Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 733 667 491
Rank change year-on-year -66 -176 -32
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 463 600 1,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.34% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.02% 3.98% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 365 462 951
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £105,500 £63,175 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% -

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 15,313 15,082 16,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.83% 8.55% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12,521 12,200 13,283
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.26% +4.27%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -106 409 £50,000 +5.26% 36
UK excluding London -114 268 £40,000 -15.79% 28
London +46 180 £60,000 +26.32% 13
South East -81 92 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Midlands +41 52 £35,000 -12.50% 3
North of England -40 45 £35,000 - 10
East Midlands +37 36 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Scotland -15 29 £34,250 -22.60% 3
East of England -30 28 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Yorkshire +2 23 £35,000 - 5
North West -21 21 £38,750 +13.97% 5
West Midlands +11 15 £28,750 -15.44% 2
South West -20 15 £38,750 -8.82% 2
Wales +16 7 £33,000 -17.50% 2
North East -20 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 305 (65.87%) Test Automation
2 254 (54.86%) HP
3 215 (46.44%) Agile Software Development
4 196 (42.33%) Finance
5 176 (38.01%) Test Management
6 157 (33.91%) QA
7 137 (29.59%) Test Strategy
8 134 (28.94%) Selenium
9 132 (28.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 132 (28.51%) SQL
10 131 (28.29%) Test Scripting
11 124 (26.78%) JIRA
12 109 (23.54%) ISEB
12 109 (23.54%) Scenario Testing
13 98 (21.17%) ISTQB
14 96 (20.73%) Banking
15 91 (19.65%) SDLC
16 77 (16.63%) HP UFT
17 72 (15.55%) Functional Testing
18 71 (15.33%) C#
19 67 (14.47%) Software Testing
19 67 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
20 66 (14.25%) Microsoft
21 64 (13.82%) Defect Management
22 63 (13.61%) Manual Testing
22 63 (13.61%) Java
23 59 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
24 58 (12.53%) Stakeholder Management
25 57 (12.31%) Regression Testing
26 56 (12.10%) Test Planning

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 8 (1.73%) Confluence
2 5 (1.08%) SAS
3 3 (0.65%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.43%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.22%) Apache
5 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (8.64%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.51%) SAP ERP
2 6 (1.30%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.65%) Exstream
3 3 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.65%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.22%) Primavera
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.24%) GitHub
2 8 (1.73%) BrowserStack
3 6 (1.30%) Office 365
4 5 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (1.08%) G Suite
4 5 (1.08%) Slack
5 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.43%) SaaS
8 1 (0.22%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.08%) Internet
1 5 (1.08%) TETRA
2 4 (0.86%) PuTTY
2 4 (0.86%) WinSCP
3 3 (0.65%) HTTP
3 3 (0.65%) Intranet
3 3 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.43%) VLAN
4 2 (0.43%) WAN
4 2 (0.43%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.22%) FTP
5 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.81%) Siebel EIM
3 8 (1.73%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (1.30%) Big Data
5 6 (1.30%) SQLPlus
6 4 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.43%) DB2
8 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.22%) MySQL
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 134 (28.94%) Selenium
2 124 (26.78%) JIRA
3 77 (16.63%) HP UFT
4 67 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 54 (11.66%) Cucumber
6 51 (11.02%) SoapUI
6 51 (11.02%) Visual Studio
7 47 (10.15%) LoadRunner
8 43 (9.29%) WebDriver
9 36 (7.78%) JMeter
10 31 (6.70%) Jenkins
11 26 (5.62%) TestDirector
12 23 (4.97%) Eclipse
13 21 (4.54%) Maven
14 20 (4.32%) Git (software)
15 17 (3.67%) Protractor
16 16 (3.46%) JUnit
16 16 (3.46%) NUnit
16 16 (3.46%) SpecFlow
16 16 (3.46%) TeamCity
General
1 196 (42.33%) Finance
2 96 (20.73%) Banking
3 34 (7.34%) Investment Banking
4 29 (6.26%) Retail
5 23 (4.97%) Retail Banking
6 9 (1.94%) Games
7 6 (1.30%) Publishing
8 5 (1.08%) Law
9 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.65%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.43%) Electronics
10 2 (0.43%) Romanian Language
10 2 (0.43%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 150 (32.40%) Analyst
2 135 (29.16%) Test Analyst
3 68 (14.69%) Test Manager
4 65 (14.04%) Tester
5 48 (10.37%) Test Leader
6 34 (7.34%) Automation Test Analyst
7 32 (6.91%) Associate Director
8 26 (5.62%) Test Engineer
9 24 (5.18%) Team Leader
10 22 (4.75%) Automation Tester
10 22 (4.75%) Financial Analyst
11 21 (4.54%) Service Analyst
11 21 (4.54%) Test Team Leader
12 18 (3.89%) Senior Tester
12 18 (3.89%) UAT Analyst
13 17 (3.67%) Developer
14 16 (3.46%) Senior Manager
14 16 (3.46%) Senior Test Manager
15 15 (3.24%) Consultant
15 15 (3.24%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.21%) XML
2 35 (7.56%) SOAP
3 34 (7.34%) Web Services
4 23 (4.97%) .NET
5 22 (4.75%) Gherkin
6 10 (2.16%) HTML
6 10 (2.16%) REST
7 8 (1.73%) Spring
8 7 (1.51%) J2EE
8 7 (1.51%) RESTful
8 7 (1.51%) WCF
9 6 (1.30%) CSS
9 6 (1.30%) Kafka
9 6 (1.30%) Spring Cloud
10 5 (1.08%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.08%) WebRTC
11 4 (0.86%) HTML5
11 4 (0.86%) JSP
12 3 (0.65%) JSON
12 3 (0.65%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.97%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.75%) Smart Meter
4 21 (4.54%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.54%) Virtual Team
5 15 (3.24%) Reference Data
6 14 (3.02%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.94%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.51%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.51%) User Experience
10 6 (1.30%) Derivative
10 6 (1.30%) Equities
10 6 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.86%) Fintech
11 4 (0.86%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.65%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.65%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.65%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.83%) Unix
2 22 (4.75%) Windows
3 8 (1.73%) Android
4 7 (1.51%) Linux
5 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (65.87%) Test Automation
2 215 (46.44%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (38.01%) Test Management
4 137 (29.59%) Test Strategy
5 132 (28.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 131 (28.29%) Test Scripting
7 109 (23.54%) Scenario Testing
8 91 (19.65%) SDLC
9 72 (15.55%) Functional Testing
10 67 (14.47%) Software Testing
11 64 (13.82%) Defect Management
12 63 (13.61%) Manual Testing
13 58 (12.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 57 (12.31%) Regression Testing
15 56 (12.10%) Test Planning
16 48 (10.37%) BDD
17 47 (10.15%) Mentoring
18 46 (9.94%) Integration Testing
18 46 (9.94%) Scrum
19 44 (9.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 132 (28.51%) SQL
2 71 (15.33%) C#
3 63 (13.61%) Java
4 23 (4.97%) JavaScript
5 20 (4.32%) C
6 17 (3.67%) C++
6 17 (3.67%) VB
7 16 (3.46%) VBScript
8 14 (3.02%) Python
9 12 (2.59%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.30%) Ruby
11 4 (0.86%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.43%) Delphi
12 2 (0.43%) Groovy
12 2 (0.43%) REXX
13 1 (0.22%) Perl
13 1 (0.22%) PHP
13 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 109 (23.54%) ISEB
2 98 (21.17%) ISTQB
3 52 (11.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 50 (10.80%) Degree
5 22 (4.75%) Security Cleared
6 17 (3.67%) SC Cleared
7 13 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (1.73%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (1.51%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (1.30%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.65%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.65%) HP AIS
11 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.65%) SAP Certification
11 3 (0.65%) Siebel Certification
12 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.43%) PMP
12 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (33.91%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 20022
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) GDPR
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 3 (0.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (0.65%) BMC Performance Manager
1 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.43%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 254 (54.86%) HP
2 66 (14.25%) Microsoft
3 30 (6.48%) Oracle
4 24 (5.18%) SAP
5 14 (3.02%) Siebel
6 7 (1.51%) Capita
7 6 (1.30%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.08%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.08%) Avaloq
8 5 (1.08%) BMC
8 5 (1.08%) Google
9 4 (0.86%) Citrix
9 4 (0.86%) Informatica
10 3 (0.65%) IBM
10 3 (0.65%) Remedy
10 3 (0.65%) Workday
11 2 (0.43%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.43%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (0.43%) Concur
11 2 (0.43%) MuleSoft