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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 127 141 125
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 30 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.23% 0.64% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 4.43% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 7
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +32.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
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
420 361 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.21% 14.34% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 364 313 311
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +7 15 £40,000 -
Rickmansworth -16 4 £43,500 -3.33%
Borehamwood - 2 £50,000 -
St Albans -26 1 £32,500 -
HP UFT
East of England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (68.29%) SQL
2 26 (63.41%) UNIX
3 25 (60.98%) Regression Testing
4 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (58.54%) Automated Testing
4 24 (58.54%) QA
4 24 (58.54%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (56.10%) Finance
5 23 (56.10%) Java
6 22 (53.66%) System Testing
7 18 (43.90%) HP
8 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
8 17 (41.46%) Selenium
9 16 (39.02%) MS Office
10 15 (36.59%) MS Excel
10 15 (36.59%) Time Management
11 14 (34.15%) JIRA
11 14 (34.15%) E-Commerce
11 14 (34.15%) IBM
11 14 (34.15%) HP Quality Center
12 13 (31.71%) Manual Testing
12 13 (31.71%) Mentoring
12 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (29.27%) ISEB
14 11 (26.83%) LoadRunner
14 11 (26.83%) HTML
14 11 (26.83%) Flash
14 11 (26.83%) MQSeries
14 11 (26.83%) XML
14 11 (26.83%) JavaScript

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (26.83%) MQSeries
1 11 (26.83%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (39.02%) MS Office
2 15 (36.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) PuTTY
1 2 (4.88%) Telnet
1 2 (4.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) DB2
1 11 (26.83%) DbVisualizer
2 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Selenium
2 14 (34.15%) JIRA
3 11 (26.83%) LoadRunner
4 10 (24.39%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.88%) TestLink
5 2 (4.88%) Toad
5 2 (4.88%) ClearQuest
5 2 (4.88%) TestDirector
5 2 (4.88%) Bugzilla
5 2 (4.88%) JMeter
General
1 23 (56.10%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Test Analyst
1 21 (51.22%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Tester
2 12 (29.27%) Senior Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Team Leader
3 4 (9.76%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (4.88%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Consultant
5 1 (2.44%) Test Consultant
5 1 (2.44%) Automation Tester
5 1 (2.44%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) HTML
1 11 (26.83%) Flash
1 11 (26.83%) XML
1 11 (26.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (58.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) UNIX
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Regression Testing
2 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (58.54%) Automated Testing
3 22 (53.66%) System Testing
4 15 (36.59%) Time Management
5 14 (34.15%) E-Commerce
6 13 (31.71%) Manual Testing
6 13 (31.71%) Mentoring
6 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (24.39%) Project Management
8 9 (21.95%) Software Testing
9 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
10 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
10 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
11 6 (14.63%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
11 6 (14.63%) ETL
12 5 (12.20%) V-Model
12 5 (12.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) SQL
2 23 (56.10%) Java
3 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) ISEB
2 10 (24.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (24.39%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (58.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) HP
2 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
3 14 (34.15%) IBM
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle