Period
to 18 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for TestRail skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TestRail over the 6 months to 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gurock TestRail
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 870 1049 1086
Rank change year-on-year +179 +37 +113
Permanent jobs citing TestRail 193 112 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.070% 0.066%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.75% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 144 87 94
UK median annual salary £47,500 £44,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.34% +10.63% -23.81%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,900 £29,250
90th Percentile £72,125 £65,000 £63,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% +21.95%

TestRail 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 25,630 32,153 36,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.87% 19.99% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20,376 25,942 29,527
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

TestRail
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing TestRail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for TestRail in the UK

TestRail
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TestRail.

Salary trend for TestRail in the UK

TestRail
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TestRail over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Salary histogram for TestRail in the UK

TestRail
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TestRail within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2019. 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 +164 183 £47,500 +7.34% 15
UK excluding London +133 124 £42,500 -15.00% 13
London +100 68 £62,500 +50.60% 2
South East +57 44 £45,000 -10.00% 4
South West +38 35 £42,500 +34.92% 2
East of England +78 20 £52,500 +162.50% 4
North of England +47 15 £36,500 +4.29% 2
North West +53 9 £32,750 -6.43% 1
Wales +11 7 £35,000 -
North East - 5 £45,000 -
East Midlands +14 1 £37,500 -38.78%
Midlands +14 1 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, IT jobs citing TestRail 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 TestRail.

1 162 (83.94%) JIRA
2 154 (79.79%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (73.06%) Test Automation
4 95 (49.22%) Scrum
5 82 (42.49%) SQL
6 80 (41.45%) QA
7 76 (39.38%) Selenium
8 73 (37.82%) Python
9 68 (35.23%) JavaScript
10 63 (32.64%) Windows
11 60 (31.09%) Test Scripting
12 59 (30.57%) BDD
13 58 (30.05%) Git (software)
13 58 (30.05%) Java
14 53 (27.46%) Kanban
15 51 (26.42%) Linux
16 49 (25.39%) Test Management
16 49 (25.39%) Confluence
17 44 (22.80%) Azure
18 43 (22.28%) Test Strategy
19 42 (21.76%) WebDriver
19 42 (21.76%) Software Delivery
20 41 (21.24%) Cucumber
21 40 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
22 39 (20.21%) ISTQB
22 39 (20.21%) DevOps
23 38 (19.69%) Jenkins
24 37 (19.17%) HP Quality Center
25 36 (18.65%) Android
25 36 (18.65%) Apple iOS

TestRail
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 49 (25.39%) Confluence
2 17 (8.81%) SharePoint
3 14 (7.25%) IIS
3 14 (7.25%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.11%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.04%) CMS
6 2 (1.04%) Drupal
6 2 (1.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 44 (22.80%) Azure
2 24 (12.44%) AWS
3 19 (9.84%) GitHub
4 17 (8.81%) Azure Stack
4 17 (8.81%) Office 365
4 17 (8.81%) OneDrive
5 16 (8.29%) BrowserStack
6 14 (7.25%) Amazon EKS
6 14 (7.25%) npm
7 10 (5.18%) Sauce Labs
8 8 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (3.11%) CloudBees
9 6 (3.11%) IaaS
9 6 (3.11%) OpenShift
9 6 (3.11%) PaaS
10 3 (1.55%) SaaS
11 2 (1.04%) BlazeMeter
11 2 (1.04%) Firebase
12 1 (0.52%) AWS IoT
12 1 (0.52%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.62%) DNS
2 31 (16.06%) TCP/IP
3 20 (10.36%) DHCP
4 17 (8.81%) Firewall
4 17 (8.81%) NetScaler
4 17 (8.81%) Skype
5 14 (7.25%) SSL
6 3 (1.55%) IPsec
6 3 (1.55%) Network Security
6 3 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.04%) Wireless
8 1 (0.52%) Broadband
8 1 (0.52%) HTTP
8 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.84%) Relational Database
3 14 (7.25%) Hadoop
4 10 (5.18%) Blockchain
5 6 (3.11%) MySQL
6 5 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.07%) Big Data
7 4 (2.07%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.52%) Mixpanel
9 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 162 (83.94%) JIRA
2 76 (39.38%) Selenium
3 58 (30.05%) Git (software)
4 42 (21.76%) WebDriver
5 41 (21.24%) Cucumber
6 38 (19.69%) Jenkins
7 35 (18.13%) JMeter
8 34 (17.62%) Zephyr
9 29 (15.03%) Appium
10 27 (13.99%) Maven
10 27 (13.99%) Visual Studio
11 22 (11.40%) Octopus Deploy
12 21 (10.88%) Calabash
13 20 (10.36%) Robot Framework
13 20 (10.36%) SonarQube
14 17 (8.81%) TeamCity
15 16 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (7.77%) SoapUI
17 14 (7.25%) Ant
17 14 (7.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (18.65%) Finance
2 13 (6.74%) Electronics
3 11 (5.70%) Marketing
4 10 (5.18%) Games
5 9 (4.66%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.15%) Banking
6 8 (4.15%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.15%) Public Sector
6 8 (4.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (22.28%) Test Engineer
2 41 (21.24%) Analyst
3 27 (13.99%) QA Engineer
4 25 (12.95%) Platform Engineer
5 22 (11.40%) Test Analyst
6 21 (10.88%) Tester
7 19 (9.84%) QA Analyst
8 18 (9.33%) Test Automation Engineer
9 17 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (8.81%) Senior Test Engineer
10 14 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (7.25%) Software Test Engineer
11 12 (6.22%) Test Manager
12 11 (5.70%) QA Automation Engineer
13 10 (5.18%) Senior Platform Engineer
14 9 (4.66%) Automation Tester
14 9 (4.66%) QA Tester
14 9 (4.66%) Software QA Engineer
15 8 (4.15%) Developer
15 8 (4.15%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.58%) JSON
2 31 (16.06%) CSS
2 31 (16.06%) HTML
3 23 (11.92%) Gherkin
4 21 (10.88%) SOAP
5 20 (10.36%) Web Services
6 19 (9.84%) RESTful
7 14 (7.25%) Elastic Stack
7 14 (7.25%) LAMP
8 12 (6.22%) Swagger
9 11 (5.70%) REST
10 10 (5.18%) .NET
11 9 (4.66%) XML
12 7 (3.63%) Nightwatchjs
12 7 (3.63%) Spring
12 7 (3.63%) Spring Boot
13 6 (3.11%) WCF
14 4 (2.07%) WebdriverIO
15 3 (1.55%) jQuery
16 2 (1.04%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.58%) Mobile App
2 31 (16.06%) User Experience
3 15 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.66%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.63%) Wiki
6 5 (2.59%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.59%) Robotics
7 4 (2.07%) Online Banking
7 4 (2.07%) Social Network
7 4 (2.07%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.55%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.55%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.55%) PKI
9 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.04%) Online Games
10 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.52%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 63 (32.64%) Windows
2 51 (26.42%) Linux
3 36 (18.65%) Android
3 36 (18.65%) Apple iOS
4 33 (17.10%) Mac OS
5 18 (9.33%) Unix
6 14 (7.25%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.07%) CentOS
8 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (79.79%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (73.06%) Test Automation
3 95 (49.22%) Scrum
4 60 (31.09%) Test Scripting
5 59 (30.57%) BDD
6 53 (27.46%) Kanban
7 49 (25.39%) Test Management
8 43 (22.28%) Test Strategy
9 42 (21.76%) Software Delivery
10 40 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (20.21%) DevOps
12 34 (17.62%) TDD
13 32 (16.58%) Case Management
14 31 (16.06%) ITIL
15 30 (15.54%) Manual Testing
15 30 (15.54%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (15.54%) SDLC
15 30 (15.54%) Waterfall
16 25 (12.95%) Functional Testing
17 24 (12.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 82 (42.49%) SQL
2 73 (37.82%) Python
3 68 (35.23%) JavaScript
4 58 (30.05%) Java
5 34 (17.62%) PowerShell
6 28 (14.51%) C#
7 25 (12.95%) Ruby
8 23 (11.92%) PHP
9 22 (11.40%) C
10 21 (10.88%) Bash Shell
11 14 (7.25%) T-SQL
12 8 (4.15%) C++
13 7 (3.63%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.59%) MATLAB
14 5 (2.59%) Perl
15 2 (1.04%) ActionScript
15 2 (1.04%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (1.04%) Uniface
16 1 (0.52%) Groovy
16 1 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (20.21%) ISTQB
2 21 (10.88%) ISEB
3 18 (9.33%) Degree
4 17 (8.81%) Security Cleared
5 15 (7.77%) DV Cleared
6 14 (7.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (6.22%) CCNA
7 12 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (4.66%) CCA
8 9 (4.66%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (4.66%) MCP
8 9 (4.66%) RHCE
9 3 (1.55%) CISSP
10 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (41.45%) QA
2 17 (8.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.52%) GDPR
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (17.10%) Docker
2 17 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.81%) Hyper-V
2 17 (8.81%) Microsoft App-V
2 17 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (8.81%) XenApp
2 17 (8.81%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (19.17%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (8.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 17 (8.81%) SCCM
2 17 (8.81%) SCOM
2 17 (8.81%) SCOrch
3 14 (7.25%) Ansible
3 14 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (7.25%) Puppet
3 14 (7.25%) Terraform
4 10 (5.18%) HP ALM
5 2 (1.04%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 31 (16.06%) Splunk
2 30 (15.54%) Atlassian
3 22 (11.40%) HP
4 17 (8.81%) Cisco
4 17 (8.81%) Citrix
4 17 (8.81%) VMware
5 14 (7.25%) Black Duck
5 14 (7.25%) Microsoft
6 8 (4.15%) SAP
7 4 (2.07%) Apiary
7 4 (2.07%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 4 (2.07%) Google
7 4 (2.07%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com