The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 165 158 164
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 15 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.66% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.79% 13.59% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 11
Average salary £25,000 £24,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £19,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £45,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Systems Management Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
139 206 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.51% 4.87% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 112 171 95
Average salary £39,250 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,100 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £90,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
HP Quality Center
North West

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
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
Cheadle - 1 £34,000 -
HP Quality Center
North West

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (60.00%) Finance
2 17 (56.67%) HP
3 12 (40.00%) Scrum
3 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 11 (36.67%) Windows
5 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 8 (26.67%) C#
6 8 (26.67%) VB
6 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 7 (23.33%) ISEB
7 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (23.33%) Test Management
8 6 (20.00%) Degree
8 6 (20.00%) Banking
9 5 (16.67%) LoadRunner
9 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Time Management
10 4 (13.33%) JIRA
10 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (13.33%) MS Office
10 4 (13.33%) SAP
10 4 (13.33%) Retail
10 4 (13.33%) Billing
10 4 (13.33%) Data Management
10 4 (13.33%) Change Management
10 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
11 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
3 3 (10.00%) MS Project
3 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) DB2
2 3 (10.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 4 (13.33%) JIRA
3 3 (10.00%) Selenium
4 2 (6.67%) JMeter
4 2 (6.67%) Bugzilla
4 2 (6.67%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Firebug
5 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.33%) Hudson
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 4 (13.33%) Billing
4 3 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (6.67%) Military
6 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Tester
3 12 (40.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Software Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Billing Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Pricing Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Security Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Master Data Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Android
2 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Scrum
2 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Test Management
4 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Time Management
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.33%) Data Management
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.67%) System Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.67%) RUP
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) VB
1 8 (26.67%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C++
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (23.33%) ISEB
3 6 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Nessus
1 2 (6.67%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) HP
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
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