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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 216 232 212
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 30 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.38% 0.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.61% 7.25% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 41
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
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
394 345 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.70% 5.25% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 317 258 275
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 13 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Cheshire +36 3 £31,000 -4.61% 2
Merseyside - 3 £37,700 -
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 39 (76.47%) QA
2 36 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (56.86%) JIRA
4 25 (49.02%) Test Management
4 25 (49.02%) ISEB
5 21 (41.18%) Finance
5 21 (41.18%) Test Scripting
6 20 (39.22%) Defect Management
7 16 (31.37%) Windows
8 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
8 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
8 14 (27.45%) ISTQB
8 14 (27.45%) Performance Testing
9 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (21.57%) C#
10 11 (21.57%) SQL
10 11 (21.57%) .NET
10 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
10 11 (21.57%) Driving Licence
11 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
11 10 (19.61%) Software Testing
12 8 (15.69%) HP
12 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
12 8 (15.69%) Validation
12 8 (15.69%) Windows Server
12 8 (15.69%) Product Management
12 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (13.73%) SoapUI
13 7 (13.73%) MSTest

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 14 (27.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (56.86%) JIRA
2 11 (21.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (13.73%) MSTest
3 7 (13.73%) SoapUI
3 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
4 5 (9.80%) Selenium
5 4 (7.84%) HP UFT
5 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.88%) Bugzilla
6 3 (5.88%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.96%) TestDirector
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Tester
2 17 (33.33%) Analyst
2 17 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 12 (23.53%) QA Engineer
4 11 (21.57%) QA Tester
5 9 (17.65%) Senior Tester
6 8 (15.69%) Automation Tester
7 7 (13.73%) Developer
7 7 (13.73%) Developer in Test
7 7 (13.73%) Senior Automation Tester
7 7 (13.73%) Senior Developer
7 7 (13.73%) Senior Test Automation Developer
7 7 (13.73%) Test Automation Developer
8 6 (11.76%) Software Tester
9 5 (9.80%) Agile Test Analyst
9 5 (9.80%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (9.80%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (9.80%) Test Engineer
9 5 (9.80%) Test Manager
10 3 (5.88%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) .NET
2 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
3 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
4 7 (13.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.96%) Interactive TV
2 1 (1.96%) LIMS
2 1 (1.96%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (49.02%) Test Management
3 21 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 20 (39.22%) Defect Management
5 14 (27.45%) Performance Testing
6 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
7 10 (19.61%) Software Testing
8 8 (15.69%) Product Management
8 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (15.69%) Validation
9 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
10 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.84%) System Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Agile Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Issue Tracking
11 3 (5.88%) Manual Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Security Testing
11 3 (5.88%) V-Model
11 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) C#
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (49.02%) ISEB
2 14 (27.45%) ISTQB
3 6 (11.76%) Degree
4 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (76.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) Capita
3 1 (1.96%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Progress
3 1 (1.96%) SAP
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