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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 162 175 171
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 18 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.27% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.55% 1.84% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 19
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +10.00%
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
707 599 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.78% 14.95% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 627 493 515
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Stockport +7 2 £29,250 +4.46% 1
Wigan - 2 £24,750 -
HP UFT
North West

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 22 (84.62%) QA
2 19 (73.08%) Selenium
3 18 (69.23%) ISEB
4 16 (61.54%) Finance
5 15 (57.69%) Test Scripting
6 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (38.46%) SQL
7 9 (34.62%) Web Services
7 9 (34.62%) HP
8 8 (30.77%) Automated Testing
8 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
8 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
8 8 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
9 7 (26.92%) Scrum
9 7 (26.92%) Regression Testing
10 6 (23.08%) LoadRunner
10 6 (23.08%) Windows
10 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
10 6 (23.08%) JIRA
10 6 (23.08%) WebLOAD
11 5 (19.23%) FitNesse
11 5 (19.23%) SDLC
11 5 (19.23%) RAD
11 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
11 5 (19.23%) Degree
11 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
12 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
12 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
12 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Selenium
2 6 (23.08%) WebLOAD
2 6 (23.08%) LoadRunner
2 6 (23.08%) JIRA
2 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 5 (19.23%) FitNesse
4 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.85%) TestComplete
5 1 (3.85%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) JUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.85%) WinRunner
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) QA Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) Tester
3 12 (46.15%) Software Tester
4 9 (34.62%) QA Tester
5 7 (26.92%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Web Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) QA Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) QA Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Testing Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) WPF
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Test Scripting
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 7 (26.92%) Regression Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Scrum
4 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
5 5 (19.23%) RAD
5 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
5 5 (19.23%) SDLC
6 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) Coaching
7 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
7 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.69%) System Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) ISEB
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (84.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Unisys
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
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