The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP TestDirector for Quality Center
Rank 822 746 744
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -2
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 79 141 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.41% 0.86% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 50 86 141
Average salary £36,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £55,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19056 16393 16903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.29% 15.08% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16030 13938 14636
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 2014 within the UK.

TestDirector Salary Histogram in the UK

TestDirector
Top 27 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 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 78 £36,000 +14.28% 9
South East -5 48 £36,000 +20.00% 4
Berkshire +13 35 £36,000 +10.76% 3
Reading +17 30 £36,000 +10.76%
London -63 25 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Hampshire -6 10 £36,000 -5.26%
Basingstoke - 10 £36,000 -
Milton Keynes -7 5 £30,000 +11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £30,000 +11.11% 1
City of London -15 4 £70,000 +27.27%
Essex -6 3 - -
East of England -14 3 - -
Brentwood +9 2 - -
Bromley - 2 £37,500 -
Maidenhead - 2 £40,000 - 3
Kent - 2 £26,750 -
Scotland -10 1 - -
East Midlands -14 1 £26,000 -17.46%
South West - 1 £31,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £26,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Canterbury - 1 £26,500 -
Dover - 1 £27,000 -
Leicester - 1 £26,000 -
Livingston - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £31,000 -
Bathgate - 1 - -

TestDirector
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 113 (67.66%) HP Quality Center
2 98 (58.68%) ISEB
3 64 (38.32%) Finance
4 56 (33.53%) HP
4 56 (33.53%) Windows
4 56 (33.53%) Security Cleared
4 56 (33.53%) QA
5 55 (32.93%) Telecoms
6 54 (32.34%) Software Testing
7 51 (30.54%) Retail
8 50 (29.94%) SC Cleared
9 47 (28.14%) Test Scripting
10 41 (24.55%) Test Management
11 40 (23.95%) ISTQB
11 40 (23.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 36 (21.56%) SQL
13 35 (20.96%) Windows Server 2003
14 33 (19.76%) Billing
15 28 (16.77%) User Acceptance Testing
16 27 (16.17%) LTE
16 27 (16.17%) 4G
17 25 (14.97%) QuickTest Pro
18 23 (13.77%) JDE OneWorld
19 21 (12.57%) MS Excel
20 20 (11.98%) Microsoft
20 20 (11.98%) Test Automation
21 19 (11.38%) DV Cleared
22 18 (10.78%) JIRA
23 17 (10.18%) MS Office
24 16 (9.58%) UNIX

TestDirector
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (7.19%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.19%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (2.99%) Oracle 10gAS
3 5 (2.99%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (2.40%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.80%) IIS
6 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.20%) Documentum
6 2 (1.20%) Captiva
6 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.18%) MS Office
3 8 (4.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.59%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (13.77%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (1.20%) AWD
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.60%) SAP FI-AR
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.60%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.60%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.17%) LTE
1 27 (16.17%) 4G
2 3 (1.80%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) SDH
3 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.59%) Oracle Database
1 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (2.99%) Oracle Discoverer
2 5 (2.99%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.40%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 25 (14.97%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (10.78%) JIRA
3 13 (7.78%) LoadRunner
4 11 (6.59%) WinRunner
5 8 (4.79%) Bugzilla
5 8 (4.79%) Selenium
6 6 (3.59%) Toad
6 6 (3.59%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (2.99%) PVCS
7 5 (2.99%) JDeveloper
8 4 (2.40%) eCATT
9 3 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.80%) ClearQuest
10 2 (1.20%) Ant
10 2 (1.20%) JUnit
10 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.20%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.20%) Subversion
11 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
General
1 64 (38.32%) Finance
2 55 (32.93%) Telecoms
3 51 (30.54%) Retail
4 33 (19.76%) Billing
5 6 (3.59%) Law
6 5 (2.99%) Banking
7 4 (2.40%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.60%) Marketing
9 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 102 (61.08%) Analyst
2 94 (56.29%) Test Analyst
3 26 (15.57%) Test Manager
4 22 (13.17%) Manual Test Analyst
5 16 (9.58%) Test Leader
6 12 (7.19%) Tester
7 10 (5.99%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (4.79%) Consultant
9 7 (4.19%) Performance Test Leader
10 6 (3.59%) Middle Office Analyst
11 5 (2.99%) QA Analyst
11 5 (2.99%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.99%) Applications Support
12 4 (2.40%) SAP Test Manager
12 4 (2.40%) Senior Test Analyst
12 4 (2.40%) SAP Manager
13 3 (1.80%) Quality Analyst
13 3 (1.80%) Applications Support Consultant
13 3 (1.80%) Senior QA Analyst
13 3 (1.80%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.19%) .NET
2 5 (2.99%) Oracle ADF
3 4 (2.40%) SOAP
3 4 (2.40%) Web Services
4 3 (1.80%) XML
5 2 (1.20%) WDK
5 2 (1.20%) XSL
5 2 (1.20%) XSLT
5 2 (1.20%) ODBC
5 2 (1.20%) CSS
5 2 (1.20%) JDBC
5 2 (1.20%) JSP
5 2 (1.20%) Servlets
5 2 (1.20%) DHTML
5 2 (1.20%) HTML
5 2 (1.20%) XHTML
5 2 (1.20%) Ext JS
5 2 (1.20%) Apache Axis
5 2 (1.20%) Ajax
5 2 (1.20%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.40%) Chip and PIN
1 4 (2.40%) Open Source
2 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (1.80%) AS400
3 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.20%) Life Science
4 1 (0.60%) Replication
4 1 (0.60%) Clustering
4 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.60%) FMCG
4 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 56 (33.53%) Windows
2 35 (20.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (9.58%) UNIX
4 15 (8.98%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.59%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (32.34%) Software Testing
2 47 (28.14%) Test Scripting
3 41 (24.55%) Test Management
4 28 (16.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (11.98%) Test Automation
6 13 (7.78%) Software Distribution
6 13 (7.78%) V-Model
7 12 (7.19%) Integration Testing
7 12 (7.19%) UML
8 11 (6.59%) PRINCE2
8 11 (6.59%) CRM
8 11 (6.59%) Test Strategy
8 11 (6.59%) Functional Testing
9 9 (5.39%) Regression Testing
10 8 (4.79%) Project Management
10 8 (4.79%) Performance Testing
10 8 (4.79%) System Testing
11 7 (4.19%) Automated Testing
11 7 (4.19%) Manual Testing
11 7 (4.19%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.56%) SQL
2 7 (4.19%) PL/SQL
3 5 (2.99%) Java
3 5 (2.99%) VBScript
4 4 (2.40%) VB
5 3 (1.80%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.80%) C#
6 2 (1.20%) C++
6 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.20%) C
7 1 (0.60%) VBA
7 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 98 (58.68%) ISEB
2 56 (33.53%) Security Cleared
3 50 (29.94%) SC Cleared
4 40 (23.95%) ISTQB
4 40 (23.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (11.38%) DV Cleared
6 11 (6.59%) Degree
7 3 (1.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (33.53%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 113 (67.66%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.19%) Netcool
3 6 (3.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (2.99%) SCCM
5 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 56 (33.53%) HP
2 20 (11.98%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.78%) Oracle
4 10 (5.99%) Fujitsu
5 8 (4.79%) SAP
6 5 (2.99%) Serena
6 5 (2.99%) Altiris
7 4 (2.40%) Lotus
8 3 (1.80%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.20%) Charles River
9 2 (1.20%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.20%) Citrix
9 2 (1.20%) BEA
9 2 (1.20%) JBoss
9 2 (1.20%) Vermilion
9 2 (1.20%) VMware
10 1 (0.60%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.60%) Cramer
10 1 (0.60%) Veritas
10 1 (0.60%) Remedy
London
Resolve Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50k-£60k (DOE) + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum `+ Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Steria
Salary: From £0 to £30,000 per annum plus 5% flexible benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago