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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
South East / Kent
Rank 74 63 89
Rank change year-on-year -11 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 11 43 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.38% 3.77% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 4.16% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 43 4
Median salary £44,500 £41,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.53% +34.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,350
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  

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 704 1033 792
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 88.55% 90.53% 84.26%
Number of salaries quoted 572 889 705
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £29,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Kent over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 23 March 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 +1 6 £42,250 -0.58%
Regression Testing
South East

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 14 (63.64%) ISEB
1 14 (63.64%) ISTQB
2 13 (59.09%) Test Strategy
2 13 (59.09%) Finance
3 12 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 12 (54.55%) System Testing
4 11 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 11 (50.00%) SDLC
5 10 (45.45%) Process Improvement
5 10 (45.45%) HP
6 8 (36.36%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) HP UFT
7 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
7 7 (31.82%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
9 5 (22.73%) MS Office
9 5 (22.73%) Banking
10 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
10 4 (18.18%) SOAP
10 4 (18.18%) XML
10 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
10 4 (18.18%) REST
10 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
11 3 (13.64%) Marketing
11 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
11 3 (13.64%) Informatics
11 3 (13.64%) Computer Science

Regression Testing
Top Related 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 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) HP UFT
2 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
4 3 (13.64%) Ranorex
4 3 (13.64%) Robot Framework
5 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Analyst
2 14 (63.64%) Test Analyst
3 10 (45.45%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (45.45%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) QC Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Manual Test Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) QA Leader
7 2 (9.09%) QA Manager
7 2 (9.09%) QA Test Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
8 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
8 1 (4.55%) Junior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) REST
1 4 (18.18%) SOAP
1 4 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Test Strategy
2 12 (54.55%) System Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 11 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 11 (50.00%) SDLC
4 10 (45.45%) Process Improvement
5 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
5 7 (31.82%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
9 3 (13.64%) ETL
9 3 (13.64%) Health Informatics
9 3 (13.64%) Informatics
9 3 (13.64%) Line Management
9 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
9 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) VB
2 3 (13.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) ISEB
1 14 (63.64%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) HP