Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
England > South East
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 285 258 210
Rank change year-on-year -27 -48 +107
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 293 337 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.99% 1.15% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.29% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 238 270 467
South East median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £30,275 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%

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 26,585 26,046 33,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.53% 89.05% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21,939 21,561 27,808
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +25 102 £42,500 +30.77% 19
Thames Valley -57 63 £41,500 +7.10% 17
West Sussex +35 60 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Surrey -51 36 £45,000 +20.00% 6
East Sussex +2 28 £36,250 +4.32% 1
Oxfordshire +5 22 £29,000 -27.50% 6
Buckinghamshire -4 22 £35,750 +2.14% 3
Berkshire -52 19 £55,000 +46.67% 8
Kent +12 5 £33,750 +3.85% 4
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 208 (70.99%) Test Automation
2 193 (65.87%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (44.03%) QA
4 121 (41.30%) Selenium
5 118 (40.27%) SQL
6 85 (29.01%) Finance
7 84 (28.67%) JIRA
7 84 (28.67%) Performance Testing
8 78 (26.62%) Functional Testing
9 72 (24.57%) Test Scripting
9 72 (24.57%) C#
10 69 (23.55%) Scrum
11 65 (22.18%) Cucumber
12 64 (21.84%) Problem-Solving
13 61 (20.82%) User Acceptance Testing
14 60 (20.48%) Microsoft
15 59 (20.14%) Exploratory Testing
16 57 (19.45%) Java
16 57 (19.45%) Software Testing
17 55 (18.77%) WebDriver
18 53 (18.09%) .NET
19 50 (17.06%) Degree
20 49 (16.72%) SDLC
21 48 (16.38%) Test Strategy
21 48 (16.38%) Manual Testing
22 47 (16.04%) Integration Testing
23 46 (15.70%) ISTQB
23 46 (15.70%) TDD
24 45 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
24 45 (15.36%) Git (software)

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 (12.29%) Confluence
2 10 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.73%) CMS
4 4 (1.37%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.02%) IIS
6 2 (0.68%) CICS
6 2 (0.68%) Documentum
7 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.75%) SuccessFactors
3 7 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.39%) SaaS
4 3 (1.02%) GitHub
5 2 (0.68%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (0.68%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.68%) Internet
1 2 (0.68%) LAN
1 2 (0.68%) WAN
2 1 (0.34%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (0.34%) Firewall
2 1 (0.34%) SpaceWire
2 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.41%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.39%) DB2
4 3 (1.02%) Big Data
4 3 (1.02%) MySQL
5 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 121 (41.30%) Selenium
2 84 (28.67%) JIRA
3 65 (22.18%) Cucumber
4 55 (18.77%) WebDriver
5 45 (15.36%) Git (software)
6 39 (13.31%) HP UFT
7 33 (11.26%) JMeter
7 33 (11.26%) SoapUI
8 30 (10.24%) Jenkins
9 23 (7.85%) Visual Studio
10 14 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (4.10%) Eclipse
11 12 (4.10%) JUnit
12 11 (3.75%) TestNG
13 10 (3.41%) Robot Framework
14 9 (3.07%) Sahi
15 8 (2.73%) JIRA Agile
16 7 (2.39%) Gatling
16 7 (2.39%) LoadRunner
16 7 (2.39%) ProC
General
1 85 (29.01%) Finance
2 13 (4.44%) Banking
3 9 (3.07%) Marketing
4 7 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (2.39%) Retail
5 5 (1.71%) Back Office
6 3 (1.02%) Automotive
6 3 (1.02%) Games
7 2 (0.68%) Local Government
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (28.33%) Analyst
2 77 (26.28%) Test Engineer
2 77 (26.28%) Tester
3 59 (20.14%) Automation Tester
4 56 (19.11%) Test Analyst
5 42 (14.33%) QA Analyst
5 42 (14.33%) QA Engineer
6 41 (13.99%) QA Tester
7 38 (12.97%) QA Automation Tester
8 33 (11.26%) Senior Automation Tester
8 33 (11.26%) Senior Tester
9 32 (10.92%) Developer
10 28 (9.56%) Senior Analyst
11 27 (9.22%) QA Test Engineer
12 26 (8.87%) QA Automation Analyst
12 26 (8.87%) Senior QA Tester
13 25 (8.53%) Senior QA Analyst
13 25 (8.53%) Test Automation Engineer
14 23 (7.85%) Test Leader
15 22 (7.51%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (18.09%) .NET
2 43 (14.68%) Web Services
3 26 (8.87%) Gherkin
4 20 (6.83%) AngularJS
4 20 (6.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 19 (6.48%) React
6 18 (6.14%) .NET Core
6 18 (6.14%) ASP.NET
6 18 (6.14%) ASP.NET Core
6 18 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (4.44%) REST
7 13 (4.44%) RESTful
8 9 (3.07%) SOAP
9 7 (2.39%) SAP Fiori
9 7 (2.39%) XML
10 6 (2.05%) HTML
10 6 (2.05%) Spring
11 4 (1.37%) CSS
11 4 (1.37%) Hibernate
11 4 (1.37%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.26%) User Experience
2 32 (10.92%) Computer Science
3 29 (9.90%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (8.19%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (6.48%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.75%) Mobile App
8 9 (3.07%) Virtual Team
9 7 (2.39%) Mainframe
10 6 (2.05%) e-Learning
10 6 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.37%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.37%) Fintech
12 2 (0.68%) Contactless
12 2 (0.68%) EMV
12 2 (0.68%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.68%) Robotics
12 2 (0.68%) VSAM
13 1 (0.34%) BBC
13 1 (0.34%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.65%) Windows
2 16 (5.46%) Linux
3 13 (4.44%) Android
4 11 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.41%) Unix
6 7 (2.39%) AIX
7 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (70.99%) Test Automation
2 193 (65.87%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (28.67%) Performance Testing
4 78 (26.62%) Functional Testing
5 72 (24.57%) Test Scripting
6 69 (23.55%) Scrum
7 64 (21.84%) Problem-Solving
8 61 (20.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 59 (20.14%) Exploratory Testing
10 57 (19.45%) Software Testing
11 49 (16.72%) SDLC
12 48 (16.38%) Manual Testing
12 48 (16.38%) Test Strategy
13 47 (16.04%) Integration Testing
14 46 (15.70%) TDD
15 45 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
16 44 (15.02%) Kanban
17 42 (14.33%) Acceptance Criteria
18 38 (12.97%) BDD
18 38 (12.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 118 (40.27%) SQL
2 72 (24.57%) C#
3 57 (19.45%) Java
4 37 (12.63%) Python
5 35 (11.95%) JavaScript
6 31 (10.58%) T-SQL
7 14 (4.78%) C
8 12 (4.10%) Ruby
9 9 (3.07%) Perl
10 7 (2.39%) C++
10 7 (2.39%) COBOL
11 5 (1.71%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.37%) Groovy
13 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.68%) JCL
14 2 (0.68%) PHP
14 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (17.06%) Degree
2 46 (15.70%) ISTQB
3 41 (13.99%) ISEB
4 33 (11.26%) Security Cleared
5 23 (7.85%) SC Cleared
6 20 (6.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 18 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (3.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (2.05%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.34%) PhD
11 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (44.03%) QA
2 8 (2.73%) SLA
3 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.68%) GDPR
4 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.68%) PSD2
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) Firmware
2 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (4.44%) HP ALM
2 10 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.34%) Nmap
3 1 (0.34%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.34%) SCCM
3 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (20.48%) Microsoft
2 44 (15.02%) HP
3 32 (10.92%) SAP
4 21 (7.17%) Oracle
5 6 (2.05%) Apple
6 5 (1.71%) Capita
6 5 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.37%) Ariba
7 4 (1.37%) Google
7 4 (1.37%) Micro Focus
8 3 (1.02%) Fujitsu
8 3 (1.02%) IBM
8 3 (1.02%) Kofax
8 3 (1.02%) Meridio
8 3 (1.02%) Talend
8 3 (1.02%) VMware
9 2 (0.68%) Adobe
9 2 (0.68%) Compuware
9 2 (0.68%) PayPal
9 2 (0.68%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud