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

SmartBear Software TestComplete
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1137 1148 1229
Rank change year-on-year +11 +81 -27
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 40 74 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.039% 0.039%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31 72 83
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,125 £27,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,750
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.66% +6.00%

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 36436 35496 38390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.36% 18.69% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29611 30637 32433
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 £30,000
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 November 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 November 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 -9 38 £45,000 +11.11% 3
UK excluding London +31 23 £40,000 +6.67% 4
London -3 17 £65,000 +46.89%
South East +16 10 £40,000 -2.44%
North of England +3 6 £47,500 +31.03% 2
East of England +13 3 £35,000 -20.90% 1
North West -26 3 £37,500 +3.45% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £51,250 - 1
East Midlands +39 2 £52,500 +66.67%
Midlands +22 2 £52,500 +66.67%
Scotland - 2 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 38 (95.00%) Test Automation
2 33 (82.50%) Selenium
3 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (55.00%) C#
5 20 (50.00%) Java
5 20 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 19 (47.50%) Ruby
7 18 (45.00%) QA
7 18 (45.00%) Scrum
7 18 (45.00%) Jenkins
8 16 (40.00%) HP UFT
9 15 (37.50%) Maven
10 14 (35.00%) .NET
10 14 (35.00%) Python
11 13 (32.50%) SQL
11 13 (32.50%) Software Testing
11 13 (32.50%) Cucumber
11 13 (32.50%) SDLC
12 12 (30.00%) BDD
12 12 (30.00%) JIRA
12 12 (30.00%) TDD
12 12 (30.00%) Oracle
12 12 (30.00%) ISEB
13 11 (27.50%) Visual Studio
13 11 (27.50%) SpecFlow
14 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
14 10 (25.00%) Performance Testing
14 10 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

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 6 (15.00%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) JBoss
2 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (15.00%) GitHub
4 4 (10.00%) Slack
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (5.00%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (5.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (5.00%) AWS OpsWorks
5 2 (5.00%) CloudFront
5 2 (5.00%) Serverless
5 2 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) NGN
1 2 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (82.50%) Selenium
2 20 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 18 (45.00%) Jenkins
4 16 (40.00%) HP UFT
5 15 (37.50%) Maven
6 13 (32.50%) Cucumber
7 12 (30.00%) JIRA
8 11 (27.50%) SpecFlow
8 11 (27.50%) Visual Studio
9 10 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (15.00%) SoapUI
12 5 (12.50%) CruiseControl
12 5 (12.50%) JMeter
12 5 (12.50%) Protractor
12 5 (12.50%) SilkTest
12 5 (12.50%) TestNG
13 4 (10.00%) Gatling
13 4 (10.00%) The Grinder
13 4 (10.00%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (22.50%) Retail
2 7 (17.50%) Finance
3 5 (12.50%) Marketing
4 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Billing
5 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Tester
2 9 (22.50%) Architect
2 9 (22.50%) QA Tester
2 9 (22.50%) Test Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Technical Tester
4 6 (15.00%) Automation Tester
5 5 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Lead Tester
7 3 (7.50%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Leader
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Team Leader
7 3 (7.50%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) .NET
2 8 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 6 (15.00%) JSON
4 4 (10.00%) Nightwatchjs
4 4 (10.00%) REST
4 4 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.00%) J2EE
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (5.00%) React
5 2 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Compact Framework
6 1 (2.50%) ActiveX
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.50%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Fintech
2 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Unix
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) Test Automation
2 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (45.00%) Scrum
4 13 (32.50%) SDLC
4 13 (32.50%) Software Testing
5 12 (30.00%) BDD
5 12 (30.00%) TDD
6 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 9 (22.50%) DevOps
8 8 (20.00%) Test Planning
8 8 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 7 (17.50%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (17.50%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Presales
10 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
11 5 (12.50%) Analytics
11 5 (12.50%) OO
11 5 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) C#
2 20 (50.00%) Java
3 19 (47.50%) Ruby
4 14 (35.00%) Python
5 13 (32.50%) SQL
6 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (22.50%) VB.NET
8 4 (10.00%) Groovy
8 4 (10.00%) PHP
8 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (10.00%) VB
9 3 (7.50%) C++
9 3 (7.50%) Perl
9 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
10 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (5.00%) COBOL
10 2 (5.00%) Pascal
10 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.50%) Scala
11 1 (2.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) ISEB
2 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (15.00%) Degree
4 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (45.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (15.00%) Puppet
2 4 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (10.00%) CA
3 4 (10.00%) Google
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
3 4 (10.00%) Micro Focus
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) Splunk
4 2 (5.00%) Telerik
5 1 (2.50%) TOWER Software