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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Regression Testing
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 465 441 431
Rank change year-on-year -24 -10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 1,230 787 416
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.69% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.73% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 607 500 339
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,125 £39,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +7.95%
75th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £84,999 £70,000 £83,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -

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 161,721 107,622 58,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.75% 94.06% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 84,129 73,141 47,812
10th Percentile £34,207 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,600 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.91% +1.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Regression Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Regression Testing in the UK

Regression Testing
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Regression Testing.

Salary trend for Regression Testing in the UK

Regression Testing
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Regression Testing over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in the UK

Regression Testing
Top 17 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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -48 1,015 £55,000 +5.77% 102
Work from Home +6 582 £50,000 - 55
UK excluding London -1 568 £50,000 +11.11% 78
London -84 505 £60,000 +4.35% 33
South East -37 203 £51,500 +14.44% 16
Midlands +16 133 £42,500 -10.53% 15
West Midlands +7 114 £42,000 -16.00% 9
North of England -28 99 £43,750 +9.38% 17
Yorkshire -18 44 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Scotland -51 37 £50,000 +25.00% 7
South West -37 34 £48,750 -2.50% 10
Wales +12 32 £59,500 +98.33% 1
East of England -59 30 £56,250 +18.42% 11
North East +19 29 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North West -74 26 £41,250 +10.00% 7
East Midlands -16 19 £46,500 -2.11% 5
Northern Ireland -20 2 £51,000 +68.60% 1

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, IT jobs citing Regression Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Regression Testing.

1 930 (75.61%) Test Automation
2 724 (58.86%) Agile
3 542 (44.07%) QA
4 449 (36.50%) Software Testing
5 445 (36.18%) Social Skills
6 385 (31.30%) Finance
7 363 (29.51%) Problem-Solving
8 335 (27.24%) Java
9 319 (25.93%) SQL
10 317 (25.77%) Selenium
11 309 (25.12%) Python
12 293 (23.82%) CI/CD
13 287 (23.33%) JIRA
14 283 (23.01%) C#
15 280 (22.76%) Scrum
15 280 (22.76%) Manual Testing
16 265 (21.54%) SDLC
17 254 (20.65%) Test Scripting
18 249 (20.24%) Test Strategy
18 249 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
19 238 (19.35%) Degree
20 233 (18.94%) JavaScript
21 231 (18.78%) Software Engineering
22 228 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
23 217 (17.64%) TDD
24 216 (17.56%) DevOps
25 204 (16.59%) Performance Testing
26 203 (16.50%) Functional Testing
26 203 (16.50%) BDD
27 188 (15.28%) Jenkins

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 91 (7.40%) Confluence
2 43 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.22%) Tornado
4 12 (0.98%) Apache
4 12 (0.98%) Ethereum
4 12 (0.98%) JBoss
5 9 (0.73%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.65%) GemFire
7 5 (0.41%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.33%) Apache TomEE
8 4 (0.33%) CMS
8 4 (0.33%) Kentico
8 4 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.24%) Drupal
9 3 (0.24%) WordPress
10 2 (0.16%) Hyperledger
11 1 (0.081%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.081%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.081%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 58 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.081%) Simulink
6 1 (0.081%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.30%) NetSuite
2 9 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (0.57%) SAP Business One
4 6 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.33%) R3 Corda
6 3 (0.24%) Magento
6 3 (0.24%) Shopify
7 2 (0.16%) Summit
7 2 (0.16%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.081%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.081%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.081%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.081%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.081%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.081%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 149 (12.11%) Azure
2 127 (10.33%) AWS
3 108 (8.78%) GitHub
4 86 (6.99%) Azure DevOps
5 65 (5.28%) SaaS
6 34 (2.76%) GitHub Actions
6 34 (2.76%) Google Play
7 28 (2.28%) Microsoft 365
7 28 (2.28%) Serverless
8 26 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
9 24 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (1.95%) Power Platform
10 23 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 22 (1.79%) Amazon EKS
11 22 (1.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 22 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
11 22 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
11 22 (1.79%) Amazon S3
11 22 (1.79%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 19 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.82%) DNS
2 45 (3.66%) HTTP
3 29 (2.36%) DSL
4 26 (2.11%) NFC
4 26 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 25 (2.03%) DHCP
6 22 (1.79%) Network Security
7 10 (0.81%) 5G
8 9 (0.73%) FTP
8 9 (0.73%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.57%) BGP
9 7 (0.57%) Ethernet
9 7 (0.57%) Junos
9 7 (0.57%) MPLS
10 6 (0.49%) 4G
10 6 (0.49%) Wireless
11 5 (0.41%) Bluetooth
11 5 (0.41%) Internet
11 5 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.41%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 98 (7.97%) Relational Database
3 66 (5.37%) MySQL
4 50 (4.07%) RDBMS
5 49 (3.98%) NoSQL
6 40 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (2.36%) MongoDB
8 26 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
9 25 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
10 24 (1.95%) DB2
11 22 (1.79%) Electronic Patient Records
12 13 (1.06%) Redis
13 11 (0.89%) Power BI
14 10 (0.81%) Big Data
14 10 (0.81%) KDB
14 10 (0.81%) Kdb+
15 8 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.65%) Tableau
16 7 (0.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 317 (25.77%) Selenium
2 287 (23.33%) JIRA
3 188 (15.28%) Git (software)
3 188 (15.28%) Jenkins
4 160 (13.01%) Cucumber
5 155 (12.60%) Postman
6 82 (6.67%) JMeter
7 76 (6.18%) Cypress.io
8 70 (5.69%) SpecFlow
9 67 (5.45%) Polyspace
10 65 (5.28%) GitLab
11 62 (5.04%) JUnit
12 61 (4.96%) Visual Studio
13 59 (4.80%) WebDriver
14 57 (4.63%) REST Assured
15 51 (4.15%) IntelliJ
16 49 (3.98%) Rational DOORS
17 48 (3.90%) Rational Rhapsody
18 45 (3.66%) HP UFT
19 44 (3.58%) TestRail
General
1 445 (36.18%) Social Skills
2 385 (31.30%) Finance
3 249 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
4 111 (9.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 85 (6.91%) Automotive
6 76 (6.18%) Banking
7 68 (5.53%) Electronics
8 61 (4.96%) Games
9 60 (4.88%) Manufacturing
10 55 (4.47%) Marketing
11 48 (3.90%) Legal
12 46 (3.74%) Retail
13 30 (2.44%) Law
14 25 (2.03%) Investment Banking
15 24 (1.95%) Back Office
16 23 (1.87%) Advertising
17 21 (1.71%) Organisational Skills
18 19 (1.54%) Public Sector
19 18 (1.46%) Presentation Skills
20 15 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 214 (17.40%) Analyst
2 203 (16.50%) QA Engineer
3 177 (14.39%) Tester
4 154 (12.52%) Developer
5 146 (11.87%) Test Engineer
6 136 (11.06%) Test Analyst
7 106 (8.62%) Software Engineer
8 104 (8.46%) Automation Tester
9 65 (5.28%) Test Automation Engineer
10 58 (4.72%) Senior QA Engineer
11 54 (4.39%) QA Analyst
12 51 (4.15%) Developer in Test
13 50 (4.07%) Software Test Engineer
14 47 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 47 (3.82%) Integration Engineer
15 46 (3.74%) Software Integration Engineer
16 44 (3.58%) Graduate
17 42 (3.41%) Software Tester
18 41 (3.33%) Java Developer
18 41 (3.33%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (10.24%) .NET
2 106 (8.62%) REST
3 85 (6.91%) Node.js
4 78 (6.34%) Web Services
5 73 (5.93%) React
6 65 (5.28%) XML
7 52 (4.23%) SOAP
8 49 (3.98%) RESTful
9 45 (3.66%) JSON
9 45 (3.66%) WPF
10 44 (3.58%) COM
11 40 (3.25%) Gherkin
12 39 (3.17%) Jest
13 33 (2.68%) CSS
14 32 (2.60%) Spring
15 31 (2.52%) Kafka
15 31 (2.52%) WebSockets
16 28 (2.28%) React Native
16 28 (2.28%) Spring Boot
17 27 (2.20%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 151 (12.28%) Mobile App
2 147 (11.95%) User Experience
3 107 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
4 61 (4.96%) Virtual Team
5 44 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
6 42 (3.41%) Driving Licence
7 33 (2.68%) Cyberattack
8 32 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
9 31 (2.52%) Management Information System
10 29 (2.36%) Blockchain
10 29 (2.36%) Cloud Native
11 26 (2.11%) Derivative
12 24 (1.95%) Analytical Mindset
13 22 (1.79%) Cybercrime
14 21 (1.71%) Kindle
15 20 (1.63%) Blog
16 19 (1.54%) Device Driver
16 19 (1.54%) Sports Betting
17 18 (1.46%) Hedge funds
18 14 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 187 (15.20%) Linux
2 151 (12.28%) Windows
3 104 (8.46%) Android
4 100 (8.13%) Apple iOS
5 59 (4.80%) Unix
6 46 (3.74%) VMS
7 25 (2.03%) Windows Server
8 24 (1.95%) Ubuntu
9 22 (1.79%) Kali Linux
10 12 (0.98%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.65%) CentOS
12 7 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (0.41%) FreeRTOS
14 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.16%) Robot Operating System
16 1 (0.081%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.081%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 930 (75.61%) Test Automation
2 724 (58.86%) Agile
3 449 (36.50%) Software Testing
4 363 (29.51%) Problem-Solving
5 293 (23.82%) CI/CD
6 280 (22.76%) Manual Testing
6 280 (22.76%) Scrum
7 265 (21.54%) SDLC
8 254 (20.65%) Test Scripting
9 249 (20.24%) Test Strategy
10 231 (18.78%) Software Engineering
11 228 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
12 217 (17.64%) TDD
13 216 (17.56%) DevOps
14 204 (16.59%) Performance Testing
15 203 (16.50%) BDD
15 203 (16.50%) Functional Testing
16 172 (13.98%) API Testing
17 158 (12.85%) Scenario Testing
18 156 (12.68%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 335 (27.24%) Java
2 319 (25.93%) SQL
3 309 (25.12%) Python
4 283 (23.01%) C#
5 233 (18.94%) JavaScript
6 99 (8.05%) C++
7 77 (6.26%) C
8 62 (5.04%) TypeScript
9 57 (4.63%) Ruby
10 55 (4.47%) Bash
11 47 (3.82%) Go
12 32 (2.60%) Groovy
13 27 (2.20%) Scala
14 20 (1.63%) Shell Script
14 20 (1.63%) XPath
15 15 (1.22%) Perl
15 15 (1.22%) PowerShell
15 15 (1.22%) VBScript
16 13 (1.06%) Kotlin
17 12 (0.98%) ES6
Qualifications
1 238 (19.35%) Degree
2 120 (9.76%) ISTQB
3 61 (4.96%) Security Cleared
4 53 (4.31%) ISEB
4 53 (4.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 53 (4.31%) SC Cleared
5 42 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (0.81%) DBS Check
7 5 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.24%) PMP
9 2 (0.16%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.081%) AAT
10 1 (0.081%) ACCA
10 1 (0.081%) HNC
10 1 (0.081%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.081%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.081%) PhD
10 1 (0.081%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 542 (44.07%) QA
2 67 (5.45%) Automotive SPICE
2 67 (5.45%) MISRA
3 28 (2.28%) Accessibility
4 14 (1.14%) MiFID
5 13 (1.06%) EMIR
6 12 (0.98%) GDPR
7 11 (0.89%) AUTOSAR
8 8 (0.65%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.65%) SLA
9 5 (0.41%) HL7
10 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.33%) WCAG
11 2 (0.16%) FATCA
11 2 (0.16%) NCSC
11 2 (0.16%) PMO
12 1 (0.081%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.081%) UCITS
System Software
1 103 (8.37%) Docker
2 35 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.87%) Active Directory
4 22 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (1.79%) vSphere
5 7 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.41%) Embedded Firmware
6 5 (0.41%) Firmware
7 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.081%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 51 (4.15%) Kubernetes
2 43 (3.50%) Ansible
3 32 (2.60%) Terraform
4 27 (2.20%) Grafana
4 27 (2.20%) Prometheus
5 22 (1.79%) Graphite
5 22 (1.79%) Packer
5 22 (1.79%) StatsD
5 22 (1.79%) vCenter Server
6 10 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.41%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.24%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.081%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.081%) Puppet
11 1 (0.081%) Rancher
Vendors
1 174 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 53 (4.31%) Google
3 51 (4.15%) IBM
4 47 (3.82%) Oracle
5 44 (3.58%) ANSYS
5 44 (3.58%) Bloomberg
6 38 (3.09%) VMware
7 35 (2.85%) Apple
8 25 (2.03%) SAP
9 24 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (1.87%) Atlassian
11 22 (1.79%) PagerDuty
12 20 (1.63%) Sybase
13 15 (1.22%) New Relic
13 15 (1.22%) Spotify
14 7 (0.57%) Juniper
14 7 (0.57%) Nokia
14 7 (0.57%) Splunk
15 6 (0.49%) HP
15 6 (0.49%) JD Edwards