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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 88 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 8 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.66% 1.62% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.67% 12.71% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 4
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £41,900 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,550 £55,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
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
218 181 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.88% 12.77% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 176 134 116
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
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 May 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 +2 8 £43,500 +8.75%
QuickTest Pro
East of England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 15 (71.43%) SoapUI
3 14 (66.67%) SOAP
4 13 (61.90%) ISTQB
4 13 (61.90%) Finance
5 12 (57.14%) Selenium
6 11 (52.38%) Middleware
7 10 (47.62%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (42.86%) Automation Testing
8 9 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (38.10%) XMLSpy
9 8 (38.10%) HP
10 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
11 5 (23.81%) WebDriver
11 5 (23.81%) SQL
11 5 (23.81%) Software Delivery
11 5 (23.81%) SDLC
12 4 (19.05%) MS Office
12 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
12 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
12 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
13 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
13 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 3 (14.29%) CSS
13 3 (14.29%) HTML
14 2 (9.52%) TestDirector
14 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
14 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
14 2 (9.52%) Degree

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) SoapUI
2 12 (57.14%) Selenium
3 8 (38.10%) XMLSpy
4 5 (23.81%) WebDriver
5 2 (9.52%) TestDirector
6 1 (4.76%) ArgoUML
6 1 (4.76%) Maven
6 1 (4.76%) Cactus
6 1 (4.76%) FitNesse
6 1 (4.76%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.76%) DbUnit
6 1 (4.76%) JProfiler
6 1 (4.76%) Hudson
6 1 (4.76%) NUnit
6 1 (4.76%) JMeter
6 1 (4.76%) Ant
6 1 (4.76%) JUnit
6 1 (4.76%) Rational Rose
6 1 (4.76%) Redmine
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Analyst
2 14 (66.67%) QA Analyst
3 13 (61.90%) Test Analyst
4 9 (42.86%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) QA Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Test Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Senior QA Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.76%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) SOAP
2 11 (52.38%) Middleware
3 3 (14.29%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) Java EE
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Data Conversion
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 9 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (23.81%) Software Delivery
4 5 (23.81%) SDLC
5 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Use Case
8 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Test Management
8 1 (4.76%) System Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.76%) Open Source
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
3 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) ISTQB
2 9 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) HP
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) IBM