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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 908 912 876
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -36
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 27 25 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.023% 0.058%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.14% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 58
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,650 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%

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
18157 17267 16963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.93% 16.22% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15596 14649 13866
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016 within the UK.

TestComplete Salary Histogram in the UK

TestComplete
Top 22 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 11 February 2016. 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 +16 21 £30,000 -20.00% 8
South East +17 9 £27,500 -38.88%
South West - 5 £30,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £25,000 -
London +5 3 £55,000 +92.98% 2
Bristol - 3 £29,000 - 1
Oxford - 3 £25,000 -
City of London +52 2 £55,000 +92.98% 1
North West +27 2 £46,500 +51.21% 1
Kent +3 2 £30,000 -28.99%
Berkshire -14 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £38,500 - 1
Reading - 2 - -
Bath - 2 £38,500 - 1
Manchester +19 1 £46,500 +51.21% 1
Yorkshire +6 1 - - 1
West Midlands -14 1 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Hampshire - 1 £72,500 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 - -
York - 1 - - 1

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 62 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (57.78%) Selenium
3 51 (56.67%) QA
4 48 (53.33%) C#
5 39 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (42.22%) Windows
7 37 (41.11%) Test Automation
8 35 (38.89%) Scrum
9 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
10 26 (28.89%) Java
11 24 (26.67%) .NET
11 24 (26.67%) TDD
12 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
13 21 (23.33%) ISEB
14 20 (22.22%) SQL
14 20 (22.22%) WebDriver
14 20 (22.22%) Functional Testing
15 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (18.89%) Test Strategy
16 17 (18.89%) Manual Testing
16 17 (18.89%) HTML
16 17 (18.89%) ISTQB
16 17 (18.89%) Automated Testing
17 16 (17.78%) Finance
17 16 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (17.78%) BDD
17 16 (17.78%) Mobile App
18 15 (16.67%) Automation Testing
18 15 (16.67%) .NET Framework
18 15 (16.67%) Degree

TestComplete
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (6.67%) Apache
2 3 (3.33%) IIS
3 2 (2.22%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.11%) JBoss
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (6.67%) MySQL
5 4 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.22%) Big Data
7 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 52 (57.78%) Selenium
2 20 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 14 (15.56%) Subversion
4 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 12 (13.33%) JIRA
4 12 (13.33%) TeamCity
5 10 (11.11%) SpecFlow
6 9 (10.00%) HP UFT
6 9 (10.00%) ReSharper
7 8 (8.89%) JMeter
7 8 (8.89%) Ranorex
7 8 (8.89%) SoapUI
8 7 (7.78%) Visual Studio
9 6 (6.67%) Cucumber
9 6 (6.67%) WATIR
10 5 (5.56%) Jasmine
10 5 (5.56%) JUnit
11 4 (4.44%) CruiseControl
11 4 (4.44%) MSBuild
11 4 (4.44%) Rational Robot
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Automotive
3 3 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Games
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Analyst
2 23 (25.56%) Test Analyst
3 20 (22.22%) Developer
4 15 (16.67%) QA Engineer
5 14 (15.56%) Test Engineer
6 10 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 9 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 9 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
7 9 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 9 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (10.00%) Tester
8 7 (7.78%) QA Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Developer in Test
9 6 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Software Tester
9 6 (6.67%) Test Automation Developer
9 6 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.67%) .NET
2 17 (18.89%) HTML
3 15 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 14 (15.56%) ASP.NET
5 13 (14.44%) CSS
6 12 (13.33%) HTML5
6 12 (13.33%) WPF
7 10 (11.11%) Web Services
8 9 (10.00%) Entity Framework
8 9 (10.00%) jQuery
8 9 (10.00%) Kendo UI
8 9 (10.00%) LINQ
8 9 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
8 9 (10.00%) Silverlight
8 9 (10.00%) WCF
9 5 (5.56%) LAMP
10 4 (4.44%) ActiveX
11 3 (3.33%) REST
11 3 (3.33%) SOAP
11 3 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (17.78%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.22%) EPoS
5 2 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (42.22%) Windows
2 7 (7.78%) Linux
3 6 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.22%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (41.11%) Test Automation
4 35 (38.89%) Scrum
5 24 (26.67%) TDD
6 20 (22.22%) Functional Testing
7 17 (18.89%) Automated Testing
7 17 (18.89%) Manual Testing
7 17 (18.89%) Test Strategy
8 16 (17.78%) BDD
8 16 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 15 (16.67%) Regression Testing
10 14 (15.56%) Performance Testing
11 13 (14.44%) Software Engineering
12 12 (13.33%) Software Testing
13 11 (12.22%) Open Source
13 11 (12.22%) SDLC
14 10 (11.11%) MVC
14 10 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 48 (53.33%) C#
2 26 (28.89%) Java
3 22 (24.44%) JavaScript
4 20 (22.22%) SQL
5 11 (12.22%) Python
5 11 (12.22%) VB
6 10 (11.11%) PHP
7 8 (8.89%) Ruby
7 8 (8.89%) T-SQL
7 8 (8.89%) VB6
8 3 (3.33%) VBA
9 1 (1.11%) C
9 1 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (23.33%) ISEB
2 17 (18.89%) ISTQB
3 15 (16.67%) Degree
4 12 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (56.67%) QA
2 6 (6.67%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Telerik
2 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.89%) Oracle
4 5 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (2.22%) Capita
6 1 (1.11%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.11%) IBM
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per month
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago