Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 887 831 1007
Rank change year-on-year -56 +176 -126
Permanent jobs citing HP ALM 136 271 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.86% 1.57% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 55 172 174
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -4.26%
10th Percentile £35,550 £34,325 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,500 £68,975 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +1.06%

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 15,783 17,283 16,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.75% 11.42% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12,078 13,493 13,221
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +1.94%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%

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 20 February 2020.

Salary histogram for HP ALM in the UK

HP ALM
Top 11 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 20 February 2020. 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 +7 134 £52,500 +5.00% 18
UK excluding London +5 102 £45,000 -10.00% 14
South East +63 55 £42,500 -20.93% 4
London +28 32 £55,000 +15.79% 4
North of England +38 18 £42,500 -19.05% 1
Midlands +30 18 £47,500 +5.56% 2
North West +34 17 £41,250 -25.00% 1
East of England +41 11 - - 2
West Midlands +12 8 £47,500 +13.77% 2
East Midlands +37 7 £67,500 +3.85%
Yorkshire +40 1 £72,500 +81.25%

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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.

1 136 (100.00%) HP
2 91 (66.91%) Test Automation
3 88 (64.71%) JIRA
4 81 (59.56%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (55.15%) QA
6 61 (44.85%) Test Management
7 55 (40.44%) Scrum
8 49 (36.03%) ISTQB
8 49 (36.03%) Confluence
9 46 (33.82%) ISEB
10 45 (33.09%) Manual Testing
11 43 (31.62%) Public Sector
12 40 (29.41%) SoapUI
12 40 (29.41%) Web Services
12 40 (29.41%) Finance
13 38 (27.94%) Data Management
13 38 (27.94%) Delphix
14 36 (26.47%) Matrix Organization
14 36 (26.47%) CA
14 36 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (26.47%) Software Testing
15 35 (25.74%) HP Quality Center
16 32 (23.53%) SDLC
17 29 (21.32%) Test Scripting
18 28 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
19 27 (19.85%) Selenium
20 24 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (16.18%) Test Planning
21 22 (16.18%) Defect Management
21 22 (16.18%) Remedy

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 49 (36.03%) Confluence
2 9 (6.62%) EPiServer
3 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) CICS
4 1 (0.74%) CMS
4 1 (0.74%) SAS
4 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (11.03%) MS Visio
3 14 (10.29%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.74%) SAP EWM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.03%) BrowserStack
2 2 (1.47%) Azure
3 1 (0.74%) AWS
3 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.74%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.62%) Internet
2 4 (2.94%) 2G
2 4 (2.94%) 3G
2 4 (2.94%) 4G
2 4 (2.94%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (2.94%) GSM
2 4 (2.94%) SIGTRAN
2 4 (2.94%) SS7
2 4 (2.94%) Wireshark
3 3 (2.21%) INAP
3 3 (2.21%) Megaco
3 3 (2.21%) MGW
3 3 (2.21%) RTP
3 3 (2.21%) VoLTE
3 3 (2.21%) VoWiFi
4 2 (1.47%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.74%) HTTP
5 1 (0.74%) SMPP
5 1 (0.74%) SMS
5 1 (0.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.94%) DB2
3 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (2.94%) SAP BW
3 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.47%) OLAP
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) MySQL
6 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 88 (64.71%) JIRA
2 40 (29.41%) SoapUI
3 27 (19.85%) Selenium
4 20 (14.71%) Cucumber
5 17 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (11.03%) SpecFlow
7 13 (9.56%) Jenkins
8 12 (8.82%) Appium
8 12 (8.82%) Maven
9 11 (8.09%) eggPlant
9 11 (8.09%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (7.35%) HP UFT
11 5 (3.68%) LoadRunner
11 5 (3.68%) WebDriver
12 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (2.94%) Zephyr
13 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
14 2 (1.47%) JMeter
14 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (31.62%) Public Sector
2 40 (29.41%) Finance
3 14 (10.29%) Telecoms
4 11 (8.09%) Aerospace
5 7 (5.15%) Banking
6 3 (2.21%) Retail
7 2 (1.47%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Back Office
8 1 (0.74%) Billing
8 1 (0.74%) Fire and Rescue
8 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (25.74%) QA Engineer
2 30 (22.06%) Test Leader
3 28 (20.59%) Analyst
4 25 (18.38%) Test Manager
5 16 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 15 (11.03%) Test Engineer
7 14 (10.29%) Quality Engineer
8 12 (8.82%) QA Test Engineer
9 10 (7.35%) OAT Analyst
10 6 (4.41%) Tester
11 5 (3.68%) Coordinator
11 5 (3.68%) Lead Tester
11 5 (3.68%) QA Analyst
11 5 (3.68%) UAT Coordinator
11 5 (3.68%) UAT Manager
11 5 (3.68%) Web Tester
12 4 (2.94%) QA Test Analyst
12 4 (2.94%) SAP Manager
12 4 (2.94%) SAP Test Manager
13 3 (2.21%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (29.41%) Web Services
2 11 (8.09%) .NET
3 9 (6.62%) .NET Framework
4 7 (5.15%) SOAP
4 7 (5.15%) XML
5 4 (2.94%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (1.47%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.74%) BAPI
7 1 (0.74%) Middleware
7 1 (0.74%) REST
7 1 (0.74%) SAP BSP
7 1 (0.74%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (0.74%) SAPUI5
7 1 (0.74%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 11 (8.09%) Smart Meter
4 7 (5.15%) User Experience
5 3 (2.21%) AS400
5 3 (2.21%) Smart Energy
6 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.09%) Android
1 11 (8.09%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.41%) Linux
3 5 (3.68%) Unix
4 3 (2.21%) Solaris
4 3 (2.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (66.91%) Test Automation
2 81 (59.56%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (44.85%) Test Management
4 55 (40.44%) Scrum
5 45 (33.09%) Manual Testing
6 38 (27.94%) Data Management
7 36 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (26.47%) Matrix Organization
7 36 (26.47%) Software Testing
8 32 (23.53%) SDLC
9 29 (21.32%) Test Scripting
10 28 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (16.18%) Defect Management
11 22 (16.18%) Test Planning
12 20 (14.71%) Scenario Testing
13 19 (13.97%) Incident Management
14 14 (10.29%) Test Strategy
15 12 (8.82%) System Testing
16 11 (8.09%) BDD
16 11 (8.09%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.56%) SQL
2 8 (5.88%) C#
3 4 (2.94%) Java
4 2 (1.47%) Python
4 2 (1.47%) VB
5 1 (0.74%) ABAP
5 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.74%) C
5 1 (0.74%) C++
5 1 (0.74%) COBOL
5 1 (0.74%) Groovy
5 1 (0.74%) Perl
5 1 (0.74%) PL/1
5 1 (0.74%) REXX
5 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (36.03%) ISTQB
2 46 (33.82%) ISEB
3 15 (11.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (5.88%) Degree
5 3 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.74%) HNC
7 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (55.15%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) ACF2
1 1 (0.74%) RACF
1 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (25.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 136 (100.00%) HP
2 38 (27.94%) Delphix
3 36 (26.47%) CA
4 22 (16.18%) Remedy
5 16 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 11 (8.09%) WorldPay
7 9 (6.62%) SAP
8 4 (2.94%) Cognos
9 3 (2.21%) Ericsson
9 3 (2.21%) Micro Focus
9 3 (2.21%) Oracle
10 2 (1.47%) Informatica
10 2 (1.47%) Parasoft
11 1 (0.74%) IBM
11 1 (0.74%) Mavenir