The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 197 191 207
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 56 53 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.77% 0.67%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.18% 15.14% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 41 45 34
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £41,185
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -19.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £45,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,625 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -5.48%
HP Quality Center
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
326 350 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.44% 5.10% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 236 277 285
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HP Quality Center
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the North West region.

HP Quality Center Salary Trend in the North West

HP Quality Center
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the North West region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

HP Quality Center Salary Histogram in the North West

HP Quality Center
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 12 September 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
Cheshire +11 33 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Manchester -33 11 £25,000 -24.24% 2
Merseyside +7 5 £30,000 -6.25%
Lancashire -2 2 £43,750 +50.86%
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 47 (51.65%) Windows
2 42 (46.15%) ISEB
3 41 (45.05%) Finance
4 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (37.36%) QuickTest Pro
6 33 (36.26%) Software Testing
7 32 (35.16%) ISTQB
7 32 (35.16%) HP
8 26 (28.57%) Test Scripting
9 24 (26.37%) LoadRunner
10 22 (24.18%) SQL
11 20 (21.98%) SQL Server
12 19 (20.88%) Test Management
12 19 (20.88%) Test Strategy
13 17 (18.68%) Test Automation
13 17 (18.68%) C#
13 17 (18.68%) MS Excel
14 16 (17.58%) Scrum
15 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (16.48%) QA
16 14 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (15.38%) Windows XP
16 14 (15.38%) Windows 7
16 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (14.29%) VB
17 13 (14.29%) Time Management
18 12 (13.19%) Selenium
18 12 (13.19%) JIRA
18 12 (13.19%) Regression Testing
19 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (4.40%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (4.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (18.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) MS Office
3 5 (5.49%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.40%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) LAN
1 5 (5.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) DB2
3 3 (3.30%) Informix
4 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (37.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 24 (26.37%) LoadRunner
3 12 (13.19%) JIRA
3 12 (13.19%) Selenium
4 9 (9.89%) SilkPerformer
4 9 (9.89%) Cucumber
5 8 (8.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (7.69%) MSTest
7 5 (5.49%) SpecFlow
7 5 (5.49%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.40%) Hudson
8 4 (4.40%) SoapUI
8 4 (4.40%) Selenium IDE
8 4 (4.40%) Firebug
9 2 (2.20%) Bugzilla
9 2 (2.20%) JUnit
10 1 (1.10%) TestDirector
10 1 (1.10%) JMeter
General
1 41 (45.05%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Banking
3 8 (8.79%) Retail
4 5 (5.49%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.49%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Billing
6 2 (2.20%) Military
6 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (54.95%) Analyst
2 44 (48.35%) Test Analyst
3 21 (23.08%) Test Manager
4 19 (20.88%) Tester
5 14 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
6 11 (12.09%) Software Tester
7 5 (5.49%) Performance Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Performance Test Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Billing Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) QA Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) SAP Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) Pricing Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) Security Tester
10 2 (2.20%) Infrastructure Test Manager
10 2 (2.20%) Penetration Tester
10 2 (2.20%) QA Tester
10 2 (2.20%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) .NET
1 5 (5.49%) Gherkin
2 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.40%) SOAP
3 1 (1.10%) Web Services
3 1 (1.10%) XML
3 1 (1.10%) jQuery
3 1 (1.10%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) User Experience
3 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 47 (51.65%) Windows
2 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 9 (9.89%) UNIX
4 9 (9.89%) Linux
5 5 (5.49%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.49%) Android
6 4 (4.40%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.20%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (36.26%) Software Testing
3 26 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 19 (20.88%) Test Management
4 19 (20.88%) Test Strategy
5 17 (18.68%) Test Automation
6 16 (17.58%) Scrum
7 14 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (14.29%) Time Management
9 12 (13.19%) Regression Testing
10 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
11 10 (10.99%) Automated Testing
12 8 (8.79%) Performance Testing
13 7 (7.69%) Release Management
13 7 (7.69%) Change Management
13 7 (7.69%) Migration
13 7 (7.69%) System Testing
13 7 (7.69%) Test Planning
14 6 (6.59%) Automation Testing
15 5 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.18%) SQL
2 17 (18.68%) C#
3 13 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.10%) PHP
5 1 (1.10%) Java
5 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (46.15%) ISEB
2 32 (35.16%) ISTQB
3 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
4 8 (8.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (8.79%) Degree
5 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.48%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.89%) VMware ESX
2 5 (5.49%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.20%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Nessus
1 2 (2.20%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 32 (35.16%) HP
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.89%) VMware
4 7 (7.69%) Oracle
5 3 (3.30%) SAP
6 2 (2.20%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.20%) NetApp
7 1 (1.10%) Cognizant
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