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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 198 186 176
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 12 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.32% 0.61%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.36% 5.19% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 23
Average salary £31,500 £25,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.00% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
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
275 270 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.47% 6.11% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 228 201 234
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,807 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
(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
Birmingham -9 7 £31,500 -6.66%
Staffordshire - 2 £21,000 -
Wolverhampton -10 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Worcestershire - 1 £41,500 -
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 17 (48.57%) HP
2 16 (45.71%) ISEB
3 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
4 11 (31.43%) Finance
5 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.71%) SAP
7 8 (22.86%) SQL
7 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
8 7 (20.00%) QA
8 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (17.14%) BDD
9 6 (17.14%) Project Planning
9 6 (17.14%) Degree
9 6 (17.14%) Scrum
10 5 (14.29%) Automotive
10 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
11 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
11 4 (11.43%) ITIL
11 4 (11.43%) C#
11 4 (11.43%) C++
11 4 (11.43%) SAP Basis
11 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (11.43%) Release Management
12 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
12 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP APO
1 1 (2.86%) SAP PP
1 1 (2.86%) SAP WM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.86%) SAP QM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) TestLink
3 1 (2.86%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Automotive
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Local Government
5 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Analyst
1 21 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (11.43%) SAP Architect
3 4 (11.43%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Supply Chain Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Test Manager
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Manager
6 1 (2.86%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) QA Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) SAP Basis
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) FMCG
4 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
2 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Project Planning
4 6 (17.14%) Scrum
4 6 (17.14%) BDD
5 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) Release Management
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Test Management
9 1 (2.86%) Manual Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.86%) CRM
9 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) C#
2 4 (11.43%) C++
3 2 (5.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) ISEB
2 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
3 7 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (17.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) HP
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.71%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Capita