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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 165 168 188
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 21 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.53% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.01% 2.17% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 7
Average salary £42,500 £53,750 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.93% +77.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,700 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.14%
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
697 554 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.68% 14.82% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 655 481 615
Average salary £35,877 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.32% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 -5 2 £36,250 +36.79% 2
Altrincham +5 1 £37,500 -31.81%
Wigan - 1 £23,500 -
QuickTest Pro
North West

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (72.50%) Selenium
2 27 (67.50%) ISEB
3 24 (60.00%) Automation Testing
4 21 (52.50%) Automated Testing
5 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (50.00%) ISTQB
6 17 (42.50%) QA
6 17 (42.50%) Manual Testing
6 17 (42.50%) Test Strategy
7 16 (40.00%) Software Testing
8 14 (35.00%) QMS
9 13 (32.50%) Finance
10 12 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (30.00%) Oracle
11 11 (27.50%) Waterfall
11 11 (27.50%) Test Management
12 10 (25.00%) Retail
12 10 (25.00%) Web Services
12 10 (25.00%) ITIL
12 10 (25.00%) Project Management
12 10 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
12 10 (25.00%) Risk Management
12 10 (25.00%) Service Management
12 10 (25.00%) Process Management
12 10 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
12 10 (25.00%) Test Planning
12 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
12 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (20.00%) Cucumber

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 10 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (72.50%) Selenium
2 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (17.50%) JIRA
4 4 (10.00%) QALoad
4 4 (10.00%) JUnit
4 4 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 4 (10.00%) TestPartner
4 4 (10.00%) SilkPerformer
4 4 (10.00%) jMock
4 4 (10.00%) EasyMock
5 1 (2.50%) Sahi
5 1 (2.50%) RSpec
5 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Test Manager
2 12 (30.00%) Test Leader
2 12 (30.00%) Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Senior Test Manager
3 10 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Senior Manager
4 7 (17.50%) Tester
5 6 (15.00%) Software Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Head of Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Automation Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Web Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Web Test Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Open Source
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Android
1 6 (15.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 21 (52.50%) Automated Testing
3 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (42.50%) Manual Testing
4 17 (42.50%) Test Strategy
5 16 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 14 (35.00%) QMS
7 12 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (27.50%) Test Management
8 11 (27.50%) Waterfall
9 10 (25.00%) Test Planning
9 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 10 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 10 (25.00%) ITIL
9 10 (25.00%) Project Management
9 10 (25.00%) Service Management
9 10 (25.00%) Process Management
10 7 (17.50%) Web Testing
10 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
11 6 (15.00%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VBScript
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (67.50%) ISEB
2 20 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (17.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (42.50%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
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