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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
England / South East
Rank 213 203 251
Rank change year-on-year -10 +48  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 205 299 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.37% 1.56% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.79% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 166 243 196
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  

Regression Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12849 16735 17507
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.02% 87.11% 85.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10537 14128 13955
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Regression Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +28 41 £36,500 -27.00% 4
Surrey +22 37 £37,500 -5.06% 3
Hampshire +19 37 £32,500 -0.76% 3
Buckinghamshire +27 36 £37,500 +4.16% 2
Oxfordshire -27 16 £30,000 +9.09% 6
East Sussex +15 15 £35,000 +7.69%
Kent -9 11 £44,500 +6.58%
West Sussex -12 10 £52,500 +40.00% 4
Regression Testing
England

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 198 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (50.27%) QA
3 160 (43.72%) Test Scripting
4 149 (40.71%) Selenium
5 140 (38.25%) SQL
6 98 (26.78%) Java
7 96 (26.23%) Windows
8 94 (25.68%) SDLC
9 89 (24.32%) C#
9 89 (24.32%) Degree
10 87 (23.77%) Finance
10 87 (23.77%) Microsoft
10 87 (23.77%) Test Automation
11 86 (23.50%) Test Strategy
11 86 (23.50%) Functional Testing
11 86 (23.50%) ISTQB
11 86 (23.50%) Software Testing
12 85 (23.22%) Performance Testing
13 84 (22.95%) ISEB
14 82 (22.40%) User Acceptance Testing
15 77 (21.04%) Automated Testing
16 70 (19.13%) Software Engineering
17 69 (18.85%) Scrum
18 65 (17.76%) SQL Server
19 64 (17.49%) TDD
19 64 (17.49%) Automation Testing
20 63 (17.21%) Integration Testing
21 60 (16.39%) Non-Functional Testing
22 59 (16.12%) WebDriver
23 58 (15.85%) JavaScript

Regression Testing
Top Related 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 16 (4.37%) Confluence
2 15 (4.10%) IIS
3 8 (2.19%) JBoss
4 7 (1.91%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.82%) CMS
6 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.55%) SAS
7 1 (0.27%) Drupal
7 1 (0.27%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 48 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.01%) MS Office
3 4 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.27%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.64%) SaaS
4 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.28%) VoIP
2 9 (2.46%) ATM
3 4 (1.09%) SSL
3 4 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.55%) Multicast
5 1 (0.27%) DNS
5 1 (0.27%) HTTP
5 1 (0.27%) LAN
5 1 (0.27%) RTP
5 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.27%) VLAN
5 1 (0.27%) VPN
5 1 (0.27%) WAN
5 1 (0.27%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (17.76%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.28%) Big Data
3 14 (3.83%) NoSQL
4 13 (3.55%) Hadoop
5 12 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.37%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.37%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.37%) HBase
9 2 (0.55%) MS Access
9 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 149 (40.71%) Selenium
2 59 (16.12%) WebDriver
3 54 (14.75%) JIRA
4 44 (12.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (7.92%) Visual Studio
6 26 (7.10%) HP UFT
7 25 (6.83%) Cucumber
8 24 (6.56%) Jenkins
9 18 (4.92%) SoapUI
9 18 (4.92%) Subversion
10 17 (4.64%) Maven
11 16 (4.37%) Ant
12 14 (3.83%) Gradle
13 13 (3.55%) SpecFlow
13 13 (3.55%) TestComplete
14 12 (3.28%) JUnit
15 10 (2.73%) IntelliJ
15 10 (2.73%) Rational DOORS
16 9 (2.46%) Redmine
16 9 (2.46%) WATIR
General
1 87 (23.77%) Finance
2 20 (5.46%) Back Office
3 12 (3.28%) Retail
3 12 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.01%) Banking
5 9 (2.46%) Automotive
6 7 (1.91%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.37%) Military
8 3 (0.82%) Marketing
9 2 (0.55%) Advertising
9 2 (0.55%) Local Government
9 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 149 (40.71%) Analyst
2 123 (33.61%) Test Analyst
3 77 (21.04%) Test Engineer
4 54 (14.75%) Tester
5 49 (13.39%) QA Engineer
6 36 (9.84%) QA Analyst
7 34 (9.29%) Java Engineer
8 33 (9.02%) Software Test Engineer
9 32 (8.74%) Software Analyst
10 30 (8.20%) Automation Test Analyst
11 29 (7.92%) QA Tester
11 29 (7.92%) Software Test Analyst
12 28 (7.65%) QA Test Analyst
12 28 (7.65%) Software Engineer
13 25 (6.83%) Senior Analyst
13 25 (6.83%) Senior Test Analyst
14 24 (6.56%) QA Test Engineer
15 23 (6.28%) QA Automation Engineer
16 20 (5.46%) Automation Engineer
16 20 (5.46%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (15.85%) Web Services
2 56 (15.30%) .NET
3 41 (11.20%) XML
4 37 (10.11%) REST
5 27 (7.38%) HTML
6 20 (5.46%) SOAP
7 19 (5.19%) CSS
8 12 (3.28%) jQuery
9 9 (2.46%) J2EE
9 9 (2.46%) JAXB
10 8 (2.19%) RESTful
11 6 (1.64%) HTML5
11 6 (1.64%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (1.64%) RequireJS
12 5 (1.37%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.37%) JSON
12 5 (1.37%) Kafka
12 5 (1.37%) Spring
12 5 (1.37%) Spring MVC
12 5 (1.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.57%) Computer Science
2 31 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.46%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.73%) iPad
6 9 (2.46%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.46%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.19%) Social Media
8 7 (1.91%) Replication
9 6 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.64%) iPhone
9 6 (1.64%) Life Science
10 4 (1.09%) User Experience
11 2 (0.55%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.27%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.27%) FMCG
12 1 (0.27%) IVR
12 1 (0.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 96 (26.23%) Windows
2 21 (5.74%) Linux
2 21 (5.74%) Solaris
3 16 (4.37%) Unix
4 11 (3.01%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.91%) Android
8 3 (0.82%) CentOS
9 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (43.72%) Test Scripting
3 94 (25.68%) SDLC
4 87 (23.77%) Test Automation
5 86 (23.50%) Functional Testing
5 86 (23.50%) Software Testing
5 86 (23.50%) Test Strategy
6 85 (23.22%) Performance Testing
7 82 (22.40%) User Acceptance Testing
8 77 (21.04%) Automated Testing
9 70 (19.13%) Software Engineering
10 69 (18.85%) Scrum
11 64 (17.49%) Automation Testing
11 64 (17.49%) TDD
12 63 (17.21%) Integration Testing
13 60 (16.39%) Non-Functional Testing
14 57 (15.57%) BDD
15 53 (14.48%) Manual Testing
16 42 (11.48%) System Testing
17 41 (11.20%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (38.25%) SQL
2 98 (26.78%) Java
3 89 (24.32%) C#
4 58 (15.85%) JavaScript
5 35 (9.56%) T-SQL
6 24 (6.56%) C++
6 24 (6.56%) Python
7 15 (4.10%) VB
8 13 (3.55%) PL/SQL
9 12 (3.28%) C
10 10 (2.73%) Ruby
11 9 (2.46%) Perl
11 9 (2.46%) VBScript
12 2 (0.55%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.55%) Scala
12 2 (0.55%) VBA
12 2 (0.55%) VC++
13 1 (0.27%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 89 (24.32%) Degree
2 86 (23.50%) ISTQB
3 84 (22.95%) ISEB
4 24 (6.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (4.64%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.19%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) HND
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (50.27%) QA
2 14 (3.83%) SDET
3 6 (1.64%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (9.29%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.82%) SELinux
3 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 87 (23.77%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.11%) Oracle
3 31 (8.47%) HP
4 10 (2.73%) Red Hat
5 9 (2.46%) Telerik
6 8 (2.19%) Sophos
7 6 (1.64%) TOWER Software
8 4 (1.09%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.82%) VMware
10 1 (0.27%) Google
10 1 (0.27%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.27%) IBM
10 1 (0.27%) Informatica
10 1 (0.27%) Remedy
10 1 (0.27%) SAP
10 1 (0.27%) Serena
10 1 (0.27%) Xamarin
West Sussex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Intec Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £47,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, Sussex
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £42 to £52k + 7.5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon, UK
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Very Competitive Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 days ago