
4 9 (27.27%) TDD
4 9 (27.27%) Subversion
5 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
5 8 (24.24%) QA
5 8 (24.24%) IEC 61508
5 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
6 7 (21.21%) Web Services

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 9 (27.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Profibus
2 1 (3.03%) 2.5G
2 1 (3.03%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) JIRA
2 9 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 9 (27.27%) SonarQube
2 9 (27.27%) Subversion
3 3 (9.09%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.03%) FogBugz
4 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (30.30%) Electronics
2 5 (15.15%) Automotive
2 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Tester
2 8 (24.24%) Software Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Manual Tester
3 5 (15.15%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) SAP SD Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Tester
4 3 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Support
6 1 (3.03%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Regression Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Software Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) EDI
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) EPoS
4 1 (3.03%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) VxWorks
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
3 9 (27.27%) Change Control
3 9 (27.27%) Issue Tracking
3 9 (27.27%) Release Management
3 9 (27.27%) Requirements Management
3 9 (27.27%) TDD
3 9 (27.27%) V-Model
4 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
4 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
5 5 (15.15%) CRM
5 5 (15.15%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) Internal Audit
5 5 (15.15%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (9.09%) Logistics
6 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.09%) User Stories
7 2 (6.06%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Python
2 9 (27.27%) C
2 9 (27.27%) MATLAB
3 5 (15.15%) ABAP
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) C#
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.12%) ISEB
3 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) IEC 61508
1 8 (24.24%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Atlassian
1 9 (27.27%) Coverity
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) VMware