The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Development Applications category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 199 182 170
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 11 34 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.61% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.43% 5.09% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 34 20
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £31,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
767 668 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.25% 12.00% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 672 595 640
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
QuickTest Pro
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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
Coventry - 5 £45,500 -
Birmingham -5 3 £38,250 +2.00% 1
Staffordshire -5 1 £32,500 +10.16%
Solihull -13 1 £32,500 -25.71%
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 16 (64.00%) ISEB
2 11 (44.00%) Automated Testing
3 10 (40.00%) QA
3 10 (40.00%) Test Management
3 10 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (36.00%) Integration Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Automation Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) LoadRunner
6 7 (28.00%) ITIL
6 7 (28.00%) Migration
6 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Data Migration
7 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (24.00%) Selenium
7 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle
8 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
9 4 (16.00%) UNIX
9 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (16.00%) VB
9 4 (16.00%) HTML
10 3 (12.00%) .NET

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Project
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) LoadRunner
2 6 (24.00%) Selenium
3 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.00%) Rational Robot
5 1 (4.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) TestPartner
5 1 (4.00%) Ranorex
5 1 (4.00%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 8 (32.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Manual Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.00%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (8.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Automated Testing
2 10 (40.00%) Test Management
3 9 (36.00%) Integration Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Automation Testing
5 7 (28.00%) ITIL
5 7 (28.00%) Migration
5 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
9 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (12.00%) V-Model
10 2 (8.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) VB
3 3 (12.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Telerik
3 1 (4.00%) Compuware
3 1 (4.00%) HP
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