The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 808 747 700
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -47
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 85 133 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.82% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 53 82 157
Average salary £36,000 £31,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.20% -24.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -25.00%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18815 16256 16910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.34% 14.94% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15856 13874 14676
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%

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 22 July 2014 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 22 July 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 -51 84 £36,000 +14.28% 3
South East +16 56 £36,000 +20.00% 2
Berkshire +30 38 £36,000 +10.76% 1
Reading +30 32 £36,000 +10.76%
London -46 22 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Hampshire 0 13 £36,000 -5.26%
Basingstoke - 13 £36,000 -
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £30,000 +11.11% 1
Milton Keynes -2 4 £30,000 +11.11% 1
Kent - 4 £26,750 -
Essex -8 3 - -
City of London -12 3 £80,000 +42.22%
East of England -19 3 - -
Brentwood +5 2 - -
East Midlands -9 2 £26,250 -16.66%
Bromley - 2 £37,500 -
Canterbury - 2 £26,500 -
Leicestershire - 2 £26,250 -
Oxfordshire +1 1 £41,000 +49.09%
Scotland -24 1 - -
South West - 1 £31,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Abingdon - 1 £41,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £40,000 - 1
Dover - 1 £27,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £37,500 -
Leicester - 1 £26,000 -
Livingston - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £31,000 -
Bathgate - 1 - -

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 118 (69.41%) HP Quality Center
2 102 (60.00%) ISEB
3 68 (40.00%) Finance
4 59 (34.71%) Telecoms
4 59 (34.71%) QA
5 58 (34.12%) HP
6 57 (33.53%) Security Cleared
6 57 (33.53%) Software Testing
7 56 (32.94%) Retail
8 55 (32.35%) Windows
9 51 (30.00%) SC Cleared
10 46 (27.06%) Test Scripting
11 42 (24.71%) Test Management
11 42 (24.71%) ISTQB
11 42 (24.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 36 (21.18%) SQL
12 36 (21.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 35 (20.59%) Billing
14 30 (17.65%) LTE
14 30 (17.65%) 4G
15 26 (15.29%) QuickTest Pro
16 25 (14.71%) JDE OneWorld
16 25 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (12.35%) Test Automation
17 21 (12.35%) DV Cleared
17 21 (12.35%) Microsoft
18 20 (11.76%) MS Excel
19 19 (11.18%) JIRA
20 16 (9.41%) UNIX
20 16 (9.41%) MS Office

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.12%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (2.35%) Oracle 10gAS
3 4 (2.35%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (2.35%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.76%) IIS
5 2 (1.18%) Captiva
5 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.18%) Documentum
5 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.41%) MS Office
3 7 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.53%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 25 (14.71%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (1.18%) SAP FI-AR
2 2 (1.18%) AWD
2 2 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.18%) SAP R/3
2 2 (1.18%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.18%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.65%) LTE
1 30 (17.65%) 4G
2 2 (1.18%) Internet
3 1 (0.59%) MPLS
3 1 (0.59%) SDH
3 1 (0.59%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.94%) Oracle Database
1 5 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.35%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (2.35%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (2.35%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (15.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 19 (11.18%) JIRA
3 11 (6.47%) LoadRunner
3 11 (6.47%) WinRunner
4 9 (5.29%) Bugzilla
5 6 (3.53%) Selenium
6 5 (2.94%) Toad
6 5 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (2.35%) eCATT
7 4 (2.35%) PVCS
7 4 (2.35%) JDeveloper
8 3 (1.76%) ClearQuest
8 3 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.18%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.18%) Subversion
9 2 (1.18%) Ant
9 2 (1.18%) JUnit
9 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.59%) JMeter
10 1 (0.59%) XMLSpy
General
1 68 (40.00%) Finance
2 59 (34.71%) Telecoms
3 56 (32.94%) Retail
4 35 (20.59%) Billing
5 5 (2.94%) Banking
6 4 (2.35%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.35%) Law
7 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.59%) Back Office
8 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 102 (60.00%) Analyst
2 93 (54.71%) Test Analyst
3 28 (16.47%) Test Manager
4 24 (14.12%) Manual Test Analyst
5 16 (9.41%) Test Leader
6 11 (6.47%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (5.88%) Tester
8 7 (4.12%) Consultant
8 7 (4.12%) Performance Test Leader
9 6 (3.53%) Middle Office Analyst
10 5 (2.94%) Business Analyst
11 4 (2.35%) SAP Test Manager
11 4 (2.35%) QA Analyst
11 4 (2.35%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (2.35%) SAP Manager
11 4 (2.35%) Applications Support
12 3 (1.76%) Systems Analyst
12 3 (1.76%) Senior Business Analyst
12 3 (1.76%) Senior QA Analyst
12 3 (1.76%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.12%) .NET
2 4 (2.35%) Oracle ADF
2 4 (2.35%) SOAP
2 4 (2.35%) Web Services
3 3 (1.76%) XML
4 2 (1.18%) Ext JS
4 2 (1.18%) Apache Axis
4 2 (1.18%) Ajax
4 2 (1.18%) JSTL
4 2 (1.18%) DHTML
4 2 (1.18%) HTML
4 2 (1.18%) XSL
4 2 (1.18%) XSLT
4 2 (1.18%) ODBC
4 2 (1.18%) CSS
4 2 (1.18%) JDBC
4 2 (1.18%) JSP
4 2 (1.18%) Servlets
4 2 (1.18%) XHTML
4 2 (1.18%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.94%) Chip and PIN
2 4 (2.35%) Open Source
3 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.76%) AS400
4 2 (1.18%) Life Science
4 2 (1.18%) FMCG
4 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.59%) Replication
5 1 (0.59%) Clustering
5 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.59%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (32.35%) Windows
2 36 (21.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (9.41%) UNIX
4 14 (8.24%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (33.53%) Software Testing
2 46 (27.06%) Test Scripting
3 42 (24.71%) Test Management
4 25 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (12.35%) Test Automation
6 15 (8.82%) Software Distribution
7 14 (8.24%) Integration Testing
8 13 (7.65%) V-Model
9 12 (7.06%) Test Strategy
10 11 (6.47%) CRM
10 11 (6.47%) UML
10 11 (6.47%) Functional Testing
11 10 (5.88%) Regression Testing
11 10 (5.88%) PRINCE2
12 9 (5.29%) Change Management
12 9 (5.29%) Performance Testing
12 9 (5.29%) System Testing
13 8 (4.71%) Automated Testing
13 8 (4.71%) Service Delivery
13 8 (4.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.18%) SQL
2 6 (3.53%) PL/SQL
3 5 (2.94%) Java
3 5 (2.94%) VBScript
4 4 (2.35%) VB
5 3 (1.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.76%) C#
6 2 (1.18%) C++
6 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.18%) C
7 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 102 (60.00%) ISEB
2 57 (33.53%) Security Cleared
3 51 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 42 (24.71%) ISTQB
4 42 (24.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (12.35%) DV Cleared
6 12 (7.06%) Degree
7 5 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (34.71%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 118 (69.41%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.12%) Netcool
3 6 (3.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (1.76%) SCCM
5 1 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 58 (34.12%) HP
2 21 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.06%) Fujitsu
3 12 (7.06%) Oracle
4 9 (5.29%) SAP
5 4 (2.35%) Serena
5 4 (2.35%) Lotus
6 3 (1.76%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.76%) Altiris
6 3 (1.76%) VMware
7 2 (1.18%) Vermilion
7 2 (1.18%) JBoss
7 2 (1.18%) Charles River
7 2 (1.18%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.18%) Citrix
7 2 (1.18%) BEA
8 1 (0.59%) Cramer
8 1 (0.59%) Veritas
8 1 (0.59%) Remedy
8 1 (0.59%) Infovista
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30k - 33k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Steria
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago