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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 836 835 813
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 66 41 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.038% 0.076%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.25% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 63 39 76
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £47,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +40.74%

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
18414 16196 16856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.09% 15.18% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15174 13782 14539
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

TestComplete Salary Histogram in the UK

TestComplete
Top 26 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 19 September 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 +2 62 £40,000 -20.00% 5
South East -9 25 £50,000 -
London -28 17 £42,000 -30.00%
Surrey +5 16 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 15 £35,000 -
Reigate -16 13 £50,000 +14.28%
Nottinghamshire - 8 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 7 £35,000 -
Derbyshire - 7 £30,000 -
Sidcup - 6 £41,500 -
Derby - 6 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £37,500 +5.63% 1
Cambridge -8 4 £37,500 +5.63% 1
East of England -23 4 £37,500 +5.63% 1
Berkshire +5 3 £32,500 -18.75%
West Midlands -9 3 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Reading - 3 £32,500 -
Kent - 3 £41,000 -
Coventry - 3 £27,500 - 1
Maidstone - 3 £41,000 -
Cobham - 2 £31,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £21,500 -
Guildford +11 1 - -
Hampshire -7 1 £37,500 -16.66%
Bristol - 1 £37,500 -
South West - 1 £37,500 - 3

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 95 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (63.70%) QA
3 74 (54.81%) Selenium
4 63 (46.67%) ISEB
4 63 (46.67%) SQL
5 59 (43.70%) Test Automation
6 57 (42.22%) Degree
7 56 (41.48%) C#
8 55 (40.74%) Automated Testing
9 52 (38.52%) Regression Testing
10 50 (37.04%) Test Strategy
11 49 (36.30%) .NET
12 47 (34.81%) Analytical Skills
13 45 (33.33%) SQL Server
14 43 (31.85%) Software Testing
15 40 (29.63%) Java
15 40 (29.63%) ISTQB
16 38 (28.15%) Mathematics
17 34 (25.19%) QuickTest Pro
17 34 (25.19%) OO
17 34 (25.19%) Finance
18 32 (23.70%) Microsoft
19 28 (20.74%) Ranorex
20 27 (20.00%) Automation Testing
21 26 (19.26%) Test Scripting
22 25 (18.52%) VB
23 23 (17.04%) Computer Science
24 22 (16.30%) WebDriver
25 20 (14.81%) NUnit
25 20 (14.81%) VBScript

TestComplete
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 5 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.19%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 74 (54.81%) Selenium
2 34 (25.19%) QuickTest Pro
3 28 (20.74%) Ranorex
4 22 (16.30%) WebDriver
5 20 (14.81%) NUnit
6 16 (11.85%) Subversion
7 15 (11.11%) Visual Studio
8 13 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (7.41%) SilkTest
9 10 (7.41%) Bugzilla
10 9 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (6.67%) ClearCase
10 9 (6.67%) WinRunner
11 8 (5.93%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (5.19%) SoapUI
12 7 (5.19%) MSBuild
12 7 (5.19%) Jenkins
12 7 (5.19%) JUnit
12 7 (5.19%) CruiseControl
13 6 (4.44%) Maven
General
1 34 (25.19%) Finance
2 10 (7.41%) Front Office
3 8 (5.93%) Back Office
4 2 (1.48%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (51.85%) Analyst
2 43 (31.85%) QA Analyst
3 41 (30.37%) Tester
4 39 (28.89%) Test Analyst
5 32 (23.70%) Developer
6 21 (15.56%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (13.33%) Senior QA Analyst
8 17 (12.59%) QA Engineer
8 17 (12.59%) Software Developer
8 17 (12.59%) Automation Analyst
9 16 (11.85%) Software Tester
10 14 (10.37%) Test Engineer
11 13 (9.63%) Automation Test Analyst
11 13 (9.63%) Automation Engineer
11 13 (9.63%) Automation Tester
12 12 (8.89%) QA Automation Engineer
13 11 (8.15%) Software Test Analyst
14 10 (7.41%) Graduate
15 9 (6.67%) Junior
15 9 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (36.30%) .NET
2 16 (11.85%) .NET Framework
3 13 (9.63%) Web Services
4 9 (6.67%) ODBC
5 7 (5.19%) ActiveX
5 7 (5.19%) .NET Compact Framework
5 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (34.81%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (28.15%) Mathematics
3 23 (17.04%) Computer Science
4 15 (11.11%) Client/Server
5 7 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.44%) Open Source
7 4 (2.96%) NHS
8 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.48%) Equities
9 2 (1.48%) Derivative
10 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.37%) Windows
2 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.96%) UNIX
3 4 (2.96%) Mac OS
3 4 (2.96%) Linux
4 2 (1.48%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (43.70%) Test Automation
3 55 (40.74%) Automated Testing
4 52 (38.52%) Regression Testing
5 50 (37.04%) Test Strategy
6 43 (31.85%) Software Testing
7 34 (25.19%) OO
8 27 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 26 (19.26%) Test Scripting
10 20 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (14.07%) Scrum
12 18 (13.33%) Manual Testing
12 18 (13.33%) Asset Management
13 16 (11.85%) TDD
14 14 (10.37%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (8.89%) User Stories
15 12 (8.89%) Quality Management
15 12 (8.89%) Performance Testing
16 11 (8.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (46.67%) SQL
2 56 (41.48%) C#
3 40 (29.63%) Java
4 25 (18.52%) VB
5 20 (14.81%) VBScript
6 19 (14.07%) C++
7 18 (13.33%) Delphi
8 16 (11.85%) JavaScript
9 12 (8.89%) Perl
10 10 (7.41%) Python
11 7 (5.19%) VB6
11 7 (5.19%) VB.NET
11 7 (5.19%) T-SQL
12 5 (3.70%) Ruby
13 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.22%) PHP
15 1 (0.74%) Groovy
15 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.74%) C
15 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 63 (46.67%) ISEB
2 57 (42.22%) Degree
3 40 (29.63%) ISTQB
4 13 (9.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (63.70%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (14.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (23.70%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.63%) HP
3 12 (8.89%) VMware
4 8 (5.93%) SunGard
5 5 (3.70%) JBoss
6 4 (2.96%) Oracle
7 2 (1.48%) Orchard
8 1 (0.74%) Empirix
8 1 (0.74%) IBM
8 1 (0.74%) Compuware
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