The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 171 156 103
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -53
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 8 27 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 0.72% 1.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.52% 4.09% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 56
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £43,164 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
QuickTest Pro
West Yorkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
526 660 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 14.02% 17.61% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 446 477 395
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Leeds

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
4 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
5 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (42.86%) ISEB
7 5 (35.71%) .NET
7 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
7 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
8 4 (28.57%) Finance
8 4 (28.57%) QA
8 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
9 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
9 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
9 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
9 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma
9 3 (21.43%) Validation
9 3 (21.43%) Degree
9 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
9 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
9 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
9 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (14.29%) Java
10 2 (14.29%) Web Services

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 2 (14.29%) FitNesse
4 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.14%) Sahi
5 1 (7.14%) Maven
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) WATIR
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Software Tester
1 6 (42.86%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Validation
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma
6 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) HP