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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 818 761 774
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +13
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 84 115 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.46% 0.71% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 49 73 107
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 £68,000 £70,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%

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
18414 16196 16856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.09% 15.18% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15174 13782 14539
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 19 September 2014 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 19 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 -38 83 £40,000 +14.28% 6
South East -2 52 £36,000 +2.85% 3
Berkshire +26 39 £37,000 +8.82% 2
Reading +16 33 £36,000 +8.27% 2
London -33 22 £56,250 -2.17% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £30,000 +8.10% 1
Milton Keynes -3 9 £30,000 +9.09% 1
East of England -27 7 £73,750 +90.32%
Essex +1 6 £75,000 +93.54%
Hampshire -7 6 £36,000 -5.26%
Basingstoke - 6 £36,000 -
City of London +5 5 £50,000 -37.50%
Maidenhead - 4 £40,000 -
Brentwood +3 3 £72,500 -
Manchester -1 2 £35,500 +1.42%
North West -21 2 £35,500 +2.89%
Slough +6 1 £37,500 -15.73%
East Midlands -10 1 £55,000 +74.60%
Scotland -15 1 - -
West Midlands -16 1 £55,000 +83.33%
Yorkshire -35 1 £55,000 +86.44% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £40,000 -
Livingston - 1 - -
Bathgate - 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 19 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.

1 117 (68.42%) HP Quality Center
2 92 (53.80%) ISEB
3 78 (45.61%) Windows
4 68 (39.77%) Security Cleared
5 66 (38.60%) SC Cleared
6 56 (32.75%) Test Scripting
6 56 (32.75%) HP
7 50 (29.24%) Finance
8 45 (26.32%) SQL
9 43 (25.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (25.15%) ISTQB
10 41 (23.98%) QA
11 39 (22.81%) Telecoms
12 37 (21.64%) Software Testing
12 37 (21.64%) Retail
13 36 (21.05%) Test Management
14 32 (18.71%) User Acceptance Testing
15 31 (18.13%) QuickTest Pro
16 28 (16.37%) Windows XP
17 27 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 24 (14.04%) Test Automation
19 22 (12.87%) DV Cleared
20 20 (11.70%) Performance Testing
21 19 (11.11%) UNIX
22 18 (10.53%) MS Excel
23 17 (9.94%) Test Planning
23 17 (9.94%) JIRA
23 17 (9.94%) Billing
23 17 (9.94%) MS Office
23 17 (9.94%) WinRunner

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 15 (8.77%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (5.26%) Oracle 10gAS
3 7 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.09%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.58%) IIS
5 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.94%) MS Office
3 11 (6.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.51%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (5.26%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (1.75%) AWD
3 2 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) LTE
1 10 (5.85%) 4G
2 3 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) MPLS
3 1 (0.58%) SDH
3 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.58%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.60%) Relational Database
2 10 (5.85%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
3 9 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 9 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 31 (18.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 17 (9.94%) WinRunner
2 17 (9.94%) JIRA
3 16 (9.36%) LoadRunner
4 13 (7.60%) Selenium
5 10 (5.85%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (5.85%) Toad
6 9 (5.26%) JDeveloper
6 9 (5.26%) PVCS
7 7 (4.09%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.75%) eCATT
8 3 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.17%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Continuum
10 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.58%) XDE
General
1 50 (29.24%) Finance
2 39 (22.81%) Telecoms
3 37 (21.64%) Retail
4 17 (9.94%) Billing
5 8 (4.68%) Law
6 6 (3.51%) Banking
7 5 (2.92%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.58%) Back Office
9 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 102 (59.65%) Analyst
2 97 (56.73%) Test Analyst
3 27 (15.79%) Test Manager
4 18 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 17 (9.94%) Tester
6 13 (7.60%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 9 (5.26%) Performance Test Leader
7 9 (5.26%) Manual Test Analyst
8 8 (4.68%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (3.51%) Consultant
9 6 (3.51%) Middle Office Analyst
10 5 (2.92%) Applications Support Consultant
10 5 (2.92%) Applications Consultant
10 5 (2.92%) Support Consultant
10 5 (2.92%) QA Analyst
11 4 (2.34%) Performance Analyst
11 4 (2.34%) Quality Manager
11 4 (2.34%) QA Manager
11 4 (2.34%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.26%) Oracle ADF
2 6 (3.51%) Web Services
3 4 (2.34%) .NET
4 3 (1.75%) XML
5 2 (1.17%) jQuery
6 1 (0.58%) REST
6 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.09%) Clustering
3 5 (2.92%) AS400
4 4 (2.34%) Open Source
5 3 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.17%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.58%) GIS
7 1 (0.58%) Handset
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.58%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 78 (45.61%) Windows
2 43 (25.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (16.37%) Windows XP
4 19 (11.11%) UNIX
5 7 (4.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (32.75%) Test Scripting
2 37 (21.64%) Software Testing
3 36 (21.05%) Test Management
4 32 (18.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (14.04%) Test Automation
6 20 (11.70%) Performance Testing
7 17 (9.94%) Test Planning
8 14 (8.19%) Functional Testing
8 14 (8.19%) Software Distribution
9 13 (7.60%) UML
10 12 (7.02%) PRINCE2
11 11 (6.43%) CRM
11 11 (6.43%) Regression Testing
11 11 (6.43%) V-Model
12 10 (5.85%) Automated Testing
13 9 (5.26%) Integration Testing
13 9 (5.26%) System Testing
13 9 (5.26%) Workflow
13 9 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (5.26%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 45 (26.32%) SQL
2 9 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 5 (2.92%) Java
4 3 (1.75%) VBScript
5 2 (1.17%) VB
5 2 (1.17%) VBA
5 2 (1.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.17%) PHP
6 1 (0.58%) C
6 1 (0.58%) C#
6 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 92 (53.80%) ISEB
2 68 (39.77%) Security Cleared
3 66 (38.60%) SC Cleared
4 43 (25.15%) ISTQB
5 27 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 22 (12.87%) DV Cleared
7 16 (9.36%) Degree
8 4 (2.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (23.98%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 117 (68.42%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (7.60%) Netcool
3 12 (7.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (4.09%) SCCM
4 7 (4.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 56 (32.75%) HP
2 16 (9.36%) Oracle
3 11 (6.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.43%) Fujitsu
4 9 (5.26%) Serena
5 8 (4.68%) Citrix
6 7 (4.09%) Veritas
6 7 (4.09%) SAP
6 7 (4.09%) Altiris
6 7 (4.09%) McAfee
7 2 (1.17%) Charles River
7 2 (1.17%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.17%) Vermilion
7 2 (1.17%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.58%) Lotus
8 1 (0.58%) Remedy
8 1 (0.58%) Infovista
8 1 (0.58%) Cramer
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