The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 65 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.17% 0.62% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.22% 8.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £29,000 £36,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,750 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.92%
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 Merseyside region.

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
82 49 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.60% 7.63% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 80 45 97
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Merseyside

QuickTest Pro
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Liverpool +4 1 £29,000 -20.00%
QuickTest Pro
North West

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (87.50%) Automation Testing
2 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
2 5 (62.50%) User Experience
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
4 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) YouTrack
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
1 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Automation Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP