Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 287 251
Rank change year-on-year -5 -36 +46
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 271 295 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.93% 1.02% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.13% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 220 230 354
South East median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -7.89% +1.33%
10th Percentile £28,225 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £54,775
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 26,149 26,007 31,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.80% 89.50% 89.24%
Number of salaries quoted 21,570 21,443 26,131
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Hampshire -8 80 £42,500 +41.67% 12
Thames Valley -37 72 £41,500 +3.75% 17
West Sussex +28 45 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Surrey -9 41 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Oxfordshire +13 40 £60,000 +50.00% 4
East Sussex +2 25 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 18 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Berkshire -65 14 £50,000 +42.86% 10
Kent +9 8 £30,000 -7.69%
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 212 (78.23%) Test Automation
2 175 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (48.71%) QA
4 117 (43.17%) SQL
5 115 (42.44%) Selenium
6 86 (31.73%) Java
7 77 (28.41%) Finance
8 76 (28.04%) JIRA
9 73 (26.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 73 (26.94%) C#
10 71 (26.20%) Performance Testing
11 68 (25.09%) Cucumber
12 67 (24.72%) Scrum
13 64 (23.62%) Python
13 64 (23.62%) Functional Testing
14 62 (22.88%) Git (software)
15 60 (22.14%) Test Scripting
16 59 (21.77%) Degree
17 58 (21.40%) Software Testing
18 57 (21.03%) WebDriver
19 56 (20.66%) Manual Testing
20 54 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
20 54 (19.93%) Exploratory Testing
21 53 (19.56%) BDD
22 48 (17.71%) Problem-Solving
23 47 (17.34%) Microsoft
23 47 (17.34%) TDD
24 46 (16.97%) Jenkins
25 44 (16.24%) ISEB
25 44 (16.24%) Windows

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 36 (13.28%) Confluence
2 9 (3.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.74%) CMS
4 1 (0.37%) Documentum
4 1 (0.37%) IIS
4 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.37%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.38%) Google Analytics
2 17 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.95%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (2.21%) SaaS
6 4 (1.48%) Lucidchart
7 2 (0.74%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.37%) GitHub
8 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (0.37%) Firewall
2 1 (0.37%) LAN
2 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.38%) Hadoop
3 19 (7.01%) Apache Hive
3 19 (7.01%) Data Mining
3 19 (7.01%) Spotfire
4 11 (4.06%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.11%) Big Data
5 3 (1.11%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.11%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.74%) DB2
7 1 (0.37%) GIS
7 1 (0.37%) MySQL
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 115 (42.44%) Selenium
2 76 (28.04%) JIRA
3 68 (25.09%) Cucumber
4 62 (22.88%) Git (software)
5 57 (21.03%) WebDriver
6 46 (16.97%) Jenkins
7 37 (13.65%) JMeter
8 34 (12.55%) SoapUI
9 31 (11.44%) HP UFT
10 21 (7.75%) Maven
11 20 (7.38%) Visual Studio
12 18 (6.64%) JUnit
13 17 (6.27%) TestNG
14 14 (5.17%) LoadRunner
15 13 (4.80%) Robot Framework
15 13 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (4.43%) Eclipse
17 9 (3.32%) jMock
18 8 (2.95%) JIRA Agile
18 8 (2.95%) SpecFlow
General
1 77 (28.41%) Finance
2 11 (4.06%) Banking
3 8 (2.95%) Retail
4 6 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.85%) Back Office
6 4 (1.48%) Marketing
7 3 (1.11%) Automotive
8 2 (0.74%) Advertising
8 2 (0.74%) Games
8 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 82 (30.26%) Analyst
2 73 (26.94%) Test Engineer
3 64 (23.62%) Tester
4 54 (19.93%) Test Analyst
5 47 (17.34%) QA Analyst
6 43 (15.87%) Automation Tester
7 42 (15.50%) QA Engineer
8 34 (12.55%) QA Tester
9 31 (11.44%) QA Automation Tester
10 27 (9.96%) QA Test Engineer
10 27 (9.96%) Senior Automation Tester
10 27 (9.96%) Senior Tester
10 27 (9.96%) Test Automation Engineer
11 24 (8.86%) Senior Analyst
12 23 (8.49%) QA Test Analyst
13 22 (8.12%) QA Automation Analyst
13 22 (8.12%) Senior QA Analyst
13 22 (8.12%) Senior QA Tester
14 20 (7.38%) Data Scientist
14 20 (7.38%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.13%) Web Services
2 38 (14.02%) Gherkin
3 32 (11.81%) .NET
4 14 (5.17%) REST
4 14 (5.17%) SOAP
5 10 (3.69%) RESTful
5 10 (3.69%) Spring
6 9 (3.32%) Hibernate
6 9 (3.32%) Java EE
6 9 (3.32%) XML
7 8 (2.95%) AngularJS
7 8 (2.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (2.58%) React
9 6 (2.21%) .NET Core
9 6 (2.21%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.21%) ASP.NET Core
9 6 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (2.21%) SAP Fiori
10 4 (1.48%) CSS
10 4 (1.48%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.87%) Computer Science
2 26 (9.59%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (9.23%) User Experience
4 24 (8.86%) Algorithms
5 16 (5.90%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.32%) Fintech
9 7 (2.58%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.85%) Life Science
12 2 (0.74%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.74%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.74%) Robotics
13 1 (0.37%) BBC
13 1 (0.37%) EPoS
13 1 (0.37%) NHS
13 1 (0.37%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.24%) Windows
2 16 (5.90%) Linux
3 10 (3.69%) Android
4 8 (2.95%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.58%) Unix
6 3 (1.11%) AIX
7 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (78.23%) Test Automation
2 175 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (26.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 71 (26.20%) Performance Testing
5 67 (24.72%) Scrum
6 64 (23.62%) Functional Testing
7 60 (22.14%) Test Scripting
8 58 (21.40%) Software Testing
9 56 (20.66%) Manual Testing
10 54 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
10 54 (19.93%) Exploratory Testing
11 53 (19.56%) BDD
12 48 (17.71%) Problem-Solving
13 47 (17.34%) TDD
14 40 (14.76%) Test Strategy
15 37 (13.65%) Acceptance Criteria
16 36 (13.28%) Kanban
17 35 (12.92%) Integration Testing
18 33 (12.18%) SDLC
19 32 (11.81%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 117 (43.17%) SQL
2 86 (31.73%) Java
3 73 (26.94%) C#
4 64 (23.62%) Python
5 31 (11.44%) JavaScript
6 29 (10.70%) C++
7 21 (7.75%) Delphi
8 20 (7.38%) R
8 20 (7.38%) T-SQL
9 13 (4.80%) Groovy
10 12 (4.43%) PHP
11 10 (3.69%) C
11 10 (3.69%) Ruby
12 5 (1.85%) Perl
13 4 (1.48%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.11%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.74%) COBOL
15 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.37%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (21.77%) Degree
2 44 (16.24%) ISEB
3 42 (15.50%) ISTQB
4 21 (7.75%) Security Cleared
5 20 (7.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (5.54%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.06%) Master's Degree
8 10 (3.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.74%) PhD
11 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (48.71%) QA
2 4 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (3.69%) HP ALM
2 5 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.37%) Nmap
3 1 (0.37%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (17.34%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.55%) HP
3 24 (8.86%) Google
4 23 (8.49%) SAP
5 20 (7.38%) Tableau
6 15 (5.54%) Oracle
7 5 (1.85%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.48%) Apple
9 3 (1.11%) Ariba
9 3 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.11%) Talend
9 3 (1.11%) VMware
10 2 (0.74%) Borland
10 2 (0.74%) Workday
11 1 (0.37%) Cisco
11 1 (0.37%) ESRI
11 1 (0.37%) IBM
11 1 (0.37%) Micro Focus
11 1 (0.37%) OpenText
11 1 (0.37%) Xamarin