Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1001 981 957
Rank change year-on-year -20 -24 +80
Permanent jobs citing HP ALM 182 204 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.04% 1.35% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 116 150 232
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.69% -14.08%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £65,900
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +9.76% -6.29% -7.89%

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 17,432 15,167 17,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.11% 8.80% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13,744 12,255 14,152
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for HP ALM in the UK

HP ALM
Top 13 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 June 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 -25 171 £47,500 +5.56% 21
UK excluding London -54 101 £45,000 +9.76% 18
London +18 75 £55,000 +14.58% 5
South East -40 41 £52,500 +12.30% 9
South West -14 20 £45,000 +4.65% 2
East of England +12 18 - - 1
North of England +7 10 £47,875 +6.39% 3
Scotland -34 8 £40,000 +63.27% 2
West Midlands +15 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Midlands -4 6 £50,000 -23.08% 1
Yorkshire +13 5 £61,250 -5.77% 2
North West -13 4 £40,000 +11.11% 1
North East -18 1 £45,000 -33.33%

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 181 (99.45%) HP
2 103 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (48.90%) Test Automation
4 88 (48.35%) JIRA
5 82 (45.05%) Test Management
6 75 (41.21%) QA
7 59 (32.42%) ISTQB
8 51 (28.02%) Waterfall
9 49 (26.92%) SQL
10 48 (26.37%) Selenium
11 47 (25.82%) ISEB
12 42 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
13 41 (22.53%) Test Scripting
13 41 (22.53%) SDLC
14 40 (21.98%) HP UFT
15 39 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 37 (20.33%) Jenkins
16 37 (20.33%) Java
16 37 (20.33%) SAP
16 37 (20.33%) XML
17 35 (19.23%) Unix
17 35 (19.23%) Finance
17 35 (19.23%) System Testing
17 35 (19.23%) Cucumber
18 32 (17.58%) Confluence
18 32 (17.58%) Maven
19 31 (17.03%) Software Testing
20 30 (16.48%) Incident Management
21 29 (15.93%) BDD
22 28 (15.38%) WorldPay

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 32 (17.58%) Confluence
2 8 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.20%) Apache
3 4 (2.20%) IIS
3 4 (2.20%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.65%) CICS
4 3 (1.65%) SAS
4 3 (1.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Primavera
1 1 (0.55%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.55%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
1 1 (0.55%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (0.55%) SAP MM
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.40%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.75%) GitHub
2 5 (2.75%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.55%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (0.55%) Boomi
4 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.55%) Panaya
4 1 (0.55%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.69%) Internet
2 6 (3.30%) HTTP
3 3 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.10%) FTP
5 1 (0.55%) 3G
5 1 (0.55%) Broadband
5 1 (0.55%) DHCP
5 1 (0.55%) DNS
5 1 (0.55%) ICMP
5 1 (0.55%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.04%) DB2
2 5 (2.75%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.75%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.55%) MySQL
5 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 88 (48.35%) JIRA
2 48 (26.37%) Selenium
3 40 (21.98%) HP UFT
4 37 (20.33%) Jenkins
5 35 (19.23%) Cucumber
6 32 (17.58%) Maven
7 23 (12.64%) SoapUI
8 19 (10.44%) Appium
9 18 (9.89%) eggPlant
9 18 (9.89%) Visual Studio
10 17 (9.34%) JUnit
10 17 (9.34%) Sonatype Nexus
11 16 (8.79%) Eclipse
12 12 (6.59%) JMeter
13 11 (6.04%) TestRail
14 10 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (4.95%) Ant
16 6 (3.30%) IntelliJ
17 5 (2.75%) Git (software)
17 5 (2.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 35 (19.23%) Finance
2 24 (13.19%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.85%) Banking
3 7 (3.85%) Retail
4 5 (2.75%) Back Office
5 2 (1.10%) Advertising
5 2 (1.10%) Billing
5 2 (1.10%) Front Office
6 1 (0.55%) Automotive
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Law
6 1 (0.55%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (37.91%) Analyst
2 52 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 30 (16.48%) Test Manager
4 22 (12.09%) Test Engineer
5 21 (11.54%) Test Leader
6 20 (10.99%) QA Engineer
7 17 (9.34%) Quality Engineer
8 15 (8.24%) Tester
9 13 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
10 12 (6.59%) QA Analyst
11 11 (6.04%) SAP Analyst
12 8 (4.40%) QA Manager
12 8 (4.40%) Senior Tester
13 7 (3.85%) Consultant
13 7 (3.85%) SAP Manager
13 7 (3.85%) SAP Test Manager
14 6 (3.30%) Automation Tester
14 6 (3.30%) DevOps Manager
14 6 (3.30%) Performance Manager
14 6 (3.30%) Performance Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (20.33%) XML
2 12 (6.59%) Gherkin
3 11 (6.04%) HTML
4 10 (5.49%) .NET
4 10 (5.49%) CSS
5 9 (4.95%) SOAP
6 8 (4.40%) jQuery
6 8 (4.40%) REST
7 5 (2.75%) SAP Fiori
8 4 (2.20%) J2EE
8 4 (2.20%) Web Services
8 4 (2.20%) XML Messaging
9 3 (1.65%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (1.10%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.10%) COM
10 2 (1.10%) JSON
10 2 (1.10%) XSD
11 1 (0.55%) HTML5
11 1 (0.55%) Kafka
11 1 (0.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.74%) Smart Meter
2 24 (13.19%) Mobile App
3 22 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.79%) Fintech
5 12 (6.59%) Mainframe
6 11 (6.04%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (4.40%) Smart Energy
8 7 (3.85%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (2.75%) W3C
11 4 (2.20%) Client/Server
11 4 (2.20%) Management Information System
11 4 (2.20%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.65%) User Experience
13 1 (0.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.23%) Unix
2 14 (7.69%) Android
2 14 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 13 (7.14%) Linux
4 9 (4.95%) Windows
5 8 (4.40%) zOS
6 5 (2.75%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.55%) Solaris
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (48.90%) Test Automation
3 82 (45.05%) Test Management
4 51 (28.02%) Waterfall
5 41 (22.53%) SDLC
5 41 (22.53%) Test Scripting
6 39 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 35 (19.23%) System Testing
8 31 (17.03%) Software Testing
9 30 (16.48%) Incident Management
10 29 (15.93%) BDD
11 27 (14.84%) Non-Functional Testing
12 26 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 26 (14.29%) Test Strategy
13 23 (12.64%) Defect Management
14 20 (10.99%) Change Management
14 20 (10.99%) V-Model
15 19 (10.44%) Functional Testing
15 19 (10.44%) Performance Testing
16 18 (9.89%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (26.92%) SQL
2 37 (20.33%) Java
3 22 (12.09%) Python
4 20 (10.99%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.24%) C#
6 14 (7.69%) C++
7 12 (6.59%) VBScript
8 11 (6.04%) COBOL
8 11 (6.04%) Ruby
8 11 (6.04%) Shell Script
9 10 (5.49%) C
9 10 (5.49%) Groovy
10 9 (4.95%) Bash Shell
11 8 (4.40%) Jython
12 7 (3.85%) PHP
13 6 (3.30%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.20%) Perl
14 4 (2.20%) PL/SQL
14 4 (2.20%) VB
15 3 (1.65%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 59 (32.42%) ISTQB
2 47 (25.82%) ISEB
3 26 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 22 (12.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (10.44%) SC Cleared
6 11 (6.04%) Degree
7 7 (3.85%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.65%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.65%) PMP
9 2 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (41.21%) QA
2 5 (2.75%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.75%) PMO
3 1 (0.55%) GxP
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.65%) ACF2
1 3 (1.65%) RACF
2 2 (1.10%) Docker
3 1 (0.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 42 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.40%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 181 (99.45%) HP
2 37 (20.33%) SAP
3 28 (15.38%) WorldPay
4 23 (12.64%) Remedy
5 20 (10.99%) IBM
6 15 (8.24%) Google
7 13 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 12 (6.59%) Oracle
9 8 (4.40%) CA
10 7 (3.85%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.10%) Cognos
12 1 (0.55%) Apple
12 1 (0.55%) Ariba
12 1 (0.55%) BT
12 1 (0.55%) Capita
12 1 (0.55%) Citrix
12 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com