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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 229 213 203
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 24 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.02% 3.16% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 38
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +10.00%
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
1187 1140 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.21% 15.94% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 982 922
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 July 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 July 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 +13 18 £37,500 - 4
Lancashire - 3 £40,500 -
Merseyside +11 1 - -
Cheshire -17 1 - - 1
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (76.19%) QA
2 29 (69.05%) ISEB
3 26 (61.90%) Selenium
4 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (54.76%) Test Scripting
5 22 (52.38%) SQL
6 16 (38.10%) Finance
7 14 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (30.95%) Performance Testing
8 13 (30.95%) Windows
9 12 (28.57%) HP
10 11 (26.19%) Software Testing
10 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
11 10 (23.81%) Automated Testing
11 10 (23.81%) Web Services
12 9 (21.43%) Java
12 9 (21.43%) ISTQB
12 9 (21.43%) Manual Testing
13 8 (19.05%) Regression Testing
14 7 (16.67%) Scrum
14 7 (16.67%) C#
14 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (16.67%) WebDriver
14 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
15 6 (14.29%) MSTest
15 6 (14.29%) Release Management
15 6 (14.29%) WebLOAD
15 6 (14.29%) JIRA
15 6 (14.29%) LoadRunner
16 5 (11.90%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (61.90%) Selenium
2 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (14.29%) JIRA
3 6 (14.29%) MSTest
3 6 (14.29%) WebLOAD
3 6 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 5 (11.90%) FitNesse
5 2 (4.76%) SilkTest
5 2 (4.76%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.38%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.38%) WinRunner
6 1 (2.38%) TestComplete
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Analyst
2 25 (59.52%) Tester
3 20 (47.62%) Software Tester
4 18 (42.86%) Test Analyst
5 15 (35.71%) QA Tester
6 14 (33.33%) QA Analyst
7 9 (21.43%) Consultant
7 9 (21.43%) Test Consultant
8 8 (19.05%) QA Consultant
9 6 (14.29%) Software Consultant
10 5 (11.90%) Automation Tester
11 3 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
12 2 (4.76%) Web Analyst
12 2 (4.76%) Web Test Analyst
12 2 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
12 2 (4.76%) QA Leader
12 2 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
12 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
12 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
12 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) Web Services
2 5 (11.90%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) XML
4 2 (4.76%) SOAP
4 2 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (4.76%) RESTful
4 2 (4.76%) Reactive Extensions
4 2 (4.76%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) WPF
5 1 (2.38%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (54.76%) Test Scripting
2 13 (30.95%) Performance Testing
3 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
3 11 (26.19%) Software Testing
4 10 (23.81%) Automated Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Manual Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Regression Testing
7 7 (16.67%) Scrum
8 6 (14.29%) Release Management
9 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.90%) RAD
9 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
9 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.90%) SDLC
10 4 (9.52%) Coaching
10 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
11 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.76%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 3 (7.14%) Python
4 3 (7.14%) VBScript
5 2 (4.76%) VB
5 2 (4.76%) C
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (69.05%) ISEB
2 9 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.90%) Degree
3 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (76.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) HP
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Unisys
3 1 (2.38%) IBM
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix
3 1 (2.38%) Micro Focus
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