The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 31 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 Systems Management category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 188 139 175
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +36
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 25 67 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 1.20% 0.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.69% 14.29% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 24 62 13
Average salary £67,500 £32,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+109.30% -5.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £27,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
258 469 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.78% 8.42% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 234 368 161
Average salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
- +5.59%
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HP Quality Center
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

HP Quality Center Salary Trend in the West Midlands

HP Quality Center
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

HP Quality Center Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

HP Quality Center
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +22 11 £77,500 -
Birmingham -24 9 £30,000 -1.63% 2
Coventry +2 1 £90,000 +56.52% 1
Walsall 0 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Staffordshire -13 1 £28,000 -6.66%
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 19 (38.00%) SAP
2 18 (36.00%) ISEB
3 17 (34.00%) Finance
4 16 (32.00%) MS Project
5 14 (28.00%) SAP Certification
6 13 (26.00%) Test Management
7 12 (24.00%) Test Scripting
7 12 (24.00%) HP
8 11 (22.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (22.00%) Project Planning
9 10 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 9 (18.00%) Automotive
10 9 (18.00%) ISTQB
10 9 (18.00%) Test Strategy
11 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
12 6 (12.00%) Automated Testing
13 5 (10.00%) Software Testing
13 5 (10.00%) QA
13 5 (10.00%) V-Model
13 5 (10.00%) Project Management
14 4 (8.00%) SAP PP
14 4 (8.00%) Change Management
14 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
14 4 (8.00%) Validation
14 4 (8.00%) Banking
14 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
14 4 (8.00%) LoadRunner
14 4 (8.00%) SQL
14 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (8.00%) Data Cleansing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 16 (32.00%) MS Project
2 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) SAP PP
2 3 (6.00%) SAP HR
2 3 (6.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (6.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (6.00%) SAP FI
3 2 (4.00%) SAP MM
3 2 (4.00%) SAP PM
3 2 (4.00%) SAP SD
4 1 (2.00%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (8.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (2.00%) JMeter
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Automotive
3 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Analyst
2 23 (46.00%) Test Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Test Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Tester
6 2 (4.00%) Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Manual Tester
6 2 (4.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.00%) SAP Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.00%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) SAP Test Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Performance Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Software Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) SAP ALE
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Data Conversion
2 2 (4.00%) AS400
3 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.00%) AIX
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Test Management
2 12 (24.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (22.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (22.00%) Project Planning
4 9 (18.00%) Test Strategy
5 6 (12.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (10.00%) V-Model
6 5 (10.00%) Project Management
7 4 (8.00%) Change Management
7 4 (8.00%) Validation
7 4 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Logistics
8 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.00%) Resource Management
8 3 (6.00%) ITIL
8 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) Java
2 2 (4.00%) C++
3 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) C#
3 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.00%) VB
3 1 (2.00%) Python
3 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) ISEB
2 14 (28.00%) SAP Certification
3 9 (18.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Nmap
1 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (2.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) SAP
2 12 (24.00%) HP
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
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