The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 107 112 131
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 15 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.84% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.01% 2.67% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 8
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -28.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
374 262 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.94% 15.09% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 344 221 292
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
QuickTest Pro
North West

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Wilmslow -1 7 £30,000 -9.09%
Warrington -20 4 £30,000 -28.33%
Northwich - 2 £35,000 -
QuickTest Pro
North West

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 21 (95.45%) QA
2 15 (68.18%) Automated Testing
3 14 (63.64%) Manual Testing
4 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (54.55%) Windows
5 12 (54.55%) Selenium
6 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
6 8 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (31.82%) ISEB
8 6 (27.27%) C#
8 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
9 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
9 4 (18.18%) MSTest
9 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
9 4 (18.18%) Release Management
9 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
10 3 (13.64%) RoboHelp
10 3 (13.64%) .NET
10 3 (13.64%) JIRA
10 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
11 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
11 2 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (9.09%) BDD
11 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
11 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
11 2 (9.09%) SOAP

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (13.64%) RoboHelp
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Selenium
2 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 4 (18.18%) MSTest
3 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (13.64%) JIRA
5 2 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.55%) JMeter
6 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Software Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) QA Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) QA Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) UAT Tester
5 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) IT Graduate
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Automated Testing
2 14 (63.64%) Manual Testing
3 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 4 (18.18%) Release Management
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
7 2 (9.09%) BDD
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
8 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (95.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft