Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sauce Labs
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1159 1221 1255
Rank change year-on-year +62 +34 +69
Permanent jobs citing Sauce Labs 28 38 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.019% 0.021%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.093% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 27
UK median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% -20.00% +42.86%
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -28.24% +21.43% -12.50%

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

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 30106 23662 19158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.10% 12.01% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24697 19988 15499
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,374 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £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 21 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Sauce Labs in the UK

Sauce Labs
Top 5 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 21 August 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 +71 26 £50,000 -16.67%
London +54 22 £50,000 -18.37%
UK excluding London +67 6 £30,500 -28.24% 1
South West +7 4 £30,500 -
Wales - 2 £28,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 28 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 26 (92.86%) Selenium
3 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (78.57%) Java
5 20 (71.43%) Scrum
6 18 (64.29%) WebDriver
6 18 (64.29%) Cucumber
6 18 (64.29%) BDD
7 15 (53.57%) BrowserStack
8 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
9 13 (46.43%) SOAP
10 12 (42.86%) Performance Testing
10 12 (42.86%) SoapUI
11 11 (39.29%) IntelliJ
11 11 (39.29%) QA
11 11 (39.29%) SDLC
12 9 (32.14%) LoadRunner
13 8 (28.57%) DevOps
13 8 (28.57%) Regression Testing
13 8 (28.57%) JUnit
14 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
14 7 (25.00%) JMeter
15 6 (21.43%) Python
15 6 (21.43%) C#
15 6 (21.43%) Microservices
16 5 (17.86%) Appium
16 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
16 5 (17.86%) Scenario Testing
16 5 (17.86%) JIRA
16 5 (17.86%) Finance

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 4 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 15 (53.57%) BrowserStack
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (92.86%) Selenium
2 18 (64.29%) Cucumber
2 18 (64.29%) WebDriver
3 14 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (42.86%) SoapUI
5 11 (39.29%) IntelliJ
6 9 (32.14%) LoadRunner
7 8 (28.57%) JUnit
8 7 (25.00%) JMeter
9 5 (17.86%) Appium
9 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
9 5 (17.86%) JIRA
9 5 (17.86%) Zephyr
10 3 (10.71%) JProfiler
11 2 (7.14%) Mink
11 2 (7.14%) PHPUnit
11 2 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (3.57%) CircleCI
12 1 (3.57%) Gatling
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Private Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Test Leader
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (10.71%) Java Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Web Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Agile Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) SOAP
2 4 (14.29%) RESTful
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) Behat
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
3 2 (7.14%) REST
3 2 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) J2EE
4 1 (3.57%) LAMP
4 1 (3.57%) Laravel
4 1 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.57%) Serverless Framework
4 1 (3.57%) Symfony
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (71.43%) Scrum
4 18 (64.29%) BDD
5 12 (42.86%) Performance Testing
6 11 (39.29%) SDLC
7 8 (28.57%) DevOps
7 8 (28.57%) Regression Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (21.43%) Microservices
10 5 (17.86%) Functional Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
10 5 (17.86%) Scenario Testing
11 4 (14.29%) Defect Management
11 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (14.29%) Pair Programming
11 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 4 (14.29%) Web Testing
12 3 (10.71%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) C#
2 6 (21.43%) Python
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) Groovy
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.14%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Zend