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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 830 849 805
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -44
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 61 40 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.037% 0.077%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.25% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 58 39 76
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +53.84%

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
17930 16253 16822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.93% 15.14% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14774 13796 14481
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 1 October 2014 within the UK.

TestComplete Salary Histogram in the UK

TestComplete
Top 23 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 1 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
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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
England -7 56 £40,000 -20.00% 7
South East +4 22 £50,000 - 1
London -5 15 £42,000 -30.00%
Surrey -5 14 £50,000 -
Reigate -10 12 £50,000 +17.64%
East Midlands - 12 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 9 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 9 £35,000 -
Coventry - 6 £27,500 - 1
Sidcup - 6 £41,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £27,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £37,500 - 1
Cambridge -1 5 £37,500 - 1
East of England -5 5 £37,500 - 1
Maidstone - 4 £41,000 -
Kent - 4 £41,000 -
Berkshire +9 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Derbyshire - 3 £30,000 -
Reading - 3 £32,500 - 1
Derby - 3 £30,000 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Cobham - 1 £31,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £37,500 -

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 95 (68.84%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (60.87%) QA
3 74 (53.62%) Selenium
4 64 (46.38%) ISEB
5 63 (45.65%) SQL
6 59 (42.75%) C#
7 56 (40.58%) Automated Testing
7 56 (40.58%) Degree
7 56 (40.58%) Test Automation
8 51 (36.96%) Regression Testing
9 49 (35.51%) .NET
9 49 (35.51%) Test Strategy
10 47 (34.06%) SQL Server
11 46 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
12 43 (31.16%) ISTQB
13 42 (30.43%) Software Testing
14 39 (28.26%) Java
15 37 (26.81%) Mathematics
16 36 (26.09%) OO
17 32 (23.19%) Finance
18 31 (22.46%) QuickTest Pro
18 31 (22.46%) Microsoft
19 27 (19.57%) VB
19 27 (19.57%) Ranorex
20 26 (18.84%) Automation Testing
21 25 (18.12%) Test Scripting
22 22 (15.94%) WebDriver
23 21 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
23 21 (15.22%) Computer Science
24 20 (14.49%) Continuous Integration

TestComplete
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 5 (3.62%) WebLogic
1 5 (3.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (34.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.97%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.52%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 74 (53.62%) Selenium
2 31 (22.46%) QuickTest Pro
3 27 (19.57%) Ranorex
4 22 (15.94%) WebDriver
5 19 (13.77%) NUnit
6 17 (12.32%) Visual Studio
6 17 (12.32%) Subversion
7 12 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (6.52%) MSBuild
8 9 (6.52%) WinRunner
8 9 (6.52%) Bugzilla
8 9 (6.52%) SilkTest
8 9 (6.52%) CruiseControl
9 8 (5.80%) ClearCase
9 8 (5.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 8 (5.80%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (5.07%) Jenkins
10 7 (5.07%) JUnit
11 6 (4.35%) Maven
11 6 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 32 (23.19%) Finance
2 9 (6.52%) Front Office
3 7 (5.07%) Back Office
4 2 (1.45%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (50.00%) Analyst
2 42 (30.43%) Tester
3 41 (29.71%) QA Analyst
4 39 (28.26%) Test Analyst
5 33 (23.91%) Developer
6 20 (14.49%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (13.77%) Software Tester
8 18 (13.04%) QA Engineer
9 17 (12.32%) Automation Analyst
9 17 (12.32%) Software Developer
9 17 (12.32%) Senior QA Analyst
10 14 (10.14%) Automation Tester
11 13 (9.42%) Automation Test Analyst
11 13 (9.42%) Test Engineer
12 12 (8.70%) Software Test Analyst
12 12 (8.70%) QA Automation Engineer
12 12 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
13 10 (7.25%) Graduate
14 9 (6.52%) Consultant
14 9 (6.52%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (35.51%) .NET
2 18 (13.04%) .NET Framework
3 13 (9.42%) Web Services
4 9 (6.52%) .NET Compact Framework
4 9 (6.52%) ActiveX
4 9 (6.52%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.80%) ODBC
6 5 (3.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (26.81%) Mathematics
3 21 (15.22%) Computer Science
4 14 (10.14%) Client/Server
5 9 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.35%) Open Source
7 4 (2.90%) NHS
8 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.45%) Derivative
9 2 (1.45%) Equities
10 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.59%) Windows
2 5 (3.62%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.90%) UNIX
3 4 (2.90%) Linux
3 4 (2.90%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (68.84%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.58%) Automated Testing
2 56 (40.58%) Test Automation
3 51 (36.96%) Regression Testing
4 49 (35.51%) Test Strategy
5 42 (30.43%) Software Testing
6 36 (26.09%) OO
7 26 (18.84%) Automation Testing
8 25 (18.12%) Test Scripting
9 21 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (13.04%) Scrum
11 18 (13.04%) Manual Testing
12 17 (12.32%) TDD
13 16 (11.59%) Asset Management
14 13 (9.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (8.70%) Quality Management
16 11 (7.97%) Performance Testing
16 11 (7.97%) User Stories
17 10 (7.25%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 63 (45.65%) SQL
2 59 (42.75%) C#
3 39 (28.26%) Java
4 27 (19.57%) VB
5 20 (14.49%) VBScript
5 20 (14.49%) C++
6 18 (13.04%) Delphi
7 16 (11.59%) JavaScript
8 10 (7.25%) Perl
9 9 (6.52%) T-SQL
9 9 (6.52%) VB.NET
9 9 (6.52%) VB6
10 8 (5.80%) Python
11 4 (2.90%) Ruby
11 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.45%) PHP
13 1 (0.72%) Groovy
13 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (46.38%) ISEB
2 56 (40.58%) Degree
3 43 (31.16%) ISTQB
4 14 (10.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (60.87%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (12.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (22.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.97%) HP
2 11 (7.97%) VMware
3 7 (5.07%) SunGard
4 5 (3.62%) JBoss
5 4 (2.90%) Oracle
6 2 (1.45%) Orchard
7 1 (0.72%) IBM
7 1 (0.72%) Empirix
7 1 (0.72%) Compuware
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum GBP 25 - 30K +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-40k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago