Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SmartBear Software TestComplete
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1126 1173 1261
Rank change year-on-year +47 +88 -53
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 61 67 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.034% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 55 57 50
UK median annual salary £35,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.58% +1.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £22,500 £31,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £64,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -15.79%

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 36460 35993 37100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.71% 18.27% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29772 31198 31164
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £69,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 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 +65 58 £35,000 -13.58% 1
UK excluding London +47 44 £37,500 - 1
London +30 17 £32,500 -50.00%
North of England -4 17 £35,000 -3.45%
South East +75 14 £28,500 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire - 12 £32,500 -
Midlands +32 8 £45,000 +38.46%
East Midlands +29 7 £45,000 +30.43%
North West -28 5 £37,500 +3.45%
Scotland +8 3 £40,000 -
East of England +2 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands +15 1 £42,500 +30.77%

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 50 (81.97%) Test Automation
2 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (57.38%) SDLC
4 33 (54.10%) SQL Server
5 31 (50.82%) C#
6 29 (47.54%) Scrum
7 28 (45.90%) QA
8 26 (42.62%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (40.98%) SQL
10 24 (39.34%) .NET
11 22 (36.07%) Regression Testing
12 21 (34.43%) VB
12 21 (34.43%) TDD
13 20 (32.79%) Selenium
14 19 (31.15%) Visual Studio
15 18 (29.51%) JIRA
16 17 (27.87%) Test Scripting
16 17 (27.87%) Software Testing
16 17 (27.87%) ISEB
16 17 (27.87%) SpecFlow
17 16 (26.23%) Client/Server
17 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
18 14 (22.95%) Subversion
18 14 (22.95%) Oracle
18 14 (22.95%) Gherkin
18 14 (22.95%) BDD
19 13 (21.31%) ISTQB
20 12 (19.67%) VBScript
20 12 (19.67%) Windows
20 12 (19.67%) Test Planning

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 2 (3.28%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) Confluence
2 1 (1.64%) JBoss
2 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.56%) Campfire
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) GitHub
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.56%) Asana
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.56%) Slack
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (1.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.64%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.64%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.64%) Route 53
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) NGN
2 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (54.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) MySQL
3 7 (11.48%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Selenium
2 19 (31.15%) Visual Studio
3 18 (29.51%) JIRA
4 17 (27.87%) SpecFlow
5 14 (22.95%) Subversion
6 11 (18.03%) CruiseControl
6 11 (18.03%) JMeter
7 9 (14.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (14.75%) Cucumber
7 9 (14.75%) HP UFT
8 8 (13.11%) TestRail
8 8 (13.11%) WebDriver
9 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
9 7 (11.48%) MSBuild
9 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (11.48%) YouTrack
10 6 (9.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (8.20%) Calabash
11 5 (8.20%) Maven
11 5 (8.20%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Banking
2 8 (13.11%) Investment Banking
2 8 (13.11%) Retail
3 4 (6.56%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Billing
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Tester
2 18 (29.51%) Analyst
2 18 (29.51%) Test Analyst
3 16 (26.23%) QA Tester
4 11 (18.03%) Automation Tester
5 8 (13.11%) Manual Tester
5 8 (13.11%) QA Automation Tester
5 8 (13.11%) QA Manual Tester
6 7 (11.48%) Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Technical Tester
6 7 (11.48%) VB Developer
6 7 (11.48%) VB6 Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Software Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Agile Tester
8 4 (6.56%) Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Manual Test Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) .NET
2 14 (22.95%) Gherkin
3 8 (13.11%) React
4 7 (11.48%) .NET Compact Framework
4 7 (11.48%) .NET Framework
4 7 (11.48%) ActiveX
4 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.20%) JSON
6 4 (6.56%) Web Services
7 2 (3.28%) SOAP
8 1 (1.64%) J2EE
8 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Client/Server
2 11 (18.03%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.56%) iPad
3 4 (6.56%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Unix
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (81.97%) Test Automation
2 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (57.38%) SDLC
4 29 (47.54%) Scrum
5 26 (42.62%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (36.07%) Regression Testing
7 21 (34.43%) TDD
8 17 (27.87%) Software Testing
8 17 (27.87%) Test Scripting
9 14 (22.95%) BDD
10 12 (19.67%) Test Planning
11 11 (18.03%) OO
11 11 (18.03%) Project Management
12 9 (14.75%) DevOps
13 8 (13.11%) Defect Management
13 8 (13.11%) Test Strategy
13 8 (13.11%) Usability Testing
13 8 (13.11%) User Stories
14 7 (11.48%) Manual Testing
14 7 (11.48%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) C#
2 25 (40.98%) SQL
3 21 (34.43%) VB
4 12 (19.67%) VBScript
5 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.75%) T-SQL
7 8 (13.11%) Java
8 7 (11.48%) Python
8 7 (11.48%) VB6
9 6 (9.84%) Ruby
10 5 (8.20%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.28%) Perl
12 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.64%) PHP
12 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) ISEB
2 13 (21.31%) ISTQB
3 9 (14.75%) Degree
4 6 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (45.90%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.20%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.95%) Oracle
3 8 (13.11%) Atlassian
4 6 (9.84%) Telerik
4 6 (9.84%) TOWER Software
5 5 (8.20%) Splunk
6 4 (6.56%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.28%) HP
8 1 (1.64%) CA Agile Central