The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 77 85 99
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 62 51 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.63% 2.25% 1.62%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.55% 21.98% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 43 31 21
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -11.25%
Systems Management Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
275 232 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.67% 10.24% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 184 180 114
Average salary £42,625 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +5.59%
HP Quality Center
Berkshire

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 25 July 2014.

HP Quality Center Salary Histogram in Reading

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 48 (50.00%) Finance
1 48 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 46 (47.92%) SC Cleared
2 46 (47.92%) Security Cleared
3 39 (40.63%) ISEB
3 39 (40.63%) Windows
4 38 (39.58%) TestDirector
5 34 (35.42%) Test Management
5 34 (35.42%) ISTQB
6 30 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (30.21%) Test Scripting
7 29 (30.21%) Integration Testing
7 29 (30.21%) System Testing
8 28 (29.17%) HP
9 26 (27.08%) VBScript
9 26 (27.08%) Manual Testing
10 24 (25.00%) XML
10 24 (25.00%) Automation Testing
11 23 (23.96%) Telecoms
12 21 (21.88%) Retail
13 20 (20.83%) DV Cleared
14 17 (17.71%) Test Automation
15 15 (15.63%) Software Distribution
16 14 (14.58%) Test Strategy
16 14 (14.58%) C
17 13 (13.54%) Selenium
18 12 (12.50%) Fujitsu
18 12 (12.50%) LoadRunner
19 11 (11.46%) QA
19 11 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Project
1 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 48 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 38 (39.58%) TestDirector
3 13 (13.54%) Selenium
4 12 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 9 (9.38%) WinRunner
6 5 (5.21%) Subversion
7 2 (2.08%) Maven
7 2 (2.08%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.08%) Ant
7 2 (2.08%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (50.00%) Finance
2 23 (23.96%) Telecoms
3 21 (21.88%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Billing
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (56.25%) Analyst
1 54 (56.25%) Test Analyst
2 26 (27.08%) Senior Analyst
2 26 (27.08%) Senior Test Analyst
3 16 (16.67%) Tester
4 15 (15.63%) Test Leader
5 13 (13.54%) Test Manager
6 10 (10.42%) Senior Tester
7 9 (9.38%) Test Engineer
8 8 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
8 8 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
9 7 (7.29%) Performance Test Leader
10 6 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
11 5 (5.21%) QA Test Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) QA Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Senior Performance Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Automation Tester
11 5 (5.21%) Senior Automation Tester
11 5 (5.21%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (3.13%) .NET
3 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.08%) Spring
3 2 (2.08%) ICEfaces
4 1 (1.04%) SOAP
4 1 (1.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.17%) Open Source
2 3 (3.13%) iPad
3 2 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (40.63%) Windows
2 30 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (9.38%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.17%) Linux
5 3 (3.13%) UNIX
6 2 (2.08%) VxWorks
6 2 (2.08%) LynxOS
7 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.42%) Test Management
2 29 (30.21%) Test Scripting
2 29 (30.21%) Integration Testing
2 29 (30.21%) System Testing
3 26 (27.08%) Manual Testing
4 24 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 17 (17.71%) Test Automation
6 15 (15.63%) Software Distribution
7 14 (14.58%) Test Strategy
8 11 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (8.33%) Change Management
10 8 (8.33%) Performance Testing
11 6 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
11 6 (6.25%) Scrum
11 6 (6.25%) Usability Testing
11 6 (6.25%) Automated Testing
12 5 (5.21%) Regression Testing
13 3 (3.13%) Black-Box Testing
14 2 (2.08%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.08%) VBScript
2 14 (14.58%) C
3 5 (5.21%) SQL
4 3 (3.13%) C#
4 3 (3.13%) Java
4 3 (3.13%) VB
4 3 (3.13%) Python
5 2 (2.08%) Ada
5 2 (2.08%) Perl
5 2 (2.08%) C++
5 2 (2.08%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (47.92%) SC Cleared
1 46 (47.92%) Security Cleared
2 39 (40.63%) ISEB
3 34 (35.42%) ISTQB
4 20 (20.83%) DV Cleared
5 8 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.04%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) Netcool
1 5 (5.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.04%) Nessus
2 1 (1.04%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (29.17%) HP
2 12 (12.50%) Fujitsu
3 6 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle
4 2 (2.08%) Citrix
5 1 (1.04%) Veritas
5 1 (1.04%) McAfee
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