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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 83 113
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 0 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 1.46% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category - 7.12% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 14
Median salary - £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
163 267 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.04% 20.54% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 132 249 298
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (75.00%) MSTest
2 6 (75.00%) Release Management
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (25.00%) C#

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:

Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MSTest
1 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 8 (100.00%) Software QA Tester
1 8 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 8 (100.00%) Tester
2 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) QA Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Software Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Release Management
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center