The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 83 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 14 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.39% 1.00% 1.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.11% 6.07% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 17
Average salary £48,750 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,500 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
HP UFT
East of 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 Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
197 214 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.56% 16.40% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 149 177 130
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,400 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Essex

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

HP UFT Salary Trend in Essex

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Essex

HP UFT
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Brentwood 0 5 £47,500 +17.28%
Colchester +1 2 - -
Basildon - 2 £32,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £60,000 -
HP UFT
East of England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 25 (48.08%) LoadRunner
1 25 (48.08%) QA
1 25 (48.08%) Test Scripting
2 23 (44.23%) ISTQB
3 22 (42.31%) Test Strategy
4 19 (36.54%) HP
4 19 (36.54%) ISEB
5 18 (34.62%) Test Management
6 15 (28.85%) Test Automation
6 15 (28.85%) Finance
7 14 (26.92%) SQL
7 14 (26.92%) Degree
8 13 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 12 (23.08%) Java
9 12 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (21.15%) SoapUI
10 11 (21.15%) Selenium
11 10 (19.23%) Law
12 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
12 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
12 9 (17.31%) SOAP
12 9 (17.31%) Oracle
12 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (17.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (15.38%) MS Office
13 8 (15.38%) SAP
13 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
14 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
14 7 (13.46%) TestDirector
14 7 (13.46%) AS400

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 6 (11.54%) JBoss
2 2 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 8 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (48.08%) LoadRunner
2 11 (21.15%) Selenium
2 11 (21.15%) SoapUI
3 7 (13.46%) TestDirector
4 6 (11.54%) JIRA
4 6 (11.54%) JUnit
5 4 (7.69%) Ant
5 4 (7.69%) Cactus
5 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.69%) DbUnit
5 4 (7.69%) JIRA Agile
5 4 (7.69%) JMeter
5 4 (7.69%) Maven
5 4 (7.69%) NUnit
5 4 (7.69%) Rational Functional Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.77%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.77%) XMLSpy
7 2 (3.85%) Gerrit
7 2 (3.85%) Gradle
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Law
3 6 (11.54%) Legal
4 2 (3.85%) Back Office
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Front Office
5 1 (1.92%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Team Leader
2 18 (34.62%) Technical Leader
3 16 (30.77%) Test Leader
3 16 (30.77%) Test Team Leader
4 15 (28.85%) Technical Team Leader
5 13 (25.00%) Analyst
6 12 (23.08%) QA Analyst
6 12 (23.08%) Tester
7 7 (13.46%) QA Specialist
8 5 (9.62%) LoadRunner Tester
9 4 (7.69%) Automation Specialist
9 4 (7.69%) QA Tester
10 3 (5.77%) Automation Tester
10 3 (5.77%) Technical Tester
11 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 2 (3.85%) Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
11 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) SOAP
2 4 (7.69%) Java EE
2 4 (7.69%) Swing
3 2 (3.85%) .NET
3 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.85%) HTML
3 2 (3.85%) HTML5
3 2 (3.85%) J2EE
3 2 (3.85%) JSON
3 2 (3.85%) Spring
3 2 (3.85%) Struts
3 2 (3.85%) Web Services
3 2 (3.85%) WSDL
3 2 (3.85%) XML
3 2 (3.85%) XSD
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
3 7 (13.46%) AS400
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
1 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Test Scripting
2 22 (42.31%) Test Strategy
3 18 (34.62%) Test Management
4 15 (28.85%) Test Automation
5 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
6 7 (13.46%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (13.46%) Service Management
7 5 (9.62%) Line Management
7 5 (9.62%) Test Planning
8 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.69%) Functional Testing
8 4 (7.69%) QA Automation
8 4 (7.69%) SDLC
8 4 (7.69%) Software Delivery
9 3 (5.77%) Defect Management
9 3 (5.77%) Regression Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Use Case
10 2 (3.85%) Cross-Browser Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 12 (23.08%) Java
3 4 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) Groovy
4 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.85%) VBA
4 2 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) ISTQB
2 19 (36.54%) ISEB
3 14 (26.92%) Degree
4 9 (17.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (48.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.85%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) HP
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Oracle
3 8 (15.38%) SAP
4 4 (7.69%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Citrix
Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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