The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 110 124 115
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 19 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.97% 0.27% 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.72% 2.14% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 20
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
HP UFT
West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
332 281 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.96% 12.81% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 305 253 244
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
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 Birmingham

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

HP UFT Salary Trend in Birmingham

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Birmingham

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (64.52%) ISTQB
2 14 (45.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (41.94%) Test Automation
3 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
4 12 (38.71%) Software Testing
4 12 (38.71%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (38.71%) Automation Testing
5 11 (35.48%) Selenium
6 10 (32.26%) QA
6 10 (32.26%) Integration Testing
6 10 (32.26%) Automated Testing
6 10 (32.26%) HP
7 9 (29.03%) Keyword-Driven Testing
7 9 (29.03%) ISEB
7 9 (29.03%) LoadRunner
7 9 (29.03%) Finance
8 8 (25.81%) System Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Load Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) Test Strategy
10 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
10 5 (16.13%) Degree
10 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
10 5 (16.13%) Test Management
10 5 (16.13%) OO
10 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
10 5 (16.13%) J2EE
10 5 (16.13%) CSS
10 5 (16.13%) HTML

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
1 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
1 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Selenium
2 9 (29.03%) LoadRunner
3 2 (6.45%) JMeter
3 2 (6.45%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (6.45%) FitNesse
3 2 (6.45%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Tester
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
1 12 (38.71%) Test Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Automation Tester
3 6 (19.35%) Automated Test Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) QA Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
1 5 (16.13%) J2EE
1 5 (16.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) N-Tier
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
2 13 (41.94%) Test Automation
3 12 (38.71%) Automation Testing
3 12 (38.71%) Software Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Integration Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Automated Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Keyword-Driven Testing
6 8 (25.81%) System Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Test Strategy
7 7 (22.58%) Load Testing
8 5 (16.13%) OO
8 5 (16.13%) Test Management
9 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
9 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
10 3 (9.68%) SDLC
11 2 (6.45%) People Management
11 2 (6.45%) User Stories
11 2 (6.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Java
1 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) C
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) ISTQB
2 14 (45.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (29.03%) ISEB
4 5 (16.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Telerik
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