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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 154 176 168
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 17 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.34% 2.72% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 12
Average salary £37,500 £35,250 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -31.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,150 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
728 734 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.11% 18.25% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 626 686 484
Average salary £43,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.17% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Manchester

HP UFT
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Wigan +21 3 £23,500 -
Altrincham +6 1 £27,500 -26.66%
HP UFT
North West

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 43 (69.35%) Selenium
2 41 (66.13%) QA
3 39 (62.90%) Test Scripting
4 38 (61.29%) Test Automation
5 36 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (51.61%) Manual Testing
7 31 (50.00%) Web Services
8 30 (48.39%) Windows
9 27 (43.55%) Functional Testing
10 25 (40.32%) C#
11 23 (37.10%) SQL
11 23 (37.10%) ISEB
11 23 (37.10%) Regression Testing
12 22 (35.48%) HP Quality Center
13 21 (33.87%) JIRA
13 21 (33.87%) Scrum
13 21 (33.87%) Java
14 20 (32.26%) Finance
14 20 (32.26%) Software Testing
14 20 (32.26%) Performance Testing
14 20 (32.26%) Automation Testing
14 20 (32.26%) Defect Management
15 18 (29.03%) QA Automation
15 18 (29.03%) Test Strategy
16 17 (27.42%) Cucumber
16 17 (27.42%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (27.42%) Automated Testing
16 17 (27.42%) Degree
17 16 (25.81%) ISTQB
18 15 (24.19%) SDLC

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) DB2
2 4 (6.45%) MS Access
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (69.35%) Selenium
2 21 (33.87%) JIRA
3 17 (27.42%) Cucumber
4 12 (19.35%) FitNesse
5 11 (17.74%) NUnit
6 9 (14.52%) JUnit
6 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
6 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (9.68%) Selenium IDE
7 6 (9.68%) WebDriver
8 5 (8.06%) LoadRunner
9 4 (6.45%) Toad
10 2 (3.23%) CruiseControl
10 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
10 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
10 2 (3.23%) Ranorex
10 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.61%) Sahi
11 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.61%) WatiN
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Law
3 4 (6.45%) Legal
4 2 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Tester
2 21 (33.87%) QA Tester
3 16 (25.81%) Analyst
3 16 (25.81%) Automated Tester
3 16 (25.81%) Test Analyst
4 15 (24.19%) Automation Tester
5 14 (22.58%) Software Tester
6 12 (19.35%) Software QA Tester
7 10 (16.13%) Automation Engineer
8 9 (14.52%) QA Automation Engineer
8 9 (14.52%) QA Automation Tester
8 9 (14.52%) QA Engineer
9 8 (12.90%) Test Manager
10 6 (9.68%) Lead Tester
10 6 (9.68%) Manual Test Analyst
10 6 (9.68%) Web Analyst
10 6 (9.68%) Web Test Analyst
11 3 (4.84%) Lead Test Analyst
11 3 (4.84%) Senior Penetration Tester
11 3 (4.84%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (9.68%) .NET
3 4 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.23%) JSON
5 2 (3.23%) REST
5 2 (3.23%) SOAP
5 2 (3.23%) XML
5 2 (3.23%) XSLT
6 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) iPhone
2 4 (6.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (48.39%) Windows
2 9 (14.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (62.90%) Test Scripting
2 38 (61.29%) Test Automation
3 36 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (51.61%) Manual Testing
5 27 (43.55%) Functional Testing
6 23 (37.10%) Regression Testing
7 21 (33.87%) Scrum
8 20 (32.26%) Automation Testing
8 20 (32.26%) Defect Management
8 20 (32.26%) Performance Testing
8 20 (32.26%) Software Testing
9 18 (29.03%) QA Automation
9 18 (29.03%) Test Strategy
10 17 (27.42%) Automated Testing
10 17 (27.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (24.19%) SDLC
12 12 (19.35%) Process Improvement
12 12 (19.35%) RAD
13 9 (14.52%) Code Coverage
13 9 (14.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.32%) C#
2 23 (37.10%) SQL
3 21 (33.87%) Java
4 10 (16.13%) PHP
5 9 (14.52%) Python
5 9 (14.52%) Scala
6 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (37.10%) ISEB
2 17 (27.42%) Degree
3 16 (25.81%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (66.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (35.48%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.45%) DameWare
2 4 (6.45%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) HP
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle
3 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.29%) Citrix
5 4 (6.45%) IBM
5 4 (6.45%) LexisNexis
6 1 (1.61%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.61%) Sage
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