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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 82 66 60
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 1 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.13% 0.63% 1.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 4.71% 7.48%
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
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
174 85 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.36% 13.49% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 154 77 103
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,636 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £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 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 31 March 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 -16 1 - -
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 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%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) SAP
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%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
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%) WATIR
7 1 (11.11%) Selenium
7 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 1 (11.11%) DTV

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (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