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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
Hampshire > Southampton
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 69 78
Rank change year-on-year +13 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 14 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.52% 2.09% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 2.57% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 10
Southampton median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14%  
10th Percentile £21,675 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £33,750 £48,500 £45,000
Hampshire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,250
% change year-on-year - +7.43%  

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 493 583 645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 88.67% 81.31% 83.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1790 2106 2161
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
10th Percentile £28,175 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £56,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.55%  

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

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing in Southampton over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 23 (82.14%) Test Automation
2 22 (78.57%) Scrum
3 21 (75.00%) ISEB
3 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 21 (75.00%) Test Scripting
4 20 (71.43%) Selenium
4 20 (71.43%) C#
5 19 (67.86%) Exploratory Testing
6 18 (64.29%) Windows
6 18 (64.29%) Software Testing
7 17 (60.71%) SoapUI
7 17 (60.71%) Test Planning
7 17 (60.71%) SQL
7 17 (60.71%) T-SQL
7 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
7 17 (60.71%) Retail
8 14 (50.00%) TDD
8 14 (50.00%) SDLC
8 14 (50.00%) BDD
8 14 (50.00%) Back Office
9 6 (21.43%) QA
10 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Web Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
11 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
11 3 (10.71%) OOP
11 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
12 2 (7.14%) Mobile App

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:

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Selenium
2 17 (60.71%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Moq
3 1 (3.57%) NUnit
3 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.57%) TestRail
3 1 (3.57%) YouTrack
General
1 17 (60.71%) Retail
2 14 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Test Engineer
2 22 (78.57%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Manual Tester
5 1 (3.57%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Test Automation
2 22 (78.57%) Scrum
3 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 21 (75.00%) Test Scripting
4 19 (67.86%) Exploratory Testing
5 18 (64.29%) Software Testing
6 17 (60.71%) Test Planning
7 14 (50.00%) BDD
7 14 (50.00%) SDLC
7 14 (50.00%) TDD
8 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Web Testing
9 3 (10.71%) OOP
9 3 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Business Transformation
10 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C#
2 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 17 (60.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Xamarin
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago