Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for HP Quality Center skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HP Quality Center over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 385 323
Rank change year-on-year +42 -62 +29
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 50 35 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.33% 0.19% 0.51%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.29% 2.63% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 46 32 80
Midlands median annual salary £47,250 £37,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.70% -20.00% +42.31%
10th Percentile £26,875 £23,764 £29,875
90th Percentile £62,500 £44,462 £57,500
England median annual salary £49,750 £46,750 £44,000
% change year-on-year +6.42% +6.25% +3.53%

HP Quality Center is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1166 1333 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.62% 7.32% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 889 828 815
Midlands median annual salary £41,628 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.07% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing HP Quality Center as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in the Midlands

HP Quality Center
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in the Midlands.

Salary trend for HP Quality Center in the Midlands

HP Quality Center
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for HP Quality Center in the Midlands

HP Quality Center
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands +48 28 £45,000 +17.65%
West Midlands +24 21 £51,000 +47.83%
HP Quality Center
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 36 (72.00%) Test Automation
2 31 (62.00%) HP
3 29 (58.00%) ISEB
3 29 (58.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 27 (54.00%) Test Strategy
4 27 (54.00%) Finance
5 24 (48.00%) Scenario Testing
6 19 (38.00%) Test Scripting
7 16 (32.00%) Test Management
7 16 (32.00%) ISTQB
7 16 (32.00%) JIRA
8 15 (30.00%) QA
9 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (24.00%) Functional Testing
10 11 (22.00%) HP UFT
11 10 (20.00%) LoadRunner
11 10 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
12 9 (18.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
12 9 (18.00%) Programme Management
13 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
13 8 (16.00%) Selenium
13 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (14.00%) Manual Testing
14 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
14 7 (14.00%) Project Management
15 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
16 5 (10.00%) SAP

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Exstream
2 1 (2.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) JIRA
2 11 (22.00%) HP UFT
3 10 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 8 (16.00%) Selenium
4 8 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (8.00%) CruiseControl
6 4 (8.00%) eCATT
6 4 (8.00%) Hudson
6 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.00%) JMeter
7 2 (4.00%) ClearQuest
7 2 (4.00%) TestDirector
7 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (4.00%) WinRunner
8 1 (2.00%) Calabash
8 1 (2.00%) Capybara
8 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.00%) Ranorex
8 1 (2.00%) YouTrack
General
1 27 (54.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Automotive
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Analyst
2 24 (48.00%) Test Analyst
3 16 (32.00%) Test Manager
4 11 (22.00%) Financial Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) Service Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) UAT Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) UAT Test Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) Senior Manager
5 9 (18.00%) Senior Test Manager
6 6 (12.00%) Tester
7 4 (8.00%) Implementation Manager
7 4 (8.00%) QA Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) SAP Manager
7 4 (8.00%) SAP Test Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Implementation Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Software Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
1 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.00%) CSS
1 2 (4.00%) Flash
1 2 (4.00%) HTML
1 2 (4.00%) J2EE
1 2 (4.00%) J2ME
1 2 (4.00%) JSP
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
1 2 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) Test Automation
2 29 (58.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 27 (54.00%) Test Strategy
4 24 (48.00%) Scenario Testing
5 19 (38.00%) Test Scripting
6 16 (32.00%) Test Management
7 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (24.00%) Functional Testing
8 10 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
9 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
9 9 (18.00%) Programme Management
10 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
11 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (14.00%) Manual Testing
11 7 (14.00%) Project Management
12 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (10.00%) Performance Management
13 5 (10.00%) Performance Testing
13 5 (10.00%) Security Testing
13 5 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) C
1 4 (8.00%) C#
1 4 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (4.00%) C++
2 2 (4.00%) Delphi
2 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (58.00%) ISEB
2 16 (32.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (18.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (8.00%) Degree
4 4 (8.00%) SAP Certification
5 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) HP
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) SAP
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (4.00%) Pega
6 1 (2.00%) Remedy