The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for TestComplete skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TestComplete over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SmartBear Software TestComplete
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 229 -
Rank change year-on-year -39 -  
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.044% 0.090% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25%  

TestComplete is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1455 1056 1229
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.54% 19.06% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1211 930 1047
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing TestComplete as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for TestComplete in the North West

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Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TestComplete in the North West.

Salary trend for TestComplete in the North West

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Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TestComplete within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 3 £37,500 -31.81%
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England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing TestComplete also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for TestComplete.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Calabash
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDET
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Calabash
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) VB
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB