The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 173 167 192
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 53 52 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 0.92% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.60% 8.18% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 40 38 33
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -10.00%
QuickTest Pro
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
697 636 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.78% 11.27% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 559 549 622
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Berkshire

QuickTest Pro
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

QuickTest Pro Salary Histogram in Berkshire

QuickTest Pro
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
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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 -2 33 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Slough +8 6 £38,500 +10.00%
Maidenhead -14 6 £38,500 +10.00%
Newbury +3 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Bracknell -4 3 - -
QuickTest Pro
South East

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 72 (74.23%) HP Quality Center
2 50 (51.55%) Finance
3 42 (43.30%) Manual Testing
4 39 (40.21%) VBScript
5 38 (39.18%) Selenium
5 38 (39.18%) Test Scripting
6 33 (34.02%) Test Automation
7 32 (32.99%) Automation Testing
8 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (26.80%) LoadRunner
9 25 (25.77%) XML
10 23 (23.71%) QA
11 22 (22.68%) System Testing
11 22 (22.68%) Integration Testing
11 22 (22.68%) ISEB
12 20 (20.62%) ISTQB
13 18 (18.56%) HP
14 16 (16.49%) Windows
14 16 (16.49%) Automated Testing
15 15 (15.46%) Test Strategy
15 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (14.43%) Scrum
17 13 (13.40%) Telecoms
17 13 (13.40%) SQL
17 13 (13.40%) C#
17 13 (13.40%) WinRunner
17 13 (13.40%) TestDirector
17 13 (13.40%) SC Cleared
17 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
18 12 (12.37%) Oracle

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.28%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) LAN
1 2 (2.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (39.18%) Selenium
2 26 (26.80%) LoadRunner
3 13 (13.40%) WinRunner
3 13 (13.40%) TestDirector
4 6 (6.19%) WebDriver
4 6 (6.19%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (3.09%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.03%) eggPlant
6 1 (1.03%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.03%) JMeter
6 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 50 (51.55%) Finance
2 13 (13.40%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.25%) Retail
4 5 (5.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (71.13%) Analyst
2 68 (70.10%) Test Analyst
3 37 (38.14%) Senior Analyst
3 37 (38.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 22 (22.68%) Tester
5 19 (19.59%) Test Engineer
6 14 (14.43%) Senior Tester
7 10 (10.31%) Performance Test Analyst
7 10 (10.31%) Performance Analyst
8 9 (9.28%) Automation Tester
8 9 (9.28%) Senior Test Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) Senior Automation Tester
10 6 (6.19%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
10 6 (6.19%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) Senior Performance Analyst
11 5 (5.15%) Test Leader
11 5 (5.15%) QA Analyst
11 5 (5.15%) QA Tester
12 4 (4.12%) QA Test Analyst
12 4 (4.12%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.77%) XML
2 11 (11.34%) .NET
3 2 (2.06%) HTML
4 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.09%) Open Source
2 3 (3.09%) Clustering
3 2 (2.06%) iPad
4 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.49%) Windows
2 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (11.34%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.12%) Linux
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.30%) Manual Testing
2 38 (39.18%) Test Scripting
3 33 (34.02%) Test Automation
4 32 (32.99%) Automation Testing
5 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (22.68%) System Testing
6 22 (22.68%) Integration Testing
7 16 (16.49%) Automated Testing
8 15 (15.46%) Test Strategy
9 14 (14.43%) Scrum
10 8 (8.25%) Migration
10 8 (8.25%) Test Management
11 6 (6.19%) Data Migration
12 4 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.12%) Performance Testing
13 3 (3.09%) Software Distribution
13 3 (3.09%) Regression Testing
14 2 (2.06%) Change Management
14 2 (2.06%) CRM
14 2 (2.06%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.21%) VBScript
2 13 (13.40%) SQL
2 13 (13.40%) C#
3 11 (11.34%) C
4 4 (4.12%) VB
5 2 (2.06%) Java
5 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.03%) Python
6 1 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (22.68%) ISEB
2 20 (20.62%) ISTQB
3 13 (13.40%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.15%) Degree
5 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.71%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 72 (74.23%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (8.25%) Netcool
2 8 (8.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (3.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (18.56%) HP
2 12 (12.37%) Oracle
3 6 (6.19%) Fujitsu
4 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.12%) Citrix
6 3 (3.09%) McAfee
6 3 (3.09%) Veritas
7 1 (1.03%) VMware
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