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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 207 210 223
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 37 40 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.58% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.18% 3.27% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 14
Average salary £37,500 £29,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.11% -37.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £70,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1164 1224 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.43% 17.71% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 1130 864
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Cheshire +16 19 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Manchester +18 18 £37,500 +6.38% 6
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 81 (75.70%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (62.62%) Windows
3 62 (57.94%) Selenium
4 60 (56.07%) Web Services
4 60 (56.07%) ISEB
4 60 (56.07%) Test Scripting
5 56 (52.34%) Test Automation
6 50 (46.73%) SQL
7 48 (44.86%) Software Testing
7 48 (44.86%) HP Quality Center
8 47 (43.93%) Performance Testing
8 47 (43.93%) Defect Management
9 44 (41.12%) QA
10 43 (40.19%) Functional Testing
11 42 (39.25%) Manual Testing
12 39 (36.45%) .NET
13 37 (34.58%) Java
14 35 (32.71%) Validation
15 33 (30.84%) Automated Testing
15 33 (30.84%) SQL Server
15 33 (30.84%) Cucumber
16 32 (29.91%) ISTQB
17 31 (28.97%) Scrum
18 29 (27.10%) Degree
18 29 (27.10%) XML
19 27 (25.23%) C#
19 27 (25.23%) MS Excel
20 26 (24.30%) ETL
20 26 (24.30%) BizTalk Server
20 26 (24.30%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (24.30%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (9.35%) CMS
3 4 (3.74%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.93%) Confluence
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (25.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) Mingle
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) WinSCP
2 1 (0.93%) 3G
2 1 (0.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.84%) SQL Server
2 26 (24.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (24.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (14.95%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.74%) DB2
4 4 (3.74%) MS Access
5 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 62 (57.94%) Selenium
2 33 (30.84%) Cucumber
3 26 (24.30%) MSTest
3 26 (24.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (22.43%) JIRA
5 22 (20.56%) FitNesse
6 12 (11.21%) NUnit
7 10 (9.35%) JUnit
8 9 (8.41%) Visual Studio
8 9 (8.41%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (6.54%) WebDriver
10 6 (5.61%) LoadRunner
10 6 (5.61%) Selenium IDE
11 5 (4.67%) SilkTest
12 4 (3.74%) Jenkins
12 4 (3.74%) Toad
13 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
14 2 (1.87%) Sahi
14 2 (1.87%) TeamCity
14 2 (1.87%) WatiN
General
1 20 (18.69%) Finance
2 6 (5.61%) Banking
3 4 (3.74%) Law
3 4 (3.74%) Legal
4 2 (1.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (41.12%) Analyst
2 43 (40.19%) Test Analyst
2 43 (40.19%) Tester
3 32 (29.91%) Web Analyst
3 32 (29.91%) Web Test Analyst
4 26 (24.30%) Automated Tester
4 26 (24.30%) Senior Analyst
4 26 (24.30%) Senior Test Analyst
4 26 (24.30%) Senior Web Analyst
4 26 (24.30%) SQL Analyst
5 24 (22.43%) Software Tester
6 21 (19.63%) QA Tester
7 16 (14.95%) ETL Analyst
7 16 (14.95%) Service Analyst
8 15 (14.02%) Automation Tester
9 12 (11.21%) Software QA Tester
10 11 (10.28%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (9.35%) Functional Analyst
11 10 (9.35%) Functional Test Analyst
11 10 (9.35%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (56.07%) Web Services
2 39 (36.45%) .NET
3 29 (27.10%) XML
4 4 (3.74%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.80%) REST
5 3 (2.80%) SOAP
6 2 (1.87%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.87%) JSON
6 2 (1.87%) XSLT
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.93%) HTML
7 1 (0.93%) Middleware
7 1 (0.93%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) User Experience
2 9 (8.41%) iPhone
3 4 (3.74%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 67 (62.62%) Windows
2 11 (10.28%) Linux
3 2 (1.87%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (75.70%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (56.07%) Test Scripting
3 56 (52.34%) Test Automation
4 48 (44.86%) Software Testing
5 47 (43.93%) Defect Management
5 47 (43.93%) Performance Testing
6 43 (40.19%) Functional Testing
7 42 (39.25%) Manual Testing
8 35 (32.71%) Validation
9 33 (30.84%) Automated Testing
10 31 (28.97%) Scrum
11 26 (24.30%) ETL
11 26 (24.30%) SDLC
12 24 (22.43%) Regression Testing
13 22 (20.56%) Automation Testing
13 22 (20.56%) RAD
14 18 (16.82%) QA Automation
14 18 (16.82%) Test Strategy
14 18 (16.82%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (14.95%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 50 (46.73%) SQL
2 37 (34.58%) Java
3 27 (25.23%) C#
4 10 (9.35%) PHP
4 10 (9.35%) Python
5 9 (8.41%) Scala
6 5 (4.67%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.74%) C
7 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.87%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (56.07%) ISEB
2 32 (29.91%) ISTQB
3 29 (27.10%) Degree
4 6 (5.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (41.12%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 48 (44.86%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.74%) DameWare
2 4 (3.74%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) HP
2 12 (11.21%) Oracle
3 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.48%) IBM
5 7 (6.54%) Citrix
6 4 (3.74%) LexisNexis
6 4 (3.74%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.93%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.93%) Sage
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
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