Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 100 91
Rank change year-on-year +26 -9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 15 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.60% 0.26% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 0.31% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 6
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £27,500 £34,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.29% -18.82% +14.71%
10th Percentile £22,750 £32,450 £29,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £37,950 £43,750
North East median annual salary £33,000 £31,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.94% -25.29% -10.53%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 806 961 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 85.84% 83.57% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 708 797 755
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,450 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,063 £60,000 £57,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Tyne and Wear

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in Tyne and Wear

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in Tyne and Wear

Regression Testing
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 20 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +17 11 £23,500 -31.88% 1
Gateshead - 3 £37,500 -
Regression Testing
North East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Functional Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (40.00%) Cognizant
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Banking
4 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (33.33%) ISEB
4 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 5 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
4 5 (33.33%) SDLC
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) Validation
6 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Ranorex
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) JMeter
2 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (13.33%) Robot Framework
2 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Functional Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Functional Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 5 (33.33%) Tester
4 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) MFC
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) XHTML
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) Functional Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
4 5 (33.33%) SDLC
4 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (20.00%) User Stories
6 3 (20.00%) Validation
7 2 (13.33%) ATDD
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cognizant
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft