Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 324 249
Rank change year-on-year -20 -75 +47
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 18 35 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.28% 0.93%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.63% 3.71% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 106
North West median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% +9.41% -

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 1,102 943 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.59% 7.61% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 849 765 660
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,850 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £56,250
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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Cheshire -43 10 £27,500 -9.84% 1
Manchester +2 8 £33,750 -10.00% 7
HP Quality Center
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 13 (72.22%) HP
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) JIRA
3 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 8 (44.44%) Banking
4 8 (44.44%) Finance
5 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
5 7 (38.89%) Test Management
5 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
6 6 (33.33%) Wealth Management
6 6 (33.33%) QA
6 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 6 (33.33%) Law
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 6 (33.33%) Unix
7 5 (27.78%) Java
7 5 (27.78%) ISEB
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) Information Security
8 4 (22.22%) Product Management
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
9 3 (16.67%) API Testing
9 3 (16.67%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
9 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 3 (16.67%) DevOps

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 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.56%) Toad
4 1 (5.56%) WinRunner
General
1 8 (44.44%) Banking
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 6 (33.33%) Law
3 2 (11.11%) Advertising
3 2 (11.11%) General Ledger
3 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Tester
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) QA Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) J2EE
1 3 (16.67%) JSON
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 3 (16.67%) VSAM
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
3 7 (38.89%) Test Management
3 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 6 (33.33%) Wealth Management
5 4 (22.22%) Information Security
5 4 (22.22%) Product Management
6 3 (16.67%) API Testing
6 3 (16.67%) DevOps
6 3 (16.67%) ETL
6 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 3 (16.67%) Time Management
7 2 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Case Management
7 2 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) REXX
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 3 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) HP
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Ab Initio
4 3 (16.67%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (16.67%) Informatica
4 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.56%) Avaloq