The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 81 103 88
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 24 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.63% 0.27% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.34% 2.01% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 22 0 5
Average salary £50,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.00%
HP UFT
Scotland

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

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
232 199 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.75% 13.37% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 168 157 110
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

HP UFT Salary Trend in Edinburgh

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 21 (58.33%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (55.56%) Finance
3 19 (52.78%) Software Testing
4 18 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 16 (44.44%) Test Management
5 16 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 16 (44.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 15 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (36.11%) Test Planning
7 13 (36.11%) Test Automation
7 13 (36.11%) QA
8 11 (30.56%) Cucumber
8 11 (30.56%) HP
9 9 (25.00%) Degree
10 8 (22.22%) Automated Testing
10 8 (22.22%) ISEB
10 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 7 (19.44%) Test Strategy
11 7 (19.44%) SpecFlow
12 6 (16.67%) Line Management
12 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (16.67%) Project Management
12 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (13.89%) Change Management
13 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
13 5 (13.89%) Gherkin
14 4 (11.11%) SQL
15 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
15 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Cucumber
2 7 (19.44%) SpecFlow
3 3 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.56%) JMeter
4 2 (5.56%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (5.56%) MSTest
5 1 (2.78%) WinRunner
5 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.78%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.78%) QAComplete
5 1 (2.78%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 20 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
1 12 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Tester
2 9 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 7 (19.44%) Test Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 3 (8.33%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Test Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) GIS
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Software Testing
2 16 (44.44%) Test Management
2 16 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 13 (36.11%) Test Automation
3 13 (36.11%) Test Planning
4 8 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Test Strategy
6 6 (16.67%) Line Management
6 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Change Management
7 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
9 2 (5.56%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.56%) Coaching
9 2 (5.56%) Scrum
9 2 (5.56%) Validation
9 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Python
2 2 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) VBScript
3 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 16 (44.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 15 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (25.00%) Degree
5 8 (22.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (58.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) HP
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) Charles River
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Siebel
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