Period
to 19 October 2017

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

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 440 329 346
Rank change year-on-year -111 +17 -103
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 99 282 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.80% 0.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.23% 8.84% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 84 230 276
South East median annual salary £41,250 £50,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% +21.95% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,750 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £81,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 2343 3191 3356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.10% 9.00% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1973 2573 2666
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £28,625
90th Percentile £70,250 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,635 £50,000 £49,375
% change year-on-year +5.27% +1.27% +3.95%

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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 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
Thames Valley -13 46 £40,000 -27.27%
Berkshire +25 32 £40,000 -27.27%
Surrey -5 18 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Kent +5 15 £32,500 -31.58% 2
Hampshire -42 13 £30,500 -32.22% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 12 £46,500 -15.45%
East Sussex +7 6 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire +13 2 £50,000 +33.33%
West Sussex -2 1 £47,500 -
HP Quality Center
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 South East region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 84 (84.85%) HP
2 78 (78.79%) Test Automation
3 59 (59.60%) ISTQB
4 58 (58.59%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (55.56%) Test Management
6 53 (53.54%) Test Scripting
7 50 (50.51%) Test Strategy
8 47 (47.47%) HP UFT
9 46 (46.46%) Selenium
10 45 (45.45%) Manual Testing
11 41 (41.41%) SQL
12 38 (38.38%) C#
12 38 (38.38%) Java
13 37 (37.37%) Functional Testing
14 33 (33.33%) Software Testing
15 32 (32.32%) WebDriver
16 31 (31.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 31 (31.31%) LoadRunner
17 30 (30.30%) QA
18 29 (29.29%) Scenario Testing
19 27 (27.27%) TDD
20 26 (26.26%) Regression Testing
20 26 (26.26%) JUnit
21 25 (25.25%) ISEB
22 24 (24.24%) SoapUI
22 24 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
23 23 (23.23%) Performance Testing
23 23 (23.23%) SDLC
23 23 (23.23%) Windows
24 22 (22.22%) Scrum

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 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.01%) CICS
1 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (9.09%) SAP ERP
1 9 (9.09%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.01%) Exstream
2 1 (1.01%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.12%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.09%) SQLPlus
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.02%) DB2
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 47 (47.47%) HP UFT
2 46 (46.46%) Selenium
3 32 (32.32%) WebDriver
4 31 (31.31%) LoadRunner
5 26 (26.26%) JUnit
6 24 (24.24%) SoapUI
7 20 (20.20%) TestNG
8 19 (19.19%) JMeter
9 11 (11.11%) JIRA
9 11 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (9.09%) eggPlant
10 9 (9.09%) LoadUI
10 9 (9.09%) Toad
10 9 (9.09%) Visual Studio
11 7 (7.07%) NUnit
12 6 (6.06%) Cucumber
12 6 (6.06%) MSTest
12 6 (6.06%) TestDirector
13 3 (3.03%) Protractor
13 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (20.20%) Finance
2 9 (9.09%) Publishing
3 6 (6.06%) Banking
3 6 (6.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (41.41%) Analyst
2 38 (38.38%) Test Analyst
3 20 (20.20%) Tester
4 14 (14.14%) Senior Tester
5 13 (13.13%) Test Automation Engineer
6 12 (12.12%) Test Manager
7 11 (11.11%) Testing Engineer
8 9 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
8 9 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
8 9 (9.09%) SAP Test Analyst
8 9 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (8.08%) Senior Test Analyst
10 7 (7.07%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 6 (6.06%) Automation Tester
11 6 (6.06%) Test Engineer
12 5 (5.05%) QA Engineer
13 4 (4.04%) QA Analyst
13 4 (4.04%) QA Test Engineer
13 4 (4.04%) Test Leader
14 2 (2.02%) E-Commerce Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.11%) Web Services
2 10 (10.10%) SOAP
3 7 (7.07%) XML
4 1 (1.01%) .NET
4 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.01%) CSS
4 1 (1.01%) HTML
4 1 (1.01%) MFC
4 1 (1.01%) ODBC
4 1 (1.01%) REST
4 1 (1.01%) WCF
4 1 (1.01%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.09%) Smart Meter
4 4 (4.04%) SWIFT
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.23%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Unix
3 2 (2.02%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.01%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (78.79%) Test Automation
2 58 (58.59%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (55.56%) Test Management
4 53 (53.54%) Test Scripting
5 50 (50.51%) Test Strategy
6 45 (45.45%) Manual Testing
7 37 (37.37%) Functional Testing
8 33 (33.33%) Software Testing
9 29 (29.29%) Scenario Testing
10 27 (27.27%) TDD
11 26 (26.26%) Regression Testing
12 24 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (23.23%) Performance Testing
13 23 (23.23%) SDLC
14 22 (22.22%) Scrum
15 21 (21.21%) Unit Testing
16 20 (20.20%) BDD
17 17 (17.17%) Process Improvement
18 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
19 14 (14.14%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.41%) SQL
2 38 (38.38%) C#
2 38 (38.38%) Java
3 14 (14.14%) C
4 13 (13.13%) VB
5 12 (12.12%) PL/SQL
6 11 (11.11%) Python
7 10 (10.10%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.05%) Ruby
9 4 (4.04%) C++
10 2 (2.02%) COBOL
11 1 (1.01%) REXX
11 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (59.60%) ISTQB
2 31 (31.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 25 (25.25%) ISEB
4 22 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 13 (13.13%) Degree
5 13 (13.13%) DV Cleared
6 10 (10.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (10.10%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.01%) PMP
9 1 (1.01%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (30.30%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) ACF2
1 1 (1.01%) Docker
1 1 (1.01%) RACF
1 1 (1.01%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 84 (84.85%) HP
2 10 (10.10%) SAP
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.01%) hybris
4 1 (1.01%) IBM
4 1 (1.01%) Infor
4 1 (1.01%) JDA
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.01%) RedPrairie