The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 283 272 210
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -62
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 24 71 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.58% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.64% 3.92% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 61 123
Average salary £51,250 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.21%
QuickTest Pro
London

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

Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1467 1809 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.49% 14.87% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1603 1440
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in the City of London

QuickTest Pro
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

QuickTest Pro Salary Histogram in the City of London

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 46 (62.16%) Selenium
2 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (55.41%) Finance
4 39 (52.70%) QA
5 32 (43.24%) SQL
6 31 (41.89%) Test Automation
7 28 (37.84%) Test Scripting
8 25 (33.78%) Java
9 24 (32.43%) JMeter
9 24 (32.43%) Banking
10 23 (31.08%) JIRA
11 21 (28.38%) BDD
11 21 (28.38%) LoadRunner
12 20 (27.03%) WebDriver
13 19 (25.68%) Test Strategy
13 19 (25.68%) Automated Testing
14 18 (24.32%) Cucumber
15 16 (21.62%) Open Source
15 16 (21.62%) UNIX
16 15 (20.27%) HP
16 15 (20.27%) Investment Banking
17 13 (17.57%) Regression Testing
17 13 (17.57%) Linux
17 13 (17.57%) HP Quality Center
18 12 (16.22%) C#
19 11 (14.86%) Degree
19 11 (14.86%) Performance Testing
20 10 (13.51%) Equities
20 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
20 10 (13.51%) Oracle

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.35%) WorkSite
3 1 (1.35%) Confluence
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) SaaS
2 2 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) SSDT
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (62.16%) Selenium
2 24 (32.43%) JMeter
3 23 (31.08%) JIRA
4 21 (28.38%) LoadRunner
5 20 (27.03%) WebDriver
6 18 (24.32%) Cucumber
7 10 (13.51%) JUnit
8 8 (10.81%) Subversion
8 8 (10.81%) Maven
8 8 (10.81%) Hudson
9 6 (8.11%) Rational Robot
9 6 (8.11%) WebLOAD
10 5 (6.76%) NUnit
10 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
10 5 (6.76%) Calabash
10 5 (6.76%) LoadUI
10 5 (6.76%) Appium
11 4 (5.41%) WinRunner
11 4 (5.41%) SilkPerformer
12 3 (4.05%) Ant
General
1 41 (55.41%) Finance
2 24 (32.43%) Banking
3 15 (20.27%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.76%) Front Office
5 3 (4.05%) Retail
6 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.35%) Games
7 1 (1.35%) Back Office
7 1 (1.35%) Law
7 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Tester
2 14 (18.92%) Analyst
2 14 (18.92%) Test Analyst
3 11 (14.86%) Test Manager
4 9 (12.16%) QA Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Technical Tester
5 8 (10.81%) QA Automation Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Automation Tester
6 6 (8.11%) Automation Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) QA Leader
6 6 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) QA Tester
7 5 (6.76%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (4.05%) Agile Tester
9 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) FIX Protocol
1 9 (12.16%) Gherkin
2 7 (9.46%) .NET
3 3 (4.05%) SOAP
4 2 (2.70%) XML
4 2 (2.70%) Ajax
5 1 (1.35%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) JMX
5 1 (1.35%) Web Services
5 1 (1.35%) J2EE
5 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Open Source
2 10 (13.51%) Equities
3 5 (6.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.76%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Derivative
5 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.70%) GIS
6 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.70%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.70%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.35%) User Experience
7 1 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.35%) EPoS
7 1 (1.35%) W3C
7 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.62%) UNIX
2 13 (17.57%) Linux
3 7 (9.46%) Windows
4 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.35%) AIX
5 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (41.89%) Test Automation
3 28 (37.84%) Test Scripting
4 21 (28.38%) BDD
5 19 (25.68%) Test Strategy
5 19 (25.68%) Automated Testing
6 13 (17.57%) Regression Testing
7 11 (14.86%) Performance Testing
8 9 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (12.16%) TDD
8 9 (12.16%) Test Management
9 8 (10.81%) User Stories
9 8 (10.81%) Scrum
10 7 (9.46%) Software Testing
10 7 (9.46%) Manual Testing
11 5 (6.76%) Functional Testing
11 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.41%) Validation
12 4 (5.41%) Data Management
12 4 (5.41%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.24%) SQL
2 25 (33.78%) Java
3 12 (16.22%) C#
4 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.46%) C++
6 5 (6.76%) Korn
7 4 (5.41%) C
7 4 (5.41%) VBA
8 3 (4.05%) VBScript
8 3 (4.05%) VB
8 3 (4.05%) Perl
9 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.70%) Python
9 2 (2.70%) Ruby
10 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) ISEB
3 4 (5.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.35%) PMP
4 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (52.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) XenApp
1 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) HP
2 10 (13.51%) Oracle
3 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.41%) IBM
5 3 (4.05%) Citrix
6 2 (2.70%) Siebel
7 1 (1.35%) SAP
7 1 (1.35%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.35%) Informatica
7 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.35%) Charles River
7 1 (1.35%) Algorithmics
7 1 (1.35%) Sun
7 1 (1.35%) Fidessa
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