Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 264 296
Rank change year-on-year -9 +32 +9
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 322 400 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.05% 1.14% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.31% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 241 314 401
South East median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,775 £58,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.50%

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 26949 30583 37028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.48% 87.45% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22185 25384 30618
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +70 140 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Surrey +1 85 £37,500 -8.54% 1
Berkshire +56 68 £35,000 -22.22%
Hampshire -3 65 £31,000 -11.43% 4
Oxfordshire +10 47 £40,000 +25.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +16 25 £33,750 -3.57% 2
West Sussex -11 17 £42,500 - 1
Kent -4 13 £32,500 -23.53%
East Sussex -44 1 £35,000 -5.60%
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 227 (70.50%) Test Automation
2 203 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (39.44%) Test Scripting
4 116 (36.02%) QA
5 105 (32.61%) Degree
6 102 (31.68%) SQL
7 99 (30.75%) Selenium
8 89 (27.64%) ISTQB
9 88 (27.33%) Test Strategy
10 84 (26.09%) Java
11 83 (25.78%) Software Testing
12 79 (24.53%) C#
12 79 (24.53%) User Acceptance Testing
13 78 (24.22%) Scrum
14 76 (23.60%) Finance
15 74 (22.98%) Performance Testing
16 69 (21.43%) Functional Testing
16 69 (21.43%) SDLC
17 68 (21.12%) C++
18 66 (20.50%) Software Engineering
18 66 (20.50%) Computer Science
19 65 (20.19%) Windows
20 64 (19.88%) ISEB
21 60 (18.63%) Manual Testing
22 59 (18.32%) WebDriver
23 56 (17.39%) SoapUI
24 55 (17.08%) Python
25 53 (16.46%) TDD
26 52 (16.15%) Linux
27 50 (15.53%) Computer Science Degree

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 3 (0.93%) Confluence
2 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.62%) IIS
2 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (6.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (4.66%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (2.80%) SAP ERP
3 8 (2.48%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.31%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.80%) SaaS
4 5 (1.55%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (1.24%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.80%) VoIP
2 6 (1.86%) DVB
2 6 (1.86%) Internet
2 6 (1.86%) IPv4
2 6 (1.86%) IPv6
2 6 (1.86%) UPnP
3 1 (0.31%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.59%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.80%) SQLPlus
4 7 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.17%) Power BI
4 7 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.55%) GIS
6 3 (0.93%) Big Data
7 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.62%) MySQL
8 1 (0.31%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 99 (30.75%) Selenium
2 59 (18.32%) WebDriver
3 56 (17.39%) SoapUI
4 44 (13.66%) JIRA
5 24 (7.45%) JMeter
6 21 (6.52%) Visual Studio
7 19 (5.90%) HP UFT
8 16 (4.97%) Cucumber
9 15 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (4.35%) LoadRunner
11 13 (4.04%) Jenkins
12 12 (3.73%) eggPlant
13 11 (3.42%) NUnit
14 10 (3.11%) TeamCity
15 9 (2.80%) Git (software)
15 9 (2.80%) JUnit
15 9 (2.80%) LoadUI
15 9 (2.80%) TestNG
15 9 (2.80%) Toad
16 8 (2.48%) InstallShield
General
1 76 (23.60%) Finance
2 28 (8.70%) Digital Economy
3 20 (6.21%) Back Office
3 20 (6.21%) Retail
4 17 (5.28%) Electronics
5 13 (4.04%) Marketing
5 13 (4.04%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.11%) Publishing
7 8 (2.48%) Aerospace
7 8 (2.48%) Automotive
8 4 (1.24%) Billing
8 4 (1.24%) Legal
9 3 (0.93%) Banking
9 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 97 (30.12%) Analyst
2 77 (23.91%) Test Analyst
3 70 (21.74%) Test Engineer
4 58 (18.01%) Tester
5 40 (12.42%) Software Test Engineer
6 39 (12.11%) Software Tester
7 34 (10.56%) Software Engineer
8 25 (7.76%) Developer
9 23 (7.14%) QA Engineer
10 21 (6.52%) QA Tester
11 18 (5.59%) C++ Software Engineer
12 17 (5.28%) QA Analyst
13 16 (4.97%) Automation Tester
13 16 (4.97%) Financial Analyst
13 16 (4.97%) Service Analyst
14 14 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
15 13 (4.04%) Windows Engineer
16 12 (3.73%) Automation Test Analyst
16 12 (3.73%) QA Test Analyst
16 12 (3.73%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.39%) XML
2 24 (7.45%) .NET
3 18 (5.59%) AngularJS
4 17 (5.28%) HTML
4 17 (5.28%) Web Services
5 13 (4.04%) CSS
6 12 (3.73%) SOAP
7 10 (3.11%) ASP.NET
7 10 (3.11%) RESTful
8 9 (2.80%) ASP.NET Core
8 9 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (2.80%) DirectX
8 9 (2.80%) OpenGL
8 9 (2.80%) React
9 8 (2.48%) Django
9 8 (2.48%) jQuery
10 5 (1.55%) Ajax
11 4 (1.24%) Gherkin
12 3 (0.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 66 (20.50%) Computer Science
2 47 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (8.39%) Client/Server
4 24 (7.45%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.86%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (1.86%) MPEG
6 6 (1.86%) STB
6 6 (1.86%) Video on Demand
7 5 (1.55%) Replication
8 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.24%) Life Science
8 4 (1.24%) User Experience
9 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.62%) PDA
10 1 (0.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing Technology
10 1 (0.31%) State Machine
10 1 (0.31%) VHDL
10 1 (0.31%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 65 (20.19%) Windows
2 52 (16.15%) Linux
3 31 (9.63%) Unix
4 15 (4.66%) Solaris
5 13 (4.04%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.80%) AIX
7 8 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (70.50%) Test Automation
2 203 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (39.44%) Test Scripting
4 88 (27.33%) Test Strategy
5 83 (25.78%) Software Testing
6 79 (24.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 78 (24.22%) Scrum
8 74 (22.98%) Performance Testing
9 69 (21.43%) Functional Testing
9 69 (21.43%) SDLC
10 66 (20.50%) Software Engineering
11 60 (18.63%) Manual Testing
12 53 (16.46%) TDD
13 47 (14.60%) BDD
14 45 (13.98%) Integration Testing
15 44 (13.66%) User Stories
16 41 (12.73%) Exploratory Testing
17 40 (12.42%) Test Management
18 35 (10.87%) Mentoring
19 34 (10.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (31.68%) SQL
2 84 (26.09%) Java
3 79 (24.53%) C#
4 68 (21.12%) C++
5 55 (17.08%) Python
6 31 (9.63%) T-SQL
7 24 (7.45%) JavaScript
7 24 (7.45%) Shell Script
8 22 (6.83%) Perl
9 18 (5.59%) C
10 13 (4.04%) Ruby
11 10 (3.11%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.80%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.17%) VBScript
14 6 (1.86%) Embedded C
14 6 (1.86%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.62%) ES6
15 2 (0.62%) GLSL
15 2 (0.62%) HLSL
15 2 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 105 (32.61%) Degree
2 89 (27.64%) ISTQB
3 64 (19.88%) ISEB
4 50 (15.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (4.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.86%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.24%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.93%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.31%) CCNA
10 1 (0.31%) CCNP
10 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.31%) HP AIS
10 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (36.02%) QA
2 7 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (2.48%) Docker
2 6 (1.86%) Firmware
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (9.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (14.60%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.87%) HP
3 24 (7.45%) Sophos
4 19 (5.90%) SAP
5 15 (4.66%) Oracle
6 8 (2.48%) Adobe
6 8 (2.48%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.55%) Ariba
7 5 (1.55%) Concur
8 2 (0.62%) ForgeRock
8 2 (0.62%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.31%) Capita
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco
9 1 (0.31%) Google
9 1 (0.31%) Mapbox
9 1 (0.31%) Remedy
9 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.31%) Telerik
9 1 (0.31%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.31%) Xilinx