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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 413 416 427
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 24 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.090% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 0.66% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 6
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.84%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +33.33%
TestComplete
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
3392 2887 3291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.62% 13.65% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2759 2506 2890
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%

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 17 September 2014.

TestComplete Salary Histogram in the South East

TestComplete
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 17 September 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 -2 15 £50,000 -
Berkshire +11 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Kent - 3 £41,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £21,500 -
Hampshire -4 1 £37,500 -16.66%
TestComplete
England

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 40 (71.43%) Degree
2 39 (69.64%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (62.50%) Mathematics
5 33 (58.93%) C#
6 32 (57.14%) QA
7 30 (53.57%) Test Strategy
8 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
9 26 (46.43%) OO
9 26 (46.43%) Ranorex
10 25 (44.64%) Java
10 25 (44.64%) Test Automation
11 24 (42.86%) Software Testing
11 24 (42.86%) Selenium
12 23 (41.07%) SQL
13 20 (35.71%) ISEB
13 20 (35.71%) Finance
13 20 (35.71%) ISTQB
14 18 (32.14%) .NET
15 17 (30.36%) C++
15 17 (30.36%) Delphi
16 16 (28.57%) WebDriver
17 14 (25.00%) Web Services
17 14 (25.00%) Client/Server
17 14 (25.00%) Computer Science
18 13 (23.21%) Team Foundation Server
19 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
19 11 (19.64%) Automated Testing
20 10 (17.86%) RAD
20 10 (17.86%) WinRunner

TestComplete
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (8.93%) WebLogic
1 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (46.43%) Ranorex
2 24 (42.86%) Selenium
3 16 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 13 (23.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (17.86%) WinRunner
5 10 (17.86%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (16.07%) Subversion
6 9 (16.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (16.07%) ClearCase
6 9 (16.07%) SilkTest
7 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
7 6 (10.71%) JUnit
7 6 (10.71%) Maven
8 5 (8.93%) SoapUI
9 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (35.71%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Front Office
2 8 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Analyst
2 22 (39.29%) QA Analyst
3 20 (35.71%) Developer
4 19 (33.93%) Test Analyst
5 16 (28.57%) Software Developer
5 16 (28.57%) Tester
5 16 (28.57%) QA Engineer
5 16 (28.57%) Automation Analyst
6 12 (21.43%) QA Automation Engineer
6 12 (21.43%) Automation Engineer
6 12 (21.43%) Automation Test Analyst
7 11 (19.64%) Automation Tester
7 11 (19.64%) Test Engineer
8 10 (17.86%) Consultant
8 10 (17.86%) Test Consultant
8 10 (17.86%) .NET Consultant
9 9 (16.07%) Senior QA Analyst
9 9 (16.07%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (7.14%) Applications Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) .NET
2 14 (25.00%) Web Services
3 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
4 9 (16.07%) ODBC
5 5 (8.93%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (69.64%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (62.50%) Mathematics
3 14 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 14 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 5 (8.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Mac OS
2 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (53.57%) Test Strategy
3 26 (46.43%) OO
4 25 (44.64%) Test Automation
5 24 (42.86%) Software Testing
6 11 (19.64%) Automated Testing
7 10 (17.86%) RAD
7 10 (17.86%) Regression Testing
7 10 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 10 (17.86%) Analytics
8 9 (16.07%) Waterfall
8 9 (16.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (16.07%) Workflow
8 9 (16.07%) Test Management
8 9 (16.07%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (14.29%) Asset Management
10 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (8.93%) TDD
11 5 (8.93%) Scrum
12 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) C#
2 25 (44.64%) Java
3 23 (41.07%) SQL
4 17 (30.36%) C++
4 17 (30.36%) Delphi
5 3 (5.36%) VB
6 2 (3.57%) Python
6 2 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (71.43%) Degree
2 20 (35.71%) ISEB
2 20 (35.71%) ISTQB
3 7 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) VMware
3 8 (14.29%) SunGard
4 5 (8.93%) JBoss
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle