Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 144 131
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 6 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.29% 0.64% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.72% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 18
Wales median annual salary £28,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.31% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,000 £29,421
90th Percentile £39,750 £49,000 £43,400
UK median annual salary £42,470 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.07% +6.25% -

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1842 2373 2376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.07% 88.98% 85.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 2028 1997
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,200 £55,250 £54,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 17 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
South Wales +16 5 £32,250 -0.77% 2
North Wales - 1 £25,000 - 1
Regression Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 17 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 Wales region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (33.33%) JMeter
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) VirtualBox
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management

Regression Testing
Co-occurring 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) TestLink
4 1 (16.67%) VersionOne
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (16.67%) Data Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Product Management
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat