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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 234 214 228
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 19 35 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.51% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.53% 3.47% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 25
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1243 1010 1127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.20% 14.57% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1057 868 975
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 3 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 3 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 0 15 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Lancashire - 3 £40,500 - 2
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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 26 (61.90%) ISEB
3 23 (54.76%) SQL
3 23 (54.76%) Selenium
4 22 (52.38%) Test Scripting
4 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 14 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 13 (30.95%) Finance
8 12 (28.57%) HP
8 12 (28.57%) Windows
9 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (21.43%) Regression Testing
10 8 (19.05%) C#
10 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
10 8 (19.05%) Manual Testing
10 8 (19.05%) Release Management
10 8 (19.05%) Automation Testing
10 8 (19.05%) MSTest
11 7 (16.67%) WebDriver
11 7 (16.67%) Java
12 6 (14.29%) Web Services
12 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 6 (14.29%) LoadRunner
12 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
12 6 (14.29%) Cucumber
12 6 (14.29%) WebLOAD
12 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
13 5 (11.90%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 3 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.38%) RoboHelp
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
Development Applications
1 23 (54.76%) Selenium
2 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (19.05%) MSTest
4 7 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 6 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 6 (14.29%) WebLOAD
5 6 (14.29%) LoadRunner
6 5 (11.90%) JIRA
7 2 (4.76%) FitNesse
7 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.38%) TestComplete
8 1 (2.38%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (2.38%) JUnit
8 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.38%) WinRunner
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (76.19%) Analyst
2 25 (59.52%) Tester
3 21 (50.00%) Test Analyst
4 20 (47.62%) Software Tester
5 15 (35.71%) QA Analyst
6 13 (30.95%) QA Tester
7 10 (23.81%) Test Consultant
7 10 (23.81%) Consultant
7 10 (23.81%) QA Consultant
8 8 (19.05%) Software Consultant
9 5 (11.90%) Automation Tester
10 3 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
10 3 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
11 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
11 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (4.76%) QA Leader
11 2 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
12 1 (2.38%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
2 4 (9.52%) .NET
3 3 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (4.76%) RESTful
4 2 (4.76%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (2.38%) SOAP
5 1 (2.38%) WPF
5 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Android
2 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (52.38%) Test Scripting
2 14 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 14 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 9 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 8 (19.05%) Release Management
4 8 (19.05%) Manual Testing
4 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
4 8 (19.05%) Automation Testing
5 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Scrum
6 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 4 (9.52%) Web Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.52%) SDLC
7 3 (7.14%) Coaching
7 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.76%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.14%) VBScript
5 3 (7.14%) VB
5 3 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) C
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (61.90%) ISEB
2 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.90%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (76.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) HP
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Unisys
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