The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 162 170 167
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 20 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.31% 0.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.74% 7.89% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 21
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £34,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -1.31%
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 Manchester region.

Systems Management Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
157 152 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.62% 3.90% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 105 123 178
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £22,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £57,500 £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

HP Quality Center
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

HP Quality Center Salary Trend in Manchester

HP Quality Center
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

HP Quality Center Salary Histogram in Manchester

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (51.85%) HP
1 14 (51.85%) QA
2 12 (44.44%) ISEB
3 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
3 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
4 9 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 9 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
6 7 (25.93%) Test Strategy
6 7 (25.93%) HP UFT
7 6 (22.22%) WebLOAD
7 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 5 (18.52%) JIRA
8 5 (18.52%) Interactive TV
8 5 (18.52%) Time Management
8 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) System Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Bugzilla
8 5 (18.52%) Internet
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 5 (18.52%) Windows
8 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (14.81%) Web Services
10 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
10 3 (11.11%) HTTP
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (7.41%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 7 (25.93%) HP UFT
3 6 (22.22%) WebLOAD
4 5 (18.52%) Bugzilla
4 5 (18.52%) JIRA
5 2 (7.41%) Selenium
5 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Analyst
2 17 (62.96%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) QA Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Test Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Tester
7 2 (7.41%) QA Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Test Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) QA Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) QA Leader
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Testing Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) OAT Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) QA Test Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Interactive TV
2 2 (7.41%) Statistics
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Software Testing
1 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
2 9 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
4 7 (25.93%) Test Strategy
5 5 (18.52%) Time Management
5 5 (18.52%) System Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Test Management
6 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Coaching
7 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
8 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) ISEB
2 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
4 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
4 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
4 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (51.85%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) HP
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Capita
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Unisys