The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 98 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.30% - 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.09% - 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +7.85%
QuickTest Pro
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
274 222 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.57% 19.37% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 236 190 106
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Kent

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Kent

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) VCP4
4 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft