The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 401 430 421
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 34 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.073% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.98% 0.56% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 24
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3460 2853 3350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.26% 12.93% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2931 2451 2973
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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England

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

TestComplete
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TestComplete across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

TestComplete Salary Histogram 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 28 July 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
(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
Surrey +4 24 £47,500 -5.00%
Berkshire +15 4 £32,500 -27.77%
Oxfordshire +7 4 £21,500 -42.66%
Hampshire +3 1 £37,500 -16.66%
Kent - 1 £41,000 -
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TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 45 (76.27%) Degree
2 41 (69.49%) QA
3 37 (62.71%) Test Automation
4 35 (59.32%) Mathematics
4 35 (59.32%) Microsoft
5 34 (57.63%) Selenium
6 32 (54.24%) C#
6 32 (54.24%) SQL
7 31 (52.54%) Finance
8 30 (50.85%) .NET
9 29 (49.15%) Test Strategy
10 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (44.07%) OO
11 26 (44.07%) Ranorex
12 23 (38.98%) ISEB
12 23 (38.98%) WebDriver
13 22 (37.29%) Web Services
13 22 (37.29%) Client/Server
14 21 (35.59%) Software Testing
15 19 (32.20%) ISTQB
16 17 (28.81%) WinRunner
16 17 (28.81%) RAD
16 17 (28.81%) Java
16 17 (28.81%) Analytics
16 17 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (28.81%) .NET Framework
16 17 (28.81%) Automated Testing
17 15 (25.42%) Computer Science
18 14 (23.73%) Team Foundation Server
19 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting

TestComplete
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (8.47%) WebSphere
1 5 (8.47%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.78%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Internet
2 4 (6.78%) Firewall
2 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (57.63%) Selenium
2 26 (44.07%) Ranorex
3 23 (38.98%) WebDriver
4 17 (28.81%) WinRunner
5 14 (23.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (18.64%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (15.25%) ClearCase
7 9 (15.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (15.25%) Subversion
7 9 (15.25%) SilkTest
8 6 (10.17%) JUnit
8 6 (10.17%) Maven
8 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
9 5 (8.47%) SoapUI
9 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
10 4 (6.78%) NUnit
11 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
General
1 31 (52.54%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Front Office
2 8 (13.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (67.80%) Analyst
2 31 (52.54%) Test Analyst
3 27 (45.76%) QA Analyst
4 23 (38.98%) Tester
4 23 (38.98%) QA Engineer
4 23 (38.98%) Automation Analyst
5 19 (32.20%) Automation Test Analyst
5 19 (32.20%) QA Automation Engineer
5 19 (32.20%) Automation Engineer
6 18 (30.51%) Automation Tester
6 18 (30.51%) Test Engineer
7 17 (28.81%) Test Consultant
7 17 (28.81%) Consultant
7 17 (28.81%) .NET Consultant
8 13 (22.03%) Developer
9 9 (15.25%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (15.25%) Software Developer
9 9 (15.25%) Senior QA Analyst
10 5 (8.47%) Software Test Analyst
11 4 (6.78%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.85%) .NET
2 22 (37.29%) Web Services
3 17 (28.81%) .NET Framework
4 9 (15.25%) ODBC
5 5 (8.47%) J2EE
6 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.78%) HTML
6 4 (6.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 35 (59.32%) Mathematics
2 22 (37.29%) Client/Server
3 15 (25.42%) Computer Science
4 6 (10.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.47%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) Test Automation
2 29 (49.15%) Test Strategy
3 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (44.07%) OO
5 21 (35.59%) Software Testing
6 17 (28.81%) RAD
6 17 (28.81%) Analytics
6 17 (28.81%) Automated Testing
7 13 (22.03%) Test Scripting
8 9 (15.25%) Workflow
8 9 (15.25%) Test Management
8 9 (15.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (15.25%) Waterfall
8 9 (15.25%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (13.56%) Asset Management
10 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.47%) Scrum
11 4 (6.78%) CRM
11 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) C#
1 32 (54.24%) SQL
2 17 (28.81%) Java
3 10 (16.95%) Delphi
4 9 (15.25%) C++
5 5 (8.47%) Perl
5 5 (8.47%) VB
6 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.78%) VBScript
7 2 (3.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (76.27%) Degree
2 23 (38.98%) ISEB
3 19 (32.20%) ISTQB
4 12 (20.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (69.49%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (59.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) VMware
3 8 (13.56%) SunGard
4 5 (8.47%) Oracle
4 5 (8.47%) JBoss