The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 144 94 128
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +34
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 29 61 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.75% 2.16% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.34% 12.82% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 60 17
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,164 £35,000 £37,700
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -2.66%
Development Applications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
668 476 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.37% 16.89% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 487 378 399
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
QuickTest Pro
West Yorkshire

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 16 April 2014, 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 36 (87.80%) Selenium
2 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (46.34%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (43.90%) XML
5 17 (41.46%) SQL
6 16 (39.02%) XSD
7 15 (36.59%) Test Management
7 15 (36.59%) QA
7 15 (36.59%) SOAP
7 15 (36.59%) Web Services
7 15 (36.59%) WSDL
7 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
7 15 (36.59%) HP
7 15 (36.59%) ISEB
7 15 (36.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (36.59%) Test Automation
8 14 (34.15%) LoadRunner
8 14 (34.15%) Business Analysis
8 14 (34.15%) Usability Testing
9 13 (31.71%) Cucumber
10 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
11 11 (26.83%) Software Testing
12 10 (24.39%) FitNesse
12 10 (24.39%) WinRunner
13 9 (21.95%) DSDM
13 9 (21.95%) .NET
13 9 (21.95%) SoapUI
13 9 (21.95%) SpecFlow
14 8 (19.51%) ATDD
14 8 (19.51%) User Stories

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Redis
2 2 (4.88%) Riak
Development Applications
1 36 (87.80%) Selenium
2 15 (36.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (34.15%) LoadRunner
4 13 (31.71%) Cucumber
5 10 (24.39%) FitNesse
5 10 (24.39%) WinRunner
6 9 (21.95%) SoapUI
6 9 (21.95%) SpecFlow
7 7 (17.07%) WebDriver
8 5 (12.20%) JMeter
9 4 (9.76%) WATIR
10 2 (4.88%) eggPlant
10 2 (4.88%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (2.44%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Publishing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (73.17%) Analyst
2 28 (68.29%) Test Analyst
3 16 (39.02%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (34.15%) Senior Test Analyst
5 13 (31.71%) Tester
6 7 (17.07%) Software Tester
6 7 (17.07%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Test Leader
8 3 (7.32%) QA Leader
9 2 (4.88%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Web Tester
9 2 (4.88%) Manual Tester
10 1 (2.44%) Coordinator
10 1 (2.44%) Test Coordinator
10 1 (2.44%) QA Test Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) QA Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) XML
2 16 (39.02%) XSD
3 15 (36.59%) WSDL
3 15 (36.59%) SOAP
3 15 (36.59%) Web Services
4 9 (21.95%) .NET
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Open Source
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) UNIX
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Solaris
1 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Test Management
2 15 (36.59%) Test Automation
3 14 (34.15%) Usability Testing
3 14 (34.15%) Business Analysis
4 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
5 11 (26.83%) Software Testing
6 9 (21.95%) DSDM
7 8 (19.51%) BDD
7 8 (19.51%) ATDD
7 8 (19.51%) User Stories
8 7 (17.07%) Automation Testing
9 6 (14.63%) Performance Testing
9 6 (14.63%) TDD
10 4 (9.76%) Scrum
10 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
10 4 (9.76%) Test Strategy
11 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.88%) Manual Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.88%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) ISEB
2 8 (19.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (46.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
1 15 (36.59%) HP
2 2 (4.88%) VMware
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle