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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 94 92 84
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 6 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.47% 1.13% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.67% 9.62% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 7
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
225 156 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.77% 11.73% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 175 122 151
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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
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 30 June 2015. 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 -6 6 £45,000 -
HP UFT
East of England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (73.68%) ISTQB
3 12 (63.16%) SoapUI
4 11 (57.89%) Finance
4 11 (57.89%) SOAP
4 11 (57.89%) E-Commerce
5 10 (52.63%) Middleware
5 10 (52.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (47.37%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (47.37%) Selenium
7 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
8 7 (36.84%) XMLSpy
9 6 (31.58%) HP
9 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
10 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
11 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
11 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 4 (21.05%) MS Office
12 3 (15.79%) TestDirector
12 3 (15.79%) Degree
12 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
12 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
13 2 (10.53%) Banking
13 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
13 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
13 2 (10.53%) AWD
13 2 (10.53%) Data Conversion
13 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
13 2 (10.53%) ISEB
13 2 (10.53%) Java

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) SoapUI
2 9 (47.37%) Selenium
3 7 (36.84%) XMLSpy
4 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
5 3 (15.79%) TestDirector
6 1 (5.26%) DbUnit
6 1 (5.26%) JProfiler
6 1 (5.26%) Hudson
6 1 (5.26%) Redmine
6 1 (5.26%) Ant
6 1 (5.26%) JUnit
6 1 (5.26%) Rational Rose
6 1 (5.26%) JMeter
6 1 (5.26%) NUnit
6 1 (5.26%) ArgoUML
6 1 (5.26%) Maven
6 1 (5.26%) Cactus
6 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
6 1 (5.26%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Analyst
2 14 (73.68%) QA Analyst
3 10 (52.63%) Test Analyst
4 8 (42.11%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) QA Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) SOAP
2 10 (52.63%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Java EE
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Data Conversion
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) E-Commerce
2 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Use Case
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Web Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Test Management
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.26%) System Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) OOP
6 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
1 2 (10.53%) VBScript
1 2 (10.53%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) VBA
2 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) ISTQB
2 10 (52.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) IBM