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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 110 123 76
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -47
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 29 16 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.16% 0.75% 2.95%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.21% 9.20% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 43
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £39,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
Systems Management Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
284 174 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.38% 8.15% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 196 103 189
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £26,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
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 18 April 2014.

HP Quality Center Salary Histogram in Reading

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (54.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (40.00%) TestDirector
3 13 (37.14%) ISEB
3 13 (37.14%) Windows
3 13 (37.14%) Integration Testing
4 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
4 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
4 12 (34.29%) ISTQB
4 12 (34.29%) HP
5 11 (31.43%) Finance
6 10 (28.57%) LoadRunner
6 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 10 (28.57%) Test Management
7 9 (25.71%) Selenium
7 9 (25.71%) C
7 9 (25.71%) System Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 7 (20.00%) VBScript
8 7 (20.00%) XML
8 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
10 5 (14.29%) Change Management
10 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
10 5 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (14.29%) Retail
10 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
11 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 19 (54.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (40.00%) TestDirector
3 10 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 9 (25.71%) Selenium
5 2 (5.71%) WinRunner
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Analyst
1 18 (51.43%) Test Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Senior Test Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Performance Test Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Performance Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Test Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 5 (14.29%) Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Performance Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Performance Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) iPad
1 1 (2.86%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Integration Testing
2 10 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 10 (28.57%) Test Management
3 9 (25.71%) System Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Change Management
6 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Scrum
8 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.57%) Software Distribution
8 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Usability Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Performance Engineering
10 1 (2.86%) Web Testing
10 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) C
2 7 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) ISEB
2 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Netcool
1 1 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) HP
2 4 (11.43%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.86%) Meridio
3 1 (2.86%) IBM