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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 175 135 167
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +32
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 15 47 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 1.28% 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.27% 25.41% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14 43 17
Average salary £25,000 £33,000 £42,370
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.24% -22.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,470 £43,500 £56,000
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 Manchester region.

Systems Management Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
146 185 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.58% 5.05% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 114 147 156
Average salary £46,500 £38,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.36% -1.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 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 2 October 2014.

HP Quality Center Salary Histogram in Manchester

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 16 (59.26%) HP
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) Scrum
3 15 (55.56%) Windows
4 14 (51.85%) C#
5 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
5 13 (48.15%) VB
6 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
6 12 (44.44%) ISTQB
7 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
7 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
8 6 (22.22%) ISEB
8 6 (22.22%) Change Management
8 6 (22.22%) MS Office
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 6 (22.22%) Test Management
8 6 (22.22%) Time Management
9 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
10 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (14.81%) Retail Banking
10 4 (14.81%) Banking
10 4 (14.81%) Retail
10 4 (14.81%) DB2
10 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (14.81%) MS Project
10 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
10 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (22.22%) MS Office
3 4 (14.81%) MS Project
3 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) DB2
3 3 (11.11%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) TestDirector
2 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 4 (14.81%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Analyst
2 17 (62.96%) Test Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Scrum
3 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
3 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Time Management
4 6 (22.22%) Change Management
4 6 (22.22%) Test Management
5 3 (11.11%) System Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) VB
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) ISEB
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Nessus
1 2 (7.41%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
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