Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 718 637 496
Rank change year-on-year -81 -141 -48
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 508 686 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.37% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.22% 4.22% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 408 543 1002
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +6.98% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,425 £29,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,050 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 15758 16262 16831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.77% 8.69% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12923 13142 13660
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%

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 November 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 20 November 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 -105 436 £49,750 +4.74% 15
UK excluding London -129 307 £42,500 -5.56% 14
London +37 182 £58,750 +23.68% 3
South East -95 110 £43,500 -13.00% 3
Scotland +22 53 £34,250 -2.14% 1
Midlands +29 50 £47,250 +29.45% 1
North of England -61 43 £40,000 +14.29% 5
East of England -38 30 £47,500 -13.64%
East Midlands +34 28 £45,000 +17.65%
Yorkshire -27 24 £40,000 +14.29% 2
South West -2 23 £38,750 +29.17% 3
West Midlands +16 21 £51,000 +50.00% 1
North West -44 18 £45,000 +35.34% 3
Wales +10 8 £33,000 -17.50% 1
North East -2 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 306 (60.24%) Test Automation
2 291 (57.28%) HP
3 234 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (41.34%) Finance
5 203 (39.96%) Test Management
6 193 (37.99%) Test Scripting
7 161 (31.69%) Test Strategy
8 159 (31.30%) Selenium
9 157 (30.91%) ISTQB
10 146 (28.74%) QA
11 139 (27.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 132 (25.98%) SQL
13 121 (23.82%) HP UFT
14 115 (22.64%) Scenario Testing
15 114 (22.44%) JIRA
16 105 (20.67%) ISEB
17 100 (19.69%) Banking
18 99 (19.49%) Defect Management
19 94 (18.50%) Functional Testing
20 91 (17.91%) SDLC
20 91 (17.91%) C#
21 87 (17.13%) Java
22 80 (15.75%) Software Testing
23 73 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
24 71 (13.98%) LoadRunner
25 70 (13.78%) Microsoft
26 67 (13.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
27 66 (12.99%) Manual Testing
28 65 (12.80%) Degree
28 65 (12.80%) 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 9 (1.77%) Confluence
2 5 (0.98%) SAS
3 3 (0.59%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.59%) Tuxedo
4 2 (0.39%) Apache
4 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.20%) CMS
5 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (7.28%) Microsoft Project
2 21 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.76%) SAP ERP
2 9 (1.77%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.59%) Exstream
3 3 (0.59%) ResourceLink
3 3 (0.59%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.20%) Primavera
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.20%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.56%) BrowserStack
2 12 (2.36%) GitHub
3 6 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.79%) SaaS
6 1 (0.20%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.98%) Internet
1 5 (0.98%) TETRA
2 3 (0.59%) Intranet
2 3 (0.59%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.59%) WAN
3 2 (0.39%) PuTTY
3 2 (0.39%) VLAN
3 2 (0.39%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.20%) FTP
4 1 (0.20%) VPN
4 1 (0.20%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 11 (2.17%) Relational Database
2 11 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (1.77%) SQLPlus
5 5 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.59%) Siebel EIM
6 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.39%) DB2
7 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.20%) MySQL
8 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 159 (31.30%) Selenium
2 121 (23.82%) HP UFT
3 114 (22.44%) JIRA
4 71 (13.98%) LoadRunner
5 60 (11.81%) Visual Studio
6 59 (11.61%) Cucumber
7 56 (11.02%) SoapUI
7 56 (11.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 55 (10.83%) WebDriver
9 41 (8.07%) JMeter
10 26 (5.12%) Jenkins
10 26 (5.12%) JUnit
11 22 (4.33%) TestDirector
12 21 (4.13%) TestNG
13 19 (3.74%) Eclipse
13 19 (3.74%) SpecFlow
14 18 (3.54%) Maven
14 18 (3.54%) NUnit
14 18 (3.54%) Protractor
15 17 (3.35%) Toad
General
1 210 (41.34%) Finance
2 100 (19.69%) Banking
3 36 (7.09%) Investment Banking
4 28 (5.51%) Retail Banking
5 26 (5.12%) Retail
6 9 (1.77%) Publishing
7 7 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.18%) Games
8 6 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.98%) Electronics
10 4 (0.79%) Marketing
11 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.39%) Romanian Language
11 2 (0.39%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 198 (38.98%) Analyst
2 176 (34.65%) Test Analyst
3 89 (17.52%) Test Manager
4 65 (12.80%) Tester
5 38 (7.48%) Automation Test Analyst
6 32 (6.30%) Associate Director
6 32 (6.30%) Test Leader
7 27 (5.31%) Financial Analyst
7 27 (5.31%) Test Engineer
8 24 (4.72%) Automation Tester
8 24 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
9 23 (4.53%) Senior Tester
9 23 (4.53%) Service Analyst
10 22 (4.33%) Developer
11 20 (3.94%) Data Manager
11 20 (3.94%) Senior Test Analyst
11 20 (3.94%) Test Automation Engineer
12 18 (3.54%) SAP Analyst
13 17 (3.35%) UAT Analyst
14 16 (3.15%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.66%) SOAP
2 35 (6.89%) XML
3 34 (6.69%) .NET
3 34 (6.69%) Web Services
4 18 (3.54%) Gherkin
5 13 (2.56%) HTML
6 11 (2.17%) REST
7 8 (1.57%) RESTful
7 8 (1.57%) Spring
7 8 (1.57%) WSDL
8 7 (1.38%) WCF
9 6 (1.18%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.18%) HTML5
9 6 (1.18%) J2EE
9 6 (1.18%) Kafka
9 6 (1.18%) Spring Cloud
9 6 (1.18%) XSD
10 5 (0.98%) CSS
10 5 (0.98%) JSP
10 5 (0.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 73 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.28%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.31%) Virtual Team
4 22 (4.33%) Mobile App
4 22 (4.33%) Reference Data
5 20 (3.94%) Smart Meter
6 19 (3.74%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.97%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.97%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.77%) Derivative
9 9 (1.77%) Equities
10 8 (1.57%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.98%) User Experience
13 4 (0.79%) Fintech
13 4 (0.79%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.79%) Market Risk
13 4 (0.79%) SWIFT
14 3 (0.59%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.86%) Windows
2 33 (6.50%) Unix
3 16 (3.15%) Linux
4 5 (0.98%) Android
5 4 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (60.24%) Test Automation
2 234 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (39.96%) Test Management
4 193 (37.99%) Test Scripting
5 161 (31.69%) Test Strategy
6 139 (27.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 115 (22.64%) Scenario Testing
8 99 (19.49%) Defect Management
9 94 (18.50%) Functional Testing
10 91 (17.91%) SDLC
11 80 (15.75%) Software Testing
12 66 (12.99%) Manual Testing
13 65 (12.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 57 (11.22%) Regression Testing
15 54 (10.63%) Test Planning
16 50 (9.84%) BDD
16 50 (9.84%) Performance Testing
17 48 (9.45%) Integration Testing
18 46 (9.06%) Mentoring
18 46 (9.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 132 (25.98%) SQL
2 91 (17.91%) C#
3 87 (17.13%) Java
4 26 (5.12%) C
5 23 (4.53%) C++
6 22 (4.33%) PL/SQL
7 21 (4.13%) Python
8 20 (3.94%) JavaScript
9 15 (2.95%) VB
10 9 (1.77%) Ruby
11 5 (0.98%) VBScript
12 2 (0.39%) Delphi
12 2 (0.39%) Groovy
12 2 (0.39%) VB6
13 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.20%) COBOL
13 1 (0.20%) C-shell
13 1 (0.20%) HQL
13 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 157 (30.91%) ISTQB
2 105 (20.67%) ISEB
3 67 (13.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 65 (12.80%) Degree
5 36 (7.09%) Security Cleared
6 24 (4.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (3.15%) SC Cleared
8 15 (2.95%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.97%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (1.57%) SAP Certification
11 7 (1.38%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (1.38%) Master's Degree
11 7 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.39%) HP AIS
13 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 1 (0.20%) MySQL Certification
14 1 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (28.74%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.39%) ISO 20022
3 2 (0.39%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.39%) PMO
4 1 (0.20%) GDPR
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (0.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (0.59%) CA Service Virtualization
1 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 291 (57.28%) HP
2 70 (13.78%) Microsoft
3 46 (9.06%) SAP
4 39 (7.68%) Oracle
5 12 (2.36%) Cognizant
6 8 (1.57%) Siebel
7 6 (1.18%) Workday
8 5 (0.98%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.98%) Avaloq
8 5 (0.98%) Citrix
9 4 (0.79%) Birst
9 4 (0.79%) Capita
10 3 (0.59%) IBM
10 3 (0.59%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.59%) Pega
11 2 (0.39%) BMC
11 2 (0.39%) CA
11 2 (0.39%) Informatica
11 2 (0.39%) Perfecto Mobile
11 2 (0.39%) ServiceNow