Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 125 151
Rank change year-on-year -47 +26 +1
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 6 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% 0.80% 0.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.47% 13.64% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 29
Cheshire median annual salary £34,500 £30,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.11% -6.15% +4.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £43,175 £37,500 £38,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £33,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year +35.34% +2.31% +8.33%

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 243 132 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.89% 5.86% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 157 106 170
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.03% -3.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,625 £25,925
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%

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
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 24 November 2017. 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
Chester - 2 - -
HP Quality Center
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Tuxedo
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Toad
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber

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 2 (33.33%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (16.67%) Calabash
3 1 (16.67%) Capybara
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Protractor
3 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Toad
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) API Testing
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Avaloq
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet