The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 83 68 46
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -22
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 1 6 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.11% 0.92% 3.98%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.35% 23.08% 80.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 33
Average salary - £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
Systems Management Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
23 26 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.44% 3.99% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 37
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
HP Quality Center
East Midlands

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP