Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 385 331 374
Rank change year-on-year -54 +43 +13
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 1,302 1,537 1,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.93% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.03% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 986 1,299 1,390
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,375 £63,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 146,837 148,660 173,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.83% 89.54% 88.90%
Number of salaries quoted 119,257 123,815 145,072
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,533 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.02% +2.17% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -6 525 £51,250 +2.50% 78
South East -10 314 £35,000 -6.67% 48
North of England -77 163 £37,500 -6.25% 39
Midlands -10 120 £37,500 +7.14% 25
East of England -4 118 £42,500 +6.25% 26
North West -58 100 £40,000 +6.67% 30
West Midlands -36 85 £37,500 +17.19% 17
South West -48 63 £42,500 +8.97% 7
Yorkshire -41 55 £32,500 -23.53% 6
East Midlands +19 35 £37,500 +7.14% 8
North East -17 9 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Regression Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 926 (71.12%) Test Automation
2 715 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
3 606 (46.54%) QA
4 443 (34.02%) Selenium
5 401 (30.80%) SQL
6 390 (29.95%) Finance
7 358 (27.50%) Test Scripting
8 341 (26.19%) Java
9 301 (23.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 263 (20.20%) Degree
11 243 (18.66%) Software Testing
12 242 (18.59%) SDLC
13 231 (17.74%) JIRA
14 226 (17.36%) Scrum
15 217 (16.67%) Test Strategy
16 210 (16.13%) Manual Testing
17 209 (16.05%) ISEB
18 208 (15.98%) C#
19 202 (15.51%) Cucumber
20 196 (15.05%) ISTQB
21 193 (14.82%) Performance Testing
22 190 (14.59%) TDD
23 186 (14.29%) BDD
24 183 (14.06%) JavaScript
25 181 (13.90%) SoapUI
26 176 (13.52%) Linux
26 176 (13.52%) Python
27 175 (13.44%) Microsoft
28 174 (13.36%) .NET
29 172 (13.21%) SQL Server

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 51 (3.92%) Confluence
2 29 (2.23%) JBoss
2 29 (2.23%) Tomcat
3 13 (1.00%) Apache
4 12 (0.92%) Apache Spark
4 12 (0.92%) CMS
4 12 (0.92%) IIS
5 9 (0.69%) WildFly
6 8 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (0.61%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.38%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.23%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.23%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.23%) Mule
9 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.23%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.15%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 71 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.00%) Chatbot
5 11 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.61%) Simulink
7 7 (0.54%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.15%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 29 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
4 14 (1.08%) SAP CO
4 14 (1.08%) SAP FI
4 14 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
5 13 (1.00%) SAP SD
6 9 (0.69%) Markit EDM
7 8 (0.61%) Adobe Campaign
7 8 (0.61%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.61%) thinkFolio
8 6 (0.46%) SAP MM
9 5 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (0.31%) Endur
10 4 (0.31%) Findur
10 4 (0.31%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
11 3 (0.23%) SAP MII
11 3 (0.23%) SAP SCM
11 3 (0.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 65 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.31%) SuccessFactors
4 15 (1.15%) SaaS
5 12 (0.92%) GitHub
6 10 (0.77%) Slack
7 7 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.46%) PaaS
8 6 (0.46%) Sauce Labs
9 5 (0.38%) npm
9 5 (0.38%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.31%) BrowserStack
11 3 (0.23%) BlazeMeter
12 1 (0.077%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.077%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.077%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.077%) Serverless
12 1 (0.077%) Trello
12 1 (0.077%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.53%) Internet
2 25 (1.92%) HTTP
3 13 (1.00%) VoIP
4 8 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (0.54%) HTTPS
5 7 (0.54%) VSAT
6 6 (0.46%) DVB
6 6 (0.46%) IPv4
6 6 (0.46%) IPv6
6 6 (0.46%) UPnP
7 5 (0.38%) TETRA
7 5 (0.38%) Wireless
8 4 (0.31%) ATM
8 4 (0.31%) FIX Connectivity
9 3 (0.23%) LTE
9 3 (0.23%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.15%) 4G
10 2 (0.15%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 39 (3.00%) MySQL
4 35 (2.69%) Big Data
5 31 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (1.38%) QlikView
8 18 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (1.00%) RDBMS
11 12 (0.92%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.69%) DB2
13 7 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.46%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.46%) GIS
14 6 (0.46%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.46%) NoSQL
15 5 (0.38%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 443 (34.02%) Selenium
2 231 (17.74%) JIRA
3 202 (15.51%) Cucumber
4 181 (13.90%) SoapUI
5 171 (13.13%) WebDriver
6 116 (8.91%) Jenkins
7 92 (7.07%) HP UFT
8 77 (5.91%) Git (software)
9 74 (5.68%) JMeter
10 72 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 60 (4.61%) JUnit
12 49 (3.76%) Visual Studio
13 45 (3.46%) NUnit
14 41 (3.15%) Zephyr
15 39 (3.00%) Maven
16 33 (2.53%) LoadRunner
17 31 (2.38%) Subversion
18 30 (2.30%) Robot Framework
18 30 (2.30%) SpecFlow
19 25 (1.92%) FitNesse
General
1 390 (29.95%) Finance
2 146 (11.21%) Banking
3 91 (6.99%) Retail
4 65 (4.99%) Investment Banking
5 54 (4.15%) Retail Banking
6 40 (3.07%) Back Office
7 39 (3.00%) Electronics
8 37 (2.84%) Marketing
9 29 (2.23%) Front Office
9 29 (2.23%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.84%) Digital Economy
11 23 (1.77%) Telecoms
12 14 (1.08%) German Language
12 14 (1.08%) Legal
13 13 (1.00%) Games
14 12 (0.92%) Advertising
15 10 (0.77%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.61%) Publishing
17 7 (0.54%) Automotive
18 6 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 330 (25.35%) Analyst
2 261 (20.05%) Tester
3 233 (17.90%) Test Analyst
4 181 (13.90%) Test Engineer
5 171 (13.13%) Developer
6 108 (8.29%) QA Engineer
7 103 (7.91%) QA Tester
8 95 (7.30%) QA Analyst
9 91 (6.99%) Automation Tester
10 90 (6.91%) Software Engineer
10 90 (6.91%) Software Tester
11 78 (5.99%) Software Test Engineer
12 61 (4.69%) QA Test Analyst
13 56 (4.30%) Automation Test Analyst
14 55 (4.22%) Test Leader
15 53 (4.07%) Java Developer
16 52 (3.99%) Market Data Developer
17 50 (3.84%) QA Leader
18 48 (3.69%) QA Automation Engineer
18 48 (3.69%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (13.36%) .NET
2 141 (10.83%) HTML
3 138 (10.60%) Web Services
4 116 (8.91%) XML
5 105 (8.06%) SOAP
6 102 (7.83%) CSS
7 90 (6.91%) REST
8 59 (4.53%) RESTful
9 50 (3.84%) JSON
10 48 (3.69%) Gherkin
11 46 (3.53%) AngularJS
11 46 (3.53%) jQuery
11 46 (3.53%) Spring
12 38 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
13 35 (2.69%) Node.js
14 34 (2.61%) ASP.NET
14 34 (2.61%) HTML5
15 33 (2.53%) XHTML
16 31 (2.38%) Hibernate
17 30 (2.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 171 (13.13%) Computer Science
2 122 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (7.76%) Mobile App
4 74 (5.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 59 (4.53%) Derivative
6 45 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
7 42 (3.23%) Fintech
8 34 (2.61%) Data Structures
9 32 (2.46%) Equities
10 31 (2.38%) Client/Server
11 29 (2.23%) Management Information System
12 23 (1.77%) Algorithms
12 23 (1.77%) User Experience
13 18 (1.38%) PMI
14 17 (1.31%) Internet of Things
15 16 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (1.23%) Virtual Team
16 14 (1.08%) Driving Licence
16 14 (1.08%) FMCG
17 10 (0.77%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 176 (13.52%) Linux
2 147 (11.29%) Windows
3 61 (4.69%) Unix
4 55 (4.22%) Android
5 52 (3.99%) Apple iOS
6 30 (2.30%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.46%) Solaris
8 12 (0.92%) AIX
8 12 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (0.38%) SUSE
13 4 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.077%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 926 (71.12%) Test Automation
2 715 (54.92%) Agile Software Development
3 358 (27.50%) Test Scripting
4 301 (23.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 243 (18.66%) Software Testing
6 242 (18.59%) SDLC
7 226 (17.36%) Scrum
8 217 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 210 (16.13%) Manual Testing
10 193 (14.82%) Performance Testing
11 190 (14.59%) TDD
12 186 (14.29%) BDD
13 167 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
13 167 (12.83%) Software Engineering
14 159 (12.21%) Functional Testing
14 159 (12.21%) Integration Testing
15 151 (11.60%) Scenario Testing
16 147 (11.29%) System Testing
17 135 (10.37%) Exploratory Testing
18 133 (10.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 401 (30.80%) SQL
2 341 (26.19%) Java
3 208 (15.98%) C#
4 183 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 176 (13.52%) Python
6 154 (11.83%) C++
7 74 (5.68%) C
8 50 (3.84%) T-SQL
9 43 (3.30%) Ruby
10 27 (2.07%) Bash Shell
10 27 (2.07%) Shell Script
11 26 (2.00%) Perl
12 25 (1.92%) Scala
12 25 (1.92%) VB.NET
13 24 (1.84%) Groovy
14 22 (1.69%) ES6
14 22 (1.69%) PL/SQL
15 19 (1.46%) PHP
16 14 (1.08%) Embedded C
17 10 (0.77%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 263 (20.20%) Degree
2 209 (16.05%) ISEB
3 196 (15.05%) ISTQB
4 109 (8.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 98 (7.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 45 (3.46%) Security Cleared
7 23 (1.77%) SC Cleared
8 18 (1.38%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.46%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.38%) HNC
11 5 (0.38%) HND
11 5 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.15%) PhD
14 1 (0.077%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.077%) SAP Certification
14 1 (0.077%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 606 (46.54%) QA
2 13 (1.00%) SLA
3 9 (0.69%) PMO
4 8 (0.61%) IEC 61508
4 8 (0.61%) IEC 62304
4 8 (0.61%) MiFID
4 8 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.23%) COSO
7 2 (0.15%) GDPR
8 1 (0.077%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 54 (4.15%) Docker
2 12 (0.92%) Firmware
3 6 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.31%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.15%) Xen
6 1 (0.077%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 55 (4.22%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.38%) Kubernetes
3 16 (1.23%) Puppet
4 10 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.69%) Marathon
5 9 (0.69%) Mesos
6 8 (0.61%) Ansible
7 5 (0.38%) Terraform
8 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.077%) Ambari
9 1 (0.077%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.077%) CloudHub
9 1 (0.077%) collectd
9 1 (0.077%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.077%) Kibana
9 1 (0.077%) logstash
9 1 (0.077%) Nagios
9 1 (0.077%) StatsD
9 1 (0.077%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 1 (0.077%) WSUS
Vendors
1 175 (13.44%) Microsoft
2 83 (6.37%) Oracle
3 80 (6.14%) SAP
4 50 (3.84%) HP
5 41 (3.15%) Sophos
6 23 (1.77%) IBM
7 22 (1.69%) Google
8 18 (1.38%) Capita
9 14 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (0.92%) Atlassian
10 12 (0.92%) Twitter
11 10 (0.77%) CA
11 10 (0.77%) CA Agile Central
11 10 (0.77%) Micro Focus
11 10 (0.77%) VMware
12 9 (0.69%) TIBCO
13 8 (0.61%) Adobe
13 8 (0.61%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.54%) Cisco
14 7 (0.54%) Sitecore