Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for HP Quality Center skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HP Quality Center over the 6 months to 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 734 651 498
Rank change year-on-year -83 -153 -78
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 484 713 1222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.38% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.14% 4.34% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 379 577 1004
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,250 £27,900
90th Percentile £81,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -

HP Quality Center 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 15436 16425 16751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.86% 8.66% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12612 13269 13546
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +2.13%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £74,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HP Quality Center as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in the UK

HP Quality Center
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP Quality Center.

Salary trend for HP Quality Center in the UK

HP Quality Center
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for HP Quality Center in the UK

HP Quality Center
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 Quality Center within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. 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 -130 416 £47,500 +5.56% 19
UK excluding London -152 282 £40,000 -11.11% 13
London +55 184 £55,000 +15.79% 10
South East -101 99 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Scotland +22 51 £34,250 -0.72% 2
North of England -57 44 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Midlands +32 34 £36,250 +3.57% 1
East of England -40 32 £42,500 -22.73%
South West +5 25 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Yorkshire -25 23 £37,750 +7.86% 1
North West -36 20 £41,250 +26.92% 2
West Midlands +13 19 £55,000 +57.14% 1
East Midlands +40 14 £31,500 -13.70%
Wales +17 8 £33,000 -17.50% 2
North East +17 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 280 (57.85%) Test Automation
2 278 (57.44%) HP
3 234 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
4 200 (41.32%) Test Management
5 189 (39.05%) Test Scripting
5 189 (39.05%) Finance
6 170 (35.12%) ISTQB
7 158 (32.64%) Test Strategy
8 157 (32.44%) Selenium
9 144 (29.75%) QA
10 125 (25.83%) SQL
11 123 (25.41%) HP UFT
11 123 (25.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 119 (24.59%) JIRA
13 110 (22.73%) Defect Management
14 106 (21.90%) Scenario Testing
15 102 (21.07%) Functional Testing
15 102 (21.07%) ISEB
16 93 (19.21%) Java
16 93 (19.21%) Banking
17 91 (18.80%) C#
18 89 (18.39%) Software Testing
19 86 (17.77%) LoadRunner
20 82 (16.94%) SDLC
21 76 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
22 66 (13.64%) Manual Testing
22 66 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
23 64 (13.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 63 (13.02%) Cucumber
25 62 (12.81%) Degree

HP Quality Center
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 12 (2.48%) Confluence
2 6 (1.24%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.03%) SAS
4 4 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.62%) Tuxedo
6 2 (0.41%) Apache
6 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.21%) CICS
7 1 (0.21%) CMS
7 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
2 24 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.89%) SAP ERP
2 9 (1.86%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (1.03%) VisionPLUS
4 4 (0.83%) IntelliMatch
5 3 (0.62%) Exstream
5 3 (0.62%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.62%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.21%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.10%) BrowserStack
2 8 (1.65%) GitHub
3 6 (1.24%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (1.03%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.21%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (0.21%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.03%) PuTTY
2 3 (0.62%) Intranet
2 3 (0.62%) TETRA
2 3 (0.62%) WAN
3 2 (0.41%) Internet
3 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.41%) VLAN
4 1 (0.21%) FTP
4 1 (0.21%) VPN
4 1 (0.21%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.10%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (1.86%) SQLPlus
6 5 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.41%) DB2
8 2 (0.41%) MySQL
8 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.21%) QlikView
9 1 (0.21%) Siebel EIM
9 1 (0.21%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 157 (32.44%) Selenium
2 123 (25.41%) HP UFT
3 119 (24.59%) JIRA
4 86 (17.77%) LoadRunner
5 63 (13.02%) Cucumber
6 57 (11.78%) SoapUI
7 51 (10.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 50 (10.33%) JMeter
8 50 (10.33%) WebDriver
9 48 (9.92%) Visual Studio
10 30 (6.20%) JUnit
11 22 (4.55%) TestNG
12 19 (3.93%) Toad
13 17 (3.51%) Jenkins
14 15 (3.10%) FitNesse
14 15 (3.10%) Protractor
14 15 (3.10%) SpecFlow
15 14 (2.89%) NUnit
16 13 (2.69%) eCATT
16 13 (2.69%) Maven
General
1 189 (39.05%) Finance
2 93 (19.21%) Banking
3 40 (8.26%) Investment Banking
4 29 (5.99%) Retail Banking
5 20 (4.13%) Retail
6 9 (1.86%) Publishing
7 7 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.03%) Games
8 5 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.83%) Electronics
9 4 (0.83%) Marketing
10 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.41%) Romanian Language
10 2 (0.41%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 188 (38.84%) Analyst
2 166 (34.30%) Test Analyst
3 88 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 65 (13.43%) Tester
5 35 (7.23%) Test Engineer
6 34 (7.02%) Automation Test Analyst
7 29 (5.99%) Associate Director
8 27 (5.58%) Senior Tester
9 26 (5.37%) Senior Analyst
10 24 (4.96%) Test Automation Engineer
11 23 (4.75%) Financial Analyst
12 22 (4.55%) Automation Tester
12 22 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
12 22 (4.55%) Test Leader
13 20 (4.13%) Data Manager
13 20 (4.13%) Developer
13 20 (4.13%) Service Analyst
14 18 (3.72%) SAP Analyst
15 17 (3.51%) QA Analyst
16 14 (2.89%) SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (8.88%) SOAP
2 36 (7.44%) .NET
3 34 (7.02%) Web Services
4 25 (5.17%) XML
5 14 (2.89%) HTML
6 13 (2.69%) Gherkin
6 13 (2.69%) REST
7 8 (1.65%) Middleware
7 8 (1.65%) RESTful
7 8 (1.65%) Spring
7 8 (1.65%) WSDL
8 7 (1.45%) WCF
9 6 (1.24%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.24%) HTML5
9 6 (1.24%) J2EE
9 6 (1.24%) Kafka
9 6 (1.24%) Spring Cloud
9 6 (1.24%) XSD
10 5 (1.03%) CSS
10 5 (1.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.23%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.58%) Virtual Team
4 24 (4.96%) Reference Data
5 21 (4.34%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.51%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.48%) Derivative
8 12 (2.48%) Driving Licence
8 12 (2.48%) Equities
9 10 (2.07%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.86%) Cyber Defence
10 9 (1.86%) Smart Meter
11 7 (1.45%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (1.24%) User Experience
13 5 (1.03%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.03%) OTC Derivatives
14 4 (0.83%) Market Risk
14 4 (0.83%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 56 (11.57%) Windows
2 34 (7.02%) Unix
3 26 (5.37%) Linux
4 4 (0.83%) Android
4 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (57.85%) Test Automation
2 234 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (41.32%) Test Management
4 189 (39.05%) Test Scripting
5 158 (32.64%) Test Strategy
6 123 (25.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 110 (22.73%) Defect Management
8 106 (21.90%) Scenario Testing
9 102 (21.07%) Functional Testing
10 89 (18.39%) Software Testing
11 82 (16.94%) SDLC
12 66 (13.64%) Manual Testing
12 66 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 57 (11.78%) Regression Testing
14 52 (10.74%) Performance Testing
15 51 (10.54%) BDD
16 48 (9.92%) PRINCE2
17 47 (9.71%) Integration Testing
17 47 (9.71%) Scrum
17 47 (9.71%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 125 (25.83%) SQL
2 93 (19.21%) Java
3 91 (18.80%) C#
4 31 (6.40%) Python
5 29 (5.99%) C
5 29 (5.99%) PL/SQL
6 24 (4.96%) C++
7 21 (4.34%) JavaScript
7 21 (4.34%) VB
8 17 (3.51%) Ruby
9 3 (0.62%) Groovy
10 2 (0.41%) COBOL
10 2 (0.41%) Delphi
10 2 (0.41%) VB6
10 2 (0.41%) VBScript
11 1 (0.21%) Perl
11 1 (0.21%) PHP
11 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.21%) REXX
11 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 170 (35.12%) ISTQB
2 102 (21.07%) ISEB
3 64 (13.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 62 (12.81%) Degree
5 46 (9.50%) Security Cleared
6 26 (5.37%) DV Cleared
7 24 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (3.31%) SC Cleared
9 12 (2.48%) SAP Certification
10 8 (1.65%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (1.65%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (1.45%) Master's Degree
12 5 (1.03%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.03%) PMP
13 4 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
16 1 (0.21%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (29.75%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) ISO 20022
2 2 (0.41%) ISO 8583
2 2 (0.41%) PMO
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) GDPR
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.21%) MiFID
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) ACF2
2 1 (0.21%) RACF
2 1 (0.21%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.62%) CA Service Virtualization
1 3 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.41%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 278 (57.44%) HP
2 60 (12.40%) Microsoft
3 52 (10.74%) SAP
4 47 (9.71%) Oracle
5 15 (3.10%) Cognizant
6 7 (1.45%) Citrix
7 6 (1.24%) Siebel
7 6 (1.24%) Workday
8 5 (1.03%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.03%) Avaloq
8 5 (1.03%) Capita
8 5 (1.03%) Murex
9 4 (0.83%) Birst
9 4 (0.83%) Serena
10 3 (0.62%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.41%) ATG
11 2 (0.41%) BMC
11 2 (0.41%) IBM
11 2 (0.41%) Pega
11 2 (0.41%) ServiceNow