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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software TestComplete
Rank 843 831 806
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -25
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 53 40 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.037% 0.071%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 0.25% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 66
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
17882 16292 16352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.67% 15.21% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14847 13858 14160
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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 23 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 23 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
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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 -8 46 £41,000 -8.88% 4
South East -25 15 £50,000 +11.11% 1
London -12 12 £47,375 -21.04%
Surrey -16 11 £50,000 +11.11%
Reigate -22 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 -
Berkshire +7 1 £37,000 -10.30% 1
Reading -5 1 £37,000 -12.94% 1

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 79 (63.71%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (54.03%) QA
3 65 (52.42%) Selenium
4 57 (45.97%) C#
5 53 (42.74%) ISEB
6 50 (40.32%) SQL
6 50 (40.32%) Automated Testing
7 45 (36.29%) Test Strategy
8 44 (35.48%) Degree
8 44 (35.48%) Software Testing
9 42 (33.87%) SQL Server
10 40 (32.26%) .NET
10 40 (32.26%) Test Automation
11 39 (31.45%) ISTQB
11 39 (31.45%) Regression Testing
12 38 (30.65%) Java
12 38 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
13 34 (27.42%) OO
14 30 (24.19%) Mathematics
15 25 (20.16%) VB
16 24 (19.35%) Ranorex
17 22 (17.74%) C++
17 22 (17.74%) Microsoft
17 22 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (16.13%) Delphi
19 19 (15.32%) QuickTest Pro
19 19 (15.32%) Automation Testing
20 18 (14.52%) Manual Testing
20 18 (14.52%) WebDriver
20 18 (14.52%) Visual Studio

TestComplete
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (4.03%) WebSphere
1 5 (4.03%) WebLogic
1 5 (4.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.26%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (5.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 65 (52.42%) Selenium
2 24 (19.35%) Ranorex
3 19 (15.32%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (14.52%) WebDriver
4 18 (14.52%) Visual Studio
5 13 (10.48%) NUnit
6 12 (9.68%) Subversion
7 9 (7.26%) CruiseControl
7 9 (7.26%) MSBuild
8 7 (5.65%) JUnit
8 7 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (5.65%) Jenkins
8 7 (5.65%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (5.65%) eggPlant
9 6 (4.84%) Maven
10 5 (4.03%) Bugzilla
10 5 (4.03%) WinRunner
10 5 (4.03%) SoapUI
11 4 (3.23%) Jasmine
11 4 (3.23%) SilkTest
General
1 18 (14.52%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Front Office
3 2 (1.61%) Back Office
3 2 (1.61%) 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 (42.74%) Analyst
2 39 (31.45%) Tester
3 34 (27.42%) Test Analyst
4 33 (26.61%) Developer
5 25 (20.16%) QA Analyst
6 23 (18.55%) Software Tester
7 19 (15.32%) Software Developer
8 14 (11.29%) QA Engineer
9 13 (10.48%) Software Test Analyst
9 13 (10.48%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (9.68%) Automation Tester
11 11 (8.87%) Automation Analyst
12 10 (8.06%) Senior QA Analyst
13 9 (7.26%) VB6 Developer
13 9 (7.26%) Automation Test Analyst
13 9 (7.26%) .NET Developer
13 9 (7.26%) VB.NET Developer
13 9 (7.26%) VB Developer
13 9 (7.26%) Graduate
14 8 (6.45%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (32.26%) .NET
2 14 (11.29%) .NET Framework
3 9 (7.26%) ActiveX
3 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET
3 9 (7.26%) Web Services
3 9 (7.26%) .NET Compact Framework
4 5 (4.03%) J2EE
5 3 (2.42%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (24.19%) Mathematics
3 14 (11.29%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.26%) Client/Server
4 9 (7.26%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.84%) Open Source
6 4 (3.23%) NHS
7 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.61%) Equities
8 2 (1.61%) Derivative
9 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.81%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.90%) Windows
2 5 (4.03%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.23%) Mac OS
3 4 (3.23%) Linux
3 4 (3.23%) UNIX
4 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (63.71%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (40.32%) Automated Testing
3 45 (36.29%) Test Strategy
4 44 (35.48%) Software Testing
5 40 (32.26%) Test Automation
6 39 (31.45%) Regression Testing
7 34 (27.42%) OO
8 22 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (15.32%) Automation Testing
10 18 (14.52%) Manual Testing
11 17 (13.71%) TDD
11 17 (13.71%) Test Scripting
11 17 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (12.90%) Scrum
13 12 (9.68%) Quality Management
14 10 (8.06%) BDD
15 9 (7.26%) OOP
16 8 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (6.45%) Load Testing
17 7 (5.65%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (45.97%) C#
2 50 (40.32%) SQL
3 38 (30.65%) Java
4 25 (20.16%) VB
5 22 (17.74%) C++
6 20 (16.13%) Delphi
7 17 (13.71%) VBScript
8 14 (11.29%) JavaScript
9 9 (7.26%) VB6
9 9 (7.26%) T-SQL
9 9 (7.26%) VB.NET
10 8 (6.45%) Perl
11 6 (4.84%) Python
12 3 (2.42%) Ruby
12 3 (2.42%) 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 (42.74%) ISEB
2 44 (35.48%) Degree
3 39 (31.45%) ISTQB
4 13 (10.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (54.03%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.65%) VMware
3 6 (4.84%) HP
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle
5 2 (1.61%) SunGard
5 2 (1.61%) Orchard
6 1 (0.81%) Empirix
6 1 (0.81%) IBM
6 1 (0.81%) Compuware
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