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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 194 159 171
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +12
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 6 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 2.34% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 17
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £33,150 £23,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £53,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
915 728 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.02% 21.95% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 777 628 662
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 18 (94.74%) Selenium
2 16 (84.21%) QA
2 16 (84.21%) Automated Testing
3 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
3 15 (78.95%) Cucumber
4 14 (73.68%) Scrum
5 12 (63.16%) Degree
6 11 (57.89%) SDLC
7 10 (52.63%) ISEB
7 10 (52.63%) Functional Testing
7 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
8 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
8 9 (47.37%) JIRA
8 9 (47.37%) FitNesse
8 9 (47.37%) Process Improvement
8 9 (47.37%) Defect Management
8 9 (47.37%) RAD
8 9 (47.37%) Web Services
8 9 (47.37%) Windows
8 9 (47.37%) Finance
9 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
10 6 (31.58%) Java
11 5 (26.32%) PHP
11 5 (26.32%) OO
11 5 (26.32%) C#
11 5 (26.32%) C++
11 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
11 5 (26.32%) TDD
11 5 (26.32%) QA Automation

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 18 (94.74%) Selenium
2 15 (78.95%) Cucumber
3 9 (47.37%) FitNesse
3 9 (47.37%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.26%) Ranorex
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Automation Tester
1 11 (57.89%) Tester
2 9 (47.37%) QA Automation Tester
2 9 (47.37%) QA Tester
2 9 (47.37%) Software QA Tester
2 9 (47.37%) Software Tester
3 5 (26.32%) QA Automation Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) QA Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) QA Test Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior QA Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Software Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Automated Testing
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
3 14 (73.68%) Scrum
4 11 (57.89%) SDLC
5 10 (52.63%) Functional Testing
5 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
6 9 (47.37%) Defect Management
6 9 (47.37%) Manual Testing
6 9 (47.37%) Process Improvement
6 9 (47.37%) RAD
7 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
8 5 (26.32%) BDD
8 5 (26.32%) DevOps
8 5 (26.32%) OO
8 5 (26.32%) QA Automation
8 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
8 5 (26.32%) TDD
9 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
9 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) C++
2 5 (26.32%) PHP
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 10 (52.63%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (84.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) HP