The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
UK / Wales
Rank 97 92 90
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 2 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.18% 0.86% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 1.06% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 11
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -26.66%  
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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 934 1130 1126
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 86.24% 81.29% 84.92%
Number of salaries quoted 763 946 960
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in Wales

Regression Testing
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
South Wales +8 2 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Regression Testing
UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 13 (76.47%) Selenium
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) C#
4 8 (47.06%) Scrum
5 7 (41.18%) .NET
5 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
6 6 (35.29%) Web Services
6 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (29.41%) Kanban
7 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
9 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Black-Box Testing
9 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
9 3 (17.65%) Advertising
9 3 (17.65%) ISEB
9 3 (17.65%) C++
9 3 (17.65%) Java
9 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
10 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Coaching
10 2 (11.76%) Android
10 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
10 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Selenium
2 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
3 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) JUnit
4 1 (5.88%) TestLink
4 1 (5.88%) VersionOne
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (17.65%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Analyst
1 16 (94.12%) Test Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Android
1 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
5 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Kanban
6 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) Black-Box Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Coaching
8 2 (11.76%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 2 (11.76%) System Testing
8 2 (11.76%) TDD
8 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) Korn
4 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Perforce
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
South Wales
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago