The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 110 106 110
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 11 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.61% 0.38% 0.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.36% 2.51% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 19
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,790 £33,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,250 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -5.33%
QuickTest Pro
Cambridgeshire

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

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
327 239 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.11% 15.08% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 258 219 296
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Cambridge region.

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Cambridge

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Pro.

1 18 (94.74%) Selenium
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 9 (47.37%) HTML
4 9 (47.37%) Java
4 9 (47.37%) Scrum
4 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
4 9 (47.37%) Test Strategy
5 8 (42.11%) ISEB
6 7 (36.84%) QA
7 6 (31.58%) JIRA
7 6 (31.58%) TDD
7 6 (31.58%) Agile Testing
7 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
7 6 (31.58%) Internet
7 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 6 (31.58%) MS Office
7 6 (31.58%) XML
7 6 (31.58%) UNIX
7 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (31.58%) BDD
8 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) HP
8 4 (21.05%) C#
8 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
9 3 (15.79%) NUnit
9 3 (15.79%) Web Testing

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Pro. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (94.74%) Selenium
2 6 (31.58%) JIRA
2 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
3 3 (15.79%) JUnit
3 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (15.79%) NUnit
4 2 (10.53%) NeoLoad
4 2 (10.53%) LoadUI
4 2 (10.53%) JMeter
5 1 (5.26%) TestComplete
5 1 (5.26%) QALoad
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Test Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Test Leader
4 3 (15.79%) QA Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Tester
6 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) XML
3 4 (21.05%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
3 9 (47.37%) Test Strategy
3 9 (47.37%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Testing
4 6 (31.58%) BDD
4 6 (31.58%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Code Coverage
6 3 (15.79%) OOP
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Web Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISEB
2 6 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft