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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 82 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 2 32 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.23% 2.60% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.79% 10.56% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 27 4
Average salary £44,750 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,550 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,950 £42,000 £44,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +8.45%
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
252 303 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 29.58% 24.61% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 185 249 123
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,000 £47,500
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 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 1 September 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
3 9 (75.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 8 (66.67%) TestNG
4 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 8 (66.67%) HTML
4 8 (66.67%) XML
4 8 (66.67%) Eclipse
4 8 (66.67%) IntelliJ
4 8 (66.67%) Subversion
4 8 (66.67%) Maven
4 8 (66.67%) Selenium
5 7 (58.33%) Finance
5 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (50.00%) C#
6 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
7 5 (41.67%) Firebug
7 5 (41.67%) Test Management
7 5 (41.67%) XPath
7 5 (41.67%) ISEB
7 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 2 (16.67%) JIRA
9 2 (16.67%) Software Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 8 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 8 (66.67%) IntelliJ
2 8 (66.67%) Subversion
2 8 (66.67%) Maven
2 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) TestNG
3 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (41.67%) Firebug
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Test Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
1 8 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Test Management
6 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) RDF
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP