The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 46 56
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 20 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.58% 2.52% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 3.00% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 6
Median salary £45,000 £36,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -18.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,875 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,800 £53,000
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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 511 467 435
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 91.58% 83.99% 80.56%
Number of salaries quoted 432 388 322
Median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £34,066
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in Watford

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Watford over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Watford region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 27 (87.10%) Java
2 26 (83.87%) Selenium
3 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (77.42%) Finance
5 21 (67.74%) Unix
5 21 (67.74%) JIRA
5 21 (67.74%) Test Automation
6 20 (64.52%) Scrum
7 19 (61.29%) HP UFT
8 18 (58.06%) Linux
8 18 (58.06%) TDD
8 18 (58.06%) Git (software)
8 18 (58.06%) WebDriver
8 18 (58.06%) BDD
9 17 (54.84%) Cucumber
9 17 (54.84%) Automated Testing
9 17 (54.84%) Software Testing
9 17 (54.84%) QA
9 17 (54.84%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (45.16%) Maven
11 13 (41.94%) Spring
11 13 (41.94%) Hibernate
11 13 (41.94%) Kanban
11 13 (41.94%) Atlassian
11 13 (41.94%) Integration Testing
11 13 (41.94%) Tomcat
11 13 (41.94%) JUnit
11 13 (41.94%) Gherkin
11 13 (41.94%) Functional Testing
11 13 (41.94%) Automation Testing

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 13 (41.94%) Confluence
1 13 (41.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) IaaS
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (83.87%) Selenium
2 21 (67.74%) JIRA
3 19 (61.29%) HP UFT
4 18 (58.06%) Git (software)
4 18 (58.06%) WebDriver
5 17 (54.84%) Cucumber
6 14 (45.16%) Maven
7 13 (41.94%) JUnit
7 13 (41.94%) SoapUI
8 6 (19.35%) JBehave
9 5 (16.13%) Ant
9 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
9 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
10 3 (9.68%) Bugzilla
10 3 (9.68%) TestDirector
10 3 (9.68%) TestLink
General
1 24 (77.42%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Analyst
1 22 (70.97%) Test Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Release Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Software Release Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Release Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Software Configuration Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Gherkin
1 13 (41.94%) Hibernate
1 13 (41.94%) RESTful
1 13 (41.94%) Spring
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Fintech
2 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Unix
2 18 (58.06%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) Test Automation
3 20 (64.52%) Scrum
4 18 (58.06%) BDD
4 18 (58.06%) TDD
5 17 (54.84%) Automated Testing
5 17 (54.84%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (54.84%) Software Testing
6 13 (41.94%) Automation Testing
6 13 (41.94%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (41.94%) Functional Testing
6 13 (41.94%) Integration Testing
6 13 (41.94%) Kanban
6 13 (41.94%) System Integration Testing
6 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
7 10 (32.26%) Test Strategy
8 9 (29.03%) Manual Testing
9 8 (25.81%) Agile Testing
10 6 (19.35%) ATDD
10 6 (19.35%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) C#
2 12 (38.71%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) Shell Script
3 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (54.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Atlassian
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Siebel
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