The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 833 827 801
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -26
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 71 48 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.044% 0.076%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% 0.29% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 67 42 88
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18986 16315 16866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.33% 14.99% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15995 13920 14630
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,618 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,600 £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 23 July 2014 within the UK.

TestComplete Salary Histogram in the UK

TestComplete
Top 27 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 23 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
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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 -13 71 £45,000 - 5
South East +8 34 £47,500 - 1
Surrey +13 24 £47,500 -5.00%
London -17 24 £45,000 -25.00% 3
East Midlands +7 15 £33,750 -
Reigate -10 13 £50,000 -
Derbyshire - 11 £30,000 -
Guildford +13 9 £47,500 +5.55%
Derby - 9 £30,000 -
City of London -8 6 £45,000 -25.00%
Croydon - 5 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire +9 4 £21,500 -42.66%
Berkshire +8 4 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Nottinghamshire +6 4 £35,000 -
Reading +4 4 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Sidcup - 4 £41,938 - 1
Nottingham -1 3 £35,000 -
Chertsey -16 3 £45,000 -
Cobham - 3 £31,500 -
South West -9 2 £32,500 -12.16%
Merseyside - 2 £29,000 -
North West - 2 £29,000 - 1
Bristol - 2 £32,500 -
Liverpool - 2 £29,000 -
Hampshire 0 1 £37,500 -16.66%
Kent - 1 £41,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £41,000 -

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 110 (76.39%) QA
2 97 (67.36%) Selenium
3 82 (56.94%) Test Automation
4 77 (53.47%) SQL
5 74 (51.39%) ISEB
6 68 (47.22%) Automated Testing
7 66 (45.83%) Degree
8 59 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (40.97%) .NET
9 58 (40.28%) C#
10 55 (38.19%) Finance
10 55 (38.19%) Test Strategy
11 51 (35.42%) SQL Server
12 43 (29.86%) ISTQB
13 41 (28.47%) Microsoft
14 39 (27.08%) QuickTest Pro
14 39 (27.08%) Regression Testing
14 39 (27.08%) Software Testing
15 38 (26.39%) NUnit
16 37 (25.69%) Java
16 37 (25.69%) Mathematics
17 31 (21.53%) User Acceptance Testing
17 31 (21.53%) Test Scripting
17 31 (21.53%) Automation Testing
18 30 (20.83%) JavaScript
18 30 (20.83%) VB
18 30 (20.83%) Scrum
19 29 (20.14%) VBScript
19 29 (20.14%) OO
20 28 (19.44%) WebDriver

TestComplete
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (3.47%) WebLogic
1 5 (3.47%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.78%) FileNet
2 4 (2.78%) CMS
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.47%) Internet
2 4 (2.78%) Firewall
2 4 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.19%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.78%) DataStage
4 4 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 97 (67.36%) Selenium
2 39 (27.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 38 (26.39%) NUnit
4 28 (19.44%) WebDriver
5 27 (18.75%) Ranorex
6 18 (12.50%) Bugzilla
6 18 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 17 (11.81%) WinRunner
8 14 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (9.72%) Karma Test Runner
9 12 (8.33%) Subversion
10 9 (6.25%) SilkTest
10 9 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (6.25%) ClearCase
11 7 (4.86%) JUnit
11 7 (4.86%) Jenkins
11 7 (4.86%) SoapUI
12 6 (4.17%) Jasmine
12 6 (4.17%) Eclipse
12 6 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 55 (38.19%) Finance
2 8 (5.56%) Front Office
2 8 (5.56%) Back Office
3 5 (3.47%) Banking
3 5 (3.47%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 97 (67.36%) Analyst
2 63 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 60 (41.67%) QA Analyst
4 45 (31.25%) Tester
5 26 (18.06%) QA Engineer
5 26 (18.06%) Automation Analyst
6 24 (16.67%) Test Engineer
7 22 (15.28%) Automation Test Analyst
8 21 (14.58%) Automation Engineer
9 20 (13.89%) QA Automation Engineer
9 20 (13.89%) Developer
10 18 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
10 18 (12.50%) Automation Tester
11 17 (11.81%) .NET Consultant
11 17 (11.81%) Consultant
11 17 (11.81%) Test Consultant
12 15 (10.42%) Senior QA Analyst
13 12 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
14 11 (7.64%) QA Tester
14 11 (7.64%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (40.97%) .NET
2 23 (15.97%) Web Services
3 20 (13.89%) .NET Framework
4 9 (6.25%) ODBC
5 8 (5.56%) HTML
6 7 (4.86%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.47%) J2EE
8 4 (2.78%) Apache Flex
8 4 (2.78%) HTML5
8 4 (2.78%) Ajax
9 3 (2.08%) .NET Compact Framework
9 3 (2.08%) ActiveX
10 1 (0.69%) WPF
10 1 (0.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.69%) Mathematics
2 25 (17.36%) Computer Science
3 24 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 8 (5.56%) NHS
4 8 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.86%) Open Source
6 4 (2.78%) Replication
7 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.94%) Windows
2 6 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.47%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.39%) UNIX
4 2 (1.39%) Linux
5 1 (0.69%) SUSE
5 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (56.94%) Test Automation
2 68 (47.22%) Automated Testing
3 59 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (38.19%) Test Strategy
5 39 (27.08%) Software Testing
5 39 (27.08%) Regression Testing
6 31 (21.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 31 (21.53%) Test Scripting
6 31 (21.53%) Automation Testing
7 30 (20.83%) Scrum
8 29 (20.14%) OO
9 25 (17.36%) Asset Management
10 22 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (13.19%) Performance Testing
12 18 (12.50%) Unit Testing
12 18 (12.50%) Code Coverage
12 18 (12.50%) Quality Management
12 18 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
12 18 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 77 (53.47%) SQL
2 58 (40.28%) C#
3 37 (25.69%) Java
4 30 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 30 (20.83%) VB
5 29 (20.14%) VBScript
6 13 (9.03%) Perl
7 10 (6.94%) Python
8 9 (6.25%) Delphi
9 8 (5.56%) C++
10 4 (2.78%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.78%) Ruby
10 4 (2.78%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.08%) VB6
11 3 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.08%) PHP
12 1 (0.69%) Groovy
12 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (51.39%) ISEB
2 66 (45.83%) Degree
3 43 (29.86%) ISTQB
4 16 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.78%) PMP
5 4 (2.78%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (76.39%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (28.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.89%) HP
3 14 (9.72%) VMware
4 9 (6.25%) Oracle
5 8 (5.56%) SunGard
6 5 (3.47%) JBoss
6 5 (3.47%) IBM
7 4 (2.78%) Sybase
8 1 (0.69%) Empirix
8 1 (0.69%) Compuware
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