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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 142 123 124
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 1 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.045% 0.64% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 5.86% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 1
Average salary - £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -3.07%
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
266 256 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.93% 10.90% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 218 211 178
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 29 May 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (90.91%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (72.73%) ISEB
4 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
4 8 (72.73%) Windows XP
4 8 (72.73%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
5 7 (63.64%) vSphere
5 7 (63.64%) Performance Engineering
5 7 (63.64%) Replication
5 7 (63.64%) VMware
5 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
5 7 (63.64%) Test Management
5 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
5 7 (63.64%) C
5 7 (63.64%) C#
5 7 (63.64%) LoadRunner
6 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) HP
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
9 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
9 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (9.09%) SQL
9 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
1 8 (72.73%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Performance Tester
1 7 (63.64%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (72.73%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) Test Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
1 7 (63.64%) C
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) vSphere
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft