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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 199 186 173
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 16 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.42% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.50% 5.79% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 20
Average salary £31,500 £32,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.81% -34.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £22,500 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
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
291 363 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.34% 7.32% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 249 271 258
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Birmingham -4 9 £31,500 +5.00% 2
Staffordshire - 4 £28,000 - 2
Wolverhampton -8 1 £27,500 -26.66%
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 19 December 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 20 (46.51%) HP
1 20 (46.51%) ISEB
2 16 (37.21%) Test Scripting
2 16 (37.21%) Finance
3 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.91%) SAP
5 11 (25.58%) ISTQB
6 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
6 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
6 10 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (20.93%) SQL
8 7 (16.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (16.28%) QA
8 7 (16.28%) Project Planning
8 7 (16.28%) Scrum
9 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
9 6 (13.95%) Degree
9 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
9 6 (13.95%) BDD
9 6 (13.95%) Banking
9 6 (13.95%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (11.63%) Automotive
10 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
10 5 (11.63%) Test Management
10 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
10 5 (11.63%) C++
10 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
10 5 (11.63%) MS Project
11 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (9.30%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) SAP PP
2 1 (2.33%) SAP WM
2 1 (2.33%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.33%) SAP QM
2 1 (2.33%) SAP APO
2 1 (2.33%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) QlikView
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.65%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.33%) JMeter
4 1 (2.33%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (2.33%) TestLink
4 1 (2.33%) TestDirector
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Automotive
3 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
4 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
4 4 (9.30%) Retail
5 2 (4.65%) Local Government
6 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Analyst
1 25 (58.14%) Test Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Test Manager
2 5 (11.63%) Architect
2 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (11.63%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Senior Test Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) SAP Architect
2 5 (11.63%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 3 (6.98%) Tester
3 3 (6.98%) Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) Performance Test Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Performance Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Solutions Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (4.65%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.33%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) SAP Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Supply Chain Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) SAP Basis
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) EDI
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) FMCG
4 1 (2.33%) AS400
4 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Test Scripting
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
4 7 (16.28%) Project Planning
4 7 (16.28%) Scrum
5 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
5 6 (13.95%) BDD
6 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
6 5 (11.63%) Test Management
7 4 (9.30%) Release Management
7 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.30%) ITIL
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.30%) Test Planning
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.33%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.33%) CRM
9 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) C++
3 4 (9.30%) C#
4 3 (6.98%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) ISEB
2 11 (25.58%) ISTQB
3 7 (16.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (13.95%) Degree
5 3 (6.98%) SAP Certification
6 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) HP
2 12 (27.91%) SAP
3 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) Capita
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