The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 125 146 187
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +41
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 105 87 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.79% 1.53% 0.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.44% 18.47% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 58 68 30
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,775 £71,050 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
HP Quality Center
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
540 471 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.23% 8.26% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 319 337 250
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HP Quality Center
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Berkshire region.

HP Quality Center Salary Trend in Berkshire

HP Quality Center
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

HP Quality Center Salary Histogram in Berkshire

HP Quality Center
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Reading +1 65 £41,500 -2.92% 4
Bracknell +14 21 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Maidenhead -16 4 £40,000 +33.33%
Slough -3 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Newbury - 1 £25,000 - 1
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing HP Quality Center 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 HP Quality Center.

1 100 (50.76%) ISEB
2 97 (49.24%) Finance
3 90 (45.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 83 (42.13%) Windows
5 82 (41.62%) Security Cleared
6 74 (37.56%) HP
7 73 (37.06%) SC Cleared
8 71 (36.04%) ISTQB
9 69 (35.03%) Test Automation
9 69 (35.03%) TestDirector
10 64 (32.49%) Test Management
10 64 (32.49%) Test Scripting
11 57 (28.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 47 (23.86%) Telecoms
13 44 (22.34%) Manual Testing
14 43 (21.83%) VBScript
15 41 (20.81%) Windows XP
16 40 (20.30%) Automation Testing
17 37 (18.78%) Retail
18 36 (18.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 33 (16.75%) System Testing
20 31 (15.74%) Test Strategy
21 30 (15.23%) Regression Testing
22 29 (14.72%) LoadRunner
22 29 (14.72%) Integration Testing
23 28 (14.21%) XML
23 28 (14.21%) SQL
24 25 (12.69%) WinRunner
24 25 (12.69%) QA
24 25 (12.69%) Selenium

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing HP Quality Center 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 HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (11.17%) SharePoint Server
2 12 (6.09%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.57%) IIS
4 8 (4.06%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.05%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.02%) Apache
7 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Project
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.05%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.09%) LAN
1 12 (6.09%) WAN
2 9 (4.57%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.55%) 4G
3 7 (3.55%) LTE
4 4 (2.03%) DNS
5 3 (1.52%) FTP
5 3 (1.52%) DHCP
5 3 (1.52%) Firewall
5 3 (1.52%) Wireless
5 3 (1.52%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.02%) VLAN
6 2 (1.02%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.02%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.02%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.02%) NAS
6 2 (1.02%) WPA
6 2 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 90 (45.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 69 (35.03%) TestDirector
3 29 (14.72%) LoadRunner
4 25 (12.69%) WinRunner
4 25 (12.69%) Selenium
5 12 (6.09%) SilkPerformer
6 7 (3.55%) Subversion
7 4 (2.03%) Maven
7 4 (2.03%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.03%) Ant
7 4 (2.03%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.02%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.02%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.02%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.51%) Toad
9 1 (0.51%) Introscope
9 1 (0.51%) JProfiler
General
1 97 (49.24%) Finance
2 47 (23.86%) Telecoms
3 37 (18.78%) Retail
4 11 (5.58%) Billing
5 4 (2.03%) Banking
6 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 123 (62.44%) Test Analyst
1 123 (62.44%) Analyst
2 52 (26.40%) Senior Analyst
2 52 (26.40%) Senior Test Analyst
3 26 (13.20%) Test Manager
4 23 (11.68%) Tester
5 20 (10.15%) Test Engineer
6 18 (9.14%) Test Leader
7 16 (8.12%) Senior Test Engineer
8 14 (7.11%) Test Consultant
8 14 (7.11%) Consultant
9 13 (6.60%) Performance Analyst
9 13 (6.60%) Performance Test Analyst
9 13 (6.60%) Automation Tester
10 12 (6.09%) Senior Automation Tester
10 12 (6.09%) Senior Tester
11 10 (5.08%) Performance Test Leader
12 7 (3.55%) QA Analyst
12 7 (3.55%) QA Test Analyst
12 7 (3.55%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.21%) XML
2 4 (2.03%) Spring
2 4 (2.03%) ICEfaces
2 4 (2.03%) .NET
3 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.51%) JDBC
4 1 (0.51%) SOAP
4 1 (0.51%) HTML
4 1 (0.51%) ODBC
4 1 (0.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.09%) Clustering
1 12 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.54%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.54%) iPad
3 4 (2.03%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (2.03%) Open Source
4 3 (1.52%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.02%) HP StorageWorks
5 2 (1.02%) Replication
6 1 (0.51%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 83 (42.13%) Windows
2 57 (28.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (20.81%) Windows XP
4 21 (10.66%) Linux
5 20 (10.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (9.64%) Windows 7
6 19 (9.64%) UNIX
7 10 (5.08%) Solaris
8 4 (2.03%) LynxOS
8 4 (2.03%) VxWorks
9 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.02%) CentOS
9 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.02%) VMS
10 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.51%) AIX
10 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (35.03%) Test Automation
2 64 (32.49%) Test Management
2 64 (32.49%) Test Scripting
3 44 (22.34%) Manual Testing
4 40 (20.30%) Automation Testing
5 33 (16.75%) System Testing
6 31 (15.74%) Test Strategy
7 30 (15.23%) Regression Testing
8 29 (14.72%) Integration Testing
9 23 (11.68%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (11.68%) Test Planning
10 22 (11.17%) Performance Testing
11 21 (10.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (7.61%) Migration
12 15 (7.61%) Software Testing
12 15 (7.61%) Software Distribution
13 12 (6.09%) Automated Testing
14 10 (5.08%) PRINCE2
15 9 (4.57%) Validation
15 9 (4.57%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (21.83%) VBScript
2 28 (14.21%) SQL
3 13 (6.60%) C
4 11 (5.58%) Python
5 7 (3.55%) Java
6 5 (2.54%) VB
6 5 (2.54%) C#
6 5 (2.54%) C++
7 4 (2.03%) Perl
7 4 (2.03%) Ada
8 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.02%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 100 (50.76%) ISEB
2 82 (41.62%) Security Cleared
3 73 (37.06%) SC Cleared
4 71 (36.04%) ISTQB
5 36 (18.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 22 (11.17%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.05%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (3.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (2.03%) Degree
9 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.02%) CWNA
10 2 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.02%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.69%) QA
2 4 (2.03%) DO-178B
System Software
1 20 (10.15%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.11%) VMware ESX
3 11 (5.58%) VMware Workstation
3 11 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.52%) Nmap
5 2 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.51%) Firmware
6 1 (0.51%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (8.12%) Netcool
2 15 (7.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (5.08%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.02%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.51%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.51%) nmon
5 1 (0.51%) Nessus
Vendors
1 74 (37.56%) HP
2 21 (10.66%) Fujitsu
3 18 (9.14%) Oracle
4 14 (7.11%) VMware
5 11 (5.58%) Citrix
5 11 (5.58%) NetApp
6 10 (5.08%) Veritas
6 10 (5.08%) McAfee
7 7 (3.55%) Microsoft
8 6 (3.05%) IBM
9 3 (1.52%) Cisco
10 2 (1.02%) Brocade
10 2 (1.02%) Juniper
10 2 (1.02%) CA
10 2 (1.02%) Hitachi
10 2 (1.02%) Dell
10 2 (1.02%) EMC
10 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.02%) Symantec
11 1 (0.51%) Remedy
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Berkshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £35k - 40k per day
Posted: 23 days ago