The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 193 205 221
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +16
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 47 40 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.55% 0.41%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.38% 12.08% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 24
Average salary £30,000 £30,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -27.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Systems Management Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
287 331 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.01% 4.57% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 211 256 244
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 £23,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
HP Quality Center
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +2 17 £31,000 -4.61% 2
Manchester -9 15 £25,000 -16.66% 4
Merseyside +6 9 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Lancashire 0 3 £50,000 +100.00% 1
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (47.22%) Finance
2 28 (38.89%) HP
2 28 (38.89%) ISEB
2 28 (38.89%) Windows
3 22 (30.56%) Software Testing
4 21 (29.17%) Test Scripting
5 18 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 17 (23.61%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (23.61%) QuickTest Pro
7 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
7 15 (20.83%) Test Management
7 15 (20.83%) Test Strategy
8 14 (19.44%) LoadRunner
9 13 (18.06%) Scrum
9 13 (18.06%) Banking
9 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (16.67%) Retail
11 11 (15.28%) QA
11 11 (15.28%) C#
11 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
11 11 (15.28%) Test Automation
12 10 (13.89%) Time Management
12 10 (13.89%) SQL
13 9 (12.50%) VB
13 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
13 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 9 (12.50%) Selenium
13 9 (12.50%) Performance Testing
13 9 (12.50%) JIRA
14 8 (11.11%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 4 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS Office
3 4 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.56%) MS Project
4 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) ATM
1 1 (1.39%) LAN
1 1 (1.39%) WAN
1 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) DB2
3 3 (4.17%) Informix
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (19.44%) LoadRunner
3 9 (12.50%) Selenium
3 9 (12.50%) JIRA
4 6 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.94%) MSTest
5 5 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.56%) Hudson
6 4 (5.56%) Firebug
7 2 (2.78%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (2.78%) JUnit
7 2 (2.78%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.78%) JMeter
7 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.78%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (2.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 34 (47.22%) Finance
2 13 (18.06%) Banking
3 12 (16.67%) Retail
4 7 (9.72%) Retail Banking
5 5 (6.94%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.56%) Billing
7 2 (2.78%) Military
8 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (48.61%) Analyst
2 29 (40.28%) Test Analyst
3 16 (22.22%) Test Manager
4 15 (20.83%) Tester
5 11 (15.28%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (15.28%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Software Tester
7 4 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Billing Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Test Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (2.78%) Data Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Test Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Consultant
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.78%) Security Tester
8 2 (2.78%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.78%) SOAP
2 2 (2.78%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.39%) Middleware
3 1 (1.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.89%) Windows
2 6 (8.33%) Android
2 6 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.17%) UNIX
5 2 (2.78%) Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Software Testing
2 21 (29.17%) Test Scripting
3 17 (23.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (20.83%) Test Management
4 15 (20.83%) Test Strategy
5 13 (18.06%) Scrum
5 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.28%) Test Automation
7 10 (13.89%) Time Management
8 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 9 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 8 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 8 (11.11%) Regression Testing
10 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.33%) Change Management
11 6 (8.33%) System Testing
11 6 (8.33%) Automation Testing
12 5 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (6.94%) Release Management
13 4 (5.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) C#
2 10 (13.89%) SQL
3 9 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.39%) C++
4 1 (1.39%) Java
4 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.39%) Python
4 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (38.89%) ISEB
2 18 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (11.11%) Degree
4 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
1 2 (2.78%) Nmap
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) BladeLogic
1 2 (2.78%) Nessus
1 2 (2.78%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 28 (38.89%) HP
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.56%) SAP
4 2 (2.78%) VMware
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) NetApp
5 1 (1.39%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.39%) Fujitsu
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