The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 18 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 6.82% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 29.03% - -
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
HP UFT
Essex

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

Development Applications Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
62 8 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 23.48% 5.13% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 56 7 35
Average salary £35,000 £22,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

HP UFT Salary Trend in Colchester

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Colchester

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 14 (77.78%) LoadRunner
1 14 (77.78%) Test Scripting
1 14 (77.78%) Test Strategy
2 11 (61.11%) Test Management
3 7 (38.89%) Service Management
3 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
4 6 (33.33%) SAP
4 6 (33.33%) Law
4 6 (33.33%) Legal
4 6 (33.33%) ISEB
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (22.22%) JIRA Agile
6 4 (22.22%) Java EE
6 4 (22.22%) Rational Functional Tester
6 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 4 (22.22%) DbUnit
6 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
6 4 (22.22%) JMeter
6 4 (22.22%) IBM
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) Ant
6 4 (22.22%) JUnit
6 4 (22.22%) JBoss
6 4 (22.22%) Swing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) LoadRunner
2 4 (22.22%) Ant
2 4 (22.22%) Cactus
2 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 4 (22.22%) DbUnit
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA Agile
2 4 (22.22%) JMeter
2 4 (22.22%) JUnit
2 4 (22.22%) Maven
2 4 (22.22%) NUnit
2 4 (22.22%) Rational Functional Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) ArgoUML
3 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.56%) JProfiler
3 1 (5.56%) Rational Rose
3 1 (5.56%) Redmine
3 1 (5.56%) The Grinder
General
1 6 (33.33%) Law
1 6 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Test Leader
2 11 (61.11%) Team Leader
2 11 (61.11%) Test Team Leader
3 10 (55.56%) Technical Leader
4 7 (38.89%) Technical Team Leader
5 4 (22.22%) QA Tester
5 4 (22.22%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Java EE
1 4 (22.22%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Test Scripting
1 14 (77.78%) Test Strategy
2 11 (61.11%) Test Management
3 7 (38.89%) Service Management
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Use Case
7 1 (5.56%) OO
7 1 (5.56%) OOP
7 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 6 (33.33%) ISEB
3 5 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (22.22%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle