Period
to 22 October 2018

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

HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1002 1001 948
Rank change year-on-year -1 -53 +68
Permanent jobs citing HP ALM 160 202 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.92% 1.28% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 112 142 244
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.76% -8.25%
10th Percentile £31,325 £31,025 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £64,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,000 £43,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +21.84% -7.45% +4.44%

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17,440 15,737 16,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.58% 9.02% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13,802 12,860 13,684
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

HP ALM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HP ALM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HP ALM in the UK

HP ALM
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for HP ALM in the UK

HP ALM
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP ALM over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for HP ALM in the UK

HP ALM
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP ALM within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 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
England +26 147 £48,750 +8.33% 16
UK excluding London -6 99 £53,000 +21.84% 20
London +25 48 £45,000 - 4
South East -9 39 £60,000 +33.33% 5
South West -14 17 £46,500 +13.41% 1
East of England +29 14 - - 1
North of England +1 11 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Scotland -6 11 £44,500 -25.21% 2
North West +9 8 £46,250 +2.78% 2
Midlands +16 7 £51,250 -4.65% 2
West Midlands +22 6 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Yorkshire +14 2 £42,500 -34.62%
East Midlands -9 1 £65,000 +109.68%
North East - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 with a requirement for HP ALM.

1 160 (100.00%) HP
2 97 (60.63%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (51.25%) Test Automation
4 76 (47.50%) JIRA
5 59 (36.88%) ISTQB
5 59 (36.88%) Waterfall
6 55 (34.38%) Selenium
7 53 (33.13%) QA
8 49 (30.63%) Test Management
9 48 (30.00%) SQL
10 45 (28.13%) SAP
11 44 (27.50%) Test Scripting
11 44 (27.50%) Security Cleared
12 36 (22.50%) Java
12 36 (22.50%) HP UFT
12 36 (22.50%) Confluence
12 36 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
13 34 (21.25%) JavaScript
14 33 (20.63%) ISEB
14 33 (20.63%) Finance
15 31 (19.38%) Python
16 30 (18.75%) C#
16 30 (18.75%) SDLC
17 29 (18.13%) BDD
18 28 (17.50%) DevOps
18 28 (17.50%) LoadRunner
19 26 (16.25%) Cucumber
19 26 (16.25%) Jenkins
20 25 (15.63%) HTML
20 25 (15.63%) Visual Studio

HP ALM
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 36 (22.50%) Confluence
2 13 (8.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.25%) CICS
3 2 (1.25%) SAS
3 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.63%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.63%) SAP FI-AR
2 1 (0.63%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.88%) Google Analytics
2 7 (4.38%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (2.50%) BlazeMeter
3 4 (2.50%) Tricentis Tosca
4 3 (1.88%) Boomi
4 3 (1.88%) GitHub
5 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.00%) Broadband
2 6 (3.75%) 2G
2 6 (3.75%) 3G
2 6 (3.75%) 802.15
2 6 (3.75%) Bluetooth
2 6 (3.75%) DHCP
2 6 (3.75%) DNS
2 6 (3.75%) ICMP
2 6 (3.75%) LAN
2 6 (3.75%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.75%) WAN
2 6 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (3.75%) Wireless
2 6 (3.75%) ZigBee
3 3 (1.88%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) FTP
4 1 (0.63%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.63%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.63%) MongoDB
1 9 (5.63%) MySQL
1 9 (5.63%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.25%) DB2
6 2 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.63%) Big Data
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.63%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 76 (47.50%) JIRA
2 55 (34.38%) Selenium
3 36 (22.50%) HP UFT
4 28 (17.50%) LoadRunner
5 26 (16.25%) Cucumber
5 26 (16.25%) Jenkins
6 25 (15.63%) Visual Studio
7 21 (13.13%) SoapUI
8 20 (12.50%) Maven
9 19 (11.88%) Eclipse
10 18 (11.25%) JUnit
11 17 (10.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (8.75%) Appium
13 12 (7.50%) JMeter
14 9 (5.63%) eggPlant
15 6 (3.75%) Zephyr
16 5 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
17 4 (2.50%) Git (software)
17 4 (2.50%) TestRail
17 4 (2.50%) The Grinder
General
1 33 (20.63%) Finance
2 9 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.00%) Retail
4 5 (3.13%) Banking
5 2 (1.25%) Front Office
5 2 (1.25%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Billing
6 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (48.75%) Analyst
2 64 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 25 (15.63%) Test Manager
4 21 (13.13%) SAP Analyst
5 19 (11.88%) Test Engineer
6 14 (8.75%) SAP Test Analyst
7 13 (8.13%) QA Analyst
8 10 (6.25%) Performance Specialist
8 10 (6.25%) Performance Test Specialist
8 10 (6.25%) SAP Manager
8 10 (6.25%) Test Specialist
9 9 (5.63%) SAP Test Manager
10 8 (5.00%) Test Leader
11 7 (4.38%) Automation Test Analyst
12 6 (3.75%) Performance Manager
12 6 (3.75%) Performance Test Manager
12 6 (3.75%) QA Engineer
12 6 (3.75%) Support Analyst
12 6 (3.75%) Tester
13 5 (3.13%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.63%) HTML
2 19 (11.88%) .NET
2 19 (11.88%) XML
3 18 (11.25%) Web Services
4 12 (7.50%) Gherkin
5 10 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 9 (5.63%) .NET Framework
6 9 (5.63%) JSON
7 8 (5.00%) SAP Fiori
7 8 (5.00%) SOAP
8 6 (3.75%) 802.1X
9 5 (3.13%) REST
10 4 (2.50%) CSS
10 4 (2.50%) Middleware
11 3 (1.88%) CGI
11 3 (1.88%) HTML5
11 3 (1.88%) jQuery
11 3 (1.88%) Web Dynpro
12 2 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
13 1 (0.63%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (8.13%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.63%) Smart Meter
5 7 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.88%) User Experience
8 3 (1.88%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.25%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.25%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.63%) Online Games
10 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.75%) Linux
2 17 (10.63%) Windows
3 13 (8.13%) Unix
4 9 (5.63%) Android
4 9 (5.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (60.63%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (51.25%) Test Automation
3 59 (36.88%) Waterfall
4 49 (30.63%) Test Management
5 44 (27.50%) Test Scripting
6 30 (18.75%) SDLC
7 29 (18.13%) BDD
8 28 (17.50%) DevOps
9 25 (15.63%) Software Testing
9 25 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (15.00%) Change Management
10 24 (15.00%) Defect Management
10 24 (15.00%) Incident Management
10 24 (15.00%) Performance Testing
10 24 (15.00%) TDD
11 23 (14.38%) V-Model
12 22 (13.75%) Test Planning
12 22 (13.75%) Test Strategy
13 21 (13.13%) Functional Testing
13 21 (13.13%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (30.00%) SQL
2 36 (22.50%) Java
3 34 (21.25%) JavaScript
4 31 (19.38%) Python
5 30 (18.75%) C#
6 23 (14.38%) Bash Shell
7 22 (13.75%) PHP
8 21 (13.13%) C
8 21 (13.13%) PowerShell
9 15 (9.38%) C++
10 14 (8.75%) VB
11 9 (5.63%) VBScript
12 5 (3.13%) Ruby
13 4 (2.50%) ABAP
14 3 (1.88%) Groovy
14 3 (1.88%) Jython
14 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.25%) F#
15 2 (1.25%) PL/1
15 2 (1.25%) REXX
Qualifications
1 59 (36.88%) ISTQB
2 44 (27.50%) Security Cleared
3 33 (20.63%) ISEB
4 23 (14.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (10.00%) Degree
5 16 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 15 (9.38%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.25%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.25%) PMP
9 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (33.13%) QA
2 4 (2.50%) PMO
3 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) ACF2
1 2 (1.25%) RACF
2 1 (0.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.88%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 160 (100.00%) HP
2 45 (28.13%) SAP
3 23 (14.38%) Atlassian
3 23 (14.38%) Oracle
4 19 (11.88%) Microsoft
5 17 (10.63%) Google
6 15 (9.38%) Remedy
7 5 (3.13%) BT
7 5 (3.13%) WorldPay
8 4 (2.50%) IBM
9 3 (1.88%) CA
10 2 (1.25%) Apple
10 2 (1.25%) Cognos
11 1 (0.63%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.63%) Citrix
11 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.63%) Siebel
11 1 (0.63%) SmartStream
11 1 (0.63%) Software AG
11 1 (0.63%) webMethods