The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 62 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 1 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.21% 1.07% 1.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.11% 6.35% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 8
Average salary - £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.46%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
QuickTest Pro
Tyne and Wear

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

Development Applications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
90 63 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.79% 16.80% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 74 56 75
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% +8.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,636 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £37,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 8 (88.89%) LoadRunner
2 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
3 6 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (55.56%) Facilita Forecast
5 4 (44.44%) ISEB
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) SAP
6 2 (22.22%) QA
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) UNIX
7 1 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 1 (11.11%) DTV
7 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Electronics
7 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Ruby

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) LoadRunner
2 5 (55.56%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) WATIR
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Sahi
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Tester
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DTV
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) BDD
2 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 6 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP