Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Sauce Labs skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sauce Labs over the 6 months to 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sauce Labs
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1145 1198 1248
Rank change year-on-year +53 +50 +54
Permanent jobs citing Sauce Labs 35 34 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.018% 0.017%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.10% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 10
UK median annual salary £51,250 £60,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.58% -20.00% +36.36%
10th Percentile £27,650 £40,000 £42,400
90th Percentile £75,000 £64,375 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,500 £45,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -36.67% -43.75% +128.57%

Sauce Labs is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 34417 24576 20445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.19% 13.20% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 28396 20641 17115
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Sauce Labs
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Sauce Labs as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sauce Labs in the UK

Sauce Labs
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sauce Labs.

Salary trend for Sauce Labs in the UK

Sauce Labs
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sauce Labs over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Sauce Labs in the UK

Sauce Labs
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sauce Labs within the UK over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 33 £53,750 -10.42% 5
London +2 28 £55,000 -8.33% 4
UK excluding London +28 7 £28,500 -36.67% 3
South East +38 4 - -
Wales - 2 £28,000 -
South West -5 1 £30,500 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Sauce Labs also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Sauce Labs.

1 35 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 32 (91.43%) Selenium
3 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (80.00%) Java
5 25 (71.43%) Scrum
6 22 (62.86%) QA
7 20 (57.14%) BDD
8 19 (54.29%) WebDriver
9 17 (48.57%) Cucumber
10 16 (45.71%) Performance Testing
11 14 (40.00%) SOAP
11 14 (40.00%) SoapUI
11 14 (40.00%) SDLC
12 13 (37.14%) TDD
13 12 (34.29%) C#
13 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
14 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
14 11 (31.43%) BrowserStack
15 10 (28.57%) JMeter
16 9 (25.71%) .NET
16 9 (25.71%) Regression Testing
16 9 (25.71%) Functional Testing
16 9 (25.71%) Appium
17 8 (22.86%) DevOps
17 8 (22.86%) Software Testing
17 8 (22.86%) IntelliJ
18 7 (20.00%) JUnit
18 7 (20.00%) LoadRunner
18 7 (20.00%) jQuery
18 7 (20.00%) AngularJS

Sauce Labs
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) CMS
1 2 (5.71%) Confluence
1 2 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) BrowserStack
2 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.57%) BlazeMeter
3 3 (8.57%) DigitalOcean
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (91.43%) Selenium
2 19 (54.29%) WebDriver
3 17 (48.57%) Cucumber
4 14 (40.00%) SoapUI
5 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
6 10 (28.57%) JMeter
7 9 (25.71%) Appium
8 8 (22.86%) IntelliJ
9 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 7 (20.00%) JUnit
9 7 (20.00%) LoadRunner
10 6 (17.14%) Gradle
10 6 (17.14%) JIRA
10 6 (17.14%) Maven
11 5 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (14.29%) TeamCity
12 3 (8.57%) CircleCI
12 3 (8.57%) JProfiler
13 2 (5.71%) Selenium IDE
13 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.43%) Billing
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Test Leader
2 7 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Automation Test Lead
3 6 (17.14%) Developer in Test
4 5 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) QA Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) QA Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Test Automation Developer
7 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.71%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) SOAP
2 9 (25.71%) .NET
3 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (20.00%) jQuery
4 6 (17.14%) REST
5 5 (14.29%) HTML
5 5 (14.29%) RESTful
6 4 (11.43%) Web Services
7 2 (5.71%) CSS
8 1 (2.86%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (2.86%) CSS3
8 1 (2.86%) Ionic Framework
8 1 (2.86%) PhoneGap
8 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (17.14%) Mobile App
2 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (71.43%) Scrum
4 20 (57.14%) BDD
5 16 (45.71%) Performance Testing
6 14 (40.00%) SDLC
7 13 (37.14%) TDD
8 9 (25.71%) Functional Testing
8 9 (25.71%) Regression Testing
9 8 (22.86%) DevOps
9 8 (22.86%) Software Testing
10 7 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
10 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (20.00%) Kanban
11 6 (17.14%) Agile Testing
11 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
11 6 (17.14%) Microservices
11 6 (17.14%) SDET
11 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) C#
2 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) Ruby
4 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.86%) Groovy
5 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (62.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.86%) Capita
2 1 (2.86%) Perfecto Mobile