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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 71 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 14 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.26% 1.20% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.69% 7.10% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 7
Average salary £42,500 £52,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.26% +48.57%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -6.57%
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
182 183 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.37% 16.96% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 138 166 169
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +9 7 £32,500 -40.90%
Colchester -1 1 £32,500 -
QuickTest Pro
East of England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 20 (57.14%) VBScript
3 15 (42.86%) VB
3 15 (42.86%) Java
4 14 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 13 (37.14%) ISEB
6 12 (34.29%) SQL
6 12 (34.29%) Selenium
7 11 (31.43%) Finance
8 10 (28.57%) ISTQB
8 10 (28.57%) HP
8 10 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
9 9 (25.71%) C#
10 8 (22.86%) Windows
10 8 (22.86%) SAP
10 8 (22.86%) VBA
10 8 (22.86%) .NET
11 7 (20.00%) Apple iOS
11 7 (20.00%) Oracle
11 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
11 7 (20.00%) PHP
11 7 (20.00%) OO
11 7 (20.00%) CRM
11 7 (20.00%) JD Edwards
11 7 (20.00%) Marketing
11 7 (20.00%) Oracle CRM
11 7 (20.00%) Magento
12 6 (17.14%) IBM
12 6 (17.14%) Automation Testing

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (11.43%) MS Office
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle CRM
1 7 (20.00%) Magento
2 3 (8.57%) AWD
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Selenium
2 4 (11.43%) TestDirector
3 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.86%) XMLSpy
4 1 (2.86%) JMeter
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.86%) MSTest
4 1 (2.86%) Moq
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Test Specialist
1 20 (57.14%) Automation Specialist
2 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Test Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Test Automation Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Test Automation Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
4 7 (20.00%) OO
4 7 (20.00%) CRM
5 6 (17.14%) Automation Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 5 (14.29%) Analytics
6 5 (14.29%) Wealth Management
7 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.71%) Test Management
9 1 (2.86%) ITIL
9 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.86%) Scrum
9 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.86%) TDD
9 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) VBScript
2 15 (42.86%) VB
2 15 (42.86%) Java
3 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) C#
5 8 (22.86%) VBA
6 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) ISEB
2 10 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) HP
2 8 (22.86%) SAP
3 7 (20.00%) JD Edwards
3 7 (20.00%) Oracle
4 6 (17.14%) IBM
5 5 (14.29%) Microsoft