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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 835 850 803
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -47
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 55 83 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.069% 0.090%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.43% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 34 43 63
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £61,500 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £34,250 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+12.40% +0.73%

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
17919 19183 16649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.20% 15.98% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15030 15838 14179
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 24 April 2015 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 April 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
(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 -14 51 £40,000 +14.28% 6
South East -17 24 £38,500 +7.69% 1
East of England +30 12 £42,500 +3.65% 1
Berkshire -29 11 - - 1
London +31 8 £47,500 -24.00% 4
Surrey +18 7 £38,500 -8.33%
Essex +8 7 £38,750 -5.48% 1
Brentwood - 7 £38,750 - 1
Reading -8 6 - -
West Midlands - 6 £33,750 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £46,000 -
Epsom - 5 £38,500 -
Hampshire -6 4 £50,000 +36.05%
Solihull - 4 £32,500 -
Hitchin - 3 - -
Chiswick - 3 £45,000 - 1
Kent +17 2 £27,500 -3.50%
Staffordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £29,000 -
Scotland - 2 £29,000 -
Leatherhead - 2 £40,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £60,000 -
Watford - 2 £46,000 -
Basingstoke +24 1 - -
North West +15 1 - -
Manchester +8 1 - -
Dover +7 1 - -
Wales -3 1 £40,000 -
South Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Canterbury - 1 £27,500 -

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 67 (60.91%) HP Quality Center
2 45 (40.91%) Finance
3 43 (39.09%) ISEB
4 42 (38.18%) SQL
5 39 (35.45%) QA
6 38 (34.55%) Oracle
6 38 (34.55%) HP
7 37 (33.64%) ISTQB
7 37 (33.64%) Test Scripting
8 36 (32.73%) Security Cleared
9 33 (30.00%) Windows
10 31 (28.18%) QuickTest Pro
11 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (26.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (22.73%) Software Testing
12 25 (22.73%) Test Planning
13 24 (21.82%) LoadRunner
13 24 (21.82%) Microsoft
14 23 (20.91%) Test Management
15 21 (19.09%) SC Cleared
15 21 (19.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 19 (17.27%) MS Excel
16 19 (17.27%) Test Automation
17 17 (15.45%) Degree
18 16 (14.55%) VMware
18 16 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (13.64%) Selenium
19 15 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
19 15 (13.64%) C#
19 15 (13.64%) WinRunner

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.91%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (17.27%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.09%) MS Office
3 5 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.82%) MS Project
5 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) SDH
1 7 (6.36%) Ethernet
1 7 (6.36%) MPLS
1 7 (6.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.64%) DNS
2 4 (3.64%) LAN
2 4 (3.64%) HTTP
2 4 (3.64%) WAN
3 2 (1.82%) LTE
3 2 (1.82%) 4G
3 2 (1.82%) MVNO
3 2 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 10 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.91%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 31 (28.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 24 (21.82%) LoadRunner
3 15 (13.64%) Selenium
3 15 (13.64%) WinRunner
4 12 (10.91%) JIRA
5 9 (8.18%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (5.45%) Bugzilla
6 6 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (3.64%) Toad
8 4 (3.64%) MSTest
9 2 (1.82%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.82%) AccuRev
9 2 (1.82%) QARun
9 2 (1.82%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.82%) TestLink
10 1 (0.91%) Hudson
10 1 (0.91%) Ant
General
1 45 (40.91%) Finance
2 11 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.45%) Retail
4 5 (4.55%) Banking
5 3 (2.73%) Avionics
6 2 (1.82%) Billing
6 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Marketing
7 1 (0.91%) Electronics
7 1 (0.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (48.18%) Analyst
2 47 (42.73%) Test Analyst
3 21 (19.09%) Tester
4 17 (15.45%) Test Engineer
5 11 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 10 (9.09%) Performance Tester
6 10 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
7 9 (8.18%) Test Manager
8 8 (7.27%) Software Engineer
8 8 (7.27%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Systems Test Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Senior Tester
11 5 (4.55%) Business Analyst
12 4 (3.64%) QA Analyst
12 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Tester
13 3 (2.73%) Service Manager
13 3 (2.73%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 3 (2.73%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.91%) Web Services
2 11 (10.00%) .NET
3 5 (4.55%) XML
4 3 (2.73%) J2EE
5 2 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.91%) AS400
3 10 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 8 (7.27%) Management Information System
5 7 (6.36%) Replication
5 7 (6.36%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.45%) GIS
7 4 (3.64%) Open Source
7 4 (3.64%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.64%) Clustering
8 1 (0.91%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.91%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.91%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.00%) Windows
2 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (10.91%) Windows XP
4 6 (5.45%) Linux
5 5 (4.55%) UNIX
5 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.64%) Test Scripting
2 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (22.73%) Software Testing
3 25 (22.73%) Test Planning
4 23 (20.91%) Test Management
5 19 (17.27%) Test Automation
6 14 (12.73%) Automated Testing
7 13 (11.82%) Test Strategy
8 12 (10.91%) Use Case
8 12 (10.91%) ETL
9 11 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 10 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
10 10 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 9 (8.18%) V-Model
11 9 (8.18%) Functional Testing
11 9 (8.18%) Automation Testing
12 8 (7.27%) Load Testing
12 8 (7.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.18%) SQL
2 15 (13.64%) C#
3 14 (12.73%) C
4 10 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 9 (8.18%) Java
6 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (39.09%) ISEB
2 37 (33.64%) ISTQB
3 36 (32.73%) Security Cleared
4 21 (19.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (19.09%) SC Cleared
5 17 (15.45%) Degree
6 6 (5.45%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.82%) CCA
7 2 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (35.45%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (6.36%) vSphere
2 5 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 67 (60.91%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (10.00%) Netcool
3 4 (3.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 38 (34.55%) Oracle
1 38 (34.55%) HP
2 24 (21.82%) Microsoft
3 16 (14.55%) VMware
4 11 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 11 (10.00%) SAP
5 7 (6.36%) Cramer
5 7 (6.36%) Remedy
5 7 (6.36%) Infovista
6 4 (3.64%) McAfee
6 4 (3.64%) Citrix
6 4 (3.64%) Veritas
7 3 (2.73%) Telelogic
7 3 (2.73%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.73%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.91%) Twitter
8 1 (0.91%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.91%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.91%) JD Edwards
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus Package
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