The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 164 185
Rank change year-on-year -11 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 52 75 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.02% 1.21% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.37% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 49 60 39
Median salary £34,000 £33,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.25% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £57,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4501 5484 5003
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.22% 88.62% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 4255 4137
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in the West Midlands

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in the West Midlands

Regression Testing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Coventry +15 28 £34,000 -2.85% 2
Birmingham +4 10 £40,000 +4.56% 4
Shropshire +11 3 £25,500 -
Warwickshire +5 3 £47,500 +33.80% 1
Solihull -8 3 £45,000 +100.00%
Staffordshire -8 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Wolverhampton +8 1 £33,000 +24.52%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £26,000 -
Walsall - 1 £37,500 -
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 71 (79.78%) Test Automation
2 51 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (39.33%) QA
3 35 (39.33%) Manual Testing
4 31 (34.83%) Selenium
5 23 (25.84%) Finance
6 22 (24.72%) Test Scripting
7 21 (23.60%) Unit Testing
7 21 (23.60%) C#
8 19 (21.35%) Scenario Testing
9 18 (20.22%) Scrum
10 16 (17.98%) Mathematics
11 15 (16.85%) Java
11 15 (16.85%) Functional Testing
11 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (15.73%) E-Commerce
12 14 (15.73%) Software Testing
13 13 (14.61%) JIRA
13 13 (14.61%) SQL
13 13 (14.61%) SOAP
13 13 (14.61%) API Testing
13 13 (14.61%) WebDriver
14 12 (13.48%) SoapUI
14 12 (13.48%) Performance Testing
14 12 (13.48%) QA Automation
15 11 (12.36%) Test Strategy
15 11 (12.36%) Web Services
16 10 (11.24%) Degree
17 9 (10.11%) TDD
17 9 (10.11%) JavaScript

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (5.62%) Confluence
2 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.12%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.12%) JBoss
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Simulink
2 1 (1.12%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) SaaS
2 2 (2.25%) GitHub
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) HTTPS
1 3 (3.37%) SSH
2 2 (2.25%) Profibus
3 1 (1.12%) 2.5G
3 1 (1.12%) GSM
3 1 (1.12%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (34.83%) Selenium
2 13 (14.61%) JIRA
2 13 (14.61%) WebDriver
3 12 (13.48%) SoapUI
4 8 (8.99%) JMeter
5 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.62%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.37%) eggPlant
7 3 (3.37%) FogBugz
7 3 (3.37%) JBehave
7 3 (3.37%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.37%) Ranorex
7 3 (3.37%) Subversion
7 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.37%) WATIR
8 2 (2.25%) Ant
8 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.25%) Bugzilla
8 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.25%) Maven
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Retail
3 5 (5.62%) Automotive
3 5 (5.62%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.25%) Electronics
5 1 (1.12%) Back Office
5 1 (1.12%) Billing
5 1 (1.12%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (56.18%) Tester
2 30 (33.71%) Automation Tester
3 28 (31.46%) Analyst
4 20 (22.47%) Test Analyst
5 17 (19.10%) Selenium Tester
6 15 (16.85%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 15 (16.85%) Systems Tester
7 14 (15.73%) Software Tester
8 13 (14.61%) QA Tester
9 7 (7.87%) QA Automation Tester
9 7 (7.87%) Quality Analyst
10 5 (5.62%) Consultant
10 5 (5.62%) Manual Tester
10 5 (5.62%) SAP Consultant
10 5 (5.62%) SAP SD Consultant
11 4 (4.49%) Lead Tester
11 4 (4.49%) Software Analyst
11 4 (4.49%) Software Engineer
12 3 (3.37%) Test Engineer
13 2 (2.25%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.61%) SOAP
2 11 (12.36%) Web Services
3 7 (7.87%) Middleware
4 4 (4.49%) .NET
5 3 (3.37%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.37%) HTML
6 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.25%) XML
7 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.12%) CAML
7 1 (1.12%) CSS
7 1 (1.12%) jQuery
7 1 (1.12%) JSON
7 1 (1.12%) Kendo UI
7 1 (1.12%) RESTful
7 1 (1.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.37%) Blog
3 2 (2.25%) BYOD
3 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (2.25%) Fintech
3 2 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) EPoS
4 1 (1.12%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Windows
2 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.37%) Linux
3 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.25%) Unix
3 2 (2.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (79.78%) Test Automation
2 51 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (39.33%) Manual Testing
4 22 (24.72%) Test Scripting
5 21 (23.60%) Unit Testing
6 19 (21.35%) Scenario Testing
7 18 (20.22%) Scrum
8 16 (17.98%) Mathematics
9 15 (16.85%) Functional Testing
10 14 (15.73%) E-Commerce
10 14 (15.73%) Software Testing
11 13 (14.61%) API Testing
12 12 (13.48%) Performance Testing
12 12 (13.48%) QA Automation
13 11 (12.36%) Test Strategy
14 9 (10.11%) SDLC
14 9 (10.11%) TDD
14 9 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (8.99%) Data Analysis
15 8 (8.99%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.60%) C#
2 15 (16.85%) Java
3 13 (14.61%) SQL
4 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.62%) ABAP
6 2 (2.25%) C
6 2 (2.25%) MATLAB
6 2 (2.25%) Perl
6 2 (2.25%) Python
7 1 (1.12%) PHP
7 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.12%) Ruby
7 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.12%) VB
7 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Degree
2 9 (10.11%) ISEB
3 8 (8.99%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (39.33%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) IEC 61508
2 2 (2.25%) IEC 62304
3 1 (1.12%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (5.62%) SAP
2 4 (4.49%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.37%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.37%) Twitter
4 2 (2.25%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.25%) Coverity
5 1 (1.12%) BMC
5 1 (1.12%) Nintex
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle
5 1 (1.12%) Remedy
5 1 (1.12%) VMware
5 1 (1.12%) Yardi
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