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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 852 811 758
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -53
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 39 85 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.074% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.46% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28 49 81
Average salary £55,500 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.99% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £64,250 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,500 £36,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+54.16% +14.28%

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
18945 18663 16270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.39% 16.14% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16141 15457 13877
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -25 38 £55,500 +48.99% 6
South East -34 10 £49,250 +36.80%
East of England +13 8 £60,000 - 1
South West - 8 £60,250 -
London -9 6 £75,000 +50.00% 4
Berkshire -18 4 £80,000 +122.22%
Swindon - 4 £65,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £65,000 -
West Midlands +11 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Brentwood -8 3 - -
Essex -10 3 - -
Reading -16 3 £80,000 +122.22%
Watford - 3 £60,000 -
St Ives - 3 £55,500 -
Cornwall - 3 £55,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £60,000 -
East Midlands +13 2 £35,000 -36.36%
Dover +2 2 £27,000 -
Kent -8 2 £27,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £46,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £58,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £45,000 -
City of London +23 1 £82,500 +65.00% 1
Hampshire +17 1 £29,500 -18.05%
North West -1 1 £20,000 -43.66% 1
Lancashire - 1 £20,000 -
Surrey - 1 £52,500 -

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (64.63%) HP Quality Center
2 39 (47.56%) Finance
3 33 (40.24%) QA
4 29 (35.37%) HP UFT
5 28 (34.15%) ISEB
6 25 (30.49%) JIRA
7 24 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (28.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (28.05%) SQL
9 21 (25.61%) HP
10 20 (24.39%) Oracle
11 19 (23.17%) ISTQB
11 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (21.95%) Software Testing
12 18 (21.95%) E-Commerce
12 18 (21.95%) LoadRunner
12 18 (21.95%) Test Scripting
13 17 (20.73%) Test Strategy
14 15 (18.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 15 (18.29%) UNIX
15 13 (15.85%) Automated Testing
15 13 (15.85%) Banking
15 13 (15.85%) Telecoms
16 12 (14.63%) Bugzilla
16 12 (14.63%) Selenium
16 12 (14.63%) Web Services
16 12 (14.63%) Linux
16 12 (14.63%) C#
16 12 (14.63%) Test Planning
16 12 (14.63%) Use Case

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (6.10%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.22%) CMS
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) MS Office
2 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.44%) MS Project
4 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Temenos T24
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.22%) AWD
3 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
1 1 (1.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) Internet
2 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.66%) MPLS
3 3 (3.66%) SDH
3 3 (3.66%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (6.10%) OLTP
2 3 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.22%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (35.37%) HP UFT
2 25 (30.49%) JIRA
3 18 (21.95%) LoadRunner
4 12 (14.63%) Bugzilla
4 12 (14.63%) Selenium
5 10 (12.20%) TestLink
6 9 (10.98%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio
9 6 (7.32%) WinRunner
9 6 (7.32%) TestComplete
9 6 (7.32%) AccuRev
9 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
10 4 (4.88%) QADirector
11 1 (1.22%) QARun
11 1 (1.22%) WebLOAD
11 1 (1.22%) eCATT
11 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (1.22%) Toad
General
1 39 (47.56%) Finance
2 13 (15.85%) Banking
2 13 (15.85%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.10%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.88%) Avionics
5 3 (3.66%) Retail
5 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.44%) Marketing
6 2 (2.44%) Front Office
6 2 (2.44%) Electronics
6 2 (2.44%) Legal
7 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Analyst
2 21 (25.61%) Test Manager
2 21 (25.61%) Test Analyst
3 14 (17.07%) Tester
4 13 (15.85%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) QA Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Test Leader
6 6 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Manager
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Test Manager
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) QA Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) QA Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Performance Tester
8 4 (4.88%) QA Test Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Senior QA Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Software Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Software Test Manager
9 3 (3.66%) QA Leader
9 3 (3.66%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) Web Services
2 7 (8.54%) .NET
3 6 (7.32%) HTML
3 6 (7.32%) XML
4 5 (6.10%) Middleware
5 1 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.98%) Client/Server
3 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.10%) Statistics
4 5 (6.10%) GIS
4 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.88%) AS400
6 2 (2.44%) DTV
7 1 (1.22%) Replication
7 1 (1.22%) Equities
7 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.29%) UNIX
2 12 (14.63%) Linux
3 11 (13.41%) Windows
4 5 (6.10%) Solaris
5 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.22%) AIX
7 1 (1.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.95%) Software Testing
3 18 (21.95%) E-Commerce
3 18 (21.95%) Test Scripting
4 17 (20.73%) Test Strategy
5 13 (15.85%) Automated Testing
6 12 (14.63%) Use Case
6 12 (14.63%) Test Planning
7 11 (13.41%) People Management
7 11 (13.41%) Test Management
8 10 (12.20%) V-Model
8 10 (12.20%) Regression Testing
9 9 (10.98%) Performance Testing
9 9 (10.98%) SDLC
10 7 (8.54%) Test Automation
10 7 (8.54%) Waterfall
10 7 (8.54%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (8.54%) Project Management
11 6 (7.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.05%) SQL
2 12 (14.63%) C#
3 9 (10.98%) Java
3 9 (10.98%) C
4 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.44%) VB
7 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (34.15%) ISEB
2 19 (23.17%) ISTQB
3 15 (18.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (14.63%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.98%) Degree
6 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
7 5 (6.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (4.88%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (1.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (40.24%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (6.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.22%) vSphere
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 53 (64.63%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.66%) Netcool
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (25.61%) HP
2 20 (24.39%) Oracle
3 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.32%) SAP
5 5 (6.10%) Green Hat
6 4 (4.88%) Remedy
6 4 (4.88%) Telelogic
6 4 (4.88%) Sitecore
7 3 (3.66%) Cramer
7 3 (3.66%) Infovista
8 2 (2.44%) VMware
8 2 (2.44%) IBM
8 2 (2.44%) Sun
8 2 (2.44%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.22%) Fidessa
9 1 (1.22%) Sybase
9 1 (1.22%) Google
9 1 (1.22%) New Relic
9 1 (1.22%) Perforce
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