The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 252 242 231
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 2 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.074% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.50% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 12
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -1.40%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
TestDirector
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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1257 1004 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.78% 14.87% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 883 1067
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

TestDirector
Salary Trend in the North West

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

TestDirector Salary Trend in the North West

TestDirector
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Manchester -19 2 £35,500 +1.42%
TestDirector
England

TestDirector
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center