The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 113 130 123
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 35 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.45% 0.60% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.54% 3.93% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 6
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £42,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
410 356 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.03% 15.33% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 378 291 283
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Hertfordshire region.

HP UFT Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

HP UFT
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Watford +10 19 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Borehamwood - 2 £50,000 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £43,500 -
HP UFT
East of England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing HP UFT 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 HP UFT.

1 36 (70.59%) SQL
2 34 (66.67%) UNIX
3 31 (60.78%) Java
4 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (58.82%) Automated Testing
5 29 (56.86%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (54.90%) QA
7 26 (50.98%) Regression Testing
8 24 (47.06%) Finance
8 24 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
9 20 (39.22%) System Testing
9 20 (39.22%) HP
10 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
10 19 (37.25%) Selenium
11 18 (35.29%) MS Office
12 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
12 17 (33.33%) Manual Testing
13 16 (31.37%) Time Management
13 16 (31.37%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (31.37%) JIRA
13 16 (31.37%) Cucumber
14 15 (29.41%) E-Commerce
14 15 (29.41%) IBM
14 15 (29.41%) PL/SQL
15 14 (27.45%) HTML
15 14 (27.45%) XML
15 14 (27.45%) ISEB
16 13 (25.49%) Scrum
16 13 (25.49%) LoadRunner
17 12 (23.53%) Test Automation

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing HP UFT 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 HP UFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (17.65%) MQSeries
1 9 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) MS Office
2 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Telnet
1 6 (11.76%) SSH
1 6 (11.76%) PuTTY
2 4 (7.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) DB2
1 9 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (17.65%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Selenium
2 16 (31.37%) Cucumber
2 16 (31.37%) JIRA
3 13 (25.49%) LoadRunner
4 6 (11.76%) Toad
4 6 (11.76%) JMeter
5 5 (9.80%) Bugzilla
5 5 (9.80%) TestDirector
5 5 (9.80%) TestLink
6 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.84%) Subversion
6 4 (7.84%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.92%) ClearQuest
General
1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Analyst
1 26 (50.98%) Test Analyst
2 14 (27.45%) Senior Analyst
2 14 (27.45%) Tester
2 14 (27.45%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Automation Tester
3 5 (9.80%) Test Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Test Team Leader
4 4 (7.84%) Team Leader
5 2 (3.92%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Test Consultant
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) Test Leader
6 1 (1.96%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Java Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) HTML
1 14 (27.45%) XML
2 9 (17.65%) Flash
2 9 (17.65%) J2EE
3 4 (7.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (56.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.65%) Data Integration
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (58.82%) Automated Testing
2 26 (50.98%) Regression Testing
3 20 (39.22%) System Testing
4 17 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 16 (31.37%) Time Management
5 16 (31.37%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (29.41%) E-Commerce
7 13 (25.49%) Scrum
8 12 (23.53%) Test Automation
8 12 (23.53%) Mentoring
9 11 (21.57%) Software Testing
9 11 (21.57%) Project Management
10 9 (17.65%) Data Modelling
10 9 (17.65%) ETL
10 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (15.69%) Waterfall
12 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
13 6 (11.76%) V-Model
13 6 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) SQL
2 31 (60.78%) Java
3 15 (29.41%) PL/SQL
4 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) ISEB
2 11 (21.57%) Degree
3 7 (13.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (13.73%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (54.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) HP
2 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
3 15 (29.41%) IBM
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle
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