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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 846 811 767
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -44
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 46 85 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.076% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.47% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 78
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.00%

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
17377 18136 16257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.15% 16.20% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14595 14832 13860
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 27 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 27 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 -27 43 £38,500 +7.69% 5
South East -30 22 £38,750 +7.63% 2
East of England +15 8 £36,000 -12.19%
Surrey +11 8 £38,500 -1.28% 1
London +28 7 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Reading -2 7 - -
Berkshire -26 7 - -
West Midlands -24 5 £32,500 +8.33%
Solihull - 5 £32,500 -
Epsom - 5 £38,500 - 1
Essex 0 4 £36,000 -12.19%
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Hitchin - 4 - -
Brentwood - 4 £36,000 -
Hampshire +3 3 £48,750 -
Middlesex - 3 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £29,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 2 £40,000 -
Feltham - 2 £53,750 -
Chiswick - 2 £42,500 - 1
Scotland - 2 £29,000 - 1
Basingstoke +14 1 - -
Manchester +5 1 - - 1
North West +5 1 - - 1
West Sussex +3 1 £30,000 -
Reigate +3 1 £35,000 -10.25%
Wales -13 1 £40,000 -33.33%
South Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £40,000 -

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 71 (60.68%) HP Quality Center
2 48 (41.03%) Windows
2 48 (41.03%) Security Cleared
3 46 (39.32%) ISEB
4 45 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 44 (37.61%) SQL
6 42 (35.90%) Finance
7 41 (35.04%) HP
8 39 (33.33%) Oracle
8 39 (33.33%) ISTQB
9 36 (30.77%) QA
10 32 (27.35%) QuickTest Pro
11 29 (24.79%) SC Cleared
12 27 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (22.22%) Test Planning
14 25 (21.37%) User Acceptance Testing
15 24 (20.51%) Microsoft
16 22 (18.80%) Windows Server 2003
16 22 (18.80%) Test Management
17 21 (17.95%) Test Automation
17 21 (17.95%) MS Excel
17 21 (17.95%) WinRunner
18 20 (17.09%) Windows XP
18 20 (17.09%) Software Testing
18 20 (17.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 18 (15.38%) Degree
19 18 (15.38%) LoadRunner
20 17 (14.53%) SharePoint Server
21 16 (13.68%) VMware
22 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 17 (14.53%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.84%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle 10gAS
6 2 (1.71%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.55%) MS Office
3 5 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.71%) MS Project
5 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) JDE OneWorld
1 2 (1.71%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.71%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.71%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.71%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.27%) SDH
2 5 (4.27%) Ethernet
2 5 (4.27%) MPLS
3 4 (3.42%) HTTP
3 4 (3.42%) WAN
3 4 (3.42%) DNS
3 4 (3.42%) LAN
4 2 (1.71%) LTE
4 2 (1.71%) 4G
4 2 (1.71%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) BusinessObjects
1 10 (8.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (6.84%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.85%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (27.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 21 (17.95%) WinRunner
3 18 (15.38%) LoadRunner
4 12 (10.26%) Rational DOORS
5 10 (8.55%) Selenium
6 7 (5.98%) Toad
6 7 (5.98%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (4.27%) JIRA
8 4 (3.42%) MSTest
8 4 (3.42%) Bugzilla
8 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.56%) PVCS
9 3 (2.56%) JDeveloper
10 2 (1.71%) ClearQuest
10 2 (1.71%) QARun
11 1 (0.85%) Subversion
11 1 (0.85%) Maven
11 1 (0.85%) Ant
11 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (35.90%) Finance
2 12 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.98%) Retail
4 4 (3.42%) Banking
5 3 (2.56%) Avionics
6 2 (1.71%) Billing
6 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (47.86%) Analyst
2 52 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 21 (17.95%) Test Engineer
4 15 (12.82%) Tester
5 14 (11.97%) Test Leader
6 12 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (10.26%) Senior Test Analyst
7 9 (7.69%) Systems Test Engineer
7 9 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (6.84%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.84%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Performance Tester
10 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Tester
10 6 (5.13%) Performance Analyst
10 6 (5.13%) Senior Tester
10 6 (5.13%) Performance Test Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) Senior Test Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.97%) Web Services
2 10 (8.55%) .NET
3 5 (4.27%) XML
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle ADF
4 3 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.26%) AS400
3 9 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.69%) GIS
4 8 (6.84%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.84%) Clustering
5 7 (5.98%) Replication
6 5 (4.27%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.42%) Open Source
8 2 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.85%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 48 (41.03%) Windows
2 22 (18.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (17.09%) Windows XP
4 9 (7.69%) Linux
5 5 (4.27%) UNIX
5 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 27 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 25 (21.37%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (18.80%) Test Management
6 21 (17.95%) Test Automation
7 20 (17.09%) Software Testing
8 13 (11.11%) Use Case
9 12 (10.26%) Test Strategy
9 12 (10.26%) ETL
10 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (8.55%) Automated Testing
10 10 (8.55%) Functional Testing
11 9 (7.69%) Automation Testing
11 9 (7.69%) Validation
11 9 (7.69%) SOA
12 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.84%) Performance Testing
12 8 (6.84%) Load Testing
12 8 (6.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (37.61%) SQL
2 13 (11.11%) C
3 11 (9.40%) C#
4 7 (5.98%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.13%) Java
6 3 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (41.03%) Security Cleared
2 46 (39.32%) ISEB
3 39 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 29 (24.79%) SC Cleared
5 20 (17.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (15.38%) Degree
7 9 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 8 (6.84%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.42%) CCA
10 2 (1.71%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (30.77%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (5.98%) vSphere
2 5 (4.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 71 (60.68%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (11.11%) Netcool
3 8 (6.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (6.84%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 41 (35.04%) HP
2 39 (33.33%) Oracle
3 24 (20.51%) Microsoft
4 16 (13.68%) VMware
5 12 (10.26%) SAP
6 11 (9.40%) Business Objects
7 8 (6.84%) Citrix
7 8 (6.84%) Veritas
7 8 (6.84%) McAfee
8 5 (4.27%) Cramer
8 5 (4.27%) Remedy
8 5 (4.27%) Infovista
9 4 (3.42%) Fujitsu
9 4 (3.42%) Sitecore
10 3 (2.56%) Serena
10 3 (2.56%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.56%) Telelogic
11 2 (1.71%) Lotus
12 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.85%) Calypso
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