Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 344 394
Rank change year-on-year -17 +50 -31
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 1451 1629 1683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.87% 0.91% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.02% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1365 1379
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -2.97%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,695
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £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 150254 159112 182385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.36% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 119398 133448 151804
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +19 590 £51,250 +2.50% 26
South East -3 320 £35,000 -10.60% 12
North of England -20 217 £35,000 -12.50% 13
North West +1 138 £40,000 - 8
Midlands +3 134 £38,000 +16.92% 6
East of England +7 130 £42,000 +6.33% 4
West Midlands -7 90 £34,000 +7.94% 3
Yorkshire -24 61 £32,500 -18.75% 3
South West -17 57 £41,250 +3.13% 4
East Midlands +22 43 £45,000 +38.46% 3
North East +20 18 £33,000 +3.94% 2
Regression Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 England region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 984 (67.82%) Test Automation
2 662 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
3 627 (43.21%) QA
4 472 (32.53%) Finance
5 442 (30.46%) Selenium
6 422 (29.08%) Java
7 406 (27.98%) Test Scripting
8 403 (27.77%) SQL
9 348 (23.98%) User Acceptance Testing
10 314 (21.64%) Degree
11 266 (18.33%) Software Testing
12 263 (18.13%) Test Strategy
13 261 (17.99%) Scrum
14 240 (16.54%) Manual Testing
15 229 (15.78%) C#
16 227 (15.64%) Linux
16 227 (15.64%) JIRA
17 226 (15.58%) SDLC
18 223 (15.37%) ISTQB
19 221 (15.23%) Banking
20 217 (14.96%) ISEB
21 210 (14.47%) Functional Testing
22 203 (13.99%) C++
23 198 (13.65%) Continuous Integration
24 190 (13.09%) Computer Science
25 184 (12.68%) Performance Testing
26 183 (12.61%) Python
27 178 (12.27%) Cucumber
28 177 (12.20%) Windows
29 174 (11.99%) BDD

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 43 (2.96%) Confluence
2 40 (2.76%) Tomcat
3 33 (2.27%) JBoss
4 16 (1.10%) IIS
5 15 (1.03%) Apache Spark
6 14 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (0.90%) SharePoint
8 11 (0.76%) Apache
8 11 (0.76%) OpenStack
9 9 (0.62%) SAS
10 8 (0.55%) CMS
11 7 (0.48%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.41%) WildFly
13 5 (0.34%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.28%) Jetty
14 4 (0.28%) Mule
14 4 (0.28%) Mule ESB
15 3 (0.21%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.21%) MQSeries
15 3 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 82 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.62%) Simulink
7 5 (0.34%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.34%) SPSS
8 1 (0.069%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (1.86%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (1.79%) SAP CO
2 26 (1.79%) SAP FI
2 26 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 20 (1.38%) SAP S/4HANA
3 20 (1.38%) SAP SD
4 18 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (0.83%) SAP ERP
7 9 (0.62%) SAP PP
8 8 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
8 8 (0.55%) Markit EDM
8 8 (0.55%) SAP MM
9 7 (0.48%) SAP WM
9 7 (0.48%) thinkFolio
10 5 (0.34%) Magento
11 4 (0.28%) SAP APO
11 4 (0.28%) SAP EWM
11 4 (0.28%) SAP MII
11 4 (0.28%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 71 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.24%) SaaS
4 12 (0.83%) GitHub
5 10 (0.69%) Sauce Labs
6 7 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (0.34%) BrowserStack
7 5 (0.34%) npm
8 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.21%) Office 365
9 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.14%) PaaS
9 2 (0.14%) Slack
10 1 (0.069%) BlazeMeter
10 1 (0.069%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.069%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.069%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.069%) Serverless
10 1 (0.069%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.79%) Internet
2 19 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.17%) VoIP
4 16 (1.10%) HTTP
5 8 (0.55%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.55%) Wireless
6 7 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (0.48%) VSAT
7 6 (0.41%) DVB
7 6 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (0.41%) IPv4
7 6 (0.41%) IPv6
7 6 (0.41%) UPnP
8 4 (0.28%) ATM
8 4 (0.28%) TETRA
8 4 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.21%) LTE
10 2 (0.14%) 4G
10 2 (0.14%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 42 (2.89%) Big Data
3 41 (2.83%) MySQL
4 39 (2.69%) Relational Database
5 25 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (1.24%) NoSQL
6 18 (1.24%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.10%) Power BI
9 15 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (0.83%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.69%) QlikView
13 9 (0.62%) SQLPlus
14 8 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.48%) GIS
15 7 (0.48%) RDBMS
16 6 (0.41%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 442 (30.46%) Selenium
2 227 (15.64%) JIRA
3 178 (12.27%) Cucumber
4 171 (11.78%) SoapUI
5 162 (11.16%) WebDriver
6 131 (9.03%) Jenkins
7 91 (6.27%) Git (software)
8 89 (6.13%) HP UFT
9 79 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 75 (5.17%) Visual Studio
11 64 (4.41%) JMeter
12 55 (3.79%) JUnit
13 49 (3.38%) NUnit
14 39 (2.69%) Zephyr
15 34 (2.34%) SpecFlow
15 34 (2.34%) Subversion
16 31 (2.14%) TeamCity
17 30 (2.07%) Maven
18 27 (1.86%) LoadRunner
19 23 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 472 (32.53%) Finance
2 221 (15.23%) Banking
3 126 (8.68%) Investment Banking
4 114 (7.86%) Retail Banking
5 91 (6.27%) Retail
6 68 (4.69%) Manufacturing
7 50 (3.45%) Back Office
8 44 (3.03%) Electronics
9 42 (2.89%) Front Office
10 38 (2.62%) Telecoms
11 33 (2.27%) Marketing
12 28 (1.93%) Digital Economy
13 16 (1.10%) Publishing
14 15 (1.03%) Aerospace
14 15 (1.03%) Automotive
15 11 (0.76%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.76%) Military
16 10 (0.69%) Games
17 8 (0.55%) Advertising
17 8 (0.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 389 (26.81%) Analyst
2 301 (20.74%) Tester
3 246 (16.95%) Test Analyst
4 224 (15.44%) Developer
5 186 (12.82%) Test Engineer
6 110 (7.58%) Automation Tester
7 100 (6.89%) Software Tester
8 98 (6.75%) QA Tester
9 94 (6.48%) Java Developer
10 93 (6.41%) Market Data Developer
11 90 (6.20%) QA Engineer
12 85 (5.86%) QA Analyst
12 85 (5.86%) Software Engineer
12 85 (5.86%) Software Test Engineer
13 72 (4.96%) Test Leader
14 68 (4.69%) Consultant
15 63 (4.34%) Automation Test Analyst
16 59 (4.07%) Financial Analyst
16 59 (4.07%) QA Leader
17 57 (3.93%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (10.61%) .NET
2 133 (9.17%) HTML
3 132 (9.10%) Web Services
4 130 (8.96%) XML
5 95 (6.55%) SOAP
6 91 (6.27%) CSS
7 70 (4.82%) REST
8 57 (3.93%) Spring
9 53 (3.65%) RESTful
10 46 (3.17%) ASP.NET
11 43 (2.96%) JSON
12 42 (2.89%) Hibernate
13 39 (2.69%) jQuery
14 38 (2.62%) Gherkin
15 37 (2.55%) AngularJS
15 37 (2.55%) XHTML
16 36 (2.48%) J2EE
17 32 (2.21%) Node.js
17 32 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
18 29 (2.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 190 (13.09%) Computer Science
2 130 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (8.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 98 (6.75%) Derivative
4 87 (6.00%) Mobile App
5 64 (4.41%) Data Structures
5 64 (4.41%) Equities
6 43 (2.96%) Management Information System
7 41 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
8 39 (2.69%) Fintech
9 37 (2.55%) Client/Server
10 29 (2.00%) Fixed Income
11 27 (1.86%) Algorithms
11 27 (1.86%) User Experience
12 20 (1.38%) Virtual Team
13 16 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 9 (0.62%) TRADACOMS
15 8 (0.55%) PMI
16 7 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 227 (15.64%) Linux
2 177 (12.20%) Windows
3 61 (4.20%) Unix
4 53 (3.65%) Android
5 48 (3.31%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.86%) Windows Server
7 17 (1.17%) Solaris
8 16 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.62%) AIX
12 6 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.28%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.14%) SUSE
15 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.069%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 984 (67.82%) Test Automation
2 662 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
3 406 (27.98%) Test Scripting
4 348 (23.98%) User Acceptance Testing
5 266 (18.33%) Software Testing
6 263 (18.13%) Test Strategy
7 261 (17.99%) Scrum
8 240 (16.54%) Manual Testing
9 226 (15.58%) SDLC
10 210 (14.47%) Functional Testing
11 198 (13.65%) Continuous Integration
12 184 (12.68%) Performance Testing
13 174 (11.99%) BDD
13 174 (11.99%) Integration Testing
14 173 (11.92%) Scenario Testing
14 173 (11.92%) Software Engineering
15 163 (11.23%) TDD
16 148 (10.20%) Unit Testing
17 147 (10.13%) User Stories
18 145 (9.99%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 422 (29.08%) Java
2 403 (27.77%) SQL
3 229 (15.78%) C#
4 203 (13.99%) C++
5 183 (12.61%) Python
6 157 (10.82%) JavaScript
7 110 (7.58%) C
8 41 (2.83%) Ruby
8 41 (2.83%) T-SQL
9 34 (2.34%) Perl
10 31 (2.14%) Bash Shell
11 30 (2.07%) Shell Script
12 27 (1.86%) PHP
13 25 (1.72%) Scala
14 24 (1.65%) PL/SQL
15 17 (1.17%) ES6
15 17 (1.17%) Groovy
16 16 (1.10%) Embedded C
17 14 (0.96%) VB.NET
17 14 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 314 (21.64%) Degree
2 223 (15.37%) ISTQB
3 217 (14.96%) ISEB
4 137 (9.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 90 (6.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 34 (2.34%) Security Cleared
7 19 (1.31%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (0.55%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.48%) HND
10 7 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (0.41%) HNC
11 6 (0.41%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.41%) SAP Certification
12 4 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.14%) PhD
14 2 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 627 (43.21%) QA
2 18 (1.24%) PMO
3 8 (0.55%) IEC 61508
3 8 (0.55%) IEC 62304
3 8 (0.55%) MiFID
3 8 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.41%) SLA
5 5 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.34%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.21%) COSO
6 3 (0.21%) ISO 15022
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.069%) EMIR
8 1 (0.069%) GCP
8 1 (0.069%) GDPR
System Software
1 54 (3.72%) Docker
2 16 (1.10%) Firmware
3 11 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.28%) Xen
5 3 (0.21%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.069%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.069%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 53 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.10%) Puppet
3 15 (1.03%) Kubernetes
4 11 (0.76%) Ansible
4 11 (0.76%) Marathon
4 11 (0.76%) Mesos
5 2 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.069%) Ambari
6 1 (0.069%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.069%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.069%) Nagios
6 1 (0.069%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (0.069%) WSUS
Vendors
1 172 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 111 (7.65%) SAP
3 92 (6.34%) Oracle
4 65 (4.48%) HP
5 24 (1.65%) Sophos
6 19 (1.31%) Murex
7 17 (1.17%) IBM
8 15 (1.03%) Capita
8 15 (1.03%) Google
8 15 (1.03%) VMware
9 12 (0.83%) Cognizant
9 12 (0.83%) Tableau
10 11 (0.76%) Atlassian
10 11 (0.76%) Xerox
11 10 (0.69%) Adobe
11 10 (0.69%) Red Hat
12 9 (0.62%) Sybase
12 9 (0.62%) TIBCO
13 8 (0.55%) Cisco
13 8 (0.55%) Salesforce.com