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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 825 759 795
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +36
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 90 117 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.72% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 52 75 98
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £77,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%

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
18164 16201 16902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.94% 15.15% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14968 13762 14561
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -62 89 £40,000 +14.28% 7
South East -2 54 £37,500 +8.69% 3
Berkshire +16 39 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Reading +14 33 £37,500 +12.78% 2
London -14 22 £50,000 -18.36% 4
Buckinghamshire +15 11 £40,000 +44.14% 1
Milton Keynes -9 11 £40,000 +45.45% 1
East of England -18 10 £75,000 +100.00%
Essex +3 9 £75,000 +93.54%
City of London +19 5 £50,000 -37.50%
Brentwood +3 4 £72,500 -
Maidenhead - 4 £40,000 -
Hampshire -21 3 £36,000 -5.26%
Basingstoke - 3 £36,000 -
Manchester +1 2 £35,500 +1.42%
North West -14 2 £35,500 +1.42%
Slough 0 1 £37,500 -15.73%
Scotland -13 1 - -
West Midlands -16 1 £55,000 +83.33%
East Midlands -18 1 £55,000 +74.60%
Yorkshire -40 1 £55,000 +86.44%
South West - 1 £62,500 -
Bathgate - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £40,000 -
Livingston - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £55,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 123 (69.49%) HP Quality Center
2 95 (53.67%) ISEB
3 87 (49.15%) Windows
4 77 (43.50%) Security Cleared
5 75 (42.37%) SC Cleared
6 57 (32.20%) Test Scripting
7 56 (31.64%) HP
8 52 (29.38%) Finance
9 51 (28.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 51 (28.81%) SQL
10 44 (24.86%) ISTQB
11 42 (23.73%) QA
12 37 (20.90%) Telecoms
13 36 (20.34%) QuickTest Pro
13 36 (20.34%) Windows XP
14 35 (19.77%) Software Testing
14 35 (19.77%) Test Management
15 33 (18.64%) Retail
16 31 (17.51%) Test Automation
17 30 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
18 23 (12.99%) WinRunner
18 23 (12.99%) DV Cleared
18 23 (12.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 22 (12.43%) Performance Testing
19 22 (12.43%) UNIX
20 20 (11.30%) SharePoint Server
21 19 (10.73%) Oracle
22 18 (10.17%) Netcool
22 18 (10.17%) MS Excel
23 17 (9.60%) MS Office

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 20 (11.30%) SharePoint Server
2 12 (6.78%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.21%) Oracle Application Server
3 11 (6.21%) Oracle 10gAS
4 7 (3.95%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.13%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.60%) MS Office
3 11 (6.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.95%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.13%) AWD
3 1 (0.56%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.52%) LTE
1 8 (4.52%) 4G
2 3 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) MPLS
3 1 (0.56%) SDH
3 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.56%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.47%) Relational Database
2 12 (6.78%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.21%) Oracle Discoverer
3 11 (6.21%) RDBMS
3 11 (6.21%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 36 (20.34%) QuickTest Pro
2 23 (12.99%) WinRunner
3 16 (9.04%) LoadRunner
4 15 (8.47%) JIRA
5 14 (7.91%) Selenium
6 12 (6.78%) Oracle Forms
6 12 (6.78%) Toad
7 11 (6.21%) JDeveloper
7 11 (6.21%) PVCS
8 5 (2.82%) Bugzilla
8 5 (2.82%) TestLink
9 4 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.13%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.13%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.56%) Hudson
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Continuum
11 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.56%) eCATT
General
1 52 (29.38%) Finance
2 37 (20.90%) Telecoms
3 33 (18.64%) Retail
4 15 (8.47%) Billing
5 8 (4.52%) Law
6 6 (3.39%) Banking
7 5 (2.82%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 104 (58.76%) Analyst
2 98 (55.37%) Test Analyst
3 28 (15.82%) Test Manager
4 19 (10.73%) Senior Analyst
4 19 (10.73%) Test Leader
5 18 (10.17%) Tester
6 14 (7.91%) Senior Test Analyst
7 11 (6.21%) Applications Support
8 10 (5.65%) Performance Test Leader
9 9 (5.08%) Consultant
10 7 (3.95%) Applications Consultant
10 7 (3.95%) Support Consultant
10 7 (3.95%) Applications Support Consultant
10 7 (3.95%) Manual Test Analyst
11 6 (3.39%) Middle Office Analyst
11 6 (3.39%) Senior Manager
12 5 (2.82%) QA Analyst
13 4 (2.26%) Performance Analyst
13 4 (2.26%) Oracle Applications Support
13 4 (2.26%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.21%) Oracle ADF
2 7 (3.95%) Web Services
3 5 (2.82%) .NET
4 3 (1.69%) XML
5 2 (1.13%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.13%) jQuery
6 1 (0.56%) REST
6 1 (0.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.78%) Clustering
3 5 (2.82%) AS400
4 4 (2.26%) Open Source
5 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.13%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.56%) GIS
7 1 (0.56%) Handset
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 87 (49.15%) Windows
2 51 (28.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (20.34%) Windows XP
4 22 (12.43%) UNIX
5 7 (3.95%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (32.20%) Test Scripting
2 35 (19.77%) Test Management
2 35 (19.77%) Software Testing
3 31 (17.51%) Test Automation
4 30 (16.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (12.43%) Performance Testing
6 16 (9.04%) Test Planning
7 15 (8.47%) Software Distribution
7 15 (8.47%) UML
8 14 (7.91%) PRINCE2
9 12 (6.78%) Functional Testing
10 11 (6.21%) RAD
10 11 (6.21%) SSADM
10 11 (6.21%) Workflow
10 11 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (6.21%) V-Model
10 11 (6.21%) Automated Testing
11 9 (5.08%) Integration Testing
11 9 (5.08%) System Testing
11 9 (5.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.81%) SQL
2 11 (6.21%) PL/SQL
3 6 (3.39%) Java
4 3 (1.69%) C#
5 2 (1.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.13%) PHP
5 2 (1.13%) VBScript
5 2 (1.13%) VB
5 2 (1.13%) VBA
6 1 (0.56%) Python
6 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.56%) Ruby
6 1 (0.56%) C++
6 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 95 (53.67%) ISEB
2 77 (43.50%) Security Cleared
3 75 (42.37%) SC Cleared
4 44 (24.86%) ISTQB
5 23 (12.99%) DV Cleared
5 23 (12.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 17 (9.60%) Degree
7 4 (2.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (23.73%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 123 (69.49%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (10.17%) Netcool
3 17 (9.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 12 (6.78%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (3.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (31.64%) HP
2 19 (10.73%) Oracle
3 13 (7.34%) Citrix
4 12 (6.78%) Veritas
4 12 (6.78%) McAfee
4 12 (6.78%) Fujitsu
5 11 (6.21%) Serena
5 11 (6.21%) Microsoft
6 7 (3.95%) SAP
6 7 (3.95%) Altiris
7 3 (1.69%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.13%) Lotus
8 2 (1.13%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.13%) Charles River
8 2 (1.13%) Vermilion
9 1 (0.56%) Cramer
9 1 (0.56%) Remedy
9 1 (0.56%) Infovista
9 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft
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