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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 825 725 731
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +6
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 78 140 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 0.84% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 48 90 128
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £31,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -21.25%

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
18611 16606 17190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.13% 15.22% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15454 14163 14875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 20 August 2014 within the UK.

TestDirector Salary Histogram in the UK

TestDirector
Top 27 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 20 August 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 -57 77 £37,500 +10.29% 8
South East -2 45 £36,000 +20.00% 5
Berkshire +3 32 £36,000 +10.76% 4
Reading +13 28 £36,000 +10.76% 2
London -22 28 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Hampshire -1 9 £36,000 -5.26%
Basingstoke - 9 £36,000 -
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £30,000 +9.09%
Milton Keynes -10 6 £30,000 +10.09%
City of London -5 5 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Essex -11 3 - -
East of England -13 3 - -
Maidenhead - 3 £40,000 - 1
Brentwood +5 2 - -
Warwickshire +17 1 £55,000 -31.25%
Kent -3 1 £27,000 -1.81%
West Midlands -7 1 £55,000 +83.33%
Scotland -18 1 - -
East Midlands -23 1 £55,000 +74.60%
Yorkshire -37 1 £55,000 +74.60%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Bromley - 1 £37,500 -
Dover - 1 £27,000 -
Livingston - 1 - -
Bathgate - 1 - -

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 108 (68.79%) HP Quality Center
2 87 (55.41%) ISEB
3 58 (36.94%) Windows
4 56 (35.67%) Finance
5 53 (33.76%) HP
6 52 (33.12%) Security Cleared
7 50 (31.85%) SC Cleared
8 49 (31.21%) Test Scripting
9 48 (30.57%) QA
10 46 (29.30%) Retail
10 46 (29.30%) Telecoms
11 44 (28.03%) Software Testing
12 39 (24.84%) Test Management
13 35 (22.29%) ISTQB
14 34 (21.66%) SQL
15 33 (21.02%) Windows Server 2003
15 33 (21.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 31 (19.75%) User Acceptance Testing
17 25 (15.92%) Billing
17 25 (15.92%) QuickTest Pro
18 20 (12.74%) MS Excel
19 19 (12.10%) MS Office
19 19 (12.10%) DV Cleared
20 18 (11.46%) 4G
20 18 (11.46%) LTE
20 18 (11.46%) JDE OneWorld
21 17 (10.83%) Test Automation
22 16 (10.19%) Windows XP
23 15 (9.55%) JIRA
24 14 (8.92%) LoadRunner

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (5.10%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.46%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (3.82%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (3.82%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.27%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.64%) IIS
5 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (12.74%) MS Excel
2 19 (12.10%) MS Office
3 11 (7.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (4.46%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (11.46%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (1.91%) AWD
3 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.46%) LTE
1 18 (11.46%) 4G
2 3 (1.91%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) MPLS
3 1 (0.64%) SDH
3 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.37%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.46%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.82%) Oracle Discoverer
3 6 (3.82%) RDBMS
3 6 (3.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.27%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 25 (15.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (9.55%) JIRA
3 14 (8.92%) LoadRunner
4 11 (7.01%) WinRunner
4 11 (7.01%) Selenium
5 7 (4.46%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (4.46%) Toad
5 7 (4.46%) Bugzilla
6 6 (3.82%) JDeveloper
6 6 (3.82%) PVCS
7 4 (2.55%) eCATT
8 3 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.64%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.64%) Apache Continuum
10 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.64%) QADirector
10 1 (0.64%) XMLSpy
General
1 56 (35.67%) Finance
2 46 (29.30%) Telecoms
2 46 (29.30%) Retail
3 25 (15.92%) Billing
4 7 (4.46%) Law
5 6 (3.82%) Banking
6 5 (3.18%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 96 (61.15%) Analyst
2 90 (57.32%) Test Analyst
3 25 (15.92%) Test Manager
4 18 (11.46%) Manual Test Analyst
5 17 (10.83%) Test Leader
6 14 (8.92%) Tester
7 8 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (4.46%) Performance Test Leader
9 6 (3.82%) Middle Office Analyst
9 6 (3.82%) Applications Support
9 6 (3.82%) QA Analyst
10 5 (3.18%) Consultant
11 4 (2.55%) Applications Consultant
11 4 (2.55%) Support Consultant
11 4 (2.55%) Quality Manager
11 4 (2.55%) QA Manager
11 4 (2.55%) SAP Manager
11 4 (2.55%) SAP Test Manager
11 4 (2.55%) Applications Support Consultant
12 3 (1.91%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.82%) Oracle ADF
2 5 (3.18%) .NET
2 5 (3.18%) Web Services
3 2 (1.27%) SOAP
4 1 (0.64%) REST
4 1 (0.64%) XML
4 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.55%) AS400
1 4 (2.55%) Open Source
2 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.27%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.64%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.64%) Replication
4 1 (0.64%) Clustering
4 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 58 (36.94%) Windows
2 33 (21.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (10.19%) Windows XP
4 14 (8.92%) UNIX
5 6 (3.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.21%) Test Scripting
2 44 (28.03%) Software Testing
3 39 (24.84%) Test Management
4 31 (19.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (10.83%) Test Automation
6 13 (8.28%) Software Distribution
6 13 (8.28%) Regression Testing
7 12 (7.64%) Performance Testing
8 11 (7.01%) Functional Testing
8 11 (7.01%) V-Model
8 11 (7.01%) UML
8 11 (7.01%) CRM
9 10 (6.37%) Project Management
9 10 (6.37%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.37%) Test Strategy
9 10 (6.37%) Integration Testing
10 8 (5.10%) System Testing
10 8 (5.10%) Automated Testing
11 7 (4.46%) Workflow
11 7 (4.46%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.66%) SQL
2 6 (3.82%) PL/SQL
3 5 (3.18%) VBScript
4 4 (2.55%) VB
5 3 (1.91%) Java
6 1 (0.64%) C#
6 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.64%) VBA
6 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 87 (55.41%) ISEB
2 52 (33.12%) Security Cleared
3 50 (31.85%) SC Cleared
4 35 (22.29%) ISTQB
5 33 (21.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 19 (12.10%) DV Cleared
7 13 (8.28%) Degree
8 3 (1.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (30.57%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 108 (68.79%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.46%) Netcool
3 6 (3.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (3.82%) SCCM
4 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 53 (33.76%) HP
2 13 (8.28%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.64%) Oracle
4 10 (6.37%) Fujitsu
5 7 (4.46%) SAP
6 6 (3.82%) Serena
6 6 (3.82%) Altiris
7 2 (1.27%) Vermilion
7 2 (1.27%) Citrix
7 2 (1.27%) Charles River
7 2 (1.27%) Lotus
7 2 (1.27%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.64%) Remedy
8 1 (0.64%) Infovista
8 1 (0.64%) McAfee
8 1 (0.64%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.64%) Cramer
8 1 (0.64%) Veritas
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