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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 117 122 134
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 16 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.82% 1.38% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.49% 7.89% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 15
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
356 418 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.35% 17.42% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 338 382 286
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing HP UFT as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +8 5 £60,000 +33.33%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £33,750 -
Royston - 1 - -
HP UFT
East of England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 43 (91.49%) HP
2 39 (82.98%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (80.85%) Selenium
4 36 (76.60%) Finance
5 28 (59.57%) SQL
6 27 (57.45%) Automation Testing
7 26 (55.32%) Functional Testing
7 26 (55.32%) Test Management
7 26 (55.32%) Test Scripting
7 26 (55.32%) Cucumber
8 24 (51.06%) Test Automation
9 19 (40.43%) QA
10 17 (36.17%) JIRA
11 16 (34.04%) Automated Testing
11 16 (34.04%) BDD
12 15 (31.91%) Regression Testing
12 15 (31.91%) Java
12 15 (31.91%) Unix
13 14 (29.79%) IBM
13 14 (29.79%) VB
13 14 (29.79%) SOAP
13 14 (29.79%) SoapUI
14 13 (27.66%) REST
14 13 (27.66%) Waterfall
14 13 (27.66%) WebDriver
14 13 (27.66%) V-Model
14 13 (27.66%) API Testing
14 13 (27.66%) Scrum
15 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
15 11 (23.40%) Oracle

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.38%) Confluence
2 3 (6.38%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) PuTTY
1 1 (2.13%) SSH
1 1 (2.13%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.51%) Data Mining
3 3 (6.38%) DB2
3 3 (6.38%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 38 (80.85%) Selenium
2 26 (55.32%) Cucumber
3 17 (36.17%) JIRA
4 14 (29.79%) SoapUI
5 13 (27.66%) WebDriver
6 5 (10.64%) LoadRunner
7 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.13%) Toad
General
1 36 (76.60%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Analyst
1 37 (78.72%) Test Analyst
2 17 (36.17%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Tester
4 4 (8.51%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Automation Tester
5 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Portfolio Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Portfolio Test Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Unix Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.13%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) SOAP
2 13 (27.66%) REST
3 4 (8.51%) HTML
3 4 (8.51%) XML
4 3 (6.38%) Flash
4 3 (6.38%) J2EE
5 1 (2.13%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Data Integration
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) NHS
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Unix
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Solaris
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (82.98%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (57.45%) Automation Testing
3 26 (55.32%) Functional Testing
3 26 (55.32%) Test Management
3 26 (55.32%) Test Scripting
4 24 (51.06%) Test Automation
5 16 (34.04%) Automated Testing
5 16 (34.04%) BDD
6 15 (31.91%) Regression Testing
7 13 (27.66%) API Testing
7 13 (27.66%) Scrum
7 13 (27.66%) V-Model
7 13 (27.66%) Waterfall
8 11 (23.40%) Exploratory Testing
8 11 (23.40%) Smoke Testing
9 10 (21.28%) Integration Testing
10 9 (19.15%) Agile Testing
10 9 (19.15%) Data Modelling
11 8 (17.02%) Translating Business Requirements
12 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) SQL
2 15 (31.91%) Java
3 14 (29.79%) VB
4 11 (23.40%) PL/SQL
5 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) ISEB
2 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (40.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.13%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 43 (91.49%) HP
2 14 (29.79%) IBM
3 11 (23.40%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) SAP