Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 921 1004 1027
Rank change year-on-year +83 +23 -64
Permanent jobs citing HP ALM 156 167 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.85% 0.96% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 96 115 128
UK median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.47% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,550 £30,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.21% +31.88% -11.11%

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 18,304 17,368 15,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.07% 10.51% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13,755 13,829 12,792
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 +65 147 £52,000 +9.47% 17
UK excluding London +79 134 £50,000 -5.21% 15
North of England +38 36 £42,000 -6.67% 6
North West +51 35 £42,000 -9.19% 5
South East +26 33 £50,000 -16.67% 3
South West +25 29 £52,000 +9.47% 2
East of England +80 24 - - 1
London +44 18 £55,250 +22.78% 4
Wales - 7 £35,000 -
Midlands +37 5 £67,500 +25.58% 1
East Midlands +25 3 £67,500 +3.85%
West Midlands +31 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -11 1 £50,000 +17.65% 1

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 144 (92.31%) HP
2 83 (53.21%) JIRA
3 81 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (51.28%) Test Management
5 71 (45.51%) ISTQB
6 69 (44.23%) Test Automation
7 49 (31.41%) SQL
7 49 (31.41%) HP Quality Center
8 47 (30.13%) Test Scripting
8 47 (30.13%) QA
9 42 (26.92%) ISEB
10 39 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 37 (23.72%) Test Strategy
12 36 (23.08%) Manual Testing
12 36 (23.08%) SDLC
13 34 (21.79%) Jenkins
13 34 (21.79%) Cucumber
14 33 (21.15%) Java
15 32 (20.51%) Microsoft
15 32 (20.51%) Telecoms
15 32 (20.51%) BDD
15 32 (20.51%) Appium
16 30 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
17 29 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (18.59%) Maven
17 29 (18.59%) Oracle
18 28 (17.95%) Relational Database
18 28 (17.95%) Defect Management
19 27 (17.31%) Selenium
19 27 (17.31%) HP UFT

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 23 (14.74%) Confluence
2 11 (7.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.64%) CMS
4 1 (0.64%) EPiServer
Applications
1 22 (14.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (7.05%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.56%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.28%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) BrowserStack
2 2 (1.28%) Trello
2 2 (1.28%) Tricentis Tosca
3 1 (0.64%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.77%) HTTP
2 5 (3.21%) FTP
3 3 (1.92%) DHCP
3 3 (1.92%) DNS
3 3 (1.92%) Firewall
3 3 (1.92%) IPsec
3 3 (1.92%) Network Security
4 2 (1.28%) Intelligent Network
4 2 (1.28%) ISUP
4 2 (1.28%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.64%) Broadband
5 1 (0.64%) Internet
5 1 (0.64%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.64%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.95%) Relational Database
2 14 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 10 (6.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.85%) MySQL
6 4 (2.56%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.92%) Big Data
7 3 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.28%) DB2
8 2 (1.28%) OLAP
9 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 83 (53.21%) JIRA
2 34 (21.79%) Cucumber
2 34 (21.79%) Jenkins
3 32 (20.51%) Appium
4 29 (18.59%) Maven
5 27 (17.31%) HP UFT
5 27 (17.31%) Selenium
6 23 (14.74%) LoadRunner
7 20 (12.82%) eggPlant
8 19 (12.18%) Sonatype Nexus
9 18 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (11.54%) WebDriver
10 12 (7.69%) JUnit
11 11 (7.05%) Git (software)
11 11 (7.05%) Hudson
11 11 (7.05%) TestRail
11 11 (7.05%) Zephyr
12 10 (6.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (3.21%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (3.21%) Subversion
General
1 32 (20.51%) Telecoms
2 22 (14.10%) Finance
3 11 (7.05%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.85%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.85%) Banking
4 6 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.85%) Retail
5 5 (3.21%) Automotive
6 1 (0.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (34.62%) Analyst
2 49 (31.41%) Test Analyst
3 29 (18.59%) Test Engineer
4 26 (16.67%) Test Leader
5 21 (13.46%) Quality Engineer
6 20 (12.82%) Test Manager
7 19 (12.18%) QA Engineer
7 19 (12.18%) QA Test Engineer
8 17 (10.90%) Technical Analyst
9 16 (10.26%) Technical Test Analyst
10 9 (5.77%) Developer
10 9 (5.77%) Developer in Test
11 8 (5.13%) Tester
12 6 (3.85%) Programme Manager
12 6 (3.85%) Programme Test Manager
12 6 (3.85%) SAP Manager
12 6 (3.85%) SAP Test Manager
12 6 (3.85%) Test Programme Manager
13 5 (3.21%) ETL Analyst
13 5 (3.21%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.62%) XML
2 10 (6.41%) Gherkin
3 9 (5.77%) RESTful
4 4 (2.56%) SOAP
5 3 (1.92%) Web Services
6 2 (1.28%) .NET
6 2 (1.28%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.28%) HTML
7 1 (0.64%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.64%) CGI
7 1 (0.64%) CSS
7 1 (0.64%) JSON
7 1 (0.64%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 21 (13.46%) Smart Meter
4 5 (3.21%) User Experience
5 3 (1.92%) PKI
5 3 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.64%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.18%) Android
1 19 (12.18%) Apple iOS
2 13 (8.33%) Linux
3 5 (3.21%) Unix
4 4 (2.56%) CentOS
5 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (51.28%) Test Management
3 69 (44.23%) Test Automation
4 47 (30.13%) Test Scripting
5 39 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 37 (23.72%) Test Strategy
7 36 (23.08%) Manual Testing
7 36 (23.08%) SDLC
8 32 (20.51%) BDD
9 30 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
10 28 (17.95%) Defect Management
11 26 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
12 22 (14.10%) Regression Testing
13 18 (11.54%) DevOps
13 18 (11.54%) Waterfall
14 17 (10.90%) Incident Management
14 17 (10.90%) Scrum
14 17 (10.90%) Software Engineering
15 16 (10.26%) Psychology
15 16 (10.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (31.41%) SQL
2 33 (21.15%) Java
3 22 (14.10%) C
4 17 (10.90%) VB
5 16 (10.26%) PL/SQL
6 15 (9.62%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.13%) Python
8 4 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.56%) C++
8 4 (2.56%) PHP
8 4 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.64%) C#
9 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (45.51%) ISTQB
2 42 (26.92%) ISEB
3 26 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 20 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (11.54%) DV Cleared
6 14 (8.97%) MCP
6 14 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (8.97%) OCP
6 14 (8.97%) Oracle Certification
6 14 (8.97%) SAP Certification
7 3 (1.92%) CCNA
7 3 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.28%) Degree
8 2 (1.28%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (30.13%) QA
2 5 (3.21%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 3 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (31.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 144 (92.31%) HP
2 32 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 29 (18.59%) Oracle
4 23 (14.74%) SAP
5 19 (12.18%) WorldPay
6 14 (8.97%) Remedy
7 10 (6.41%) Cognos
8 5 (3.21%) IBM
9 4 (2.56%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.92%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.28%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.64%) Arqiva
12 1 (0.64%) Ericsson
12 1 (0.64%) Nokia Networks
12 1 (0.64%) Serena