The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 21 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 11 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 5.98% 6.93% 1.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.43% 25.00% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -40.90%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,323
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +8.99%
HP UFT
Essex

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

Development Applications Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
35 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 19.02% 27.72% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 10
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £54,000 £81,000
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 Brentwood

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

HP UFT Salary Trend in Brentwood

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Brentwood

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 18 (94.74%) QA
2 13 (68.42%) Finance
3 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
3 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
4 8 (42.11%) SOAP
4 8 (42.11%) HP
4 8 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (42.11%) SoapUI
5 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (36.84%) Selenium
6 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
6 6 (31.58%) Middleware
7 4 (21.05%) TestDirector
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
7 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
8 3 (15.79%) AWD
8 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
8 3 (15.79%) MS Office
8 3 (15.79%) XMLSpy
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) ISEB
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) VBScript
9 2 (10.53%) VB
9 2 (10.53%) C#
9 2 (10.53%) Java
9 2 (10.53%) Software Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) SoapUI
2 7 (36.84%) Selenium
3 4 (21.05%) TestDirector
4 3 (15.79%) XMLSpy
5 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) QA Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) QA Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) SOAP
2 6 (31.58%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Data Conversion
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
2 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Line Management
5 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Web Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
1 3 (15.79%) VBScript
2 2 (10.53%) VB
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
2 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (94.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft