The first table below looks at the demand for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Development Applications category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 119 102 101
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 3 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 1.04% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 8.24% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 10
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £32,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £30,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
253 255 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.97% 12.61% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 229 237 190
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
QuickTest Pro
West Midlands

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Birmingham

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Pro.

1 9 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (58.33%) Test Management
3 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (50.00%) ISEB
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) QA
4 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (25.00%) V-Model
6 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (25.00%) SAP HR
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) MS Project
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Pro. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Project
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Rational Robot
3 1 (8.33%) TestPartner
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Test Management
2 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (25.00%) V-Model
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Resource Management
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Usability Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Compuware
2 1 (8.33%) HP
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Flexible benefits
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