The table below looks at the statistics for TestComplete skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TestComplete over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 241 251 236
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 3 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.045% 0.014% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 0.088% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 17
Average salary £30,750 £60,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.75% +106.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £60,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £60,000 £32,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +48.43%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1132 1138 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.09% 16.32% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 990 992 894
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

TestComplete
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TestComplete across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

TestComplete Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TestComplete across the North West region.

TestComplete Salary Trend in the North West

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Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TestComplete within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 3 £30,750 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing TestComplete also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TestComplete.

1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing TestComplete also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TestComplete. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft