The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 798 807 802
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 73 60 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.059% 0.079%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.44% 0.38% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 39 30 58
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +24.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £72,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16723 15654 16602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.04% 15.38% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14214 13161 14717
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TestDirector across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in England

TestDirector
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TestDirector across the England region.

TestDirector Salary Trend in England

TestDirector
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TestDirector across the England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

TestDirector Salary Histogram in England

TestDirector
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +16 48 £40,000 +2.56%
London -21 10 £60,000 -11.11%
North West - 8 £33,000 -
East of England -22 6 £75,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -
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TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing TestDirector also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TestDirector.

1 110 (68.75%) HP Quality Center
2 89 (55.63%) Windows
3 79 (49.38%) ISEB
3 79 (49.38%) Security Cleared
4 66 (41.25%) SC Cleared
5 59 (36.88%) SQL
6 54 (33.75%) HP
7 52 (32.50%) Test Scripting
8 51 (31.88%) ISTQB
9 47 (29.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 42 (26.25%) QA
11 39 (24.38%) Windows XP
12 38 (23.75%) Oracle
13 37 (23.13%) QuickTest Pro
14 34 (21.25%) Finance
15 32 (20.00%) Test Automation
16 28 (17.50%) Telecoms
17 27 (16.88%) User Acceptance Testing
18 26 (16.25%) WinRunner
19 25 (15.63%) Test Management
20 24 (15.00%) Software Testing
20 24 (15.00%) Netcool
21 23 (14.38%) SharePoint Server
21 23 (14.38%) Performance Testing
21 23 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
22 22 (13.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 22 (13.75%) Test Planning
23 21 (13.13%) UNIX
23 21 (13.13%) MS Excel
24 20 (12.50%) Degree

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing TestDirector also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TestDirector. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (14.38%) SharePoint Server
2 19 (11.88%) MS Exchange
3 14 (8.75%) Oracle 10gAS
3 14 (8.75%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.25%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.88%) MS Office
3 8 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) MS Project
5 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) JDE OneWorld
1 2 (1.25%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.25%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.25%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (0.63%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.13%) SDH
1 5 (3.13%) Ethernet
1 5 (3.13%) MPLS
2 4 (2.50%) HTTP
2 4 (2.50%) WAN
2 4 (2.50%) DNS
2 4 (2.50%) LAN
3 3 (1.88%) LTE
3 3 (1.88%) 4G
3 3 (1.88%) MVNO
4 2 (1.25%) Internet
5 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.25%) Relational Database
2 17 (10.63%) Oracle Database
3 14 (8.75%) Oracle Discoverer
3 14 (8.75%) RDBMS
3 14 (8.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (4.38%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (23.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 26 (16.25%) WinRunner
3 17 (10.63%) Toad
3 17 (10.63%) Oracle Forms
4 15 (9.38%) Selenium
5 14 (8.75%) PVCS
5 14 (8.75%) JDeveloper
6 11 (6.88%) LoadRunner
7 9 (5.63%) JIRA
8 6 (3.75%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (3.13%) Bugzilla
10 4 (2.50%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.50%) MSTest
11 3 (1.88%) ClearQuest
12 2 (1.25%) QARun
12 2 (1.25%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.63%) TestLink
13 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
General
1 34 (21.25%) Finance
2 28 (17.50%) Telecoms
3 16 (10.00%) Retail
4 7 (4.38%) Billing
5 5 (3.13%) Law
6 4 (2.50%) Banking
7 3 (1.88%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Avionics
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (45.63%) Analyst
2 71 (44.38%) Test Analyst
3 22 (13.75%) Test Leader
4 21 (13.13%) Tester
4 21 (13.13%) Senior Analyst
5 20 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 19 (11.88%) Test Manager
7 16 (10.00%) Test Engineer
8 14 (8.75%) Applications Support
9 11 (6.88%) Consultant
10 10 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
10 10 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
11 9 (5.63%) Applications Support Consultant
11 9 (5.63%) Applications Consultant
11 9 (5.63%) Support Consultant
12 7 (4.38%) Software Engineer
12 7 (4.38%) Senior Tester
12 7 (4.38%) Software Test Engineer
12 7 (4.38%) Performance Test Leader
13 6 (3.75%) Infrastructure Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.75%) Web Services
1 14 (8.75%) Oracle ADF
2 5 (3.13%) XML
3 2 (1.25%) .NET
3 2 (1.25%) jQuery
4 1 (0.63%) REST
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.88%) Clustering
2 15 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.00%) AS400
4 7 (4.38%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.38%) Open Source
5 6 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.13%) GIS
6 5 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.63%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.63%) Handset
9 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 89 (55.63%) Windows
2 47 (29.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (24.38%) Windows XP
4 21 (13.13%) UNIX
5 6 (3.75%) Linux
6 5 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.50%) Test Scripting
2 32 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 27 (16.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (15.63%) Test Management
5 24 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 23 (14.38%) Performance Testing
6 23 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (13.75%) Test Planning
8 16 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 16 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 14 (8.75%) UML
9 14 (8.75%) RAD
9 14 (8.75%) SSADM
10 11 (6.88%) V-Model
11 10 (6.25%) Software Distribution
11 10 (6.25%) SOA
12 9 (5.63%) Workflow
12 9 (5.63%) Automation Testing
13 8 (5.00%) Waterfall
13 8 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 59 (36.88%) SQL
2 14 (8.75%) PL/SQL
3 8 (5.00%) Java
4 6 (3.75%) C#
5 5 (3.13%) C
6 2 (1.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.25%) PHP
7 1 (0.63%) C++
7 1 (0.63%) VBA
7 1 (0.63%) Python
7 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.63%) Ruby
7 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 79 (49.38%) ISEB
1 79 (49.38%) Security Cleared
2 66 (41.25%) SC Cleared
3 51 (31.88%) ISTQB
4 22 (13.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (12.50%) Degree
6 17 (10.63%) DV Cleared
7 8 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.25%) CCA
8 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (26.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 110 (68.75%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (15.00%) Netcool
3 19 (11.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 19 (11.88%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (33.75%) HP
2 38 (23.75%) Oracle
3 19 (11.88%) Citrix
3 19 (11.88%) Veritas
3 19 (11.88%) McAfee
4 16 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (8.75%) Serena
6 9 (5.63%) VMware
6 9 (5.63%) SAP
7 7 (4.38%) Business Objects
8 6 (3.75%) Fujitsu
9 5 (3.13%) Cramer
9 5 (3.13%) Altiris
9 5 (3.13%) Remedy
9 5 (3.13%) Infovista
10 3 (1.88%) Sitecore
11 2 (1.25%) Lotus
12 1 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.63%) Telelogic