The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 240 235 221
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 6 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.33% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.51% 1.81% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 36
Median salary £31,000 £37,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
HP UFT
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1167 1217 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.85% 18.53% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1043 1042 959
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing HP UFT as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HP UFT
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT across the North West region.

HP UFT Salary Trend in the North West

HP UFT
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +41 4 £31,000 - 1
Lancashire +16 1 - -
Manchester -18 1 - - 2
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Selenium
3 10 (62.50%) QA
4 9 (56.25%) Manual Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
4 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
4 9 (56.25%) Cucumber
5 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Degree
6 7 (43.75%) Web Services
7 6 (37.50%) ISEB
7 6 (37.50%) Scrum
7 6 (37.50%) SDLC
8 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
8 5 (31.25%) JIRA
8 5 (31.25%) FitNesse
8 5 (31.25%) Windows
8 5 (31.25%) RAD
8 5 (31.25%) .NET
8 5 (31.25%) C#
9 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
9 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
10 3 (18.75%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
10 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
10 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
10 3 (18.75%) TDD

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Selenium
2 9 (56.25%) Cucumber
3 5 (31.25%) FitNesse
3 5 (31.25%) JIRA
4 3 (18.75%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
5 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.25%) JUnit
5 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
5 1 (6.25%) Maven
5 1 (6.25%) NUnit
5 1 (6.25%) Sahi
5 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
5 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
5 1 (6.25%) WatiN
5 1 (6.25%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Tester
2 8 (50.00%) Software Tester
3 6 (37.50%) Automation Tester
3 6 (37.50%) QA Tester
3 6 (37.50%) Software QA Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) QA Automation Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Developer in Test
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Manual Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
3 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) SDLC
5 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
5 5 (31.25%) RAD
6 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
8 2 (12.50%) BDD
8 2 (12.50%) Open Source
8 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 2 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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