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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Regression Testing
Rank 358 366 331
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -35
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 833 744 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.68% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.84% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 670 590 729
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +8.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £35,000 £33,030
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +5.96%

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
93506 88688 89250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.05% 81.54% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75545 72933 75228
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014 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 24 October 2014. 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 +5 770 £40,000 -2.43% 91
London -45 276 £47,500 - 30
South East +33 182 £40,000 +14.28% 11
East of England +23 88 £43,250 +8.12% 10
North West +3 76 £33,000 +32.00% 11
Yorkshire -6 71 £35,000 +16.66% 11
Surrey +35 69 £42,500 - 3
Cambridgeshire +37 62 £47,500 -2.06% 4
West Yorkshire +8 60 £35,000 +16.66% 6
Cambridge +26 59 £47,500 -2.06% 4
City of London -22 49 £52,500 +10.52% 10
Reigate +9 46 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Berkshire +16 42 £29,500 -26.25%
Leeds +10 42 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Manchester +10 41 £37,500 +59.57% 9
Scotland +9 39 £34,000 -35.23% 4
Hampshire -9 31 £32,500 -23.07% 3
Cheshire +2 28 £28,000 +12.00% 2
Edinburgh -4 24 £34,000 -35.23% 3
Bracknell +15 22 £50,000 +47.05%
East Midlands -17 22 £35,000 +1.44% 4
West Midlands -1 21 £32,500 -18.75% 2
South West -38 19 £40,000 +17.64% 6
Nottinghamshire -5 18 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Halifax +10 16 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Gloucestershire +3 15 £45,000 +36.36%
Buckinghamshire -3 15 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Cheltenham - 15 £45,000 -
South Wales +14 14 £34,000 -8.10% 2
Nottingham +10 14 £35,000 +7.69% 4

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 854 (48.11%) Agile Software Development
2 739 (41.63%) QA
3 627 (35.32%) Finance
4 575 (32.39%) SQL
5 442 (24.90%) Test Scripting
6 431 (24.28%) ISEB
7 397 (22.37%) Selenium
8 386 (21.75%) Software Testing
9 382 (21.52%) Degree
10 351 (19.77%) Test Automation
11 348 (19.61%) C#
12 340 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
13 335 (18.87%) Automated Testing
14 308 (17.35%) .NET
15 302 (17.01%) Java
16 301 (16.96%) Scrum
17 289 (16.28%) SQL Server
18 271 (15.27%) Microsoft
19 269 (15.15%) ISTQB
20 268 (15.10%) Manual Testing
21 267 (15.04%) HP Quality Center
22 251 (14.14%) Linux
23 246 (13.86%) Test Strategy
24 238 (13.41%) XML
25 229 (12.90%) TDD
26 226 (12.73%) Computer Science
27 214 (12.06%) Integration Testing
28 212 (11.94%) Windows
29 210 (11.83%) System Testing
30 208 (11.72%) Performance Testing

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 48 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 37 (2.08%) IIS
3 36 (2.03%) Confluence
4 30 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 27 (1.52%) CMS
6 22 (1.24%) SharePoint
7 18 (1.01%) MQSeries
8 15 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 15 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
9 11 (0.62%) nginx
10 10 (0.56%) Node.js
11 8 (0.45%) WordPress
12 5 (0.28%) Drupal
13 4 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.11%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.11%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.11%) Apache
14 2 (0.11%) Adobe CQ
15 1 (0.056%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 116 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 92 (5.18%) MS Office
3 20 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.28%) MS Project
6 4 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.056%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 23 (1.30%) SAP FI
2 16 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
2 16 (0.90%) SAP CO
3 13 (0.73%) Magento
4 12 (0.68%) Markit EDM
5 7 (0.39%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.39%) SAP HCM
5 7 (0.39%) SAP FI-GL
6 6 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
6 6 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.34%) SAP PP
6 6 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.28%) Endur
8 4 (0.23%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.23%) LatentZero
8 4 (0.23%) SAP FSCM
8 4 (0.23%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.17%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.14%) SaaS
2 12 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.23%) GitHub
5 4 (0.23%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.15%) Internet
2 46 (2.59%) HTTP
3 40 (2.25%) TCP/IP
4 36 (2.03%) LAN
5 35 (1.97%) WAN
6 20 (1.13%) DNS
7 19 (1.07%) Firewall
8 17 (0.96%) FTP
9 14 (0.79%) OSPF
9 14 (0.79%) BGP
10 10 (0.56%) Wireshark
10 10 (0.56%) Multicast
11 9 (0.51%) Network Security
11 9 (0.51%) SDH
11 9 (0.51%) DWDM
11 9 (0.51%) MPLS
12 8 (0.45%) SMS
12 8 (0.45%) Junos
12 8 (0.45%) NFC
12 8 (0.45%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 63 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 62 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (3.04%) Relational Database
5 45 (2.54%) MySQL
6 44 (2.48%) Oracle Database
7 38 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (1.35%) NoSQL
10 21 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (1.18%) DB2
11 16 (0.90%) MongoDB
12 13 (0.73%) SSDT
12 13 (0.73%) OLAP
13 11 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
13 11 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (0.56%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.56%) Big Data
15 9 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 397 (22.37%) Selenium
2 183 (10.31%) JIRA
3 165 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
4 164 (9.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 142 (8.00%) Cucumber
6 135 (7.61%) Visual Studio
7 120 (6.76%) WebDriver
8 104 (5.86%) NUnit
9 98 (5.52%) SoapUI
10 96 (5.41%) Git (software)
11 81 (4.56%) Jenkins
12 68 (3.83%) JUnit
12 68 (3.83%) LoadRunner
13 62 (3.49%) Rhino Mocks
14 55 (3.10%) Subversion
15 40 (2.25%) Maven
16 39 (2.20%) TestComplete
17 36 (2.03%) JMeter
17 36 (2.03%) Ranorex
18 33 (1.86%) Calabash
General
1 627 (35.32%) Finance
2 116 (6.54%) Retail
3 113 (6.37%) Banking
4 60 (3.38%) Investment Banking
5 37 (2.08%) Marketing
6 36 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 35 (1.97%) Publishing
8 25 (1.41%) Games
9 20 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.96%) Front Office
11 16 (0.90%) Law
11 16 (0.90%) Legal
12 13 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.62%) Automotive
14 10 (0.56%) Back Office
14 10 (0.56%) Advertising
15 8 (0.45%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.39%) Private Banking
17 6 (0.34%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 593 (33.41%) Analyst
2 394 (22.20%) Test Analyst
3 299 (16.85%) Tester
4 273 (15.38%) Developer
5 270 (15.21%) Test Engineer
6 159 (8.96%) QA Engineer
7 97 (5.46%) Software Engineer
8 90 (5.07%) QA Analyst
9 89 (5.01%) QA Tester
10 86 (4.85%) Software Tester
11 83 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
11 83 (4.68%) Consultant
11 83 (4.68%) Automation Engineer
12 76 (4.28%) Test Manager
13 72 (4.06%) Business Analyst
14 64 (3.61%) Senior Test Analyst
15 61 (3.44%) Junior
16 55 (3.10%) Senior Test Engineer
17 50 (2.82%) Software Test Engineer
18 49 (2.76%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (17.35%) .NET
2 238 (13.41%) XML
3 154 (8.68%) HTML
4 137 (7.72%) Web Services
5 113 (6.37%) SOAP
6 107 (6.03%) CSS
7 83 (4.68%) ASP.NET
8 76 (4.28%) Gherkin
9 71 (4.00%) .NET Framework
10 63 (3.55%) HTML5
11 41 (2.31%) CSS3
12 40 (2.25%) REST
13 36 (2.03%) XSLT
14 30 (1.69%) XSL
15 29 (1.63%) RESTful
15 29 (1.63%) JSON
16 28 (1.58%) J2EE
17 24 (1.35%) jQuery
18 22 (1.24%) WCF
19 21 (1.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 226 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 150 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (5.41%) Mathematics
4 74 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 54 (3.04%) User Experience
6 43 (2.42%) Client/Server
7 37 (2.08%) Open Source
8 30 (1.69%) Equities
9 28 (1.58%) Management Information System
10 26 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 26 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.35%) iPhone
11 24 (1.35%) Blackberry
12 19 (1.07%) iPad
13 17 (0.96%) Online Gambling
14 15 (0.85%) Robotics
15 12 (0.68%) CMDB
15 12 (0.68%) DTV
16 11 (0.62%) EPoS
16 11 (0.62%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 251 (14.14%) Linux
2 212 (11.94%) Windows
3 117 (6.59%) UNIX
4 79 (4.45%) Apple iOS
5 77 (4.34%) Android
6 41 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (2.14%) Windows XP
7 38 (2.14%) Windows 7
8 37 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (1.01%) Windows Phone
10 17 (0.96%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.62%) Solaris
11 11 (0.62%) Debian
12 10 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
13 9 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.45%) CentOS
15 7 (0.39%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 854 (48.11%) Agile Software Development
2 442 (24.90%) Test Scripting
3 386 (21.75%) Software Testing
4 351 (19.77%) Test Automation
5 340 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 335 (18.87%) Automated Testing
7 301 (16.96%) Scrum
8 268 (15.10%) Manual Testing
9 246 (13.86%) Test Strategy
10 229 (12.90%) TDD
11 214 (12.06%) Integration Testing
12 210 (11.83%) System Testing
13 208 (11.72%) Performance Testing
14 204 (11.49%) Test Management
15 171 (9.63%) Automation Testing
16 169 (9.52%) BDD
17 162 (9.13%) Unit Testing
18 160 (9.01%) User Stories
19 154 (8.68%) Software Engineering
20 153 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 575 (32.39%) SQL
2 348 (19.61%) C#
3 302 (17.01%) Java
4 208 (11.72%) JavaScript
5 160 (9.01%) Python
6 142 (8.00%) C++
7 101 (5.69%) Perl
8 96 (5.41%) Ruby
9 88 (4.96%) PHP
10 57 (3.21%) C
11 52 (2.93%) VB
12 50 (2.82%) T-SQL
13 46 (2.59%) VBScript
14 44 (2.48%) Bash Shell
15 37 (2.08%) VB.NET
16 36 (2.03%) Shell Script
17 24 (1.35%) ABAP
18 20 (1.13%) Scala
19 18 (1.01%) PowerShell
20 16 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 431 (24.28%) ISEB
2 382 (21.52%) Degree
3 269 (15.15%) ISTQB
4 125 (7.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 61 (3.44%) Security Cleared
6 34 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 31 (1.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 13 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (0.62%) HND
10 8 (0.45%) CCIE
10 8 (0.45%) JNCIE
11 7 (0.39%) Brainbench
12 6 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.34%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.28%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.28%) CCNA
13 5 (0.28%) MCSE
13 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.23%) CCA
14 4 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 739 (41.63%) QA
2 12 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.45%) SLA
3 8 (0.45%) ISO 8583
3 8 (0.45%) HL7
4 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.11%) WCAG
4 2 (0.11%) GAAP
System Software
1 32 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.62%) Varnish
3 11 (0.62%) Firmware
3 11 (0.62%) VMware ESX
3 11 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.23%) NFS
5 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.11%) XenApp
5 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.056%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 267 (15.04%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (1.07%) Puppet
3 9 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.39%) HAProxy
5 4 (0.23%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.17%) Opsview
7 1 (0.056%) WMI
7 1 (0.056%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.056%) Ansible
Vendors
1 271 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 153 (8.62%) HP
3 129 (7.27%) Oracle
4 65 (3.66%) SAP
5 42 (2.37%) VMware
6 29 (1.63%) TOWER Software
7 27 (1.52%) IBM
8 23 (1.30%) Citrix
9 18 (1.01%) Red Hat
10 17 (0.96%) Telerik
11 15 (0.85%) Fujitsu
12 13 (0.73%) Altiris
12 13 (0.73%) Cisco
13 11 (0.62%) NetApp
13 11 (0.62%) Perforce
14 10 (0.56%) Sybase
15 9 (0.51%) Atlassian
16 8 (0.45%) Juniper
17 7 (0.39%) Fidessa
17 7 (0.39%) Remedy
Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
IT Connections
Salary: 28,000 to £40,000
Posted: 44 minutes ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Life Insurance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £29500 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + 8% Bonus, pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum TO £40K
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: TO £35000
Posted: Yesterday