The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 69 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 7 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.96% 1.08% 1.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 7.92% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 15
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Development Applications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
98 101 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 13.46% 13.63% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 91 97 78
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £60,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
QuickTest Pro
England

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear 0 7 £40,000 +33.33%
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) LoadRunner
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SaaS
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) OpenView
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) WinRunner

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (37.50%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix