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 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 198 195 209
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 54 43 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.67% 12.80% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 42 37 28
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 £19,600 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £45,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -6.25%
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
324 336 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.36% 4.91% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 231 266 263
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 27 £30,000 -17.24% 4
Manchester -24 13 £25,000 -24.24% 1
Merseyside +12 6 £30,000 -6.25%
Lancashire -8 3 £50,000 +85.18%
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (48.19%) Windows
2 38 (45.78%) Finance
3 37 (44.58%) ISEB
4 31 (37.35%) HP
5 28 (33.73%) Software Testing
6 27 (32.53%) QuickTest Pro
7 26 (31.33%) ISTQB
8 24 (28.92%) Test Scripting
9 20 (24.10%) LoadRunner
10 17 (20.48%) SQL
10 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
10 17 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (19.28%) Test Management
11 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
11 16 (19.28%) Test Strategy
12 15 (18.07%) Test Automation
13 14 (16.87%) C#
13 14 (16.87%) Scrum
13 14 (16.87%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (15.66%) QA
15 12 (14.46%) Regression Testing
15 12 (14.46%) JIRA
15 12 (14.46%) Time Management
16 11 (13.25%) Selenium
16 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (13.25%) VB
17 10 (12.05%) Windows XP
17 10 (12.05%) E-Commerce
17 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
17 10 (12.05%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (4.82%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (4.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.02%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.02%) MS Office
3 4 (4.82%) MS Project
3 4 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) LAN
1 4 (4.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) DB2
3 3 (3.61%) Informix
4 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (32.53%) QuickTest Pro
2 20 (24.10%) LoadRunner
3 12 (14.46%) JIRA
4 11 (13.25%) Selenium
5 8 (9.64%) Cucumber
6 7 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (7.23%) MSTest
7 6 (7.23%) SilkPerformer
8 4 (4.82%) Firebug
8 4 (4.82%) SpecFlow
8 4 (4.82%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.82%) Hudson
9 3 (3.61%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.61%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (2.41%) Bugzilla
10 2 (2.41%) JUnit
11 1 (1.20%) TestDirector
11 1 (1.20%) JMeter
General
1 38 (45.78%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Banking
3 8 (9.64%) Retail
4 5 (6.02%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.02%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.82%) Billing
6 2 (2.41%) Military
6 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (54.22%) Analyst
2 39 (46.99%) Test Analyst
3 18 (21.69%) Test Manager
3 18 (21.69%) Tester
4 13 (15.66%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (15.66%) Senior Test Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) Software Tester
6 4 (4.82%) Test Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Billing Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (2.41%) Security Tester
7 2 (2.41%) Master Data Analyst
7 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 2 (2.41%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (2.41%) Pricing Analyst
7 2 (2.41%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.41%) Data Analyst
7 2 (2.41%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) .NET
1 4 (4.82%) Gherkin
2 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.61%) SOAP
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) XML
3 1 (1.20%) jQuery
3 1 (1.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.19%) Windows
2 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (12.05%) Windows XP
3 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (12.05%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.23%) UNIX
4 6 (7.23%) Linux
5 5 (6.02%) Apple iOS
5 5 (6.02%) Android
6 4 (4.82%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) Software Testing
2 24 (28.92%) Test Scripting
3 17 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (19.28%) Test Management
4 16 (19.28%) Test Strategy
5 15 (18.07%) Test Automation
6 14 (16.87%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (16.87%) Scrum
7 12 (14.46%) Regression Testing
7 12 (14.46%) Time Management
8 10 (12.05%) E-Commerce
9 9 (10.84%) Automated Testing
10 7 (8.43%) Performance Testing
10 7 (8.43%) System Testing
11 6 (7.23%) Automation Testing
11 6 (7.23%) Release Management
11 6 (7.23%) Change Management
11 6 (7.23%) Migration
12 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (6.02%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.48%) SQL
2 14 (16.87%) C#
3 11 (13.25%) VB
4 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.20%) PHP
5 1 (1.20%) Java
5 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (44.58%) ISEB
2 26 (31.33%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
4 8 (9.64%) Degree
5 7 (8.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) VMware ESX
2 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.41%) Nmap
3 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Nessus
1 2 (2.41%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 31 (37.35%) HP
2 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.23%) VMware
3 6 (7.23%) Oracle
4 4 (4.82%) SAP
5 2 (2.41%) Fujitsu
5 2 (2.41%) NetApp
6 1 (1.20%) Cognizant
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago