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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 196 172 168
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -4
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 22 55 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.43% 0.93% 0.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.36% 7.81% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18 43 40
Average salary £49,000 £39,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.84% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +7.69%
HP UFT
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
655 704 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.67% 11.86% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 543 564 549
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

HP UFT Salary Trend in Berkshire

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Berkshire

HP UFT
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
(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
Reading -20 11 £48,000 +15.66% 3
Maidenhead +6 1 £55,000 +42.85%
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 30 (73.17%) Selenium
2 21 (51.22%) QA
2 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (41.46%) Finance
4 16 (39.02%) HP
5 15 (36.59%) Automation Testing
6 14 (34.15%) C#
6 14 (34.15%) Test Scripting
6 14 (34.15%) Test Automation
7 13 (31.71%) Scrum
8 12 (29.27%) Java
9 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
10 10 (24.39%) Automated Testing
10 10 (24.39%) Cucumber
10 10 (24.39%) .NET
11 8 (19.51%) VB
11 8 (19.51%) Windows
11 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
12 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
12 7 (17.07%) SQL
12 7 (17.07%) SDLC
13 6 (14.63%) VBScript
13 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
13 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
13 6 (14.63%) Web Services
14 5 (12.20%) ITIL
14 5 (12.20%) Windows 2000
14 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
14 5 (12.20%) Windows XP

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (73.17%) Selenium
2 10 (24.39%) Cucumber
3 5 (12.20%) LoadRunner
4 4 (9.76%) JMeter
4 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
4 4 (9.76%) SoapUI
4 4 (9.76%) JBehave
4 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.32%) Ranorex
5 3 (7.32%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.88%) Robotium
6 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.88%) RSpec
6 2 (4.88%) Subversion
7 1 (2.44%) Maven
7 1 (2.44%) JIRA
7 1 (2.44%) WinRunner
7 1 (2.44%) Ant
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
1 11 (26.83%) Test Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Test Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Senior Test Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Tester
5 5 (12.20%) Test Manager
5 5 (12.20%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Support Specialist
5 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (12.20%) QA Tester
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 4 (9.76%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
2 6 (14.63%) Web Services
3 5 (12.20%) Application Packaging
3 5 (12.20%) Gherkin
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.32%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) Ajax
5 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 2 (4.88%) SOAP
5 2 (4.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.88%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows 2000
2 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
2 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.32%) UNIX
4 2 (4.88%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Automation Testing
3 14 (34.15%) Test Automation
3 14 (34.15%) Test Scripting
4 13 (31.71%) Scrum
5 10 (24.39%) Automated Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
6 7 (17.07%) SDLC
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL
7 5 (12.20%) Manual Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Performance Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
7 5 (12.20%) Test Management
8 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.32%) Load Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Security Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.32%) CMMI
9 3 (7.32%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) C#
2 12 (29.27%) Java
3 8 (19.51%) VB
4 7 (17.07%) SQL
5 6 (14.63%) VBScript
6 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.88%) Python
7 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.88%) XPath
7 2 (4.88%) Groovy
8 1 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
2 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) ISEB
5 3 (7.32%) Degree
6 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (51.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (51.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) HP
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
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