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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 122 136
Rank change year-on-year +54 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 37 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.97% 1.07% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 1.21% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 9
Median salary £36,500 £50,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.00% +163.15%  
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1044 1737 2106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 83.72% 88.40% 86.56%
Number of salaries quoted 786 1392 1379
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Reading over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 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 Reading region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 34 (75.56%) Degree
2 31 (68.89%) QA
2 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (62.22%) Software Engineering
3 28 (62.22%) Java
4 27 (60.00%) Big Data
5 26 (57.78%) Web Services
6 22 (48.89%) Mentoring
7 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
7 21 (46.67%) Oracle
7 21 (46.67%) REST
8 20 (44.44%) Open Source
9 18 (40.00%) Selenium
10 17 (37.78%) Software Architecture
10 17 (37.78%) Hadoop
11 15 (33.33%) NoSQL
11 15 (33.33%) Machine Learning
12 13 (28.89%) Computer Science
13 11 (24.44%) TDD
13 11 (24.44%) Functional Testing
13 11 (24.44%) Virtual Team
14 10 (22.22%) Algorithms
14 10 (22.22%) Social Media
15 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
15 9 (20.00%) jQuery
15 9 (20.00%) Apache Spark
16 8 (17.78%) RequireJS
16 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
16 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 5 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (60.00%) Big Data
2 17 (37.78%) Hadoop
3 15 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 6 (13.33%) Apache Hive
4 6 (13.33%) Data Mining
4 6 (13.33%) HBase
4 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Selenium
2 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
4 6 (13.33%) Ant
4 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.33%) Maven
4 6 (13.33%) Mocha
4 6 (13.33%) Selenium IDE
4 6 (13.33%) TestNG
5 5 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (11.11%) FitNesse
5 5 (11.11%) Gradle
5 5 (11.11%) Grunt
6 4 (8.89%) JIRA
7 2 (4.44%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.22%) Calabash
8 1 (2.22%) CruiseControl
8 1 (2.22%) JUnit
8 1 (2.22%) Trac
8 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Java Developer
4 10 (22.22%) Big Data Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) Data Engineer
5 9 (20.00%) Java Engineer
6 8 (17.78%) Software Test Engineer
6 8 (17.78%) UI Engineer
7 7 (15.56%) Junior
7 7 (15.56%) Junior Developer
8 6 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (13.33%) Junior Java Developer
8 6 (13.33%) Junior Java Software Developer
8 6 (13.33%) Junior Java Software Engineer
8 6 (13.33%) Junior Software Developer
8 6 (13.33%) Junior Software Engineer
8 6 (13.33%) Junior Test Engineer
8 6 (13.33%) QA Engineer
8 6 (13.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) Web Services
2 21 (46.67%) REST
3 9 (20.00%) jQuery
4 8 (17.78%) HTML
4 8 (17.78%) HTML5
4 8 (17.78%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (17.78%) RequireJS
5 6 (13.33%) Kafka
5 6 (13.33%) RESTful
6 2 (4.44%) .NET
7 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.22%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Computer Science
2 11 (24.44%) Virtual Team
3 10 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 10 (22.22%) Social Media
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) FMCG
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) Software Engineering
3 22 (48.89%) Mentoring
4 20 (44.44%) Open Source
5 17 (37.78%) Software Architecture
6 15 (33.33%) Machine Learning
7 11 (24.44%) Functional Testing
7 11 (24.44%) TDD
8 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (17.78%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
8 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing
9 7 (15.56%) BDD
9 7 (15.56%) Mathematics
9 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
10 6 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (13.33%) Information Governance
10 6 (13.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) Java
2 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) Python
3 3 (6.67%) Scala
4 1 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (75.56%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (68.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) HP
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Very Competitive Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago