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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 229 197 208
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +11
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 26 59 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.88% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.92% 4.55% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 25 48 41
Median salary £31,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.84% +5.84%
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
1357 1298 1299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.33% 19.33% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1161 1124
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Cheshire +26 15 £30,500 -18.66%
Manchester -30 11 £37,500 - 2
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (80.00%) QA
3 20 (66.67%) Software Testing
4 19 (63.33%) HP Quality Center
4 19 (63.33%) Test Scripting
5 15 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 15 (50.00%) Selenium
6 14 (46.67%) ISEB
7 13 (43.33%) Windows
7 13 (43.33%) SQL
8 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 9 (30.00%) Performance Testing
9 9 (30.00%) MSTest
9 9 (30.00%) Release Management
9 9 (30.00%) C#
10 8 (26.67%) .NET
11 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
11 7 (23.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (23.33%) Selenium IDE
11 7 (23.33%) WebDriver
12 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
12 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
12 6 (20.00%) Defect Management
12 6 (20.00%) Scrum
12 6 (20.00%) Degree
13 5 (16.67%) JIRA
13 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
13 5 (16.67%) HP
13 5 (16.67%) Functional Testing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (50.00%) Selenium
2 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (30.00%) MSTest
4 7 (23.33%) Selenium IDE
4 7 (23.33%) WebDriver
5 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (16.67%) JIRA
7 4 (13.33%) FitNesse
8 3 (10.00%) Ranorex
9 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
9 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
9 1 (3.33%) TestDirector
9 1 (3.33%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Tester
2 20 (66.67%) QA Tester
2 20 (66.67%) Software QA Tester
2 20 (66.67%) Software Tester
3 14 (46.67%) Analyst
3 14 (46.67%) Test Analyst
4 11 (36.67%) Software Analyst
4 11 (36.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 9 (30.00%) QA Analyst
5 9 (30.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Automation Tester
7 4 (13.33%) QA Automation Tester
8 2 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
9 1 (3.33%) Quality Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
9 1 (3.33%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 19 (63.33%) Test Scripting
4 15 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 9 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 9 (30.00%) Release Management
7 7 (23.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Defect Management
8 6 (20.00%) Scrum
8 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Functional Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Process Improvement
10 4 (13.33%) RAD
10 4 (13.33%) SDLC
11 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Line Management
12 2 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
12 2 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) ISEB
2 6 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.67%) DBS Check
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (63.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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