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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 69 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 18 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.16% - 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.89% - 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 3
Average salary £41,250 - £39,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 - £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
182 104 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.82% 15.90% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 143 102 98
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the North East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

QuickTest Pro Salary Histogram 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 21 October 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
(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 - 18 £41,250 -
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 29 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 18 (62.07%) ISTQB
2 18 (62.07%) Facilita Forecast
2 18 (62.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (37.93%) ISEB
4 8 (27.59%) Selenium
4 8 (27.59%) Performance Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
4 8 (27.59%) Automation Testing
5 6 (20.69%) VB
6 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
6 5 (17.24%) C#
6 5 (17.24%) Java
6 5 (17.24%) SQL
6 5 (17.24%) UNIX
6 5 (17.24%) Windows
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) SAP
8 1 (3.45%) HTTP
8 1 (3.45%) Test Management

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 29 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 18 (62.07%) Facilita Forecast
3 8 (27.59%) Selenium
4 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Tester
1 24 (82.76%) Performance Tester
2 6 (20.69%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Performance Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Performance Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) UNIX
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Performance Testing
1 8 (27.59%) Automation Testing
2 1 (3.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) VB
2 5 (17.24%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) ISTQB
1 18 (62.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (37.93%) ISEB
3 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
4 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) SAP