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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 168 177 166
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 13 13 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.32% 0.74%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.28% 6.05% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 23
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £61,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
157 215 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.34% 5.35% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 99 160 157
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £61,450 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%

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 24 April 2015.

HP Quality Center Salary Histogram in Manchester

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (66.67%) HP
2 7 (46.67%) ISEB
2 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
3 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (33.33%) QA
4 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) Time Management
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) Internet
7 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (13.33%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) Bugzilla
7 2 (13.33%) Interactive TV
7 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Test Management
7 2 (13.33%) System Testing
7 2 (13.33%) JIRA
7 2 (13.33%) WebLOAD

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (13.33%) Bugzilla
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) WebLOAD
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
2 12 (80.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Environment Manager
4 1 (6.67%) QA Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Environment Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
2 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft