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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 165 180 168
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 27 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.70% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.74% 1.98% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 11
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +96.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,323
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +8.99%
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
722 656 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 18.77% 16.15% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 652 541 457
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,600 £55,000
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 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 28 August 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 28 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
Wigan - 3 £27,000 -
Stockport +3 2 £32,500 +12.06% 3
HP UFT
North West

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (82.86%) QA
2 27 (77.14%) Selenium
3 21 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 21 (60.00%) ISEB
4 18 (51.43%) Finance
5 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (42.86%) SQL
7 14 (40.00%) Web Services
7 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
8 13 (37.14%) Manual Testing
8 13 (37.14%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (31.43%) Scrum
9 11 (31.43%) Windows
9 11 (31.43%) Performance Testing
10 10 (28.57%) HP
10 10 (28.57%) Automated Testing
10 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
11 9 (25.71%) JIRA
11 9 (25.71%) Regression Testing
11 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
12 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
12 8 (22.86%) Degree
13 7 (20.00%) ISTQB
13 7 (20.00%) RAD
13 7 (20.00%) C#
13 7 (20.00%) FitNesse
13 7 (20.00%) SDLC
14 6 (17.14%) WebLOAD
14 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (17.14%) LoadRunner

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (8.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (77.14%) Selenium
2 9 (25.71%) JIRA
2 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
3 7 (20.00%) FitNesse
4 6 (17.14%) LoadRunner
4 6 (17.14%) WebLOAD
5 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
6 3 (8.57%) JUnit
6 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.71%) NUnit
7 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (5.71%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.86%) TestComplete
8 1 (2.86%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.86%) WinRunner
General
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Law
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Tester
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
2 14 (40.00%) Software Tester
3 13 (37.14%) QA Analyst
4 11 (31.43%) QA Tester
5 10 (28.57%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Automation Tester
7 3 (8.57%) QA Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Web Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Web Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) QA Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (8.57%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) iPhone
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (37.14%) Manual Testing
5 11 (31.43%) Performance Testing
5 11 (31.43%) Scrum
6 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 10 (28.57%) Automated Testing
7 9 (25.71%) Regression Testing
8 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
9 7 (20.00%) SDLC
9 7 (20.00%) RAD
10 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (14.29%) Automation Testing
12 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
12 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
13 3 (8.57%) Coaching
13 3 (8.57%) System Testing
14 2 (5.71%) Investment Management
14 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) Python
4 3 (8.57%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) Scala
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) VBScript
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) ISEB
2 8 (22.86%) Degree
3 7 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (82.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Unisys
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