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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 857 825 830
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +5
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 23 54 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.050% 0.056%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 23 50 57
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 £27,950 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +38.46%

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
17600 16623 17221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.93% 15.42% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14890 13822 15154
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

TestComplete Salary Histogram in the UK

TestComplete
Top 29 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 24 December 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 -32 21 £38,750 -13.88% 3
South East -32 8 £45,000 -
Berkshire +7 5 £45,000 +20.00%
Windsor - 5 £45,000 -
London -29 4 £41,375 -8.05% 1
Cambridge - 3 £37,500 -
Sidcup - 3 £41,750 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £37,500 -
East of England - 3 £37,500 -
East Midlands +20 2 £34,250 +5.38% 1
Surrey -23 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire - 2 £32,000 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £28,750 -
Coventry - 2 £28,750 -
Reigate - 2 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire +14 1 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Nottingham +13 1 £35,000 +7.69% 1
City of London +2 1 £29,000 -35.55% 1
Kent -7 1 £41,000 -13.68%
Cheshire - 1 £34,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £33,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £32,500 - 1
Maidstone - 1 £41,000 -
Crewe - 1 £34,000 -
Derby - 1 £33,500 -
Leeds - 1 £31,500 -
North West - 1 £34,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £31,500 -

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 52 (59.77%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (50.57%) Selenium
3 42 (48.28%) C#
4 35 (40.23%) ISEB
4 35 (40.23%) QA
5 31 (35.63%) Software Testing
6 28 (32.18%) Java
6 28 (32.18%) .NET
6 28 (32.18%) Automated Testing
6 28 (32.18%) Test Strategy
7 27 (31.03%) SQL
7 27 (31.03%) ISTQB
8 26 (29.89%) SQL Server
8 26 (29.89%) Degree
9 25 (28.74%) Regression Testing
10 24 (27.59%) OO
11 22 (25.29%) VB
12 21 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (22.99%) Test Automation
14 19 (21.84%) C++
15 16 (18.39%) Mathematics
16 15 (17.24%) Delphi
16 15 (17.24%) Visual Studio
16 15 (17.24%) Windows
16 15 (17.24%) Scrum
16 15 (17.24%) Ranorex
17 14 (16.09%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (14.94%) TDD
18 13 (14.94%) Test Scripting

TestComplete
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.15%) JBoss
1 1 (1.15%) CMS
1 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.49%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) Firewall
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (50.57%) Selenium
2 15 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 15 (17.24%) Ranorex
3 9 (10.34%) MSBuild
3 9 (10.34%) CruiseControl
3 9 (10.34%) Subversion
4 8 (9.20%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (9.20%) NUnit
5 6 (6.90%) eggPlant
6 4 (4.60%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.60%) Moq
7 3 (3.45%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.30%) Maven
8 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.30%) WatiN
8 2 (2.30%) JUnit
8 2 (2.30%) JMeter
8 2 (2.30%) JIRA
General
1 6 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Multimedia
2 2 (2.30%) Front Office
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (32.18%) Tester
2 25 (28.74%) Developer
2 25 (28.74%) Analyst
3 18 (20.69%) Software Tester
4 16 (18.39%) Test Analyst
5 15 (17.24%) Software Developer
6 9 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 9 (10.34%) VB.NET Developer
6 9 (10.34%) VB Developer
6 9 (10.34%) QA Analyst
6 9 (10.34%) VB6 Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Automation Tester
7 8 (9.20%) Software Test Analyst
8 7 (8.05%) QA Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Lead Tester
10 5 (5.75%) Quality Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Tester
11 4 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) Senior QA Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.18%) .NET
2 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 10 (11.49%) .NET Framework
4 9 (10.34%) .NET Compact Framework
4 9 (10.34%) ActiveX
5 2 (2.30%) Ajax
5 2 (2.30%) Web Services
5 2 (2.30%) HTML
6 1 (1.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (18.39%) Mathematics
3 9 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.75%) Open Source
6 3 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.30%) Equities
7 2 (2.30%) Derivative
7 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.15%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (4.60%) UNIX
3 3 (3.45%) Linux
4 2 (2.30%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.30%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.77%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.63%) Software Testing
3 28 (32.18%) Automated Testing
3 28 (32.18%) Test Strategy
4 25 (28.74%) Regression Testing
5 24 (27.59%) OO
6 20 (22.99%) Test Automation
7 15 (17.24%) Scrum
8 14 (16.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (14.94%) Test Scripting
9 13 (14.94%) TDD
10 11 (12.64%) Manual Testing
11 9 (10.34%) BDD
11 9 (10.34%) OOP
12 8 (9.20%) Automation Testing
13 6 (6.90%) Quality Management
14 5 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
15 4 (4.60%) Time Management
15 4 (4.60%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (48.28%) C#
2 28 (32.18%) Java
3 27 (31.03%) SQL
4 22 (25.29%) VB
5 19 (21.84%) C++
6 15 (17.24%) Delphi
7 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
8 10 (11.49%) VBScript
9 9 (10.34%) VB.NET
9 9 (10.34%) VB6
9 9 (10.34%) T-SQL
10 8 (9.20%) Perl
11 5 (5.75%) Python
12 3 (3.45%) Ruby
13 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.30%) PHP
14 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (40.23%) ISEB
2 27 (31.03%) ISTQB
3 26 (29.89%) Degree
4 12 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (40.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.60%) VMware
3 2 (2.30%) Orchard
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) IBM
3 2 (2.30%) Compuware
3 2 (2.30%) HP
3 2 (2.30%) Empirix
Nottingham
Ascent People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
XLN Telecom
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago