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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 140 187 162
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -25
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 88 28 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.60% 0.53% 1.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.22% 5.76% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 54 7 48
Average salary £48,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £27,000 £30,125
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
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
483 486 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.79% 9.17% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 347 337 227
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 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
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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 +53 60 £47,875 +19.68% 4
Maidenhead +5 5 £52,500 +5.00%
Bracknell -21 5 £47,500 +75.92% 2
Slough - 4 £42,500 - 1
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 117 (58.50%) ISEB
2 92 (46.00%) HP
3 85 (42.50%) ISTQB
4 84 (42.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 84 (42.00%) Windows
5 82 (41.00%) Security Cleared
6 71 (35.50%) Test Management
7 69 (34.50%) Finance
8 68 (34.00%) Test Automation
9 59 (29.50%) Test Scripting
10 58 (29.00%) SC Cleared
10 58 (29.00%) TestDirector
11 52 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 49 (24.50%) Windows XP
13 48 (24.00%) LoadRunner
14 43 (21.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 42 (21.00%) Telecoms
16 41 (20.50%) Test Planning
17 40 (20.00%) Performance Testing
17 40 (20.00%) Selenium
18 35 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
18 35 (17.50%) Test Strategy
19 31 (15.50%) SQL
20 29 (14.50%) Oracle
21 26 (13.00%) WinRunner
21 26 (13.00%) SharePoint Server
22 25 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
23 24 (12.00%) Windows 7
23 24 (12.00%) Software Testing
23 24 (12.00%) Active Directory

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 26 (13.00%) SharePoint Server
2 17 (8.50%) MS Exchange
3 12 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.00%) IIS
5 5 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.00%) MS Project
3 4 (2.00%) MS Office
3 4 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) SAP WM
2 2 (1.00%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.00%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.00%) LAN
1 20 (10.00%) WAN
2 19 (9.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.50%) DNS
3 5 (2.50%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.50%) SDH
3 5 (2.50%) MPLS
4 4 (2.00%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.50%) MVNO
5 3 (1.50%) 4G
5 3 (1.50%) LTE
5 3 (1.50%) 3GPP
5 3 (1.50%) HTTP
6 2 (1.00%) Wireless
6 2 (1.00%) RTP
6 2 (1.00%) H.323
6 2 (1.00%) VoIP
6 2 (1.00%) SMS
6 2 (1.00%) GGSN
6 2 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.00%) QlikView
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 84 (42.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 58 (29.00%) TestDirector
3 48 (24.00%) LoadRunner
4 40 (20.00%) Selenium
5 26 (13.00%) WinRunner
6 17 (8.50%) Cucumber
7 9 (4.50%) SilkPerformer
8 8 (4.00%) JIRA
9 3 (1.50%) Maven
9 3 (1.50%) MSTest
9 3 (1.50%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.50%) Ant
9 3 (1.50%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.00%) ClearQuest
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.00%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.50%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.50%) Subversion
11 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (34.50%) Finance
2 42 (21.00%) Telecoms
3 22 (11.00%) Retail
4 15 (7.50%) Banking
5 9 (4.50%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.50%) Billing
7 3 (1.50%) Marketing
8 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.50%) Law
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
9 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 90 (45.00%) Analyst
2 88 (44.00%) Test Analyst
3 42 (21.00%) Test Manager
4 33 (16.50%) Senior Analyst
4 33 (16.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 27 (13.50%) Tester
6 22 (11.00%) Test Consultant
6 22 (11.00%) Consultant
7 17 (8.50%) Test Leader
8 13 (6.50%) Senior Tester
9 12 (6.00%) Test Engineer
10 10 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
10 10 (5.00%) Performance Test Analyst
10 10 (5.00%) Performance Test Leader
11 9 (4.50%) Performance Tester
12 8 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
13 7 (3.50%) Automation Tester
13 7 (3.50%) Senior Automation Tester
14 6 (3.00%) Infrastructure Tester
15 5 (2.50%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.00%) XML
2 3 (1.50%) Spring
2 3 (1.50%) ICEfaces
2 3 (1.50%) EDI
2 3 (1.50%) .NET
2 3 (1.50%) SOAP
3 2 (1.00%) XMPP
4 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.50%) Clustering
3 13 (6.50%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.50%) Replication
5 7 (3.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.50%) Open Source
6 3 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.00%) New Media
8 1 (0.50%) IPTV
8 1 (0.50%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.50%) iPad
8 1 (0.50%) HP StorageWorks
8 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 84 (42.00%) Windows
2 52 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 49 (24.50%) Windows XP
4 25 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 15 (7.50%) UNIX
7 13 (6.50%) Linux
8 7 (3.50%) Solaris
9 3 (1.50%) VxWorks
9 3 (1.50%) LynxOS
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.50%) CentOS
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (35.50%) Test Management
2 68 (34.00%) Test Automation
3 59 (29.50%) Test Scripting
4 41 (20.50%) Test Planning
5 40 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 35 (17.50%) Test Strategy
7 24 (12.00%) Software Testing
7 24 (12.00%) Regression Testing
8 23 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (10.50%) Automation Testing
10 19 (9.50%) Migration
11 17 (8.50%) Integration Testing
11 17 (8.50%) Manual Testing
12 16 (8.00%) Mentoring
13 15 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (7.50%) PRINCE2
14 12 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (5.50%) Change Management
15 11 (5.50%) Waterfall
15 11 (5.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.50%) SQL
2 17 (8.50%) Java
3 16 (8.00%) C#
3 16 (8.00%) VBScript
4 15 (7.50%) C
5 12 (6.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.50%) Python
7 4 (2.00%) Perl
7 4 (2.00%) C++
8 3 (1.50%) Ada
9 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 117 (58.50%) ISEB
2 85 (42.50%) ISTQB
3 82 (41.00%) Security Cleared
4 58 (29.00%) SC Cleared
5 43 (21.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 19 (9.50%) Degree
7 11 (5.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 10 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
8 10 (5.00%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.00%) APMP
11 1 (0.50%) CCNA
11 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.50%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.00%) QA
2 3 (1.50%) DO-178B
System Software
1 24 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.50%) vSphere
4 10 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.50%) Nmap
6 1 (0.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (10.50%) Netcool
2 16 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 16 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.50%) SCCM
4 2 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 92 (46.00%) HP
2 29 (14.50%) Oracle
3 21 (10.50%) VMware
4 16 (8.00%) Citrix
4 16 (8.00%) Veritas
4 16 (8.00%) McAfee
5 15 (7.50%) Fujitsu
6 8 (4.00%) NetApp
7 6 (3.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.00%) Cisco
8 5 (2.50%) Cramer
8 5 (2.50%) Remedy
8 5 (2.50%) Infovista
9 3 (1.50%) SAP
10 2 (1.00%) IBM
10 2 (1.00%) Panasonic
10 2 (1.00%) Capita
10 2 (1.00%) Mitel
11 1 (0.50%) Twitter
11 1 (0.50%) Huawei
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