Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 347 390
Rank change year-on-year -14 +43 -20
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 1524 1731 1759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.91% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.02% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 1444 1428
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £62,575 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -5.47%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 162377 170041 191608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.40% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 128248 141329 157803
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in the UK

Regression Testing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Regression Testing in the UK

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Regression Testing over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in the UK

Regression Testing
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Regression Testing within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
England -17 1464 £42,500 - 100
UK excluding London -33 908 £37,500 - 65
London +16 596 £50,000 - 40
South East -16 320 £35,000 -12.50% 14
North of England -33 217 £37,500 -0.66% 19
Midlands -1 139 £37,500 +15.38% 12
North West -21 137 £40,000 +2.56% 10
East of England +5 129 £42,000 +5.00% 7
West Midlands -22 90 £34,000 +7.94% 9
Yorkshire -26 62 £32,500 -18.75% 7
South West -36 60 £40,000 - 8
East Midlands +33 48 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Scotland -45 28 £40,000 +14.29% 3
North East +19 18 £33,000 +3.94% 2
Northern Ireland -23 8 £30,000 +15.38%
Wales +2 7 £32,250 -2.27% 2

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 1030 (67.59%) Test Automation
2 703 (46.13%) Agile Software Development
3 652 (42.78%) QA
4 484 (31.76%) Finance
5 457 (29.99%) Selenium
6 440 (28.87%) Java
7 427 (28.02%) Test Scripting
8 414 (27.17%) SQL
9 360 (23.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 332 (21.78%) Degree
11 286 (18.77%) Software Testing
12 283 (18.57%) Scrum
13 264 (17.32%) Test Strategy
14 250 (16.40%) Manual Testing
15 242 (15.88%) SDLC
16 239 (15.68%) JIRA
16 239 (15.68%) C#
17 235 (15.42%) ISTQB
18 228 (14.96%) Linux
19 227 (14.90%) ISEB
20 221 (14.50%) Banking
21 220 (14.44%) Functional Testing
22 209 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
22 209 (13.71%) C++
23 206 (13.52%) Computer Science
24 192 (12.60%) Python
25 191 (12.53%) Performance Testing
26 190 (12.47%) SQL Server
27 189 (12.40%) Cucumber
28 183 (12.01%) Integration Testing

Regression Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 45 (2.95%) Confluence
2 40 (2.62%) Tomcat
3 33 (2.17%) JBoss
4 16 (1.05%) Apache Spark
4 16 (1.05%) IIS
5 13 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (0.79%) SharePoint
7 11 (0.72%) Apache
7 11 (0.72%) OpenStack
8 10 (0.66%) CMS
9 9 (0.59%) SAS
10 7 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.39%) WildFly
12 5 (0.33%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.26%) Jetty
13 4 (0.26%) Mule
13 4 (0.26%) Mule ESB
14 3 (0.20%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.20%) MQSeries
Applications
1 85 (5.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.59%) Simulink
7 5 (0.33%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.33%) SPSS
8 1 (0.066%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (1.71%) SAP CO
2 26 (1.71%) SAP FI
2 26 (1.71%) SAP FI/CO
3 22 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (1.38%) SAP S/4HANA
4 21 (1.38%) SAP SD
5 15 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (0.79%) SAP ERP
7 9 (0.59%) Markit EDM
7 9 (0.59%) SAP MM
8 8 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
8 8 (0.52%) SAP PP
8 8 (0.52%) thinkFolio
9 7 (0.46%) SAP WM
10 5 (0.33%) Magento
11 4 (0.26%) SAP APO
11 4 (0.26%) SAP EWM
11 4 (0.26%) SAP SCM
12 3 (0.20%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 73 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.51%) SaaS
4 12 (0.79%) GitHub
4 12 (0.79%) Sauce Labs
5 7 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.33%) BrowserStack
6 5 (0.33%) npm
7 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.20%) Office 365
7 3 (0.20%) PaaS
8 2 (0.13%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.13%) Slack
9 1 (0.066%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.066%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.066%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.066%) IaaS
9 1 (0.066%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.77%) Internet
2 19 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.12%) VoIP
4 16 (1.05%) HTTP
5 9 (0.59%) Wireless
6 7 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (0.46%) HTTPS
6 7 (0.46%) VSAT
7 6 (0.39%) DVB
7 6 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (0.39%) IPv4
7 6 (0.39%) IPv6
7 6 (0.39%) UPnP
8 5 (0.33%) TETRA
9 4 (0.26%) ATM
9 4 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.20%) LTE
10 3 (0.20%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.13%) 5G
11 2 (0.13%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (12.47%) SQL Server
2 49 (3.22%) MySQL
3 43 (2.82%) Big Data
3 43 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 25 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (1.38%) Oracle Database
6 20 (1.31%) NoSQL
7 17 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.05%) Power BI
9 15 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (0.85%) Hadoop
10 13 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.66%) QlikView
12 9 (0.59%) SQLPlus
13 7 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.46%) GIS
13 7 (0.46%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 6 (0.39%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 457 (29.99%) Selenium
2 239 (15.68%) JIRA
3 189 (12.40%) Cucumber
4 176 (11.55%) SoapUI
5 170 (11.15%) WebDriver
6 138 (9.06%) Jenkins
7 95 (6.23%) Git (software)
8 93 (6.10%) HP UFT
9 83 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 76 (4.99%) Visual Studio
11 70 (4.59%) JMeter
12 59 (3.87%) JUnit
13 48 (3.15%) NUnit
14 40 (2.62%) Zephyr
15 37 (2.43%) Subversion
16 34 (2.23%) SpecFlow
17 33 (2.17%) Maven
18 30 (1.97%) TeamCity
19 28 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
20 27 (1.77%) LoadRunner
General
1 484 (31.76%) Finance
2 221 (14.50%) Banking
3 124 (8.14%) Investment Banking
4 112 (7.35%) Retail Banking
5 92 (6.04%) Retail
6 67 (4.40%) Manufacturing
7 50 (3.28%) Back Office
8 45 (2.95%) Electronics
9 43 (2.82%) Front Office
10 38 (2.49%) Telecoms
11 35 (2.30%) Marketing
12 28 (1.84%) Digital Economy
13 18 (1.18%) Games
14 16 (1.05%) Publishing
15 15 (0.98%) Aerospace
15 15 (0.98%) Automotive
16 11 (0.72%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.72%) Military
17 8 (0.52%) Advertising
17 8 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 404 (26.51%) Analyst
2 319 (20.93%) Tester
3 258 (16.93%) Test Analyst
4 234 (15.35%) Developer
5 203 (13.32%) Test Engineer
6 113 (7.41%) Automation Tester
7 112 (7.35%) Software Tester
8 105 (6.89%) QA Tester
9 96 (6.30%) QA Engineer
10 95 (6.23%) Java Developer
11 94 (6.17%) QA Analyst
12 93 (6.10%) Market Data Developer
13 87 (5.71%) Software Test Engineer
14 85 (5.58%) Software Engineer
15 70 (4.59%) Test Leader
16 69 (4.53%) Consultant
17 64 (4.20%) Automation Test Analyst
18 60 (3.94%) QA Leader
19 59 (3.87%) Senior Analyst
20 58 (3.81%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (10.56%) .NET
2 143 (9.38%) HTML
3 138 (9.06%) Web Services
4 136 (8.92%) XML
5 103 (6.76%) SOAP
6 100 (6.56%) CSS
7 77 (5.05%) REST
8 57 (3.74%) Spring
9 54 (3.54%) RESTful
10 48 (3.15%) ASP.NET
11 46 (3.02%) JSON
12 45 (2.95%) Gherkin
13 43 (2.82%) AngularJS
14 42 (2.76%) Hibernate
15 40 (2.62%) jQuery
16 38 (2.49%) XHTML
17 36 (2.36%) J2EE
18 32 (2.10%) Node.js
18 32 (2.10%) RabbitMQ
19 30 (1.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 206 (13.52%) Computer Science
2 133 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 130 (8.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 98 (6.43%) Derivative
5 92 (6.04%) Mobile App
6 64 (4.20%) Data Structures
6 64 (4.20%) Equities
7 43 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
8 42 (2.76%) Management Information System
9 40 (2.62%) Fintech
10 37 (2.43%) Client/Server
11 33 (2.17%) User Experience
12 26 (1.71%) Fixed Income
13 25 (1.64%) Algorithms
14 20 (1.31%) Virtual Team
15 16 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 9 (0.59%) iPad
16 9 (0.59%) PMI
16 9 (0.59%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 228 (14.96%) Linux
2 176 (11.55%) Windows
3 65 (4.27%) Unix
4 59 (3.87%) Android
5 53 (3.48%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.71%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.25%) Solaris
8 16 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.59%) AIX
12 6 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.26%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.13%) SUSE
15 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.066%) CentOS
16 1 (0.066%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.066%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1030 (67.59%) Test Automation
2 703 (46.13%) Agile Software Development
3 427 (28.02%) Test Scripting
4 360 (23.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 286 (18.77%) Software Testing
6 283 (18.57%) Scrum
7 264 (17.32%) Test Strategy
8 250 (16.40%) Manual Testing
9 242 (15.88%) SDLC
10 220 (14.44%) Functional Testing
11 209 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
12 191 (12.53%) Performance Testing
13 183 (12.01%) Integration Testing
14 182 (11.94%) Software Engineering
15 181 (11.88%) Scenario Testing
16 179 (11.75%) BDD
17 172 (11.29%) TDD
18 153 (10.04%) Unit Testing
19 149 (9.78%) User Stories
20 146 (9.58%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 440 (28.87%) Java
2 414 (27.17%) SQL
3 239 (15.68%) C#
4 209 (13.71%) C++
5 192 (12.60%) Python
6 172 (11.29%) JavaScript
7 112 (7.35%) C
8 44 (2.89%) Ruby
9 41 (2.69%) T-SQL
10 37 (2.43%) Perl
11 34 (2.23%) Bash Shell
12 31 (2.03%) PHP
13 30 (1.97%) Shell Script
14 26 (1.71%) Scala
15 25 (1.64%) PL/SQL
16 18 (1.18%) Embedded C
16 18 (1.18%) ES6
16 18 (1.18%) Groovy
17 15 (0.98%) VB.NET
18 14 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 332 (21.78%) Degree
2 235 (15.42%) ISTQB
3 227 (14.90%) ISEB
4 147 (9.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 96 (6.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 36 (2.36%) Security Cleared
7 20 (1.31%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
9 9 (0.59%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (0.46%) HND
12 6 (0.39%) HNC
12 6 (0.39%) Master's Degree
13 5 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 5 (0.33%) SAP Certification
14 4 (0.26%) MBA
14 4 (0.26%) Network+ Certification
15 3 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
16 2 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 652 (42.78%) QA
2 18 (1.18%) PMO
3 8 (0.52%) IEC 61508
3 8 (0.52%) IEC 62304
3 8 (0.52%) MiFID
3 8 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.46%) SLA
5 5 (0.33%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.20%) COSO
6 3 (0.20%) ISO 15022
7 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.066%) EMIR
8 1 (0.066%) GCP
8 1 (0.066%) GDPR
System Software
1 57 (3.74%) Docker
2 16 (1.05%) Firmware
3 14 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.39%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.26%) Xen
7 3 (0.20%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.13%) LXC
8 2 (0.13%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.066%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.066%) HDFS
9 1 (0.066%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 57 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (1.12%) Puppet
3 15 (0.98%) Kubernetes
4 12 (0.79%) Ansible
5 11 (0.72%) Marathon
5 11 (0.72%) Mesos
6 3 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.13%) Graphite
7 2 (0.13%) Icinga
7 2 (0.13%) Kibana
7 2 (0.13%) logstash
8 1 (0.066%) Ambari
8 1 (0.066%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.066%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.066%) Nagios
8 1 (0.066%) Oozie
8 1 (0.066%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 1 (0.066%) WSUS
Vendors
1 181 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 111 (7.28%) SAP
3 105 (6.89%) Oracle
4 69 (4.53%) HP
5 24 (1.57%) Sophos
6 18 (1.18%) VMware
7 17 (1.12%) IBM
7 17 (1.12%) Murex
8 16 (1.05%) Google
9 15 (0.98%) Capita
10 13 (0.85%) Tableau
11 12 (0.79%) Cognizant
12 11 (0.72%) Atlassian
12 11 (0.72%) Red Hat
12 11 (0.72%) TIBCO
12 11 (0.72%) Xerox
13 10 (0.66%) Adobe
14 9 (0.59%) Sybase
15 8 (0.52%) Cisco
15 8 (0.52%) Salesforce.com