The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 88 107 109
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.93% 0.19% 0.089%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.92% 0.68% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 1
Average salary £36,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
HP UFT
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Development Applications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
255 293 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.65% 27.72% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 220 254 188
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Kent region.

HP UFT Salary Trend in Kent

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Kent region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Kent

HP UFT
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Kent region over the 3 months to 8 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
Folkestone - 5 £36,000 -
West Malling - 3 £55,250 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £40,000 -
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (93.75%) Test Scripting
3 13 (81.25%) Automated Testing
4 12 (75.00%) Finance
5 11 (68.75%) Change Management
5 11 (68.75%) C
5 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
6 5 (31.25%) QA
7 4 (25.00%) Selenium
7 4 (25.00%) C#
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) Test Planning
8 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
8 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
8 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
9 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Test Management
9 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (12.50%) Back Office
9 2 (12.50%) .NET
9 2 (12.50%) SOAP
9 2 (12.50%) UML
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
10 1 (6.25%) QA Automation
10 1 (6.25%) HP
10 1 (6.25%) User Stories

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
2 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Automation Engineer
2 12 (75.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 12 (75.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (93.75%) Test Scripting
3 13 (81.25%) Automated Testing
4 11 (68.75%) Change Management
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Test Management
6 2 (12.50%) UML
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.25%) QA Automation
7 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C
1 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP