Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 323 303
Rank change year-on-year -21 -20 -11
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 13 39 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.15% 3.77% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 38 37
North West median annual salary £35,000 £36,200 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.31% +11.38% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £40,000 £54,125 £43,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% -5.56%

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 the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,132 1,034 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.12% 8.01% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 930 874 592
North West median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £57,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in the North West

HP Quality Center
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for HP Quality Center in the North West

HP Quality Center
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in the North West over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for HP Quality Center in the North West

HP Quality Center
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 23 June 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
Manchester +3 8 £38,750 +3.33% 1
Cheshire -24 4 £27,500 -50.00% 2
Lancashire -4 1 £29,000 -19.89%
HP Quality Center
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 North West region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 6 (46.15%) Test Management
3 5 (38.46%) QA
3 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) API Testing
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) SOAP
4 4 (30.77%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
4 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
6 2 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (15.38%) Case Management
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Advertising
6 2 (15.38%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (15.38%) V-Model
6 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (7.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
2 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) SOAtest
4 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Advertising
4 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Law
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Manual Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) QA Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.69%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Test Management
3 5 (38.46%) API Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
4 4 (30.77%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Case Management
6 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
6 2 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) V-Model
7 1 (7.69%) System Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Ab Initio
3 1 (7.69%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (7.69%) Informatica
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle