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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 838 858 808
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -50
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 52 43 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.040% 0.073%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 0.26% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 50 42 69
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

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
17610 16514 16526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.64% 15.21% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14620 14052 14299
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 22 October 2014 within the UK.

TestComplete Salary Histogram in the UK

TestComplete
Top 20 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 22 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
(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 +19 46 £41,000 -13.68% 3
South East -25 15 £50,000 +11.11%
London +9 12 £47,375 -21.04%
Surrey -10 11 £50,000 +5.26%
Reigate -17 11 £50,000 +17.64%
East Midlands - 9 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £37,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 7 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 7 £35,000 -
Cambridge - 7 £37,500 - 1
East of England - 7 £37,500 - 1
Coventry - 6 £27,500 -
West Midlands - 6 £27,500 -
Sidcup - 5 £41,000 -
Maidstone - 3 £41,000 -
Kent - 3 £41,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £33,750 -
Derby - 2 £33,750 -
Reading -1 1 £37,000 -12.94%
Berkshire -8 1 £37,000 -10.30%

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 78 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (54.47%) QA
3 65 (52.85%) Selenium
4 57 (46.34%) C#
5 53 (43.09%) ISEB
6 49 (39.84%) SQL
6 49 (39.84%) Automated Testing
7 44 (35.77%) Degree
7 44 (35.77%) Software Testing
7 44 (35.77%) Test Strategy
8 42 (34.15%) SQL Server
9 40 (32.52%) Test Automation
10 39 (31.71%) .NET
10 39 (31.71%) ISTQB
10 39 (31.71%) Regression Testing
11 38 (30.89%) Java
11 38 (30.89%) Analytical Skills
12 34 (27.64%) OO
13 30 (24.39%) Mathematics
14 25 (20.33%) VB
15 24 (19.51%) Ranorex
16 22 (17.89%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (17.89%) C++
16 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
17 20 (16.26%) Delphi
18 19 (15.45%) QuickTest Pro
18 19 (15.45%) Automation Testing
19 18 (14.63%) WebDriver
19 18 (14.63%) Visual Studio
19 18 (14.63%) Finance

TestComplete
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (4.07%) WebSphere
1 5 (4.07%) WebLogic
1 5 (4.07%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.32%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (5.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 65 (52.85%) Selenium
2 24 (19.51%) Ranorex
3 19 (15.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (14.63%) WebDriver
4 18 (14.63%) Visual Studio
5 13 (10.57%) NUnit
6 12 (9.76%) Subversion
7 9 (7.32%) CruiseControl
7 9 (7.32%) MSBuild
8 7 (5.69%) JUnit
8 7 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (5.69%) Jenkins
8 7 (5.69%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (5.69%) eggPlant
9 6 (4.88%) Maven
10 5 (4.07%) Bugzilla
10 5 (4.07%) WinRunner
10 5 (4.07%) SoapUI
11 4 (3.25%) Jasmine
11 4 (3.25%) SilkTest
General
1 18 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (3.25%) Front Office
3 2 (1.63%) Back Office
3 2 (1.63%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (43.09%) Analyst
2 38 (30.89%) Tester
3 34 (27.64%) Test Analyst
4 33 (26.83%) Developer
5 25 (20.33%) QA Analyst
6 22 (17.89%) Software Tester
7 19 (15.45%) Software Developer
8 14 (11.38%) QA Engineer
9 13 (10.57%) Software Test Analyst
9 13 (10.57%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (9.76%) Automation Tester
11 11 (8.94%) Automation Analyst
12 10 (8.13%) Senior QA Analyst
13 9 (7.32%) VB6 Developer
13 9 (7.32%) Automation Test Analyst
13 9 (7.32%) .NET Developer
13 9 (7.32%) VB.NET Developer
13 9 (7.32%) VB Developer
13 9 (7.32%) Graduate
14 8 (6.50%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (31.71%) .NET
2 14 (11.38%) .NET Framework
3 9 (7.32%) ActiveX
3 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET
3 9 (7.32%) Web Services
3 9 (7.32%) .NET Compact Framework
4 5 (4.07%) J2EE
5 3 (2.44%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (30.89%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (24.39%) Mathematics
3 14 (11.38%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.32%) Client/Server
4 9 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.88%) Open Source
6 4 (3.25%) NHS
7 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.63%) Equities
8 2 (1.63%) Derivative
9 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.81%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.01%) Windows
2 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.25%) Mac OS
3 4 (3.25%) Linux
3 4 (3.25%) UNIX
4 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (39.84%) Automated Testing
3 44 (35.77%) Software Testing
3 44 (35.77%) Test Strategy
4 40 (32.52%) Test Automation
5 39 (31.71%) Regression Testing
6 34 (27.64%) OO
7 22 (17.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (15.45%) Automation Testing
9 17 (13.82%) TDD
9 17 (13.82%) Test Scripting
9 17 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (13.82%) Manual Testing
10 16 (13.01%) Scrum
11 12 (9.76%) Quality Management
12 10 (8.13%) BDD
13 9 (7.32%) OOP
14 8 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (6.50%) Load Testing
15 7 (5.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (46.34%) C#
2 49 (39.84%) SQL
3 38 (30.89%) Java
4 25 (20.33%) VB
5 22 (17.89%) C++
6 20 (16.26%) Delphi
7 16 (13.01%) VBScript
8 14 (11.38%) JavaScript
9 9 (7.32%) VB6
9 9 (7.32%) T-SQL
9 9 (7.32%) VB.NET
10 8 (6.50%) Perl
11 6 (4.88%) Python
12 3 (2.44%) Ruby
12 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.81%) C
13 1 (0.81%) PHP
13 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.81%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 53 (43.09%) ISEB
2 44 (35.77%) Degree
3 39 (31.71%) ISTQB
4 13 (10.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (54.47%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.69%) VMware
3 6 (4.88%) HP
4 4 (3.25%) Oracle
5 2 (1.63%) SunGard
5 2 (1.63%) Orchard
6 1 (0.81%) Empirix
6 1 (0.81%) IBM
6 1 (0.81%) Compuware
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