Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SmartBear Software TestComplete
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1106 1111 1202
Rank change year-on-year +5 +91 +19
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 57 69 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.039% 0.043%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 47 67 87
UK median annual salary £42,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 35,094 33,339 36,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.27% 18.83% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 28,805 28,543 31,195
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 £72,500 £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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for TestComplete in the UK

TestComplete
Top 12 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 20 January 2018. 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 +5 56 £42,250 +9.74% 14
UK excluding London -1 37 £40,000 +6.67% 14
London +7 20 £47,500 +9.20% 1
North of England +1 14 £40,000 +17.65% 8
South East +11 12 £34,250 -15.43% 5
Yorkshire +18 9 £40,000 +66.67% 1
East of England +15 6 £47,500 -5.00%
North West -16 5 £42,000 +15.86% 7
South West - 3 £45,000 -
East Midlands +25 1 £60,000 +90.48%
Midlands +20 1 £60,000 +90.48%
Scotland - 1 £34,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 (94.74%) Test Automation
2 44 (77.19%) Selenium
3 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (57.89%) C#
5 28 (49.12%) Java
6 26 (45.61%) WebDriver
6 26 (45.61%) Jenkins
7 25 (43.86%) Ruby
8 24 (42.11%) QA
9 23 (40.35%) HP UFT
10 22 (38.60%) Maven
11 21 (36.84%) .NET
11 21 (36.84%) Python
12 20 (35.09%) LoadRunner
12 20 (35.09%) Software Testing
12 20 (35.09%) JMeter
13 19 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (33.33%) Cucumber
14 18 (31.58%) Oracle
14 18 (31.58%) ISTQB
14 18 (31.58%) JIRA
14 18 (31.58%) Performance Testing
15 17 (29.82%) VB.NET
15 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
15 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (29.82%) SDLC
16 16 (28.07%) DevOps
16 16 (28.07%) Confluence
16 16 (28.07%) ISEB
16 16 (28.07%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 16 (28.07%) Confluence
2 2 (3.51%) JBoss
2 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (22.81%) Slack
4 8 (14.04%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (5.26%) GitHub
6 2 (3.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (3.51%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (3.51%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (3.51%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.51%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.51%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (3.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (3.51%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.51%) AWS OpsWorks
6 2 (3.51%) CloudFront
6 2 (3.51%) Route 53
6 2 (3.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Skype
1 2 (3.51%) Unified Communications
1 2 (3.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (77.19%) Selenium
2 26 (45.61%) Jenkins
2 26 (45.61%) WebDriver
3 23 (40.35%) HP UFT
4 22 (38.60%) Maven
5 20 (35.09%) JMeter
5 20 (35.09%) LoadRunner
6 19 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 18 (31.58%) JIRA
8 16 (28.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (24.56%) Protractor
9 14 (24.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (22.81%) Gatling
10 13 (22.81%) GitLab
10 13 (22.81%) Jasmine
10 13 (22.81%) Mockito
10 13 (22.81%) Robot Framework
10 13 (22.81%) SoapUI
10 13 (22.81%) The Grinder
10 13 (22.81%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 14 (24.56%) Retail
3 9 (15.79%) Legal
4 6 (10.53%) Advertising
4 6 (10.53%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Tester
2 18 (31.58%) Test Engineer
3 16 (28.07%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Architect
4 9 (15.79%) Automation Tester
4 9 (15.79%) Test Architect
5 8 (14.04%) Consultant
6 7 (12.28%) Performance Tester
6 7 (12.28%) Senior Tester
7 6 (10.53%) Performance Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Performance Test Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Product Consultant
7 6 (10.53%) Test Consultant
8 5 (8.77%) QA Tester
8 5 (8.77%) Senior Software Tester
8 5 (8.77%) Software Tester
9 4 (7.02%) Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) QA Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) .NET
2 14 (24.56%) Gherkin
3 13 (22.81%) Nightwatchjs
3 13 (22.81%) REST
4 8 (14.04%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.26%) JSON
5 3 (5.26%) SOAP
6 2 (3.51%) .NET Core
6 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.51%) D3.js
6 2 (3.51%) HTML
6 2 (3.51%) HTML5
6 2 (3.51%) J2EE
6 2 (3.51%) WCF
6 2 (3.51%) Web Services
6 2 (3.51%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Fintech
1 10 (17.54%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (94.74%) Test Automation
2 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (35.09%) Software Testing
4 18 (31.58%) Performance Testing
5 17 (29.82%) SDLC
6 16 (28.07%) DevOps
7 15 (26.32%) Regression Testing
8 14 (24.56%) Scrum
9 13 (22.81%) Test Management
10 12 (21.05%) BDD
10 12 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (19.30%) Open Source
11 11 (19.30%) TDD
12 10 (17.54%) CRUD
12 10 (17.54%) Manual Testing
12 10 (17.54%) Waterfall
13 9 (15.79%) Line Management
13 9 (15.79%) Microservices
13 9 (15.79%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) C#
2 28 (49.12%) Java
3 25 (43.86%) Ruby
4 21 (36.84%) Python
5 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
5 17 (29.82%) VB.NET
6 14 (24.56%) Groovy
6 14 (24.56%) SQL
7 10 (17.54%) C++
8 9 (15.79%) T-SQL
9 8 (14.04%) COBOL
9 8 (14.04%) Pascal
10 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
11 3 (5.26%) PHP
12 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
12 2 (3.51%) Perl
12 2 (3.51%) Scala
12 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
12 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) ISTQB
2 16 (28.07%) ISEB
3 11 (19.30%) SC Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.79%) Degree
4 9 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.75%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (42.11%) QA
System Software
1 15 (26.32%) Docker
2 2 (3.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (26.32%) Puppet
2 13 (22.81%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle
2 15 (26.32%) CA Agile Central
3 13 (22.81%) CA
3 13 (22.81%) Google
3 13 (22.81%) IBM
3 13 (22.81%) Micro Focus
4 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.04%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (14.04%) SAP
6 7 (12.28%) HP
7 2 (3.51%) Splunk