Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 64 88
Rank change year-on-year -4 +24 +14
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 27 38 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.47% 3.43% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 3.67% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 8
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,750 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.43% +27.27% -15.38%
10th Percentile £24,875 £25,500 £20,550
90th Percentile £56,250 £54,250 £34,875
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +19.05% -3.08% -7.14%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 935 1,036 1,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 85.62% 93.42% 87.52%
Number of salaries quoted 770 880 908
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £41,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -1.20% - +3.75%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +13 11 £26,250 -4.55% 1
Stafford 0 10 £52,500 +23.53%
Tamworth -7 2 £30,000 +9.09%
Lichfield - 2 £33,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £32,500 - 1
Regression Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 19 (70.37%) QA
1 19 (70.37%) Test Automation
2 15 (55.56%) Degree
3 13 (48.15%) Test Scripting
4 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (40.74%) SDLC
6 10 (37.04%) TDD
6 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
6 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
7 9 (33.33%) Electronics
7 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (29.63%) Algorithms
8 8 (29.63%) Test Planning
8 8 (29.63%) IEC 62304
8 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
8 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (29.63%) IEC 61508
8 8 (29.63%) Software Architecture
8 8 (29.63%) Black-Box Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Firmware
8 8 (29.63%) Middleware
8 8 (29.63%) MATLAB
8 8 (29.63%) Simulink
8 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
8 8 (29.63%) UML
8 8 (29.63%) ISEB
8 8 (29.63%) Scrum
8 8 (29.63%) SysML

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:

Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Simulink
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) YouTrack
General
1 9 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Tester
2 11 (40.74%) Software Tester
3 9 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) MATLAB Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Manual Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate Software Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Product Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) QA Manual Tester
7 1 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Software Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (29.63%) Algorithms
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) EPoS
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Test Automation
2 13 (48.15%) Test Scripting
3 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) SDLC
5 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
5 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
5 10 (37.04%) TDD
6 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Black-Box Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (29.63%) Scrum
7 8 (29.63%) Software Architecture
7 8 (29.63%) SysML
7 8 (29.63%) Test Planning
7 8 (29.63%) UML
7 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
9 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
10 3 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) MATLAB
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 8 (29.63%) ISEB
3 7 (25.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (70.37%) QA
2 8 (29.63%) IEC 61508
2 8 (29.63%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft