Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
England > South East
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 249 210
Rank change year-on-year -12 -39 +110
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 340 365 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.12% 1.25% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.42% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 277 299 482
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £58,650 £56,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +7.59% -7.06%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,866 25,630 33,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.58% 87.70% 88.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22,252 21,105 27,903
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in the South East

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in the South East

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in the South East over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in the South East

Regression Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
Thames Valley -32 109 £40,000 +6.67% 17
Hampshire +2 103 £35,000 +7.69% 14
West Sussex +30 61 £40,000 -14.89% 4
Oxfordshire +9 50 £41,250 +23.13% 6
Berkshire -36 34 £47,500 +18.75% 8
East Sussex -10 32 £32,500 -5.80%
Buckinghamshire -35 27 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Surrey -51 27 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Kent +9 11 £32,500 -20.73% 1
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 234 (68.82%) Test Automation
2 206 (60.59%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (41.18%) QA
4 134 (39.41%) SQL
5 120 (35.29%) Performance Testing
6 101 (29.71%) Microsoft
7 99 (29.12%) Problem-Solving
8 96 (28.24%) Selenium
9 94 (27.65%) SDLC
10 92 (27.06%) Functional Testing
11 87 (25.59%) Test Scripting
12 83 (24.41%) Windows
13 81 (23.82%) C#
14 75 (22.06%) Finance
15 73 (21.47%) Test Strategy
16 70 (20.59%) Scrum
17 69 (20.29%) .NET
18 62 (18.24%) TDD
18 62 (18.24%) JIRA
18 62 (18.24%) Software Testing
19 61 (17.94%) ISTQB
20 59 (17.35%) Integration Testing
21 57 (16.76%) User Acceptance Testing
22 56 (16.47%) Degree
23 54 (15.88%) Exploratory Testing
24 53 (15.59%) SQL Server
25 52 (15.29%) T-SQL
26 51 (15.00%) Waterfall
27 47 (13.82%) ISEB
28 46 (13.53%) Java

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 23 (6.76%) Confluence
2 8 (2.35%) CMS
3 6 (1.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.18%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.88%) CICS
5 3 (0.88%) IIS
6 2 (0.59%) Apache
6 2 (0.59%) Documentum
6 2 (0.59%) JBoss
6 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (5.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) SAP HR
1 4 (1.18%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.59%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.41%) SaaS
3 9 (2.65%) SuccessFactors
4 7 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.88%) GitHub
6 2 (0.59%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.29%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.29%) Office 365
7 1 (0.29%) Panaya
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.06%) Internet
2 5 (1.47%) VoIP
3 1 (0.29%) Firewall
3 1 (0.29%) LAN
3 1 (0.29%) SpaceWire
3 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (15.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.65%) DB2
3 6 (1.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.18%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.18%) MySQL
5 3 (0.88%) Big Data
5 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.59%) Power BI
6 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 96 (28.24%) Selenium
2 62 (18.24%) JIRA
3 39 (11.47%) Cucumber
3 39 (11.47%) WebDriver
4 35 (10.29%) SoapUI
5 28 (8.24%) Git (software)
5 28 (8.24%) HP UFT
6 22 (6.47%) JMeter
7 14 (4.12%) Visual Studio
8 10 (2.94%) Jenkins
9 9 (2.65%) Sahi
10 8 (2.35%) ProC
11 7 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.76%) Babel
12 6 (1.76%) gulp
13 5 (1.47%) Bugzilla
13 5 (1.47%) PVCS
13 5 (1.47%) Subversion
13 5 (1.47%) TestComplete
14 4 (1.18%) Jasmine
General
1 75 (22.06%) Finance
2 20 (5.88%) Retail
3 19 (5.59%) Back Office
4 12 (3.53%) Banking
5 6 (1.76%) Advertising
5 6 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.47%) Marketing
7 4 (1.18%) Digital Economy
8 3 (0.88%) Games
9 2 (0.59%) Electronics
9 2 (0.59%) Local Government
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (26.47%) Analyst
2 86 (25.29%) Tester
3 73 (21.47%) Test Engineer
4 67 (19.71%) Test Analyst
5 51 (15.00%) QA Analyst
6 50 (14.71%) Automation Tester
7 47 (13.82%) QA Tester
8 39 (11.47%) Developer
8 39 (11.47%) Software Test Engineer
9 35 (10.29%) QA Test Analyst
10 32 (9.41%) QA Engineer
11 28 (8.24%) QA Automation Tester
12 25 (7.35%) QA Automation Analyst
13 22 (6.47%) Software Developer
14 21 (6.18%) Automation Test Analyst
14 21 (6.18%) C# Developer
14 21 (6.18%) C# Software Developer
14 21 (6.18%) QA Test Engineer
14 21 (6.18%) Senior Tester
15 20 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (20.29%) .NET
2 36 (10.59%) Web Services
3 32 (9.41%) AngularJS
4 24 (7.06%) React
5 22 (6.47%) ASP.NET
5 22 (6.47%) ASP.NET Core
5 22 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (6.47%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (5.88%) .NET Core
7 12 (3.53%) RESTful
8 11 (3.24%) .NET Framework
8 11 (3.24%) XML
9 10 (2.94%) HTML
9 10 (2.94%) REST
10 8 (2.35%) CSS
11 7 (2.06%) Gherkin
11 7 (2.06%) SAP Fiori
12 6 (1.76%) HTML5
12 6 (1.76%) JSON
12 6 (1.76%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.94%) Computer Science
2 36 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (9.41%) User Experience
4 23 (6.76%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 10 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.65%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.47%) Contactless
9 5 (1.47%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.47%) EMV
10 4 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.88%) Fintech
11 3 (0.88%) Life Science
11 3 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.88%) VSAM
12 2 (0.59%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 83 (24.41%) Windows
2 21 (6.18%) Unix
3 20 (5.88%) Linux
4 7 (2.06%) AIX
4 7 (2.06%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.47%) Android
5 5 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (68.82%) Test Automation
2 206 (60.59%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (35.29%) Performance Testing
4 99 (29.12%) Problem-Solving
5 94 (27.65%) SDLC
6 92 (27.06%) Functional Testing
7 87 (25.59%) Test Scripting
8 73 (21.47%) Test Strategy
9 70 (20.59%) Scrum
10 62 (18.24%) Software Testing
10 62 (18.24%) TDD
11 59 (17.35%) Integration Testing
12 57 (16.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 54 (15.88%) Exploratory Testing
14 51 (15.00%) Waterfall
15 43 (12.65%) Manual Testing
16 42 (12.35%) System Integration Testing
16 42 (12.35%) Unit Testing
17 40 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
18 37 (10.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 134 (39.41%) SQL
2 81 (23.82%) C#
3 52 (15.29%) T-SQL
4 46 (13.53%) Java
5 44 (12.94%) JavaScript
6 38 (11.18%) Python
7 17 (5.00%) C++
8 15 (4.41%) C
9 11 (3.24%) Ruby
10 10 (2.94%) COBOL
11 9 (2.65%) Perl
12 6 (1.76%) ES6
12 6 (1.76%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.76%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.47%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.18%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.88%) JCL
16 1 (0.29%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (17.94%) ISTQB
2 56 (16.47%) Degree
3 47 (13.82%) ISEB
4 26 (7.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (5.59%) Security Cleared
7 17 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (3.53%) SC Cleared
9 8 (2.35%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (41.18%) QA
2 6 (1.76%) SLA
3 5 (1.47%) PSD2
4 4 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.88%) GDPR
5 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.59%) PMO
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (0.59%) Firmware
1 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.35%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.29%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.29%) SCCM
3 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 101 (29.71%) Microsoft
2 39 (11.47%) HP
3 28 (8.24%) SAP
4 19 (5.59%) Oracle
5 14 (4.12%) Sophos
6 7 (2.06%) Apple
6 7 (2.06%) Capita
7 5 (1.47%) PayPal
8 4 (1.18%) Ariba
8 4 (1.18%) hybris
8 4 (1.18%) Micro Focus
9 3 (0.88%) Fujitsu
9 3 (0.88%) IBM
9 3 (0.88%) Kofax
9 3 (0.88%) Meridio
10 2 (0.59%) Compuware
10 2 (0.59%) Google
10 2 (0.59%) OpenText
10 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.59%) VMware