Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for TestDirector skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TestDirector over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP TestDirector for Quality Center
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1178 1167 1224
Rank change year-on-year -11 +57 -68
Permanent jobs citing TestDirector 25 57 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.030% 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.068% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 42
UK median annual salary £50,500 £40,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.25% -25.93% +35.00%
10th Percentile £37,750 £31,400 £27,525
90th Percentile £56,000 £69,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,500 £40,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year +26.25% -27.93% +48.00%

TestDirector is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36660 35554 38429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.35% 18.70% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 29788 30681 32460
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

TestDirector
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing TestDirector as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for TestDirector in the UK

TestDirector
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TestDirector.

Salary trend for TestDirector in the UK

TestDirector
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TestDirector over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for TestDirector in the UK

TestDirector
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TestDirector within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 21 £50,500 +26.25% 1
UK excluding London +6 18 £50,500 +26.25% 1
South East +52 15 £50,500 +44.29% 1
London +14 3 £61,250 -14.04%
Midlands +16 2 - -
West Midlands -5 2 - -
North of England -7 1 £37,500 -37.50%
North East - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing TestDirector also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for TestDirector.

1 22 (88.00%) HP
2 20 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 15 (60.00%) Use Case
3 15 (60.00%) SQL
4 13 (52.00%) XML
4 13 (52.00%) Smart Meter
5 11 (44.00%) Test Planning
5 11 (44.00%) Retail
6 10 (40.00%) Waterfall
7 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (36.00%) Defect Management
7 9 (36.00%) Selenium
8 7 (28.00%) Coaching
8 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
8 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (24.00%) Scenario Testing
9 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
9 6 (24.00%) Project Management
10 5 (20.00%) C#
10 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
11 4 (16.00%) SAP
11 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
11 4 (16.00%) CSS
11 4 (16.00%) HTML
11 4 (16.00%) .NET
11 4 (16.00%) CRM

TestDirector
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Selenium
2 4 (16.00%) eCATT
3 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.00%) ClearQuest
4 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (44.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Team Leader
3 8 (32.00%) Test Leader
3 8 (32.00%) Test Team Leader
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Defect Manager
5 4 (16.00%) SAP Manager
5 4 (16.00%) SAP Test Manager
5 4 (16.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IT Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Market Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (16.00%) CSS
2 4 (16.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) Flash
4 2 (8.00%) J2EE
4 2 (8.00%) J2ME
4 2 (8.00%) JSP
4 2 (8.00%) MFC
4 2 (8.00%) WCF
4 2 (8.00%) XHTML
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.00%) Derivative
2 1 (4.00%) Equities
2 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 15 (60.00%) Use Case
2 11 (44.00%) Test Planning
3 10 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 9 (36.00%) Defect Management
4 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (28.00%) Coaching
5 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (24.00%) Project Management
6 6 (24.00%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.00%) Business Development
8 4 (16.00%) CRM
8 4 (16.00%) People Management
8 4 (16.00%) Presales
8 4 (16.00%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.00%) Test Management
8 4 (16.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) C
3 2 (8.00%) C++
3 2 (8.00%) Delphi
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) ISEB
4 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 20 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore