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 3 months to 29 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SmartBear Software TestComplete
UK
3 months to
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 811 886 948
Rank change year-on-year +75 +62  
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 46 39 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.040% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 26
Median salary £33,750 £43,125 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.73% +7.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £32,150 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £71,250 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  

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

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17891 17731 18249
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 21.01% 18.05% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14884 15316 15233
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

TestComplete
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing TestComplete as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for TestComplete in the UK

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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

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Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TestComplete over the 3 months to 29 May 2017.

Salary histogram for TestComplete in the UK

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Top 26 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 3 months to 29 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +83 45 £32,500 -21.92% 3
London +49 13 £32,500 -50.00% 2
Yorkshire - 11 £32,500 - 1
South East +70 9 £28,500 -32.94%
East Midlands - 7 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 7 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 7 £45,000 -
Reigate - 6 £28,500 -
Surrey - 6 £28,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £21,500 - 1
Leeds - 4 £21,500 - 1
Harrogate - 4 £27,000 -
Manchester -25 3 £35,000 -36.36%
North West -27 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Oxfordshire +14 2 £25,000 -41.17%
Oxford +2 2 £25,000 -41.17%
Cambridgeshire -4 2 £40,000 -
East of England -5 2 £40,000 -
Stockport - 2 £35,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £40,000 -
City of London +30 1 £65,000 - 1
Scotland +10 1 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £65,000 -
Fareham - 1 £65,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 54 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (60.61%) SQL Server
4 39 (59.09%) C#
5 38 (57.58%) SDLC
6 32 (48.48%) QA
7 31 (46.97%) Regression Testing
8 28 (42.42%) SQL
9 25 (37.88%) VB
9 25 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (36.36%) Software Testing
10 24 (36.36%) Scrum
11 22 (33.33%) .NET
12 20 (30.30%) TDD
12 20 (30.30%) Test Scripting
12 20 (30.30%) SpecFlow
13 19 (28.79%) Gherkin
13 19 (28.79%) JIRA
13 19 (28.79%) Visual Studio
14 17 (25.76%) VBScript
14 17 (25.76%) Finance
14 17 (25.76%) JMeter
14 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
15 16 (24.24%) Selenium
15 16 (24.24%) Subversion
16 15 (22.73%) Client/Server
17 14 (21.21%) Windows
17 14 (21.21%) BDD
17 14 (21.21%) ISTQB
18 13 (19.70%) Manual Testing

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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 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.06%) Campfire
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) GitHub
2 4 (6.06%) Asana
2 4 (6.06%) Slack
3 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.12%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (10.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (30.30%) SpecFlow
2 19 (28.79%) JIRA
2 19 (28.79%) Visual Studio
3 17 (25.76%) JMeter
4 16 (24.24%) Selenium
4 16 (24.24%) Subversion
5 11 (16.67%) CruiseControl
6 8 (12.12%) HP UFT
6 8 (12.12%) MSBuild
6 8 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (12.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (12.12%) YouTrack
7 7 (10.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (10.61%) Cucumber
7 7 (10.61%) TestRail
8 6 (9.09%) WATIR
9 4 (6.06%) Artifactory
9 4 (6.06%) Calabash
9 4 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (6.06%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Banking
2 7 (10.61%) Investment Banking
2 7 (10.61%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Tester
2 22 (33.33%) Analyst
2 22 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 16 (24.24%) Automation Tester
4 14 (21.21%) QA Tester
5 9 (13.64%) Software Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Software Test Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Developer
6 8 (12.12%) VB Developer
6 8 (12.12%) VB6 Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Manual Tester
7 7 (10.61%) QA Automation Tester
7 7 (10.61%) QA Manual Tester
7 7 (10.61%) Software Tester
8 4 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Manual Test Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Tester
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Tester
8 4 (6.06%) Technical Tester
8 4 (6.06%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.33%) .NET
2 19 (28.79%) Gherkin
3 9 (13.64%) .NET Framework
4 8 (12.12%) ActiveX
4 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.61%) .NET Compact Framework
5 7 (10.61%) React
6 5 (7.58%) Web Services
7 3 (4.55%) JSON
8 2 (3.03%) REST
8 2 (3.03%) XML
9 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.52%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Client/Server
2 12 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (12.12%) iPad
4 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.06%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.52%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (57.58%) SDLC
4 31 (46.97%) Regression Testing
5 25 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (36.36%) Scrum
6 24 (36.36%) Software Testing
7 20 (30.30%) TDD
7 20 (30.30%) Test Scripting
8 14 (21.21%) BDD
9 13 (19.70%) Manual Testing
10 12 (18.18%) OO
11 10 (15.15%) Waterfall
12 9 (13.64%) Mathematics
12 9 (13.64%) Test Strategy
13 8 (12.12%) Product Management
13 8 (12.12%) Project Management
13 8 (12.12%) Time Management
13 8 (12.12%) Unit Testing
13 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) C#
2 28 (42.42%) SQL
3 25 (37.88%) VB
4 17 (25.76%) VBScript
5 13 (19.70%) JavaScript
6 11 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 8 (12.12%) VB6
8 6 (9.09%) Python
9 4 (6.06%) Java
9 4 (6.06%) Ruby
10 1 (1.52%) C
10 1 (1.52%) C++
10 1 (1.52%) Perl
10 1 (1.52%) PHP
10 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) ISTQB
2 13 (19.70%) ISEB
3 9 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (10.61%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (48.48%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) TOWER Software
3 10 (15.15%) Oracle
4 7 (10.61%) Atlassian
5 6 (9.09%) Telerik
6 4 (6.06%) AppDynamics
6 4 (6.06%) Splunk
7 1 (1.52%) HP
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