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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 74 62 112
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +50
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 72 74 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.87% 3.21% 0.90%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.92% 29.25% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 44 60 13
Average salary £40,750 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.97% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £32,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,175 £70,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,000 £38,125
% change year-on-year
+4.05% -2.95%
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
249 253 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 9.92% 10.99% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 158 192 114
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 £68,250 £50,000 £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 23 September 2014.

HP Quality Center Salary Histogram in Reading

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 69 (52.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 64 (48.48%) Finance
3 62 (46.97%) Security Cleared
3 62 (46.97%) SC Cleared
4 61 (46.21%) ISEB
5 57 (43.18%) Windows
6 53 (40.15%) TestDirector
7 45 (34.09%) ISTQB
8 44 (33.33%) HP
9 39 (29.55%) Test Management
10 38 (28.79%) Test Scripting
11 35 (26.52%) Manual Testing
11 35 (26.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 34 (25.76%) VBScript
13 33 (25.00%) System Testing
14 32 (24.24%) Automation Testing
15 31 (23.48%) Test Automation
16 30 (22.73%) Integration Testing
17 29 (21.97%) XML
18 24 (18.18%) Telecoms
19 20 (15.15%) Windows XP
19 20 (15.15%) Performance Testing
19 20 (15.15%) DV Cleared
20 19 (14.39%) Test Strategy
20 19 (14.39%) Retail
20 19 (14.39%) SharePoint Server
21 18 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
22 17 (12.88%) Selenium
23 16 (12.12%) WinRunner
24 14 (10.61%) Software Distribution

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 19 (14.39%) SharePoint Server
2 10 (7.58%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.30%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.27%) IIS
5 2 (1.52%) Apache
5 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS Project
1 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.52%) DHCP
1 2 (1.52%) FTP
1 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.52%) DNS
1 2 (1.52%) SSL
1 2 (1.52%) SAN
1 2 (1.52%) 802.11
1 2 (1.52%) Firewall
1 2 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.52%) Wireless
1 2 (1.52%) WPA
1 2 (1.52%) VLAN
1 2 (1.52%) Wireshark
1 2 (1.52%) iSCSI
1 2 (1.52%) NAS
1 2 (1.52%) tcpdump
1 2 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 69 (52.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 53 (40.15%) TestDirector
3 17 (12.88%) Selenium
4 16 (12.12%) WinRunner
5 11 (8.33%) LoadRunner
6 6 (4.55%) Subversion
7 3 (2.27%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.52%) Maven
8 2 (1.52%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.52%) Ant
8 2 (1.52%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 64 (48.48%) Finance
2 24 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 19 (14.39%) Retail
4 4 (3.03%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 88 (66.67%) Analyst
1 88 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 41 (31.06%) Senior Analyst
2 41 (31.06%) Senior Test Analyst
3 17 (12.88%) Test Manager
3 17 (12.88%) Tester
4 16 (12.12%) Test Leader
5 13 (9.85%) Test Engineer
6 12 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
6 12 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
7 11 (8.33%) Senior Tester
7 11 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
8 10 (7.58%) Automation Tester
8 10 (7.58%) Senior Automation Tester
9 9 (6.82%) Performance Test Leader
10 5 (3.79%) Senior Performance Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) QA Test Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) QA Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.97%) XML
2 3 (2.27%) .NET
3 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.52%) Spring
3 2 (1.52%) ICEfaces
4 1 (0.76%) SOAP
4 1 (0.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Clustering
2 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.03%) Open Source
3 4 (3.03%) iPad
4 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.52%) Replication
5 2 (1.52%) HP StorageWorks
5 2 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 57 (43.18%) Windows
2 35 (26.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (15.15%) Windows XP
4 6 (4.55%) Linux
5 3 (2.27%) UNIX
6 2 (1.52%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.52%) LynxOS
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.52%) CentOS
6 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.52%) VMS
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.55%) Test Management
2 38 (28.79%) Test Scripting
3 35 (26.52%) Manual Testing
4 33 (25.00%) System Testing
5 32 (24.24%) Automation Testing
6 31 (23.48%) Test Automation
7 30 (22.73%) Integration Testing
8 20 (15.15%) Performance Testing
9 19 (14.39%) Test Strategy
10 18 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (10.61%) Software Distribution
12 13 (9.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (6.06%) Automated Testing
13 8 (6.06%) Test Planning
14 7 (5.30%) Change Management
15 6 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (4.55%) Scrum
15 6 (4.55%) Usability Testing
15 6 (4.55%) Mentoring
16 5 (3.79%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.76%) VBScript
2 12 (9.09%) C
2 12 (9.09%) SQL
3 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.27%) C#
3 3 (2.27%) Java
3 3 (2.27%) VB
3 3 (2.27%) Python
4 2 (1.52%) Ada
4 2 (1.52%) Perl
4 2 (1.52%) C++
4 2 (1.52%) MATLAB
4 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (46.97%) SC Cleared
1 62 (46.97%) Security Cleared
2 61 (46.21%) ISEB
3 45 (34.09%) ISTQB
4 20 (15.15%) DV Cleared
5 12 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (2.27%) Degree
9 2 (1.52%) CCNA
9 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.52%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.27%) Nmap
3 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.52%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (9.09%) Netcool
1 12 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.76%) Nessus
4 1 (0.76%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 44 (33.33%) HP
2 11 (8.33%) Fujitsu
3 9 (6.82%) Citrix
4 8 (6.06%) McAfee
4 8 (6.06%) Veritas
5 6 (4.55%) IBM
6 3 (2.27%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle
7 2 (1.52%) Cisco
7 2 (1.52%) Juniper
7 2 (1.52%) CA
7 2 (1.52%) Hitachi
7 2 (1.52%) NetApp
7 2 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.52%) Symantec
7 2 (1.52%) Dell
7 2 (1.52%) EMC
7 2 (1.52%) VMware
7 2 (1.52%) Brocade
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