Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 392 346 341
Rank change year-on-year -46 -5 +49
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 1,282 1,575 1,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.94% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.03% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,061 1,217 1,480
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £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 148,125 152,492 171,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.65% 90.73% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 119,210 123,426 144,723
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -24 492 £47,500 -17.39% 63
South East -19 320 £41,500 +10.67% 48
North of England -63 161 £35,000 - 36
Midlands -24 119 £37,500 - 31
East of England -20 107 £44,500 +4.71% 19
North West -26 102 £35,000 - 20
West Midlands +20 86 £36,296 +6.75% 24
South West -14 81 £40,000 +6.67% 12
Yorkshire -24 50 £36,250 -3.33% 12
East Midlands -14 33 £37,500 -16.67% 7
North East -36 9 £42,500 +26.87% 4
Regression Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 882 (68.80%) Test Automation
2 771 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
3 613 (47.82%) QA
4 519 (40.48%) Selenium
5 460 (35.88%) SQL
6 362 (28.24%) Test Scripting
7 348 (27.15%) Finance
8 328 (25.59%) JIRA
9 295 (23.01%) Java
10 267 (20.83%) C#
11 265 (20.67%) SDLC
12 264 (20.59%) Manual Testing
13 260 (20.28%) Scrum
14 246 (19.19%) User Acceptance Testing
15 229 (17.86%) Performance Testing
16 228 (17.78%) Software Testing
17 226 (17.63%) Cucumber
18 223 (17.39%) Functional Testing
19 217 (16.93%) Test Strategy
20 205 (15.99%) Problem-Solving
21 197 (15.37%) WebDriver
22 195 (15.21%) ISTQB
23 194 (15.13%) .NET
24 192 (14.98%) Integration Testing
25 191 (14.90%) JavaScript
26 167 (13.03%) Degree
27 165 (12.87%) ISEB
28 164 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
29 155 (12.09%) Microsoft
29 155 (12.09%) TDD

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 98 (7.64%) Confluence
2 27 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 24 (1.87%) CMS
4 21 (1.64%) JBoss
5 18 (1.40%) WildFly
6 16 (1.25%) IIS
7 9 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.70%) WordPress
8 7 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.31%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.23%) CICS
13 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.16%) Documentum
13 2 (0.16%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.31%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) HipChat
6 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.16%) SPSS
7 1 (0.078%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 23 (1.79%) SAP Hybris
2 17 (1.33%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.78%) HFM
4 7 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.39%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.31%) Endur
6 4 (0.31%) Findur
7 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.16%) Magento
8 2 (0.16%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 2 (0.16%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.078%) Elite 3E
9 1 (0.078%) FastStats PeopleStage
9 1 (0.078%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.078%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.078%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.34%) SaaS
4 18 (1.40%) GitHub
5 12 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
6 6 (0.47%) BrowserStack
6 6 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.31%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.31%) Trello
8 2 (0.16%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (0.16%) PaaS
8 2 (0.16%) Runscope
8 2 (0.16%) Slack
9 1 (0.078%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.078%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.078%) IaaS
9 1 (0.078%) Office 365
9 1 (0.078%) Panaya
9 1 (0.078%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.078%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.72%) SSL
2 19 (1.48%) Internet
3 15 (1.17%) SSH
4 14 (1.09%) HTTP
4 14 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (1.01%) Ethernet
5 13 (1.01%) IPsec
5 13 (1.01%) IPv4
5 13 (1.01%) IPv6
5 13 (1.01%) SNMP
5 13 (1.01%) VLAN
6 7 (0.55%) Network Security
6 7 (0.55%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.39%) 3G
7 5 (0.39%) 4G
7 5 (0.39%) GPRS
7 5 (0.39%) GSM
7 5 (0.39%) LTE
7 5 (0.39%) PSTN
8 4 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 63 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (3.74%) Relational Database
4 39 (3.04%) Big Data
5 34 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (2.26%) DB2
8 26 (2.03%) MySQL
9 25 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (1.48%) MongoDB
11 18 (1.40%) NoSQL
12 17 (1.33%) Power BI
12 17 (1.33%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (1.09%) Hadoop
14 11 (0.86%) Apache Hive
14 11 (0.86%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.78%) Essbase
15 10 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (0.70%) HBase
Development Applications
1 519 (40.48%) Selenium
2 328 (25.59%) JIRA
3 226 (17.63%) Cucumber
4 197 (15.37%) WebDriver
5 139 (10.84%) Jenkins
6 136 (10.61%) Git (software)
7 110 (8.58%) JMeter
8 107 (8.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 106 (8.27%) SoapUI
10 74 (5.77%) SpecFlow
10 74 (5.77%) Visual Studio
11 69 (5.38%) HP UFT
12 66 (5.15%) JUnit
13 48 (3.74%) Maven
14 46 (3.59%) LoadRunner
15 45 (3.51%) TestRail
16 38 (2.96%) Appium
17 35 (2.73%) Subversion
18 32 (2.50%) NUnit
19 31 (2.42%) NeoLoad
General
1 348 (27.15%) Finance
2 69 (5.38%) Banking
3 61 (4.76%) Retail
4 42 (3.28%) Games
5 27 (2.11%) Investment Banking
6 24 (1.87%) Legal
6 24 (1.87%) Marketing
7 23 (1.79%) Back Office
7 23 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 22 (1.72%) Law
9 20 (1.56%) Advertising
10 13 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.01%) Telecoms
11 12 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.86%) Billing
12 11 (0.86%) Front Office
12 11 (0.86%) Publishing
13 8 (0.62%) Automotive
13 8 (0.62%) German Language
14 4 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 372 (29.02%) Analyst
2 283 (22.07%) Test Analyst
3 256 (19.97%) Tester
4 205 (15.99%) Test Engineer
5 196 (15.29%) Developer
6 135 (10.53%) QA Engineer
7 123 (9.59%) Automation Tester
8 119 (9.28%) QA Analyst
9 97 (7.57%) QA Tester
10 73 (5.69%) Test Automation Engineer
11 70 (5.46%) QA Test Analyst
12 69 (5.38%) Automation Test Analyst
13 62 (4.84%) Test Leader
13 62 (4.84%) Test Manager
14 61 (4.76%) Java Developer
15 60 (4.68%) Software Test Engineer
16 56 (4.37%) QA Automation Tester
17 54 (4.21%) QA Automation Engineer
18 53 (4.13%) QA Automation Analyst
19 52 (4.06%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (15.13%) .NET
2 148 (11.54%) Web Services
3 125 (9.75%) HTML
4 90 (7.02%) CSS
5 80 (6.24%) AngularJS
6 79 (6.16%) RESTful
7 78 (6.08%) XML
8 69 (5.38%) SOAP
9 47 (3.67%) Spring
10 45 (3.51%) .NET Framework
11 42 (3.28%) ASP.NET
12 41 (3.20%) Gherkin
12 41 (3.20%) REST
13 40 (3.12%) jQuery
14 37 (2.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 35 (2.73%) JSON
15 35 (2.73%) React
16 29 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (2.03%) JDBC
18 25 (1.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 153 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (7.72%) Computer Science
3 85 (6.63%) Mobile App
4 74 (5.77%) User Experience
5 64 (4.99%) Self-Motivation
6 54 (4.21%) Fintech
7 45 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
8 41 (3.20%) Management Information System
9 33 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 32 (2.50%) Fixed Income
11 28 (2.18%) Derivative
12 26 (2.03%) Equities
13 19 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (1.48%) Virtual Team
14 18 (1.40%) Hedge funds
15 15 (1.17%) Client/Server
15 15 (1.17%) Data Structures
16 14 (1.09%) Mainframe
17 12 (0.94%) Algorithms
17 12 (0.94%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 130 (10.14%) Windows
2 89 (6.94%) Linux
3 51 (3.98%) Unix
4 37 (2.89%) Android
4 37 (2.89%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.62%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.55%) AIX
8 6 (0.47%) Solaris
8 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.23%) CentOS
9 3 (0.23%) Fedora
10 2 (0.16%) SUSE
10 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.078%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.078%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 882 (68.80%) Test Automation
2 771 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
3 362 (28.24%) Test Scripting
4 265 (20.67%) SDLC
5 264 (20.59%) Manual Testing
6 260 (20.28%) Scrum
7 246 (19.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 229 (17.86%) Performance Testing
9 228 (17.78%) Software Testing
10 223 (17.39%) Functional Testing
11 217 (16.93%) Test Strategy
12 205 (15.99%) Problem-Solving
13 192 (14.98%) Integration Testing
14 164 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
15 155 (12.09%) TDD
16 150 (11.70%) BDD
17 143 (11.15%) Scenario Testing
18 128 (9.98%) Unit Testing
19 120 (9.36%) Acceptance Criteria
20 119 (9.28%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 460 (35.88%) SQL
2 295 (23.01%) Java
3 267 (20.83%) C#
4 191 (14.90%) JavaScript
5 117 (9.13%) Python
6 74 (5.77%) T-SQL
7 35 (2.73%) C
8 27 (2.11%) C++
9 26 (2.03%) Ruby
10 25 (1.95%) Shell Script
11 19 (1.48%) Bash Shell
12 17 (1.33%) PHP
13 16 (1.25%) PL/SQL
14 15 (1.17%) Perl
15 14 (1.09%) VB.NET
16 13 (1.01%) COBOL
17 11 (0.86%) Java 8
18 10 (0.78%) VB
19 8 (0.62%) Groovy
19 8 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 195 (15.21%) ISTQB
2 167 (13.03%) Degree
3 165 (12.87%) ISEB
4 73 (5.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 64 (4.99%) Security Cleared
6 52 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
7 38 (2.96%) SC Cleared
8 22 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.94%) Master's Degree
10 9 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (0.55%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.47%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.31%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 4 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 4 (0.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 4 (0.31%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
14 3 (0.23%) PhD
15 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (0.16%) SAP Certification
15 2 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 613 (47.82%) QA
2 29 (2.26%) SLA
3 17 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.25%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.62%) PSD2
7 4 (0.31%) PMO
8 3 (0.23%) GCP
9 2 (0.16%) GDPR
9 2 (0.16%) HL7
9 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.078%) ISO 15765
10 1 (0.078%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.078%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (1.64%) Docker
2 6 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.23%) Firmware
5 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.078%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.078%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (1.33%) Automic
2 17 (1.33%) Dollar Universe
2 17 (1.33%) HP ALM
3 10 (0.78%) Ansible
4 8 (0.62%) Oozie
5 7 (0.55%) HP Fortify
6 5 (0.39%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.39%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.31%) Puppet
7 4 (0.31%) SCCM
8 2 (0.16%) CloudHub
8 2 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.16%) SCOM
8 2 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.16%) WSUS
9 1 (0.078%) Nagios
9 1 (0.078%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.078%) Terraform
Vendors
1 155 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 79 (6.16%) SAP
3 75 (5.85%) Oracle
4 65 (5.07%) HP
5 25 (1.95%) Capita
6 24 (1.87%) hybris
7 19 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (1.33%) Apple
9 16 (1.25%) Twitter
10 15 (1.17%) Atlassian
11 14 (1.09%) IBM
12 13 (1.01%) EMC
12 13 (1.01%) Informatica
13 11 (0.86%) Cisco
13 11 (0.86%) Google
14 10 (0.78%) Hyperion
14 10 (0.78%) Juniper
14 10 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
15 9 (0.70%) LexisNexis
15 9 (0.70%) MicroStrategy