The table below looks at the statistics for Regression Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Regression Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 399 349 317
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -32
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 709 857 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.75% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.90% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 564 690 653
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% -5.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,737 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Regression Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Regression Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Regression Testing
Salary Trend

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

Regression Testing Salary Trend in the UK

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Regression Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Regression Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Regression Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -37 668 £40,000 - 84
London -74 237 £55,000 +10.00% 25
South East +10 158 £37,500 - 19
Yorkshire +24 71 £35,000 +7.69% 4
East of England -13 67 £43,500 +8.75% 12
West Yorkshire +14 60 £35,000 +7.69% 3
City of London -3 57 £53,750 +2.38% 6
North West +8 56 £40,000 +33.33% 12
Manchester +20 42 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Leeds +34 37 £40,000 +19.40% 3
Cambridgeshire -6 34 £45,000 +20.00% 5
South West -13 31 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Surrey -24 31 £32,750 -37.61% 2
West Sussex +22 29 £37,000 +13.84% 2
East Midlands -1 27 £33,045 -5.58% 2
Berkshire +17 25 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Hampshire +3 24 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Scotland -3 23 £35,000 +8.52% 6
Hertfordshire +3 19 £43,500 +8.75% 1
East Sussex +33 18 £43,000 +14.66%
Cambridge -14 17 £45,000 +28.57% 5
West Midlands -6 15 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Brighton +30 14 £42,000 +12.00%
Edinburgh -8 13 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Nottingham -9 13 £32,272 -10.97% 1
Nottinghamshire -22 13 £32,272 -7.79% 1
Reading +10 12 £65,000 +75.67% 4
Oxfordshire +3 12 £42,500 +29.77% 4
Oxford -3 12 £42,500 +29.77% 1
Wales -5 12 £35,000 +4.47% 2

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Regression Testing.

1 777 (52.22%) Agile Software Development
2 681 (45.77%) QA
3 517 (34.74%) SQL
4 457 (30.71%) Finance
5 423 (28.43%) Test Scripting
6 422 (28.36%) Java
7 387 (26.01%) Selenium
8 365 (24.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 356 (23.92%) ISEB
10 334 (22.45%) Automated Testing
11 330 (22.18%) Degree
12 293 (19.69%) SDLC
13 285 (19.15%) C#
14 276 (18.55%) Manual Testing
15 273 (18.35%) Integration Testing
16 270 (18.15%) Test Automation
17 254 (17.07%) Microsoft
18 252 (16.94%) Software Testing
19 242 (16.26%) Scrum
20 237 (15.93%) ISTQB
21 216 (14.52%) TDD
21 216 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
22 203 (13.64%) Oracle
23 202 (13.58%) Test Strategy
24 188 (12.63%) .NET
25 181 (12.16%) JavaScript
26 175 (11.76%) Web Services
27 174 (11.69%) Test Management
27 174 (11.69%) System Testing
28 169 (11.36%) Unit Testing

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Regression Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.88%) IIS
3 16 (1.08%) CMS
3 16 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 12 (0.81%) Confluence
5 10 (0.67%) Node.js
6 9 (0.60%) MQSeries
7 8 (0.54%) JBoss
8 7 (0.47%) Apache
8 7 (0.47%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.34%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.27%) nginx
11 3 (0.20%) ATG Dynamo
11 3 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.20%) iPlanet
12 2 (0.13%) Drupal
12 2 (0.13%) SAS
13 1 (0.067%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.067%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.067%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 151 (10.15%) MS Excel
2 69 (4.64%) MS Office
3 30 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.60%) MS Project
6 4 (0.27%) Simulink
7 2 (0.13%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.067%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 25 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
1 25 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (0.94%) Oracle Assets
3 14 (0.94%) Oracle AGIS
4 11 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
5 10 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
6 9 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.54%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 6 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.34%) thinkFolio
9 5 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.27%) SimCorp Dimension
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.20%) Markit EDM
12 2 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
12 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.08%) SaaS
2 19 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.67%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.34%) PaaS
6 4 (0.27%) FinancialForce.com
6 4 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.55%) Internet
2 26 (1.75%) HTTP
3 24 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.81%) VoIP
5 10 (0.67%) Wireless
6 8 (0.54%) DNS
7 6 (0.40%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.40%) Telnet
7 6 (0.40%) SSH
7 6 (0.40%) Network Security
7 6 (0.40%) PuTTY
8 5 (0.34%) Firewall
8 5 (0.34%) LAN
9 4 (0.27%) DHCP
9 4 (0.27%) LTE
10 3 (0.20%) CTI
10 3 (0.20%) TETRA
10 3 (0.20%) WAN
10 3 (0.20%) GSM
10 3 (0.20%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 57 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (3.29%) Oracle Database
3 49 (3.29%) Relational Database
4 47 (3.16%) MySQL
5 34 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (1.61%) Big Data
8 22 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
9 18 (1.21%) Oracle9i Database
9 18 (1.21%) DB2
10 17 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (1.14%) SSDT
11 16 (1.08%) OLAP
11 16 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (0.94%) TKPROF
13 13 (0.87%) OLAP Cube
14 12 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 387 (26.01%) Selenium
2 153 (10.28%) JIRA
3 130 (8.74%) Cucumber
4 127 (8.53%) WebDriver
5 124 (8.33%) HP UFT
6 96 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 96 (6.45%) Jenkins
7 56 (3.76%) JUnit
8 54 (3.63%) SpecFlow
9 48 (3.23%) NUnit
10 47 (3.16%) Visual Studio
10 47 (3.16%) SoapUI
11 45 (3.02%) Subversion
12 41 (2.76%) LoadRunner
13 39 (2.62%) Maven
14 33 (2.22%) TeamCity
15 26 (1.75%) Rational Rose
16 25 (1.68%) JMeter
16 25 (1.68%) Git (software)
17 21 (1.41%) Ant
General
1 457 (30.71%) Finance
2 72 (4.84%) Banking
3 63 (4.23%) Retail
4 53 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 48 (3.23%) Marketing
6 27 (1.81%) Front Office
7 25 (1.68%) Games
8 15 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.01%) General Ledger
9 12 (0.81%) Legal
10 11 (0.74%) Back Office
11 10 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.60%) Advertising
12 9 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.54%) Billing
14 5 (0.34%) Military
14 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.34%) Electronics
14 5 (0.34%) Automotive
14 5 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 528 (35.48%) Analyst
2 356 (23.92%) Test Analyst
3 271 (18.21%) Tester
4 170 (11.42%) QA Engineer
5 143 (9.61%) Test Engineer
6 140 (9.41%) Developer
7 111 (7.46%) Test Manager
8 104 (6.99%) QA Analyst
9 88 (5.91%) Software Engineer
10 70 (4.70%) Software Tester
11 62 (4.17%) Business Analyst
12 57 (3.83%) Senior Analyst
13 56 (3.76%) Automation Tester
14 47 (3.16%) QA Tester
15 45 (3.02%) Senior Test Analyst
16 43 (2.89%) Consultant
17 42 (2.82%) Test Leader
18 41 (2.76%) Software Test Engineer
19 39 (2.62%) QA Manager
20 38 (2.55%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (12.63%) .NET
2 175 (11.76%) Web Services
3 132 (8.87%) XML
4 108 (7.26%) HTML
5 66 (4.44%) CSS
6 46 (3.09%) SOAP
7 42 (2.82%) ASP.NET
8 41 (2.76%) Gherkin
9 28 (1.88%) J2EE
10 19 (1.28%) HTML5
11 18 (1.21%) .NET Framework
12 17 (1.14%) Middleware
13 15 (1.01%) JSON
14 13 (0.87%) RESTful
14 13 (0.87%) REST
14 13 (0.87%) CSS3
14 13 (0.87%) LAMP
15 10 (0.67%) jQuery
16 9 (0.60%) WPF
16 9 (0.60%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 216 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (8.67%) Computer Science
3 65 (4.37%) Mobile App
4 45 (3.02%) Mathematics
5 37 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 36 (2.42%) User Experience
7 34 (2.28%) Derivative
8 29 (1.95%) Data Integration
9 28 (1.88%) Client/Server
10 27 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 26 (1.75%) Equities
11 26 (1.75%) PDA
12 21 (1.41%) GIS
12 21 (1.41%) iPhone
13 15 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.01%) Blackberry
14 12 (0.81%) Credit Risk
15 11 (0.74%) Market Risk
15 11 (0.74%) Physics
15 11 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 166 (11.16%) Windows
2 161 (10.82%) UNIX
3 132 (8.87%) Linux
4 53 (3.56%) Android
5 47 (3.16%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.94%) Windows Phone
6 14 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (0.94%) Solaris
7 9 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.54%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.27%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.27%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.13%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 777 (52.22%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (28.43%) Test Scripting
3 365 (24.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 334 (22.45%) Automated Testing
5 293 (19.69%) SDLC
6 276 (18.55%) Manual Testing
7 273 (18.35%) Integration Testing
8 270 (18.15%) Test Automation
9 252 (16.94%) Software Testing
10 242 (16.26%) Scrum
11 216 (14.52%) TDD
12 202 (13.58%) Test Strategy
13 174 (11.69%) Test Management
13 174 (11.69%) System Testing
14 169 (11.36%) Unit Testing
15 161 (10.82%) Compatibility Testing
16 158 (10.62%) Performance Testing
17 156 (10.48%) Automation Testing
18 154 (10.35%) System Integration Testing
19 141 (9.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 517 (34.74%) SQL
2 422 (28.36%) Java
3 285 (19.15%) C#
4 181 (12.16%) JavaScript
5 103 (6.92%) Python
6 78 (5.24%) C++
7 64 (4.30%) C
8 58 (3.90%) PHP
8 58 (3.90%) PL/SQL
9 54 (3.63%) Ruby
10 47 (3.16%) Perl
11 41 (2.76%) T-SQL
12 36 (2.42%) Shell Script
13 24 (1.61%) VBScript
14 20 (1.34%) VB
15 14 (0.94%) Groovy
16 13 (0.87%) PowerShell
16 13 (0.87%) Bash Shell
17 12 (0.81%) Objective-C
17 12 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 356 (23.92%) ISEB
2 330 (22.18%) Degree
3 237 (15.93%) ISTQB
4 106 (7.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 38 (2.55%) Security Cleared
6 22 (1.48%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.87%) HND
8 10 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
9 9 (0.60%) PhD
10 8 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (0.27%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.20%) HNC
14 3 (0.20%) IC3 Certification
14 3 (0.20%) PMP
14 3 (0.20%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.13%) CISA
15 2 (0.13%) MBA
16 1 (0.067%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 681 (45.77%) QA
2 6 (0.40%) SLA
3 5 (0.34%) MiFID
3 5 (0.34%) IEC 61508
4 4 (0.27%) EMIR
4 4 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.20%) JTAG
6 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.067%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 18 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.13%) HDFS
4 1 (0.067%) Xen
4 1 (0.067%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.067%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.067%) Docker
Systems Management
1 166 (11.16%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (1.48%) Puppet
3 21 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.01%) Control-M
5 14 (0.94%) Tivoli
6 8 (0.54%) Ansible
7 3 (0.20%) Iperf
8 2 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.067%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 254 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 203 (13.64%) Oracle
3 155 (10.42%) HP
4 48 (3.23%) SAP
5 30 (2.02%) IBM
6 28 (1.88%) Telerik
7 18 (1.21%) VMware
8 17 (1.14%) Sybase
9 15 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (0.94%) Red Hat
10 14 (0.94%) Endeca
11 13 (0.87%) TOWER Software
12 10 (0.67%) Google
13 9 (0.60%) Pega
14 7 (0.47%) Charles River
14 7 (0.47%) Bloomberg
15 5 (0.34%) Remedy
15 5 (0.34%) Cognos
15 5 (0.34%) Capita
16 4 (0.27%) hybris
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-40,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
Posted: 7 hours ago
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Itron Holding France
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 11 hours ago
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + PLUS BENEFITS
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CBS butler
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Horley, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tyne and Wear
Code Red Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to circa £45,000 + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago