Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 88 102
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 36 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.51% 2.02% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 2.37% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 21
Southampton median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10th Percentile £24,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £33,750 £48,125 £37,500
Hampshire median annual salary £31,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year -11.43% +11.11% -3.08%

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1241 1139 1154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 86.42% 85.13% 84.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1021 1035
Southampton median annual salary £38,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +1.80%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing Regression Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in Southampton

Regression Testing
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Southampton.

Salary trend for Regression Testing in Southampton

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 Southampton region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 31 (86.11%) Performance Testing
2 30 (83.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 27 (75.00%) Software Testing
4 26 (72.22%) ISEB
5 23 (63.89%) SQL
5 23 (63.89%) Test Automation
6 22 (61.11%) Windows
6 22 (61.11%) Test Scripting
6 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (55.56%) T-SQL
7 20 (55.56%) Scrum
8 19 (52.78%) Back Office
8 19 (52.78%) C#
8 19 (52.78%) Retail
8 19 (52.78%) Selenium
8 19 (52.78%) BDD
9 18 (50.00%) SoapUI
9 18 (50.00%) TDD
10 16 (44.44%) SDLC
11 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
12 9 (25.00%) Test Planning
13 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
14 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
14 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
14 2 (5.56%) MySQL
14 2 (5.56%) Oracle
14 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
14 2 (5.56%) Internet
14 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling

Regression Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Selenium
2 18 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (52.78%) Back Office
1 19 (52.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (88.89%) Test Engineer
2 30 (83.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Automation Tester
5 1 (2.78%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (2.78%) QA Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) QA Tester
5 1 (2.78%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Performance Testing
2 30 (83.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 27 (75.00%) Software Testing
4 23 (63.89%) Test Automation
5 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (61.11%) Test Scripting
6 20 (55.56%) Scrum
7 19 (52.78%) BDD
8 18 (50.00%) TDD
9 16 (44.44%) SDLC
10 9 (25.00%) Test Planning
11 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
12 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
12 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
12 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
13 1 (2.78%) QA Automation
13 1 (2.78%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) SQL
2 20 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 19 (52.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle