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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 30 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.68% 0.38% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.66% 3.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £23,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
QuickTest Pro
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
53 31 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 29.61% 11.88% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 29
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Chester

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Chester

QuickTest Pro
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 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

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

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

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