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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 174 157 156
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 6 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.63% 0.85%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.30% 12.37% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 27
Average salary £55,000 £25,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+113.59% -39.41%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+22.05% -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
182 194 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.65% 5.13% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 131 162 196
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

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 March 2015.

HP Quality Center Salary Histogram in Manchester

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 13 (81.25%) HP
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
3 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) VB
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) ISEB
5 4 (25.00%) Test Management
5 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) MS Office
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.25%) System Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Degree

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Analyst
2 13 (81.25%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Test Environment Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Environment Manager
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Scrum
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Test Management
2 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
3 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Demand Management
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) VB
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) ISEB
3 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft