The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 106 119 128
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 21 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.10% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.79% 5.10% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 5
Average salary £31,500 £26,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.86% -29.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
HP Quality Center
North West

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

Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
142 98 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.44% 5.65% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 122 62 83
Average salary £43,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.51% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,550 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HP Quality Center
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

HP Quality Center Salary Trend in Cheshire

HP Quality Center
Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington - 11 £30,000 -
Crewe - 5 £32,500 -
Wilmslow - 3 £30,000 -
Nantwich - 1 £35,000 -
HP Quality Center
North West

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 37 (82.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 27 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 26 (57.78%) ISEB
4 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (48.89%) SQL
6 20 (44.44%) QA
7 16 (35.56%) Test Scripting
8 15 (33.33%) ISTQB
8 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (31.11%) LoadRunner
9 14 (31.11%) Windows XP
9 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (31.11%) Windows 7
10 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
11 12 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (24.44%) Performance Testing
13 10 (22.22%) Test Management
13 10 (22.22%) Selenium
13 10 (22.22%) Release Management
13 10 (22.22%) Finance
13 10 (22.22%) MSTest
14 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
14 9 (20.00%) Test Strategy
14 9 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
14 9 (20.00%) UNIX
14 9 (20.00%) Linux
14 9 (20.00%) .NET
14 9 (20.00%) C#
14 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) LAN
1 5 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 37 (82.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (31.11%) LoadRunner
3 12 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (22.22%) MSTest
4 10 (22.22%) Selenium
5 9 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
5 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 9 (20.00%) SilkPerformer
6 7 (15.56%) SoapUI
7 6 (13.33%) SpecFlow
7 6 (13.33%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (77.78%) Analyst
2 27 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 9 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) QA Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) QA Tester
5 5 (11.11%) Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) .NET
1 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (15.56%) SOAP
3 6 (13.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (31.11%) Windows 7
3 14 (31.11%) Windows XP
4 9 (20.00%) UNIX
4 9 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Solaris
6 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Test Scripting
4 13 (28.89%) Test Automation
5 11 (24.44%) Performance Testing
6 10 (22.22%) Test Management
6 10 (22.22%) Release Management
7 9 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 7 (15.56%) Regression Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Migration
9 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
10 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
12 3 (6.67%) Validation
13 2 (4.44%) Non-Functional Testing
14 1 (2.22%) Automation Testing
14 1 (2.22%) Test Planning
14 1 (2.22%) Document Management
14 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 1 (2.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) ISEB
2 15 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
4 7 (15.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.44%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) VMware
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Fujitsu
3 2 (4.44%) NetApp
4 1 (2.22%) Cognizant