Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 448 451 337
Rank change year-on-year +3 -114 +37
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 82 95 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.33% 0.77%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.28% 3.96% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 65 78 228
South East median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.10% +15.57%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £80,375
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,501 2,399 3,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.51% 8.24% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,007 1,998 2,693
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -4.04% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in the South East

HP Quality Center
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for HP Quality Center in the South East

HP Quality Center
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in the South East over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for HP Quality Center in the South East

HP Quality Center
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 Quality Center within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Surrey +47 51 £50,000 +6.38% 5
Hampshire -9 15 £37,500 +22.95% 6
Thames Valley -29 8 £40,000 - 2
Berkshire -32 6 £40,000 - 2
West Sussex -1 5 £50,000 +72.41%
East Sussex -24 5 £38,500 -9.41% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 2 - -
Kent +7 1 £32,500 +1.56%
HP Quality Center
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 South East region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 67 (81.71%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (74.39%) Test Automation
3 49 (59.76%) Scrum
4 47 (57.32%) QA
5 46 (56.10%) Defect Management
6 44 (53.66%) Unit Testing
6 44 (53.66%) Finance
6 44 (53.66%) Microsoft
7 43 (52.44%) C#
8 42 (51.22%) .NET
8 42 (51.22%) Software Engineering
9 41 (50.00%) Visual Studio
9 41 (50.00%) MSTest
9 41 (50.00%) Moq
9 41 (50.00%) Ranorex
10 27 (32.93%) Non-Functional Testing
11 26 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (30.49%) Test Strategy
13 24 (29.27%) User Stories
13 24 (29.27%) Acceptance Criteria
14 22 (26.83%) Velocity
14 22 (26.83%) Refactoring
15 20 (24.39%) ISTQB
16 18 (21.95%) Risk Management
16 18 (21.95%) Reinsurance
17 17 (20.73%) Software Testing
17 17 (20.73%) HP
17 17 (20.73%) SQL
18 15 (18.29%) JIRA
18 15 (18.29%) SDET

HP Quality Center
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 4 (4.88%) CMS
2 3 (3.66%) Confluence
2 3 (3.66%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.44%) G Suite
1 2 (2.44%) Office 365
1 2 (2.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.66%) MySQL
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 41 (50.00%) Moq
1 41 (50.00%) MSTest
1 41 (50.00%) Ranorex
1 41 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 15 (18.29%) JIRA
3 10 (12.20%) Selenium
4 6 (7.32%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.32%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.10%) HP UFT
5 5 (6.10%) JUnit
6 4 (4.88%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.66%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.66%) SonarQube
7 3 (3.66%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.66%) Subversion
7 3 (3.66%) Vagrant
7 3 (3.66%) XMLSpy
General
1 44 (53.66%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Law
3 2 (2.44%) Local Government
4 1 (1.22%) Military
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (47.56%) QA Engineer
2 30 (36.59%) QA Leader
3 26 (31.71%) Test Engineer
4 20 (24.39%) QA Test Engineer
5 19 (23.17%) Architect
5 19 (23.17%) Lead Architect
6 17 (20.73%) Analyst
7 16 (19.51%) Developer
7 16 (19.51%) Test Analyst
8 13 (15.85%) Developer in Test
8 13 (15.85%) Software Developer
9 11 (13.41%) Software QA Engineer
9 11 (13.41%) Software Test Engineer
10 9 (10.98%) .NET Developer
10 9 (10.98%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (10.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (10.98%) C# Developer
10 9 (10.98%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Engineer
11 8 (9.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (51.22%) .NET
2 22 (26.83%) Velocity
3 5 (6.10%) Web Services
4 4 (4.88%) J2EE
4 4 (4.88%) XML
5 3 (3.66%) EJB
5 3 (3.66%) Hystrix
5 3 (3.66%) Java EE
5 3 (3.66%) JAXB
5 3 (3.66%) JDBC
5 3 (3.66%) JMS
5 3 (3.66%) JNDI
5 3 (3.66%) JSON
5 3 (3.66%) Middleware
5 3 (3.66%) SOAP
5 3 (3.66%) Spring
5 3 (3.66%) Spring Boot
5 3 (3.66%) WSDL
5 3 (3.66%) XSD
5 3 (3.66%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Reinsurance
2 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.10%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.88%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.66%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) Linux
2 5 (6.10%) Unix
3 2 (2.44%) Android
3 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.22%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (81.71%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (74.39%) Test Automation
3 49 (59.76%) Scrum
4 46 (56.10%) Defect Management
5 44 (53.66%) Unit Testing
6 42 (51.22%) Software Engineering
7 27 (32.93%) Non-Functional Testing
8 26 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (30.49%) Test Strategy
10 24 (29.27%) Acceptance Criteria
10 24 (29.27%) User Stories
11 22 (26.83%) Refactoring
12 18 (21.95%) Risk Management
13 17 (20.73%) Software Testing
14 15 (18.29%) SDET
14 15 (18.29%) Test Management
15 12 (14.63%) Manual Testing
16 8 (9.76%) Integration Testing
16 8 (9.76%) Waterfall
17 7 (8.54%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (52.44%) C#
2 17 (20.73%) SQL
3 7 (8.54%) Java
4 2 (2.44%) C
4 2 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (24.39%) ISTQB
2 7 (8.54%) ISEB
3 5 (6.10%) Degree
3 5 (6.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.22%) HNC
6 1 (1.22%) HND
6 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (57.32%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Docker
1 3 (3.66%) VirtualBox
1 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) HP ALM
2 3 (3.66%) Ansible
2 3 (3.66%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 44 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.73%) HP
3 6 (7.32%) Oracle
4 4 (4.88%) Google
5 3 (3.66%) Splunk
5 3 (3.66%) VMware
6 2 (2.44%) Apple
6 2 (2.44%) Unisys