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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 114 122 113
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 8 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.44% 0.053% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.38% 0.36% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Average salary £32,500 £60,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -2.66%
Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
336 278 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.30% 14.72% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 293 233 298
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 4 £32,500 -
Wilmslow - 3 £30,000 -
Chester - 1 - -
QuickTest Pro
North West

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (53.33%) QA
3 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Open Source
3 7 (46.67%) JMeter
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) WinRunner
3 7 (46.67%) LoadRunner
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) Siebel
4 6 (40.00%) HP
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) Facilita Forecast
4 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Ajax
4 6 (40.00%) SilkPerformer
5 5 (33.33%) GIS
6 4 (26.67%) C#
6 4 (26.67%) Selenium
6 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
7 3 (20.00%) JIRA
7 3 (20.00%) RoboHelp
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (20.00%) RoboHelp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) WinRunner
1 7 (46.67%) LoadRunner
1 7 (46.67%) JMeter
2 6 (40.00%) SilkPerformer
2 6 (40.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) QA Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Test Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Test Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Open Source
2 5 (33.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
1 6 (40.00%) Siebel
1 6 (40.00%) HP
1 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Cognizant