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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
North West / Manchester
Rank 187 162 182
Rank change year-on-year -25 +20  
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 18 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.46% 0.54% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.14% 8.04% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 7
Median salary £37,500 £32,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.18% -41.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 350 224 201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.00% 6.71% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 308 159 137
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.52%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 - 2 £27,500 - 1
HP Quality Center
North West

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 25 (96.15%) ISEB
2 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (92.31%) Test Scripting
3 20 (76.92%) Windows
4 16 (61.54%) ISTQB
5 15 (57.69%) HP
6 13 (50.00%) LoadRunner
7 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 12 (46.15%) Linux
7 12 (46.15%) Python
7 12 (46.15%) C#
7 12 (46.15%) C++
7 12 (46.15%) Java
7 12 (46.15%) JMeter
7 12 (46.15%) Ruby
7 12 (46.15%) DV Cleared
7 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
7 12 (46.15%) Selenium
7 12 (46.15%) Cucumber
7 12 (46.15%) Test Strategy
7 12 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (42.31%) Test Management
8 11 (42.31%) Product Management
8 11 (42.31%) QA
8 11 (42.31%) JIRA
8 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
9 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
10 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (23.08%) OpenUP
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure

HP Quality Center
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 12 (46.15%) Cucumber
2 12 (46.15%) JMeter
2 12 (46.15%) Selenium
3 11 (42.31%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) QA Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Test Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Tester
3 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Lead Test Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Test Leader
4 5 (19.23%) QA Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Quality Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Senior Tester
5 4 (15.38%) Senior QA Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.85%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
1 5 (19.23%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (92.31%) Test Scripting
2 12 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
2 12 (46.15%) Test Strategy
3 11 (42.31%) Product Management
3 11 (42.31%) Test Management
4 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
5 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (23.08%) OpenUP
6 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Business Development
8 1 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Validation
8 1 (3.85%) V-Model
8 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
1 12 (46.15%) C++
1 12 (46.15%) Java
1 12 (46.15%) Python
1 12 (46.15%) Ruby
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (96.15%) ISEB
2 16 (61.54%) ISTQB
3 12 (46.15%) DV Cleared
3 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) HP
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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