Period
to 20 September 2021

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 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 964 678 946
Rank change year-on-year -286 +268 +79
Permanent jobs citing HP ALM 62 21 158
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.043% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.30% 0.26% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 44 16 98
10th Percentile £36,250 " £35,000
25th Percentile £37,188 £35,000 £39,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £45,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% -13.46% +9.47%
75th Percentile £64,438 £50,063 £59,400
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £44,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.34% -11.50% -5.21%

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 20,616 8,063 18,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.03% 16.41% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13,239 6,705 14,245
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £48,505 £45,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £61,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.69% +6.96% +4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for HP ALM in the UK

HP ALM
Top 14 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 September 2021. 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
UK excluding London -203 48 £47,500 +7.34% 15
England -280 47 £53,750 +19.44% 17
South East -149 22 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Work from Home - 17 £60,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 11 - -
London -219 10 £64,000 +42.22% 4
North of England - 9 £37,500 - 2
North East - 7 £35,000 - 1
South West -83 4 £56,250 +60.71% 3
Midlands -118 2 £49,250 +1.55% 2
West Midlands -99 1 £52,500 +8.25%
North West - 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £46,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, 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 (93.55%) HP
2 41 (66.13%) Software Testing
3 37 (59.68%) Test Automation
4 36 (58.06%) JIRA
5 34 (54.84%) ISTQB
5 34 (54.84%) Social Skills
6 30 (48.39%) Test Scripting
7 29 (46.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 27 (43.55%) Test Strategy
9 26 (41.94%) HP Quality Center
9 26 (41.94%) Oracle
10 23 (37.10%) ISEB
11 22 (35.48%) Scrum
12 21 (33.87%) QA
13 19 (30.65%) Selenium
13 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (30.65%) Oracle EBS
13 19 (30.65%) Test Planning
14 18 (29.03%) Defect Management
14 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
15 17 (27.42%) Java
15 17 (27.42%) Test Management
16 16 (25.81%) Validation
16 16 (25.81%) Functional Testing
17 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
17 15 (24.19%) Project Management
18 14 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (22.58%) Degree
19 13 (20.97%) Integration Testing
19 13 (20.97%) 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 2 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Project
1 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (6.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Azure
1 8 (12.90%) Azure Data Factory
2 7 (11.29%) Power Platform
3 6 (9.68%) AWS
4 5 (8.06%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (3.23%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.68%) Firewall
2 6 (9.68%) HTTP
2 6 (9.68%) Network Security
2 6 (9.68%) SSL
3 1 (1.61%) 3G
3 1 (1.61%) 4G
3 1 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) NAS
3 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (11.29%) Data Lake
3 7 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (11.29%) Power BI
4 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database
4 6 (9.68%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 36 (58.06%) JIRA
2 19 (30.65%) Selenium
3 13 (20.97%) SpecFlow
4 11 (17.74%) JMeter
5 10 (16.13%) SoapUI
6 7 (11.29%) NUnit
6 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
7 6 (9.68%) LoadRunner
8 5 (8.06%) Bugzilla
8 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
8 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
8 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
8 5 (8.06%) Postman
8 5 (8.06%) REST Assured
9 4 (6.45%) Bitbucket
9 4 (6.45%) WebDriver
10 3 (4.84%) Zephyr
11 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
11 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
General
1 34 (54.84%) Social Skills
2 10 (16.13%) Finance
3 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.68%) Presentation Skills
5 5 (8.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 5 (8.06%) Public Sector
6 4 (6.45%) Military
7 3 (4.84%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
9 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Analyst
1 24 (38.71%) Test Analyst
2 11 (17.74%) ERP Analyst
2 11 (17.74%) Test Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Test Manager
4 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) QA Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Senior QA Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Test Leader
6 6 (9.68%) QA Leader
6 6 (9.68%) Security Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Security Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Azure Test Lead
7 5 (8.06%) Functional Test Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Junior
8 4 (6.45%) HR Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Pensions Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) SAP Manager
8 4 (6.45%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) SOAP
2 5 (8.06%) WireMock
3 4 (6.45%) JSON
3 4 (6.45%) XML
4 2 (3.23%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (17.74%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.68%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.23%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Linux
1 8 (12.90%) Unix
2 7 (11.29%) Windows
3 6 (9.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (66.13%) Software Testing
2 37 (59.68%) Test Automation
3 30 (48.39%) Test Scripting
4 27 (43.55%) Test Strategy
5 22 (35.48%) Scrum
6 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (30.65%) Test Planning
7 18 (29.03%) Defect Management
8 17 (27.42%) Test Management
9 16 (25.81%) Functional Testing
9 16 (25.81%) Validation
10 15 (24.19%) Project Management
11 14 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (20.97%) Integration Testing
12 13 (20.97%) Scenario Testing
13 12 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (17.74%) ERP
14 11 (17.74%) ETL
14 11 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) Java
2 11 (17.74%) SQL
3 7 (11.29%) C#
4 2 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) ABAP
5 1 (1.61%) C++
5 1 (1.61%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (54.84%) ISTQB
2 29 (46.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 23 (37.10%) ISEB
4 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
5 14 (22.58%) Degree
6 11 (17.74%) HNC
7 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
8 6 (9.68%) CEH
8 6 (9.68%) CISA
8 6 (9.68%) GIAC
8 6 (9.68%) OSCE
8 6 (9.68%) OSCP
9 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (33.87%) QA
2 7 (11.29%) GDPR
3 6 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (9.68%) NIST
4 4 (6.45%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (41.94%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (11.29%) HP Fortify
2 7 (11.29%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 58 (93.55%) HP
2 26 (41.94%) Oracle
3 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
4 11 (17.74%) JD Edwards
5 9 (14.52%) SAP
6 8 (12.90%) Micro Focus
7 7 (11.29%) ArcSight
7 7 (11.29%) Black Duck
7 7 (11.29%) Databricks
7 7 (11.29%) Qualys
7 7 (11.29%) Sonatype
7 7 (11.29%) Splunk
7 7 (11.29%) Tripwire
8 5 (8.06%) IBM
9 4 (6.45%) Informatica
10 3 (4.84%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint