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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 170 165 187
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +22
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 22 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.05% 2.29% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 6
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +55.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,700 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,200 £33,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
721 524 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.20% 14.10% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 647 459 655
Average salary £35,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Stockport -11 2 £30,000 +13.20% 1
Wigan - 2 £23,500 -
Altrincham - 2 £37,500 -
QuickTest Pro
North West

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (75.68%) ISEB
2 26 (70.27%) Selenium
3 20 (54.05%) ISTQB
3 20 (54.05%) Automation Testing
4 19 (51.35%) Automated Testing
5 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (45.95%) QA
7 16 (43.24%) Test Strategy
8 15 (40.54%) Manual Testing
9 14 (37.84%) Finance
9 14 (37.84%) Software Testing
10 13 (35.14%) QMS
11 12 (32.43%) Oracle
11 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (29.73%) Test Management
13 10 (27.03%) Web Services
13 10 (27.03%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (27.03%) Project Management
13 10 (27.03%) Process Management
13 10 (27.03%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (27.03%) Risk Management
13 10 (27.03%) Retail
13 10 (27.03%) Waterfall
13 10 (27.03%) Oracle Retail
13 10 (27.03%) Test Planning
13 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
13 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (24.32%) ITIL
14 9 (24.32%) Service Management
15 5 (13.51%) HP

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (27.03%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (70.27%) Selenium
2 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (10.81%) JUnit
2 4 (10.81%) LoadRunner
2 4 (10.81%) TestPartner
2 4 (10.81%) SilkPerformer
2 4 (10.81%) JIRA
2 4 (10.81%) QALoad
2 4 (10.81%) jMock
2 4 (10.81%) EasyMock
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Sahi
3 1 (2.70%) RSpec
3 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Test Manager
2 12 (32.43%) Test Leader
3 10 (27.03%) Senior Manager
3 10 (27.03%) Senior Test Manager
4 9 (24.32%) Analyst
5 8 (21.62%) Tester
6 6 (16.22%) Test Analyst
6 6 (16.22%) Software Tester
7 4 (10.81%) Automation Tester
7 4 (10.81%) Head of Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) QA Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Web Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Web Test Analyst
10 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
10 1 (2.70%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Open Source
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Android
1 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Automation Testing
2 19 (51.35%) Automated Testing
3 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (43.24%) Test Strategy
5 15 (40.54%) Manual Testing
6 14 (37.84%) Software Testing
7 13 (35.14%) QMS
8 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (29.73%) Test Management
10 10 (27.03%) Waterfall
10 10 (27.03%) Test Planning
10 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
10 10 (27.03%) Risk Management
10 10 (27.03%) Project Management
10 10 (27.03%) Process Management
11 9 (24.32%) Service Management
11 9 (24.32%) ITIL
12 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
13 4 (10.81%) Web Testing
13 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VBScript
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (75.68%) ISEB
2 20 (54.05%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (45.95%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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