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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 211 224 212
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 33 24 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.34% 0.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.54% 5.97% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 25
Average salary £32,500 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.75% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £46,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.54% -7.50%
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
286 402 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.41% 5.72% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 202 304 237
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.17%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
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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 +7 13 £50,000 +28.20%
Cheshire +6 9 £27,500 - 1
Merseyside +16 6 £32,500 -4.41%
Lancashire +3 3 £31,000 -23.45%
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (60.32%) ISEB
3 34 (53.97%) QA
4 31 (49.21%) Software Testing
4 31 (49.21%) SQL
5 27 (42.86%) Test Scripting
6 26 (41.27%) Windows
6 26 (41.27%) HP
7 22 (34.92%) QuickTest Pro
8 21 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (31.75%) Performance Testing
10 19 (30.16%) MSTest
11 16 (25.40%) Release Management
12 15 (23.81%) Mentoring
13 14 (22.22%) ISTQB
14 11 (17.46%) Finance
15 10 (15.87%) Test Management
15 10 (15.87%) JIRA
16 9 (14.29%) Bugzilla
16 9 (14.29%) Manual Testing
17 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
18 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
18 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
18 6 (9.52%) System Testing
18 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
19 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
19 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
19 5 (7.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 5 (7.94%) C#
20 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (34.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 21 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (30.16%) MSTest
4 10 (15.87%) JIRA
5 9 (14.29%) Bugzilla
6 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.35%) LoadRunner
6 4 (6.35%) Selenium
6 4 (6.35%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.35%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.17%) WebLOAD
8 1 (1.59%) JMeter
8 1 (1.59%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (1.59%) LoadUI
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (77.78%) Analyst
2 44 (69.84%) Test Analyst
3 23 (36.51%) Tester
4 16 (25.40%) QA Tester
5 14 (22.22%) Consultant
5 14 (22.22%) Test Consultant
6 13 (20.63%) Software Tester
7 11 (17.46%) QA Consultant
8 10 (15.87%) Software Consultant
9 8 (12.70%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (12.70%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (9.52%) Senior Tester
10 6 (9.52%) QA Analyst
11 5 (7.94%) Test Manager
12 3 (4.76%) Test Leader
12 3 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
13 2 (3.17%) Software Test Analyst
13 2 (3.17%) Manual Test Analyst
13 2 (3.17%) Database Team Leader
13 2 (3.17%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) .NET
1 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.17%) SOAP
2 2 (3.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Interactive TV
3 1 (1.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (49.21%) Software Testing
3 27 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 20 (31.75%) Performance Testing
5 16 (25.40%) Release Management
6 15 (23.81%) Mentoring
7 10 (15.87%) Test Management
8 9 (14.29%) Manual Testing
9 6 (9.52%) System Testing
9 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.35%) Test Strategy
10 4 (6.35%) Functional Testing
11 3 (4.76%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.76%) Time Management
11 3 (4.76%) Use Case
11 3 (4.76%) Integration Testing
11 3 (4.76%) Automated Testing
12 2 (3.17%) Regression Testing
12 2 (3.17%) ITIL
12 2 (3.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (49.21%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) C#
3 1 (1.59%) C++
3 1 (1.59%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (60.32%) ISEB
2 14 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (53.97%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) HP
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft