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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 227 231 225
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 8 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.27% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 1.43% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 29
Median salary £37,500 £27,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £23,800 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.26%
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
1110 1189 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.61% 18.58% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1008 954
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
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 May 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 5 May 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 +2 5 £37,500 +32.74% 2
Cheshire +15 3 £35,000 +27.27%
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (66.67%) ISEB
3 27 (60.00%) Web Services
3 27 (60.00%) Selenium
3 27 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 25 (55.56%) Test Automation
5 23 (51.11%) Manual Testing
5 23 (51.11%) Degree
5 23 (51.11%) Windows
6 21 (46.67%) Automated Testing
6 21 (46.67%) Cucumber
7 20 (44.44%) SDLC
8 18 (40.00%) Defect Management
9 16 (35.56%) ISTQB
9 16 (35.56%) FitNesse
9 16 (35.56%) Scrum
9 16 (35.56%) RAD
10 15 (33.33%) Software Testing
11 14 (31.11%) Performance Testing
12 13 (28.89%) JIRA
13 12 (26.67%) QA
13 12 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
13 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
14 11 (24.44%) SQL
14 11 (24.44%) .NET
14 11 (24.44%) Validation
14 11 (24.44%) Automation Testing
15 10 (22.22%) Finance
16 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.56%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.89%) DB2
3 4 (8.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (60.00%) Selenium
2 21 (46.67%) Cucumber
3 16 (35.56%) FitNesse
4 13 (28.89%) JIRA
5 7 (15.56%) MSTest
5 7 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (8.89%) LoadRunner
6 4 (8.89%) Toad
7 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.44%) JUnit
7 2 (4.44%) Maven
7 2 (4.44%) NUnit
7 2 (4.44%) Sahi
7 2 (4.44%) WatiN
8 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.22%) WinRunner
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Law
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
1 16 (35.56%) Automation Tester
1 16 (35.56%) Software Tester
1 16 (35.56%) Test Analyst
1 16 (35.56%) Tester
2 10 (22.22%) Web Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Web Test Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Test Manager
5 7 (15.56%) ETL Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Senior Web Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Service Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) SQL Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) SSIS Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) QA Automation Tester
6 5 (11.11%) QA Tester
6 5 (11.11%) Software QA Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (60.00%) Web Services
2 11 (24.44%) .NET
3 7 (15.56%) XML
4 4 (8.89%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.44%) REST
6 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 25 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 23 (51.11%) Manual Testing
5 21 (46.67%) Automated Testing
6 20 (44.44%) SDLC
7 18 (40.00%) Defect Management
8 16 (35.56%) RAD
8 16 (35.56%) Scrum
9 15 (33.33%) Software Testing
10 14 (31.11%) Performance Testing
11 11 (24.44%) Automation Testing
11 11 (24.44%) Validation
12 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (15.56%) ETL
13 6 (13.33%) Load Testing
13 6 (13.33%) Test Strategy
14 5 (11.11%) Line Management
14 5 (11.11%) Process Improvement
14 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) C#
3 3 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (66.67%) ISEB
2 23 (51.11%) Degree
3 16 (35.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.89%) DameWare
2 4 (8.89%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) Citrix
2 5 (11.11%) HP
3 4 (8.89%) IBM
3 4 (8.89%) LexisNexis
4 1 (2.22%) Sage
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