The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 107 90 99
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 9 38 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.45% 1.87% 0.72%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.49% 19.00% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 37 10
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £27,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -8.75%
Systems Management Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
106 200 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.27% 9.82% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 102 181 76
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,300 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,125
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.67%
HP Quality Center
West Midlands

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 1 August 2014.

HP Quality Center Salary Histogram in Birmingham

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 14 (46.67%) ISEB
2 12 (40.00%) Finance
3 11 (36.67%) Test Management
4 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 10 (33.33%) HP
5 9 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
6 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 5 (16.67%) SAP
9 4 (13.33%) LoadRunner
10 3 (10.00%) ITIL
10 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.00%) SAP HR
10 3 (10.00%) MS Project
10 3 (10.00%) MS Office
10 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.00%) Banking
10 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
10 3 (10.00%) QA
10 3 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (10.00%) Migration
10 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
10 3 (10.00%) V-Model
11 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
11 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Project
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (13.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) JMeter
3 1 (3.33%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Analyst
1 19 (63.33%) Test Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Test Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Manual Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Software Test Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Manager
5 1 (3.33%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.33%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) AIX
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Windows NT
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Test Management
2 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) V-Model
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) ISEB
2 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
1 1 (3.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nessus
1 1 (3.33%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (16.67%) SAP
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
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