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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 80 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 8 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.79% 0.93% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.44% 5.02% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +38.46%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
147 239 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 14.58% 18.44% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 108 189 134
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing HP UFT as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon +5 4 £47,500 -
Brentwood -2 3 - -
HP UFT
East of England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (69.23%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) Validation
4 8 (61.54%) Finance
4 8 (61.54%) C#
4 8 (61.54%) Oracle
4 8 (61.54%) SOAP
5 7 (53.85%) .NET
5 7 (53.85%) JBoss
5 7 (53.85%) JIRA
5 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
6 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (46.15%) HTML5
6 6 (46.15%) Gerrit
6 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
6 6 (46.15%) Gradle
6 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
6 6 (46.15%) JSON
6 6 (46.15%) QA
6 6 (46.15%) SDLC
6 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
6 6 (46.15%) VC++
6 6 (46.15%) Apache
6 6 (46.15%) Unix
6 6 (46.15%) Linux
6 6 (46.15%) Eclipse
6 6 (46.15%) WSDL
6 6 (46.15%) RDBMS

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (53.85%) JBoss
2 6 (46.15%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) Confluence
3 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) RDBMS
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
1 7 (53.85%) JIRA
2 6 (46.15%) Eclipse
2 6 (46.15%) Gerrit
2 6 (46.15%) Gradle
2 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 6 (46.15%) JUnit
3 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
4 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 1 (7.69%) Ant
6 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
6 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
6 1 (7.69%) git-flow
6 1 (7.69%) JProfiler
6 1 (7.69%) Maven
6 1 (7.69%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Lead Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Lead Software Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Environment Delivery Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) SOAP
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
3 6 (46.15%) COM+
3 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) HTML5
3 6 (46.15%) J2EE
3 6 (46.15%) JSON
3 6 (46.15%) Spring
3 6 (46.15%) Struts
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) WSDL
3 6 (46.15%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) XSD
4 2 (15.38%) Apache Wicket
4 2 (15.38%) ELK Stack
4 2 (15.38%) jBPM
5 1 (7.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Validation
3 6 (46.15%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Release Management
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) C++
4 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
4 6 (46.15%) VB.NET
4 6 (46.15%) VC++
5 1 (7.69%) Groovy
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) VBA
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (15.38%) Kibana
2 2 (15.38%) logstash
3 1 (7.69%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix