Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 414 373 340
Rank change year-on-year -41 -33 +56
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 1,109 1,452 1,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.72% 0.88% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.96% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 895 1,045 1,380
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 139,739 150,680 163,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.07% 91.56% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112,134 119,743 137,432
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in England

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in England

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in England

Regression Testing
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
London -46 437 £47,500 -9.52% 53
South East +10 275 £41,500 +18.57% 35
North of England -46 138 £35,000 - 48
Midlands -12 110 £37,500 -6.25% 33
East of England -21 95 £45,000 +7.14% 35
North West -31 88 £35,000 -12.50% 26
West Midlands +15 77 £37,500 +10.29% 23
South West +9 56 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Yorkshire +2 41 £35,000 - 17
East Midlands -26 33 £37,500 -16.67% 10
North East -17 9 £31,424 -4.78% 5
Regression Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 788 (71.06%) Test Automation
2 671 (60.50%) Agile Software Development
3 501 (45.18%) QA
4 442 (39.86%) Selenium
5 392 (35.35%) SQL
6 294 (26.51%) JIRA
7 290 (26.15%) Finance
8 287 (25.88%) Test Scripting
9 280 (25.25%) Java
10 261 (23.53%) C#
11 235 (21.19%) Manual Testing
12 228 (20.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 228 (20.56%) Scrum
13 205 (18.49%) Software Testing
14 197 (17.76%) Cucumber
15 187 (16.86%) Performance Testing
16 184 (16.59%) SDLC
17 180 (16.23%) Test Strategy
18 178 (16.05%) ISTQB
18 178 (16.05%) .NET
19 167 (15.06%) BDD
20 165 (14.88%) Degree
21 162 (14.61%) Functional Testing
21 162 (14.61%) WebDriver
22 161 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
23 160 (14.43%) Jenkins
24 153 (13.80%) JavaScript
25 151 (13.62%) Problem-Solving
26 150 (13.53%) ISEB
27 149 (13.44%) Python

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 102 (9.20%) Confluence
2 29 (2.61%) SharePoint
3 11 (0.99%) CMS
4 9 (0.81%) IIS
5 8 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (0.72%) JBoss
5 8 (0.72%) WildFly
6 6 (0.54%) WordPress
7 5 (0.45%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.27%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.18%) Drupal
10 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.090%) Apache
11 1 (0.090%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.090%) Documentum
11 1 (0.090%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.090%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.18%) Mingle
7 1 (0.090%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.090%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.62%) SAP Hybris
2 15 (1.35%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.90%) HFM
4 5 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
5 4 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.27%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.18%) SAP EWM
7 2 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.18%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.090%) Magento
8 1 (0.090%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.090%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.090%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.090%) SAP FI-AR
8 1 (0.090%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 61 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (3.16%) GitHub
4 26 (2.34%) SaaS
5 19 (1.71%) Google Analytics
5 19 (1.71%) OpenShift
6 9 (0.81%) PaaS
6 9 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
7 8 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.63%) BrowserStack
9 5 (0.45%) Lucidchart
9 5 (0.45%) Serverless
9 5 (0.45%) Trello
10 3 (0.27%) Slack
11 2 (0.18%) BlazeMeter
11 2 (0.18%) Runscope
12 1 (0.090%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.090%) CloudBees
12 1 (0.090%) Office 365
12 1 (0.090%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.53%) SSL
2 10 (0.90%) Internet
2 10 (0.90%) SSH
2 10 (0.90%) VLAN
2 10 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (0.81%) Ethernet
3 9 (0.81%) IPsec
3 9 (0.81%) IPv4
3 9 (0.81%) IPv6
3 9 (0.81%) SNMP
4 8 (0.72%) Network Security
5 4 (0.36%) 3G
5 4 (0.36%) 4G
5 4 (0.36%) GPRS
5 4 (0.36%) GSM
5 4 (0.36%) LTE
5 4 (0.36%) PSTN
6 3 (0.27%) FTP
6 3 (0.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.42%) Relational Database
3 43 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (2.98%) Big Data
5 27 (2.43%) Hadoop
6 26 (2.34%) MySQL
7 25 (2.25%) Apache Hive
8 22 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (1.71%) MongoDB
9 19 (1.71%) NoSQL
10 18 (1.62%) Data Mining
10 18 (1.62%) Spotfire
10 18 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (0.90%) Essbase
14 9 (0.81%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 442 (39.86%) Selenium
2 294 (26.51%) JIRA
3 197 (17.76%) Cucumber
4 162 (14.61%) WebDriver
5 160 (14.43%) Jenkins
6 132 (11.90%) Git (software)
7 103 (9.29%) JMeter
8 96 (8.66%) SpecFlow
9 88 (7.94%) SoapUI
10 79 (7.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 77 (6.94%) Visual Studio
12 70 (6.31%) Maven
13 53 (4.78%) JUnit
14 51 (4.60%) HP UFT
15 49 (4.42%) TestRail
16 46 (4.15%) NUnit
17 44 (3.97%) LoadRunner
18 41 (3.70%) Appium
19 33 (2.98%) SonarQube
20 27 (2.43%) NeoLoad
General
1 290 (26.15%) Finance
2 64 (5.77%) Banking
3 55 (4.96%) Retail
4 42 (3.79%) Games
5 21 (1.89%) Legal
6 20 (1.80%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.71%) Law
8 16 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.08%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.99%) Advertising
11 11 (0.99%) Back Office
11 11 (0.99%) Marketing
11 11 (0.99%) Retail Finance
12 8 (0.72%) Publishing
13 7 (0.63%) Automotive
13 7 (0.63%) Electronics
14 6 (0.54%) Billing
14 6 (0.54%) Front Office
15 4 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 364 (32.82%) Analyst
2 281 (25.34%) Test Analyst
3 228 (20.56%) Tester
4 172 (15.51%) Test Engineer
5 163 (14.70%) Developer
6 106 (9.56%) Automation Tester
7 100 (9.02%) QA Engineer
8 97 (8.75%) QA Analyst
9 71 (6.40%) QA Tester
10 59 (5.32%) Test Automation Engineer
11 57 (5.14%) Automation Test Analyst
12 53 (4.78%) Senior Analyst
13 51 (4.60%) QA Test Analyst
14 47 (4.24%) Software Test Engineer
15 46 (4.15%) Java Developer
15 46 (4.15%) Software Tester
16 45 (4.06%) QA Test Engineer
17 44 (3.97%) QA Automation Tester
18 42 (3.79%) C# Developer
18 42 (3.79%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (16.05%) .NET
2 105 (9.47%) Web Services
3 88 (7.94%) HTML
4 82 (7.39%) AngularJS
5 69 (6.22%) Gherkin
6 68 (6.13%) CSS
7 64 (5.77%) SOAP
8 57 (5.14%) RESTful
8 57 (5.14%) XML
9 48 (4.33%) REST
10 46 (4.15%) Spring
11 40 (3.61%) .NET Framework
12 34 (3.07%) JSON
13 33 (2.98%) Node.js
14 29 (2.61%) HTML5
15 26 (2.34%) ASP.NET
15 26 (2.34%) Hibernate
15 26 (2.34%) jQuery
16 25 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (1.80%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 140 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (9.29%) Computer Science
3 80 (7.21%) Mobile App
4 69 (6.22%) Fintech
5 57 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
6 50 (4.51%) User Experience
7 36 (3.25%) Management Information System
8 34 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (2.43%) Algorithms
10 24 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 22 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
12 21 (1.89%) Fixed Income
13 18 (1.62%) Client/Server
13 18 (1.62%) Derivative
13 18 (1.62%) Equities
14 14 (1.26%) Hedge funds
14 14 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (0.99%) Data Centre
15 11 (0.99%) e-Learning
16 9 (0.81%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 110 (9.92%) Windows
2 68 (6.13%) Linux
3 36 (3.25%) Unix
4 31 (2.80%) Android
5 29 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.35%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.54%) Solaris
10 4 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.27%) AIX
12 2 (0.18%) VMS
12 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.090%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.090%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 788 (71.06%) Test Automation
2 671 (60.50%) Agile Software Development
3 287 (25.88%) Test Scripting
4 235 (21.19%) Manual Testing
5 228 (20.56%) Scrum
5 228 (20.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 205 (18.49%) Software Testing
7 187 (16.86%) Performance Testing
8 184 (16.59%) SDLC
9 180 (16.23%) Test Strategy
10 167 (15.06%) BDD
11 162 (14.61%) Functional Testing
12 161 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
13 151 (13.62%) Problem-Solving
14 148 (13.35%) Scenario Testing
15 147 (13.26%) Integration Testing
16 143 (12.89%) TDD
17 135 (12.17%) Acceptance Criteria
18 118 (10.64%) Test Management
19 109 (9.83%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 392 (35.35%) SQL
2 280 (25.25%) Java
3 261 (23.53%) C#
4 153 (13.80%) JavaScript
5 149 (13.44%) Python
6 53 (4.78%) T-SQL
7 52 (4.69%) C++
8 33 (2.98%) C
9 27 (2.43%) PHP
10 26 (2.34%) Groovy
11 23 (2.07%) R
12 20 (1.80%) Delphi
13 18 (1.62%) VB
14 14 (1.26%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.26%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.17%) Ruby
16 11 (0.99%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.99%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.81%) PowerShell
18 8 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 178 (16.05%) ISTQB
2 165 (14.88%) Degree
3 150 (13.53%) ISEB
4 56 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 54 (4.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 44 (3.97%) Security Cleared
7 27 (2.43%) SC Cleared
8 13 (1.17%) Master's Degree
9 11 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 7 (0.63%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.36%) PhD
13 2 (0.18%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.090%) BPSS Clearance
14 1 (0.090%) HNC
14 1 (0.090%) HND
14 1 (0.090%) MCSA
14 1 (0.090%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.090%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 501 (45.18%) QA
2 23 (2.07%) SLA
3 13 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.63%) PMO
6 4 (0.36%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.18%) GDPR
8 1 (0.090%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 23 (2.07%) Docker
2 11 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.18%) Firmware
7 1 (0.090%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (2.34%) Ansible
3 22 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
4 19 (1.71%) Puppet
5 16 (1.44%) HP ALM
6 15 (1.35%) Automic
6 15 (1.35%) Dollar Universe
7 7 (0.63%) HP Fortify
8 5 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.45%) Oozie
8 5 (0.45%) WSUS
9 4 (0.36%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.27%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.27%) Terraform
11 1 (0.090%) Mesos
11 1 (0.090%) Nagios
11 1 (0.090%) Nmap
11 1 (0.090%) SCCM
11 1 (0.090%) SCOM
Vendors
1 136 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 65 (5.86%) Oracle
3 58 (5.23%) SAP
4 46 (4.15%) HP
5 32 (2.89%) Google
6 20 (1.80%) Atlassian
6 20 (1.80%) Tableau
7 18 (1.62%) Cognizant
7 18 (1.62%) hybris
8 11 (0.99%) Informatica
9 10 (0.90%) Hyperion
9 10 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
10 9 (0.81%) EMC
10 9 (0.81%) IBM
11 8 (0.72%) Apple
11 8 (0.72%) Cisco
11 8 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.63%) Talend
13 6 (0.54%) LexisNexis
13 6 (0.54%) VMware