The table below looks at the statistics for TestComplete skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TestComplete over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 424 408 460
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +52
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 9 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.14% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.99% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 4
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £32,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,250 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
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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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3487 3019 3288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.95% 13.89% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2960 2604 2980
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

TestComplete
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

TestComplete Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

TestComplete
Salary Trend in the South East

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

TestComplete Salary Trend in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TestComplete within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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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
Berkshire +4 5 £45,000 +20.00%
Surrey -21 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Kent -4 1 £41,000 -13.68%
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England

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 23 (69.70%) Software Testing
2 22 (66.67%) Degree
2 22 (66.67%) Java
3 21 (63.64%) C#
4 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (54.55%) Test Strategy
5 17 (51.52%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (48.48%) C++
7 15 (45.45%) Delphi
7 15 (45.45%) OO
7 15 (45.45%) Ranorex
7 15 (45.45%) Mathematics
8 14 (42.42%) Selenium
9 13 (39.39%) ISEB
10 9 (27.27%) .NET
10 9 (27.27%) QA
11 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
11 8 (24.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
12 7 (21.21%) Scrum
13 6 (18.18%) TDD
13 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
13 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
13 6 (18.18%) VB
13 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
14 5 (15.15%) BDD
14 5 (15.15%) Open Source
14 5 (15.15%) Internet
14 5 (15.15%) NUnit

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.03%) JBoss
1 1 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Ranorex
2 14 (42.42%) Selenium
3 5 (15.15%) NUnit
4 4 (12.12%) Moq
5 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.06%) Maven
5 2 (6.06%) JUnit
5 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) Software Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Tester
4 8 (24.24%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Tester
5 4 (12.12%) QA Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Senior QA Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) QA Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Graduate
8 1 (3.03%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Junior
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) Ajax
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (45.45%) Mathematics
3 5 (15.15%) Open Source
4 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Software Testing
2 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Test Strategy
3 15 (45.45%) OO
4 7 (21.21%) Scrum
5 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (18.18%) TDD
5 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
6 5 (15.15%) BDD
7 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) Quality Management
8 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.03%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.03%) CRM
9 1 (3.03%) V-Model
9 1 (3.03%) Load Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) Java
2 21 (63.64%) C#
3 16 (48.48%) C++
4 15 (45.45%) Delphi
5 6 (18.18%) VB
6 3 (9.09%) Perl
7 2 (6.06%) SQL
7 2 (6.06%) Python
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.03%) Ruby
8 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Degree
2 13 (39.39%) ISEB
3 8 (24.24%) ISTQB
3 8 (24.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle