The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 135 122 127
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 17 6 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.70% 0.32% 1.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.00% 8.11% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 36
Average salary £29,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £39,800 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £53,100 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
HP Quality Center
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
170 74 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.99% 3.90% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 133 42 130
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

HP Quality Center
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Hertfordshire region.

HP Quality Center Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

HP Quality Center
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

HP Quality Center Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

HP Quality Center
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - 8 £28,750 -
Watford -18 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £60,000 -
Letchworth - 1 £22,500 -
HP Quality Center
East of England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center.

1 18 (72.00%) ISEB
2 16 (64.00%) HP
3 15 (60.00%) Windows
4 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (52.00%) QA
6 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 9 (36.00%) SQL
8 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
9 7 (28.00%) Degree
9 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
9 7 (28.00%) VMware
10 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
10 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
11 5 (20.00%) Subversion
12 4 (16.00%) Finance
12 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
12 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
13 3 (12.00%) Retail
13 3 (12.00%) Validation
13 3 (12.00%) Bugzilla
13 3 (12.00%) Scrum
13 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
13 3 (12.00%) JIRA
13 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (12.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) LAN
1 3 (12.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Subversion
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (8.00%) JMeter
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
2 13 (52.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) QA Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Test Manager
5 4 (16.00%) Tester
5 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Software Tester
7 2 (8.00%) QA Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Applications Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
8 1 (4.00%) Graduate Software Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
8 1 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Graduate
8 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) EPoS
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Test Management
7 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (12.00%) Validation
8 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
8 2 (8.00%) System Testing
8 2 (8.00%) V-Model
8 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
8 2 (8.00%) Line Management
9 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (12.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) ISEB
2 7 (28.00%) Degree
3 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) HP
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) SAP