The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 205 186 196
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 5 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.100% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 2.86% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 8
Average salary £31,750 £38,750 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.06% +44.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £34,200 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £46,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
QuickTest Pro
England

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

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
692 489 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.78% 11.06% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 629 397 544
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the West Midlands region.

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in the West Midlands

QuickTest Pro
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

QuickTest Pro Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

QuickTest Pro
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 QuickTest Pro 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
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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
Birmingham -21 3 £22,500 -43.75%
Coventry - 2 £43,000 -
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
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 QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Pro.

1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
2 8 (40.00%) JIRA
2 8 (40.00%) QA
2 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (30.00%) Test Management
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) ISEB
6 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) HP
7 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 2 (10.00%) Line Management
8 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) VB
8 2 (10.00%) HTML
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) UNIX
9 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
9 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical

QuickTest Pro
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 QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Pro. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
2 8 (40.00%) JIRA
3 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (5.00%) TestLink
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Tester
1 7 (35.00%) QA Tester
1 7 (35.00%) Software Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Test Team Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (35.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Test Management
3 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
1 3 (15.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Telerik