The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 177 165 173
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 18 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.65% 2.44% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 11
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
QuickTest Pro
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
679 533 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.34% 14.32% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 584 470 623
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Manchester region.

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Manchester

QuickTest Pro
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

QuickTest Pro Salary Histogram in Manchester

QuickTest Pro
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Altrincham - 3 £37,500 -
Stockport - 1 £30,000 - 1
Wigan - 1 £23,500 -
QuickTest Pro
North West

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Pro.

1 29 (87.88%) QA
2 22 (66.67%) ISEB
3 19 (57.58%) Selenium
3 19 (57.58%) Manual Testing
4 18 (54.55%) Automated Testing
5 17 (51.52%) QMS
6 16 (48.48%) Finance
7 15 (45.45%) Software Testing
7 15 (45.45%) Automation Testing
8 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
9 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (27.27%) Service Management
10 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
10 9 (27.27%) ITIL
11 8 (24.24%) JUnit
11 8 (24.24%) Java
11 8 (24.24%) LoadRunner
11 8 (24.24%) TestPartner
11 8 (24.24%) EasyMock
11 8 (24.24%) jMock
11 8 (24.24%) QALoad
11 8 (24.24%) SilkPerformer
12 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
13 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
14 5 (15.15%) Oracle
14 5 (15.15%) HP
14 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
15 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
15 4 (12.12%) eggPlant
15 4 (12.12%) Ruby

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Pro. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Selenium
2 8 (24.24%) JUnit
2 8 (24.24%) LoadRunner
2 8 (24.24%) TestPartner
2 8 (24.24%) EasyMock
2 8 (24.24%) jMock
2 8 (24.24%) QALoad
2 8 (24.24%) SilkPerformer
3 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
4 4 (12.12%) eggPlant
4 4 (12.12%) LabVIEW
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.03%) Sahi
5 1 (3.03%) RSpec
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Tester
2 8 (24.24%) Test Manager
3 7 (21.21%) Software Tester
4 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) QA Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Head of Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Test Leader
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) QA Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Web Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Web Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Manual Testing
2 18 (54.55%) Automated Testing
3 17 (51.52%) QMS
4 15 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 15 (45.45%) Automation Testing
5 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (27.27%) Service Management
6 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL
7 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
8 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
9 4 (12.12%) CMMI
10 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 3 (9.09%) Coaching
11 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
11 2 (6.06%) TDD
12 1 (3.03%) ERP
12 1 (3.03%) Project Management
12 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) Ruby
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) ISEB
2 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (87.88%) QA
2 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
1 5 (15.15%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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