The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 194 169 184
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 25 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.47% 0.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.29% 7.30% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 17
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £26,200 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
HP Quality Center
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
269 315 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.06% 6.41% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 212 261 255
Average salary £40,250 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
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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
Coventry - 12 £42,500 -
Birmingham -23 8 £47,500 +17.28%
Warwickshire -10 2 £42,500 -37.03%
Solihull - 1 £26,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £45,000 -
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 28 (75.68%) HP
2 16 (43.24%) ISTQB
3 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (35.14%) ISEB
5 11 (29.73%) Test Scripting
6 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
6 9 (24.32%) Finance
7 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (21.62%) Automation Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
9 6 (16.22%) QA
9 6 (16.22%) V-Model
10 5 (13.51%) Degree
10 5 (13.51%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (13.51%) SAP
10 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.51%) JUnit
11 4 (10.81%) Java
11 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
11 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
11 4 (10.81%) JIRA
11 4 (10.81%) Scrum
11 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
11 4 (10.81%) BDD
11 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
12 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (8.11%) Test Management
12 3 (8.11%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (13.51%) JUnit
2 4 (10.81%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.41%) JMeter
4 1 (2.70%) NUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (2.70%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Analyst
1 13 (35.14%) Test Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Test Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Test Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Junior
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Velocity
2 1 (2.70%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Open Source
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Test Scripting
3 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
4 8 (21.62%) Automation Testing
4 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
6 6 (16.22%) V-Model
7 4 (10.81%) BDD
7 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
7 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.11%) Test Management
8 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.41%) Change Management
10 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Java
1 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) ISTQB
2 13 (35.14%) ISEB
3 5 (13.51%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) WAI
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) HP
2 5 (13.51%) SAP
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle