The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 81 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 8 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.71% 1.76% 1.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.47% 10.06% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 7
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -5.96%
QuickTest Pro
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Development Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
179 159 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.84% 17.47% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 163 151 118
Average salary £41,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) SOAP
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) ISEB
2 8 (47.06%) Automation Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Selenium
3 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Test Management
4 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
4 6 (35.29%) QA
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
5 5 (29.41%) JMeter
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) VBScript
5 5 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) Windows NT
5 5 (29.41%) UNIX
5 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
5 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) BDD
5 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
5 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
5 5 (29.41%) ISTQB

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) JMeter
2 5 (29.41%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Test Leader
1 6 (35.29%) Test Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Automated Tester
3 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.88%) QA Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) SOAP
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows NT
2 5 (29.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Automation Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Test Management
3 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 5 (29.41%) BDD
4 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Logistics
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) V-Model
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) VBScript
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) ISEB
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle