Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for HP ALM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HP ALM over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 507 475 572
Rank change year-on-year -32 +97 +18
Permanent jobs citing HP ALM 41 68 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.57% 2.66% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 35 56 50
South East median annual salary £52,500 £45,750 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.75% +8.28% -6.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £75,000 £57,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -18.18%

HP ALM 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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,619 2,553 3,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.63% 8.56% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,991 2,093 2,759
South East median annual salary £50,750 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.84% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £29,887
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

HP ALM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing HP ALM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for HP ALM in the South East

HP ALM
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP ALM in the South East.

Salary trend for HP ALM in the South East

HP ALM
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP ALM in the South East over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for HP ALM in the South East

HP ALM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP ALM within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Hampshire -15 18 £60,000 -20.00% 4
Thames Valley -22 14 £46,250 +15.63% 3
Berkshire -14 13 £42,000 +5.00% 3
Surrey +12 6 £90,000 +93.55% 1
East Sussex -22 3 £62,500 -7.41%
Kent +6 1 £32,500 -43.23%
Oxfordshire -6 1 £62,500 -7.41%
HP ALM
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing HP ALM 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 South East region with a requirement for HP ALM.

1 40 (97.56%) HP
2 21 (51.22%) SQL
3 20 (48.78%) SC Cleared
3 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
4 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (43.90%) XML
6 17 (41.46%) QA
7 15 (36.59%) Test Scripting
8 13 (31.71%) Test Automation
8 13 (31.71%) ISTQB
9 12 (29.27%) Regression Testing
9 12 (29.27%) Test Management
9 12 (29.27%) IBM
10 11 (26.83%) Mainframe
10 11 (26.83%) SAP
10 11 (26.83%) DB2
10 11 (26.83%) COBOL
10 11 (26.83%) IBM Mainframe
11 10 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (24.39%) Finance
11 10 (24.39%) Unix
11 10 (24.39%) HP UFT
11 10 (24.39%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (21.95%) Defect Management
12 9 (21.95%) Waterfall
12 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (21.95%) Oracle
13 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Office
13 8 (19.51%) SharePoint

HP ALM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) CICS
2 3 (7.32%) Confluence
2 3 (7.32%) SAS
2 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.44%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Boomi
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Panaya
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) PuTTY
1 1 (2.44%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) DB2
2 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) HP UFT
1 10 (24.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (19.51%) JIRA
2 8 (19.51%) SoapUI
3 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.76%) Selenium
5 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.32%) JMeter
5 3 (7.32%) JUnit
6 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.88%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.88%) TestNG
7 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Analyst
2 15 (36.59%) Test Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Test Leader
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst Programmer
4 5 (12.20%) Lead Analyst Programmer
4 5 (12.20%) Lead Programmer
4 5 (12.20%) Programmer
5 4 (9.76%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) SAP Manager
6 3 (7.32%) SAP Test Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior QA Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) QA Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Manager
7 2 (4.88%) XML Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) XML
2 8 (19.51%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 3 (7.32%) REST
4 3 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (4.88%) .NET
5 2 (4.88%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.44%) HTML
6 1 (2.44%) HTML5
6 1 (2.44%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) IBM Mainframe
1 11 (26.83%) Mainframe
2 10 (24.39%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (12.20%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (9.76%) W3C
6 3 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (7.32%) User Experience
7 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
7 2 (4.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Unix
2 8 (19.51%) zOS
3 7 (17.07%) Linux
4 4 (9.76%) Windows
5 2 (4.88%) Android
5 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Test Scripting
3 13 (31.71%) Test Automation
4 12 (29.27%) Regression Testing
4 12 (29.27%) Test Management
5 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (21.95%) Defect Management
5 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (21.95%) Waterfall
6 7 (17.07%) ITIL
6 7 (17.07%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (14.63%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Agile Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Manual Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Scrum
8 5 (12.20%) System Testing
8 5 (12.20%) V-Model
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) COBOL
3 7 (17.07%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) C#
5 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.32%) C
5 3 (7.32%) C++
5 3 (7.32%) Perl
5 3 (7.32%) PL/1
5 3 (7.32%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) REXX
5 3 (7.32%) VB
5 3 (7.32%) VBScript
6 1 (2.44%) ABAP
6 1 (2.44%) F#
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) SC Cleared
1 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
2 13 (31.71%) ISTQB
3 8 (19.51%) ISEB
4 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.32%) PMI Certification
4 3 (7.32%) PMP
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (4.88%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (41.46%) QA
2 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.88%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) ACF2
1 3 (7.32%) RACF
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) HP
2 12 (29.27%) IBM
3 11 (26.83%) SAP
4 9 (21.95%) Oracle
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.32%) Remedy
6 2 (4.88%) Apple
6 2 (4.88%) Google
7 1 (2.44%) Ariba
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.44%) Software AG
7 1 (2.44%) VMware
7 1 (2.44%) webMethods