Period
to 11 July 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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
UK
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 781 882 1028
Rank change year-on-year +101 +146 -20
Permanent jobs citing HP ALM 58 216 183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 1.16% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 43 149 116
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +9.47% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -8.65% +9.47% +5.56%

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 11,063 18,653 18,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.34% 12.74% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8,822 14,242 14,222
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

HP ALM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for HP ALM in the UK

HP ALM
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HP ALM.

Salary trend for HP ALM in the UK

HP ALM
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing HP ALM over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Salary histogram for HP ALM in the UK

HP ALM
Top 9 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 11 July 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 +130 56 £50,000 -3.85% 1
UK excluding London +107 46 £47,500 -8.65% 1
South East +107 28 £46,250 -11.90% 1
London +161 11 £68,750 +34.15%
Midlands +109 9 £47,500 +23.38%
West Midlands +87 7 £47,500 +26.67%
South West +62 6 £35,000 -32.69%
East of England +64 3 £55,000 +15.79%
East Midlands +67 2 - -

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 58 (100.00%) HP
2 38 (65.52%) JIRA
2 38 (65.52%) Test Automation
3 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (50.00%) QA
5 26 (44.83%) SoapUI
6 23 (39.66%) Web Services
7 21 (36.21%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (34.48%) Java
9 17 (29.31%) Selenium
9 17 (29.31%) ISTQB
10 16 (27.59%) Linux
10 16 (27.59%) Defect Management
10 16 (27.59%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (27.59%) Confluence
11 15 (25.86%) Windows
12 14 (24.14%) Degree
13 13 (22.41%) HP UFT
13 13 (22.41%) .NET
13 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
13 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
14 12 (20.69%) Test Management
14 12 (20.69%) Delphix
14 12 (20.69%) SQL
14 12 (20.69%) LoadRunner
14 12 (20.69%) Data Management
14 12 (20.69%) Scrum
15 11 (18.97%) Finance
15 11 (18.97%) Software Testing
15 11 (18.97%) C#

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 16 (27.59%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) AWS
2 3 (5.17%) Azure
3 2 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (3.45%) BrowserStack
3 2 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) 3G
1 5 (8.62%) 4G
1 5 (8.62%) Wireshark
2 4 (6.90%) 2G
2 4 (6.90%) Diameter Protocol
2 4 (6.90%) GSM
2 4 (6.90%) HTTP
2 4 (6.90%) SIGTRAN
2 4 (6.90%) SS7
2 4 (6.90%) ZigBee
3 3 (5.17%) DNS
3 3 (5.17%) INAP
3 3 (5.17%) IPv6
3 3 (5.17%) Megaco
3 3 (5.17%) MGW
3 3 (5.17%) RTP
3 3 (5.17%) VoLTE
3 3 (5.17%) VoWiFi
4 2 (3.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) MongoDB
1 8 (13.79%) MySQL
2 6 (10.34%) DB2
2 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 38 (65.52%) JIRA
2 26 (44.83%) SoapUI
3 17 (29.31%) Selenium
4 13 (22.41%) HP UFT
4 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
5 12 (20.69%) LoadRunner
6 9 (15.52%) Appium
7 8 (13.79%) Maven
8 7 (12.07%) eggPlant
9 6 (10.34%) Cucumber
9 6 (10.34%) Eclipse
9 6 (10.34%) JBehave
9 6 (10.34%) JMeter
9 6 (10.34%) JUnit
9 6 (10.34%) TestRail
9 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
9 6 (10.34%) WebDriver
10 4 (6.90%) NeoLoad
11 3 (5.17%) SpecFlow
11 3 (5.17%) TestNG
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Public Sector
3 6 (10.34%) Legal
3 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.90%) Retail
5 2 (3.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Analyst
2 11 (18.97%) QA Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Test Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Quality Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Testing Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Test Leader
7 4 (6.90%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.17%) OAT Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Performance Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) QA Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Release Manager
9 2 (3.45%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Security Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Tester
9 2 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (39.66%) Web Services
2 13 (22.41%) .NET
3 8 (13.79%) .NET Framework
3 8 (13.79%) SOAP
3 8 (13.79%) XML
4 6 (10.34%) AngularJS
4 6 (10.34%) HTML
4 6 (10.34%) JSON
5 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.45%) CGI
5 2 (3.45%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) AS400
2 5 (8.62%) Smart Meter
3 3 (5.17%) Smart Energy
4 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) Derivative
5 1 (1.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Linux
2 15 (25.86%) Windows
3 6 (10.34%) CentOS
3 6 (10.34%) Ubuntu
4 4 (6.90%) Unix
5 3 (5.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (65.52%) Test Automation
2 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.59%) Defect Management
3 16 (27.59%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
5 12 (20.69%) Data Management
5 12 (20.69%) Scrum
5 12 (20.69%) Test Management
6 11 (18.97%) Software Testing
6 11 (18.97%) Test Strategy
7 10 (17.24%) Manual Testing
7 10 (17.24%) Test Planning
8 9 (15.52%) Functional Testing
9 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (13.79%) Matrix Organization
9 8 (13.79%) Performance Testing
10 7 (12.07%) BDD
10 7 (12.07%) Change Control
10 7 (12.07%) Deadline-Driven
10 7 (12.07%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) Java
2 12 (20.69%) SQL
3 11 (18.97%) C#
4 10 (17.24%) Python
5 8 (13.79%) VB
6 7 (12.07%) Bash Shell
6 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
7 6 (10.34%) C
7 6 (10.34%) C++
7 6 (10.34%) PHP
7 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.45%) Groovy
9 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) ISTQB
2 14 (24.14%) Degree
3 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 8 (13.79%) ISEB
5 7 (12.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (10.34%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.45%) CEH
7 2 (3.45%) CISA
7 2 (3.45%) GIAC
7 2 (3.45%) OSCE
7 2 (3.45%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.45%) NIST
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Firmware
1 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.45%) HP Fortify
2 2 (3.45%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) HP
2 12 (20.69%) Delphix
3 10 (17.24%) Remedy
4 8 (13.79%) Atlassian
4 8 (13.79%) CA
5 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.62%) Oracle
7 4 (6.90%) Informatica
7 4 (6.90%) Parasoft
8 3 (5.17%) Ericsson
9 2 (3.45%) AppDynamics
9 2 (3.45%) Arqiva
9 2 (3.45%) Black Duck
9 2 (3.45%) Capita
9 2 (3.45%) Micro Focus
9 2 (3.45%) Qualys
9 2 (3.45%) SAP
9 2 (3.45%) Sonatype
9 2 (3.45%) Splunk
9 2 (3.45%) Tripwire