Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 852 731 630
Rank change year-on-year -121 -101 -121
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 297 484 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.72% 3.07% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 177 379 587
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £78,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -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 17,284 15,740 17,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.57% 9.03% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13,680 12,862 13,761
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 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 -118 259 £50,000 +5.26% 34
UK excluding London -73 186 £50,000 +25.00% 31
London -57 95 £48,500 -11.82% 7
South East -1 93 £50,000 +17.65% 10
North of England +39 35 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Scotland -26 23 £28,750 -16.06% 2
Yorkshire +23 22 £37,500 -0.66% 3
East of England -1 15 £60,000 +33.33% 3
North West +3 13 £33,750 -18.18% 3
South West -8 9 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Midlands +2 7 £50,000 +37.93% 3
East Midlands -6 4 £60,000 +90.48%
West Midlands +15 3 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Wales -3 3 £55,000 +66.67% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing HP Quality Center 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 Quality Center.

1 202 (68.01%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (62.63%) Test Automation
3 130 (43.77%) QA
4 122 (41.08%) JIRA
5 118 (39.73%) HP
6 112 (37.71%) Selenium
7 102 (34.34%) Test Management
8 93 (31.31%) Finance
8 93 (31.31%) Scrum
9 92 (30.98%) Defect Management
10 85 (28.62%) Test Strategy
11 79 (26.60%) SQL
12 74 (24.92%) Test Scripting
13 73 (24.58%) C#
14 69 (23.23%) Visual Studio
14 69 (23.23%) Microsoft
15 67 (22.56%) .NET
15 67 (22.56%) Software Testing
16 62 (20.88%) ISTQB
16 62 (20.88%) Cucumber
17 61 (20.54%) User Acceptance Testing
18 60 (20.20%) Unit Testing
19 57 (19.19%) HP UFT
20 56 (18.86%) BDD
21 53 (17.85%) Software Engineering
22 52 (17.51%) Ranorex
23 50 (16.84%) MSTest
23 50 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
23 50 (16.84%) TDD
24 49 (16.50%) Moq

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 18 (6.06%) Confluence
2 11 (3.70%) CMS
3 6 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (2.02%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.02%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.68%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.68%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.35%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.34%) CICS
7 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.01%) Misys Midas
2 3 (1.01%) Sonata
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.34%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.71%) G Suite
1 14 (4.71%) Office 365
1 14 (4.71%) Slack
2 11 (3.70%) Google Analytics
3 10 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.69%) BrowserStack
4 8 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.02%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 4 (1.35%) BlazeMeter
6 4 (1.35%) CloudBees
6 4 (1.35%) GitHub
6 4 (1.35%) IaaS
6 4 (1.35%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.35%) PaaS
6 4 (1.35%) Sauce Labs
6 4 (1.35%) Tricentis Tosca
7 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.68%) FTP
1 5 (1.68%) HTTPS
2 4 (1.35%) Internet
2 4 (1.35%) WinSCP
3 2 (0.67%) ATM
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) SSH
4 1 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.73%) Relational Database
2 11 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.02%) MySQL
5 5 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.68%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.01%) OLTP
7 3 (1.01%) Siebel EIM
7 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.67%) DB2
9 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 122 (41.08%) JIRA
2 112 (37.71%) Selenium
3 69 (23.23%) Visual Studio
4 62 (20.88%) Cucumber
5 57 (19.19%) HP UFT
6 52 (17.51%) Ranorex
7 50 (16.84%) MSTest
8 49 (16.50%) Moq
9 42 (14.14%) JMeter
10 38 (12.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 34 (11.45%) SoapUI
12 31 (10.44%) LoadRunner
13 27 (9.09%) Zephyr
14 19 (6.40%) WebDriver
15 17 (5.72%) Git (software)
16 15 (5.05%) Jenkins
17 14 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 13 (4.38%) SonarQube
19 10 (3.37%) Maven
19 10 (3.37%) TeamCity
General
1 93 (31.31%) Finance
2 34 (11.45%) Retail
3 31 (10.44%) Banking
4 12 (4.04%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.03%) Marketing
6 5 (1.68%) Legal
7 4 (1.35%) Front Office
8 3 (1.01%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.01%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Military
9 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (31.99%) Analyst
2 79 (26.60%) Test Analyst
3 71 (23.91%) Test Engineer
4 56 (18.86%) QA Engineer
5 34 (11.45%) QA Leader
6 33 (11.11%) Developer
7 30 (10.10%) Tester
8 28 (9.43%) QA Test Engineer
9 25 (8.42%) Test Manager
10 23 (7.74%) Software Test Engineer
11 19 (6.40%) Architect
11 19 (6.40%) Lead Architect
12 18 (6.06%) Agile Test Analyst
12 18 (6.06%) Software Developer
13 17 (5.72%) Developer in Test
14 15 (5.05%) Software QA Engineer
15 14 (4.71%) Automation Tester
16 13 (4.38%) .NET Software Developer
16 13 (4.38%) C# Software Developer
16 13 (4.38%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (22.56%) .NET
2 30 (10.10%) Velocity
3 28 (9.43%) XML
4 27 (9.09%) CSS
4 27 (9.09%) SOAP
5 24 (8.08%) HTML
6 22 (7.41%) Web Services
7 20 (6.73%) JSON
8 11 (3.70%) REST
9 10 (3.37%) Gherkin
10 9 (3.03%) CSS3
10 9 (3.03%) HTML5
11 8 (2.69%) Middleware
11 8 (2.69%) RESTful
12 7 (2.36%) J2EE
12 7 (2.36%) jQuery
13 5 (1.68%) IBM Integration Bus
13 5 (1.68%) Java EE 5
13 5 (1.68%) JAX-WS
13 5 (1.68%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (9.43%) Reinsurance
3 15 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.37%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.36%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.36%) SWIFT
7 7 (2.36%) User Experience
8 6 (2.02%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.68%) DataPower
9 5 (1.68%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.67%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.67%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.34%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.76%) Windows
2 16 (5.39%) Linux
3 15 (5.05%) Unix
4 7 (2.36%) Android
4 7 (2.36%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.02%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (68.01%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (62.63%) Test Automation
3 102 (34.34%) Test Management
4 93 (31.31%) Scrum
5 92 (30.98%) Defect Management
6 85 (28.62%) Test Strategy
7 74 (24.92%) Test Scripting
8 67 (22.56%) Software Testing
9 61 (20.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 60 (20.20%) Unit Testing
11 56 (18.86%) BDD
12 53 (17.85%) Software Engineering
13 50 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
13 50 (16.84%) TDD
14 46 (15.49%) Non-Functional Testing
15 44 (14.81%) SDLC
16 42 (14.14%) Manual Testing
17 37 (12.46%) Acceptance Criteria
18 35 (11.78%) User Stories
19 34 (11.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (26.60%) SQL
2 73 (24.58%) C#
3 44 (14.81%) Java
4 38 (12.79%) Python
5 30 (10.10%) JavaScript
6 24 (8.08%) PL/SQL
7 23 (7.74%) Groovy
8 14 (4.71%) C++
9 13 (4.38%) VBScript
10 12 (4.04%) Ruby
11 9 (3.03%) C
12 7 (2.36%) PHP
13 6 (2.02%) Perl
13 6 (2.02%) VB
14 4 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.35%) Korn
15 3 (1.01%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.34%) ABAP
17 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (20.88%) ISTQB
2 35 (11.78%) ISEB
3 30 (10.10%) Security Cleared
4 29 (9.76%) Degree
5 22 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 21 (7.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (1.35%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (1.01%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.67%) HNC
11 2 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.34%) HND
12 1 (0.34%) MCSA
12 1 (0.34%) MCSE
12 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (43.77%) QA
2 4 (1.35%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.35%) SEPA
3 3 (1.01%) ISO 20022
3 3 (1.01%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.67%) PMO
5 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (1.68%) Docker
1 5 (1.68%) VirtualBox
1 5 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (11.78%) HP ALM
2 5 (1.68%) Ansible
2 5 (1.68%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 118 (39.73%) HP
2 69 (23.23%) Microsoft
3 44 (14.81%) Oracle
4 27 (9.09%) Google
5 19 (6.40%) SAP
6 6 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.68%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (1.68%) Splunk
7 5 (1.68%) VMware
8 4 (1.35%) Capita
8 4 (1.35%) Micro Focus
8 4 (1.35%) Remedy
8 4 (1.35%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 4 (1.35%) Siebel
9 3 (1.01%) Adobe
9 3 (1.01%) Cognizant
9 3 (1.01%) FIS
10 2 (0.67%) IBM
10 2 (0.67%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.67%) Workday