The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 70 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.30% 0.18% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.52% 1.54% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £27,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £27,500 £43,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
QuickTest Pro
England

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

Development Applications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
132 65 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 19.61% 11.40% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 125 58 103
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £37,500 £39,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in the North East

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in the North East

QuickTest Pro
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear -17 2 £45,000 +63.63%
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 21 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 13 (61.90%) ISTQB
3 12 (57.14%) Facilita Forecast
3 12 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
5 7 (33.33%) ISEB
6 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Selenium
8 4 (19.05%) SAP
9 3 (14.29%) UNIX
9 3 (14.29%) Windows
9 3 (14.29%) Linux
9 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
10 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
10 2 (9.52%) C#
10 2 (9.52%) Java
10 2 (9.52%) SQL
10 2 (9.52%) VB
11 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
11 1 (4.76%) Electronics
11 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
11 1 (4.76%) Finance
11 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
11 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (4.76%) QA
11 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
11 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (4.76%) Marketing
11 1 (4.76%) Programme Management

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 21 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 12 (57.14%) Facilita Forecast
3 5 (23.81%) Selenium
4 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Electronics
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Tester
2 18 (85.71%) Performance Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) DTV
1 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
3 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C#
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) ISTQB
2 12 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (33.33%) ISEB
4 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) SAP