The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 140 132 137
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 6 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 0.37% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.18% 4.09% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £34,250 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+12.40% +0.73%
TestDirector
Berkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
275 220 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.09% 9.06% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 233 181 195
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

TestDirector
Salary Trend in Reading

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

TestDirector Salary Trend in Reading

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (95.00%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 16 (80.00%) ISEB
4 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (60.00%) Windows XP
5 12 (60.00%) SharePoint Server
6 10 (50.00%) LoadRunner
6 10 (50.00%) Test Management
7 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
8 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
8 8 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (35.00%) WinRunner
9 7 (35.00%) C
9 7 (35.00%) C#
9 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (35.00%) Replication
9 7 (35.00%) VMware
9 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
9 7 (35.00%) vSphere
9 7 (35.00%) Performance Engineering
10 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 5 (25.00%) SQL
11 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (20.00%) Citrix
11 4 (20.00%) Active Directory

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 12 (60.00%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 8 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (35.00%) WinRunner
4 3 (15.00%) Bugzilla
4 3 (15.00%) JIRA
4 3 (15.00%) Selenium
4 3 (15.00%) MSTest
5 2 (10.00%) ClearQuest
6 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Tester
2 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Performance Tester
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Tester
5 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Tester
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Replication
2 4 (20.00%) Clustering
3 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (50.00%) Test Management
3 7 (35.00%) Performance Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (15.00%) V-Model
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C
1 7 (35.00%) C#
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (80.00%) ISEB
3 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (35.00%) vSphere
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (95.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (20.00%) Netcool
2 4 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
2 4 (20.00%) Veritas
2 4 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft