Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 72 84
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 +17
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 21 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.89% 1.86% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.22% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 11
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.29% -22.73%
10th Percentile £31,250 £21,375 £35,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £49,200 £48,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £36,500 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.35% -12.94% +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 997 854 938
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 89.90% 83.73% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 801 721 695
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Watford over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 17 (80.95%) Selenium
2 17 (80.95%) Java
3 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (71.43%) JIRA
4 14 (66.67%) Finance
5 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
6 12 (57.14%) WebDriver
6 12 (57.14%) BDD
6 12 (57.14%) Software Testing
6 12 (57.14%) TDD
7 11 (52.38%) Unix
7 11 (52.38%) Linux
7 11 (52.38%) Scrum
7 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (47.62%) Test Strategy
9 9 (42.86%) Maven
9 9 (42.86%) QA
9 9 (42.86%) HP UFT
10 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
10 8 (38.10%) JUnit
10 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
10 8 (38.10%) Atlassian
10 8 (38.10%) Integration Testing
10 8 (38.10%) Spring
10 8 (38.10%) Kanban
10 8 (38.10%) RESTful
10 8 (38.10%) SoapUI
10 8 (38.10%) Gherkin
10 8 (38.10%) Confluence

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 8 (38.10%) Confluence
1 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) IaaS
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Service Cloud
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) Selenium
2 15 (71.43%) JIRA
3 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
4 12 (57.14%) WebDriver
5 9 (42.86%) HP UFT
5 9 (42.86%) Maven
6 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
6 8 (38.10%) JUnit
6 8 (38.10%) SoapUI
7 6 (28.57%) JBehave
8 5 (23.81%) Ant
8 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
8 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
9 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
9 3 (14.29%) TestDirector
9 3 (14.29%) TestLink
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
1 12 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Release Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Test Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Java Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Release Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Release and Configuration Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Software Release Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Gherkin
1 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
1 8 (38.10%) RESTful
1 8 (38.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
1 11 (52.38%) Unix
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) BDD
3 12 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 12 (57.14%) TDD
4 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (52.38%) Scrum
5 10 (47.62%) Test Strategy
6 8 (38.10%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (38.10%) Integration Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Kanban
6 8 (38.10%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 6 (28.57%) ATDD
8 6 (28.57%) High Availability
8 6 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (28.57%) Open Source
9 5 (23.81%) Release Management
10 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
10 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) Python
2 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Atlassian
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Siebel