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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 93 107 127
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +20
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 34 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.75% 0.44% 0.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.11% 8.24% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 11
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
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
141 85 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.25% 5.32% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 98 58 83
Average salary £40,000 £53,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.23% +37.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 - 24 £30,000 -
Wilmslow - 6 £30,750 - 1
Crewe - 2 £35,000 -
HP Quality Center
North West

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 30 (76.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 24 (61.54%) ISEB
2 24 (61.54%) Windows
3 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 18 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 16 (41.03%) ISTQB
5 15 (38.46%) LoadRunner
5 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (38.46%) Test Scripting
6 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
6 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
6 14 (35.90%) Windows XP
6 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (33.33%) Finance
7 13 (33.33%) QA
8 10 (25.64%) Test Strategy
8 10 (25.64%) Test Management
9 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 9 (23.08%) SilkPerformer
9 9 (23.08%) VMware
9 9 (23.08%) VMware ESX
9 9 (23.08%) Linux
9 9 (23.08%) UNIX
9 9 (23.08%) Regression Testing
10 8 (20.51%) Performance Testing
10 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (17.95%) MSTest
11 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (17.95%) Release Management

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (12.82%) LAN
1 5 (12.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (76.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (38.46%) LoadRunner
3 9 (23.08%) SilkPerformer
4 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (17.95%) MSTest
6 6 (15.38%) SpecFlow
6 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
7 5 (12.82%) Selenium
8 4 (10.26%) WebDriver
8 4 (10.26%) SoapUI
8 4 (10.26%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (2.56%) JMeter
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Analyst
2 24 (61.54%) Test Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Senior Test Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Test Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.13%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.13%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Test Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Junior
8 1 (2.56%) Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Trainee Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Gherkin
2 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.26%) SOAP
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
3 14 (35.90%) Windows XP
4 9 (23.08%) Linux
4 9 (23.08%) UNIX
5 2 (5.13%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Software Testing
2 15 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
3 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) Test Strategy
4 10 (25.64%) Test Management
5 9 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Performance Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Release Management
7 7 (17.95%) Migration
7 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
8 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Validation
10 2 (5.13%) Time Management
10 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.56%) Test Planning
11 1 (2.56%) Automation Testing
11 1 (2.56%) V-Model
11 1 (2.56%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) ISEB
2 16 (41.03%) ISTQB
3 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) VMware ESX
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) VMware
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Fujitsu
3 2 (5.13%) NetApp
4 1 (2.56%) Cognizant
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