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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
England / North West
Rank 238 201 225
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +24
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 7 36 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.64% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 3.11% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 33 32
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,875 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
1233 1158 1224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.56% 20.48% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 1018 1118
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -35 6 £37,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 - 2
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 26 (89.66%) QA
2 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (72.41%) Selenium
4 18 (62.07%) ISEB
5 17 (58.62%) Test Scripting
5 17 (58.62%) Automated Testing
5 17 (58.62%) Software Testing
6 16 (55.17%) Manual Testing
6 16 (55.17%) Windows
7 15 (51.72%) Test Automation
7 15 (51.72%) Cucumber
8 14 (48.28%) Scrum
9 12 (41.38%) SQL
9 12 (41.38%) Degree
9 12 (41.38%) SDLC
10 10 (34.48%) Functional Testing
10 10 (34.48%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (31.03%) Finance
11 9 (31.03%) RAD
11 9 (31.03%) FitNesse
11 9 (31.03%) JIRA
11 9 (31.03%) Web Services
11 9 (31.03%) Process Improvement
11 9 (31.03%) Defect Management
12 8 (27.59%) C#
13 7 (24.14%) Release Management
13 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
13 7 (24.14%) MSTest
13 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (20.69%) QA Automation

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 21 (72.41%) Selenium
2 15 (51.72%) Cucumber
3 9 (31.03%) FitNesse
3 9 (31.03%) JIRA
4 7 (24.14%) MSTest
4 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
6 2 (6.90%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (3.45%) Ranorex
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Tester
2 18 (62.07%) QA Tester
2 18 (62.07%) Software QA Tester
2 18 (62.07%) Software Tester
3 11 (37.93%) Automation Tester
4 10 (34.48%) Analyst
4 10 (34.48%) Test Analyst
5 9 (31.03%) QA Automation Tester
5 9 (31.03%) Software Analyst
5 9 (31.03%) Software Test Analyst
6 7 (24.14%) QA Analyst
6 7 (24.14%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (17.24%) QA Automation Engineer
7 5 (17.24%) QA Engineer
7 5 (17.24%) QA Test Engineer
7 5 (17.24%) Senior QA Engineer
7 5 (17.24%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (17.24%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (17.24%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) iPad
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Automated Testing
2 17 (58.62%) Software Testing
2 17 (58.62%) Test Scripting
3 16 (55.17%) Manual Testing
4 15 (51.72%) Test Automation
5 14 (48.28%) Scrum
6 12 (41.38%) SDLC
7 10 (34.48%) Functional Testing
8 9 (31.03%) Defect Management
8 9 (31.03%) Process Improvement
8 9 (31.03%) RAD
9 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
9 7 (24.14%) Release Management
10 6 (20.69%) QA Automation
11 5 (17.24%) BDD
11 5 (17.24%) DevOps
11 5 (17.24%) OO
11 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
11 5 (17.24%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) C++
4 5 (17.24%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) VBScript
6 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) ISEB
2 12 (41.38%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (89.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) HP
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