Period
to 16 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HP over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Hewlett-Packard Company.

HP
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 133 102
Rank change year-on-year +50 -31 +49
Permanent jobs citing HP 57 41 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.68% 1.28% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 6.20% 2.90% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 42 26 29
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.82% +8.33% +35.34%
10th Percentile £27,475 £36,750 £29,632
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £66,900
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +6.67%

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 919 1,415 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.15% 44.19% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 694 1,076 764
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -1.32%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in Cheshire

HP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for HP in Cheshire

HP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for HP in Cheshire

HP
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 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Warrington +19 13 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Wilmslow -1 12 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Runcorn +4 6 £42,500 +18.06%
Lymm - 4 £25,000 -
Knutsford +10 2 £48,250 +7.22%
Chester +21 1 £69,000 - 1
Crewe - 1 £35,000 -
HP
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing HP 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.

1 19 (33.33%) Test Management
1 19 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (29.82%) HP ALM
3 16 (28.07%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 14 (24.56%) ISTQB
6 13 (22.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (21.05%) VMware
7 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (19.30%) Finance
8 11 (19.30%) Incident Management
8 11 (19.30%) Remedy
9 10 (17.54%) Project Management
9 10 (17.54%) Test Scripting
9 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (15.79%) SAP
10 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
10 9 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (14.04%) Integration Testing
11 8 (14.04%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (14.04%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (14.04%) Dell
11 8 (14.04%) ISEB
11 8 (14.04%) Cisco
12 7 (12.28%) PMP
12 7 (12.28%) Dell Certification
12 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Excel
12 7 (12.28%) MS Visio
12 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Project

HP
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 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) CICS
2 1 (1.75%) StreamWeaver
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Project
1 7 (12.28%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) IaaS
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Ethernet
1 4 (7.02%) Wireless
2 3 (5.26%) DNS
2 3 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (5.26%) IP Telephony
2 3 (5.26%) LAN
2 3 (5.26%) SAN
2 3 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) DB2
2 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Selenium
2 6 (10.53%) PHPUnit
2 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.02%) JIRA
4 3 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.26%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.75%) Introscope
5 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.75%) JMeter
5 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.75%) SOAtest
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Local Government
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
5 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Test Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (12.28%) Customer Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Customer Support Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Tester
5 6 (10.53%) Administrator
5 6 (10.53%) Automation Tester
5 6 (10.53%) IT Administrator
6 5 (8.77%) OAT Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) OAT Test Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Test Manager
7 4 (7.02%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
8 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 3 (5.26%) Regression Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Behat
1 6 (10.53%) Middleware
2 4 (7.02%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.51%) J2EE
3 2 (3.51%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) JSON
4 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Driving Licence
2 7 (12.28%) Smart Meter
3 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.26%) Clustering
5 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Test Management
2 16 (28.07%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (22.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (19.30%) Incident Management
6 10 (17.54%) Project Management
6 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (17.54%) Test Scripting
7 9 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (14.04%) Integration Testing
8 8 (14.04%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (12.28%) Break/Fix
9 7 (12.28%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
9 7 (12.28%) Programme Governance
9 7 (12.28%) Programme Management
9 7 (12.28%) Test Strategy
9 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
10 6 (10.53%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.53%) C#
2 6 (10.53%) PHP
2 6 (10.53%) VBScript
3 5 (8.77%) SQL
4 2 (3.51%) COBOL
4 2 (3.51%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) JCL
4 2 (3.51%) REXX
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) ISTQB
2 8 (14.04%) ISEB
3 7 (12.28%) Degree
3 7 (12.28%) Dell Certification
3 7 (12.28%) PMP
3 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.75%) ACCA
5 1 (1.75%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) P3O
1 7 (12.28%) PMO
2 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) HP ALM
2 8 (14.04%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (5.26%) AirWatch
3 3 (5.26%) Foglight
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.05%) VMware
3 11 (19.30%) Remedy
4 9 (15.79%) SAP
5 8 (14.04%) Cisco
5 8 (14.04%) Dell
6 4 (7.02%) Aruba
6 4 (7.02%) NETGEAR
6 4 (7.02%) Ruckus Wireless
7 3 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.26%) Brocade
7 3 (5.26%) CommVault
7 3 (5.26%) F5
7 3 (5.26%) McAfee
7 3 (5.26%) Mitel
7 3 (5.26%) NetApp
7 3 (5.26%) NetIQ
7 3 (5.26%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.26%) WatchGuard