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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 808 782 744
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -38
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 50 85 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.081% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 0.51% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 34 54 84
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +27.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +16.39%

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
16620 16800 15742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.07% 16.11% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14005 13657 13465
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -21 47 £36,000 -7.69% 9
South East -32 26 £38,500 -1.28% 3
Berkshire -22 13 £50,000 +41.84% 1
Reading -2 10 - - 1
Surrey 0 8 £38,500 -1.28% 1
East of England +16 7 £36,000 -
London -10 5 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands -21 5 £32,500 -21.21% 1
Solihull - 5 £32,500 - 1
Manchester +2 4 £33,000 +40.42% 3
North West -7 4 £33,000 +40.42% 3
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Epsom - 4 £38,500 -
Hitchin - 4 - -
Middlesex +9 3 £50,000 -28.57%
Bolton +2 3 £33,000 +40.42%
Essex -5 3 £36,000 -
Brentwood - 3 £36,000 -
Wales -22 2 £40,000 -33.33% 1
South Wales - 2 £40,000 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £40,000 - 1
Feltham - 2 £53,750 -
Basingstoke +6 1 - -
West Sussex -1 1 £30,000 - 1
Reigate -6 1 £35,000 -10.25%
Hampshire -8 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £29,000 -
Scotland - 1 £29,000 -

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 85 (62.96%) HP Quality Center
2 67 (49.63%) Windows
3 64 (47.41%) Security Cleared
4 58 (42.96%) ISEB
5 54 (40.00%) SQL
6 52 (38.52%) Test Scripting
7 50 (37.04%) HP
8 45 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 45 (33.33%) ISTQB
9 42 (31.11%) Oracle
10 38 (28.15%) Finance
10 38 (28.15%) QA
11 37 (27.41%) QuickTest Pro
12 34 (25.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 32 (23.70%) Windows XP
14 30 (22.22%) Test Automation
15 29 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (19.26%) Test Planning
16 26 (19.26%) WinRunner
17 23 (17.04%) Microsoft
17 23 (17.04%) SharePoint Server
17 23 (17.04%) Test Management
18 22 (16.30%) User Acceptance Testing
19 21 (15.56%) MS Excel
19 21 (15.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 20 (14.81%) Software Testing
20 20 (14.81%) Netcool
21 19 (14.07%) Degree
22 16 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
22 16 (11.85%) LoadRunner

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 23 (17.04%) SharePoint Server
2 15 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.93%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.19%) Oracle 10gAS
4 7 (5.19%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.48%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.67%) MS Office
3 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) JDE OneWorld
1 2 (1.48%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.48%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.48%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.48%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.70%) SDH
2 5 (3.70%) Ethernet
2 5 (3.70%) MPLS
3 4 (2.96%) HTTP
3 4 (2.96%) WAN
3 4 (2.96%) DNS
3 4 (2.96%) LAN
4 2 (1.48%) LTE
4 2 (1.48%) 4G
4 2 (1.48%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 11 (8.15%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (8.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.19%) Oracle Discoverer
3 7 (5.19%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.74%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 37 (27.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 26 (19.26%) WinRunner
3 16 (11.85%) LoadRunner
4 11 (8.15%) Selenium
4 11 (8.15%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (8.15%) Toad
4 11 (8.15%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (5.19%) JDeveloper
5 7 (5.19%) PVCS
6 6 (4.44%) JIRA
7 5 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.96%) Bugzilla
8 4 (2.96%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.96%) MSTest
9 2 (1.48%) Hudson
9 2 (1.48%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.48%) QARun
10 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.74%) Subversion
10 1 (0.74%) Maven
General
1 38 (28.15%) Finance
2 12 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.19%) Retail
4 4 (2.96%) Banking
5 2 (1.48%) Billing
5 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Avionics
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (48.15%) Analyst
2 61 (45.19%) Test Analyst
3 22 (16.30%) Test Engineer
4 19 (14.07%) Senior Test Analyst
4 19 (14.07%) Senior Analyst
5 16 (11.85%) Tester
6 14 (10.37%) Test Leader
7 10 (7.41%) Test Manager
7 10 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) Systems Test Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
8 9 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
9 8 (5.93%) Software Test Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Consultant
10 7 (5.19%) Applications Support
11 6 (4.44%) Senior Tester
11 6 (4.44%) Senior Test Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.37%) Web Services
2 9 (6.67%) .NET
3 7 (5.19%) Oracle ADF
4 6 (4.44%) XML
5 3 (2.22%) J2EE
6 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.11%) Clustering
3 13 (9.63%) AS400
4 10 (7.41%) GIS
5 8 (5.93%) Client/Server
6 7 (5.19%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.44%) Replication
8 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.96%) Open Source
10 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.74%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 67 (49.63%) Windows
2 34 (25.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (23.70%) Windows XP
4 11 (8.15%) Linux
5 10 (7.41%) UNIX
6 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.52%) Test Scripting
2 30 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 29 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (19.26%) Test Planning
5 23 (17.04%) Test Management
6 22 (16.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (14.81%) Software Testing
8 14 (10.37%) Performance Testing
9 13 (9.63%) Use Case
10 12 (8.89%) Automated Testing
10 12 (8.89%) ETL
10 12 (8.89%) Test Strategy
11 11 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (7.41%) UML
12 10 (7.41%) Validation
12 10 (7.41%) Automation Testing
13 9 (6.67%) Functional Testing
13 9 (6.67%) Waterfall
13 9 (6.67%) SOA
14 8 (5.93%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.00%) SQL
2 11 (8.15%) C
2 11 (8.15%) C#
3 8 (5.93%) Java
4 7 (5.19%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.74%) Python
6 1 (0.74%) Ruby
6 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.74%) PHP
6 1 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 64 (47.41%) Security Cleared
2 58 (42.96%) ISEB
3 45 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 45 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 21 (15.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (14.07%) Degree
6 11 (8.15%) DV Cleared
7 10 (7.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (2.96%) CCA
9 2 (1.48%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (28.15%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.44%) vSphere
2 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 85 (62.96%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (14.81%) Netcool
3 15 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 50 (37.04%) HP
2 42 (31.11%) Oracle
3 23 (17.04%) Microsoft
4 15 (11.11%) Citrix
4 15 (11.11%) Veritas
4 15 (11.11%) McAfee
4 15 (11.11%) VMware
5 13 (9.63%) SAP
6 12 (8.89%) Business Objects
7 7 (5.19%) Serena
8 5 (3.70%) Fujitsu
8 5 (3.70%) Cramer
8 5 (3.70%) Remedy
8 5 (3.70%) Infovista
9 3 (2.22%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.22%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.48%) Lotus
11 1 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.74%) Calypso
11 1 (0.74%) Bloomberg
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