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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 197 144 163
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +19
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 5 34 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.91% 0.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.79% 19.88% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 34 31
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
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
179 171 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.22% 4.55% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 141 143 210
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 18 December 2014.

HP Quality Center Salary Histogram in Manchester

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (58.82%) HP
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
2 9 (52.94%) ISTQB
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) VB
5 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
6 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Change Management
7 4 (23.53%) MS Office
7 4 (23.53%) Time Management
8 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
8 3 (17.65%) System Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Test Management
8 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) ISEB
9 2 (11.76%) TestDirector
9 2 (11.76%) XML
9 2 (11.76%) .NET
9 2 (11.76%) OOP
9 2 (11.76%) OO
9 2 (11.76%) Java
9 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 2 (11.76%) PHP
9 2 (11.76%) JIRA

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) TestDirector
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
1 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Test Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Environment Manager
5 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Environment Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
4 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
5 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 4 (23.53%) Time Management
6 3 (17.65%) Test Management
6 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) System Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) OOP
7 2 (11.76%) OO
7 2 (11.76%) Line Management
7 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.88%) Demand Management
8 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
8 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
8 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) VB
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) ISTQB
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) ISEB
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nessus
1 1 (5.88%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft