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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 423 401 439
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +38
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 13 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.060% 0.12% 0.067%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.88% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 4
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
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
3397 3083 3038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.55% 14.19% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2789 2722 2674
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -15 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Kent +14 3 £41,000 -13.68%
Berkshire +14 1 £37,000 -10.30%
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England

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 31 (67.39%) C#
2 29 (63.04%) Java
2 29 (63.04%) Degree
3 28 (60.87%) Software Testing
3 28 (60.87%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (58.70%) Test Strategy
5 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (52.17%) Mathematics
7 23 (50.00%) Ranorex
7 23 (50.00%) OO
8 20 (43.48%) C++
8 20 (43.48%) Delphi
9 19 (41.30%) QA
9 19 (41.30%) Selenium
10 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
10 13 (28.26%) ISEB
10 13 (28.26%) ISTQB
11 12 (26.09%) .NET
11 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
12 11 (23.91%) Automated Testing
12 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
13 10 (21.74%) WebDriver
14 9 (19.57%) SQL
15 8 (17.39%) Web Services
15 8 (17.39%) Client/Server
15 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
16 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (15.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
17 6 (13.04%) Computer Science

TestComplete
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (10.87%) WebLogic
1 5 (10.87%) JBoss
1 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 19 (41.30%) Selenium
3 10 (21.74%) WebDriver
4 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.04%) JUnit
4 6 (13.04%) Maven
5 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (10.87%) SoapUI
6 4 (8.70%) WinRunner
6 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (2.17%) Subversion
8 1 (2.17%) SilkTest
8 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
8 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) Software Developer
3 17 (36.96%) Analyst
4 13 (28.26%) Test Analyst
5 10 (21.74%) Tester
5 10 (21.74%) QA Engineer
6 9 (19.57%) QA Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Automation Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) QA Automation Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (10.87%) Automation Tester
8 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
9 4 (8.70%) Consultant
9 4 (8.70%) Applications Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Applications Tester
9 4 (8.70%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (8.70%) .NET Consultant
9 4 (8.70%) Graduate
9 4 (8.70%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) Web Services
3 5 (10.87%) J2EE
4 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.17%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (60.87%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (52.17%) Mathematics
3 8 (17.39%) Client/Server
4 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
5 5 (10.87%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Mac OS
2 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Software Testing
2 27 (58.70%) Test Strategy
3 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (50.00%) OO
5 11 (23.91%) Automated Testing
5 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
6 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.04%) TDD
8 5 (10.87%) BDD
8 5 (10.87%) Scrum
9 4 (8.70%) Analytics
9 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.70%) RAD
9 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.70%) Load Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Quality Management
11 2 (4.35%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
11 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (2.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) C#
2 29 (63.04%) Java
3 20 (43.48%) C++
3 20 (43.48%) Delphi
4 9 (19.57%) SQL
5 4 (8.70%) VB
6 2 (4.35%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (63.04%) Degree
2 13 (28.26%) ISEB
2 13 (28.26%) ISTQB
3 7 (15.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (41.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) VMware