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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Regression Testing
Rank 359 312 333
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +21
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 823 1040 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.88% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.07% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 659 845 686
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -

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
92302 97399 88489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.22% 82.03% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 74595 78278 72574
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -57 769 £42,500 +6.25% 102
London -68 307 £47,500 - 44
South East +39 166 £42,500 +13.33% 17
Yorkshire +17 101 £35,000 +16.66% 12
West Yorkshire -2 85 £35,000 +16.66% 12
East of England -23 75 £45,000 +12.50% 12
City of London -12 62 £55,000 +22.22% 14
Leeds +34 60 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Surrey +25 56 £40,000 -23.80% 8
West Midlands +6 50 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 44 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Hampshire -1 35 £33,750 -3.57% 5
North West -2 33 £30,000 -4.76% 7
Cambridge -15 28 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Scotland +6 27 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Manchester +8 26 £28,500 -10.93% 5
East Sussex +5 25 £48,750 +25.00% 1
Hertfordshire -12 24 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Reigate +11 22 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South West -29 22 £43,750 +9.37% 6
West Sussex +16 20 £50,000 +42.85%
Brighton +3 18 £48,750 +25.00% 1
Wales -8 17 £40,000 +23.07%
South Wales -10 17 £40,000 +23.07%
South Yorkshire +12 16 £25,625 +4.59%
Coventry -5 15 £22,000 -38.88%
East Midlands +3 14 £26,500 -24.28% 1
Nottinghamshire +6 12 £30,000 -
Sheffield +4 12 £26,250 +7.14%
Edinburgh +2 12 £45,000 +36.36% 5

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 787 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 604 (39.09%) QA
3 574 (37.15%) SQL
4 481 (31.13%) Test Scripting
5 450 (29.13%) Finance
6 412 (26.67%) ISEB
7 408 (26.41%) Java
8 392 (25.37%) Automated Testing
9 368 (23.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 336 (21.75%) Degree
11 323 (20.91%) Selenium
12 281 (18.19%) C#
13 261 (16.89%) Scrum
14 246 (15.92%) Test Automation
15 242 (15.66%) Integration Testing
16 241 (15.60%) Software Testing
17 240 (15.53%) Manual Testing
18 228 (14.76%) Oracle
19 218 (14.11%) Microsoft
20 217 (14.05%) ISTQB
21 207 (13.40%) TDD
22 194 (12.56%) .NET
22 194 (12.56%) Test Strategy
23 191 (12.36%) System Testing
24 186 (12.04%) UNIX
25 183 (11.84%) JavaScript
26 178 (11.52%) Test Management
27 176 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
28 175 (11.33%) SQL Server
28 175 (11.33%) Windows

Regression Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 28 (1.81%) CMS
2 26 (1.68%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.42%) Confluence
4 20 (1.29%) WebSphere
5 14 (0.91%) MQSeries
6 9 (0.58%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.52%) IIS
8 5 (0.32%) JBoss
8 5 (0.32%) Node.js
9 3 (0.19%) WordPress
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.13%) SAS
10 2 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.065%) Apache
11 1 (0.065%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.065%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.065%) uiautomator
Applications
1 92 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 53 (3.43%) MS Office
3 21 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.19%) MS Project
6 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 71 (4.60%) Oracle EBS
2 51 (3.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 33 (2.14%) Oracle Applications
4 30 (1.94%) Oracle General Ledger
5 27 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
6 26 (1.68%) Oracle Financials
7 25 (1.62%) Oracle Cash Management
8 24 (1.55%) Oracle Assets
9 18 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
10 11 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (0.65%) Oracle AGIS
12 8 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
13 7 (0.45%) SAP CO
13 7 (0.45%) SAP FI
13 7 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
13 7 (0.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 5 (0.32%) Oracle E-Business Tax
15 4 (0.26%) thinkFolio
15 4 (0.26%) Markit EDM
15 4 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.72%) SaaS
2 37 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.84%) Google Analytics
4 10 (0.65%) PaaS
4 10 (0.65%) IaaS
5 8 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.26%) FinancialForce.com
8 2 (0.13%) Trello
9 1 (0.065%) Force.com
9 1 (0.065%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.52%) HTTP
2 33 (2.14%) TCP/IP
3 32 (2.07%) Internet
4 10 (0.65%) VoIP
5 9 (0.58%) DNS
6 8 (0.52%) Firewall
7 7 (0.45%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.39%) DSL
8 6 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.39%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.26%) Network Security
9 4 (0.26%) CTI
9 4 (0.26%) DVB
9 4 (0.26%) WAN
9 4 (0.26%) LAN
10 3 (0.19%) 3GPP
10 3 (0.19%) Wireless
10 3 (0.19%) LTE
11 2 (0.13%) WiMAX
11 2 (0.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 61 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (2.59%) Oracle Database
3 40 (2.59%) Relational Database
4 39 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (2.14%) MySQL
6 31 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
6 31 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (1.81%) DB2
8 26 (1.68%) OLAP
9 25 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (1.36%) Big Data
11 20 (1.29%) SSDT
12 18 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (1.04%) NoSQL
13 16 (1.04%) OLAP Cube
14 15 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (0.97%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
15 14 (0.91%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 323 (20.91%) Selenium
2 142 (9.19%) JIRA
3 139 (9.00%) WebDriver
4 123 (7.96%) Cucumber
5 111 (7.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 107 (6.93%) Jenkins
7 103 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 76 (4.92%) JUnit
9 55 (3.56%) SoapUI
10 52 (3.37%) Visual Studio
10 52 (3.37%) LoadRunner
10 52 (3.37%) NUnit
11 48 (3.11%) TeamCity
12 43 (2.78%) SpecFlow
13 36 (2.33%) Git (software)
14 34 (2.20%) Calabash
15 29 (1.88%) Hudson
16 28 (1.81%) Rational Rose
17 27 (1.75%) Subversion
18 26 (1.68%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 450 (29.13%) Finance
2 94 (6.08%) Banking
3 63 (4.08%) Retail
4 54 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 30 (1.94%) Games
6 27 (1.75%) Marketing
7 20 (1.29%) Legal
7 20 (1.29%) Front Office
8 12 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.71%) Billing
10 10 (0.65%) General Ledger
11 9 (0.58%) Advertising
11 9 (0.58%) Back Office
11 9 (0.58%) Electronics
12 8 (0.52%) Automotive
12 8 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.39%) Publishing
14 5 (0.32%) French Language
15 4 (0.26%) Law
16 3 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 548 (35.47%) Analyst
2 368 (23.82%) Test Analyst
3 344 (22.27%) Tester
4 170 (11.00%) Developer
5 151 (9.77%) QA Engineer
6 114 (7.38%) Test Engineer
7 90 (5.83%) QA Analyst
8 86 (5.57%) Software Tester
9 83 (5.37%) Software Engineer
10 79 (5.11%) Test Manager
11 59 (3.82%) Business Analyst
12 51 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
13 49 (3.17%) Junior
14 48 (3.11%) QA Tester
15 43 (2.78%) Consultant
15 43 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
15 43 (2.78%) Automation Tester
16 42 (2.72%) Test Leader
17 41 (2.65%) Senior Test Analyst
18 38 (2.46%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (12.56%) .NET
2 152 (9.84%) Web Services
2 152 (9.84%) XML
3 122 (7.90%) HTML
4 75 (4.85%) CSS
5 52 (3.37%) SOAP
6 41 (2.65%) Gherkin
7 32 (2.07%) RESTful
8 30 (1.94%) J2EE
9 29 (1.88%) ASP.NET
9 29 (1.88%) .NET Framework
10 27 (1.75%) XSL
11 26 (1.68%) AngularJS
12 24 (1.55%) HTML5
13 22 (1.42%) REST
13 22 (1.42%) Ajax
14 21 (1.36%) Middleware
14 21 (1.36%) CSS3
15 18 (1.17%) Flash
15 18 (1.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 176 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 154 (9.97%) Computer Science
3 88 (5.70%) Mobile App
4 60 (3.88%) Mathematics
5 49 (3.17%) Open Source
6 48 (3.11%) User Experience
7 44 (2.85%) Management Information System
8 30 (1.94%) Client/Server
9 25 (1.62%) Replication
10 18 (1.17%) Data Integration
11 16 (1.04%) PDA
12 15 (0.97%) Derivative
13 12 (0.78%) Blackberry
13 12 (0.78%) Online Games
14 11 (0.71%) iPhone
14 11 (0.71%) Equities
14 11 (0.71%) Statistics
15 10 (0.65%) N-Tier
15 10 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (0.58%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 186 (12.04%) UNIX
2 175 (11.33%) Windows
3 146 (9.45%) Linux
4 87 (5.63%) Android
5 75 (4.85%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.97%) Windows Phone
6 15 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
7 14 (0.91%) Solaris
8 12 (0.78%) Windows 7
8 12 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.45%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.39%) CentOS
11 6 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.26%) VxWorks
12 4 (0.26%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 787 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 481 (31.13%) Test Scripting
3 392 (25.37%) Automated Testing
4 368 (23.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 261 (16.89%) Scrum
6 246 (15.92%) Test Automation
7 242 (15.66%) Integration Testing
8 241 (15.60%) Software Testing
9 240 (15.53%) Manual Testing
10 207 (13.40%) TDD
11 194 (12.56%) Test Strategy
12 191 (12.36%) System Testing
13 178 (11.52%) Test Management
14 164 (10.61%) BDD
15 163 (10.55%) Performance Testing
16 159 (10.29%) Automation Testing
17 158 (10.23%) Unit Testing
18 133 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
18 133 (8.61%) Software Engineering
19 127 (8.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 574 (37.15%) SQL
2 408 (26.41%) Java
3 281 (18.19%) C#
4 183 (11.84%) JavaScript
5 128 (8.28%) Python
6 120 (7.77%) C++
7 75 (4.85%) C
8 73 (4.72%) Ruby
9 63 (4.08%) PL/SQL
10 54 (3.50%) Perl
11 42 (2.72%) PHP
11 42 (2.72%) Shell Script
12 38 (2.46%) T-SQL
13 31 (2.01%) Groovy
14 24 (1.55%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.29%) Objective-C
16 17 (1.10%) VBScript
17 16 (1.04%) VB.NET
18 14 (0.91%) VB
18 14 (0.91%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 412 (26.67%) ISEB
2 336 (21.75%) Degree
3 217 (14.05%) ISTQB
4 114 (7.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 34 (2.20%) Security Cleared
6 25 (1.62%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.78%) HND
8 9 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.26%) PMP
10 3 (0.19%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.19%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.19%) IC3 Certification
11 2 (0.13%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 604 (39.09%) QA
2 8 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.26%) SLA
3 4 (0.26%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.19%) MiFID
4 3 (0.19%) HL7
4 3 (0.19%) DICOM
4 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.065%) EMIR
5 1 (0.065%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.065%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.065%) Basel III
System Software
1 15 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.26%) Cygwin
4 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.13%) vSphere
6 1 (0.065%) Firmware
6 1 (0.065%) Xen
6 1 (0.065%) Docker
Systems Management
1 142 (9.19%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.04%) Puppet
2 16 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.58%) Control-M
4 8 (0.52%) Tivoli
4 8 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (0.32%) Ansible
6 3 (0.19%) Iperf
7 2 (0.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 228 (14.76%) Oracle
2 218 (14.11%) Microsoft
3 124 (8.03%) HP
4 34 (2.20%) IBM
5 31 (2.01%) SAP
6 23 (1.49%) Sybase
6 23 (1.49%) Telerik
7 18 (1.17%) TOWER Software
8 16 (1.04%) VMware
8 16 (1.04%) Red Hat
9 14 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (0.84%) Google
11 12 (0.78%) Capita
12 10 (0.65%) Cognos
13 8 (0.52%) Endeca
13 8 (0.52%) Twitter
14 6 (0.39%) Siebel
14 6 (0.39%) Adobe
14 6 (0.39%) Citrix
15 5 (0.32%) Charles River
Central London / West End
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38380.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cumbria
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Pacakge
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent DOE + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago