The first table below looks at the demand for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 131 131 133
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 16 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.64% 0.47% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.40% 2.62% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 17
Average salary £42,500 £31,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.09% -27.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £27,500 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
364 382 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.61% 18.04% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 316 310 388
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
QuickTest Pro
East of England

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

QuickTest Pro
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

QuickTest Pro Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

QuickTest Pro
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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 -19 6 £40,000 -
Rickmansworth - 3 £45,000 -
St Albans - 1 £32,500 -
QuickTest Pro
East of England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 36 (87.80%) Java
2 33 (80.49%) SQL
2 33 (80.49%) UNIX
3 26 (63.41%) Selenium
4 24 (58.54%) Test Scripting
4 24 (58.54%) Finance
5 23 (56.10%) Software Testing
6 22 (53.66%) ISTQB
6 22 (53.66%) Degree
6 22 (53.66%) QA
6 22 (53.66%) Automation Testing
7 20 (48.78%) Banking
8 11 (26.83%) Regression Testing
9 10 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (19.51%) Windows
10 8 (19.51%) Linux
10 8 (19.51%) VB
11 6 (14.63%) JIRA
11 6 (14.63%) Oracle
11 6 (14.63%) VBScript
11 6 (14.63%) JUnit
11 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
11 6 (14.63%) EFT
11 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
12 5 (12.20%) V-Model
13 4 (9.76%) Web Testing
13 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
13 4 (9.76%) Validation
13 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
13 4 (9.76%) Quality Management

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 26 (63.41%) Selenium
2 6 (14.63%) JUnit
2 6 (14.63%) JIRA
3 3 (7.32%) ClearQuest
3 3 (7.32%) JBehave
3 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (58.54%) Finance
2 20 (48.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Test Engineer
2 18 (43.90%) Tester
3 10 (24.39%) Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Test Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) Senior Test Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Senior Tester
6 5 (12.20%) Software Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) QA Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Technical Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Automation Tester
7 3 (7.32%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) J2EE
1 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
1 3 (7.32%) Spring
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) EFT
2 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.88%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) UNIX
2 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Test Scripting
2 23 (56.10%) Software Testing
3 22 (53.66%) Automation Testing
4 11 (26.83%) Regression Testing
5 5 (12.20%) V-Model
6 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.76%) Data Validation
6 4 (9.76%) Validation
6 4 (9.76%) OO
6 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.76%) Quality Management
6 4 (9.76%) Web Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Test Management
7 3 (7.32%) Manual Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Compatibility Testing
7 3 (7.32%) TDD
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.32%) BDD
8 2 (4.88%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (87.80%) Java
2 33 (80.49%) SQL
3 8 (19.51%) VB
4 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
4 6 (14.63%) VBScript
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) ISTQB
1 22 (53.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (53.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Google