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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 119 163 191
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +28
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 109 69 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.82% 1.18% 0.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.64% 14.08% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 54 53 27
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £32,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,875 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.47% -1.66%
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
555 490 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.27% 8.37% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 327 351 241
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £61,750
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 20 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 20 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 +5 67 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Bracknell +12 24 £50,000 +23.45%
Maidenhead -17 4 £40,000 -
Slough -5 2 £37,500 -53.12%
Newbury - 1 £25,000 -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 103 (52.82%) ISEB
2 93 (47.69%) Finance
3 92 (47.18%) Windows
4 89 (45.64%) Security Cleared
5 84 (43.08%) QuickTest Pro
6 79 (40.51%) SC Cleared
7 74 (37.95%) ISTQB
8 72 (36.92%) Test Automation
9 71 (36.41%) Test Scripting
10 70 (35.90%) TestDirector
11 68 (34.87%) Test Management
12 67 (34.36%) HP
13 63 (32.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 46 (23.59%) Windows XP
15 43 (22.05%) Telecoms
16 40 (20.51%) Manual Testing
17 39 (20.00%) VBScript
18 35 (17.95%) Retail
18 35 (17.95%) Automation Testing
19 32 (16.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 31 (15.90%) Regression Testing
21 29 (14.87%) SQL
22 28 (14.36%) LoadRunner
23 27 (13.85%) WinRunner
23 27 (13.85%) Test Strategy
23 27 (13.85%) System Testing
24 26 (13.33%) Performance Testing
25 25 (12.82%) Integration Testing
26 24 (12.31%) XML
26 24 (12.31%) SharePoint Server

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 24 (12.31%) SharePoint Server
2 14 (7.18%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.62%) IIS
5 6 (3.08%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.03%) Apache
6 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Project
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.51%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.51%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.69%) LAN
1 15 (7.69%) WAN
2 11 (5.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.56%) LTE
3 5 (2.56%) 4G
4 3 (1.54%) DNS
4 3 (1.54%) Wireless
4 3 (1.54%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.03%) WPA
5 2 (1.03%) VLAN
5 2 (1.03%) SAN
5 2 (1.03%) 802.11
5 2 (1.03%) Firewall
5 2 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.03%) SSL
5 2 (1.03%) DHCP
5 2 (1.03%) FTP
5 2 (1.03%) NAS
5 2 (1.03%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.03%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.51%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.51%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 84 (43.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 70 (35.90%) TestDirector
3 28 (14.36%) LoadRunner
4 27 (13.85%) WinRunner
5 21 (10.77%) Selenium
6 12 (6.15%) SilkPerformer
7 7 (3.59%) Subversion
8 6 (3.08%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.56%) Maven
9 5 (2.56%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.56%) Ant
10 2 (1.03%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.03%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 93 (47.69%) Finance
2 43 (22.05%) Telecoms
3 35 (17.95%) Retail
4 8 (4.10%) Billing
5 5 (2.56%) Banking
6 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 111 (56.92%) Analyst
1 111 (56.92%) Test Analyst
2 46 (23.59%) Senior Analyst
2 46 (23.59%) Senior Test Analyst
3 29 (14.87%) Test Manager
4 25 (12.82%) Tester
5 20 (10.26%) Test Engineer
5 20 (10.26%) Test Leader
6 16 (8.21%) Test Consultant
6 16 (8.21%) Senior Test Engineer
6 16 (8.21%) Consultant
7 13 (6.67%) Senior Tester
7 13 (6.67%) Performance Test Leader
7 13 (6.67%) Automation Tester
8 12 (6.15%) Senior Automation Tester
9 9 (4.62%) Performance Test Analyst
9 9 (4.62%) Performance Analyst
10 7 (3.59%) QA Analyst
10 7 (3.59%) QA Test Analyst
10 7 (3.59%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.31%) XML
2 5 (2.56%) Spring
2 5 (2.56%) ICEfaces
3 4 (2.05%) .NET
4 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.51%) SOAP
5 1 (0.51%) EDI
5 1 (0.51%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.18%) Clustering
2 12 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.56%) iPad
4 4 (2.05%) Replication
4 4 (2.05%) Open Source
5 3 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.03%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (0.51%) Handset
7 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 92 (47.18%) Windows
2 63 (32.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 46 (23.59%) Windows XP
4 23 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (10.77%) Windows 7
6 20 (10.26%) Linux
7 18 (9.23%) UNIX
8 9 (4.62%) Solaris
9 5 (2.56%) VxWorks
9 5 (2.56%) LynxOS
10 2 (1.03%) VMS
10 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.03%) CentOS
10 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (36.92%) Test Automation
2 71 (36.41%) Test Scripting
3 68 (34.87%) Test Management
4 40 (20.51%) Manual Testing
5 35 (17.95%) Automation Testing
6 31 (15.90%) Regression Testing
7 27 (13.85%) System Testing
7 27 (13.85%) Test Strategy
8 26 (13.33%) Performance Testing
9 25 (12.82%) Integration Testing
10 23 (11.79%) Test Planning
11 20 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (9.23%) Migration
13 15 (7.69%) Software Distribution
14 12 (6.15%) Automated Testing
14 12 (6.15%) Software Testing
15 11 (5.64%) PRINCE2
16 10 (5.13%) Mentoring
17 9 (4.62%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.00%) VBScript
2 29 (14.87%) SQL
3 12 (6.15%) Python
4 11 (5.64%) C
5 9 (4.62%) C#
6 6 (3.08%) Java
7 5 (2.56%) Perl
7 5 (2.56%) C++
7 5 (2.56%) Ada
7 5 (2.56%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.05%) VB
9 3 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.03%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 103 (52.82%) ISEB
2 89 (45.64%) Security Cleared
3 79 (40.51%) SC Cleared
4 74 (37.95%) ISTQB
5 32 (16.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 22 (11.28%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (3.08%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (2.56%) Degree
10 4 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.03%) CWNA
11 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.26%) QA
2 5 (2.56%) DO-178B
System Software
1 22 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.18%) VMware ESX
3 13 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.64%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (1.54%) Nmap
5 3 (1.54%) vSphere
6 2 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.51%) Firmware
7 1 (0.51%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (8.21%) Netcool
1 16 (8.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (6.15%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.51%) Nessus
4 1 (0.51%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 67 (34.36%) HP
2 23 (11.79%) Fujitsu
3 20 (10.26%) Oracle
4 17 (8.72%) VMware
5 13 (6.67%) Citrix
6 12 (6.15%) Veritas
6 12 (6.15%) McAfee
7 11 (5.64%) NetApp
8 6 (3.08%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.56%) IBM
10 3 (1.54%) Cisco
11 2 (1.03%) Juniper
11 2 (1.03%) CA
11 2 (1.03%) Hitachi
11 2 (1.03%) Dell
11 2 (1.03%) EMC
11 2 (1.03%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.03%) Symantec
11 2 (1.03%) Brocade
12 1 (0.51%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago