Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
England > South East
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 268 255
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13 +52
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 350 364 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.11% 1.16% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.33% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 269 286 430
South East median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,375 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 27,614 27,462 35,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.67% 87.20% 87.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22,829 22,465 30,344
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +11 148 £41,500 +13.70% 24
Hampshire -5 77 £33,500 -16.25% 15
Oxfordshire +16 76 £42,500 +37.10% 6
Surrey -11 54 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Berkshire +8 53 £37,500 -11.76% 12
West Sussex +9 31 £40,000 -20.00% 5
East Sussex -37 23 £32,500 -7.14%
Buckinghamshire -26 21 £35,000 -6.67% 6
Kent +14 20 £32,500 -23.53% 1
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 261 (74.57%) Test Automation
2 225 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (34.86%) QA
4 113 (32.29%) Performance Testing
5 111 (31.71%) SQL
6 108 (30.86%) SDLC
7 100 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 91 (26.00%) Windows
9 90 (25.71%) Degree
10 87 (24.86%) Microsoft
11 85 (24.29%) Selenium
11 85 (24.29%) Test Strategy
12 74 (21.14%) C#
13 73 (20.86%) Software Testing
14 71 (20.29%) Scrum
15 70 (20.00%) Computer Science
15 70 (20.00%) Functional Testing
16 69 (19.71%) Python
17 65 (18.57%) ISTQB
18 64 (18.29%) Java
19 63 (18.00%) Integration Testing
20 62 (17.71%) Software Engineering
21 59 (16.86%) TDD
21 59 (16.86%) SQL Server
22 58 (16.57%) User Acceptance Testing
23 56 (16.00%) C++
23 56 (16.00%) .NET
23 56 (16.00%) Finance
24 52 (14.86%) ISEB
24 52 (14.86%) SoapUI

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 7 (2.00%) Confluence
2 2 (0.57%) Apache
2 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.57%) JBoss
2 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.29%) CICS
3 1 (0.29%) IIS
3 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.00%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (1.43%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (1.14%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.14%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.57%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.14%) SaaS
4 9 (2.57%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (1.14%) Sauce Labs
6 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.29%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.00%) Internet
2 6 (1.71%) DVB
2 6 (1.71%) IPv4
2 6 (1.71%) IPv6
2 6 (1.71%) UPnP
3 5 (1.43%) VoIP
4 2 (0.57%) SpaceWire
5 1 (0.29%) Firewall
5 1 (0.29%) LAN
5 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (16.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.00%) MySQL
4 5 (1.43%) Big Data
4 5 (1.43%) GIS
5 4 (1.14%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.14%) DB2
6 3 (0.86%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.57%) Power BI
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.29%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 85 (24.29%) Selenium
2 52 (14.86%) SoapUI
3 44 (12.57%) WebDriver
4 43 (12.29%) JIRA
5 21 (6.00%) Cucumber
5 21 (6.00%) JMeter
6 16 (4.57%) HP UFT
7 14 (4.00%) Git (software)
8 13 (3.71%) Visual Studio
9 9 (2.57%) Babel
9 9 (2.57%) gulp
10 8 (2.29%) NUnit
11 7 (2.00%) ProC
12 6 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.71%) TestComplete
13 5 (1.43%) LoadRunner
13 5 (1.43%) MSTest
14 4 (1.14%) Jasmine
14 4 (1.14%) Mocha
15 3 (0.86%) Jenkins
General
1 56 (16.00%) Finance
2 28 (8.00%) Retail
3 26 (7.43%) Back Office
4 19 (5.43%) Digital Economy
5 17 (4.86%) Electronics
6 12 (3.43%) Marketing
7 6 (1.71%) Advertising
8 4 (1.14%) Banking
8 4 (1.14%) Billing
9 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 77 (22.00%) Analyst
1 77 (22.00%) Test Engineer
2 68 (19.43%) Tester
3 64 (18.29%) Test Analyst
4 52 (14.86%) Software Test Engineer
5 46 (13.14%) Software Engineer
6 35 (10.00%) QA Analyst
6 35 (10.00%) QA Tester
7 33 (9.43%) Developer
8 32 (9.14%) Automation Tester
9 29 (8.29%) QA Test Analyst
10 26 (7.43%) Software Tester
11 22 (6.29%) C++ Software Engineer
12 21 (6.00%) QA Engineer
12 21 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
13 20 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
14 18 (5.14%) Consultant
15 16 (4.57%) Server Engineer
15 16 (4.57%) Windows Server Engineer
16 14 (4.00%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (16.00%) .NET
2 27 (7.71%) AngularJS
2 27 (7.71%) Web Services
3 15 (4.29%) CSS
4 14 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 14 (4.00%) XML
5 12 (3.43%) Ajax
5 12 (3.43%) HTML
6 9 (2.57%) ASP.NET
6 9 (2.57%) Django
6 9 (2.57%) HTML5
6 9 (2.57%) JSON
6 9 (2.57%) React
6 9 (2.57%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 8 (2.29%) ASP.NET Core
7 8 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (2.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (2.29%) XML Schema
8 7 (2.00%) jQuery
8 7 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 70 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 51 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (4.57%) Client/Server
4 16 (4.57%) User Experience
5 9 (2.57%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.00%) Life Science
7 6 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (1.71%) MPEG
7 6 (1.71%) STB
7 6 (1.71%) Video on Demand
8 5 (1.43%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.14%) Contactless
9 4 (1.14%) EMV
9 4 (1.14%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.57%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.57%) Fintech
10 2 (0.57%) State Machine
11 1 (0.29%) Marketing Technology
11 1 (0.29%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 91 (26.00%) Windows
2 43 (12.29%) Linux
3 29 (8.29%) Unix
4 22 (6.29%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.71%) AIX
6 7 (2.00%) Solaris
7 6 (1.71%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (74.57%) Test Automation
2 225 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (32.29%) Performance Testing
4 108 (30.86%) SDLC
5 100 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 85 (24.29%) Test Strategy
7 73 (20.86%) Software Testing
8 71 (20.29%) Scrum
9 70 (20.00%) Functional Testing
10 63 (18.00%) Integration Testing
11 62 (17.71%) Software Engineering
12 59 (16.86%) TDD
13 58 (16.57%) User Acceptance Testing
14 50 (14.29%) Manual Testing
15 48 (13.71%) Exploratory Testing
16 42 (12.00%) Pair Programming
17 39 (11.14%) BDD
18 36 (10.29%) Coaching
19 35 (10.00%) Mentoring
19 35 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (31.71%) SQL
2 74 (21.14%) C#
3 69 (19.71%) Python
4 64 (18.29%) Java
5 56 (16.00%) C++
6 40 (11.43%) T-SQL
7 34 (9.71%) JavaScript
8 18 (5.14%) C
9 15 (4.29%) Shell Script
10 13 (3.71%) Perl
11 10 (2.86%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.57%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.57%) ES6
12 9 (2.57%) Ruby
12 9 (2.57%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.00%) Embedded C
14 6 (1.71%) Embedded C++
15 5 (1.43%) COBOL
16 2 (0.57%) PHP
16 2 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 90 (25.71%) Degree
2 65 (18.57%) ISTQB
3 52 (14.86%) ISEB
4 44 (12.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (2.86%) Master's Degree
7 8 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.71%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.29%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (34.86%) QA
2 4 (1.14%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.14%) PMO
2 4 (1.14%) PSD2
3 1 (0.29%) GDPR
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.29%) Docker
2 3 (0.86%) Firmware
3 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (6.29%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.14%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.29%) SCCM
3 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 87 (24.86%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.71%) Sophos
3 31 (8.86%) HP
4 22 (6.29%) Oracle
5 17 (4.86%) SAP
6 7 (2.00%) Adobe
7 5 (1.43%) Ariba
7 5 (1.43%) Concur
8 4 (1.14%) Apple
8 4 (1.14%) hybris
8 4 (1.14%) PayPal
9 3 (0.86%) Capita
10 2 (0.57%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.57%) Google
10 2 (0.57%) Mapbox
10 2 (0.57%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.57%) VMware
11 1 (0.29%) EMC
11 1 (0.29%) Remedy
11 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com