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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 882 851 753
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -98
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 33 81 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.069% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.43% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23 50 86
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £61,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £34,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+43.88% +15.83%

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
18697 19020 16239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 16.24% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15715 16012 13819
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -13 32 £50,000 +38.88% 6
South West -3 10 £55,500 +79.03% 1
South East -37 9 £46,000 +27.77% 2
Bournemouth - 5 - -
Dorset - 5 - -
East of England +7 4 £60,000 - 1
London +11 3 £62,500 +38.88%
Kent +5 3 £27,500 +2.80%
Berkshire -23 3 £80,000 +122.22% 1
Reading -29 3 £80,000 +122.22% 1
St Ives - 3 £55,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Cornwall - 3 £55,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Dover +2 2 £27,000 -
East Midlands +1 2 £35,000 +34.61%
Wiltshire - 2 £65,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £46,000 -
Swindon - 2 £65,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £58,500 -
Nottingham - 2 £35,000 -
Hampshire -5 1 £50,000 +38.88%
Essex -7 1 - - 1
Brentwood -14 1 - - 1
Huntingdon - 1 £61,500 -
Watford - 1 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Preston - 1 £20,000 -

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 49 (55.68%) HP Quality Center
2 46 (52.27%) Finance
3 34 (38.64%) QA
4 28 (31.82%) ISEB
5 26 (29.55%) HP UFT
5 26 (29.55%) SQL
6 25 (28.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (25.00%) LoadRunner
8 22 (25.00%) HP
9 21 (23.86%) Oracle
9 21 (23.86%) JIRA
9 21 (23.86%) ISTQB
10 19 (21.59%) Test Scripting
11 18 (20.45%) Security Cleared
11 18 (20.45%) Software Testing
12 17 (19.32%) Test Strategy
12 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (18.18%) Windows
14 15 (17.05%) E-Commerce
14 15 (17.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 15 (17.05%) Test Management
15 14 (15.91%) Selenium
15 14 (15.91%) Test Planning
15 14 (15.91%) UNIX
16 13 (14.77%) Linux
16 13 (14.77%) C#
17 12 (13.64%) .NET
17 12 (13.64%) Web Services
17 12 (13.64%) Microsoft

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (7.95%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (5.68%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.14%) CMS
4 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Office
1 10 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Temenos T24
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.95%) Internet
3 2 (2.27%) MPLS
3 2 (2.27%) SDH
3 2 (2.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (5.68%) OLTP
1 5 (5.68%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.14%) DB2
3 1 (1.14%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 26 (29.55%) HP UFT
2 22 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 21 (23.86%) JIRA
4 14 (15.91%) Selenium
5 10 (11.36%) Rational DOORS
6 8 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (9.09%) Bugzilla
6 8 (9.09%) WinRunner
7 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
7 6 (6.82%) TestComplete
7 6 (6.82%) AccuRev
7 6 (6.82%) Jenkins
7 6 (6.82%) TestLink
8 4 (4.55%) QADirector
9 2 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (1.14%) Ant
10 1 (1.14%) Subversion
10 1 (1.14%) Maven
10 1 (1.14%) XMLSpy
10 1 (1.14%) eCATT
General
1 46 (52.27%) Finance
2 12 (13.64%) Banking
3 10 (11.36%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.68%) Retail
4 5 (5.68%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.55%) Avionics
6 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.27%) Electronics
7 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.27%) Marketing
8 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (40.91%) Analyst
2 30 (34.09%) Test Analyst
3 16 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 15 (17.05%) Tester
5 14 (15.91%) Test Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Performance Tester
6 6 (6.82%) QA Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) Test Leader
7 4 (4.55%) QA Test Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Senior QA Manager
7 4 (4.55%) QA Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Test Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Systems Test Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) QA Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.64%) Web Services
1 12 (13.64%) .NET
2 7 (7.95%) XML
3 6 (6.82%) HTML
4 5 (5.68%) Middleware
5 2 (2.27%) J2EE
6 1 (1.14%) SOAP
6 1 (1.14%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.95%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.95%) Client/Server
3 6 (6.82%) AS400
3 6 (6.82%) GIS
4 5 (5.68%) Statistics
5 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.41%) Replication
7 2 (2.27%) DTV
8 1 (1.14%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.14%) Equities
8 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.18%) Windows
2 14 (15.91%) UNIX
3 13 (14.77%) Linux
4 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.68%) Solaris
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.59%) Test Scripting
4 18 (20.45%) Software Testing
5 17 (19.32%) Test Strategy
6 15 (17.05%) Test Management
6 15 (17.05%) E-Commerce
7 14 (15.91%) Test Planning
8 12 (13.64%) Use Case
8 12 (13.64%) Regression Testing
8 12 (13.64%) Automated Testing
9 11 (12.50%) People Management
10 10 (11.36%) V-Model
11 8 (9.09%) Functional Testing
11 8 (9.09%) SDLC
11 8 (9.09%) Performance Testing
12 7 (7.95%) Validation
12 7 (7.95%) Configuration Management
12 7 (7.95%) Waterfall
12 7 (7.95%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.55%) SQL
2 13 (14.77%) C#
3 11 (12.50%) C
4 8 (9.09%) Java
5 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.14%) VB
6 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (31.82%) ISEB
2 21 (23.86%) ISTQB
3 18 (20.45%) Security Cleared
4 15 (17.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
6 9 (10.23%) Degree
7 6 (6.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (1.14%) Postgraduate
10 1 (1.14%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (38.64%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (5.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (3.41%) vSphere
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 49 (55.68%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.27%) Netcool
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (25.00%) HP
2 21 (23.86%) Oracle
3 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.95%) SAP
5 5 (5.68%) Green Hat
6 4 (4.55%) Telelogic
6 4 (4.55%) VMware
7 3 (3.41%) Remedy
7 3 (3.41%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.27%) Infovista
8 2 (2.27%) Cramer
8 2 (2.27%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.14%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.14%) IBM
9 1 (1.14%) Sybase
9 1 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.14%) Perforce
9 1 (1.14%) Google
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