The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 125 129 128
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 14 4 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.61% 0.20% 1.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.81% 1.26% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 27
Average salary £42,500 £34,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.30% -18.23%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.28%
QuickTest Pro
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
367 317 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.12% 15.72% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 295 280 441
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%

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
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 17 September 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 -5 3 £40,000 -46.66%
St Albans - 2 £32,500 -
QuickTest Pro
East of England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 27 (90.00%) Java
2 21 (70.00%) Selenium
2 21 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 19 (63.33%) QA
3 19 (63.33%) Automation Testing
3 19 (63.33%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (60.00%) SQL
4 18 (60.00%) UNIX
5 15 (50.00%) Finance
6 12 (40.00%) JUnit
6 12 (40.00%) Software Testing
7 11 (36.67%) Banking
8 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
8 10 (33.33%) Degree
9 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (30.00%) J2EE
9 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (30.00%) TDD
9 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (30.00%) JBehave
9 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
9 9 (30.00%) BDD
9 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
11 6 (20.00%) Oracle
11 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
12 5 (16.67%) V-Model
12 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 4 (13.33%) EFT

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 21 (70.00%) Selenium
2 12 (40.00%) JUnit
3 9 (30.00%) JBehave
3 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (10.00%) ClearQuest
4 3 (10.00%) JIRA
5 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Test Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 6 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Technical Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) J2EE
2 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (10.00%) Spring
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (13.33%) EFT
4 2 (6.67%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 19 (63.33%) Automation Testing
3 12 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) TDD
4 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (30.00%) BDD
5 5 (16.67%) V-Model
5 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Line Management
7 2 (6.67%) UML
7 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.67%) Usability Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Web Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) Java
2 18 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (63.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
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