The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank - - 40
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
HP UFT
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Development Applications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
41 34 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 19.90% 13.77% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 27
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £30,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Chester region.

HP UFT Salary Trend in Chester

HP UFT
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Junior
3 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB