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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 54 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 -  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 4 31 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.60% 3.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 3.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 31 0
Median salary £31,250 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Regression Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 549 855 933
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 82.19% 88.51% 86.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1731 3261 3310
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham -4 2 £31,250 +0.80%
Dover - 2 - -
Regression Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 13 (86.67%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (80.00%) Test Strategy
3 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 11 (73.33%) HP
4 9 (60.00%) HP UFT
4 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (60.00%) Manual Testing
4 9 (60.00%) SDLC
5 8 (53.33%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (46.67%) ISEB
6 7 (46.67%) Functional Testing
7 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (33.33%) Finance
8 5 (33.33%) Process Improvement
8 5 (33.33%) System Testing
9 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
9 4 (26.67%) SQL
9 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
10 3 (20.00%) Java
10 3 (20.00%) JIRA
10 3 (20.00%) QA
10 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
10 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
10 3 (20.00%) VBScript
10 3 (20.00%) VB
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (20.00%) Line Management

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 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) QC Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Tester
6 2 (13.33%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Tester
6 2 (13.33%) QA Leader
6 2 (13.33%) QA Manager
6 2 (13.33%) QA Test Manager
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Tester
6 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
6 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
7 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Junior Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
3 9 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 9 (60.00%) SDLC
3 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (53.33%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Functional Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Process Improvement
7 5 (33.33%) System Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
9 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Line Management
9 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
9 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) VB
2 3 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (86.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) hybris