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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 113 117 110
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 18 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.89% 0.15% 0.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.16% 1.15% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 20
Average salary £33,750 £38,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £34,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,650 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +10.00%
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
349 260 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.29% 12.92% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 306 238 245
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,700 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 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 August 2015.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Birmingham

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 19 (70.37%) ISTQB
2 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) Test Scripting
4 13 (48.15%) Integration Testing
4 13 (48.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (48.15%) Automated Testing
5 12 (44.44%) ISEB
5 12 (44.44%) Selenium
6 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
7 9 (33.33%) QA
7 9 (33.33%) Automation Testing
8 8 (29.63%) HP
8 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
8 8 (29.63%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (29.63%) System Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Load Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Finance
9 7 (25.93%) Windows
9 7 (25.93%) Keyword-Driven Testing
10 5 (18.52%) User Stories
10 5 (18.52%) Web Testing
10 5 (18.52%) FitNesse
10 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
10 5 (18.52%) C
11 4 (14.81%) AS400
11 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
12 3 (11.11%) Test Management
12 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
12 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
12 3 (11.11%) N-Tier

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 5 (18.52%) FitNesse
2 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
3 2 (7.41%) JMeter
3 2 (7.41%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (7.41%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Tester
2 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Test Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Automation Tester
4 6 (22.22%) Automated Test Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) QA Tester
6 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) QA Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) J2EE
1 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) AS400
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Test Scripting
3 13 (48.15%) Integration Testing
3 13 (48.15%) Automated Testing
4 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
5 9 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 8 (29.63%) System Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Load Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Keyword-Driven Testing
8 5 (18.52%) User Stories
8 5 (18.52%) Web Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Test Management
10 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
10 3 (11.11%) OO
11 2 (7.41%) SOA
11 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
11 2 (7.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) ISTQB
2 13 (48.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (44.44%) ISEB
4 3 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Telerik