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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 214 205 198
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 40 52 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.71% 0.63%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.26% 14.65% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35 40 37
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +3.33%
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
390 355 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.80% 4.84% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 299 257 289
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +20 31 £35,000 +40.00% 11
Cheshire -15 6 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Lancashire +3 2 £23,250 -53.50% 1
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 43 (69.35%) ISEB
2 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (50.00%) SQL
3 31 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 30 (48.39%) QA
4 30 (48.39%) Finance
5 28 (45.16%) Test Scripting
6 26 (41.94%) Windows
7 22 (35.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (33.87%) Performance Testing
9 20 (32.26%) JIRA
10 19 (30.65%) HP UFT
11 18 (29.03%) HP
12 17 (27.42%) MS Excel
13 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
13 16 (25.81%) Mentoring
14 15 (24.19%) ISTQB
15 13 (20.97%) MSTest
15 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
15 13 (20.97%) Bugzilla
16 12 (19.35%) LoadRunner
17 11 (17.74%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (17.74%) Manual Testing
18 9 (14.52%) Automated Testing
18 9 (14.52%) SDLC
18 9 (14.52%) Test Strategy
18 9 (14.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 8 (12.90%) Test Management
19 8 (12.90%) ETL
19 8 (12.90%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.84%) Tuxedo
3 2 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (27.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) HFM
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Internet
2 3 (4.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.74%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (35.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (32.26%) JIRA
3 19 (30.65%) HP UFT
4 13 (20.97%) Bugzilla
4 13 (20.97%) MSTest
5 12 (19.35%) LoadRunner
6 6 (9.68%) Selenium
6 6 (9.68%) WebLOAD
7 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (3.23%) NUnit
9 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.23%) JUnit
9 2 (3.23%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.61%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.61%) Facilita Forecast
10 1 (1.61%) LoadUI
10 1 (1.61%) WinRunner
10 1 (1.61%) TestDirector
10 1 (1.61%) JMeter
General
1 30 (48.39%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Law
4 2 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Games
5 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Billing
5 1 (1.61%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 36 (58.06%) Analyst
2 31 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 20 (32.26%) Tester
4 12 (19.35%) Senior Test Analyst
4 12 (19.35%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) QA Tester
6 7 (11.29%) Test Manager
6 7 (11.29%) QA Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) QA Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Lead Tester
8 4 (6.45%) QA Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Test Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Tester
9 3 (4.84%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.84%) Test Team Leader
9 3 (4.84%) Software Tester
10 2 (3.23%) QA Leader
10 2 (3.23%) Automation Tester
10 2 (3.23%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) Web Services
2 7 (11.29%) .NET
3 4 (6.45%) XML
4 3 (4.84%) Middleware
5 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Interactive TV
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) PMI
3 2 (3.23%) Statistics
3 2 (3.23%) iPhone
3 2 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) LIMS
4 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) UNIX
3 3 (4.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 28 (45.16%) Test Scripting
4 21 (33.87%) Performance Testing
5 16 (25.81%) Mentoring
6 11 (17.74%) Manual Testing
7 9 (14.52%) Automated Testing
7 9 (14.52%) SDLC
7 9 (14.52%) Test Strategy
8 8 (12.90%) Test Management
8 8 (12.90%) ETL
9 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
10 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
11 5 (8.06%) Time Management
11 5 (8.06%) System Testing
11 5 (8.06%) Scrum
12 4 (6.45%) Validation
12 4 (6.45%) Migration
12 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (6.45%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (12.90%) Java
3 5 (8.06%) C#
4 2 (3.23%) Python
4 2 (3.23%) Scala
4 2 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) C++
5 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (69.35%) ISEB
2 15 (24.19%) ISTQB
3 9 (14.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (11.29%) Degree
5 4 (6.45%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (48.39%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) HP
2 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (3.23%) Capita
4 2 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (1.61%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.61%) McAfee
5 1 (1.61%) Unisys
5 1 (1.61%) IBM
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