Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 171 180
Rank change year-on-year +63 +9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 49 21 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.11% 0.61% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 0.69% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 37
Reading median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,450 £35,050
90th Percentile £35,750 £57,500 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% -3.61%

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1974 3051 3974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.01% 88.05% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 2234 3100
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -3.06%
10th Percentile £28,575 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Reading

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 48 (97.96%) Test Automation
2 44 (89.80%) ISTQB
3 43 (87.76%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (85.71%) Degree
5 39 (79.59%) Java
5 39 (79.59%) Test Management
5 39 (79.59%) Test Scripting
6 38 (77.55%) Test Strategy
7 37 (75.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 37 (75.51%) Computer Science
8 33 (67.35%) WebDriver
9 30 (61.22%) SoapUI
10 29 (59.18%) JIRA
11 28 (57.14%) Risk Management
11 28 (57.14%) Digital Economy
12 24 (48.98%) JMeter
12 24 (48.98%) QA
12 24 (48.98%) Linux
12 24 (48.98%) Client/Server
12 24 (48.98%) Shell Script
12 24 (48.98%) Issue Tracking
12 24 (48.98%) User Stories
12 24 (48.98%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (48.98%) Open Source
13 23 (46.94%) Functional Testing
13 23 (46.94%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (36.73%) Project Management
15 15 (30.61%) HP
15 15 (30.61%) C#
16 14 (28.57%) Windows

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (28.57%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (18.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQLPlus
2 5 (10.20%) GIS
Development Applications
1 33 (67.35%) WebDriver
2 30 (61.22%) SoapUI
3 29 (59.18%) JIRA
4 24 (48.98%) JMeter
5 14 (28.57%) LoadRunner
6 10 (20.41%) Selenium
7 9 (18.37%) eggPlant
7 9 (18.37%) HP UFT
7 9 (18.37%) JUnit
7 9 (18.37%) LoadUI
7 9 (18.37%) TestNG
7 9 (18.37%) Toad
8 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (57.14%) Digital Economy
2 9 (18.37%) Publishing
3 4 (8.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Tester
2 24 (48.98%) Software Tester
3 10 (20.41%) Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Test Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Consultant
4 9 (18.37%) SAP Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) SAP Test Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Automation Tester
5 5 (10.20%) QA Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) QA Manager
5 5 (10.20%) QA Test Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Software Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Test Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Agile Test Manager
6 4 (8.16%) IT Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Quality Manager
6 4 (8.16%) SAP Manager
6 4 (8.16%) SAP Test Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Web Automation Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) SOAP
1 9 (18.37%) Web Services
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
3 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (75.51%) Computer Science
2 24 (48.98%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (48.98%) Client/Server
3 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.98%) Linux
2 14 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (12.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (97.96%) Test Automation
2 43 (87.76%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (79.59%) Test Management
3 39 (79.59%) Test Scripting
4 38 (77.55%) Test Strategy
5 28 (57.14%) Risk Management
6 24 (48.98%) Issue Tracking
6 24 (48.98%) Open Source
6 24 (48.98%) User Stories
7 23 (46.94%) Functional Testing
7 23 (46.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (36.73%) Project Management
9 14 (28.57%) ERP
9 14 (28.57%) Performance Testing
9 14 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
10 13 (26.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (26.53%) Manual Testing
10 13 (26.53%) Mathematics
10 13 (26.53%) Scrum
10 13 (26.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 39 (79.59%) Java
2 24 (48.98%) Shell Script
3 15 (30.61%) C#
4 10 (20.41%) SQL
5 5 (10.20%) C++
6 4 (8.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (89.80%) ISTQB
2 42 (85.71%) Degree
3 37 (75.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (8.16%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
5 1 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (48.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) HP
2 14 (28.57%) SAP
3 5 (10.20%) Ariba
3 5 (10.20%) Concur
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco