Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sauce Labs
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1134 1178 1265
Rank change year-on-year +44 +87 +36
Permanent jobs citing Sauce Labs 29 39 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.020% 0.023%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.091% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 22
UK median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% -20.00% +36.36%
10th Percentile £27,550 £40,875 £47,500
90th Percentile £58,500 £65,625 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,500 £45,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -32.22% -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 31788 24267 19781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.20% 12.66% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26132 20409 16257
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,750 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +69 27 £45,000 -25.00% 2
London -2 21 £50,000 -16.67% 2
UK excluding London +60 8 £30,500 -32.22%
South West +8 4 £30,500 -
South East +64 2 - -
Wales - 2 £28,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 29 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 28 (96.55%) Selenium
3 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (86.21%) Java
4 21 (72.41%) Scrum
5 19 (65.52%) WebDriver
6 18 (62.07%) BDD
7 17 (58.62%) Cucumber
8 15 (51.72%) SDLC
9 14 (48.28%) SoapUI
9 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
9 14 (48.28%) SOAP
9 14 (48.28%) BrowserStack
10 13 (44.83%) Performance Testing
11 12 (41.38%) QA
12 11 (37.93%) IntelliJ
12 11 (37.93%) Regression Testing
13 8 (27.59%) LoadRunner
13 8 (27.59%) JUnit
13 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
13 8 (27.59%) C#
14 7 (24.14%) Python
14 7 (24.14%) JMeter
14 7 (24.14%) Microservices
14 7 (24.14%) Appium
14 7 (24.14%) DevOps
14 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
15 6 (20.69%) Finance
15 6 (20.69%) JIRA
15 6 (20.69%) TDD

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 (13.79%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 14 (48.28%) BrowserStack
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.45%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (96.55%) Selenium
2 19 (65.52%) WebDriver
3 17 (58.62%) Cucumber
4 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
4 14 (48.28%) SoapUI
5 11 (37.93%) IntelliJ
6 8 (27.59%) JUnit
6 8 (27.59%) LoadRunner
7 7 (24.14%) Appium
7 7 (24.14%) JMeter
8 6 (20.69%) JIRA
9 5 (17.24%) Zephyr
10 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
10 3 (10.34%) JProfiler
11 2 (6.90%) Gradle
11 2 (6.90%) Maven
11 2 (6.90%) Protractor
11 2 (6.90%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
2 4 (13.79%) Private Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Billing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Test Leader
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Automation Test Lead
2 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Selenium Tester
3 4 (13.79%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Test Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Java Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Web Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Developer in Test
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Tester
5 2 (6.90%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Agile Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) SOAP
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.34%) REST
3 3 (10.34%) RESTful
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) JSON
5 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (72.41%) Scrum
4 18 (62.07%) BDD
5 15 (51.72%) SDLC
6 13 (44.83%) Performance Testing
7 11 (37.93%) Regression Testing
8 7 (24.14%) DevOps
8 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Microservices
9 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
9 6 (20.69%) TDD
10 5 (17.24%) Acceptance Criteria
10 5 (17.24%) Scenario Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Defect Management
11 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
11 4 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 7 (24.14%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.45%) Groovy
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.45%) Capita
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle