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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 171 164 178
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 40 48 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.87% 0.47%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.56% 10.76% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 34 44 20
Average salary £40,500 £31,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.55% -2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
257 446 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.81% 8.11% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 225 350 170
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,275 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
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 10 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 10 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
Birmingham +4 22 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Warwickshire +27 12 £75,000 -
Walsall +4 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Staffordshire -6 1 £28,000 -6.66%
Coventry -12 1 £90,000 +60.00%
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 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 20 (38.46%) ISEB
2 19 (36.54%) SAP
3 18 (34.62%) Finance
4 16 (30.77%) MS Project
5 14 (26.92%) SAP Certification
6 13 (25.00%) HP
7 12 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 12 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (21.15%) Test Management
8 11 (21.15%) Test Scripting
8 11 (21.15%) Project Planning
9 9 (17.31%) Automotive
9 9 (17.31%) ISTQB
9 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
10 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
12 6 (11.54%) Automated Testing
12 6 (11.54%) QA
12 6 (11.54%) Banking
12 6 (11.54%) V-Model
13 5 (9.62%) LoadRunner
13 5 (9.62%) Project Management
13 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
13 5 (9.62%) SQL
14 4 (7.69%) SAP PP
14 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
14 4 (7.69%) Validation
14 4 (7.69%) Change Management
14 4 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
14 4 (7.69%) Data Conversion

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

For the 6 months to 10 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) MS Project
2 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) SAP PP
2 3 (5.77%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (5.77%) SAP CO
2 3 (5.77%) SAP HR
2 3 (5.77%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.85%) SAP MM
3 2 (3.85%) SAP SD
3 2 (3.85%) SAP PM
4 1 (1.92%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (9.62%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.92%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.92%) JMeter
4 1 (1.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.92%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Automotive
3 6 (11.54%) Banking
4 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Analyst
2 24 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Senior Test Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Test Manager
6 7 (13.46%) Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) SAP Architect
7 2 (3.85%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Manual Tester
8 1 (1.92%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Release Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Software Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Software Test Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Penetration Tester
8 1 (1.92%) QA Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
1 2 (3.85%) Middleware
1 2 (3.85%) SAP ALE
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Data Conversion
2 3 (5.77%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.77%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) AIX
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows NT
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (21.15%) Test Management
2 11 (21.15%) Test Scripting
2 11 (21.15%) Project Planning
3 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
4 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
5 6 (11.54%) V-Model
5 6 (11.54%) Automated Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Project Management
7 4 (7.69%) Change Management
7 4 (7.69%) Validation
7 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (5.77%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.77%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.77%) Logistics
8 3 (5.77%) Migration
8 3 (5.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) C++
2 2 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) C
3 1 (1.92%) C#
3 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.92%) VB
3 1 (1.92%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) ISEB
2 14 (26.92%) SAP Certification
3 9 (17.31%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.77%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Terminal Server
1 1 (1.92%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Nessus
1 1 (1.92%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) SAP
2 13 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
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