Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 870 966 862
Rank change year-on-year +96 -104 +150
Permanent jobs citing HP ALM 248 215 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.44% 1.37% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 147 167 256
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +0.53%
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +14.63%

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 17,196 15,681 15,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.33% 9.04% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13,448 12,785 12,448
UK median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +4.65%

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for HP ALM in the UK

HP ALM
Top 15 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 January 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 +111 230 £50,000 +11.11% 56
UK excluding London +44 157 £50,000 +11.11% 52
London +81 80 £53,750 +19.44% 9
South East +17 42 £60,000 +18.81% 19
North of England +52 34 £47,500 +35.71% 9
North West +48 32 £47,500 +46.15% 6
East of England +48 29 £41,750 +4.38% 3
Midlands +51 19 £45,000 +50.00% 5
South West +16 17 £53,000 +24.71% 11
West Midlands +49 15 £45,000 +63.64% 4
Scotland +1 8 £36,000 -10.00% 3
Northern Ireland -2 7 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +24 4 £65,000 +100.00% 1
Yorkshire +15 2 - - 2
Wales +10 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 243 (97.98%) HP
2 128 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (50.81%) Test Automation
4 107 (43.15%) JIRA
5 98 (39.52%) Test Management
6 94 (37.90%) QA
7 88 (35.48%) ISTQB
8 76 (30.65%) Selenium
9 65 (26.21%) Waterfall
10 62 (25.00%) SDLC
11 61 (24.60%) ISEB
12 58 (23.39%) HP Quality Center
13 57 (22.98%) SQL
14 56 (22.58%) HP UFT
15 54 (21.77%) Test Scripting
15 54 (21.77%) Confluence
16 51 (20.56%) Cucumber
17 48 (19.35%) Security Cleared
18 46 (18.55%) Non-Functional Testing
19 44 (17.74%) BDD
19 44 (17.74%) Defect Management
19 44 (17.74%) Finance
20 41 (16.53%) Software Engineering
20 41 (16.53%) DevOps
21 40 (16.13%) Test Planning
22 39 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
22 39 (15.73%) Incident Management
22 39 (15.73%) C
23 38 (15.32%) Change Management
24 37 (14.92%) Microsoft

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 54 (21.77%) Confluence
2 14 (5.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.61%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 2 (0.81%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.40%) CICS
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.40%) SAS
5 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (5.65%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.81%) Endur
3 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.40%) SAP FI-AR
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.61%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.40%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (0.40%) Boomi
4 1 (0.40%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.82%) LAN
1 7 (2.82%) WAN
2 6 (2.42%) 2G
2 6 (2.42%) 3G
2 6 (2.42%) 802.15
2 6 (2.42%) Bluetooth
2 6 (2.42%) DHCP
2 6 (2.42%) DNS
2 6 (2.42%) ICMP
2 6 (2.42%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (2.42%) Wireless
2 6 (2.42%) ZigBee
3 5 (2.02%) FTP
3 5 (2.02%) Internet
4 4 (1.61%) Broadband
4 4 (1.61%) HTTP
4 4 (1.61%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.63%) MySQL
2 8 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.02%) DB2
3 5 (2.02%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.02%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.61%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.21%) Big Data
5 3 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.21%) Pentaho
6 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 107 (43.15%) JIRA
2 76 (30.65%) Selenium
3 56 (22.58%) HP UFT
4 51 (20.56%) Cucumber
5 33 (13.31%) Jenkins
5 33 (13.31%) SoapUI
6 31 (12.50%) LoadRunner
7 28 (11.29%) Maven
8 26 (10.48%) Appium
9 23 (9.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (8.47%) Visual Studio Team System
11 19 (7.66%) eggPlant
12 18 (7.26%) Sonatype Nexus
13 17 (6.85%) Eclipse
14 14 (5.65%) Visual Studio
15 11 (4.44%) Rational DOORS
16 10 (4.03%) JUnit
17 8 (3.23%) WebDriver
18 6 (2.42%) Zephyr
19 5 (2.02%) TestComplete
General
1 44 (17.74%) Finance
2 24 (9.68%) Banking
3 18 (7.26%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.23%) Legal
5 7 (2.82%) Retail
6 5 (2.02%) Law
7 3 (1.21%) Automotive
8 2 (0.81%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (35.08%) Analyst
2 81 (32.66%) Test Analyst
3 57 (22.98%) Test Engineer
4 34 (13.71%) Test Manager
5 19 (7.66%) Test Automation Engineer
6 16 (6.45%) QA Engineer
7 14 (5.65%) Performance Specialist
7 14 (5.65%) Performance Test Specialist
7 14 (5.65%) Test Specialist
7 14 (5.65%) Tester
8 13 (5.24%) QA Test Engineer
8 13 (5.24%) SAP Analyst
9 12 (4.84%) Agile Coach
9 12 (4.84%) Quality Engineer
10 11 (4.44%) OAT Analyst
10 11 (4.44%) OAT Test Analyst
10 11 (4.44%) SAP Test Analyst
11 10 (4.03%) Automation Test Analyst
11 10 (4.03%) Test Leader
12 9 (3.63%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.87%) SOAP
2 20 (8.06%) XML
3 18 (7.26%) HTML
4 16 (6.45%) Web Services
5 12 (4.84%) .NET
6 10 (4.03%) CGI
6 10 (4.03%) JSON
6 10 (4.03%) Middleware
7 6 (2.42%) 802.1X
8 5 (2.02%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.02%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.02%) Gherkin
9 4 (1.61%) RESTful
10 3 (1.21%) Spring
11 2 (0.81%) HTML5
12 1 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
12 1 (0.40%) REST
12 1 (0.40%) SAP Fiori
12 1 (0.40%) Web Dynpro
12 1 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.27%) Smart Meter
3 19 (7.66%) Management Information System
4 18 (7.26%) Mobile App
5 13 (5.24%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.02%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.02%) User Experience
7 5 (2.02%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.21%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.21%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.81%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.81%) Derivative
9 2 (0.81%) Fintech
9 2 (0.81%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.81%) NHS
9 2 (0.81%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.29%) Linux
2 21 (8.47%) Android
2 21 (8.47%) Apple iOS
3 20 (8.06%) Unix
4 19 (7.66%) Windows
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (50.81%) Test Automation
3 98 (39.52%) Test Management
4 65 (26.21%) Waterfall
5 62 (25.00%) SDLC
6 54 (21.77%) Test Scripting
7 46 (18.55%) Non-Functional Testing
8 44 (17.74%) BDD
8 44 (17.74%) Defect Management
9 41 (16.53%) DevOps
9 41 (16.53%) Software Engineering
10 40 (16.13%) Test Planning
11 39 (15.73%) Incident Management
12 38 (15.32%) Change Management
13 33 (13.31%) ITIL
14 32 (12.90%) Functional Testing
15 31 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 30 (12.10%) Manual Testing
17 29 (11.69%) Scenario Testing
18 28 (11.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 57 (22.98%) SQL
2 39 (15.73%) C
3 36 (14.52%) Java
3 36 (14.52%) JavaScript
4 35 (14.11%) C#
4 35 (14.11%) Python
5 20 (8.06%) Bash Shell
6 19 (7.66%) PHP
6 19 (7.66%) PowerShell
7 17 (6.85%) VB
8 7 (2.82%) C++
8 7 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.82%) VBA
9 4 (1.61%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.21%) VBScript
11 2 (0.81%) Delphi
11 2 (0.81%) F#
12 1 (0.40%) ABAP
12 1 (0.40%) COBOL
12 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 88 (35.48%) ISTQB
2 61 (24.60%) ISEB
3 48 (19.35%) Security Cleared
4 25 (10.08%) Degree
5 22 (8.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (6.45%) SC Cleared
7 13 (5.24%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.40%) MCP
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.40%) OCP
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.40%) PMP
10 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.40%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (37.90%) QA
2 5 (2.02%) GDPR
3 3 (1.21%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.40%) PMO
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.40%) ACF2
2 1 (0.40%) RACF
2 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 58 (23.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 243 (97.98%) HP
2 37 (14.92%) Microsoft
3 36 (14.52%) SAP
4 32 (12.90%) Remedy
5 24 (9.68%) Oracle
6 20 (8.06%) Atlassian
7 18 (7.26%) WorldPay
8 12 (4.84%) IBM
9 6 (2.42%) Google
10 2 (0.81%) BT
10 2 (0.81%) Capita
10 2 (0.81%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.81%) Cognos
10 2 (0.81%) OpenLink
10 2 (0.81%) Siebel
11 1 (0.40%) Arqiva
11 1 (0.40%) Charles River
11 1 (0.40%) MapR
11 1 (0.40%) Tableau
11 1 (0.40%) Verint