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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 241 184 219
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +35
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 19 58 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.94% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.39% 4.85% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19 53 48
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £31,300 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1371 1197 1301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.96% 19.44% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1229 1041 1150
Median salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
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 3 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Manchester -42 12 £37,500 -6.25%
Cheshire -2 7 £30,500 -18.66%
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 35 (94.59%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (89.19%) QA
3 25 (67.57%) Test Scripting
4 24 (64.86%) Software Testing
5 22 (59.46%) Selenium
6 21 (56.76%) Manual Testing
6 21 (56.76%) HP Quality Center
7 20 (54.05%) ISEB
7 20 (54.05%) Windows
8 15 (40.54%) Test Automation
9 14 (37.84%) SQL
10 13 (35.14%) Scrum
10 13 (35.14%) Cucumber
11 12 (32.43%) Automated Testing
11 12 (32.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (29.73%) Release Management
12 11 (29.73%) Performance Testing
12 11 (29.73%) MSTest
12 11 (29.73%) Degree
12 11 (29.73%) C#
13 10 (27.03%) JIRA
13 10 (27.03%) Defect Management
14 9 (24.32%) SDLC
14 9 (24.32%) FitNesse
14 9 (24.32%) Process Improvement
14 9 (24.32%) Functional Testing
14 9 (24.32%) Web Services
14 9 (24.32%) RAD
14 9 (24.32%) Finance
15 8 (21.62%) .NET

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:

Development Applications
1 22 (59.46%) Selenium
2 13 (35.14%) Cucumber
3 12 (32.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (29.73%) MSTest
5 10 (27.03%) JIRA
6 9 (24.32%) FitNesse
7 7 (18.92%) Selenium IDE
7 7 (18.92%) WebDriver
8 3 (8.11%) Ranorex
9 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
9 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.70%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Tester
2 27 (72.97%) QA Tester
2 27 (72.97%) Software QA Tester
2 27 (72.97%) Software Tester
3 15 (40.54%) Analyst
3 15 (40.54%) Test Analyst
4 13 (35.14%) Software Analyst
4 13 (35.14%) Software Test Analyst
5 11 (29.73%) QA Analyst
5 11 (29.73%) QA Test Analyst
6 10 (27.03%) Automation Tester
7 9 (24.32%) QA Automation Tester
8 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) QA Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) Senior QA Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) Web Services
2 8 (21.62%) .NET
3 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (67.57%) Test Scripting
3 24 (64.86%) Software Testing
4 21 (56.76%) Manual Testing
5 15 (40.54%) Test Automation
6 13 (35.14%) Scrum
7 12 (32.43%) Automated Testing
8 11 (29.73%) Performance Testing
8 11 (29.73%) Release Management
9 10 (27.03%) Defect Management
10 9 (24.32%) Functional Testing
10 9 (24.32%) Process Improvement
10 9 (24.32%) RAD
10 9 (24.32%) SDLC
11 7 (18.92%) Non-Functional Testing
12 4 (10.81%) TDD
12 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
13 3 (8.11%) BDD
13 3 (8.11%) OO
13 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) C#
3 4 (10.81%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) C++
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (54.05%) ISEB
2 11 (29.73%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.41%) DBS Check
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (89.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (56.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) HP
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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