The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 137 159 183
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +24
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 32 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.01% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.49% 2.41% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 13
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,100 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
HP UFT
England

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

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
493 415 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.52% 13.24% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 400 375 566
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,775
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

HP UFT
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

HP UFT Salary Trend in the East Midlands

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

HP UFT
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Leicestershire +14 18 £40,000 +25.98%
Nottinghamshire +11 10 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Derbyshire -1 4 £45,000 +28.57% 1
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 54 (85.71%) Selenium
2 38 (60.32%) Finance
3 37 (58.73%) Automated Testing
4 30 (47.62%) C#
4 30 (47.62%) Java
5 27 (42.86%) WebDriver
5 27 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 27 (42.86%) BDD
5 27 (42.86%) Gherkin
6 22 (34.92%) SAP
6 22 (34.92%) SDLC
7 21 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 21 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 21 (33.33%) V-Model
7 21 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
7 21 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 21 (33.33%) NUnit
7 21 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (31.75%) Integration Testing
9 18 (28.57%) Automation Testing
10 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
11 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (19.05%) QA
13 9 (14.29%) Test Scripting
14 8 (12.70%) HP Quality Center
15 7 (11.11%) ISTQB
16 6 (9.52%) Web Services
16 6 (9.52%) Functional Testing
16 6 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 5 (7.94%) Non-Functional Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 54 (85.71%) Selenium
2 27 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 27 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 21 (33.33%) NUnit
4 2 (3.17%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 38 (60.32%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Tester
2 26 (41.27%) Analyst
2 26 (41.27%) Test Analyst
3 19 (30.16%) Integration Analyst
3 19 (30.16%) Integration Test Analyst
3 19 (30.16%) SAP Analyst
3 19 (30.16%) SAP Test Analyst
3 19 (30.16%) Systems Integration Analyst
4 18 (28.57%) Automation Tester
5 12 (19.05%) Automated Tester
6 10 (15.87%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 10 (15.87%) Senior Tester
7 7 (11.11%) Software Tester
8 4 (6.35%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) QA Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Software Tester
9 3 (4.76%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (4.76%) Software Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Software QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.86%) Gherkin
2 6 (9.52%) Web Services
3 4 (6.35%) .NET
4 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.59%) Behat
5 1 (1.59%) SOAP
5 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (58.73%) Automated Testing
2 27 (42.86%) BDD
3 22 (34.92%) SDLC
4 21 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 21 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 21 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 21 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (33.33%) V-Model
4 21 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 20 (31.75%) Integration Testing
6 18 (28.57%) Automation Testing
7 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 6 (9.52%) Functional Testing
11 5 (7.94%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (7.94%) OO
11 5 (7.94%) OOP
12 4 (6.35%) Load Testing
12 4 (6.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) C#
1 30 (47.62%) Java
2 4 (6.35%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.59%) C++
3 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 6 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) SAP
2 5 (7.94%) HP
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) Telerik
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