The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 126 115 106
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 7 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.58% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.52% 5.80% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 2
Average salary £22,500 £52,500 £35,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.14% +49.46%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
QuickTest Pro
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
278 207 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.79% 9.93% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 250 189 168
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

QuickTest Pro Salary Histogram in Birmingham

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 5 (45.45%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) ISEB
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 1 (9.09%) Windows
7 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 1 (9.09%) HP
7 1 (9.09%) AS400
7 1 (9.09%) Retail
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
7 1 (9.09%) People Management
7 1 (9.09%) System Testing
7 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) JIRA
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Software Tester
2 5 (45.45%) QA Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) People Management
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) HP