The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 187 178 182
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.024% 0.026% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.19% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £31,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -21.25%
TestDirector
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
671 527 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.30% 13.66% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 554 458 555
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

TestDirector
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

TestDirector Salary Trend in Manchester

TestDirector
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center