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 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 53 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 10 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.08% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.43% 1.85% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -29.48%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
106 54 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.08% 15.25% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 87 53 69
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £27,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 20 (64.52%) ISTQB
2 20 (64.52%) Facilita Forecast
3 19 (61.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (38.71%) ISEB
5 9 (29.03%) Performance Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Selenium
6 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
6 8 (25.81%) Automation Testing
7 6 (19.35%) VB
7 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
7 6 (19.35%) UNIX
7 6 (19.35%) Windows
7 6 (19.35%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) C#
8 5 (16.13%) Java
8 5 (16.13%) SQL
9 4 (12.90%) SAP
9 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
10 1 (3.23%) HTTP
10 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
10 1 (3.23%) DTV
10 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Electronics
10 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
10 1 (3.23%) Finance
10 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
10 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
10 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 31 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 20 (64.52%) Facilita Forecast
3 8 (25.81%) Selenium
4 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Electronics
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Tester
2 25 (80.65%) Performance Tester
3 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) DTV
1 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) UNIX
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Performance Testing
2 8 (25.81%) Automation Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
3 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) VB
2 5 (16.13%) C#
2 5 (16.13%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) ISTQB
2 19 (61.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (38.71%) ISEB
4 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) SAP