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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 107 118 98
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 22 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.09% 0.17% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.73% 1.47% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 4
Average salary £45,000 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
327 204 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.25% 11.45% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 296 189 131
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Birmingham

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 20 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (55.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 17 (47.22%) SAS
4 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (38.89%) Automation Testing
5 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
6 12 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 12 (33.33%) HP
7 11 (30.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (25.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 6 (16.67%) QA
10 5 (13.89%) Selenium
11 4 (11.11%) Test Management
11 4 (11.11%) V-Model
11 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
11 4 (11.11%) LoadRunner
11 4 (11.11%) SDLC
12 3 (8.33%) SAP
12 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (5.56%) Load Testing
13 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
13 2 (5.56%) System Testing
13 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
13 2 (5.56%) Local Government
13 2 (5.56%) WebSphere

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (47.22%) SAS
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Selenium
2 4 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.78%) NUnit
3 1 (2.78%) TestPartner
3 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Local Government
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Analyst
1 19 (52.78%) Test Analyst
2 18 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 18 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 14 (38.89%) Test Leader
4 11 (30.56%) Lead Test Analyst
5 10 (27.78%) Tester
6 9 (25.00%) Automation Tester
7 4 (11.11%) Test Manager
8 3 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Financial Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Junior
9 2 (5.56%) QA Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Telephony Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) Automation Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 4 (11.11%) SDLC
5 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Test Management
5 4 (11.11%) V-Model
6 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) Load Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 12 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 11 (30.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (8.33%) SAP
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