The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 63 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 8 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.19% 0.47% 1.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 25.00% 18.18% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 4
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,572 £25,000 £23,979
10% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £25,000 £27,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+16.78% -8.66%
HP Quality Center
Northamptonshire

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

Systems Management Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
32 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.75% 2.61% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 30 7 12
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,700 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £44,800 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

HP Quality Center
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

HP Quality Center Salary Trend in Northampton

HP Quality Center
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 9 (90.00%) ISEB
1 9 (90.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) Test Management
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 5 (50.00%) V-Model
3 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (50.00%) Test Management
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 5 (50.00%) V-Model
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) ISEB
1 9 (90.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft