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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 187 165 184
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 1 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.028% 0.45% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 2.21% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 12
Median salary - £37,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -18.91%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +7.79%
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
736 725 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.42% 20.27% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 660 640 487
Median salary £42,960 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 30 July 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Manual Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
3 5 (71.43%) Defect Management
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 4 (57.14%) JIRA
4 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
5 3 (42.86%) FitNesse
5 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
5 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) RAD
5 3 (42.86%) ISEB
6 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Open Source
6 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 2 (28.57%) V-Model
7 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Test Management
7 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy

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:

Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) FitNesse
5 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
5 1 (14.29%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Automation Tester
1 3 (42.86%) QA Automation Tester
1 3 (42.86%) QA Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Software QA Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Software Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Manual Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Defect Management
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
5 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
5 3 (42.86%) RAD
5 3 (42.86%) SDLC
6 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Open Source
6 2 (28.57%) V-Model
6 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Test Management
7 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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