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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 216 214 210
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 22 24 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.36% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.17% 7.04% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 26
Average salary £32,500 £40,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.75% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,600 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -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
240 341 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.94% 5.05% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 176 255 223
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,750 £27,220
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Manchester +15 11 £36,750 +5.90% 1
Cheshire +3 8 £32,500 - 2
Merseyside +7 2 £27,500 -54.16%
Lancashire -13 1 £31,000 -23.45% 1
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 41 (69.49%) ISEB
2 37 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (54.24%) SQL
4 30 (50.85%) QA
5 29 (49.15%) Software Testing
6 28 (47.46%) Windows
7 27 (45.76%) Test Scripting
8 23 (38.98%) HP
9 21 (35.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (32.20%) MSTest
11 18 (30.51%) Mentoring
11 18 (30.51%) Performance Testing
12 16 (27.12%) ISTQB
12 16 (27.12%) QuickTest Pro
13 14 (23.73%) Release Management
14 12 (20.34%) Finance
14 12 (20.34%) JIRA
15 11 (18.64%) Bugzilla
16 10 (16.95%) Test Management
17 9 (15.25%) Manual Testing
18 8 (13.56%) System Testing
18 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
18 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
19 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
20 6 (10.17%) Degree
21 5 (8.47%) Automated Testing
21 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
21 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
21 5 (8.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 4 (6.78%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (35.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (32.20%) MSTest
3 16 (27.12%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (20.34%) JIRA
5 11 (18.64%) Bugzilla
6 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.78%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.39%) WebLOAD
8 1 (1.69%) JMeter
8 1 (1.69%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.69%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (1.69%) LoadUI
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (74.58%) Analyst
2 43 (72.88%) Test Analyst
3 25 (42.37%) Tester
4 15 (25.42%) QA Tester
5 13 (22.03%) Test Consultant
5 13 (22.03%) Consultant
5 13 (22.03%) Software Tester
6 11 (18.64%) QA Consultant
7 10 (16.95%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (16.95%) Senior Test Analyst
7 10 (16.95%) Software Consultant
8 6 (10.17%) Senior Tester
9 3 (5.08%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.08%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Lead Tester
10 2 (3.39%) Test Leader
10 2 (3.39%) Software Test Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Manual Test Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) QA Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Database Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Interactive TV
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) LIMS
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 28 (47.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (49.15%) Software Testing
3 27 (45.76%) Test Scripting
4 18 (30.51%) Mentoring
4 18 (30.51%) Performance Testing
5 14 (23.73%) Release Management
6 10 (16.95%) Test Management
7 9 (15.25%) Manual Testing
8 8 (13.56%) System Testing
9 5 (8.47%) Automated Testing
10 4 (6.78%) Test Strategy
10 4 (6.78%) Time Management
10 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.08%) Use Case
11 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.08%) Functional Testing
12 2 (3.39%) Software Delivery
12 2 (3.39%) Integration Testing
12 2 (3.39%) Regression Testing
12 2 (3.39%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) C#
2 1 (1.69%) C++
2 1 (1.69%) Java
2 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (69.49%) ISEB
2 16 (27.12%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.17%) Degree
4 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (50.85%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) HP
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
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