The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 197 175
Rank change year-on-year +34 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 82 83 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.33% 1.11% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.27% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 69 72 78
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £25,250 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,950 £55,000
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 East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5384 6538 6397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 87.20% 87.81% 84.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4269 5189 5107
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in the East of England

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in the East of England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in the East of England

Regression Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 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
Hertfordshire +27 33 £37,500 -4.45% 3
Cambridgeshire +14 30 £52,500 +33.75% 6
Essex +16 12 £45,000 +57.89%
Bedfordshire +15 3 £42,500 +18.05% 1
Suffolk +19 2 £34,250 +3.00%
Norfolk -12 2 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 East of England region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 85 (57.05%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (48.99%) Finance
3 64 (42.95%) Test Automation
4 60 (40.27%) QA
5 59 (39.60%) Selenium
6 50 (33.56%) C#
7 48 (32.21%) Scrum
8 44 (29.53%) Test Strategy
9 42 (28.19%) Java
9 42 (28.19%) Test Scripting
10 37 (24.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 37 (24.83%) JIRA
11 35 (23.49%) Functional Testing
12 31 (20.81%) Unit Testing
12 31 (20.81%) SQL
13 29 (19.46%) Automated Testing
14 28 (18.79%) BDD
15 27 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (18.12%) Software Engineering
16 26 (17.45%) RESTful
16 26 (17.45%) Project Management
17 25 (16.78%) .NET
17 25 (16.78%) Microsoft
17 25 (16.78%) HP UFT
18 24 (16.11%) Workflow
18 24 (16.11%) Automation Testing
19 23 (15.44%) Git (software)
19 23 (15.44%) Cucumber
19 23 (15.44%) WebDriver
19 23 (15.44%) TDD

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 18 (12.08%) Tomcat
2 17 (11.41%) Confluence
3 7 (4.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.72%) MS Office
3 7 (4.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.04%) SAP BPC
1 9 (6.04%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.34%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.34%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.67%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.01%) IaaS
2 2 (1.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.01%) Internet
1 3 (2.01%) Wireless
2 1 (0.67%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.38%) Big Data
3 9 (6.04%) SAP BW
3 9 (6.04%) SAP HANA
4 6 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.34%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.67%) MS Access
7 1 (0.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 59 (39.60%) Selenium
2 37 (24.83%) JIRA
3 25 (16.78%) HP UFT
4 23 (15.44%) Cucumber
4 23 (15.44%) Git (software)
4 23 (15.44%) WebDriver
5 18 (12.08%) Maven
6 16 (10.74%) JUnit
6 16 (10.74%) SoapUI
7 14 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (8.72%) NUnit
9 9 (6.04%) JBehave
9 9 (6.04%) Ranorex
9 9 (6.04%) SilkTest
10 8 (5.37%) Jenkins
10 8 (5.37%) Visual Studio
11 7 (4.70%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (2.68%) Ant
12 4 (2.68%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.68%) Subversion
General
1 73 (48.99%) Finance
2 3 (2.01%) Automotive
2 3 (2.01%) Back Office
2 3 (2.01%) Marketing
3 2 (1.34%) Advertising
3 2 (1.34%) Local Government
4 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (28.19%) Analyst
2 40 (26.85%) Test Analyst
3 25 (16.78%) Tester
4 21 (14.09%) Test Engineer
5 18 (12.08%) Developer
6 15 (10.07%) Automation Tester
6 15 (10.07%) Business Manager
6 15 (10.07%) Business Project Manager
6 15 (10.07%) Project Manager
7 13 (8.72%) Test Automation Engineer
8 12 (8.05%) Automation Test Analyst
8 12 (8.05%) Developer in Test
8 12 (8.05%) Software Tester
9 10 (6.71%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 10 (6.71%) Selenium Tester
10 9 (6.04%) Regression Tester
10 9 (6.04%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 9 (6.04%) Senior Test Engineer
11 8 (5.37%) Java Developer
12 7 (4.70%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.45%) RESTful
2 25 (16.78%) .NET
3 17 (11.41%) Spring
4 16 (10.74%) Gherkin
4 16 (10.74%) Hibernate
5 10 (6.71%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.37%) SOAP
7 7 (4.70%) JMS
8 6 (4.03%) Middleware
8 6 (4.03%) Web Services
8 6 (4.03%) WPF
9 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.68%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.68%) HTML
10 4 (2.68%) jQuery
11 3 (2.01%) Autofac
11 3 (2.01%) AutoMapper
11 3 (2.01%) LINQ
11 3 (2.01%) XML
12 2 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.08%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.71%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.70%) e-Learning
5 5 (3.36%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.36%) Life Science
5 5 (3.36%) User Experience
6 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.67%) Fintech
7 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.77%) Linux
2 21 (14.09%) Unix
3 14 (9.40%) Windows
4 3 (2.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (57.05%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (42.95%) Test Automation
3 48 (32.21%) Scrum
4 44 (29.53%) Test Strategy
5 42 (28.19%) Test Scripting
6 37 (24.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (23.49%) Functional Testing
8 31 (20.81%) Unit Testing
9 29 (19.46%) Automated Testing
10 28 (18.79%) BDD
11 27 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (18.12%) Software Engineering
12 26 (17.45%) Project Management
13 24 (16.11%) Automation Testing
13 24 (16.11%) Workflow
14 23 (15.44%) Software Testing
14 23 (15.44%) TDD
15 22 (14.77%) Continuous Delivery
16 21 (14.09%) Integration Testing
17 20 (13.42%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (33.56%) C#
2 42 (28.19%) Java
3 31 (20.81%) SQL
4 17 (11.41%) Python
5 12 (8.05%) Shell Script
6 7 (4.70%) C++
7 5 (3.36%) C
7 5 (3.36%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.36%) Ruby
8 4 (2.68%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.68%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.01%) Perl
9 3 (2.01%) PHP
9 3 (2.01%) VB
10 2 (1.34%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (10.74%) Degree
2 15 (10.07%) ISEB
3 13 (8.72%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.36%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.34%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (40.27%) QA
2 2 (1.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (10.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.41%) Oracle
3 16 (10.74%) Atlassian
4 12 (8.05%) SAP
5 10 (6.71%) HP
6 5 (3.36%) TOWER Software
6 5 (3.36%) webMethods
7 3 (2.01%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (1.34%) hybris
8 2 (1.34%) IBM
8 2 (1.34%) Perforce
9 1 (0.67%) Cognos
9 1 (0.67%) VMware
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