The table below looks at the statistics for QADirector skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QADirector over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compuware QADirector
Rank 890 908 884
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Permanent jobs citing QADirector 10 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.052% 0.011% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Average salary £70,000 £48,750 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.58% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £47,750 £58,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £49,750 £87,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 - £75,000

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19174 18524 16190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.32% 16.12% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16303 15346 13789
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

QADirector
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QADirector within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

QADirector Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QADirector
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QADirector within the UK.

QADirector Salary Trend in the UK

QADirector
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QADirector over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

QADirector Salary Histogram in the UK

QADirector
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QADirector within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
England +23 10 £70,000 +43.58%
London +5 3 £60,000 +23.07%
Reading - 3 £80,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £80,000 -
South East - 3 £80,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £25,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £25,000 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £52,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
South West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £52,500 -

QADirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing QADirector 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 QADirector.

1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Selenium
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
6 4 (26.67%) People Management
6 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
6 4 (26.67%) TestDirector
6 4 (26.67%) Python
6 4 (26.67%) C
6 4 (26.67%) C++
6 4 (26.67%) Perl
6 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (26.67%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (13.33%) Open Source
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) SDLC

QADirector
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing QADirector 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 QADirector. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) TestDirector
3 2 (13.33%) JMeter
3 2 (13.33%) TestPartner
3 2 (13.33%) TestNG
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 5 (33.33%) QA Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Test Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Senior QA Manager
2 4 (26.67%) QA Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Development Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Development Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) Grails
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (26.67%) People Management
6 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (13.33%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Open Source
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) C
2 4 (26.67%) C++
2 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft