Regression Testing
UK

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 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 569 451 496
Rank change year-on-year -118 +45 -41
Permanent jobs citing Regression Testing 261 726 900
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.66% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.69% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 196 337 530
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £31,975
25th Percentile £38,250 £46,250 £38,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +15.79%
75th Percentile £64,063 £72,647 £65,938
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +23.53% -5.56%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 69,311 105,505 133,610
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 88.77% 95.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51,446 63,554 81,288
10th Percentile £29,500 £34,591 £32,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.80% +7.29%

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 26 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Regression Testing in the UK

Regression Testing
Top 15 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 26 February 2024. 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 -91 203 £50,000 -16.67% 67
UK excluding London -100 162 £45,000 -14.29% 47
Work from Home -21 92 £50,000 -16.67% 34
London +25 86 £55,000 -18.52% 24
Scotland -18 44 £38,500 -30.00% 4
North of England +18 23 £40,000 -20.00% 14
South West +2 23 £51,250 +7.89% 6
South East -46 23 £45,000 -21.74% 11
East of England +12 22 £41,250 -34.00% 3
Midlands +42 20 £50,000 +19.05% 9
West Midlands +49 17 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Yorkshire +56 15 £35,000 -36.36% 6
North West +27 8 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Wales +7 7 £65,000 +44.44% 3
East Midlands +15 3 £37,500 -5.06% 1

Regression Testing
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.92%) Confluence
3 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.77%) Trello
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Magento
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 61 (23.37%) Azure
2 36 (13.79%) Azure DevOps
3 31 (11.88%) AWS
4 23 (8.81%) SaaS
5 10 (3.83%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (3.45%) Azure Data Factory
7 6 (2.30%) Power Platform
7 6 (2.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 4 (1.53%) PowerApps
9 3 (1.15%) GCP
9 3 (1.15%) GitHub
9 3 (1.15%) GitHub Actions
9 3 (1.15%) SAP Commerce Cloud
9 3 (1.15%) Serverless
10 2 (0.77%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.77%) PaaS
10 2 (0.77%) WhatsApp
11 1 (0.38%) Azure Logic Apps
11 1 (0.38%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 1 (0.38%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.90%) DSL
2 5 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (0.38%) 3G
3 1 (0.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.38%) Intranet
3 1 (0.38%) Multicast
3 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.05%) MongoDB
2 20 (7.66%) Data Lake
3 19 (7.28%) Big Data
4 18 (6.90%) DB2
4 18 (6.90%) Tableau
5 10 (3.83%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.92%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.53%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.77%) MySQL
9 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.77%) Power BI
9 2 (0.77%) Redis
10 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.38%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 55 (21.07%) JIRA
2 37 (14.18%) Selenium
3 27 (10.34%) Postman
4 22 (8.43%) Git
5 14 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (4.98%) Cypress.io
7 9 (3.45%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.07%) TestRail
8 8 (3.07%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.68%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.30%) Zephyr
11 5 (1.92%) GitLab
11 5 (1.92%) LabVIEW
11 5 (1.92%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.92%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.53%) JMeter
12 4 (1.53%) Katalon Studio
12 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (1.53%) Subversion
13 3 (1.15%) SoapUI
General
1 71 (27.20%) Social Skills
2 56 (21.46%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (13.79%) Finance
4 32 (12.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 26 (9.96%) Marketing
6 24 (9.20%) Law
7 23 (8.81%) Banking
8 21 (8.05%) Investment Banking
9 18 (6.90%) Financial Institution
10 16 (6.13%) Electronics
10 16 (6.13%) Retail
11 9 (3.45%) Games
11 9 (3.45%) Police
12 8 (3.07%) Influencing Skills
13 6 (2.30%) Legal
13 6 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (1.92%) Manufacturing
15 4 (1.53%) Local Government
15 4 (1.53%) Public Sector
16 3 (1.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 59 (22.61%) Analyst
2 43 (16.48%) Test Engineer
3 42 (16.09%) Tester
4 38 (14.56%) Test Analyst
5 25 (9.58%) Senior
6 24 (9.20%) Lead
7 23 (8.81%) Software Tester
8 22 (8.43%) QA Engineer
9 18 (6.90%) Data Engineer
9 18 (6.90%) Software Engineering Director
10 17 (6.51%) QA Analyst
11 14 (5.36%) Developer
11 14 (5.36%) Test Manager
12 12 (4.60%) Software Test Engineer
12 12 (4.60%) Test Automation Engineer
13 10 (3.83%) QA Leader
13 10 (3.83%) Test Leader
14 8 (3.07%) QA Tester
14 8 (3.07%) Senior Test Engineer
15 6 (2.30%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.05%) Kafka
2 18 (6.90%) .NET
3 17 (6.51%) HTML
3 17 (6.51%) Playwright
4 12 (4.60%) CSS
4 12 (4.60%) REST
5 11 (4.21%) Node.js
6 10 (3.83%) React
6 10 (3.83%) Web Services
7 7 (2.68%) JSON
7 7 (2.68%) XML
8 6 (2.30%) Lightning Web Components
9 5 (1.92%) .NET Core
9 5 (1.92%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (1.92%) Gherkin
9 5 (1.92%) HTML5
9 5 (1.92%) RESTful
9 5 (1.92%) Swagger
9 5 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.33%) Product Ownership
2 24 (9.20%) Management Information System
2 24 (9.20%) Public Cloud
3 20 (7.66%) Cloud Native
4 18 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (4.98%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.68%) FMCG
8 5 (1.92%) Distributed Systems
8 5 (1.92%) NHS
9 3 (1.15%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.15%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.15%) Onboarding
9 3 (1.15%) Robotics
10 2 (0.77%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.77%) Operational Technology
10 2 (0.77%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.77%) Replication
11 1 (0.38%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.28%) Windows
2 13 (4.98%) Linux
3 2 (0.77%) Android
4 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (62.07%) Test Automation
2 127 (48.66%) Software Testing
3 120 (45.98%) Agile
4 68 (26.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 67 (25.67%) DevOps
6 61 (23.37%) Test Strategy
7 60 (22.99%) Problem-Solving
8 52 (19.92%) Functional Testing
8 52 (19.92%) Test Scripting
9 51 (19.54%) Manual Testing
10 49 (18.77%) SDLC
10 49 (18.77%) Software Engineering
11 45 (17.24%) CI/CD
12 39 (14.94%) Performance Testing
13 38 (14.56%) Computer Science
14 37 (14.18%) Scrum
15 31 (11.88%) Test Management
15 31 (11.88%) User Experience
16 30 (11.49%) Scenario Testing
16 30 (11.49%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (23.37%) SQL
2 52 (19.92%) Python
3 44 (16.86%) Java
3 44 (16.86%) JavaScript
4 37 (14.18%) C#
5 19 (7.28%) PL/SQL
6 18 (6.90%) Scala
7 14 (5.36%) TypeScript
8 5 (1.92%) PHP
9 4 (1.53%) C
9 4 (1.53%) Groovy
9 4 (1.53%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.77%) Go
11 1 (0.38%) C++
11 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (24.52%) Degree
2 40 (15.33%) ISTQB
3 32 (12.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (11.88%) ISEB
5 12 (4.60%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.92%) CAPM
7 5 (1.92%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.92%) PMP
8 4 (1.53%) CIPD
8 4 (1.53%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.77%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (43.68%) QA
2 21 (8.05%) SLA
3 7 (2.68%) GDPR
4 6 (2.30%) Accessibility
5 3 (1.15%) JTAG
6 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.38%) Software Quality Assurance
System Software
1 13 (4.98%) Firmware
2 10 (3.83%) Embedded Firmware
3 9 (3.45%) Docker
4 5 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.53%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (9.58%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.30%) HP ALM
3 3 (1.15%) SysTrack
4 2 (0.77%) Grafana
4 2 (0.77%) Kibana
4 2 (0.77%) MIIS
5 1 (0.38%) Consul
5 1 (0.38%) Packer
5 1 (0.38%) Progress Chef
Vendors
1 46 (17.62%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.20%) Oracle
3 19 (7.28%) Databricks
4 18 (6.90%) Alteryx
4 18 (6.90%) Cognos
4 18 (6.90%) Sybase
5 12 (4.60%) Google
6 8 (3.07%) Salesforce
7 6 (2.30%) HP
7 6 (2.30%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.92%) SAP
8 5 (1.92%) VMware
9 4 (1.53%) UiPath
10 3 (1.15%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (1.15%) Conga
10 3 (1.15%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 2 (0.77%) Aderant
11 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.77%) iManage
11 2 (0.77%) Intapp