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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 811 797 762
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -35
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 55 78 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.33% 0.47% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 37 46 86
Average salary £36,000 £39,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.86% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £70,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £39,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +27.86%

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
16790 16583 16887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.12% 15.90% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14232 13622 14732
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 54 £36,000 -8.86% 8
South East -20 31 £38,500 -1.28% 3
Berkshire 0 21 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Reading +3 14 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Bolton +15 9 £33,000 +40.42%
North West +4 9 £33,000 +40.42%
Manchester +2 9 £33,000 +40.42%
East of England -4 5 £35,500 -
London -33 5 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Surrey -11 4 £35,500 -8.97% 1
Middlesex +13 3 £50,000 -28.57%
West Midlands -7 3 £32,500 -21.21%
Essex -17 3 £35,500 -
Solihull - 3 £32,500 -
Reigate -12 2 £35,000 -10.25%
Brentwood -21 2 £35,500 -
Hitchin - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
City of London +5 1 - -
Basingstoke -4 1 - -
Wales -16 1 £40,000 -33.33%
Hampshire -31 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £38,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £40,000 -
Feltham - 1 £50,000 -
South Wales - 1 £40,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £30,000 -

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 97 (65.99%) HP Quality Center
2 76 (51.70%) Windows
3 69 (46.94%) ISEB
3 69 (46.94%) Security Cleared
4 57 (38.78%) HP
5 55 (37.41%) SQL
5 55 (37.41%) Test Scripting
6 53 (36.05%) SC Cleared
7 47 (31.97%) ISTQB
8 44 (29.93%) QA
9 37 (25.17%) Oracle
10 36 (24.49%) Windows XP
10 36 (24.49%) QuickTest Pro
11 35 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (21.77%) Test Automation
13 30 (20.41%) Finance
14 26 (17.69%) Test Planning
15 25 (17.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 25 (17.01%) SharePoint Server
16 24 (16.33%) Software Testing
16 24 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (16.33%) WinRunner
17 23 (15.65%) Netcool
17 23 (15.65%) User Acceptance Testing
18 22 (14.97%) Degree
19 21 (14.29%) Performance Testing
19 21 (14.29%) MS Excel
20 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
21 19 (12.93%) Test Management
22 18 (12.24%) McAfee ePO

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 25 (17.01%) SharePoint Server
2 18 (12.24%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.12%) Oracle Application Server
3 9 (6.12%) Oracle 10gAS
4 4 (2.72%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.36%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.12%) MS Office
3 5 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) MS Project
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.36%) SAP FSCM
1 2 (1.36%) JDE OneWorld
1 2 (1.36%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.36%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.68%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) MPLS
1 5 (3.40%) Ethernet
1 5 (3.40%) SDH
2 4 (2.72%) WAN
2 4 (2.72%) LAN
2 4 (2.72%) HTTP
2 4 (2.72%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.72%) DNS
3 3 (2.04%) MVNO
3 3 (2.04%) 4G
3 3 (2.04%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.84%) Oracle Database
2 12 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (6.80%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (6.12%) Oracle Discoverer
4 9 (6.12%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (24.49%) QuickTest Pro
2 24 (16.33%) WinRunner
3 15 (10.20%) Selenium
4 13 (8.84%) Oracle Forms
4 13 (8.84%) Toad
5 12 (8.16%) LoadRunner
6 10 (6.80%) Rational DOORS
7 9 (6.12%) PVCS
7 9 (6.12%) JDeveloper
8 8 (5.44%) JIRA
9 5 (3.40%) Bugzilla
10 4 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.72%) MSTest
10 4 (2.72%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.36%) QARun
11 2 (1.36%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.36%) ClearQuest
12 1 (0.68%) XDE
12 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.68%) TestLink
General
1 30 (20.41%) Finance
2 15 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.76%) Retail
4 5 (3.40%) Banking
5 4 (2.72%) Billing
6 3 (2.04%) Law
7 2 (1.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.68%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 70 (47.62%) Analyst
2 67 (45.58%) Test Analyst
3 21 (14.29%) Tester
3 21 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 21 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 20 (13.61%) Senior Test Analyst
5 16 (10.88%) Test Leader
6 14 (9.52%) Test Manager
7 10 (6.80%) Performance Test Analyst
7 10 (6.80%) Performance Analyst
8 9 (6.12%) Applications Support
9 8 (5.44%) Software Test Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) Systems Test Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) Consultant
9 8 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) Senior Tester
11 6 (4.08%) Applications Support Consultant
11 6 (4.08%) Senior Test Engineer
11 6 (4.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.88%) Web Services
2 9 (6.12%) Oracle ADF
3 6 (4.08%) XML
4 3 (2.04%) .NET
5 2 (1.36%) jQuery
6 1 (0.68%) J2EE
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Clustering
2 15 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.16%) AS400
4 9 (6.12%) GIS
5 8 (5.44%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.08%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.40%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.72%) Open Source
8 4 (2.72%) Replication
9 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.68%) Handset
11 1 (0.68%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 76 (51.70%) Windows
2 36 (24.49%) Windows XP
3 35 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (8.84%) UNIX
5 10 (6.80%) Linux
6 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (37.41%) Test Scripting
2 32 (21.77%) Test Automation
3 26 (17.69%) Test Planning
4 24 (16.33%) Software Testing
4 24 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (15.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 19 (12.93%) Test Management
8 16 (10.88%) Automated Testing
9 12 (8.16%) Use Case
10 11 (7.48%) SOA
10 11 (7.48%) Automation Testing
10 11 (7.48%) Test Strategy
11 10 (6.80%) ETL
11 10 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (6.80%) UML
12 9 (6.12%) RAD
12 9 (6.12%) PRINCE2
12 9 (6.12%) SSADM
13 8 (5.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 55 (37.41%) SQL
2 9 (6.12%) PL/SQL
2 9 (6.12%) C#
3 8 (5.44%) Java
3 8 (5.44%) C
4 4 (2.72%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.36%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.36%) PHP
6 1 (0.68%) C++
6 1 (0.68%) VBA
6 1 (0.68%) Python
6 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 69 (46.94%) ISEB
1 69 (46.94%) Security Cleared
2 53 (36.05%) SC Cleared
3 47 (31.97%) ISTQB
4 25 (17.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (14.97%) Degree
6 11 (7.48%) DV Cleared
7 9 (6.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (2.04%) CCA
9 2 (1.36%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (29.93%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.72%) vSphere
1 4 (2.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 97 (65.99%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (15.65%) Netcool
3 18 (12.24%) McAfee ePO
3 18 (12.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (38.78%) HP
2 37 (25.17%) Oracle
3 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
4 18 (12.24%) Citrix
4 18 (12.24%) McAfee
4 18 (12.24%) Veritas
5 13 (8.84%) VMware
6 12 (8.16%) SAP
7 10 (6.80%) Business Objects
8 9 (6.12%) Serena
9 5 (3.40%) Cramer
9 5 (3.40%) Remedy
9 5 (3.40%) Infovista
9 5 (3.40%) Fujitsu
10 3 (2.04%) Sitecore
10 3 (2.04%) Altiris
11 2 (1.36%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.36%) Lotus
12 1 (0.68%) Telelogic
12 1 (0.68%) Twitter
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