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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 812 811 793
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 90 73 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.067% 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.44% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 43 38 72
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £75,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%

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
17938 16518 16982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.77% 15.09% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15117 13939 14921
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 November 2014 within the UK.

TestDirector Salary Histogram in the UK

TestDirector
Top 25 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 27 November 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
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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 -6 90 £40,000 +6.66% 3
South East +15 57 £40,000 +2.56%
Berkshire +39 38 £38,000 +18.75%
Reading +24 34 £37,500 +17.18%
East of England -17 13 £75,000 +100.00%
Essex 0 12 £75,000 +93.54%
London -5 12 £60,000 -27.27% 2
Buckinghamshire - 8 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 8 £40,000 -
North West -2 7 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Manchester -9 7 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Bolton - 6 £33,000 - 1
City of London +29 5 £50,000 -51.21% 1
Hampshire -9 5 £53,500 -
Basingstoke +13 3 - -
Surrey -16 3 £52,500 +34.61%
Brentwood -18 3 £72,500 -
Guildford - 3 £52,500 -
Maidenhead - 2 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £58,750 -
South West - 2 £58,750 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Havant - 1 £54,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £40,000 -

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 119 (68.79%) HP Quality Center
2 99 (57.23%) Windows
3 88 (50.87%) Security Cleared
4 87 (50.29%) ISEB
5 76 (43.93%) SC Cleared
6 59 (34.10%) Test Scripting
6 59 (34.10%) SQL
7 54 (31.21%) ISTQB
8 53 (30.64%) HP
9 52 (30.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (23.12%) Windows XP
10 40 (23.12%) QA
11 39 (22.54%) QuickTest Pro
11 39 (22.54%) Finance
12 32 (18.50%) Oracle
12 32 (18.50%) Test Automation
13 29 (16.76%) Test Management
13 29 (16.76%) WinRunner
14 28 (16.18%) User Acceptance Testing
15 27 (15.61%) Telecoms
16 25 (14.45%) MS Excel
17 22 (12.72%) DV Cleared
17 22 (12.72%) Performance Testing
17 22 (12.72%) SharePoint Server
17 22 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (12.72%) UNIX
18 21 (12.14%) Netcool
18 21 (12.14%) Software Testing
18 21 (12.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 19 (10.98%) Clustering

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (12.72%) SharePoint Server
2 19 (10.98%) MS Exchange
3 14 (8.09%) Oracle Application Server
3 14 (8.09%) Oracle 10gAS
4 5 (2.89%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (14.45%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.09%) MS Office
3 9 (5.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.89%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.16%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.16%) AWD
1 2 (1.16%) SAP FSCM
1 2 (1.16%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.58%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.31%) LAN
1 4 (2.31%) WAN
1 4 (2.31%) HTTP
1 4 (2.31%) DNS
2 3 (1.73%) Internet
3 2 (1.16%) MPLS
3 2 (1.16%) LTE
3 2 (1.16%) 4G
3 2 (1.16%) MVNO
3 2 (1.16%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.16%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.40%) Relational Database
2 14 (8.09%) Oracle Database
2 14 (8.09%) Oracle Discoverer
2 14 (8.09%) RDBMS
2 14 (8.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (22.54%) QuickTest Pro
2 29 (16.76%) WinRunner
3 16 (9.25%) Selenium
4 14 (8.09%) LoadRunner
4 14 (8.09%) PVCS
4 14 (8.09%) Oracle Forms
4 14 (8.09%) Toad
4 14 (8.09%) JDeveloper
5 11 (6.36%) JIRA
6 6 (3.47%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (2.89%) Bugzilla
7 5 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.31%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.31%) MSTest
9 3 (1.73%) ClearQuest
10 2 (1.16%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.58%) TestLink
11 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.58%) Hudson
General
1 39 (22.54%) Finance
2 27 (15.61%) Telecoms
3 18 (10.40%) Retail
4 7 (4.05%) Law
5 6 (3.47%) Billing
5 6 (3.47%) Banking
6 5 (2.89%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Marketing
7 1 (0.58%) Avionics
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 82 (47.40%) Analyst
2 80 (46.24%) Test Analyst
3 25 (14.45%) Test Leader
4 21 (12.14%) Tester
5 20 (11.56%) Test Manager
5 20 (11.56%) Senior Analyst
6 19 (10.98%) Senior Test Analyst
7 14 (8.09%) Test Engineer
7 14 (8.09%) Applications Support
8 11 (6.36%) Consultant
8 11 (6.36%) Performance Test Leader
9 9 (5.20%) Applications Support Consultant
9 9 (5.20%) Applications Consultant
9 9 (5.20%) Support Consultant
10 8 (4.62%) Senior Tester
10 8 (4.62%) Performance Analyst
10 8 (4.62%) Performance Test Analyst
11 6 (3.47%) Infrastructure Tester
12 5 (2.89%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.89%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.09%) Web Services
1 14 (8.09%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (1.16%) jQuery
2 2 (1.16%) XML
2 2 (1.16%) .NET
3 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.98%) Clustering
2 15 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.78%) AS400
4 8 (4.62%) Open Source
5 5 (2.89%) GIS
5 5 (2.89%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.31%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.73%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.73%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.58%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.58%) Handset
9 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 99 (57.23%) Windows
2 52 (30.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 40 (23.12%) Windows XP
4 22 (12.72%) UNIX
5 6 (3.47%) Linux
5 6 (3.47%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (34.10%) Test Scripting
2 32 (18.50%) Test Automation
3 29 (16.76%) Test Management
4 28 (16.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (12.72%) Performance Testing
5 22 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (12.14%) Software Testing
7 18 (10.40%) Test Planning
8 16 (9.25%) PRINCE2
9 14 (8.09%) UML
9 14 (8.09%) RAD
9 14 (8.09%) SSADM
10 13 (7.51%) Software Distribution
10 13 (7.51%) Automated Testing
11 12 (6.94%) V-Model
12 10 (5.78%) Functional Testing
13 9 (5.20%) Workflow
14 8 (4.62%) ETL
14 8 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (4.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 59 (34.10%) SQL
2 14 (8.09%) PL/SQL
3 5 (2.89%) C#
3 5 (2.89%) Java
4 4 (2.31%) C
5 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.16%) PHP
5 2 (1.16%) VBA
6 1 (0.58%) Python
6 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.58%) Ruby
6 1 (0.58%) C++
Qualifications
1 88 (50.87%) Security Cleared
2 87 (50.29%) ISEB
3 76 (43.93%) SC Cleared
4 54 (31.21%) ISTQB
5 22 (12.72%) DV Cleared
6 21 (12.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (10.40%) Degree
8 8 (4.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (1.16%) CCA
9 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (23.12%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 119 (68.79%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (12.14%) Netcool
3 19 (10.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 19 (10.98%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (3.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (30.64%) HP
2 32 (18.50%) Oracle
3 19 (10.98%) Citrix
3 19 (10.98%) Veritas
3 19 (10.98%) McAfee
4 17 (9.83%) Microsoft
5 14 (8.09%) Serena
6 10 (5.78%) SAP
7 8 (4.62%) Business Objects
7 8 (4.62%) Fujitsu
8 6 (3.47%) Altiris
8 6 (3.47%) VMware
9 3 (1.73%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.16%) Vermilion
10 2 (1.16%) Cramer
10 2 (1.16%) Charles River
10 2 (1.16%) Lotus
10 2 (1.16%) Remedy
10 2 (1.16%) Infovista
11 1 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
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