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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 69 93 72
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -21
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 36 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.03% 0.63% 1.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.39% 4.91% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28 2 5
Average salary £55,000 £61,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.20% +28.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
207 163 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.39% 12.78% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 161 113 127
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 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 11 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
Colchester - 18 £55,000 -
Brentwood +7 8 £47,500 -22.44%
Chelmsford - 3 £60,000 - 1
HP UFT
East of England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 33 (56.90%) QA
2 24 (41.38%) Test Scripting
3 23 (39.66%) ISTQB
3 23 (39.66%) HP
4 21 (36.21%) LoadRunner
5 19 (32.76%) ISEB
5 19 (32.76%) Finance
5 19 (32.76%) Test Strategy
6 18 (31.03%) Test Automation
7 17 (29.31%) Test Management
8 16 (27.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (25.86%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (25.86%) SQL
10 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
11 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
11 13 (22.41%) MS Office
11 13 (22.41%) Degree
12 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
12 12 (20.69%) TestDirector
13 10 (17.24%) Law
13 10 (17.24%) SAP
13 10 (17.24%) Oracle
13 10 (17.24%) SoapUI
14 9 (15.52%) Selenium
14 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
14 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
14 9 (15.52%) AS400
15 8 (13.79%) Java
15 8 (13.79%) SOAP
15 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 (10.34%) JBoss
2 2 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
1 13 (22.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) LoadRunner
2 12 (20.69%) TestDirector
3 10 (17.24%) SoapUI
4 9 (15.52%) Selenium
5 6 (10.34%) JUnit
6 5 (8.62%) JIRA
7 4 (6.90%) Ant
7 4 (6.90%) Cactus
7 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.90%) DbUnit
7 4 (6.90%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (6.90%) JMeter
7 4 (6.90%) Maven
7 4 (6.90%) NUnit
7 4 (6.90%) Rational Functional Tester
8 3 (5.17%) WebDriver
8 3 (5.17%) XMLSpy
9 2 (3.45%) Gerrit
9 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.45%) Gradle
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Law
3 6 (10.34%) Legal
4 2 (3.45%) Back Office
4 2 (3.45%) Front Office
5 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Analyst
2 19 (32.76%) QA Analyst
3 18 (31.03%) Team Leader
4 17 (29.31%) Technical Leader
5 15 (25.86%) Test Leader
5 15 (25.86%) Test Team Leader
6 14 (24.14%) Technical Team Leader
7 10 (17.24%) QA Specialist
8 8 (13.79%) Tester
9 7 (12.07%) Test Analyst
10 6 (10.34%) Automation Specialist
11 4 (6.90%) QA Tester
12 3 (5.17%) Automation Analyst
12 3 (5.17%) Automation Test Analyst
12 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 3 (5.17%) LoadRunner Tester
12 3 (5.17%) QA Test Analyst
12 3 (5.17%) Technical Tester
13 2 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
13 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) SOAP
2 4 (6.90%) Java EE
2 4 (6.90%) Swing
3 3 (5.17%) Middleware
4 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.45%) HTML
4 2 (3.45%) HTML5
4 2 (3.45%) J2EE
4 2 (3.45%) JSON
4 2 (3.45%) Spring
4 2 (3.45%) Struts
4 2 (3.45%) Web Services
4 2 (3.45%) WSDL
4 2 (3.45%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) XSD
5 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.52%) AS400
2 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Linux
1 2 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Test Scripting
2 19 (32.76%) Test Strategy
3 18 (31.03%) Test Automation
4 17 (29.31%) Test Management
5 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
6 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (12.07%) QA Automation
7 7 (12.07%) Service Management
7 7 (12.07%) Test Planning
8 6 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.90%) ETL
9 4 (6.90%) Functional Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Line Management
9 4 (6.90%) SDLC
9 4 (6.90%) Software Delivery
10 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.17%) Defect Management
10 3 (5.17%) Regression Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) Java
3 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.72%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) Groovy
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (39.66%) ISTQB
2 19 (32.76%) ISEB
3 16 (27.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (22.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (56.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (25.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) HP
2 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.24%) Oracle
3 10 (17.24%) SAP
4 4 (6.90%) IBM
Chelmsford, Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
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