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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 851 867 810
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -57
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 41 79 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.067% 0.077%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 27 45 56
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -1.56%

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
17843 19179 15997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.51% 16.22% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14903 16154 13633
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 May 2015 within the UK.

TestDirector Salary Histogram in the UK

TestDirector
Top 29 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 May 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
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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 +12 39 £45,000 +34.32% 5
South East -22 17 £39,250 +12.94%
East of England +19 8 £45,000 +9.75% 2
London +31 6 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Essex +7 6 £40,000 -2.43%
Brentwood -6 6 £40,000 -
Berkshire -28 6 - -
Chiswick - 5 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £45,000 -
Surrey +22 4 £39,250 -6.54%
Kent +8 4 £27,500 +1.85%
Hampshire -3 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £60,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £60,000 -
Canterbury -8 2 £27,500 +3.77%
South West -11 2 - - 2
Solihull - 2 £32,500 -
Epsom - 2 £38,500 -
Leatherhead - 2 £40,000 -
Watford - 2 £46,000 -
Bournemouth - 2 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £46,000 -
Dorset - 2 - - 2
Dover +4 1 - -
Reading -20 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 53 (58.24%) HP Quality Center
2 45 (49.45%) Finance
3 33 (36.26%) QA
4 32 (35.16%) SQL
5 31 (34.07%) ISEB
6 30 (32.97%) HP
6 30 (32.97%) Oracle
7 26 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 26 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 24 (26.37%) QuickTest Pro
9 23 (25.27%) Security Cleared
10 22 (24.18%) ISTQB
10 22 (24.18%) LoadRunner
10 22 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (23.08%) Software Testing
12 20 (21.98%) Windows
12 20 (21.98%) Test Management
13 19 (20.88%) Test Planning
14 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
14 17 (18.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 15 (16.48%) SC Cleared
15 15 (16.48%) C#
16 14 (15.38%) C
16 14 (15.38%) Test Strategy
16 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (14.29%) Degree
18 12 (13.19%) Automated Testing
18 12 (13.19%) MS Excel
18 12 (13.19%) Selenium
19 11 (12.09%) Use Case

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 11 (12.09%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (9.89%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.99%) MS Office
3 5 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.20%) Temenos T24
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.10%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.49%) SDH
2 5 (5.49%) Ethernet
2 5 (5.49%) MPLS
3 3 (3.30%) Internet
4 1 (1.10%) LTE
4 1 (1.10%) 4G
4 1 (1.10%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.20%) OLTP
4 1 (1.10%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 24 (26.37%) QuickTest Pro
2 22 (24.18%) LoadRunner
3 12 (13.19%) Selenium
4 10 (10.99%) JIRA
5 8 (8.79%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (7.69%) WinRunner
7 6 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (5.49%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.40%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (4.40%) Toad
10 3 (3.30%) TestComplete
10 3 (3.30%) AccuRev
10 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.20%) TestLink
11 2 (2.20%) QARun
11 2 (2.20%) Bugzilla
12 1 (1.10%) Subversion
12 1 (1.10%) Maven
12 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (1.10%) Ant
General
1 45 (49.45%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.69%) Banking
4 5 (5.49%) Retail
5 3 (3.30%) Avionics
6 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.10%) Electronics
7 1 (1.10%) Legal
7 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.10%) Marketing
7 1 (1.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (49.45%) Analyst
2 39 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 18 (19.78%) Tester
4 13 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Performance Tester
6 9 (9.89%) Test Manager
7 7 (7.69%) Test Leader
8 6 (6.59%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Systems Test Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) QA Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Software Manager
11 3 (3.30%) Software Test Manager
11 3 (3.30%) QA Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Performance Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) .NET
1 11 (12.09%) Web Services
2 7 (7.69%) XML
3 3 (3.30%) J2EE
3 3 (3.30%) HTML
4 2 (2.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.99%) Client/Server
3 9 (9.89%) AS400
4 7 (7.69%) Replication
5 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.49%) GIS
5 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.40%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.20%) Statistics
8 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.10%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) Windows
2 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (8.79%) Windows XP
3 8 (8.79%) UNIX
4 7 (7.69%) Linux
5 2 (2.20%) Solaris
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
1 26 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 22 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 20 (21.98%) Test Management
5 19 (20.88%) Test Planning
6 14 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 12 (13.19%) Automated Testing
8 11 (12.09%) Use Case
8 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
8 11 (12.09%) Test Automation
9 10 (10.99%) Performance Engineering
10 9 (9.89%) ETL
11 8 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (8.79%) Functional Testing
11 8 (8.79%) SDLC
12 7 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.69%) System Testing
12 7 (7.69%) V-Model
12 7 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.16%) SQL
2 15 (16.48%) C#
3 14 (15.38%) C
4 10 (10.99%) PowerShell
5 8 (8.79%) Java
6 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (34.07%) ISEB
2 23 (25.27%) Security Cleared
3 22 (24.18%) ISTQB
4 17 (18.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (16.48%) SC Cleared
6 13 (14.29%) Degree
7 5 (5.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.20%) CCA
9 2 (2.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (36.26%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (7.69%) vSphere
2 2 (2.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 53 (58.24%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.49%) Netcool
Vendors
1 30 (32.97%) Oracle
1 30 (32.97%) HP
2 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.09%) VMware
4 8 (8.79%) SAP
4 8 (8.79%) Business Objects
5 5 (5.49%) Cramer
5 5 (5.49%) Remedy
5 5 (5.49%) Infovista
6 3 (3.30%) Telelogic
6 3 (3.30%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.20%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.20%) Green Hat
8 1 (1.10%) Twitter
8 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.10%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.10%) Calypso
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Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chiswick
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 21 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive plus salary
Posted: 22 days ago
Bournemouth, South, United Kingdom
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive plus salary
Posted: 22 days ago