Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 987 994 957
Rank change year-on-year +7 -37 +76
Permanent jobs citing HP ALM 182 199 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.02% 1.25% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 113 138 230
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -12.62%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,125 £63,525
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.90% -8.89% -

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 17,781 15,865 17,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.44% 8.95% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14,141 12,837 14,283
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 £30,604 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 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 +37 170 £50,000 +11.11% 23
UK excluding London +19 108 £48,750 +18.90% 22
London +38 64 £52,500 +16.67% 4
South East -8 45 £60,000 +50.00% 9
East of England +21 19 - -
South West +5 17 £42,500 - 1
North of England +10 11 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Midlands +5 8 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Scotland -19 8 £34,000 -42.86% 1
West Midlands +27 7 £41,250 -25.00% 2
North West +1 6 - - 7
Yorkshire +33 4 £42,500 -22.73%
East Midlands +5 1 £65,000 -3.70%
North East -17 1 £45,000 -33.33%

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 182 (100.00%) HP
2 103 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (56.04%) Test Automation
4 84 (46.15%) JIRA
5 80 (43.96%) QA
6 73 (40.11%) Test Management
7 60 (32.97%) ISTQB
8 54 (29.67%) Selenium
8 54 (29.67%) SQL
9 53 (29.12%) Waterfall
10 46 (25.27%) SAP
10 46 (25.27%) ISEB
11 45 (24.73%) Test Scripting
12 44 (24.18%) Java
13 43 (23.63%) HP UFT
14 41 (22.53%) Finance
14 41 (22.53%) SDLC
15 40 (21.98%) HP Quality Center
16 36 (19.78%) Confluence
16 36 (19.78%) Security Cleared
17 35 (19.23%) Jenkins
18 32 (17.58%) Software Testing
19 31 (17.03%) Operational Acceptance Testing
19 31 (17.03%) Cucumber
20 29 (15.93%) BDD
20 29 (15.93%) Non-Functional Testing
20 29 (15.93%) Maven
21 27 (14.84%) XML
22 26 (14.29%) Manual Testing
22 26 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 36 (19.78%) Confluence
2 14 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.75%) CICS
3 5 (2.75%) SAS
3 5 (2.75%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.55%) Apache
5 1 (0.55%) IIS
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.10%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.55%) Primavera
3 1 (0.55%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.55%) SAP FI-AR
3 1 (0.55%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.49%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (4.40%) Google Analytics
3 5 (2.75%) GitHub
4 3 (1.65%) BlazeMeter
4 3 (1.65%) Tricentis Tosca
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.10%) Boomi
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.59%) Internet
2 5 (2.75%) Broadband
3 4 (2.20%) HTTP
3 4 (2.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.10%) 2G
4 2 (1.10%) 3G
4 2 (1.10%) 802.15
4 2 (1.10%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.10%) DHCP
4 2 (1.10%) DNS
4 2 (1.10%) FTP
4 2 (1.10%) ICMP
4 2 (1.10%) LAN
4 2 (1.10%) WAN
4 2 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.10%) Wireless
4 2 (1.10%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.55%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.55%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.49%) DB2
2 8 (4.40%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.30%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.30%) MySQL
3 6 (3.30%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.30%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.75%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.55%) Big Data
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.55%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 84 (46.15%) JIRA
2 54 (29.67%) Selenium
3 43 (23.63%) HP UFT
4 35 (19.23%) Jenkins
5 31 (17.03%) Cucumber
6 29 (15.93%) Maven
7 22 (12.09%) LoadRunner
8 20 (10.99%) Appium
9 19 (10.44%) JUnit
9 19 (10.44%) SoapUI
9 19 (10.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (10.44%) Visual Studio
10 18 (9.89%) Eclipse
11 16 (8.79%) eggPlant
12 15 (8.24%) JMeter
13 13 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (5.49%) TestRail
15 8 (4.40%) Git (software)
16 6 (3.30%) IntelliJ
17 5 (2.75%) Ant
General
1 41 (22.53%) Finance
2 11 (6.04%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.95%) Retail
4 7 (3.85%) Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Advertising
5 2 (1.10%) Billing
5 2 (1.10%) Front Office
5 2 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (45.05%) Analyst
2 65 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 32 (17.58%) Test Manager
4 25 (13.74%) Test Engineer
5 18 (9.89%) QA Engineer
6 14 (7.69%) QA Analyst
6 14 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
7 13 (7.14%) Quality Engineer
8 12 (6.59%) SAP Analyst
9 10 (5.49%) SAP Manager
9 10 (5.49%) SAP Test Manager
10 9 (4.95%) Tester
11 8 (4.40%) QA Manager
12 7 (3.85%) Performance Manager
12 7 (3.85%) Performance Test Manager
12 7 (3.85%) SAP Test Analyst
12 7 (3.85%) Test Leader
13 6 (3.30%) DevOps Manager
13 6 (3.30%) Performance Specialist
13 6 (3.30%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.84%) XML
2 17 (9.34%) HTML
3 14 (7.69%) .NET
4 13 (7.14%) Web Services
5 11 (6.04%) Gherkin
6 9 (4.95%) SAP Fiori
7 8 (4.40%) REST
8 7 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 7 (3.85%) JSON
9 6 (3.30%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.30%) CSS
9 6 (3.30%) SOAP
10 5 (2.75%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (2.20%) jQuery
12 3 (1.65%) Middleware
13 2 (1.10%) 802.1X
13 2 (1.10%) COM
13 2 (1.10%) HTML5
13 2 (1.10%) Web Dynpro
14 1 (0.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.64%) Mobile App
2 22 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.79%) Smart Meter
4 11 (6.04%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (5.49%) IBM Mainframe
5 10 (5.49%) Mainframe
6 9 (4.95%) Fintech
7 8 (4.40%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (3.85%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.30%) User Experience
10 5 (2.75%) Smart Energy
11 4 (2.20%) Client/Server
11 4 (2.20%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.10%) W3C
13 1 (0.55%) Online Games
13 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.74%) Unix
2 20 (10.99%) Linux
3 16 (8.79%) Android
3 16 (8.79%) Apple iOS
4 15 (8.24%) Windows
5 5 (2.75%) zOS
6 3 (1.65%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.55%) Solaris
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (56.04%) Test Automation
3 73 (40.11%) Test Management
4 53 (29.12%) Waterfall
5 45 (24.73%) Test Scripting
6 41 (22.53%) SDLC
7 32 (17.58%) Software Testing
8 31 (17.03%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 29 (15.93%) BDD
9 29 (15.93%) Non-Functional Testing
10 26 (14.29%) Manual Testing
11 25 (13.74%) Performance Testing
11 25 (13.74%) System Testing
11 25 (13.74%) Test Strategy
12 24 (13.19%) Change Management
12 24 (13.19%) Incident Management
12 24 (13.19%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (12.64%) DevOps
13 23 (12.64%) Functional Testing
14 21 (11.54%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (29.67%) SQL
2 44 (24.18%) Java
3 25 (13.74%) Python
4 24 (13.19%) C#
4 24 (13.19%) JavaScript
5 17 (9.34%) C++
6 16 (8.79%) Bash Shell
6 16 (8.79%) C
7 13 (7.14%) VB
8 12 (6.59%) PHP
8 12 (6.59%) VBScript
9 11 (6.04%) PowerShell
10 10 (5.49%) COBOL
11 9 (4.95%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.85%) Ruby
13 5 (2.75%) Groovy
13 5 (2.75%) Perl
13 5 (2.75%) PL/1
13 5 (2.75%) REXX
14 4 (2.20%) Jython
Qualifications
1 60 (32.97%) ISTQB
2 46 (25.27%) ISEB
3 36 (19.78%) Security Cleared
4 26 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (11.54%) SC Cleared
6 14 (7.69%) Degree
7 9 (4.95%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.75%) PMI Certification
8 5 (2.75%) PMP
9 3 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (43.96%) QA
2 4 (2.20%) PMO
3 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.75%) ACF2
1 5 (2.75%) RACF
2 1 (0.55%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (21.98%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.20%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 182 (100.00%) HP
2 46 (25.27%) SAP
3 23 (12.64%) Microsoft
4 22 (12.09%) WorldPay
5 21 (11.54%) Oracle
6 18 (9.89%) IBM
7 17 (9.34%) Remedy
8 16 (8.79%) Google
9 13 (7.14%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.75%) BT
11 4 (2.20%) CA
12 2 (1.10%) Apple
12 2 (1.10%) Cognos
13 1 (0.55%) Ariba
13 1 (0.55%) Bloomberg
13 1 (0.55%) Citrix
13 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.55%) SmartStream
13 1 (0.55%) webMethods