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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 109 116 130
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 10 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.58% 0.44% 0.052%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.60% 2.56% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 1
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
278 313 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.21% 17.17% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 239 272 240
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
Chester +14 3 £23,000 -
QuickTest Pro
North West

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (86.67%) QA
3 24 (80.00%) Software Testing
4 23 (76.67%) ISEB
5 20 (66.67%) Windows
5 20 (66.67%) Test Scripting
5 20 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (63.33%) SQL
7 16 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (53.33%) MSTest
7 16 (53.33%) Release Management
7 16 (53.33%) Performance Testing
8 9 (30.00%) Manual Testing
8 9 (30.00%) Selenium
9 7 (23.33%) C#
9 7 (23.33%) .NET
10 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
11 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
11 5 (16.67%) WebDriver
12 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
12 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
12 4 (13.33%) Finance
12 4 (13.33%) Selenium IDE
13 3 (10.00%) UNIX
13 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
13 3 (10.00%) Linux
13 3 (10.00%) Open Source
13 3 (10.00%) JIRA
13 3 (10.00%) FIX Protocol

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (3.33%) RoboHelp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (53.33%) MSTest
2 9 (30.00%) Selenium
3 5 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 4 (13.33%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (10.00%) JIRA
6 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
6 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Analyst
2 21 (70.00%) Tester
3 18 (60.00%) Test Analyst
4 17 (56.67%) Software Tester
5 16 (53.33%) QA Tester
6 10 (33.33%) Test Consultant
6 10 (33.33%) Software Consultant
6 10 (33.33%) Consultant
6 10 (33.33%) QA Consultant
7 8 (26.67%) QA Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) Automation Tester
9 2 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Manual Tester
10 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
10 1 (3.33%) Software Test Engineer
10 1 (3.33%) Junior
10 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
10 1 (3.33%) Junior Tester
10 1 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware
5 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 20 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 16 (53.33%) Release Management
4 16 (53.33%) Performance Testing
5 9 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.67%) Web Testing
10 1 (3.33%) RAD
10 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
10 1 (3.33%) Scrum
10 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
10 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) C++
3 2 (6.67%) VB
3 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 2 (6.67%) C
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) ISEB
2 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (86.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Telerik
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft