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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 97 95 94
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.092% 0.50% 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% 3.31% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -1.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,323
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +8.99%
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
267 151 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.56% 14.97% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 253 129 139
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
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 28 August 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
Dover -2 1 £25,000 -7.40%
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
3 4 (57.14%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
3 4 (57.14%) JD Edwards
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) ERP
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
4 3 (42.86%) Line Management
4 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (28.57%) V-Model
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) TestDirector
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Junior
3 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Junior Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Junior Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Testing Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Head of Testing
4 1 (14.29%) QA Manager
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 4 (57.14%) ERP
2 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Line Management
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) V-Model
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) JD Edwards
3 1 (14.29%) SAP