Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
England > South East
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 271 258 260
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 +20
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 292 339 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.09% 1.09% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.21% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 241 260 289
South East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £56,300
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 24,358 28,114 27,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.28% 89.99% 89.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19,889 23,264 22,878
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 -8 102 £40,000 - 18
Surrey +57 78 £35,000 -28.21% 7
Hampshire -7 52 £40,750 +25.38% 18
Oxfordshire +7 49 £35,000 -17.65% 8
Buckinghamshire +31 29 £35,000 - 7
East Sussex +22 29 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Berkshire -15 24 £47,500 +29.25% 3
West Sussex -16 21 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Kent +7 5 £30,000 -7.69%
Middlesex - 4 £60,000 -
Regression Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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.

1 224 (76.71%) Test Automation
2 160 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (45.55%) QA
4 121 (41.44%) SQL
5 95 (32.53%) Selenium
6 81 (27.74%) Test Scripting
7 76 (26.03%) C#
8 74 (25.34%) Software Testing
9 71 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 68 (23.29%) Scrum
11 66 (22.60%) Test Strategy
12 60 (20.55%) Java
13 57 (19.52%) Performance Testing
14 56 (19.18%) Python
15 53 (18.15%) WebDriver
16 52 (17.81%) BDD
16 52 (17.81%) Functional Testing
16 52 (17.81%) SDLC
17 51 (17.47%) Finance
18 50 (17.12%) Windows
18 50 (17.12%) Computer Science
18 50 (17.12%) Degree
19 49 (16.78%) Problem-Solving
20 48 (16.44%) JIRA
21 46 (15.75%) TDD
22 44 (15.07%) Microsoft
23 38 (13.01%) Git (software)
23 38 (13.01%) Analytics
24 37 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
24 37 (12.67%) ISEB

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 21 (7.19%) Confluence
2 8 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.03%) IIS
4 1 (0.34%) Apache
4 1 (0.34%) JBoss
4 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.03%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.34%) Primavera
3 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.34%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.34%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.53%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.05%) Lucidchart
4 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.37%) GitHub
5 4 (1.37%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.68%) SaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Akamai
7 1 (0.34%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.34%) Cloudflare
7 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.34%) Heroku
7 1 (0.34%) Office 365
7 1 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.40%) Internet
2 3 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.53%) Hadoop
3 21 (7.19%) Apache Hive
3 21 (7.19%) Spotfire
4 20 (6.85%) Data Mining
5 12 (4.11%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.05%) Big Data
7 5 (1.71%) MySQL
8 4 (1.37%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.03%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.03%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.34%) GIS
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 95 (32.53%) Selenium
2 53 (18.15%) WebDriver
3 48 (16.44%) JIRA
4 38 (13.01%) Git (software)
5 33 (11.30%) Jenkins
6 28 (9.59%) SoapUI
7 25 (8.56%) Maven
8 24 (8.22%) Cucumber
9 19 (6.51%) SpecFlow
10 16 (5.48%) Ant
10 16 (5.48%) HP UFT
10 16 (5.48%) JMeter
11 14 (4.79%) Hudson
12 12 (4.11%) TestNG
13 10 (3.42%) Gradle
14 9 (3.08%) JUnit
14 9 (3.08%) Visual Studio
15 7 (2.40%) LoadRunner
16 6 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
16 6 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (17.47%) Finance
2 7 (2.40%) Back Office
2 7 (2.40%) Retail
3 6 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.71%) Advertising
4 5 (1.71%) Banking
5 2 (0.68%) Marketing
5 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.34%) Billing
6 1 (0.34%) Electronics
6 1 (0.34%) Games
6 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 105 (35.96%) Analyst
2 76 (26.03%) Test Analyst
3 67 (22.95%) Tester
4 58 (19.86%) Test Engineer
5 44 (15.07%) QA Analyst
6 42 (14.38%) QA Engineer
7 29 (9.93%) QA Test Analyst
8 28 (9.59%) Automation Tester
9 25 (8.56%) Software Tester
10 22 (7.53%) Data Scientist
10 22 (7.53%) Software Test Engineer
11 21 (7.19%) QA Tester
12 19 (6.51%) Developer
13 18 (6.16%) QA Automation Engineer
14 17 (5.82%) Automation Engineer
15 16 (5.48%) Junior
15 16 (5.48%) Software Analyst
15 16 (5.48%) Software Test Analyst
16 15 (5.14%) Quality Engineer
16 15 (5.14%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.30%) Web Services
2 26 (8.90%) .NET
3 23 (7.88%) SOAP
4 16 (5.48%) Gherkin
5 15 (5.14%) XML
6 12 (4.11%) REST
7 8 (2.74%) Hibernate
7 8 (2.74%) Spring
8 5 (1.71%) RESTful
9 4 (1.37%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.37%) EDI
9 4 (1.37%) Java EE
9 4 (1.37%) JSON
9 4 (1.37%) Node.js
10 3 (1.03%) HTML
11 2 (0.68%) Velocity
12 1 (0.34%) HTML5
12 1 (0.34%) SAP Fiori
12 1 (0.34%) Unreal Engine
12 1 (0.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.53%) Algorithms
2 18 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.16%) Life Science
3 15 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (4.11%) Fintech
4 12 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.74%) User Experience
6 7 (2.40%) Internet of Things
7 5 (1.71%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.37%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.68%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.34%) BBC
10 1 (0.34%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.34%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.34%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.34%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 50 (17.12%) Windows
2 22 (7.53%) Unix
3 13 (4.45%) Linux
4 4 (1.37%) Android
5 3 (1.03%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.68%) AIX
6 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (76.71%) Test Automation
2 160 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (27.74%) Test Scripting
4 74 (25.34%) Software Testing
5 71 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 68 (23.29%) Scrum
7 66 (22.60%) Test Strategy
8 57 (19.52%) Performance Testing
9 52 (17.81%) BDD
9 52 (17.81%) Functional Testing
9 52 (17.81%) SDLC
10 50 (17.12%) Computer Science
11 49 (16.78%) Problem-Solving
12 46 (15.75%) TDD
13 38 (13.01%) Analytics
14 37 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
15 36 (12.33%) Manual Testing
16 34 (11.64%) Data Science
16 34 (11.64%) Mathematics
17 30 (10.27%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 121 (41.44%) SQL
2 76 (26.03%) C#
3 60 (20.55%) Java
4 56 (19.18%) Python
5 29 (9.93%) C++
6 23 (7.88%) Delphi
6 23 (7.88%) JavaScript
6 23 (7.88%) R
7 17 (5.82%) C
7 17 (5.82%) T-SQL
8 13 (4.45%) PL/SQL
9 10 (3.42%) Groovy
9 10 (3.42%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.08%) Perl
11 8 (2.74%) PHP
12 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.03%) Ruby
14 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (17.12%) Degree
2 37 (12.67%) ISEB
3 34 (11.64%) ISTQB
4 20 (6.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (2.74%) Master's Degree
6 6 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (45.55%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) GDPR
2 4 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (6.85%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.37%) Ansible
2 4 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.37%) Puppet
3 2 (0.68%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.34%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 44 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.64%) Oracle
3 23 (7.88%) Google
4 22 (7.53%) Tableau
5 12 (4.11%) HP
6 11 (3.77%) SAP
7 7 (2.40%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.71%) VMware
9 3 (1.03%) Borland
9 3 (1.03%) Cognos
9 3 (1.03%) Fujitsu
9 3 (1.03%) Kofax
9 3 (1.03%) Micro Focus
9 3 (1.03%) Remedy
10 2 (0.68%) Meridio
10 2 (0.68%) Workday
11 1 (0.34%) ESRI
11 1 (0.34%) Facebook
11 1 (0.34%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) Xamarin