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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 119 111 107
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 1 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.058% 1.05% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 4.87% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 8
Average salary - £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
337 390 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.66% 21.45% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 290 359 216
Average salary £38,777 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.79% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
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 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 3 August 2015. 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
Warrington -1 1 - - 1
HP UFT
North West

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) ISEB
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (60.00%) QA
5 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) Release Management
5 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (50.00%) MSTest
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
7 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) C
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Selenium
8 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (10.00%) Coaching
8 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
8 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
8 1 (10.00%) C++
8 1 (10.00%) HTML

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (50.00%) MSTest
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) SilkTest
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Tester
2 7 (70.00%) Software Tester
3 6 (60.00%) Consultant
3 6 (60.00%) Test Consultant
4 5 (50.00%) Software Consultant
4 5 (50.00%) QA Consultant
4 5 (50.00%) QA Tester
4 5 (50.00%) Analyst
4 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) Junior Tester
6 1 (10.00%) Junior
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Release Management
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Micro Focus
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