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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 92 118 117
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -1
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 1 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.093% 0.25% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.46% 1.45% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
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
219 276 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.28% 17.08% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 193 229 271
Median salary £37,500 £38,777 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.29% +10.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing HP UFT as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 1 £30,000 -
HP UFT
North West

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (95.00%) Web Services
3 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 16 (80.00%) ISEB
4 15 (75.00%) Selenium
4 15 (75.00%) Test Automation
5 14 (70.00%) Degree
6 13 (65.00%) Test Scripting
6 13 (65.00%) Cucumber
7 12 (60.00%) SDLC
7 12 (60.00%) Automated Testing
7 12 (60.00%) ISTQB
8 11 (55.00%) FitNesse
8 11 (55.00%) Manual Testing
8 11 (55.00%) RAD
8 11 (55.00%) Scrum
9 8 (40.00%) .NET
10 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
11 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
12 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 5 (25.00%) XML
12 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (25.00%) ETL
12 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Selenium
2 13 (65.00%) Cucumber
3 11 (55.00%) FitNesse
4 5 (25.00%) MSTest
4 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (15.00%) JIRA
6 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (10.00%) JUnit
6 2 (10.00%) Maven
7 1 (5.00%) NUnit
7 1 (5.00%) Sahi
7 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (5.00%) WatiN
7 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Automation Tester
1 11 (55.00%) Software Tester
1 11 (55.00%) Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) ETL Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Web Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) SSIS Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Web Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Web Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Developer in Test
4 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) Web Services
2 8 (40.00%) .NET
3 5 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (65.00%) Test Scripting
4 12 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 12 (60.00%) SDLC
5 11 (55.00%) Manual Testing
5 11 (55.00%) RAD
5 11 (55.00%) Scrum
6 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
8 5 (25.00%) ETL
8 5 (25.00%) Validation
9 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
9 3 (15.00%) BDD
9 3 (15.00%) TDD
10 2 (10.00%) API Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) ISEB
2 14 (70.00%) Degree
3 12 (60.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) HP