Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 866 766 655
Rank change year-on-year -100 -111 -104
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 304 458 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.70% 2.87% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 214 355 630
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,950 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -5.88%

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 17,841 15,941 17,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.29% 8.92% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14,115 12,853 14,503
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,138 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -99 251 £45,000 +11.80% 25
UK excluding London -108 178 £37,500 -6.25% 20
London -24 113 £50,000 - 8
South East -42 50 £47,000 +17.50% 9
Scotland -22 40 £29,500 -3.28% 2
North of England -31 36 £37,500 +3.59% 2
Yorkshire +21 23 £37,500 -8.54% 2
East of England -2 23 £52,500 - 3
South West -12 14 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Midlands +7 13 £32,250 -41.36% 2
North West -31 13 £35,000 -3.31%
West Midlands +30 9 £32,000 -41.82% 1
East Midlands -2 4 £43,000 +22.86% 1
Wales +11 1 £55,000 +16.88%
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 173 (56.91%) HP
2 159 (52.30%) Test Automation
3 148 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (36.18%) QA
5 108 (35.53%) Test Scripting
6 104 (34.21%) ISTQB
7 103 (33.88%) JIRA
8 92 (30.26%) Test Management
8 92 (30.26%) Selenium
9 80 (26.32%) SQL
10 77 (25.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 75 (24.67%) Finance
12 73 (24.01%) Test Strategy
13 72 (23.68%) Defect Management
14 68 (22.37%) SDLC
15 60 (19.74%) Microsoft
16 59 (19.41%) Software Testing
17 58 (19.08%) Scrum
18 53 (17.43%) Cucumber
18 53 (17.43%) Manual Testing
19 52 (17.11%) ISEB
20 49 (16.12%) V-Model
21 48 (15.79%) BDD
21 48 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
22 47 (15.46%) .NET
23 46 (15.13%) Functional Testing
24 43 (14.14%) C#
24 43 (14.14%) HP ALM
25 42 (13.82%) Java
25 42 (13.82%) JMeter

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 11 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.29%) Confluence
3 8 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.97%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.99%) CICS
5 3 (0.99%) IIS
6 2 (0.66%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.66%) SAS
6 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.66%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.66%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.66%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.66%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.33%) Primavera
4 1 (0.33%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.33%) Sonata
4 1 (0.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.61%) G Suite
1 14 (4.61%) Office 365
1 14 (4.61%) Slack
2 8 (2.63%) GitHub
2 8 (2.63%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 4 (1.32%) BrowserStack
6 3 (0.99%) BlazeMeter
6 3 (0.99%) Tricentis Tosca
7 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.96%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.63%) DNS
3 6 (1.97%) FTP
3 6 (1.97%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.32%) Internet
4 4 (1.32%) WinSCP
5 3 (0.99%) TETRA
5 3 (0.99%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.66%) ATM
6 2 (0.66%) DSL
6 2 (0.66%) Firewall
6 2 (0.66%) HTTP
6 2 (0.66%) SAN
6 2 (0.66%) SSH
7 1 (0.33%) CTI
7 1 (0.33%) Intranet
7 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.92%) Oracle Database
1 18 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.62%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (2.63%) SQLPlus
5 5 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.32%) Siebel EIM
6 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.99%) Big Data
7 3 (0.99%) OLTP
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.66%) DB2
8 2 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 103 (33.88%) JIRA
2 92 (30.26%) Selenium
3 53 (17.43%) Cucumber
4 48 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 42 (13.82%) JMeter
6 41 (13.49%) HP UFT
6 41 (13.49%) SoapUI
7 38 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 34 (11.18%) LoadRunner
9 17 (5.59%) Jenkins
9 17 (5.59%) MSTest
10 16 (5.26%) Ranorex
11 15 (4.93%) Moq
11 15 (4.93%) TeamCity
12 14 (4.61%) Git (software)
12 14 (4.61%) TestRail
13 13 (4.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (4.28%) Eclipse
14 12 (3.95%) ClearCase
14 12 (3.95%) Maven
General
1 75 (24.67%) Finance
2 19 (6.25%) Retail
3 17 (5.59%) Banking
4 9 (2.96%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.64%) Front Office
5 5 (1.64%) Games
5 5 (1.64%) Marketing
6 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.99%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Automotive
8 2 (0.66%) Billing
8 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.66%) Law
8 2 (0.66%) Local Government
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 125 (41.12%) Analyst
2 110 (36.18%) Test Analyst
3 43 (14.14%) Tester
4 34 (11.18%) Test Leader
5 25 (8.22%) Test Manager
6 20 (6.58%) Consultant
6 20 (6.58%) Senior Analyst
6 20 (6.58%) Test Engineer
7 19 (6.25%) QA Engineer
8 18 (5.92%) Agile Test Analyst
8 18 (5.92%) Senior Test Analyst
9 17 (5.59%) Automation Tester
10 14 (4.61%) QA Leader
10 14 (4.61%) Senior Tester
11 13 (4.28%) Automation Test Analyst
11 13 (4.28%) Test Consultant
12 12 (3.95%) QA Analyst
13 11 (3.62%) Architect
13 11 (3.62%) Lead Architect
13 11 (3.62%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (15.46%) .NET
2 21 (6.91%) SOAP
2 21 (6.91%) XML
3 15 (4.93%) Gherkin
3 15 (4.93%) Web Services
4 12 (3.95%) CSS
4 12 (3.95%) HTML
5 10 (3.29%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.97%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (1.32%) COM
7 4 (1.32%) DCOM
7 4 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (1.32%) JSON
7 4 (1.32%) Spring
7 4 (1.32%) Velocity
7 4 (1.32%) XML Messaging
8 3 (0.99%) Middleware
8 3 (0.99%) WebRTC
9 2 (0.66%) CSS3
9 2 (0.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.28%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.30%) Mainframe
5 7 (2.30%) Reinsurance
6 6 (1.97%) DataPower
7 5 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.32%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.99%) VSAM
10 2 (0.66%) CMDB
10 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.66%) Fintech
10 2 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.88%) Windows
2 24 (7.89%) Linux
3 18 (5.92%) Unix
4 8 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.99%) Android
7 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (52.30%) Test Automation
2 148 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (35.53%) Test Scripting
4 92 (30.26%) Test Management
5 77 (25.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 73 (24.01%) Test Strategy
7 72 (23.68%) Defect Management
8 68 (22.37%) SDLC
9 59 (19.41%) Software Testing
10 58 (19.08%) Scrum
11 53 (17.43%) Manual Testing
12 49 (16.12%) V-Model
13 48 (15.79%) BDD
14 46 (15.13%) Functional Testing
15 41 (13.49%) Waterfall
16 35 (11.51%) TDD
17 33 (10.86%) Integration Testing
18 28 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
19 26 (8.55%) Scenario Testing
19 26 (8.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (26.32%) SQL
2 43 (14.14%) C#
3 42 (13.82%) Java
4 20 (6.58%) JavaScript
4 20 (6.58%) Python
5 11 (3.62%) C
6 10 (3.29%) C++
7 9 (2.96%) VBScript
8 7 (2.30%) Ruby
8 7 (2.30%) VB
9 5 (1.64%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.64%) Korn
9 5 (1.64%) Perl
10 4 (1.32%) Groovy
10 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.99%) COBOL
11 3 (0.99%) JCL
12 1 (0.33%) ABAP
12 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 104 (34.21%) ISTQB
2 52 (17.11%) ISEB
3 33 (10.86%) Degree
4 30 (9.87%) Security Cleared
5 24 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (5.92%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.97%) ISEB Practitioner
9 6 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.97%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 3 (0.99%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.66%) HNC
14 1 (0.33%) HND
14 1 (0.33%) MCSA
14 1 (0.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (36.18%) QA
2 4 (1.32%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.32%) SEPA
3 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.66%) PMO
3 2 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 43 (14.14%) HP ALM
2 3 (0.99%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 173 (56.91%) HP
2 60 (19.74%) Microsoft
3 41 (13.49%) Oracle
4 26 (8.55%) SAP
5 24 (7.89%) Google
6 21 (6.91%) Capita
7 18 (5.92%) IBM
8 8 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.63%) Workday
9 7 (2.30%) Citrix
9 7 (2.30%) Remedy
10 5 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.32%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (1.32%) Micro Focus
11 4 (1.32%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 4 (1.32%) Siebel
12 3 (0.99%) BMC
13 2 (0.66%) Apple
13 2 (0.66%) Cognizant