The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 110 122 119
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 29 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 0.66% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.31% 6.07% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 7
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £32,500 £51,100
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -25.00%
Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
349 247 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.58% 10.86% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 281 203 250
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
TestDirector
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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 1 August 2014, 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 37 (92.50%) HP Quality Center
2 35 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 35 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 35 (87.50%) Windows
3 28 (70.00%) ISEB
4 27 (67.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (57.50%) ISTQB
6 22 (55.00%) Telecoms
7 20 (50.00%) Test Management
8 19 (47.50%) Finance
8 19 (47.50%) Retail
9 18 (45.00%) DV Cleared
10 15 (37.50%) Test Scripting
11 13 (32.50%) Software Distribution
12 10 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
12 10 (25.00%) Fujitsu
13 9 (22.50%) Integration Testing
13 9 (22.50%) WinRunner
13 9 (22.50%) Windows XP
14 8 (20.00%) Performance Testing
15 7 (17.50%) HP
16 6 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
17 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
17 5 (12.50%) Netcool
17 5 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 5 (12.50%) Change Management
17 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
17 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
17 5 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
18 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Project
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (22.50%) WinRunner
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 19 (47.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Analyst
1 16 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 13 (32.50%) Test Leader
3 11 (27.50%) Test Manager
4 7 (17.50%) Performance Test Leader
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (87.50%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (22.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Test Management
2 15 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 13 (32.50%) Software Distribution
4 9 (22.50%) Integration Testing
5 8 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 5 (12.50%) Change Management
6 5 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
7 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.00%) System Testing
8 3 (7.50%) CRM
9 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.00%) DSDM
9 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
9 2 (5.00%) Functional Testing
9 2 (5.00%) V-Model
10 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C#
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (87.50%) Security Cleared
1 35 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 28 (70.00%) ISEB
3 23 (57.50%) ISTQB
4 18 (45.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (92.50%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (12.50%) Netcool
2 5 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Fujitsu
2 7 (17.50%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) McAfee
4 1 (2.50%) Veritas
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle