Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for TestComplete skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TestComplete over the 6 months to 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SmartBear Software TestComplete
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1113 1143 1240
Rank change year-on-year +30 +97 -44
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 50 74 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.039% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 39 72 73
UK median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -4.62%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,325 £27,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -2.44%

TestComplete is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 35905 35377 37958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.56% 18.46% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29155 30571 32022
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

TestComplete
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for TestComplete in the UK

TestComplete
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for TestComplete in the UK

TestComplete
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TestComplete over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for TestComplete in the UK

TestComplete
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TestComplete 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 +49 48 £40,000 -2.44% 3
UK excluding London +42 27 £40,000 +6.67% 1
London +2 23 £32,500 -40.91% 2
South East +46 10 £40,000 -2.44%
North of England +16 8 £37,500 +7.14% 1
East Midlands +55 5 £45,000 +30.43%
Midlands +34 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Yorkshire - 5 £28,250 -
North West -10 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
East of England +20 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Scotland - 2 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 with a requirement for TestComplete.

1 44 (88.00%) Test Automation
2 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (62.00%) Selenium
4 26 (52.00%) C#
5 22 (44.00%) Scrum
6 21 (42.00%) JIRA
6 21 (42.00%) QA
6 21 (42.00%) .NET
7 20 (40.00%) SDLC
8 18 (36.00%) WebDriver
8 18 (36.00%) Java
9 17 (34.00%) SQL
9 17 (34.00%) HP UFT
10 16 (32.00%) Oracle
10 16 (32.00%) Ruby
10 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (32.00%) Jenkins
11 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
11 14 (28.00%) Visual Studio
12 13 (26.00%) ISEB
12 13 (26.00%) TDD
12 13 (26.00%) Software Testing
12 13 (26.00%) Maven
12 13 (26.00%) BDD
12 13 (26.00%) SpecFlow
13 12 (24.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (24.00%) Python
13 12 (24.00%) Acceptance Criteria
14 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
14 11 (22.00%) Cucumber

TestComplete
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 5 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) JBoss
2 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Campfire
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (18.00%) GitHub
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.00%) Slack
4 3 (6.00%) Asana
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.00%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (4.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (4.00%) AWS OpsWorks
5 2 (4.00%) CloudFront
5 2 (4.00%) Route 53
5 2 (4.00%) Serverless
5 2 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) NGN
1 2 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) MySQL
3 4 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (62.00%) Selenium
2 21 (42.00%) JIRA
3 18 (36.00%) WebDriver
4 17 (34.00%) HP UFT
5 16 (32.00%) Jenkins
6 14 (28.00%) Visual Studio
7 13 (26.00%) Maven
7 13 (26.00%) SpecFlow
8 12 (24.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (22.00%) Cucumber
10 8 (16.00%) CruiseControl
11 7 (14.00%) Subversion
11 7 (14.00%) TeamCity
11 7 (14.00%) TestRail
12 6 (12.00%) JMeter
12 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (10.00%) Calabash
13 5 (10.00%) SoapUI
14 4 (8.00%) Appium
14 4 (8.00%) Protractor
General
1 10 (20.00%) Retail
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
2 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Marketing
4 3 (6.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Billing
5 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Tester
2 14 (28.00%) QA Tester
3 8 (16.00%) Architect
3 8 (16.00%) Automation Tester
3 8 (16.00%) Technical Tester
3 8 (16.00%) Test Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Manual Tester
4 7 (14.00%) QA Manual Tester
4 7 (14.00%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) QA Automation Tester
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Tester
6 4 (8.00%) Developer
6 4 (8.00%) VB Developer
6 4 (8.00%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Software Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) .NET
2 9 (18.00%) Gherkin
3 7 (14.00%) React
4 6 (12.00%) JSON
5 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.00%) .NET Compact Framework
6 4 (8.00%) ActiveX
6 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.00%) Web Services
7 3 (6.00%) Nightwatchjs
7 3 (6.00%) REST
8 2 (4.00%) J2EE
8 2 (4.00%) SOAP
9 1 (2.00%) Chai
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.00%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) iPad
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Fintech
5 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (88.00%) Test Automation
2 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (44.00%) Scrum
4 20 (40.00%) SDLC
5 16 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (26.00%) BDD
6 13 (26.00%) Software Testing
6 13 (26.00%) TDD
7 12 (24.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 11 (22.00%) DevOps
9 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 9 (18.00%) Performance Testing
10 9 (18.00%) User Stories
11 8 (16.00%) OO
11 8 (16.00%) Test Planning
12 7 (14.00%) Defect Management
12 7 (14.00%) Regression Testing
12 7 (14.00%) Usability Testing
13 6 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) C#
2 18 (36.00%) Java
3 17 (34.00%) SQL
4 16 (32.00%) Ruby
5 12 (24.00%) Python
6 9 (18.00%) VB
7 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (16.00%) VB.NET
8 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (8.00%) VB6
9 4 (8.00%) VBScript
10 3 (6.00%) Groovy
10 3 (6.00%) Perl
10 3 (6.00%) PHP
11 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
11 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
12 1 (2.00%) C++
12 1 (2.00%) Pascal
12 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) ISEB
2 8 (16.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.00%) Degree
4 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (42.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (16.00%) Puppet
2 3 (6.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.00%) Atlassian
4 5 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (10.00%) Splunk
4 5 (10.00%) Telerik
5 3 (6.00%) AppDynamics
5 3 (6.00%) CA
5 3 (6.00%) Google
5 3 (6.00%) IBM
5 3 (6.00%) Micro Focus
6 2 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.00%) TOWER Software