The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 94 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.091% 0.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.80% 0.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+132.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
HP UFT
East of 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 Bedfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
125 264 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.35% 22.56% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 111 232 137
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Bedfordshire region.

HP UFT Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing HP UFT 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 UFT.

1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing HP UFT 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 UFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP