Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 78 58
Rank change year-on-year -7 -20 +23
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 6 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.65% 1.09% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.20% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 28
Watford median annual salary £43,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.29% -22.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £38,250 £35,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £46,750 £35,000 £65,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.67% -16.67% +5.88%

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 794 917 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 86.30% 90.52% 83.79%
Number of salaries quoted 697 759 728
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +1.60%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £28,675
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) QA
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver

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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) WATIR
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Traceability Matrix
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA