The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 113 105 97
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 5 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% 0.37% 0.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.20% 4.72% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 10
Average salary £35,750 £41,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,250 £40,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+20.56% -7.23%
HP Quality Center
West 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 Birmingham region.

Systems Management Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
119 127 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.84% 7.78% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 87 120 109
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

HP Quality Center
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

HP Quality Center Salary Trend in Birmingham

HP Quality Center
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

HP Quality Center Salary Histogram in Birmingham

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 13 (86.67%) HP
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (40.00%) BDD
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) QA
5 5 (33.33%) ISEB
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) V-Model
7 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 1 (6.67%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (6.67%) LoadUI
8 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (6.67%) Open Source
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
8 1 (6.67%) JIRA
8 1 (6.67%) Banking
8 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) CRM
8 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
8 1 (6.67%) C++
8 1 (6.67%) Java

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.67%) JMeter
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Facilita Forecast
1 1 (6.67%) LoadUI
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Test Analyst
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) V-Model
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) HP
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) SAP