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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 853 833 823
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 25 60 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.058% 0.057%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.37% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 24 57 56
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £31,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17100 16352 16726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.15% 15.94% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14503 13422 14587
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

TestComplete
Jobs Demand Trend

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

TestComplete Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TestComplete
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TestComplete within the UK.

TestComplete Salary Trend in the UK

TestComplete
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TestComplete over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

TestComplete Salary Histogram in the UK

TestComplete
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TestComplete within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
England -32 25 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Berkshire -11 7 £45,000 +38.46%
London -27 7 £28,750 -36.11% 1
South East -43 7 £45,000 -
Windsor - 7 £45,000 -
East Midlands +21 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Nottinghamshire +14 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Nottingham +12 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
City of London -7 3 £28,500 -36.66% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £32,500 -
North West - 3 £31,500 - 1
Sidcup -9 2 £42,750 +2.08%
Sheffield - 2 £32,500 -
Manchester - 2 £30,750 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £31,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £34,000 -
Coventry - 1 £32,500 -
Crewe - 1 £34,000 -
Leeds - 1 £31,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 -

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 47 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (58.11%) Selenium
3 35 (47.30%) ISEB
4 34 (45.95%) C#
5 30 (40.54%) QA
6 26 (35.14%) Automated Testing
6 26 (35.14%) Java
6 26 (35.14%) .NET
7 25 (33.78%) ISTQB
8 24 (32.43%) Software Testing
8 24 (32.43%) SQL
9 22 (29.73%) Test Automation
9 22 (29.73%) Test Strategy
10 21 (28.38%) Degree
10 21 (28.38%) VB
11 19 (25.68%) Regression Testing
12 18 (24.32%) C++
13 17 (22.97%) Scrum
14 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
14 16 (21.62%) Windows
14 16 (21.62%) OO
15 15 (20.27%) Test Scripting
16 14 (18.92%) Ranorex
17 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (17.57%) QuickTest Pro
18 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET
18 12 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 11 (14.86%) Delphi
19 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
19 11 (14.86%) TDD

TestComplete
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 2 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Office
1 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) Firewall
2 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (58.11%) Selenium
2 14 (18.92%) Ranorex
3 13 (17.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (13.51%) Visual Studio
5 7 (9.46%) NUnit
6 6 (8.11%) CruiseControl
6 6 (8.11%) Subversion
6 6 (8.11%) eggPlant
6 6 (8.11%) MSBuild
7 5 (6.76%) Moq
8 4 (5.41%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.70%) JIRA
10 1 (1.35%) JMeter
10 1 (1.35%) WATIR
10 1 (1.35%) WatiN
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.35%) Front Office
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (33.78%) Tester
2 21 (28.38%) Analyst
3 16 (21.62%) Developer
3 16 (21.62%) Software Tester
4 15 (20.27%) Test Analyst
5 10 (13.51%) Software Test Analyst
5 10 (13.51%) Software Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Automation Tester
7 7 (9.46%) QA Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) QA Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (8.11%) VB Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Quality Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) VB6 Developer
8 6 (8.11%) .NET Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Lead Tester
9 5 (6.76%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Tester
9 5 (6.76%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.14%) .NET
2 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.81%) .NET Framework
4 7 (9.46%) ActiveX
5 6 (8.11%) .NET Compact Framework
6 4 (5.41%) HTML
7 3 (4.05%) Ajax
8 1 (1.35%) XML
8 1 (1.35%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.51%) Mathematics
3 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.76%) Open Source
5 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.35%) Equities
7 1 (1.35%) FMCG
7 1 (1.35%) Derivative
7 1 (1.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.62%) Windows
2 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.70%) UNIX
2 2 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.14%) Automated Testing
3 24 (32.43%) Software Testing
4 22 (29.73%) Test Automation
4 22 (29.73%) Test Strategy
5 19 (25.68%) Regression Testing
6 17 (22.97%) Scrum
7 16 (21.62%) OO
8 15 (20.27%) Test Scripting
9 11 (14.86%) TDD
10 9 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (12.16%) Automation Testing
11 8 (10.81%) BDD
12 7 (9.46%) Manual Testing
13 6 (8.11%) OOP
14 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
15 4 (5.41%) Time Management
15 4 (5.41%) DSDM
15 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.95%) C#
2 26 (35.14%) Java
3 24 (32.43%) SQL
4 21 (28.38%) VB
5 18 (24.32%) C++
6 11 (14.86%) Delphi
6 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
7 10 (13.51%) VBScript
8 8 (10.81%) Perl
9 6 (8.11%) VB6
9 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
9 6 (8.11%) VB.NET
10 3 (4.05%) Python
11 2 (2.70%) Ruby
11 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.35%) PHP
12 1 (1.35%) C
12 1 (1.35%) XQuery
12 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (47.30%) ISEB
2 25 (33.78%) ISTQB
3 21 (28.38%) Degree
4 12 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (40.54%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) VMware
3 2 (2.70%) Orchard
4 1 (1.35%) IBM
4 1 (1.35%) Empirix
4 1 (1.35%) Compuware
4 1 (1.35%) HP
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Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum
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