Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
UK > England
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 380 333 355
Rank change year-on-year -47 +22 +28
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 1,330 1,544 1,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.96% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.07% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,079 1,301 1,456
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.92% -6.47%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +7.59% -7.06%

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 150,277 144,840 173,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.80% 90.47% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 122,688 120,263 145,608
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,961
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.25% +3.14%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -28 492 £50,000 -9.09% 68
South East -21 350 £37,500 - 44
North of England -67 158 £37,500 - 41
Midlands -8 132 £37,500 +7.14% 24
East of England -53 111 £44,000 +3.53% 27
North West -31 106 £37,500 +5.63% 23
West Midlands -7 89 £37,250 +14.62% 20
South West -32 88 £41,000 +9.33% 13
East Midlands +8 44 £37,500 -1.32% 4
Yorkshire -55 43 £35,000 -12.50% 13
North East -24 10 £50,000 +45.99% 5
Regression Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 925 (69.55%) Test Automation
2 784 (58.95%) Agile Software Development
3 647 (48.65%) QA
4 521 (39.17%) Selenium
5 475 (35.71%) SQL
6 378 (28.42%) Test Scripting
7 332 (24.96%) Finance
8 309 (23.23%) JIRA
9 296 (22.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 296 (22.26%) SDLC
10 273 (20.53%) Java
11 268 (20.15%) Manual Testing
12 261 (19.62%) Software Testing
13 247 (18.57%) Scrum
14 238 (17.89%) C#
15 237 (17.82%) Cucumber
16 235 (17.67%) Test Strategy
17 234 (17.59%) Problem-Solving
18 222 (16.69%) Performance Testing
18 222 (16.69%) ISTQB
19 205 (15.41%) Functional Testing
20 203 (15.26%) WebDriver
21 198 (14.89%) .NET
22 197 (14.81%) JavaScript
23 192 (14.44%) ISEB
24 190 (14.29%) Microsoft
25 189 (14.21%) TDD
26 181 (13.61%) SQL Server
27 178 (13.38%) Degree
28 169 (12.71%) Integration Testing

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 80 (6.02%) Confluence
2 23 (1.73%) JBoss
3 18 (1.35%) CMS
4 16 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 16 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 13 (0.98%) WildFly
6 11 (0.83%) SharePoint
7 10 (0.75%) IIS
8 5 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (0.38%) WordPress
9 4 (0.30%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.23%) Apache
10 3 (0.23%) CICS
10 3 (0.23%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.23%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.20%) Chatbot
3 15 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.23%) HipChat
5 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.23%) Simulink
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.075%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.05%) SAP Hybris
3 10 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.75%) Markit EDM
4 7 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
4 7 (0.53%) SAP SD
5 5 (0.38%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.38%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.38%) SAP HR
5 5 (0.38%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.30%) Endur
6 4 (0.30%) Findur
6 4 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.23%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.23%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.15%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.075%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.80%) SaaS
4 16 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
5 11 (0.83%) GitHub
6 10 (0.75%) Slack
7 8 (0.60%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.45%) PaaS
9 5 (0.38%) BrowserStack
10 4 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.30%) BlazeMeter
11 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.15%) npm
12 2 (0.15%) NuGet
12 2 (0.15%) Trello
13 1 (0.075%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.075%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.075%) IaaS
13 1 (0.075%) Panaya
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.01%) Internet
2 23 (1.73%) HTTP
3 10 (0.75%) SSL
4 9 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.60%) SSH
6 7 (0.53%) Ethernet
6 7 (0.53%) IPsec
6 7 (0.53%) IPv4
6 7 (0.53%) IPv6
6 7 (0.53%) SNMP
6 7 (0.53%) VLAN
6 7 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.45%) VoIP
8 3 (0.23%) Broadband
8 3 (0.23%) FIX Connectivity
8 3 (0.23%) FTP
8 3 (0.23%) SMS
8 3 (0.23%) TETRA
8 3 (0.23%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.15%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (13.61%) SQL Server
2 59 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (3.61%) Relational Database
4 39 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (2.86%) MySQL
6 32 (2.41%) DB2
7 27 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (1.80%) Big Data
9 23 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (1.43%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (1.13%) NoSQL
13 14 (1.05%) Power BI
13 14 (1.05%) QlikView
14 13 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
15 10 (0.75%) Hadoop
15 10 (0.75%) MongoDB
16 8 (0.60%) Apache Hive
16 8 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 521 (39.17%) Selenium
2 309 (23.23%) JIRA
3 237 (17.82%) Cucumber
4 203 (15.26%) WebDriver
5 162 (12.18%) SoapUI
6 116 (8.72%) Jenkins
7 99 (7.44%) Git (software)
8 98 (7.37%) JMeter
8 98 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 82 (6.17%) HP UFT
10 61 (4.59%) JUnit
11 51 (3.83%) Maven
12 48 (3.61%) Visual Studio
13 43 (3.23%) LoadRunner
13 43 (3.23%) SpecFlow
14 40 (3.01%) Robot Framework
15 35 (2.63%) Subversion
16 33 (2.48%) NUnit
17 26 (1.95%) FitNesse
17 26 (1.95%) TestRail
General
1 332 (24.96%) Finance
2 84 (6.32%) Retail
3 81 (6.09%) Banking
4 36 (2.71%) Back Office
5 34 (2.56%) Marketing
6 26 (1.95%) Games
7 22 (1.65%) Advertising
7 22 (1.65%) Legal
8 19 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.35%) German Language
10 17 (1.28%) Financial Institution
11 14 (1.05%) Electronics
12 13 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.90%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.83%) Telecoms
15 10 (0.75%) Billing
15 10 (0.75%) Law
16 9 (0.68%) Automotive
17 7 (0.53%) Front Office
18 6 (0.45%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 363 (27.29%) Analyst
2 274 (20.60%) Test Analyst
3 264 (19.85%) Tester
4 196 (14.74%) Test Engineer
5 147 (11.05%) Developer
6 140 (10.53%) QA Engineer
7 128 (9.62%) QA Analyst
8 121 (9.10%) QA Tester
9 111 (8.35%) Automation Tester
10 86 (6.47%) QA Test Analyst
11 70 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
11 70 (5.26%) Test Leader
12 66 (4.96%) Software Test Engineer
12 66 (4.96%) Software Tester
12 66 (4.96%) Test Manager
13 59 (4.44%) QA Automation Tester
14 57 (4.29%) Test Automation Engineer
15 55 (4.14%) QA Automation Engineer
16 54 (4.06%) QA Leader
17 53 (3.98%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (14.89%) .NET
2 151 (11.35%) Web Services
3 133 (10.00%) HTML
4 107 (8.05%) XML
5 96 (7.22%) CSS
6 95 (7.14%) SOAP
7 82 (6.17%) RESTful
8 80 (6.02%) REST
9 70 (5.26%) AngularJS
10 52 (3.91%) JSON
11 45 (3.38%) Gherkin
12 44 (3.31%) Spring
13 42 (3.16%) jQuery
14 36 (2.71%) .NET Framework
15 32 (2.41%) React
16 27 (2.03%) ASP.NET
17 26 (1.95%) HTML5
17 26 (1.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 22 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
19 21 (1.58%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 126 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (8.50%) Computer Science
3 92 (6.92%) Mobile App
4 58 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
5 57 (4.29%) User Experience
6 54 (4.06%) Fintech
7 46 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
8 36 (2.71%) Management Information System
9 30 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 21 (1.58%) Mainframe
11 20 (1.50%) Internet of Things
12 19 (1.43%) Algorithms
12 19 (1.43%) Derivative
12 19 (1.43%) FMCG
13 18 (1.35%) PMI
13 18 (1.35%) Virtual Team
14 17 (1.28%) Driving Licence
14 17 (1.28%) Fixed Income
15 16 (1.20%) Client/Server
16 15 (1.13%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 148 (11.13%) Windows
2 102 (7.67%) Linux
3 57 (4.29%) Unix
4 43 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 41 (3.08%) Android
6 18 (1.35%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.98%) Solaris
8 9 (0.68%) AIX
8 9 (0.68%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.45%) SUSE
10 4 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.23%) CentOS
11 3 (0.23%) Fedora
11 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.075%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.075%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 925 (69.55%) Test Automation
2 784 (58.95%) Agile Software Development
3 378 (28.42%) Test Scripting
4 296 (22.26%) SDLC
4 296 (22.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 268 (20.15%) Manual Testing
6 261 (19.62%) Software Testing
7 247 (18.57%) Scrum
8 235 (17.67%) Test Strategy
9 234 (17.59%) Problem-Solving
10 222 (16.69%) Performance Testing
11 205 (15.41%) Functional Testing
12 189 (14.21%) TDD
13 169 (12.71%) Integration Testing
14 156 (11.73%) BDD
15 149 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
16 146 (10.98%) System Testing
17 139 (10.45%) Scenario Testing
18 132 (9.92%) Unit Testing
19 125 (9.40%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 475 (35.71%) SQL
2 273 (20.53%) Java
3 238 (17.89%) C#
4 197 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 134 (10.08%) Python
6 80 (6.02%) C++
7 69 (5.19%) T-SQL
8 41 (3.08%) Ruby
9 36 (2.71%) C
10 26 (1.95%) Shell Script
11 24 (1.80%) VB.NET
12 22 (1.65%) PL/SQL
13 20 (1.50%) Bash Shell
13 20 (1.50%) Groovy
13 20 (1.50%) Perl
14 18 (1.35%) COBOL
15 15 (1.13%) ES6
15 15 (1.13%) PHP
16 14 (1.05%) Java 8
17 13 (0.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 222 (16.69%) ISTQB
2 192 (14.44%) ISEB
3 178 (13.38%) Degree
4 97 (7.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 63 (4.74%) Security Cleared
6 59 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
7 33 (2.48%) SC Cleared
8 18 (1.35%) PMI Certification
9 17 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.90%) Master's Degree
11 11 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.30%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.30%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 4 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 4 (0.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 4 (0.30%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 3 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (0.23%) Sun Certification
14 2 (0.15%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 647 (48.65%) QA
2 20 (1.50%) SLA
3 11 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.60%) PSD2
6 5 (0.38%) MiFID
6 5 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.38%) PMO
7 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.23%) GDPR
8 3 (0.23%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.23%) IEC 62304
9 2 (0.15%) HL7
10 1 (0.075%) ISO 15765
10 1 (0.075%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.075%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.075%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (2.11%) Docker
2 5 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.38%) Firmware
3 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.075%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.075%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.075%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.075%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (2.71%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.20%) Kubernetes
3 13 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.98%) Puppet
4 11 (0.83%) Ansible
4 11 (0.83%) HP ALM
5 7 (0.53%) Automic
5 7 (0.53%) Dollar Universe
6 6 (0.45%) Oozie
7 5 (0.38%) Terraform
8 4 (0.30%) HP Fortify
8 4 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.23%) CloudHub
9 3 (0.23%) SCCM
9 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.15%) Marathon
10 2 (0.15%) Mesos
11 1 (0.075%) collectd
11 1 (0.075%) Kibana
11 1 (0.075%) logstash
Vendors
1 190 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 90 (6.77%) Oracle
3 76 (5.71%) SAP
4 56 (4.21%) HP
5 29 (2.18%) Sophos
6 27 (2.03%) Capita
7 25 (1.88%) Google
7 25 (1.88%) IBM
8 23 (1.73%) Twitter
9 21 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.13%) hybris
11 14 (1.05%) Atlassian
12 13 (0.98%) Micro Focus
12 13 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
13 12 (0.90%) CA
14 10 (0.75%) Apple
14 10 (0.75%) CA Agile Central
15 9 (0.68%) EMC
16 8 (0.60%) PayPal
16 8 (0.60%) Red Hat