The table below looks at the statistics for TestDirector skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TestDirector over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 804 797 783
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 92 84 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.077% 0.092%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 0.51% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 46 52 75
Average salary £50,000 £37,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.45% +3.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £95,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
17819 16567 16345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.64% 15.23% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14803 14129 14160
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,515
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,100 £63,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

TestDirector
Jobs Demand Trend

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

TestDirector Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TestDirector
Salary Trend

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

TestDirector Salary Trend in the UK

TestDirector
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TestDirector over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 within the UK.

TestDirector Salary Histogram in the UK

TestDirector
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +5 92 £50,000 +33.33% 4
South East +21 56 £40,000 +9.58% 2
Berkshire +22 37 £38,750 -1.27% 2
Reading +23 33 £45,000 +32.35% 2
London +12 21 £55,000 -33.33% 2
East of England -16 12 £75,000 +100.00%
Essex +1 11 £75,000 +93.54%
Buckinghamshire +4 10 £40,000 +11.11%
Milton Keynes -2 10 £40,000 +45.45%
City of London +21 7 £50,000 -48.71%
Brentwood -7 4 £72,500 -
Hampshire -7 4 £53,500 +40.78%
Surrey -6 3 £52,500 -10.63%
Guildford - 3 £52,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £40,000 -
Manchester -5 2 £35,500 +1.42%
North West -24 2 £35,500 +1.42%
Basingstoke - 2 - -
East Midlands -2 1 £55,000 +74.60%
Slough -5 1 £37,500 -15.73%
West Midlands -20 1 £55,000 +62.96%
Yorkshire -43 1 £55,000 +74.60%
Warwickshire - 1 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £62,500 -
South West - 1 £62,500 -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Havant - 1 £54,000 -

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 120 (68.57%) HP Quality Center
2 96 (54.86%) Windows
3 91 (52.00%) ISEB
4 83 (47.43%) Security Cleared
5 78 (44.57%) SC Cleared
6 56 (32.00%) Test Scripting
7 54 (30.86%) HP
8 53 (30.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 52 (29.71%) SQL
10 47 (26.86%) Finance
10 47 (26.86%) ISTQB
11 40 (22.86%) Windows XP
12 38 (21.71%) QA
13 35 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
14 33 (18.86%) Telecoms
15 30 (17.14%) Test Management
15 30 (17.14%) Test Automation
16 26 (14.86%) User Acceptance Testing
17 25 (14.29%) WinRunner
18 24 (13.71%) UNIX
18 24 (13.71%) Performance Testing
19 23 (13.14%) Retail
19 23 (13.14%) Software Testing
20 22 (12.57%) Oracle
20 22 (12.57%) DV Cleared
20 22 (12.57%) SharePoint Server
21 21 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 19 (10.86%) MS Excel
23 18 (10.29%) Netcool
23 18 (10.29%) OpenView Configuration Management

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 22 (12.57%) SharePoint Server
2 15 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 14 (8.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 14 (8.00%) Oracle 10gAS
4 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.14%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.57%) IIS
7 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (10.86%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.57%) MS Office
3 10 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (1.14%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.14%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.14%) AWD
2 2 (1.14%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) LTE
1 4 (2.29%) 4G
2 3 (1.71%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.29%) Relational Database
2 14 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 14 (8.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 14 (8.00%) RDBMS
2 14 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 25 (14.29%) WinRunner
3 14 (8.00%) Selenium
3 14 (8.00%) LoadRunner
3 14 (8.00%) PVCS
3 14 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (8.00%) Toad
3 14 (8.00%) JDeveloper
4 9 (5.14%) JIRA
5 5 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.14%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.57%) Hudson
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Continuum
8 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.57%) XDE
8 1 (0.57%) ClearQuest
General
1 47 (26.86%) Finance
2 33 (18.86%) Telecoms
3 23 (13.14%) Retail
4 11 (6.29%) Billing
5 8 (4.57%) Law
6 6 (3.43%) Banking
7 5 (2.86%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.57%) Back Office
9 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.57%) Marketing
9 1 (0.57%) Avionics
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (54.86%) Analyst
2 93 (53.14%) Test Analyst
3 23 (13.14%) Test Manager
4 22 (12.57%) Test Leader
5 18 (10.29%) Tester
6 17 (9.71%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (8.57%) Senior Test Analyst
8 14 (8.00%) Applications Support
9 12 (6.86%) Consultant
10 11 (6.29%) Performance Test Leader
11 9 (5.14%) Applications Support Consultant
11 9 (5.14%) Applications Consultant
11 9 (5.14%) Support Consultant
12 7 (4.00%) Test Engineer
12 7 (4.00%) Performance Analyst
12 7 (4.00%) Performance Test Analyst
13 6 (3.43%) Middle Office Analyst
13 6 (3.43%) Senior Manager
14 5 (2.86%) Oracle Applications Support
15 4 (2.29%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.00%) Oracle ADF
2 11 (6.29%) Web Services
3 4 (2.29%) .NET
4 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.14%) XML
4 2 (1.14%) jQuery
5 1 (0.57%) REST
5 1 (0.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.57%) Clustering
2 13 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.00%) AS400
4 4 (2.29%) Open Source
4 4 (2.29%) GIS
5 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.57%) Handset
6 1 (0.57%) Replication
6 1 (0.57%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.57%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 96 (54.86%) Windows
2 53 (30.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 40 (22.86%) Windows XP
4 24 (13.71%) UNIX
5 7 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (32.00%) Test Scripting
2 30 (17.14%) Test Management
2 30 (17.14%) Test Automation
3 26 (14.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (13.71%) Performance Testing
5 23 (13.14%) Software Testing
6 16 (9.14%) PRINCE2
7 15 (8.57%) UML
8 14 (8.00%) RAD
8 14 (8.00%) SSADM
8 14 (8.00%) Software Distribution
8 14 (8.00%) Test Planning
9 12 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (6.29%) Functional Testing
11 10 (5.71%) Workflow
12 9 (5.14%) Automated Testing
12 9 (5.14%) V-Model
13 7 (4.00%) Manual Testing
13 7 (4.00%) SOA
14 6 (3.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (29.71%) SQL
2 14 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (2.86%) Java
4 4 (2.29%) C
4 4 (2.29%) C#
5 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.14%) PHP
5 2 (1.14%) VBScript
5 2 (1.14%) VB
5 2 (1.14%) VBA
6 1 (0.57%) Python
6 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.57%) Ruby
6 1 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 91 (52.00%) ISEB
2 83 (47.43%) Security Cleared
3 78 (44.57%) SC Cleared
4 47 (26.86%) ISTQB
5 22 (12.57%) DV Cleared
6 21 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (10.29%) Degree
8 7 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (1.14%) CCA
9 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (21.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 120 (68.57%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (10.29%) Netcool
2 18 (10.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (8.57%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (30.86%) HP
2 22 (12.57%) Oracle
3 16 (9.14%) Citrix
4 15 (8.57%) Veritas
4 15 (8.57%) McAfee
5 14 (8.00%) Serena
6 10 (5.71%) Fujitsu
6 10 (5.71%) Microsoft
7 9 (5.14%) SAP
8 7 (4.00%) Altiris
9 5 (2.86%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.14%) Lotus
10 2 (1.14%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.14%) Charles River
10 2 (1.14%) Vermilion
11 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.57%) Telelogic
11 1 (0.57%) PeopleSoft
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