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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 230 222 224
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 17 40 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.60% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.34% 3.18% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 36
Median salary £31,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
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
1265 1256 1266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.71% 18.73% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1134 1112 1087
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,300 £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 26 August 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 +33 12 £30,750 -12.14% 1
Manchester -17 5 £38,000 +1.33% 2
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) QA
3 14 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 13 (61.90%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (52.38%) Manual Testing
5 11 (52.38%) Selenium
5 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
6 10 (47.62%) ISEB
7 9 (42.86%) Windows
8 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
9 7 (33.33%) C#
9 7 (33.33%) SQL
9 7 (33.33%) .NET
10 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
10 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
10 6 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (28.57%) Selenium IDE
11 5 (23.81%) Defect Management
11 5 (23.81%) MSTest
11 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
11 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
11 5 (23.81%) Release Management
11 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
11 5 (23.81%) Scrum
12 4 (19.05%) Web Services
12 4 (19.05%) RAD
12 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
12 4 (19.05%) Degree
12 4 (19.05%) JIRA

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 (4.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Selenium
2 6 (28.57%) Selenium IDE
2 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
3 5 (23.81%) MSTest
4 4 (19.05%) FitNesse
4 4 (19.05%) JIRA
5 2 (9.52%) Ranorex
6 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
6 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
6 1 (4.76%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Tester
2 15 (71.43%) Software Tester
3 14 (66.67%) QA Tester
3 14 (66.67%) Software QA Tester
4 7 (33.33%) Analyst
4 7 (33.33%) Test Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) Automation Tester
5 5 (23.81%) QA Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) Software Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (19.05%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 11 (52.38%) Manual Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
5 6 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Defect Management
6 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Release Management
6 5 (23.81%) Scrum
6 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
7 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
7 4 (19.05%) RAD
7 4 (19.05%) SDLC
8 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
9 2 (9.52%) Line Management
9 2 (9.52%) Open Source
9 2 (9.52%) V-Model
10 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C#
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) ISEB
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (71.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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