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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 262 224 223
Rank change year-on-year -38 -1  
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 16 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.93% 3.65% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 20
Median salary £36,850 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £51,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,700 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.10% -16.22%  

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 the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 546 384 292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 7.99% 6.83% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 458 306 227
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Manchester -15 11 £37,500 +15.38%
Cheshire -26 3 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Lancashire - 2 £36,200 - 1
HP Quality Center
England

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

1 32 (82.05%) Test Scripting
2 26 (66.67%) ISEB
2 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (61.54%) HP
4 22 (56.41%) Test Automation
5 21 (53.85%) Windows
6 20 (51.28%) LoadRunner
7 18 (46.15%) ISTQB
8 15 (38.46%) Selenium
8 15 (38.46%) Cucumber
9 14 (35.90%) JIRA
10 12 (30.77%) Ruby
10 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
10 12 (30.77%) JMeter
10 12 (30.77%) Linux
10 12 (30.77%) Python
10 12 (30.77%) C#
10 12 (30.77%) C++
10 12 (30.77%) Java
10 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
10 12 (30.77%) Test Management
10 12 (30.77%) DV Cleared
10 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
10 12 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
11 10 (25.64%) Scenario Testing
11 10 (25.64%) QA
11 10 (25.64%) Product Management
11 10 (25.64%) Web Services
12 8 (20.51%) Validation
12 8 (20.51%) Degree

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) FTP
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 20 (51.28%) LoadRunner
2 15 (38.46%) Cucumber
2 15 (38.46%) Selenium
3 14 (35.90%) JIRA
4 12 (30.77%) JMeter
5 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.13%) FitNesse
6 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
6 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.56%) TestRail
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.13%) Games
5 1 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Tester
2 9 (23.08%) QA Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Quality Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Test Leader
5 4 (10.26%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Lead Test Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 4 (10.26%) LoadRunner Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Performance Tester
5 4 (10.26%) QA Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Automation Test Lead
8 1 (2.56%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) SOAP
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 2 (5.13%) WSDL
3 2 (5.13%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) XSD
4 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
1 5 (12.82%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (7.69%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Linux
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Test Scripting
2 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (56.41%) Test Automation
4 12 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
4 12 (30.77%) Test Management
4 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 10 (25.64%) Product Management
5 10 (25.64%) Scenario Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (20.51%) Performance Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Validation
7 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.26%) OpenUP
8 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.13%) ATDD
9 2 (5.13%) BDD
9 2 (5.13%) System Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Usability Testing
9 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) C#
1 12 (30.77%) C++
1 12 (30.77%) Java
1 12 (30.77%) Python
1 12 (30.77%) Ruby
2 2 (5.13%) C
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (66.67%) ISEB
2 18 (46.15%) ISTQB
3 12 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 8 (20.51%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) HP
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Siebel
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