Period
to 22 August 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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 752 630 538
Rank change year-on-year -122 -92 -77
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 452 756 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.38% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.94% 4.46% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 349 630 878
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,950 £28,675
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,375 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%

HP Quality Center is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15399 16937 16595
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.75% 8.60% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12448 13789 13253
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,625 £29,597
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +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 August 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 August 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 -148 394 £45,000 +5.26% 25
UK excluding London -152 282 £40,000 - 17
London +21 159 £53,500 +2.88% 9
South East -69 93 £40,000 -11.11% 5
North of England -67 59 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Scotland +32 47 £31,000 -8.15% 2
North West -37 37 £36,850 +5.29% 5
East of England -59 33 £42,500 -22.73% 1
South West +9 31 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Midlands -11 21 £51,000 +52.81%
Yorkshire -22 21 £41,000 +26.15% 1
West Midlands 0 13 £55,000 +69.23%
Wales +10 9 £36,116 -1.73%
East Midlands +2 7 £32,500 -2.62%
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 272 (60.18%) HP
2 242 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (50.66%) Test Automation
4 191 (42.26%) Test Scripting
5 180 (39.82%) Test Management
6 175 (38.72%) Selenium
7 174 (38.50%) ISTQB
8 160 (35.40%) Finance
9 140 (30.97%) Test Strategy
10 130 (28.76%) JIRA
11 129 (28.54%) SQL
12 124 (27.43%) QA
13 122 (26.99%) LoadRunner
14 118 (26.11%) HP UFT
15 109 (24.12%) Defect Management
16 106 (23.45%) Java
17 98 (21.68%) ISEB
17 98 (21.68%) User Acceptance Testing
18 95 (21.02%) Scenario Testing
19 93 (20.58%) Functional Testing
20 86 (19.03%) Windows
21 85 (18.81%) C#
22 83 (18.36%) Software Testing
23 80 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
24 75 (16.59%) Cucumber
25 72 (15.93%) Performance Testing
26 68 (15.04%) JMeter
27 66 (14.60%) Microsoft
28 64 (14.16%) Scrum
29 63 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management

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 (2.65%) Confluence
2 9 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.88%) SAS
5 3 (0.66%) Tuxedo
5 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.44%) Apache
6 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.22%) CICS
7 1 (0.22%) CMS
7 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.22%) IIS
7 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.88%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.10%) SAP ERP
2 9 (1.99%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (1.33%) IntelliMatch
4 5 (1.11%) VisionPLUS
5 3 (0.66%) Exstream
5 3 (0.66%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.22%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.22%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.21%) BrowserStack
2 9 (1.99%) Office 365
3 7 (1.55%) G Suite
3 7 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.55%) Slack
4 6 (1.33%) SaaS
4 6 (1.33%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.44%) GitHub
7 1 (0.22%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.22%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.55%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.33%) Firewall
2 6 (1.33%) PuTTY
3 5 (1.11%) FTP
4 4 (0.88%) IPv4
4 4 (0.88%) SMTP
4 4 (0.88%) SSL
5 3 (0.66%) HTTP
5 3 (0.66%) WAN
6 2 (0.44%) DHCP
6 2 (0.44%) DNS
6 2 (0.44%) Wireless
7 1 (0.22%) Internet
7 1 (0.22%) Intranet
7 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.98%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (1.99%) SQLPlus
4 8 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.11%) MySQL
5 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.88%) Informix
6 4 (0.88%) Redis
7 2 (0.44%) DB2
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.22%) QlikView
8 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.22%) Siebel EIM
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 175 (38.72%) Selenium
2 130 (28.76%) JIRA
3 122 (26.99%) LoadRunner
4 118 (26.11%) HP UFT
5 75 (16.59%) Cucumber
6 68 (15.04%) JMeter
7 59 (13.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 57 (12.61%) SoapUI
9 49 (10.84%) WebDriver
10 48 (10.62%) Visual Studio
11 29 (6.42%) JUnit
12 22 (4.87%) TestNG
13 20 (4.42%) NUnit
14 14 (3.10%) SpecFlow
14 14 (3.10%) Toad
15 13 (2.88%) eCATT
15 13 (2.88%) eggPlant
15 13 (2.88%) LoadUI
15 13 (2.88%) Protractor
16 12 (2.65%) FitNesse
General
1 160 (35.40%) Finance
2 61 (13.50%) Banking
3 52 (11.50%) Retail
4 34 (7.52%) Investment Banking
5 24 (5.31%) Retail Banking
6 9 (1.99%) Publishing
7 7 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.11%) Games
8 5 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.11%) Marketing
9 4 (0.88%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.88%) Electronics
10 2 (0.44%) Law
10 2 (0.44%) Military
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 161 (35.62%) Analyst
2 144 (31.86%) Test Analyst
3 87 (19.25%) Test Manager
4 72 (15.93%) Tester
5 39 (8.63%) Test Engineer
6 30 (6.64%) Senior Analyst
7 28 (6.19%) Test Automation Engineer
8 26 (5.75%) Automation Test Analyst
8 26 (5.75%) Senior Test Analyst
9 24 (5.31%) Test Leader
10 23 (5.09%) Senior Tester
11 22 (4.87%) Developer
12 20 (4.42%) Data Manager
13 18 (3.98%) QA Engineer
14 17 (3.76%) QA Tester
15 16 (3.54%) Automation Tester
16 15 (3.32%) QA Analyst
16 15 (3.32%) SAP Analyst
17 14 (3.10%) SAP Test Analyst
18 13 (2.88%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (8.19%) SOAP
1 37 (8.19%) Web Services
2 32 (7.08%) .NET
3 29 (6.42%) XML
4 16 (3.54%) HTML
5 10 (2.21%) Middleware
6 9 (1.99%) Gherkin
7 8 (1.77%) Node.js
8 7 (1.55%) CSS
8 7 (1.55%) RESTful
8 7 (1.55%) WSDL
9 6 (1.33%) HTML5
9 6 (1.33%) REST
9 6 (1.33%) XSD
10 5 (1.11%) J2EE
10 5 (1.11%) JSP
11 4 (0.88%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.88%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.88%) DCOM
11 4 (0.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 80 (17.70%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.19%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.75%) Reference Data
4 22 (4.87%) Mobile App
5 21 (4.65%) Virtual Team
6 13 (2.88%) Cyber Defence
6 13 (2.88%) Data Structures
7 12 (2.65%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.43%) Fixed Income
9 10 (2.21%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.99%) Derivative
10 9 (1.99%) Equities
11 7 (1.55%) OTC Derivatives
11 7 (1.55%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.88%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.88%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.66%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.66%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 86 (19.03%) Windows
2 48 (10.62%) Linux
3 24 (5.31%) Unix
4 10 (2.21%) Android
4 10 (2.21%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (53.54%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (50.66%) Test Automation
3 191 (42.26%) Test Scripting
4 180 (39.82%) Test Management
5 140 (30.97%) Test Strategy
6 109 (24.12%) Defect Management
7 98 (21.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 95 (21.02%) Scenario Testing
9 93 (20.58%) Functional Testing
10 83 (18.36%) Software Testing
11 72 (15.93%) Performance Testing
12 64 (14.16%) Scrum
13 63 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 61 (13.50%) SDLC
15 58 (12.83%) Regression Testing
16 57 (12.61%) BDD
17 55 (12.17%) Manual Testing
18 54 (11.95%) Non-Functional Testing
19 53 (11.73%) TDD
19 53 (11.73%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 129 (28.54%) SQL
2 106 (23.45%) Java
3 85 (18.81%) C#
4 48 (10.62%) Python
5 39 (8.63%) C++
6 32 (7.08%) JavaScript
7 29 (6.42%) Ruby
8 28 (6.19%) VB
9 26 (5.75%) C
10 22 (4.87%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.33%) Groovy
12 4 (0.88%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.66%) VBScript
14 2 (0.44%) COBOL
14 2 (0.44%) Delphi
14 2 (0.44%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.44%) VB6
15 1 (0.22%) ABAP
15 1 (0.22%) PHP
15 1 (0.22%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 174 (38.50%) ISTQB
2 98 (21.68%) ISEB
3 62 (13.72%) Degree
4 56 (12.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 54 (11.95%) Security Cleared
6 34 (7.52%) DV Cleared
7 20 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (2.65%) SAP Certification
8 12 (2.65%) SC Cleared
9 11 (2.43%) Numerate Degree
10 9 (1.99%) Master's Degree
11 8 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (1.11%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.11%) PMP
13 4 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 1 (0.22%) MCSE
16 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (27.43%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.44%) MiFID
2 2 (0.44%) PMO
3 1 (0.22%) GDPR
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.88%) Docker
3 2 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.44%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.22%) ACF2
4 1 (0.22%) RACF
4 1 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.44%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.44%) SCCM
2 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 272 (60.18%) HP
2 66 (14.60%) Microsoft
3 50 (11.06%) SAP
4 47 (10.40%) Oracle
5 27 (5.97%) Cognizant
6 8 (1.77%) ATG
6 8 (1.77%) Murex
6 8 (1.77%) VMware
7 7 (1.55%) Citrix
7 7 (1.55%) Google
7 7 (1.55%) IBM
8 6 (1.33%) CA Agile Central
8 6 (1.33%) Serena
8 6 (1.33%) Siebel
8 6 (1.33%) Workday
9 4 (0.88%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.88%) Birst
9 4 (0.88%) Capita
10 3 (0.66%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.44%) ServiceNow