Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 832 987 938
Rank change year-on-year +155 -49 +29
Permanent jobs citing HP ALM 261 191 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.46% 1.11% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 166 130 157
UK median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.47% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +9.47% +13.10% -1.18%

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 17,908 17,215 14,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.33% 9.98% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13,808 13,598 12,001
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 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 +139 249 £52,000 +9.47% 17
UK excluding London +161 209 £52,000 +9.47% 16
South East +39 68 £52,500 - 5
South West +55 46 £52,000 +15.56% 1
London +47 44 £51,250 -6.82% 3
North of England +65 43 £50,000 +25.00% 7
North West +59 42 £50,000 +33.33% 4
East of England +85 24 £42,500 - 1
Midlands +40 20 £38,500 -14.44%
West Midlands +20 15 £37,500 -25.00%
East Midlands +41 5 £65,000 +100.00%
Northern Ireland - 5 £45,000 -
Scotland +10 3 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Yorkshire -3 1 £40,000 -36.00% 2

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 242 (92.72%) HP
2 123 (47.13%) Test Automation
3 107 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (38.70%) ISTQB
5 98 (37.55%) Test Management
6 84 (32.18%) JIRA
7 82 (31.42%) QA
8 76 (29.12%) HP Quality Center
9 75 (28.74%) SQL
10 74 (28.35%) Selenium
11 70 (26.82%) HP UFT
12 69 (26.44%) Test Scripting
13 64 (24.52%) Security Cleared
14 61 (23.37%) Java
15 60 (22.99%) Continuous Improvement
16 59 (22.61%) Cucumber
16 59 (22.61%) SDLC
16 59 (22.61%) Oracle
17 57 (21.84%) LoadRunner
18 55 (21.07%) Defect Management
19 54 (20.69%) ISEB
20 50 (19.16%) Microsoft
21 49 (18.77%) C
22 46 (17.62%) Test Strategy
23 45 (17.24%) Software Engineering
24 43 (16.48%) SAP
24 43 (16.48%) Jenkins
24 43 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
25 41 (15.71%) DevOps
26 40 (15.33%) Appium

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 28 (10.73%) Confluence
2 7 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.53%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (9.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.77%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.38%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.38%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.38%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.77%) Trello
2 2 (0.77%) Tricentis Tosca
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.13%) HTTP
2 6 (2.30%) FTP
3 5 (1.92%) Internet
4 4 (1.53%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.53%) SSH
5 1 (0.38%) ISUP
5 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.96%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.68%) MySQL
3 6 (2.30%) DB2
4 5 (1.92%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.38%) Big Data
6 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.38%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 84 (32.18%) JIRA
2 74 (28.35%) Selenium
3 70 (26.82%) HP UFT
4 59 (22.61%) Cucumber
5 57 (21.84%) LoadRunner
6 43 (16.48%) Jenkins
7 40 (15.33%) Appium
7 40 (15.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (11.88%) Maven
9 29 (11.11%) WebDriver
10 24 (9.20%) SoapUI
11 19 (7.28%) JUnit
12 17 (6.51%) Eclipse
13 16 (6.13%) Visual Studio Team System
14 15 (5.75%) eggPlant
14 15 (5.75%) Git (software)
14 15 (5.75%) Hudson
15 14 (5.36%) Rational DOORS
15 14 (5.36%) Sonatype Nexus
16 11 (4.21%) Bugzilla
General
1 32 (12.26%) Telecoms
2 30 (11.49%) Banking
3 28 (10.73%) Finance
4 16 (6.13%) Retail
5 7 (2.68%) Legal
6 5 (1.92%) Law
7 3 (1.15%) Automotive
7 3 (1.15%) Back Office
8 2 (0.77%) Electronics
8 2 (0.77%) Front Office
8 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.77%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Billing
9 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (30.27%) Analyst
2 72 (27.59%) Test Analyst
3 53 (20.31%) Test Engineer
4 25 (9.58%) Test Manager
5 23 (8.81%) Test Automation Engineer
6 22 (8.43%) Technical Analyst
7 21 (8.05%) Developer
7 21 (8.05%) Developer in Test
8 20 (7.66%) Technical Test Analyst
8 20 (7.66%) Test Leader
9 18 (6.90%) Performance Specialist
9 18 (6.90%) Performance Test Specialist
9 18 (6.90%) Test Specialist
10 15 (5.75%) Quality Engineer
11 14 (5.36%) Agile Coach
11 14 (5.36%) QA Engineer
11 14 (5.36%) Tester
12 13 (4.98%) QA Test Engineer
13 10 (3.83%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (3.83%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.34%) SOAP
2 20 (7.66%) XML
3 19 (7.28%) Gherkin
4 16 (6.13%) RESTful
5 10 (3.83%) CGI
6 8 (3.07%) Web Services
7 7 (2.68%) Spring
8 6 (2.30%) JSON
9 5 (1.92%) Middleware
10 3 (1.15%) HTML
11 2 (0.77%) .NET
12 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.38%) CSS
12 1 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
12 1 (0.38%) HTML5
12 1 (0.38%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (13.41%) Smart Meter
3 16 (6.13%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.36%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.68%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.53%) User Experience
9 3 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.77%) Derivative
10 2 (0.77%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.77%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.38%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.38%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.38%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.38%) Fintech
11 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.88%) Linux
2 17 (6.51%) Unix
3 14 (5.36%) Android
3 14 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.07%) Windows
5 1 (0.38%) CentOS
5 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (47.13%) Test Automation
2 107 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (37.55%) Test Management
4 69 (26.44%) Test Scripting
5 60 (22.99%) Continuous Improvement
6 59 (22.61%) SDLC
7 55 (21.07%) Defect Management
8 46 (17.62%) Test Strategy
9 45 (17.24%) Software Engineering
10 41 (15.71%) DevOps
11 39 (14.94%) Waterfall
12 37 (14.18%) Manual Testing
13 35 (13.41%) BDD
14 31 (11.88%) Incident Management
14 31 (11.88%) System Testing
15 27 (10.34%) Mentoring
16 26 (9.96%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 26 (9.96%) Software Testing
17 24 (9.20%) Non-Functional Testing
17 24 (9.20%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 75 (28.74%) SQL
2 61 (23.37%) Java
3 49 (18.77%) C
4 29 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 27 (10.34%) VB
6 22 (8.43%) PL/SQL
7 21 (8.05%) C#
8 15 (5.75%) Python
9 12 (4.60%) C++
10 4 (1.53%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.53%) PHP
10 4 (1.53%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.15%) Delphi
11 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.77%) Groovy
12 2 (0.77%) Ruby
13 1 (0.38%) F#
13 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 101 (38.70%) ISTQB
2 64 (24.52%) Security Cleared
3 54 (20.69%) ISEB
4 25 (9.58%) DV Cleared
5 20 (7.66%) MCP
5 20 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (7.66%) OCP
5 20 (7.66%) Oracle Certification
5 20 (7.66%) SAP Certification
6 18 (6.90%) SC Cleared
7 16 (6.13%) Degree
8 6 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (31.42%) QA
2 5 (1.92%) GDPR
3 3 (1.15%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 76 (29.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 242 (92.72%) HP
2 59 (22.61%) Oracle
3 50 (19.16%) Microsoft
4 43 (16.48%) SAP
5 28 (10.73%) Remedy
6 14 (5.36%) IBM
6 14 (5.36%) WorldPay
7 4 (1.53%) Arqiva
7 4 (1.53%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.77%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.77%) Cognos
9 1 (0.38%) CA
9 1 (0.38%) Charles River
9 1 (0.38%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.38%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.38%) Google
9 1 (0.38%) Serena
9 1 (0.38%) Siebel