Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 329 262
Rank change year-on-year +24 -67 +24
Permanent jobs citing HP Quality Center 21 14 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.12% 0.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.54% 1.75% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 59
West Midlands median annual salary £51,000 £34,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.83% -27.37% +46.15%
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £66,500 £44,375 £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 West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 826 800 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.20% 6.93% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 604 490 551
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £66,250
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 West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for HP Quality Center in the West Midlands

HP Quality Center
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Salary histogram for HP Quality Center 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the West 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
Warwickshire +6 9 £27,500 -24.14%
Birmingham +11 6 £60,000 +76.47%
Shropshire - 3 - -
Walsall - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £33,500 -
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 West Midlands region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 16 (76.19%) HP
2 11 (52.38%) Functional Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Test Automation
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
5 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
5 8 (38.10%) QA
5 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Defect Tracking
5 8 (38.10%) Scenario Testing
6 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) ISEB
7 6 (28.57%) HP UFT
7 6 (28.57%) LoadRunner
7 6 (28.57%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (23.81%) Use Case
8 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
8 5 (23.81%) SAP
9 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
9 4 (19.05%) SAP Certification
9 4 (19.05%) Internet
9 4 (19.05%) Degree
9 4 (19.05%) eCATT
9 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
9 4 (19.05%) Driving Licence
9 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 (9.52%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Exstream
2 1 (4.76%) SAP CRM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) HP UFT
1 6 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 4 (19.05%) eCATT
3 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.52%) ClearQuest
4 2 (9.52%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) TestDirector
4 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (9.52%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
1 11 (52.38%) Test Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 4 (19.05%) SAP Manager
3 4 (19.05%) SAP Test Manager
4 3 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) Flash
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) J2EE
1 2 (9.52%) J2ME
1 2 (9.52%) JSP
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
2 4 (19.05%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Functional Testing
2 10 (47.62%) Test Automation
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) Defect Tracking
4 8 (38.10%) Scenario Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
4 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (23.81%) Use Case
8 4 (19.05%) Coaching
8 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
8 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
8 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
8 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
9 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
9 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
1 2 (9.52%) C#
1 2 (9.52%) Delphi
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
1 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 7 (33.33%) ISEB
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (19.05%) SAP Certification
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) HP
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) Pega