Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for HP Quality Center skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HP Quality Center over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 176 131
Rank change year-on-year +33 -45 +25
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 9 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.35% 0.20% 0.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.08% 2.53% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 19
Cheshire median annual salary £36,250 £34,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% +13.11% -6.15%
10th Percentile £24,725 £32,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £47,975 £43,175 £37,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year -11.11% +35.34% +2.31%

HP Quality Center is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 177 237 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.84% 7.75% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 147 152 105
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +30.14% -2.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £68,750 £55,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing HP Quality Center as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in Cheshire

HP Quality Center
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for HP Quality Center in Cheshire

HP Quality Center
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for HP Quality Center in Cheshire

HP Quality Center
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 6 - - 1
Chester +7 2 £25,000 -
HP Quality Center
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 9 (100.00%) HP
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
3 7 (77.78%) Test Management
3 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 7 (77.78%) Test Strategy
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (77.78%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (66.67%) Service Design
4 6 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (66.67%) SDLC
4 6 (66.67%) Project Management
4 6 (66.67%) PHP
4 6 (66.67%) Behat
4 6 (66.67%) BDD
4 6 (66.67%) Test Planning
4 6 (66.67%) PHPUnit
4 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
4 6 (66.67%) V-Model
4 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (66.67%) Degree
4 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
4 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Unix

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CICS
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) PHPUnit
2 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) JMeter
4 1 (11.11%) SOAtest
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Tester
2 6 (66.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Behat
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (11.11%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Problem-Solving
1 7 (77.78%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
1 7 (77.78%) Test Management
1 7 (77.78%) Test Strategy
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
2 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) SDLC
2 6 (66.67%) Service Design
2 6 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) V-Model
2 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) API Testing
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) COBOL
3 1 (11.11%) JCL
3 1 (11.11%) REXX
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
3 1 (11.11%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft