The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 172 179 177
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 5 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.22% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 1.07% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 18
Median salary £37,500 £28,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.74% -48.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £27,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +5.26%
HP UFT
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
706 749 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.47% 21.05% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 603 652 513
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing HP UFT as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

HP UFT Salary Trend in Manchester

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Manchester

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 14 (60.87%) Test Scripting
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Selenium
3 12 (52.17%) ISEB
3 12 (52.17%) Manual Testing
4 11 (47.83%) Defect Management
4 11 (47.83%) QA
5 10 (43.48%) JIRA
5 10 (43.48%) Finance
5 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
6 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
6 9 (39.13%) Degree
7 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
7 8 (34.78%) Automation Testing
7 8 (34.78%) SDLC
8 7 (30.43%) Oracle
9 6 (26.09%) Web Services
9 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
9 6 (26.09%) Performance Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Load Testing
10 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (21.74%) Process Improvement
10 5 (21.74%) Line Management
10 5 (21.74%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
10 5 (21.74%) FitNesse
10 5 (21.74%) Scrum
10 5 (21.74%) Citrix

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) DB2
2 4 (17.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Selenium
2 10 (43.48%) JIRA
3 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
4 5 (21.74%) FitNesse
5 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
5 4 (17.39%) Toad
6 1 (4.35%) NUnit
6 1 (4.35%) Sahi
6 1 (4.35%) WatiN
6 1 (4.35%) WinRunner
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Law
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Test Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Test Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Automation Tester
3 5 (21.74%) QA Automation Tester
3 5 (21.74%) QA Tester
3 5 (21.74%) Software QA Tester
3 5 (21.74%) Software Tester
3 5 (21.74%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Manual Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Web Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) OAT Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) OAT Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.35%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Test Scripting
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Manual Testing
4 11 (47.83%) Defect Management
5 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
6 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
7 8 (34.78%) Automation Testing
7 8 (34.78%) SDLC
8 6 (26.09%) Load Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Performance Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
9 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
9 5 (21.74%) Line Management
9 5 (21.74%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 5 (21.74%) Process Improvement
9 5 (21.74%) RAD
9 5 (21.74%) Scrum
9 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) ISEB
2 9 (39.13%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (17.39%) DameWare
2 4 (17.39%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) IBM
3 4 (17.39%) LexisNexis
4 1 (4.35%) Sage
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