Period
to 21 November 2017

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

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 314 262
Rank change year-on-year -32 -52 +28
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 18 53 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.43% 0.83%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.82% 6.16% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 52 100
North West median annual salary £45,000 £33,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.34% +2.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £44,425 £52,525
England median annual salary £49,750 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +4.74% +7.95% +3.53%

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 989 860 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.42% 6.91% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 769 681 667
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,200 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £54,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.50% - +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 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -28 12 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Cheshire -42 6 £34,500 +13.11%
HP Quality Center
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (66.67%) HP
2 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 6 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 5 (27.78%) Banking
4 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
4 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
4 5 (27.78%) Information Security
4 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
4 5 (27.78%) HP UFT
4 5 (27.78%) CRM
4 5 (27.78%) C
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
4 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 4 (22.22%) Coaching
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 4 (22.22%) Unix
5 4 (22.22%) ISEB
5 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Middleware
6 3 (16.67%) JMeter
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 5 (27.78%) HP UFT
3 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (16.67%) JMeter
4 3 (16.67%) Selenium
4 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (11.11%) FitNesse
5 2 (11.11%) JIRA
5 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.56%) Calabash
6 1 (5.56%) Capybara
6 1 (5.56%) Protractor
6 1 (5.56%) Ranorex
6 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
4 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) HTML5
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) WSDL
2 2 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) XSD
3 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
3 5 (27.78%) CRM
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security
3 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
3 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
3 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Coaching
4 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) Change Control
5 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Test Management
6 2 (11.11%) ATDD
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 4 (22.22%) ISEB
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) HP
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Avaloq
5 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.56%) Pega
5 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.56%) Siebel
5 1 (5.56%) VocaLink