Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
South East > Kent
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 92 87
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +35
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 7 14 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.71% 1.06% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.18% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 35
Kent median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -23.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,875 £26,375 £29,000
90th Percentile £35,000 £43,750 £52,500
South East median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +2.67%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 880 1,188 1,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 89.43% 89.53% 89.09%
Number of salaries quoted 747 1,014 1,324
Kent median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,750 £62,500 £64,450
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Kent

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in Kent

Regression Testing
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the Kent region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
Chatham -1 4 £30,000 -7.69%
Dartford +5 1 £35,000 -
West Malling - 1 £27,500 -
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
1 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 4 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Nmap
5 1 (14.29%) AppScan
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) IIS

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) AppScan
2 1 (14.29%) Burp Suite
2 1 (14.29%) Gatling
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) UAT Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
1 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) PhD
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nmap