The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 92 106 137
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +31
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 35 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.80% 0.50% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.41% 3.02% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 2
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,750 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.92%
QuickTest Pro
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
416 265 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.40% 16.57% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 379 241 263
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Cheshire

QuickTest Pro
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

QuickTest Pro Salary Histogram in Cheshire

QuickTest Pro
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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 -8 19 £30,000 -28.57%
Wilmslow 0 10 £30,000 -9.09% 1
Crewe 0 2 £35,000 -
QuickTest Pro
North West

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 30 (68.18%) Windows
1 30 (68.18%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (59.09%) QA
3 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (50.00%) ISEB
5 18 (40.91%) Automated Testing
6 17 (38.64%) Software Testing
7 15 (34.09%) Selenium
7 15 (34.09%) Manual Testing
8 14 (31.82%) SQL
9 13 (29.55%) LoadRunner
9 13 (29.55%) ISTQB
10 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (27.27%) Windows XP
10 12 (27.27%) Test Automation
10 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
10 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (27.27%) Test Scripting
11 8 (18.18%) Finance
11 8 (18.18%) Test Strategy
11 8 (18.18%) Cucumber
12 7 (15.91%) MSTest
12 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (15.91%) Regression Testing
12 7 (15.91%) VMware
12 7 (15.91%) VMware ESX
12 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.91%) Linux
12 7 (15.91%) SilkPerformer
12 7 (15.91%) Test Management

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (4.55%) RoboHelp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) LAN
1 5 (11.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Selenium
2 13 (29.55%) LoadRunner
3 8 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 7 (15.91%) MSTest
4 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (15.91%) SilkPerformer
5 6 (13.64%) WebDriver
5 6 (13.64%) SpecFlow
6 4 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (9.09%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.55%) JIRA
8 1 (2.27%) JMeter
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Analyst
2 28 (63.64%) Test Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Tester
3 10 (22.73%) Software Tester
4 7 (15.91%) Test Manager
4 7 (15.91%) QA Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Performance Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Performance Test Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) QA Tester
8 3 (6.82%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) UAT Tester
10 1 (2.27%) Graduate Software Tester
10 1 (2.27%) Agile Test Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) Consultant
10 1 (2.27%) Manual Tester
10 1 (2.27%) Graduate
10 1 (2.27%) Test Consultant
10 1 (2.27%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Gherkin
2 5 (11.36%) .NET
3 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.91%) Linux
3 7 (15.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) Automated Testing
3 17 (38.64%) Software Testing
4 15 (34.09%) Manual Testing
5 12 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 12 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 8 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 7 (15.91%) Regression Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Test Management
7 7 (15.91%) Release Management
7 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Performance Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Migration
9 2 (4.55%) TDD
9 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.55%) Automation Testing
9 2 (4.55%) BDD
9 2 (4.55%) Test Planning
10 1 (2.27%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) ISEB
2 13 (29.55%) ISTQB
3 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (59.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) VMware ESX
2 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (68.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) VMware
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle
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Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
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