Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SmartBear Software TestComplete
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1112 1120 1229
Rank change year-on-year +8 +109 +50
Permanent jobs citing TestComplete 83 61 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.035% 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 69 58 47
UK median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -13.58% +8.00%
10th Percentile £29,500 £21,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,375 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -25.00%

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 36,691 33,677 36,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.69% 19.58% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 30,031 28,448 31,256
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for TestComplete in the UK

TestComplete
Top 10 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 19 April 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 +37 79 £41,000 +17.14% 9
UK excluding London -13 62 £40,000 +14.29% 12
North of England +9 26 £40,000 +23.08% 2
London +25 21 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire +21 21 £40,000 +23.08% 1
South East -21 17 £30,000 +5.26% 2
South West - 10 £40,000 - 2
East of England -13 5 £47,500 +18.75%
North West -21 5 £42,000 +12.00% 1
Scotland -22 4 £34,000 -15.00% 3

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing TestComplete also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for TestComplete.

1 77 (92.77%) Test Automation
2 59 (71.08%) Selenium
3 55 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (62.65%) QA
5 38 (45.78%) C#
6 31 (37.35%) ISTQB
7 30 (36.14%) SQL
8 29 (34.94%) .NET
9 26 (31.33%) LoadRunner
9 26 (31.33%) JMeter
10 25 (30.12%) HP UFT
11 24 (28.92%) WebDriver
11 24 (28.92%) Jenkins
12 23 (27.71%) Regression Testing
12 23 (27.71%) ISEB
13 22 (26.51%) Performance Testing
14 21 (25.30%) Java
14 21 (25.30%) Finance
15 20 (24.10%) DevOps
16 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
17 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
17 18 (21.69%) VB.NET
17 18 (21.69%) Software Testing
18 17 (20.48%) Cucumber
18 17 (20.48%) SoapUI
19 16 (19.28%) SDLC
19 16 (19.28%) Oracle
20 15 (18.07%) Python
20 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
20 15 (18.07%) HP

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 12 (14.46%) Confluence
2 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (13.25%) Slack
3 8 (9.64%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (4.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Skype
1 2 (2.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 59 (71.08%) Selenium
2 26 (31.33%) JMeter
2 26 (31.33%) LoadRunner
3 25 (30.12%) HP UFT
4 24 (28.92%) Jenkins
4 24 (28.92%) WebDriver
5 17 (20.48%) Cucumber
5 17 (20.48%) SoapUI
6 15 (18.07%) GitLab
6 15 (18.07%) LoadUI
6 15 (18.07%) NeoLoad
6 15 (18.07%) WebLOAD
7 13 (15.66%) JIRA
7 13 (15.66%) Maven
8 12 (14.46%) Gatling
8 12 (14.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (13.25%) Mockito
9 11 (13.25%) Robot Framework
9 11 (13.25%) The Grinder
9 11 (13.25%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (25.30%) Finance
2 15 (18.07%) Retail
3 10 (12.05%) Advertising
3 10 (12.05%) Legal
4 8 (9.64%) Banking
5 7 (8.43%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 33 (39.76%) Test Engineer
2 32 (38.55%) Test Automation Engineer
3 31 (37.35%) Tester
4 21 (25.30%) Automation Tester
5 15 (18.07%) Performance Tester
6 14 (16.87%) Performance Engineer
6 14 (16.87%) Performance Test Engineer
7 12 (14.46%) Consultant
8 11 (13.25%) Test Consultant
9 10 (12.05%) Analyst
9 10 (12.05%) Test Analyst
10 9 (10.84%) Product Consultant
10 9 (10.84%) Senior Software Tester
10 9 (10.84%) Senior Tester
10 9 (10.84%) Software Tester
11 7 (8.43%) QA Engineer
11 7 (8.43%) Software Test Engineer
12 6 (7.23%) QA Tester
12 6 (7.23%) Software Developer
12 6 (7.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.94%) .NET
2 12 (14.46%) REST
3 11 (13.25%) Gherkin
3 11 (13.25%) Nightwatchjs
4 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET
5 9 (10.84%) SOAP
6 8 (9.64%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (8.43%) Web Services
7 7 (8.43%) WPF
8 5 (6.02%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.61%) HTML
9 3 (3.61%) HTML5
9 3 (3.61%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.41%) .NET Core
10 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.41%) D3.js
10 2 (2.41%) WCF
11 1 (1.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Fintech
1 10 (12.05%) Mainframe
2 5 (6.02%) Equities
2 5 (6.02%) Fixed Income
2 5 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) Derivative
3 4 (4.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.82%) Hedge funds
3 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (92.77%) Test Automation
2 55 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (27.71%) Regression Testing
4 22 (26.51%) Performance Testing
5 20 (24.10%) DevOps
6 18 (21.69%) Software Testing
7 16 (19.28%) SDLC
8 14 (16.87%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (16.87%) Scrum
9 13 (15.66%) BDD
9 13 (15.66%) Manual Testing
9 13 (15.66%) Scenario Testing
9 13 (15.66%) TDD
9 13 (15.66%) Test Scripting
10 11 (13.25%) Test Management
11 10 (12.05%) CRUD
11 10 (12.05%) Line Management
11 10 (12.05%) Open Source
11 10 (12.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (12.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.78%) C#
2 30 (36.14%) SQL
3 21 (25.30%) Java
4 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
5 18 (21.69%) VB.NET
6 15 (18.07%) Python
7 14 (16.87%) T-SQL
8 13 (15.66%) Ruby
9 12 (14.46%) Groovy
10 11 (13.25%) C++
11 8 (9.64%) COBOL
11 8 (9.64%) Pascal
12 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.41%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.20%) Scala
13 1 (1.20%) VB
13 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (37.35%) ISTQB
2 23 (27.71%) ISEB
3 15 (18.07%) Degree
3 15 (18.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared
4 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (62.65%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) Docker
2 3 (3.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) Kubernetes
1 11 (13.25%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (13.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Oracle
2 15 (18.07%) HP
2 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.25%) CA
3 11 (13.25%) CA Agile Central
3 11 (13.25%) Google
3 11 (13.25%) IBM
3 11 (13.25%) Micro Focus
4 8 (9.64%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (9.64%) SAP