The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 74 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 9 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.98% 0.33% 0.86%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.32% 13.33% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,715 £25,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £28,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
HP Quality Center
East Midlands

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

Systems Management Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
37 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.01% 2.48% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 36 11 17
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £44,000
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 Northamptonshire

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

HP Quality Center
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

HP Quality Center Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

HP Quality Center
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Northampton -2 8 £30,000 +20.00%
HP Quality Center
East Midlands

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (75.00%) ISEB
1 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) QA
4 5 (41.67%) Test Management
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Management
4 5 (41.67%) V-Model
4 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
7 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
7 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
7 1 (8.33%) JIRA
7 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (41.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) TestLink
2 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Management
3 5 (41.67%) V-Model
3 5 (41.67%) Test Management
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) ISEB
1 9 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft