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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 125 110 108
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 14 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.69% 0.42% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.07% 3.49% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 19
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £33,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
344 229 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.05% 12.07% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 293 211 225
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,725 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 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 7 July 2015.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Birmingham

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 16 (76.19%) Test Scripting
1 16 (76.19%) ISTQB
2 13 (61.90%) Integration Testing
2 13 (61.90%) Automated Testing
3 12 (57.14%) ISEB
4 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (47.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (42.86%) Selenium
7 8 (38.10%) Finance
7 8 (38.10%) System Testing
7 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
8 7 (33.33%) Windows
9 6 (28.57%) Automation Testing
9 6 (28.57%) QA
10 5 (23.81%) User Stories
10 5 (23.81%) Web Testing
10 5 (23.81%) Load Testing
10 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (23.81%) HP
10 5 (23.81%) C
10 5 (23.81%) FitNesse
10 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
11 4 (19.05%) AS400
11 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
11 4 (19.05%) Keyword-Driven Testing
12 3 (14.29%) Test Management
13 2 (9.52%) Ranorex
13 2 (9.52%) JMeter
13 2 (9.52%) Banking
13 2 (9.52%) Retail

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) FitNesse
3 2 (9.52%) Ranorex
3 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
3 2 (9.52%) JMeter
3 2 (9.52%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
1 11 (52.38%) Test Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Tester
3 6 (28.57%) Automated Test Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Automation Tester
4 5 (23.81%) QA Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Test Scripting
2 13 (61.90%) Integration Testing
2 13 (61.90%) Automated Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) System Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
5 6 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 5 (23.81%) User Stories
6 5 (23.81%) Web Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Load Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Keyword-Driven Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Test Management
9 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 2 (9.52%) SOA
9 2 (9.52%) Validation
10 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) ISTQB
2 12 (57.14%) ISEB
3 10 (47.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Telerik