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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Testing
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 56 82 79
Rank change year-on-year +26 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 14 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.29% 1.02% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 1.26% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 12
Median salary £31,000 £47,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.73% +48.43%  
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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 542 635 813
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 88.56% 80.79% 85.67%
Number of salaries quoted 498 604 627
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -1.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 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

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Southampton over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in Southampton

Regression Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 13 (92.86%) Scrum
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) Selenium
2 12 (85.71%) Test Scripting
3 11 (78.57%) ISEB
4 10 (71.43%) Windows
4 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
5 9 (64.29%) Retail
5 9 (64.29%) Performance Testing
5 9 (64.29%) SQL
5 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
5 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 9 (64.29%) SoapUI
5 9 (64.29%) Test Planning
5 9 (64.29%) SDLC
5 9 (64.29%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (42.86%) BDD
6 6 (42.86%) Back Office
6 6 (42.86%) TDD
7 5 (35.71%) QA
8 4 (28.57%) Web Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
9 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
9 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
9 3 (21.43%) OOP
10 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
10 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
11 1 (7.14%) YouTrack

Regression Testing
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Selenium
2 9 (64.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Moq
3 1 (7.14%) NUnit
3 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) TestRail
3 1 (7.14%) YouTrack
General
1 9 (64.29%) Retail
2 6 (42.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Test Engineer
2 11 (78.57%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Scrum
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Test Scripting
3 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Performance Testing
4 9 (64.29%) SDLC
4 9 (64.29%) Test Planning
5 6 (42.86%) BDD
5 6 (42.86%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Web Testing
7 3 (21.43%) OOP
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Case Management
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Xamarin
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