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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SmartBear Software TestComplete
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 917 937
Rank change year-on-year +93 +20  
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 28 33 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.032% 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 30
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £82,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,250 £27,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.63% -31.25%  

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 16911 18913 17520
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.78% 18.08% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14204 16193 14714
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for TestComplete in the UK

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Top 21 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 30 March 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 +78 28 £32,500 -10.95% 6
Yorkshire +40 12 £32,500 - 2
North Yorkshire +17 8 £32,500 - 2
South East +61 7 £28,500 +14.00% 1
Harrogate - 7 £32,500 - 2
Reigate - 5 £28,500 -
Surrey - 5 £28,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £21,500 -
Leeds - 4 £21,500 -
London +58 3 £50,000 -39.39% 1
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £45,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +28 2 £42,500 +34.92%
Oxford 0 2 £25,000 - 1
Oxfordshire 0 2 £25,000 - 1
City of London - 2 £52,500 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £42,500 -
North West -17 1 £35,000 -24.73% 1
Manchester -23 1 £35,000 -24.73% 1
Stockport - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 36 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (57.38%) C#
3 30 (49.18%) Regression Testing
3 30 (49.18%) Software Testing
3 30 (49.18%) QA
3 30 (49.18%) Test Automation
4 28 (45.90%) SQL
5 27 (44.26%) SQL Server
5 27 (44.26%) ISTQB
6 25 (40.98%) Test Scripting
7 24 (39.34%) Automation Testing
8 21 (34.43%) SDLC
8 21 (34.43%) Selenium
9 20 (32.79%) Automated Testing
10 19 (31.15%) Scrum
11 18 (29.51%) JIRA
12 17 (27.87%) Manual Testing
13 16 (26.23%) TDD
13 16 (26.23%) Finance
13 16 (26.23%) VB
13 16 (26.23%) Windows
14 15 (24.59%) Visual Studio
14 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
15 13 (21.31%) ISEB
15 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
15 13 (21.31%) Degree
16 12 (19.67%) VBScript
16 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
16 12 (19.67%) JMeter
16 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (1.64%) Apache
1 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (44.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (34.43%) Selenium
2 18 (29.51%) JIRA
3 15 (24.59%) Visual Studio
4 12 (19.67%) JMeter
5 11 (18.03%) SpecFlow
5 11 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (16.39%) SoapUI
6 10 (16.39%) Subversion
7 9 (14.75%) HP UFT
8 6 (9.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
9 5 (8.20%) WATIR
9 5 (8.20%) YouTrack
10 4 (6.56%) CruiseControl
10 4 (6.56%) MSBuild
11 1 (1.64%) FitNesse
11 1 (1.64%) JBehave
11 1 (1.64%) NUnit
11 1 (1.64%) WatiN
11 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Games
3 2 (3.28%) Local Government
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Military
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Tester
2 16 (26.23%) Analyst
2 16 (26.23%) Test Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) Automation Tester
3 10 (16.39%) Software Tester
4 9 (14.75%) Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Senior Software Tester
5 8 (13.11%) Senior Tester
6 5 (8.20%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Developer in Test
6 5 (8.20%) Software Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Test Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) QA Leader
7 4 (6.56%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) VB Developer
7 4 (6.56%) VB6 Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) Gherkin
2 9 (14.75%) .NET
3 6 (9.84%) CSS
3 6 (9.84%) HTML
4 5 (8.20%) .NET Framework
4 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.56%) ActiveX
6 3 (4.92%) .NET Compact Framework
7 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.28%) Qt
7 2 (3.28%) REST
7 2 (3.28%) Web Services
7 2 (3.28%) XML
8 1 (1.64%) jQuery
8 1 (1.64%) React
8 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (19.67%) Mobile App
2 8 (13.11%) Client/Server
3 6 (9.84%) iPad
4 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Unix
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (49.18%) Regression Testing
2 30 (49.18%) Software Testing
2 30 (49.18%) Test Automation
3 25 (40.98%) Test Scripting
4 24 (39.34%) Automation Testing
5 21 (34.43%) SDLC
6 20 (32.79%) Automated Testing
7 19 (31.15%) Scrum
8 17 (27.87%) Manual Testing
9 16 (26.23%) TDD
10 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (18.03%) OO
11 10 (16.39%) BDD
11 10 (16.39%) Mathematics
12 9 (14.75%) Defect Tracking
13 7 (11.48%) Issue Tracking
13 7 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (11.48%) Waterfall
14 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) C#
2 28 (45.90%) SQL
3 16 (26.23%) VB
4 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
5 12 (19.67%) VBScript
6 11 (18.03%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.56%) Java
7 4 (6.56%) VB6
8 3 (4.92%) Python
9 2 (3.28%) C
9 2 (3.28%) C++
10 1 (1.64%) Perl
10 1 (1.64%) PHP
10 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (44.26%) ISTQB
2 13 (21.31%) Degree
2 13 (21.31%) ISEB
3 12 (19.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (49.18%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SDET
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) TOWER Software
3 2 (3.28%) Telerik
4 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago