The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 83 109 114
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +5
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 19 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.48% 0.98% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.22% 5.23% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 2
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
HP UFT
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
263 344 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.48% 18.67% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 244 307 228
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

HP UFT Salary Trend in Cheshire

HP UFT
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow +20 11 £30,000 +20.00%
Warrington +7 6 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Chester - 1 £40,000 - 1
Knutsford - 1 - -
HP UFT
North West

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 45 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (80.00%) Windows
2 36 (80.00%) ISEB
3 32 (71.11%) .NET
4 30 (66.67%) Validation
5 28 (62.22%) Software Testing
5 28 (62.22%) SQL
5 28 (62.22%) Web Services
5 28 (62.22%) XML
6 27 (60.00%) Performance Testing
7 26 (57.78%) HP Quality Center
7 26 (57.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (57.78%) MSTest
7 26 (57.78%) Defect Management
7 26 (57.78%) BizTalk Server
7 26 (57.78%) MS Excel
7 26 (57.78%) ETL
7 26 (57.78%) SQL Server
7 26 (57.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (57.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (51.11%) Test Scripting
9 19 (42.22%) Test Automation
10 17 (37.78%) Cucumber
10 17 (37.78%) Selenium
10 17 (37.78%) Automated Testing
10 17 (37.78%) Java
11 16 (35.56%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (35.56%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (33.33%) ISTQB
13 14 (31.11%) Functional Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 26 (57.78%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (22.22%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (57.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) SQL Server
1 26 (57.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 26 (57.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (35.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (57.78%) MSTest
1 26 (57.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (37.78%) Cucumber
2 17 (37.78%) Selenium
3 10 (22.22%) FitNesse
4 4 (8.89%) JIRA
4 4 (8.89%) SilkTest
5 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.44%) CruiseControl
6 2 (4.44%) Ranorex
6 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.22%) JUnit
7 1 (2.22%) Maven
7 1 (2.22%) NUnit
7 1 (2.22%) Sahi
7 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.22%) WatiN
7 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Analyst
1 28 (62.22%) Test Analyst
2 26 (57.78%) Senior Analyst
2 26 (57.78%) Senior Test Analyst
2 26 (57.78%) Senior Web Analyst
2 26 (57.78%) SQL Analyst
2 26 (57.78%) Web Analyst
2 26 (57.78%) Web Test Analyst
3 16 (35.56%) ETL Analyst
3 16 (35.56%) Service Analyst
4 10 (22.22%) Automated Tester
4 10 (22.22%) Functional Analyst
4 10 (22.22%) Functional Test Analyst
4 10 (22.22%) Software Tester
4 10 (22.22%) Tester
4 10 (22.22%) Web Applications Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Test Automation Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Test Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (71.11%) .NET
2 28 (62.22%) Web Services
2 28 (62.22%) XML
3 3 (6.67%) REST
4 2 (4.44%) JSON
4 2 (4.44%) SOAP
4 2 (4.44%) XSLT
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (66.67%) Validation
3 28 (62.22%) Software Testing
4 27 (60.00%) Performance Testing
5 26 (57.78%) Defect Management
5 26 (57.78%) ETL
6 23 (51.11%) Test Scripting
7 19 (42.22%) Test Automation
8 17 (37.78%) Automated Testing
9 16 (35.56%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (31.11%) Functional Testing
11 12 (26.67%) Manual Testing
12 11 (24.44%) SDLC
13 10 (22.22%) RAD
13 10 (22.22%) Scrum
14 6 (13.33%) Coaching
15 4 (8.89%) BDD
15 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
15 4 (8.89%) Non-Functional Testing
16 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 17 (37.78%) Java
3 4 (8.89%) C
3 4 (8.89%) C#
3 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (80.00%) ISEB
2 15 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 12 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 26 (57.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) HP
2 4 (8.89%) IBM
2 4 (8.89%) Micro Focus
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