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 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 94 109 127
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +18
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 32 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.63% 0.38% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 21.92% 7.32% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 9
Average salary £31,500 £26,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,950 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
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
146 82 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.46% 5.16% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 105 52 88
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,900 £70,000
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 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 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
(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 - 21 £30,000 -
Wilmslow - 6 £30,750 -
Crewe - 3 £32,500 - 1
HP Quality Center
North West

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 32 (78.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 25 (60.98%) Windows
3 24 (58.54%) ISEB
4 21 (51.22%) Software Testing
5 19 (46.34%) SQL
6 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (39.02%) Test Scripting
8 15 (36.59%) QA
8 15 (36.59%) ISTQB
8 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (34.15%) LoadRunner
9 14 (34.15%) Windows XP
9 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (34.15%) Windows 7
10 13 (31.71%) Test Automation
11 12 (29.27%) Finance
12 10 (24.39%) Test Management
13 9 (21.95%) Performance Testing
13 9 (21.95%) SilkPerformer
13 9 (21.95%) VMware
13 9 (21.95%) VMware ESX
13 9 (21.95%) UNIX
13 9 (21.95%) Regression Testing
13 9 (21.95%) Linux
13 9 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (21.95%) Test Strategy
14 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
14 8 (19.51%) MSTest
14 8 (19.51%) Release Management
15 7 (17.07%) Selenium

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (12.20%) LAN
1 5 (12.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (78.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (34.15%) LoadRunner
3 9 (21.95%) SilkPerformer
3 9 (21.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (19.51%) MSTest
5 7 (17.07%) Selenium
6 6 (14.63%) Selenium IDE
6 6 (14.63%) SpecFlow
6 6 (14.63%) Cucumber
6 6 (14.63%) WebDriver
6 6 (14.63%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Analyst
2 25 (60.98%) Test Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Senior Test Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Test Manager
4 6 (14.63%) Tester
5 5 (12.20%) Performance Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) QA Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) QA Tester
6 4 (9.76%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Trainee Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Trainee
8 1 (2.44%) Junior
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Gherkin
1 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
1 6 (14.63%) SOAP
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (34.15%) Windows XP
3 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (34.15%) Windows 7
4 9 (21.95%) UNIX
4 9 (21.95%) Linux
5 2 (4.88%) Solaris
6 1 (2.44%) Android
6 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Software Testing
2 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (39.02%) Test Scripting
4 13 (31.71%) Test Automation
5 10 (24.39%) Test Management
6 9 (21.95%) Performance Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Regression Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Test Strategy
7 8 (19.51%) Release Management
8 7 (17.07%) Migration
9 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
10 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (7.32%) Validation
12 2 (4.88%) Non-Functional Testing
12 2 (4.88%) Manual Testing
12 2 (4.88%) Time Management
13 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
13 1 (2.44%) Document Management
13 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 1 (2.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) ISEB
2 15 (36.59%) ISTQB
3 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
4 7 (17.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) VMware ESX
2 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) VMware
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) NetApp
3 2 (4.88%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.44%) Cognizant
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