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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 92 101 75
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -26
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.19% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.10% 1.83% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £65,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+136.36% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
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
182 164 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.72% 14.08% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 146 146 112
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,743
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
West Malling - 2 £65,000 -
QuickTest Pro
South East

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (75.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (75.00%) ISEB
2 6 (75.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) V-Model
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JD Edwards
4 2 (25.00%) TestDirector
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) Usability Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) QA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Principle Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) V-Model
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft