The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 175 169
Rank change year-on-year -18 -6  
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 11 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.27% 0.23% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.00% 3.09% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 13
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £56,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% -13.48%  

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

Systems Management Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 367 259 164
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 8.88% 7.50% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 336 227 118
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in Manchester

HP Quality Center
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for HP Quality Center in Manchester

HP Quality Center
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for HP Quality Center in Manchester

HP Quality Center
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 3 £27,500 -
Stockport -19 2 £35,000 +7.69%
HP Quality Center
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 26 (89.66%) ISEB
2 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (82.76%) Test Scripting
4 20 (68.97%) Windows
5 18 (62.07%) ISTQB
6 16 (55.17%) HP
7 14 (48.28%) Selenium
7 14 (48.28%) Cucumber
8 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
8 13 (44.83%) LoadRunner
9 12 (41.38%) JMeter
9 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
9 12 (41.38%) Linux
9 12 (41.38%) Python
9 12 (41.38%) C#
9 12 (41.38%) C++
9 12 (41.38%) Java
9 12 (41.38%) DV Cleared
9 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
9 12 (41.38%) Test Management
9 12 (41.38%) JIRA
9 12 (41.38%) Ruby
9 12 (41.38%) Test Strategy
9 12 (41.38%) Non-Functional Testing
10 10 (34.48%) QA
10 10 (34.48%) Product Management
11 8 (27.59%) Degree
11 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (17.24%) Cyber Attack

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Cucumber
1 14 (48.28%) Selenium
2 13 (44.83%) LoadRunner
3 12 (41.38%) JIRA
3 12 (41.38%) JMeter
4 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.90%) FitNesse
5 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.45%) TestRail
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Tester
2 9 (31.03%) QA Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Test Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Quality Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Lead Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) QA Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Senior UAT Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Tester
7 1 (3.45%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
2 2 (6.90%) WSDL
2 2 (6.90%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
1 5 (17.24%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (10.34%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (82.76%) Test Scripting
3 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
4 12 (41.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 12 (41.38%) Test Management
4 12 (41.38%) Test Strategy
5 10 (34.48%) Product Management
6 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
8 4 (13.79%) OpenUP
8 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Scenario Testing
10 2 (6.90%) ATDD
10 2 (6.90%) BDD
10 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
10 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
10 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
10 2 (6.90%) Usability Testing
10 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) C#
1 12 (41.38%) C++
1 12 (41.38%) Java
1 12 (41.38%) Python
1 12 (41.38%) Ruby
2 2 (6.90%) C
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (89.66%) ISEB
2 18 (62.07%) ISTQB
3 12 (41.38%) DV Cleared
3 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
4 8 (27.59%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) HP
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Siebel