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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
England / West Midlands
Rank 169 184 174
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 37 59 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.96% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.09% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 28 43 29
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
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 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 4201 5425 4244
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.98% 88.25% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3407 4373 3545
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Staffordshire +24 14 £35,000 +27.27%
Solihull - 6 £36,250 -
Warwickshire +27 5 £50,000 +61.29% 1
Birmingham -9 5 £40,000 +46.78% 1
Coventry +13 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Walsall +15 2 £31,500 -21.25%
Herefordshire - 2 £25,000 -
Worcestershire -10 1 £22,000 -32.30%
Shropshire - 1 £25,500 - 1
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (42.86%) QA
3 30 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 28 (26.67%) Selenium
5 26 (24.76%) Automated Testing
6 23 (21.90%) Scrum
6 23 (21.90%) SQL
6 23 (21.90%) Manual Testing
6 23 (21.90%) Automation Testing
7 22 (20.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (20.95%) JIRA
8 19 (18.10%) Functional Testing
9 18 (17.14%) Unit Testing
9 18 (17.14%) System Testing
9 18 (17.14%) Web Services
10 17 (16.19%) CRM
10 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
10 17 (16.19%) ISTQB
11 16 (15.24%) C#
12 15 (14.29%) Java
12 15 (14.29%) ISEB
12 15 (14.29%) SDLC
13 14 (13.33%) Software Engineering
13 14 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (12.38%) Confluence
14 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
14 13 (12.38%) Atlassian
14 13 (12.38%) SQL Server
14 13 (12.38%) Python
14 13 (12.38%) TDD

Regression Testing
Top Related 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 13 (12.38%) Confluence
2 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.86%) Documentum
4 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.95%) EPiServer
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.57%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) SAP SD
2 4 (3.81%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.86%) Google App Engine
1 3 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (0.95%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.57%) Profibus
2 2 (1.90%) HTTP
3 1 (0.95%) 2.5G
3 1 (0.95%) GSM
3 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.95%) Internet
3 1 (0.95%) SSH
3 1 (0.95%) TETRA
3 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) MySQL
2 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (26.67%) Selenium
2 22 (20.95%) JIRA
3 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (9.52%) SoapUI
5 10 (9.52%) Subversion
5 10 (9.52%) WebDriver
6 9 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (8.57%) SonarQube
7 5 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.76%) JMeter
7 5 (4.76%) Mercurial
8 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.81%) Maven
8 4 (3.81%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.86%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.90%) FogBugz
10 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.95%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (11.43%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Electronics
3 8 (7.62%) Retail
4 7 (6.67%) Automotive
5 6 (5.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.95%) Back Office
6 1 (0.95%) Games
6 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (34.29%) Tester
2 32 (30.48%) Analyst
3 26 (24.76%) Test Analyst
4 14 (13.33%) Automation Tester
5 13 (12.38%) Software Engineer
6 12 (11.43%) Selenium Tester
7 11 (10.48%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 11 (10.48%) Software Tester
8 10 (9.52%) Consultant
8 10 (9.52%) Test Engineer
9 9 (8.57%) SAP Consultant
10 8 (7.62%) Developer
10 8 (7.62%) QA Tester
11 7 (6.67%) Lead Tester
11 7 (6.67%) Manual Tester
12 6 (5.71%) Applications Tester
13 5 (4.76%) Development Engineer
13 5 (4.76%) QA Automation Tester
13 5 (4.76%) SAP SD Consultant
13 5 (4.76%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.14%) Web Services
2 8 (7.62%) SOAP
3 6 (5.71%) .NET
3 6 (5.71%) HTML
4 5 (4.76%) CSS
4 5 (4.76%) EDI
5 4 (3.81%) CSS3
5 4 (3.81%) HTML5
5 4 (3.81%) jQuery
6 3 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.86%) Django
7 2 (1.90%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.90%) D3.js
7 2 (1.90%) Middleware
8 1 (0.95%) Express
8 1 (0.95%) React
8 1 (0.95%) REST
8 1 (0.95%) Wayland
8 1 (0.95%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (8.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (3.81%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.90%) Fintech
5 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.95%) Blog
5 1 (0.95%) CAN bus
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.95%) EPoS
5 1 (0.95%) Infotainment
5 1 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.95%) Online Gambling
5 1 (0.95%) STB
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) VxWorks
2 7 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (2.86%) Linux
4 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.95%) MeeGo
5 1 (0.95%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 26 (24.76%) Automated Testing
4 23 (21.90%) Automation Testing
4 23 (21.90%) Manual Testing
4 23 (21.90%) Scrum
5 22 (20.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (18.10%) Functional Testing
7 18 (17.14%) System Testing
7 18 (17.14%) Unit Testing
8 17 (16.19%) CRM
9 15 (14.29%) SDLC
10 14 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (13.33%) Software Engineering
11 13 (12.38%) TDD
11 13 (12.38%) Translating Business Requirements
12 12 (11.43%) Agile Testing
13 11 (10.48%) Non-Functional Testing
14 10 (9.52%) User Stories
14 10 (9.52%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.90%) SQL
2 16 (15.24%) C#
3 15 (14.29%) Java
4 13 (12.38%) Python
5 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.52%) C
7 9 (8.57%) ABAP
7 9 (8.57%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.95%) C++
9 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.95%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.95%) PHP
9 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) ISTQB
2 15 (14.29%) ISEB
3 8 (7.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.86%) BC Cleared
4 3 (2.86%) Degree
4 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (42.86%) QA
2 8 (7.62%) IEC 61508
3 4 (3.81%) SDET
4 1 (0.95%) JTAG
4 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.95%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.38%) Atlassian
3 9 (8.57%) Coverity
3 9 (8.57%) SAP
4 6 (5.71%) Oracle
5 4 (3.81%) Cognizant
5 4 (3.81%) Google
6 3 (2.86%) EMC
6 3 (2.86%) OpenText
6 3 (2.86%) Pega
7 1 (0.95%) Apple
7 1 (0.95%) HP
7 1 (0.95%) Intel
7 1 (0.95%) Twitter
7 1 (0.95%) VMware
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, pension, h/c
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago