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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 175 151 171
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +20
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 13 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.73% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.42% 13.21% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 14
Average salary £25,000 £33,000 £40,185
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.24% -17.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £19,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,260 £45,000 £55,700
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -6.25%
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
138 212 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.35% 5.50% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 109 166 121
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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 29 August 2014.

HP Quality Center Salary Histogram in Manchester

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 17 (60.71%) HP
3 13 (46.43%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) Scrum
4 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
4 11 (39.29%) C#
4 11 (39.29%) VB
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
4 11 (39.29%) ISTQB
5 10 (35.71%) Software Testing
5 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
6 7 (25.00%) Degree
7 6 (21.43%) Test Management
8 5 (17.86%) Time Management
8 5 (17.86%) ISEB
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.86%) Change Management
8 5 (17.86%) MS Office
8 5 (17.86%) Retail
9 4 (14.29%) Billing
9 4 (14.29%) Data Management
9 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (14.29%) Retail Banking
9 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
9 4 (14.29%) SAP
9 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (14.29%) MS Project
9 4 (14.29%) DB2
9 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Management Information System

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Office
3 4 (14.29%) MS Project
3 4 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) DB2
3 3 (10.71%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 4 (14.29%) JIRA
1 4 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (7.14%) Bugzilla
2 2 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.57%) Firebug
3 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) Hudson
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Retail
3 4 (14.29%) Billing
3 4 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Military
5 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Test Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Billing Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Software Tester
7 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Pricing Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
7 2 (7.14%) Security Tester
7 2 (7.14%) Master Data Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) SAP Business Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Tester
8 1 (3.57%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Scrum
2 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 10 (35.71%) Software Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Test Management
4 5 (17.86%) Time Management
4 5 (17.86%) Change Management
5 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Data Management
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
7 2 (7.14%) System Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (7.14%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) C#
1 11 (39.29%) VB
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) ISTQB
2 7 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (17.86%) ISEB
4 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Nessus
1 2 (7.14%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) HP
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago