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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 109 130 116
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 32 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.48% 0.89% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.07% 4.95% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 18
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,500 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
353 364 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.27% 17.94% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 308 283 268
Average salary £48,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +9 12 £48,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £45,000 -
Royston - 1 - -
HP UFT
East of England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 35 (63.64%) QA
2 33 (60.00%) HP
3 32 (58.18%) Java
3 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (52.73%) SQL
4 29 (52.73%) Unix
5 28 (50.91%) Selenium
6 26 (47.27%) Automated Testing
7 23 (41.82%) Regression Testing
8 21 (38.18%) Scrum
8 21 (38.18%) Cucumber
9 20 (36.36%) Functional Testing
9 20 (36.36%) Finance
9 20 (36.36%) PL/SQL
10 19 (34.55%) LoadRunner
10 19 (34.55%) HP Quality Center
11 18 (32.73%) Test Management
11 18 (32.73%) Oracle Database
11 18 (32.73%) Test Automation
11 18 (32.73%) Oracle
12 17 (30.91%) IBM
12 17 (30.91%) Test Strategy
12 17 (30.91%) Automation Testing
13 15 (27.27%) Manual Testing
14 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
15 13 (23.64%) Software Testing
16 12 (21.82%) Data Modelling
17 11 (20.00%) Project Management
18 10 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Office
2 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) SSH
1 10 (18.18%) Telnet
2 8 (14.55%) PuTTY
3 6 (10.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) DB2
3 1 (1.82%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 28 (50.91%) Selenium
2 21 (38.18%) Cucumber
3 19 (34.55%) LoadRunner
4 10 (18.18%) Toad
5 7 (12.73%) Eclipse
5 7 (12.73%) JMeter
6 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
6 6 (10.91%) Subversion
7 5 (9.09%) JIRA
8 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.64%) Bugzilla
9 2 (3.64%) JBehave
9 2 (3.64%) JUnit
9 2 (3.64%) TestDirector
9 2 (3.64%) TestLink
9 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 10 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Analyst
1 22 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Senior Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) Senior Test Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Tester
4 10 (18.18%) QA Manager
4 10 (18.18%) SAP Manager
4 10 (18.18%) SAP Test Manager
5 8 (14.55%) Automation Tester
5 8 (14.55%) SAP Testing Manager
5 8 (14.55%) Selenium Tester
5 8 (14.55%) Testing Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) XML
2 8 (14.55%) HTML
3 6 (10.91%) JSON
4 3 (5.45%) J2EE
5 1 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.82%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.73%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (52.73%) Unix
2 7 (12.73%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Solaris
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Automated Testing
3 23 (41.82%) Regression Testing
4 21 (38.18%) Scrum
5 20 (36.36%) Functional Testing
6 18 (32.73%) Test Automation
6 18 (32.73%) Test Management
7 17 (30.91%) Automation Testing
7 17 (30.91%) Test Strategy
8 15 (27.27%) Manual Testing
9 13 (23.64%) Software Testing
9 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
10 12 (21.82%) Data Modelling
11 11 (20.00%) Project Management
12 10 (18.18%) Quality Management
13 9 (16.36%) BDD
13 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
13 9 (16.36%) TDD
13 9 (16.36%) V-Model
14 8 (14.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (58.18%) Java
2 29 (52.73%) SQL
3 20 (36.36%) PL/SQL
4 7 (12.73%) Ruby
5 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
1 9 (16.36%) ISTQB
2 8 (14.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (63.64%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) ISO 8583
2 3 (5.45%) ISO20022
Systems Management
1 19 (34.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 33 (60.00%) HP
2 18 (32.73%) Oracle
3 17 (30.91%) IBM
4 10 (18.18%) SAP
5 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
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