The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 220 230 251
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +21
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 24 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.33% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.13% 2.03% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 8
Average salary £27,500 £55,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +120.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £60,000 £32,425
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
QuickTest Pro
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
1125 1131 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.03% 16.34% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 985 985 905
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the North West region.

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in the North West

QuickTest Pro
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

QuickTest Pro Salary Histogram in the North West

QuickTest Pro
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 QuickTest Pro within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Cheshire +12 14 £27,500 -15.38%
Manchester +6 10 £29,500 -46.36% 2
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Pro.

1 53 (74.65%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (66.20%) ISEB
3 43 (60.56%) QA
3 43 (60.56%) Selenium
4 29 (40.85%) Software Testing
5 27 (38.03%) SQL
6 26 (36.62%) Test Scripting
7 25 (35.21%) Windows
8 22 (30.99%) Automation Testing
9 21 (29.58%) HP Quality Center
10 20 (28.17%) Manual Testing
11 19 (26.76%) Automated Testing
12 18 (25.35%) ISTQB
13 17 (23.94%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (22.54%) MSTest
14 16 (22.54%) Release Management
14 16 (22.54%) Performance Testing
15 15 (21.13%) Test Automation
15 15 (21.13%) Web Services
16 14 (19.72%) Finance
17 13 (18.31%) JIRA
18 12 (16.90%) Degree
18 12 (16.90%) Cucumber
18 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
19 11 (15.49%) Project Management
19 11 (15.49%) Oracle
19 11 (15.49%) Test Strategy
19 11 (15.49%) Test Planning
19 11 (15.49%) Waterfall
19 11 (15.49%) Test Management

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Pro. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.41%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (60.56%) Selenium
2 17 (23.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (22.54%) MSTest
4 13 (18.31%) JIRA
5 12 (16.90%) Cucumber
6 7 (9.86%) WebDriver
7 5 (7.04%) FitNesse
7 5 (7.04%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (4.23%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.82%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.41%) TestComplete
10 1 (1.41%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Retail
3 4 (5.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (60.56%) Analyst
2 40 (56.34%) Tester
3 35 (49.30%) Software Tester
4 27 (38.03%) Test Analyst
5 22 (30.99%) QA Tester
6 17 (23.94%) QA Analyst
7 12 (16.90%) Test Leader
7 12 (16.90%) Test Manager
8 10 (14.08%) Consultant
8 10 (14.08%) Senior Manager
8 10 (14.08%) Test Consultant
8 10 (14.08%) QA Consultant
8 10 (14.08%) Senior Test Manager
8 10 (14.08%) Software Consultant
9 8 (11.27%) Automation Tester
10 5 (7.04%) Software Test Analyst
11 4 (5.63%) Automation Analyst
11 4 (5.63%) Test Engineer
11 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
11 4 (5.63%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) Web Services
2 9 (12.68%) .NET
3 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.23%) SOAP
4 3 (4.23%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.41%) WPF
5 1 (1.41%) HTML
5 1 (1.41%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Open Source
3 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.21%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Android
2 7 (9.86%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.23%) Linux
3 3 (4.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (74.65%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.85%) Software Testing
3 26 (36.62%) Test Scripting
4 22 (30.99%) Automation Testing
5 20 (28.17%) Manual Testing
6 19 (26.76%) Automated Testing
7 16 (22.54%) Release Management
7 16 (22.54%) Performance Testing
8 15 (21.13%) Test Automation
9 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (15.49%) Project Management
10 11 (15.49%) Test Management
10 11 (15.49%) Test Planning
10 11 (15.49%) Waterfall
10 11 (15.49%) Test Strategy
11 10 (14.08%) Mentoring
11 10 (14.08%) Process Management
11 10 (14.08%) Risk Management
12 8 (11.27%) E-Commerce
12 8 (11.27%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) SQL
2 10 (14.08%) C#
3 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.23%) C
4 3 (4.23%) VBScript
5 2 (2.82%) VB
5 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.82%) C++
6 1 (1.41%) Java
6 1 (1.41%) Python
6 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (66.20%) ISEB
2 18 (25.35%) ISTQB
3 12 (16.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (60.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (29.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Oracle
2 8 (11.27%) HP
3 3 (4.23%) Telerik
4 2 (2.82%) SAP
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
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