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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software TestComplete
UK
Rank 835 916 919
Rank change year-on-year +81 +3  
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 29 33 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.032% 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 30
Median salary £32,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £25,250 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £82,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £28,750 £38,750
% change year-on-year +13.04% -25.80%  

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 16625 18686 17537
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.65% 18.07% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13979 15967 14707
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for TestComplete in the UK

TestComplete
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 27 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 +93 29 £32,500 -10.95% 8
Yorkshire +30 11 £32,500 - 2
South East +70 8 £28,500 +14.00% 2
North Yorkshire +14 8 £32,500 - 2
Harrogate - 7 £32,500 - 2
Reigate - 6 £28,500 -
Surrey - 6 £28,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £45,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Nottingham - 4 £45,000 - 1
London +71 3 £50,000 -39.39% 1
Leeds - 3 £27,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £27,000 -
West Midlands +29 2 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Oxfordshire +5 2 £25,000 - 2
Oxford -3 2 £25,000 - 1
City of London - 2 £52,500 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £42,500 - 1
North West -12 1 £35,000 -24.73% 1
Manchester -22 1 £35,000 -24.73% 1
Stockport - 1 £35,000 -

TestComplete
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 35 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (56.67%) C#
3 30 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 30 (50.00%) QA
4 29 (48.33%) Regression Testing
4 29 (48.33%) Test Automation
5 28 (46.67%) SQL
6 27 (45.00%) ISTQB
7 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
8 24 (40.00%) Test Scripting
8 24 (40.00%) Automation Testing
9 21 (35.00%) Selenium
10 20 (33.33%) SDLC
11 19 (31.67%) Automated Testing
12 18 (30.00%) JIRA
12 18 (30.00%) Scrum
13 17 (28.33%) Manual Testing
14 16 (26.67%) Finance
14 16 (26.67%) VB
14 16 (26.67%) Windows
15 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
15 15 (25.00%) Visual Studio
15 15 (25.00%) TDD
16 13 (21.67%) ISEB
16 13 (21.67%) Degree
17 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (20.00%) Mobile App
17 12 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
17 12 (20.00%) JavaScript

TestComplete
Top Related 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 (1.67%) Apache
1 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (35.00%) Selenium
2 18 (30.00%) JIRA
3 15 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 11 (18.33%) JMeter
4 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 10 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 10 (16.67%) Subversion
6 9 (15.00%) HP UFT
7 6 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
8 5 (8.33%) WATIR
9 4 (6.67%) CruiseControl
9 4 (6.67%) MSBuild
9 4 (6.67%) YouTrack
10 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.67%) JUnit
10 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.67%) NUnit
10 1 (1.67%) TestRail
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Games
3 2 (3.33%) Local Government
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Military
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Tester
2 15 (25.00%) Analyst
2 15 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 10 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 9 (15.00%) Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Senior Software Tester
5 8 (13.33%) Senior Tester
6 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Developer in Test
6 5 (8.33%) Software Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Test Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) QA Leader
7 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) VB Developer
7 4 (6.67%) VB6 Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 9 (15.00%) .NET
3 6 (10.00%) CSS
3 6 (10.00%) HTML
4 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.67%) ActiveX
6 3 (5.00%) .NET Compact Framework
7 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.33%) Qt
7 2 (3.33%) REST
7 2 (3.33%) Web Services
7 2 (3.33%) XML
8 1 (1.67%) jQuery
8 1 (1.67%) React
8 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (13.33%) Client/Server
3 6 (10.00%) iPad
4 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Unix
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 29 (48.33%) Regression Testing
3 29 (48.33%) Test Automation
4 24 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 24 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 20 (33.33%) SDLC
6 19 (31.67%) Automated Testing
7 18 (30.00%) Scrum
8 17 (28.33%) Manual Testing
9 15 (25.00%) TDD
10 11 (18.33%) OO
11 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (16.67%) Mathematics
12 9 (15.00%) BDD
12 9 (15.00%) Defect Tracking
13 7 (11.67%) Issue Tracking
13 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
14 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) C#
2 28 (46.67%) SQL
3 16 (26.67%) VB
4 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (18.33%) T-SQL
5 11 (18.33%) VBScript
6 4 (6.67%) Java
6 4 (6.67%) VB6
7 3 (5.00%) Python
8 2 (3.33%) C
8 2 (3.33%) C++
9 1 (1.67%) Perl
9 1 (1.67%) PHP
9 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (45.00%) ISTQB
2 13 (21.67%) Degree
2 13 (21.67%) ISEB
3 12 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) TOWER Software
3 2 (3.33%) Telerik
4 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum + benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago