The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 73 90 117
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +27
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 71 51 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.75% 2.06% 0.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.86% 19.47% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 38 40 9
Average salary £43,750 £42,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.33% +78.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
HP Quality Center
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Systems Management Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
246 262 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.52% 10.59% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 158 179 107
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

HP Quality Center
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Reading region.

HP Quality Center Salary Trend in Reading

HP Quality Center
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

HP Quality Center Salary Histogram in Reading

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 70 (52.24%) Windows
2 68 (50.75%) Security Cleared
3 66 (49.25%) SC Cleared
3 66 (49.25%) ISEB
4 64 (47.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 60 (44.78%) TestDirector
5 60 (44.78%) Finance
6 46 (34.33%) ISTQB
7 43 (32.09%) Test Scripting
8 42 (31.34%) Test Management
9 41 (30.60%) HP
10 40 (29.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (24.63%) Test Automation
12 30 (22.39%) Manual Testing
13 29 (21.64%) VBScript
14 25 (18.66%) Performance Testing
14 25 (18.66%) Automation Testing
15 23 (17.16%) Integration Testing
15 23 (17.16%) System Testing
15 23 (17.16%) XML
15 23 (17.16%) Windows XP
15 23 (17.16%) SharePoint Server
16 22 (16.42%) Telecoms
17 21 (15.67%) WinRunner
18 20 (14.93%) DV Cleared
19 17 (12.69%) Retail
19 17 (12.69%) SQL
20 16 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
21 15 (11.19%) Clustering
21 15 (11.19%) Netcool

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 23 (17.16%) SharePoint Server
2 15 (11.19%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.24%) IIS
5 2 (1.49%) Apache
5 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Project
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.73%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.49%) DNS
2 2 (1.49%) SSL
2 2 (1.49%) SAN
2 2 (1.49%) 802.11
2 2 (1.49%) Firewall
2 2 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.49%) Wireless
2 2 (1.49%) WPA
2 2 (1.49%) VLAN
2 2 (1.49%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.49%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.49%) NAS
2 2 (1.49%) tcpdump
2 2 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (1.49%) DHCP
2 2 (1.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 64 (47.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 60 (44.78%) TestDirector
3 21 (15.67%) WinRunner
4 13 (9.70%) Selenium
5 7 (5.22%) LoadRunner
6 6 (4.48%) Subversion
7 5 (3.73%) Maven
7 5 (3.73%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.73%) Ant
7 5 (3.73%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.49%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.49%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 60 (44.78%) Finance
2 22 (16.42%) Telecoms
3 17 (12.69%) Retail
4 5 (3.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (61.19%) Analyst
1 82 (61.19%) Test Analyst
2 38 (28.36%) Senior Test Analyst
2 38 (28.36%) Senior Analyst
3 20 (14.93%) Test Leader
4 19 (14.18%) Test Manager
4 19 (14.18%) Tester
5 13 (9.70%) Performance Test Leader
6 12 (8.96%) Senior Tester
6 12 (8.96%) Test Engineer
7 10 (7.46%) Senior Automation Tester
7 10 (7.46%) Automation Tester
7 10 (7.46%) Senior Test Engineer
8 9 (6.72%) Performance Analyst
8 9 (6.72%) Performance Test Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) QA Analyst
9 5 (3.73%) QA Tester
9 5 (3.73%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.73%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.16%) XML
2 5 (3.73%) Spring
2 5 (3.73%) ICEfaces
3 3 (2.24%) .NET
4 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.75%) SOAP
5 1 (0.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Clustering
2 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.73%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.99%) Replication
4 4 (2.99%) Open Source
4 4 (2.99%) iPad
5 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.49%) HP StorageWorks
6 2 (1.49%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 70 (52.24%) Windows
2 40 (29.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (17.16%) Windows XP
4 8 (5.97%) Linux
5 6 (4.48%) UNIX
6 5 (3.73%) VxWorks
6 5 (3.73%) LynxOS
7 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.49%) CentOS
7 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.49%) VMS
7 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.09%) Test Scripting
2 42 (31.34%) Test Management
3 33 (24.63%) Test Automation
4 30 (22.39%) Manual Testing
5 25 (18.66%) Performance Testing
5 25 (18.66%) Automation Testing
6 23 (17.16%) Integration Testing
6 23 (17.16%) System Testing
7 16 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (10.45%) Test Strategy
8 14 (10.45%) Software Distribution
9 11 (8.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (7.46%) Test Planning
11 8 (5.97%) Automated Testing
11 8 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (5.22%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.48%) Performance Engineering
13 6 (4.48%) Change Management
14 5 (3.73%) PRINCE2
14 5 (3.73%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.64%) VBScript
2 17 (12.69%) SQL
3 11 (8.21%) C
4 9 (6.72%) C#
5 6 (4.48%) Java
5 6 (4.48%) Python
6 5 (3.73%) Ada
6 5 (3.73%) Perl
6 5 (3.73%) C++
6 5 (3.73%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.24%) VB
8 2 (1.49%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (50.75%) Security Cleared
2 66 (49.25%) SC Cleared
2 66 (49.25%) ISEB
3 46 (34.33%) ISTQB
4 20 (14.93%) DV Cleared
5 11 (8.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (5.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (2.99%) Degree
7 4 (2.99%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.49%) CWNA
9 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.49%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) QA
2 5 (3.73%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.24%) vSphere
3 3 (2.24%) Nmap
4 2 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (11.19%) Netcool
1 15 (11.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (9.70%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.49%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.75%) Nessus
4 1 (0.75%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 41 (30.60%) HP
2 14 (10.45%) Citrix
3 13 (9.70%) Veritas
3 13 (9.70%) McAfee
4 12 (8.96%) Fujitsu
5 5 (3.73%) VMware
6 4 (2.99%) IBM
7 3 (2.24%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle
8 2 (1.49%) Cisco
8 2 (1.49%) Juniper
8 2 (1.49%) CA
8 2 (1.49%) Hitachi
8 2 (1.49%) NetApp
8 2 (1.49%) Brocade
8 2 (1.49%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.49%) Symantec
8 2 (1.49%) Dell
8 2 (1.49%) EMC
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