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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 831 817 790
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 72 47 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.043% 0.078%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 0.28% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68 42 84
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.75%

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
18611 16606 17190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.13% 15.22% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15454 14163 14875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 20 August 2014 within the UK.

TestComplete Salary Histogram in the UK

TestComplete
Top 30 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 20 August 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
England +8 69 £41,000 -18.00% 13
South East +7 32 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Surrey +3 20 £50,000 -
London -7 20 £46,250 -22.91% 4
East Midlands -5 13 £31,000 - 2
Reigate -8 13 £50,000 +11.11%
Derbyshire - 9 £30,000 - 2
Derby - 7 £30,000 -
Reading +3 5 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Berkshire -8 5 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Sidcup - 5 £41,875 -
Nottinghamshire +6 4 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £21,500 -
Guildford +16 3 £46,250 +2.77%
East of England -2 3 £37,500 +5.63% 2
Cambridge -3 3 £37,500 +5.63% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 3 £37,500 +5.63% 2
Nottingham -6 3 £35,000 -
Cobham - 3 £31,500 -
South West -9 2 £32,500 -12.16% 2
Kent - 2 £41,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £29,000 -
North West - 2 £29,000 - 1
Liverpool - 2 £29,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £41,000 -
Bristol - 2 £32,500 -
Hampshire -5 1 £37,500 -16.66%
City of London -10 1 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Chertsey -16 1 £45,000 -
Croydon - 1 £47,500 -

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 108 (72.48%) QA
2 95 (63.76%) Selenium
3 75 (50.34%) SQL
4 74 (49.66%) Test Automation
5 73 (48.99%) ISEB
6 66 (44.30%) Automated Testing
7 60 (40.27%) Degree
8 59 (39.60%) C#
9 56 (37.58%) Test Strategy
10 55 (36.91%) .NET
11 54 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
12 53 (35.57%) Regression Testing
13 52 (34.90%) SQL Server
14 45 (30.20%) Finance
14 45 (30.20%) ISTQB
15 42 (28.19%) Software Testing
16 40 (26.85%) Java
17 39 (26.17%) QuickTest Pro
18 38 (25.50%) Microsoft
19 37 (24.83%) Mathematics
20 33 (22.15%) Automation Testing
21 31 (20.81%) NUnit
22 30 (20.13%) User Acceptance Testing
23 29 (19.46%) Test Scripting
23 29 (19.46%) Scrum
23 29 (19.46%) OO
24 27 (18.12%) VB
24 27 (18.12%) Computer Science
24 27 (18.12%) Ranorex
25 26 (17.45%) JavaScript

TestComplete
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (3.36%) WebLogic
1 5 (3.36%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.34%) FileNet
3 1 (0.67%) CMS
3 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) Firewall
2 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (34.90%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.74%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.34%) DataStage
5 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.34%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 95 (63.76%) Selenium
2 39 (26.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 31 (20.81%) NUnit
4 27 (18.12%) Ranorex
5 25 (16.78%) WebDriver
6 17 (11.41%) Visual Studio
7 15 (10.07%) Bugzilla
8 14 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (8.72%) WinRunner
9 13 (8.72%) Karma Test Runner
10 12 (8.05%) Subversion
11 10 (6.71%) SilkTest
12 9 (6.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 9 (6.04%) ClearCase
13 7 (4.70%) JUnit
13 7 (4.70%) SoapUI
13 7 (4.70%) Jenkins
14 6 (4.03%) Jasmine
14 6 (4.03%) Maven
15 4 (2.68%) JMeter
General
1 45 (30.20%) Finance
2 10 (6.71%) Front Office
3 8 (5.37%) Back Office
4 3 (2.01%) Banking
4 3 (2.01%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.34%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 89 (59.73%) Analyst
2 56 (37.58%) QA Analyst
3 54 (36.24%) Test Analyst
4 47 (31.54%) Tester
5 24 (16.11%) Developer
6 23 (15.44%) QA Engineer
7 22 (14.77%) Automation Analyst
8 21 (14.09%) Senior Analyst
8 21 (14.09%) Test Engineer
9 18 (12.08%) Senior QA Analyst
9 18 (12.08%) Automation Test Analyst
10 17 (11.41%) Automation Engineer
11 16 (10.74%) QA Automation Engineer
11 16 (10.74%) Automation Tester
12 13 (8.72%) .NET Consultant
12 13 (8.72%) Consultant
12 13 (8.72%) Test Consultant
13 12 (8.05%) Junior
13 12 (8.05%) Software Developer
13 12 (8.05%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (36.91%) .NET
2 19 (12.75%) Web Services
3 16 (10.74%) .NET Framework
4 9 (6.04%) ODBC
5 5 (3.36%) J2EE
6 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.01%) HTML
7 3 (2.01%) .NET Compact Framework
7 3 (2.01%) ActiveX
8 2 (1.34%) Apache Flex
8 2 (1.34%) HTML5
9 1 (0.67%) WPF
9 1 (0.67%) RESTful
9 1 (0.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.83%) Mathematics
2 27 (18.12%) Computer Science
3 20 (13.42%) Client/Server
4 8 (5.37%) NHS
4 8 (5.37%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.03%) Open Source
6 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.34%) Replication
7 2 (1.34%) Equities
7 2 (1.34%) Derivative
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.38%) Windows
2 6 (4.03%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.36%) Mac OS
4 4 (2.68%) UNIX
4 4 (2.68%) Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (49.66%) Test Automation
2 66 (44.30%) Automated Testing
3 56 (37.58%) Test Strategy
4 54 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (35.57%) Regression Testing
6 42 (28.19%) Software Testing
7 33 (22.15%) Automation Testing
8 30 (20.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 29 (19.46%) Scrum
9 29 (19.46%) OO
9 29 (19.46%) Test Scripting
10 22 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (14.77%) Asset Management
11 19 (12.75%) TDD
12 17 (11.41%) Quality Management
12 17 (11.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (10.74%) User Stories
13 16 (10.74%) Performance Testing
14 15 (10.07%) Unit Testing
14 15 (10.07%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 75 (50.34%) SQL
2 59 (39.60%) C#
3 40 (26.85%) Java
4 27 (18.12%) VB
5 26 (17.45%) JavaScript
6 25 (16.78%) VBScript
7 14 (9.40%) Perl
7 14 (9.40%) C++
8 13 (8.72%) Delphi
9 11 (7.38%) Python
10 5 (3.36%) Ruby
10 5 (3.36%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.68%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.01%) PHP
12 3 (2.01%) VB6
13 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.67%) C
13 1 (0.67%) Groovy
13 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (48.99%) ISEB
2 60 (40.27%) Degree
3 45 (30.20%) ISTQB
4 13 (8.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.01%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.34%) PMP
6 2 (1.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (72.48%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (16.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (25.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.41%) HP
3 14 (9.40%) VMware
4 8 (5.37%) SunGard
5 7 (4.70%) Oracle
6 5 (3.36%) JBoss
7 3 (2.01%) IBM
8 2 (1.34%) Sybase
9 1 (0.67%) Empirix
9 1 (0.67%) Compuware
9 1 (0.67%) Orchard
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