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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 61 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 17 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.25% - 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.90% - 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £32,750
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 - £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.21%
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
191 91 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 25.23% 14.38% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 154 89 109
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,550 £41,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 26 November 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 - 17 £42,500 -
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 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%) Test Strategy
10 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
10 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (3.23%) HTTP
10 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
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

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

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