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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 193 189 150
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -39
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 32 26 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.48% 1.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.17% 9.09% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 60
Average salary £50,000 £67,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +109.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £26,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £77,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +4.16%
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
349 286 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.96% 5.30% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 293 247 379
Average salary £46,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 13 £45,000 -50.00% 3
Birmingham -5 12 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Walsall +2 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Warwickshire -22 3 £50,000 -35.48% 2
Shropshire - 1 £40,000 -
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 48 (82.76%) HP
2 27 (46.55%) ISTQB
3 24 (41.38%) Test Automation
4 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (36.21%) Automation Testing
6 20 (34.48%) HP UFT
7 14 (24.14%) ISEB
7 14 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (17.24%) Finance
8 10 (17.24%) SDLC
9 9 (15.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (15.52%) LoadRunner
10 8 (13.79%) JUnit
10 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (13.79%) Degree
10 8 (13.79%) JIRA
10 8 (13.79%) Keyword-Driven Testing
10 8 (13.79%) Test Management
10 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
11 7 (12.07%) Open Source
11 7 (12.07%) Performance Testing
11 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (10.34%) Project Planning
12 6 (10.34%) MS Project
12 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (10.34%) SAP
12 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing
12 6 (10.34%) JMeter
12 6 (10.34%) V-Model
13 5 (8.62%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (10.34%) MS Project
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (34.48%) HP UFT
2 9 (15.52%) LoadRunner
3 8 (13.79%) JUnit
3 8 (13.79%) JIRA
4 6 (10.34%) JMeter
5 4 (6.90%) NeoLoad
6 2 (3.45%) Selenium
7 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.72%) NUnit
7 1 (1.72%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (1.72%) LoadUI
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Tester
2 12 (20.69%) Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Automation Tester
3 9 (15.52%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Test Leader
4 8 (13.79%) Test Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Test Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Test Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Performance Tester
7 4 (6.90%) Performance Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Performance Test Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) Velocity
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
1 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Test Automation
2 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.21%) Automation Testing
4 14 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (17.24%) SDLC
6 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (13.79%) Keyword-Driven Testing
6 8 (13.79%) Test Management
6 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (12.07%) Open Source
7 7 (12.07%) Performance Testing
8 6 (10.34%) Project Planning
8 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (10.34%) V-Model
9 4 (6.90%) Software Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.45%) People Management
11 2 (3.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) Java
1 5 (8.62%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (46.55%) ISTQB
2 14 (24.14%) ISEB
3 9 (15.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (13.79%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) WAI
2 3 (5.17%) QA
Vendors
1 48 (82.76%) HP
2 6 (10.34%) SAP
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) ATG
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