Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 250 281
Rank change year-on-year +61 +31 -11
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 68 52 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.08% 0.61% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.69% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 35 51 58
Berkshire median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £65,750
South East median annual salary £35,000 £39,151 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.60% +4.40% -6.25%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5441 7589 9617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.39% 88.34% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4243 5790 7502
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,982
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Berkshire

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in Berkshire

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in Berkshire

Regression Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Berkshire 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
Reading +64 49 £35,000 -22.22%
Newbury -11 6 £41,500 -7.78%
Maidenhead +20 4 - -
Slough +2 3 £47,500 -34.48%
Regression Testing
South East

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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 54 (79.41%) Test Automation
2 51 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (66.18%) ISTQB
3 45 (66.18%) Degree
4 42 (61.76%) Java
5 41 (60.29%) Test Strategy
6 40 (58.82%) Computer Science
6 40 (58.82%) Test Scripting
6 40 (58.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 39 (57.35%) Test Management
8 36 (52.94%) QA
9 33 (48.53%) WebDriver
10 32 (47.06%) SoapUI
11 30 (44.12%) Functional Testing
12 29 (42.65%) JIRA
13 28 (41.18%) User Stories
13 28 (41.18%) Risk Management
13 28 (41.18%) Digital Economy
14 27 (39.71%) Linux
15 26 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (36.76%) Issue Tracking
17 24 (35.29%) SDLC
17 24 (35.29%) Open Source
17 24 (35.29%) Shell Script
17 24 (35.29%) JMeter
17 24 (35.29%) Client/Server
18 23 (33.82%) User Acceptance Testing
19 19 (27.94%) Project Management
19 19 (27.94%) SQL
20 18 (26.47%) ERP

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (20.59%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (13.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQLPlus
2 5 (7.35%) GIS
3 3 (4.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (48.53%) WebDriver
2 32 (47.06%) SoapUI
3 29 (42.65%) JIRA
4 24 (35.29%) JMeter
5 15 (22.06%) Selenium
6 14 (20.59%) LoadRunner
7 9 (13.24%) eggPlant
7 9 (13.24%) HP UFT
7 9 (13.24%) JUnit
7 9 (13.24%) LoadUI
7 9 (13.24%) TestNG
7 9 (13.24%) Toad
8 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (41.18%) Digital Economy
2 10 (14.71%) Finance
3 9 (13.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Tester
2 24 (35.29%) Software Tester
3 20 (29.41%) Analyst
4 16 (23.53%) Test Analyst
5 10 (14.71%) Consultant
6 9 (13.24%) SAP Analyst
6 9 (13.24%) SAP Test Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) QA Consultant
7 6 (8.82%) Service Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Automation Tester
8 5 (7.35%) QA Manager
8 5 (7.35%) QA Test Manager
8 5 (7.35%) Software Consultant
8 5 (7.35%) Test Manager
9 4 (5.88%) Agile Test Manager
9 4 (5.88%) QA Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) SAP Manager
9 4 (5.88%) SAP Test Manager
9 4 (5.88%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) SOAP
2 9 (13.24%) Web Services
3 4 (5.88%) .NET
4 2 (2.94%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.94%) RESTful
5 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (58.82%) Computer Science
2 26 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (35.29%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.88%) User Experience
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.71%) Linux
2 14 (20.59%) Windows
3 6 (8.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (79.41%) Test Automation
2 51 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (60.29%) Test Strategy
4 40 (58.82%) Test Scripting
5 39 (57.35%) Test Management
6 30 (44.12%) Functional Testing
7 28 (41.18%) Risk Management
7 28 (41.18%) User Stories
8 25 (36.76%) Issue Tracking
9 24 (35.29%) Open Source
9 24 (35.29%) SDLC
10 23 (33.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (27.94%) Project Management
12 18 (26.47%) ERP
13 15 (22.06%) Performance Testing
14 14 (20.59%) Scenario Testing
14 14 (20.59%) Scrum
15 13 (19.12%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (19.12%) Manual Testing
15 13 (19.12%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 42 (61.76%) Java
2 24 (35.29%) Shell Script
3 19 (27.94%) SQL
4 15 (22.06%) C#
5 6 (8.82%) VBScript
6 5 (7.35%) C++
7 4 (5.88%) Perl
8 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.41%) Python
9 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (66.18%) Degree
1 45 (66.18%) ISTQB
2 40 (58.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.47%) CCNA
4 1 (1.47%) CCNP
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB
4 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (52.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) HP
2 14 (20.59%) SAP
3 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.35%) Ariba
4 5 (7.35%) Concur
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle