The median annual salary for a Regression Tester was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Regression Tester
UK
Rank 857 963 946
Rank change year-on-year +106 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Regression Tester 10 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.001% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.001% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 10
Median salary £31,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 - £31,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Regression Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Regression Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Regression Tester in the UK

Regression Tester
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Regression Tester in the UK

Regression Tester
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Tester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Tester in the UK

Regression Tester
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +101 10 £31,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £42,500 -
East of England - 4 £42,500 -
Royston - 4 £42,500 -
South East +81 3 £31,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £26,500 -
Surrey - 3 £31,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £26,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £25,000 -

Regression Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Regression Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Regression Tester in the job title.

1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) Regression Testing
3 14 (82.35%) Selenium
4 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
5 10 (58.82%) C#
6 9 (52.94%) Scrum
6 9 (52.94%) SilkTest
6 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
6 9 (52.94%) Ranorex
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
9 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (17.65%) SDLC
9 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Load Testing
10 2 (11.76%) QA
10 2 (11.76%) Time Management
10 2 (11.76%) MSTest
10 2 (11.76%) Line Management
10 2 (11.76%) Java
11 1 (5.88%) SQL
11 1 (5.88%) .NET
11 1 (5.88%) C++
11 1 (5.88%) HTML
11 1 (5.88%) HP
11 1 (5.88%) ISEB

Regression Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Multicast
1 1 (5.88%) RTSP
1 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Selenium
2 9 (52.94%) Ranorex
2 9 (52.94%) SilkTest
3 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (11.76%) MSTest
5 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
5 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) JIRA
5 1 (5.88%) PhantomJS
5 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) Regression Testing
3 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
4 9 (52.94%) Scrum
4 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
5 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Load Testing
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
6 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Line Management
7 2 (11.76%) Time Management
8 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
8 1 (5.88%) DevOps
8 1 (5.88%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.88%) TDD
8 1 (5.88%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) HP