Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gurock TestRail
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 878 1053 1104
Rank change year-on-year +175 +51 +130
Permanent jobs citing TestRail 198 133 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.079% 0.065%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% 0.39% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 162 107 85
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +16.88% -26.67%
10th Percentile £32,625 £29,350 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.00% +33.33% +19.05%

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 27,028 33,821 36,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.12% 20.20% 20.58%
Number of salaries quoted 21,336 27,347 29,656
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 £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.11% +3.45% +2.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +170 190 £47,500 +5.56% 13
UK excluding London +136 135 £44,500 -11.00% 13
London +71 63 £62,500 +41.24% 2
South West +61 54 £44,500 +41.27% 2
South East +67 38 £42,500 -15.00% 4
North of England +25 18 £42,500 +17.24% 2
North West +40 12 £32,750 -9.66% 1
East of England +81 11 £50,000 +185.71% 3
Wales +12 7 £35,000 -
Midlands +22 6 £47,500 -17.39%
North East - 5 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £47,500 -
East Midlands -6 2 £31,250 -45.65%
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 166 (83.84%) JIRA
2 157 (79.29%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (64.14%) Test Automation
4 109 (55.05%) Scrum
5 102 (51.52%) SQL
6 85 (42.93%) Python
7 84 (42.42%) QA
8 76 (38.38%) Selenium
9 73 (36.87%) JavaScript
10 68 (34.34%) Windows
11 64 (32.32%) Linux
11 64 (32.32%) Continuous Integration
12 61 (30.81%) Test Scripting
13 57 (28.79%) Confluence
14 56 (28.28%) Kanban
15 53 (26.77%) BDD
16 52 (26.26%) Azure
17 50 (25.25%) Mac OS
17 50 (25.25%) Visual Studio
18 49 (24.75%) SQL Server
18 49 (24.75%) Java
19 47 (23.74%) PowerShell
19 47 (23.74%) Zephyr
20 46 (23.23%) Test Management
20 46 (23.23%) DNS
21 45 (22.73%) PHP
21 45 (22.73%) Cucumber
22 44 (22.22%) DHCP
23 43 (21.72%) TCP/IP
23 43 (21.72%) CRM

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 57 (28.79%) Confluence
2 41 (20.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.01%) CMS
4 2 (1.01%) Drupal
4 2 (1.01%) IIS
4 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.01%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 52 (26.26%) Azure
2 41 (20.71%) Azure Stack
2 41 (20.71%) Office 365
2 41 (20.71%) OneDrive
3 12 (6.06%) GitHub
4 10 (5.05%) AWS
4 10 (5.05%) BrowserStack
5 7 (3.54%) Sauce Labs
6 3 (1.52%) CloudBees
6 3 (1.52%) Google Play
6 3 (1.52%) IaaS
6 3 (1.52%) iTunes
6 3 (1.52%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.52%) PaaS
6 3 (1.52%) SaaS
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (1.01%) Firebase
7 2 (1.01%) GCP
7 2 (1.01%) npm
8 1 (0.51%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 46 (23.23%) DNS
2 44 (22.22%) DHCP
3 43 (21.72%) TCP/IP
4 41 (20.71%) NetScaler
4 41 (20.71%) Skype
5 5 (2.53%) Firewall
6 3 (1.52%) IPsec
6 3 (1.52%) Network Security
7 2 (1.01%) SSL
8 1 (0.51%) WAN
8 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (24.75%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.56%) Blockchain
4 7 (3.54%) MySQL
5 6 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.53%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.02%) Big Data
8 3 (1.52%) Mixpanel
9 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 166 (83.84%) JIRA
2 76 (38.38%) Selenium
3 50 (25.25%) Visual Studio
4 47 (23.74%) Zephyr
5 45 (22.73%) Cucumber
6 40 (20.20%) WebDriver
7 33 (16.67%) JMeter
8 28 (14.14%) Git (software)
9 26 (13.13%) Appium
10 22 (11.11%) SpecFlow
11 21 (10.61%) SoapUI
12 19 (9.60%) Jenkins
13 17 (8.59%) Calabash
13 17 (8.59%) Robot Framework
14 15 (7.58%) Maven
15 13 (6.57%) LoadRunner
16 10 (5.05%) monkeyrunner
16 10 (5.05%) Robotium
17 8 (4.04%) Bugzilla
18 7 (3.54%) WATIR
General
1 18 (9.09%) Finance
1 18 (9.09%) Public Sector
2 15 (7.58%) Electronics
3 14 (7.07%) Marketing
4 11 (5.56%) Retail
4 11 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.05%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.55%) Games
7 7 (3.54%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (22.22%) Analyst
2 41 (20.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (13.13%) Test Engineer
4 24 (12.12%) Test Analyst
5 23 (11.62%) QA Engineer
6 22 (11.11%) Tester
7 20 (10.10%) QA Analyst
8 11 (5.56%) Test Manager
9 10 (5.05%) QA Leader
9 10 (5.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.05%) Senior Test Engineer
10 9 (4.55%) Architect
10 9 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
10 9 (4.55%) Automation Tester
10 9 (4.55%) Developer
10 9 (4.55%) QA Tester
10 9 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
10 9 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
11 8 (4.04%) QA Automation Engineer
12 7 (3.54%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.62%) SOAP
2 20 (10.10%) Gherkin
2 20 (10.10%) JSON
3 19 (9.60%) HTML
3 19 (9.60%) RESTful
4 18 (9.09%) CSS
4 18 (9.09%) Swagger
5 13 (6.57%) Spring
5 13 (6.57%) Spring Boot
5 13 (6.57%) Web Services
6 12 (6.06%) REST
7 10 (5.05%) XML
8 7 (3.54%) .NET
9 5 (2.53%) Apache Flex
9 5 (2.53%) WCF
10 3 (1.52%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.52%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.52%) jQuery
11 2 (1.01%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (1.01%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.68%) Mobile App
2 22 (11.11%) User Experience
3 13 (6.57%) Wiki
4 12 (6.06%) e-Learning
5 10 (5.05%) Mobile Computing
6 9 (4.55%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.03%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.53%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.53%) Robotics
9 3 (1.52%) PKI
10 2 (1.01%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.01%) Online Games
11 1 (0.51%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.51%) EPoS
11 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.51%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.51%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 68 (34.34%) Windows
2 64 (32.32%) Linux
3 50 (25.25%) Mac OS
4 41 (20.71%) Unix
5 23 (11.62%) Android
5 23 (11.62%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.02%) CentOS
7 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.01%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (79.29%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (64.14%) Test Automation
3 109 (55.05%) Scrum
4 64 (32.32%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (30.81%) Test Scripting
6 56 (28.28%) Kanban
7 53 (26.77%) BDD
8 46 (23.23%) Test Management
9 43 (21.72%) CRM
9 43 (21.72%) ITIL
10 41 (20.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 33 (16.67%) Test Strategy
12 28 (14.14%) TDD
13 26 (13.13%) Manual Testing
13 26 (13.13%) MODAF
13 26 (13.13%) PRINCE2
14 21 (10.61%) Performance Testing
15 19 (9.60%) API Testing
15 19 (9.60%) Non-Functional Testing
15 19 (9.60%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (51.52%) SQL
2 85 (42.93%) Python
3 73 (36.87%) JavaScript
4 49 (24.75%) Java
5 47 (23.74%) PowerShell
6 45 (22.73%) PHP
7 17 (8.59%) Ruby
8 13 (6.57%) C
8 13 (6.57%) Shell Script
9 11 (5.56%) C#
10 10 (5.05%) Bash Shell
10 10 (5.05%) C++
11 5 (2.53%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.53%) Perl
12 4 (2.02%) Uniface
13 2 (1.01%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.01%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.51%) Groovy
14 1 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (20.71%) ISTQB
2 35 (17.68%) Security Cleared
3 33 (16.67%) Degree
4 29 (14.65%) CCNA
4 29 (14.65%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (14.14%) DV Cleared
6 26 (13.13%) CCA
6 26 (13.13%) MCP
6 26 (13.13%) RHCE
7 23 (11.62%) Citrix Certification
8 21 (10.61%) ISEB
9 15 (7.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.01%) CISSP
12 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (42.42%) QA
2 41 (20.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.51%) GDPR
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (20.71%) Active Directory
1 41 (20.71%) Hyper-V
1 41 (20.71%) Microsoft App-V
1 41 (20.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 41 (20.71%) XenApp
1 41 (20.71%) XenDesktop
2 13 (6.57%) Docker
3 3 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (20.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 41 (20.71%) SCCM
1 41 (20.71%) SCOM
1 41 (20.71%) SCOrch
2 31 (15.66%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (5.56%) HP ALM
4 2 (1.01%) Ansible
4 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.01%) Puppet
4 2 (1.01%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (21.72%) Splunk
2 41 (20.71%) Cisco
2 41 (20.71%) VMware
3 38 (19.19%) Citrix
4 36 (18.18%) Atlassian
5 30 (15.15%) HP
6 10 (5.05%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.05%) SAP
7 7 (3.54%) Google
8 4 (2.02%) Apiary
9 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.01%) Black Duck
10 2 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.01%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.51%) Apple
11 1 (0.51%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 1 (0.51%) Facebook