The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 89 88 80
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 13 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.01% 1.77% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.50% 13.44% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 7
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
QuickTest Pro
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
200 186 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.52% 13.20% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 162 137 133
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 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 12 £43,500 -8.42%
Colchester - 1 £32,500 -
QuickTest Pro
East of England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (78.95%) E-Commerce
2 15 (78.95%) SoapUI
3 14 (73.68%) SOAP
4 13 (68.42%) ISTQB
5 12 (63.16%) Finance
6 11 (57.89%) Middleware
6 11 (57.89%) Selenium
7 9 (47.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (42.11%) XMLSpy
8 8 (42.11%) HP
8 8 (42.11%) Automation Testing
8 8 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
9 5 (26.32%) SQL
9 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
10 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
10 4 (21.05%) MS Office
10 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
11 3 (15.79%) CSS
11 3 (15.79%) HTML
11 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
12 2 (10.53%) Degree
12 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
12 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
12 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
12 2 (10.53%) TestDirector
12 2 (10.53%) Banking

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) SoapUI
2 11 (57.89%) Selenium
3 8 (42.11%) XMLSpy
4 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
5 2 (10.53%) 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 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Analyst
2 13 (68.42%) QA Analyst
3 12 (63.16%) Test Analyst
4 9 (47.37%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) QA Specialist
6 2 (10.53%) Test Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
7 1 (5.26%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) SOAP
2 11 (57.89%) Middleware
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) Swing
4 1 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Data Conversion
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) E-Commerce
2 8 (42.11%) Automation Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Use Case
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Test Management
7 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) System Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
7 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) ISTQB
2 9 (47.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) IBM