The first table below looks at the demand for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 79 83 86
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 14 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.17% 0.74% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.40% 4.32% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 7
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +72.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Development Applications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
149 185 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.50% 17.11% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 127 166 226
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%
QuickTest Pro
East of England

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Essex

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Essex

QuickTest Pro
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

QuickTest Pro Salary Histogram in Essex

QuickTest Pro
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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 +7 4 £32,500 -40.90%
Colchester -7 1 £32,500 -23.52%
QuickTest Pro
East of England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Pro.

1 24 (58.54%) Test Automation
2 22 (53.66%) VBScript
3 16 (39.02%) VB
3 16 (39.02%) HP
4 15 (36.59%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (34.15%) SQL
5 14 (34.15%) Software Testing
6 13 (31.71%) Java
7 10 (24.39%) .NET
7 10 (24.39%) SAP
7 10 (24.39%) Windows
7 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
7 10 (24.39%) Automation Testing
8 9 (21.95%) Apple iOS
8 9 (21.95%) Magento
8 9 (21.95%) IBM
8 9 (21.95%) JD Edwards
8 9 (21.95%) ISEB
8 9 (21.95%) OO
8 9 (21.95%) CRM
8 9 (21.95%) Oracle
8 9 (21.95%) PHP
8 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
8 9 (21.95%) Finance
8 9 (21.95%) Oracle CRM
8 9 (21.95%) Marketing
9 8 (19.51%) QA
9 8 (19.51%) Wealth Management
9 8 (19.51%) ISTQB
9 8 (19.51%) Waterfall

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Pro. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Magento
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (4.88%) AWD
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Selenium
2 3 (7.32%) TestDirector
3 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.44%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.44%) MSTest
4 1 (2.44%) Moq
4 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.44%) JMeter
4 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.44%) XMLSpy
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
1 9 (21.95%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Automation Specialist
1 22 (53.66%) Test Specialist
2 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 14 (34.15%) Test Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Test Automation Specialist
3 5 (12.20%) Automation Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Test Leader
4 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Test Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Tester
4 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) QA Tester
5 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Test Automation
2 14 (34.15%) Software Testing
3 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
3 10 (24.39%) Automation Testing
4 9 (21.95%) OO
4 9 (21.95%) CRM
5 8 (19.51%) Wealth Management
5 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
6 6 (14.63%) Test Strategy
6 6 (14.63%) Analytics
7 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.32%) Test Management
8 3 (7.32%) Performance Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Stress Testing
9 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Web Testing
10 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.44%) Manual Testing
10 1 (2.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) VBScript
2 16 (39.02%) VB
3 14 (34.15%) SQL
4 13 (31.71%) Java
5 9 (21.95%) PHP
5 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
6 5 (12.20%) C#
7 4 (9.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) ISEB
2 8 (19.51%) ISTQB
3 7 (17.07%) Degree
4 5 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (36.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) HP
2 10 (24.39%) SAP
3 9 (21.95%) IBM
3 9 (21.95%) JD Edwards
3 9 (21.95%) Oracle
4 5 (12.20%) Microsoft