The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 77 81 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 8 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.72% 0.91% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.30% 5.78% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 7
Average salary £75,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.54% +10.71%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -9.58%
TestDirector
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
186 173 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.74% 15.74% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 134 154 147
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,758
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

TestDirector
Salary Trend in Essex

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

TestDirector Salary Trend in Essex

TestDirector
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Brentwood +3 4 £72,500 -
TestDirector
East of England

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 9 (75.00%) HP
1 9 (75.00%) QA
2 6 (50.00%) AS400
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) ISEB
3 5 (41.67%) Workflow
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (25.00%) AWD
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) SAP
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) V-Model
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Testing Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) Testing Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Workflow
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) V-Model
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (25.00%) SAP