The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton 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 87 98 87
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 2 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.23% 0.96% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.74% 3.67% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 1
Average salary £40,845 £39,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.73% +36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
HP UFT
East Sussex

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

Development Applications Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
272 327 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 31.26% 26.12% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 232 289 160
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,500 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £57,500
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 Brighton

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

HP UFT Salary Trend in Brighton

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 36 (92.31%) Java
2 35 (89.74%) Selenium
3 34 (87.18%) WebDriver
4 29 (74.36%) Test Automation
4 29 (74.36%) SQL
5 28 (71.79%) TestNG
6 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (66.67%) C#
7 26 (66.67%) Eclipse
7 26 (66.67%) IntelliJ
8 24 (61.54%) ISEB
9 21 (53.85%) Test Scripting
10 18 (46.15%) ISTQB
11 17 (43.59%) Finance
12 16 (41.03%) Automated Testing
12 16 (41.03%) Test Management
12 16 (41.03%) Jenkins
12 16 (41.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 15 (38.46%) Waterfall
13 15 (38.46%) Firebug
13 15 (38.46%) Subversion
13 15 (38.46%) Maven
13 15 (38.46%) XML
13 15 (38.46%) HTML
14 14 (35.90%) Cucumber
15 13 (33.33%) BDD
15 13 (33.33%) TDD
16 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
16 12 (30.77%) SpecFlow
17 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (89.74%) Selenium
2 34 (87.18%) WebDriver
3 28 (71.79%) TestNG
4 26 (66.67%) Eclipse
4 26 (66.67%) IntelliJ
5 16 (41.03%) Jenkins
6 15 (38.46%) Subversion
6 15 (38.46%) Maven
6 15 (38.46%) Firebug
7 14 (35.90%) Cucumber
8 12 (30.77%) SpecFlow
9 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.56%) JIRA
10 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (43.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Analyst
1 20 (51.28%) Test Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Automation Test Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Automation Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Test Leader
3 9 (23.08%) Tester
4 8 (20.51%) Automation Tester
5 5 (12.82%) Lead Test Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) QA Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) HTML
1 15 (38.46%) XML
2 7 (17.95%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Test Automation
2 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (53.85%) Test Scripting
4 16 (41.03%) Automated Testing
4 16 (41.03%) Test Management
5 15 (38.46%) Waterfall
6 13 (33.33%) BDD
6 13 (33.33%) TDD
7 4 (10.26%) Automation Testing
8 3 (7.69%) RDF
9 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.13%) System Integration Testing
10 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) Java
2 29 (74.36%) SQL
3 26 (66.67%) C#
4 8 (20.51%) XPath
5 6 (15.38%) VBScript
5 6 (15.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) ISEB
2 18 (46.15%) ISTQB
3 16 (41.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) HP
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle