The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 479 420 383
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -37
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 144 239 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.50% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.87% 2.85% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 115 204 224
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +10.00%
HP UFT
England

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

Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7694 8400 7001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.42% 17.55% 15.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6464 7162 5983
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
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 London

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in London

HP UFT
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT across the London region.

HP UFT Salary Trend in London

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the London region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in London

HP UFT
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the London region over the 3 months to 4 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
City of London -6 49 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Chiswick - 1 £50,000 - 1
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 180 (70.59%) Selenium
2 154 (60.39%) QA
3 139 (54.51%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (45.10%) Finance
5 98 (38.43%) Automated Testing
5 98 (38.43%) SQL
6 94 (36.86%) Java
7 80 (31.37%) C#
8 78 (30.59%) .NET
9 74 (29.02%) Test Automation
10 71 (27.84%) Test Scripting
11 64 (25.10%) Scrum
12 63 (24.71%) Automation Testing
13 57 (22.35%) SOAP
14 52 (20.39%) LoadRunner
15 51 (20.00%) ISTQB
15 51 (20.00%) Manual Testing
15 51 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
16 50 (19.61%) SoapUI
16 50 (19.61%) Microsoft
17 48 (18.82%) Functional Testing
17 48 (18.82%) WebDriver
18 47 (18.43%) Performance Testing
18 47 (18.43%) ISEB
19 46 (18.04%) Oracle
20 44 (17.25%) Banking
20 44 (17.25%) Test Management
20 44 (17.25%) Test Strategy
21 43 (16.86%) SDLC
22 40 (15.69%) Analytical Skills

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.75%) Tomcat
1 7 (2.75%) WebLogic
2 5 (1.96%) IIS
2 5 (1.96%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) SAP HR
1 2 (0.78%) SAP SD
1 2 (0.78%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.78%) SAP MM
1 2 (0.78%) SAP CRM
1 2 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (0.78%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.35%) SaaS
2 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.57%) Firewall
1 4 (1.57%) Network Security
2 3 (1.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.49%) Relational Database
2 13 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (4.31%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (3.14%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.35%) SSDT
6 4 (1.57%) Big Data
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.39%) MySQL
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 180 (70.59%) Selenium
2 52 (20.39%) LoadRunner
3 50 (19.61%) SoapUI
4 48 (18.82%) WebDriver
5 36 (14.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (13.33%) JMeter
7 33 (12.94%) Visual Studio
8 32 (12.55%) Cucumber
9 30 (11.76%) JIRA
10 29 (11.37%) WinRunner
11 24 (9.41%) Rational Functional Tester
12 15 (5.88%) FitNesse
13 14 (5.49%) JUnit
13 14 (5.49%) Jenkins
14 13 (5.10%) SpecFlow
14 13 (5.10%) Subversion
15 12 (4.71%) TeamCity
16 11 (4.31%) Git (software)
17 10 (3.92%) Eclipse
17 10 (3.92%) Rational Robot
General
1 115 (45.10%) Finance
2 44 (17.25%) Banking
3 29 (11.37%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.10%) Retail
4 13 (5.10%) Games
5 11 (4.31%) Polish Language
6 7 (2.75%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.18%) Back Office
9 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 90 (35.29%) Analyst
2 87 (34.12%) Test Analyst
3 60 (23.53%) QA Engineer
4 44 (17.25%) Tester
5 28 (10.98%) Senior QA Engineer
5 28 (10.98%) Test Leader
6 26 (10.20%) Test Engineer
7 25 (9.80%) Automation Tester
8 23 (9.02%) Automation Analyst
9 22 (8.63%) Automation Test Analyst
10 19 (7.45%) Test Manager
11 17 (6.67%) QA Analyst
12 15 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
12 15 (5.88%) QA Tester
12 15 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
13 14 (5.49%) Developer
14 13 (5.10%) QA Test Analyst
15 11 (4.31%) Senior Test Engineer
15 11 (4.31%) Consultant
16 9 (3.53%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (30.59%) .NET
2 57 (22.35%) SOAP
3 27 (10.59%) Gherkin
4 20 (7.84%) REST
5 15 (5.88%) Web Services
5 15 (5.88%) XML
6 11 (4.31%) HTML
6 11 (4.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 7 (2.75%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.35%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.35%) jQuery
9 5 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (1.57%) XBRL
10 4 (1.57%) MSMQ
11 3 (1.18%) XHTML
11 3 (1.18%) CSS
11 3 (1.18%) XSL
12 2 (0.78%) RESTful
12 2 (0.78%) WCF
12 2 (0.78%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.71%) Online Gambling
4 11 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.31%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.14%) Fixed Income
5 8 (3.14%) Equities
6 7 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.35%) Derivative
7 6 (2.35%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.78%) User Experience
8 2 (0.78%) FMCG
8 2 (0.78%) iPad
9 1 (0.39%) CMDB
9 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.39%) Physics
9 1 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.73%) UNIX
2 19 (7.45%) Linux
3 18 (7.06%) Windows
4 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.78%) Android
5 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (54.51%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (38.43%) Automated Testing
3 74 (29.02%) Test Automation
4 71 (27.84%) Test Scripting
5 64 (25.10%) Scrum
6 63 (24.71%) Automation Testing
7 51 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 48 (18.82%) Functional Testing
9 47 (18.43%) Performance Testing
10 44 (17.25%) Test Management
10 44 (17.25%) Test Strategy
11 43 (16.86%) SDLC
12 32 (12.55%) BDD
12 32 (12.55%) Integration Testing
13 31 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (11.76%) User Stories
15 26 (10.20%) Line Management
15 26 (10.20%) Waterfall
15 26 (10.20%) Software Engineering
16 25 (9.80%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 98 (38.43%) SQL
2 94 (36.86%) Java
3 80 (31.37%) C#
4 29 (11.37%) VBScript
5 27 (10.59%) JavaScript
6 22 (8.63%) T-SQL
7 21 (8.24%) C++
7 21 (8.24%) Ruby
8 13 (5.10%) Python
9 12 (4.71%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.92%) C
11 9 (3.53%) Perl
12 8 (3.14%) Korn
12 8 (3.14%) VB
12 8 (3.14%) Bourne shell
13 5 (1.96%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.96%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.57%) VBA
14 4 (1.57%) XPath
14 4 (1.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 47 (18.43%) ISEB
3 27 (10.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 26 (10.20%) Degree
5 7 (2.75%) PMP
5 7 (2.75%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.18%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (60.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 51 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) Puppet
2 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.39%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 50 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 46 (18.04%) Oracle
3 31 (12.16%) HP
4 15 (5.88%) SAP
5 12 (4.71%) IBM
6 7 (2.75%) WorldPay
7 3 (1.18%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.39%) Cognos
8 1 (0.39%) Calypso
8 1 (0.39%) CA
8 1 (0.39%) Sage
8 1 (0.39%) Perforce
8 1 (0.39%) Infor
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