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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 213 218 201
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 43 47 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.45% 3.68% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 32 39 37
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +8.45%
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
1245 1278 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.35% 17.38% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1096 860
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

HP UFT Salary Histogram 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Manchester +20 29 £37,500 -31.81% 8
Cheshire -26 10 £35,000 +16.66%
Merseyside +9 3 - -
Lancashire - 1 £40,500 - 1
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing HP UFT 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 HP UFT.

1 43 (74.14%) Selenium
2 39 (67.24%) QA
3 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (55.17%) ISEB
5 28 (48.28%) SQL
6 26 (44.83%) Test Scripting
7 24 (41.38%) Test Automation
8 23 (39.66%) Java
9 21 (36.21%) Web Services
10 20 (34.48%) Windows
10 20 (34.48%) HP Quality Center
11 19 (32.76%) HP
11 19 (32.76%) Automated Testing
12 18 (31.03%) ISTQB
12 18 (31.03%) Performance Testing
12 18 (31.03%) .NET
12 18 (31.03%) Finance
13 17 (29.31%) Software Testing
14 15 (25.86%) Manual Testing
14 15 (25.86%) Cucumber
14 15 (25.86%) C#
15 13 (22.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 12 (20.69%) Regression Testing
16 12 (20.69%) Scrum
17 11 (18.97%) Validation
17 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
18 10 (17.24%) VB.NET
18 10 (17.24%) XML
18 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
19 9 (15.52%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing HP UFT 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 HP UFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 43 (74.14%) Selenium
2 15 (25.86%) Cucumber
3 9 (15.52%) WebDriver
3 9 (15.52%) SilkTest
3 9 (15.52%) JIRA
4 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (12.07%) FitNesse
5 6 (10.34%) WebLOAD
5 6 (10.34%) MSTest
5 6 (10.34%) LoadRunner
6 4 (6.90%) Rational Functional Tester
6 4 (6.90%) JUnit
6 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.17%) NUnit
7 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.45%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (3.45%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.72%) WinRunner
9 1 (1.72%) TestComplete
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.45%) Law
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Analyst
2 26 (44.83%) Tester
3 23 (39.66%) Test Analyst
4 17 (29.31%) Software Tester
5 13 (22.41%) QA Tester
5 13 (22.41%) QA Analyst
6 10 (17.24%) Test Consultant
6 10 (17.24%) Consultant
7 9 (15.52%) Automation Tester
8 6 (10.34%) Test Automation Consultant
8 6 (10.34%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) QA Consultant
9 4 (6.90%) QA Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) QA Automation Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Web Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Web Test Analyst
11 2 (3.45%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.21%) Web Services
2 18 (31.03%) .NET
3 10 (17.24%) XML
4 4 (6.90%) SOAP
4 4 (6.90%) HTML
5 3 (5.17%) XBRL
6 2 (3.45%) RESTful
6 2 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.45%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (1.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) iPhone
2 2 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Linux
3 3 (5.17%) UNIX
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (44.83%) Test Scripting
3 24 (41.38%) Test Automation
4 19 (32.76%) Automated Testing
5 18 (31.03%) Performance Testing
6 17 (29.31%) Software Testing
7 15 (25.86%) Manual Testing
8 12 (20.69%) Regression Testing
8 12 (20.69%) Scrum
9 11 (18.97%) Validation
9 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
11 9 (15.52%) Coaching
11 9 (15.52%) Test Strategy
12 8 (13.79%) Automation Testing
13 7 (12.07%) SDLC
13 7 (12.07%) RAD
14 6 (10.34%) Functional Testing
15 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
16 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) SQL
2 23 (39.66%) Java
3 15 (25.86%) C#
4 10 (17.24%) VB.NET
5 7 (12.07%) C
6 6 (10.34%) Python
7 4 (6.90%) PHP
8 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.17%) VBScript
8 3 (5.17%) Scala
9 2 (3.45%) VB
10 1 (1.72%) C++
10 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.72%) Ruby
10 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (55.17%) ISEB
2 18 (31.03%) ISTQB
3 13 (22.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (67.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (34.48%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) HP
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) IBM
3 6 (10.34%) Micro Focus
4 3 (5.17%) SAP
5 2 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) Unisys
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