Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 222 256
Rank change year-on-year -17 +34 +27
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 90 115 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.89% 1.02% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.14% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 85 101 62
West Midlands median annual salary £34,000 £31,500 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.94% +2.44% -5.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £39,875
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -2.44%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8975 10081 9567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.89% 89.13% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7261 7878 7887
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Staffordshire -3 29 £33,000 +3.13% 1
Coventry +21 28 £33,500 +11.67% 4
Birmingham +26 27 £40,000 +31.15% 2
Warwickshire -16 3 £56,000 +14.87% 1
Wolverhampton +2 1 £33,000 +7.32%
Solihull -10 1 £40,000 +66.67%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £29,000 -
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 70 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 48 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (45.56%) QA
4 31 (34.44%) Manual Testing
5 29 (32.22%) Degree
6 27 (30.00%) Selenium
7 25 (27.78%) Test Scripting
8 23 (25.56%) Scrum
9 22 (24.44%) Unit Testing
10 21 (23.33%) SDLC
11 20 (22.22%) Software Testing
12 19 (21.11%) WebDriver
13 17 (18.89%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (17.78%) Test Strategy
14 16 (17.78%) Finance
14 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
15 15 (16.67%) SQL
15 15 (16.67%) ISEB
15 15 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
16 14 (15.56%) Functional Testing
16 14 (15.56%) Test Planning
16 14 (15.56%) C#
16 14 (15.56%) Windows
16 14 (15.56%) Mathematics
17 13 (14.44%) Performance Testing
17 13 (14.44%) TDD
17 13 (14.44%) Retail
17 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
18 12 (13.33%) E-Commerce

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 6 (6.67%) JBoss
2 5 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.11%) CMS
3 1 (1.11%) Confluence
3 1 (1.11%) Drupal
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Simulink
2 5 (5.56%) Chatbot
3 1 (1.11%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.11%) Skype
1 1 (1.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.11%) MySQL
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (30.00%) Selenium
2 19 (21.11%) WebDriver
3 11 (12.22%) Cucumber
3 11 (12.22%) SoapUI
4 10 (11.11%) JMeter
5 8 (8.89%) JIRA
6 6 (6.67%) JBehave
6 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.67%) Subversion
6 6 (6.67%) WATIR
7 5 (5.56%) Bitbucket
7 5 (5.56%) Eclipse
7 5 (5.56%) IntelliJ
7 5 (5.56%) Maven
7 5 (5.56%) Robot Framework
7 5 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 5 (5.56%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.22%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 13 (14.44%) Retail
3 11 (12.22%) Banking
3 11 (12.22%) Electronics
4 5 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (50.00%) Tester
2 26 (28.89%) Analyst
3 23 (25.56%) Test Analyst
4 18 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 18 (20.00%) Software Tester
5 13 (14.44%) QA Tester
6 12 (13.33%) Systems Tester
7 10 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
7 10 (11.11%) Test Engineer
8 9 (10.00%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Developer
9 6 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 5 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
10 5 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) QA Automation Tester
10 5 (5.56%) QA Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Manual Tester
11 4 (4.44%) MATLAB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) Middleware
2 9 (10.00%) .NET
3 7 (7.78%) SOAP
4 6 (6.67%) Gherkin
4 6 (6.67%) HTML
5 5 (5.56%) Web Services
6 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.22%) CSS
8 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.11%) CAML
8 1 (1.11%) CSS3
8 1 (1.11%) jQuery
8 1 (1.11%) JSON
8 1 (1.11%) Kendo UI
8 1 (1.11%) RESTful
8 1 (1.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.89%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.22%) BYOD
5 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.11%) EPoS
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.56%) Windows
2 6 (6.67%) Linux
3 5 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 48 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (34.44%) Manual Testing
4 25 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 23 (25.56%) Scrum
6 22 (24.44%) Unit Testing
7 21 (23.33%) SDLC
8 20 (22.22%) Software Testing
9 17 (18.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (17.78%) Test Strategy
11 15 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
12 14 (15.56%) Functional Testing
12 14 (15.56%) Mathematics
12 14 (15.56%) Test Planning
13 13 (14.44%) Performance Testing
13 13 (14.44%) TDD
14 12 (13.33%) E-Commerce
14 12 (13.33%) User Stories
15 11 (12.22%) Black-Box Testing
16 9 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.67%) SQL
2 14 (15.56%) C#
3 13 (14.44%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.00%) Java
4 9 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 6 (6.67%) Perl
5 6 (6.67%) Python
6 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.44%) PHP
7 4 (4.44%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.11%) C
8 1 (1.11%) C++
8 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (32.22%) Degree
2 15 (16.67%) ISEB
3 10 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (7.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (45.56%) QA
2 8 (8.89%) IEC 61508
2 8 (8.89%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.11%) BMC
2 1 (1.11%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (1.11%) Nintex
2 1 (1.11%) Remedy
2 1 (1.11%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.11%) Yardi