Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Regression Tester was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Regression Tester
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1198 1216 1277
Rank change year-on-year +18 +61 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Regression Tester 5 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.004% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 15
UK median annual salary £31,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.43% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £24,150 £29,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £35,400 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.43% - -9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Regression Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Regression Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Tester in the UK

Regression Tester
Top 5 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London +36 5 £31,000 -11.43%
England +57 4 £31,000 -11.43%
South East +38 2 £31,000 -11.43%
East of England +7 2 £30,250 -13.57%
Wales - 1 £30,000 -

Regression Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Robotics
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) HND
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle

Regression Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle