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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 230 220 257
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +37
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 19 32 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.45% 0.080%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.61% 2.81% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 5
Average salary £27,500 £55,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +124.48%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
1179 1138 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.96% 15.94% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 988 928
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +7 10 £27,500 -15.38%
Manchester -5 9 £28,000 -49.09% 3
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 46 (73.02%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (65.08%) ISEB
3 36 (57.14%) QA
4 35 (55.56%) Selenium
5 28 (44.44%) Software Testing
6 27 (42.86%) SQL
7 24 (38.10%) Test Scripting
8 22 (34.92%) HP Quality Center
9 20 (31.75%) Automation Testing
9 20 (31.75%) Windows
10 18 (28.57%) Performance Testing
11 17 (26.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (25.40%) Release Management
12 16 (25.40%) ISTQB
12 16 (25.40%) MSTest
13 13 (20.63%) Manual Testing
14 12 (19.05%) Automated Testing
14 12 (19.05%) Web Services
15 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (17.46%) Test Automation
15 11 (17.46%) Test Strategy
16 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
16 10 (15.87%) Test Planning
16 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
16 10 (15.87%) Test Management
16 10 (15.87%) Project Management
16 10 (15.87%) Finance
16 10 (15.87%) Oracle
17 9 (14.29%) C#
17 9 (14.29%) Oracle Reports

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (1.59%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (55.56%) Selenium
2 17 (26.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (25.40%) MSTest
4 9 (14.29%) JIRA
5 8 (12.70%) Cucumber
6 6 (9.52%) WebDriver
7 4 (6.35%) LoadRunner
7 4 (6.35%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.17%) WebLOAD
9 1 (1.59%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.59%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.59%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (63.49%) Analyst
2 34 (53.97%) Tester
3 28 (44.44%) Software Tester
4 25 (39.68%) Test Analyst
5 18 (28.57%) QA Tester
6 16 (25.40%) QA Analyst
7 11 (17.46%) Test Leader
7 11 (17.46%) QA Consultant
7 11 (17.46%) Test Consultant
7 11 (17.46%) Consultant
7 11 (17.46%) Test Manager
8 10 (15.87%) Software Consultant
9 9 (14.29%) Senior Test Manager
9 9 (14.29%) Senior Manager
10 8 (12.70%) Automation Tester
11 5 (7.94%) Automation Analyst
12 4 (6.35%) Software Test Engineer
12 4 (6.35%) Software Test Analyst
12 4 (6.35%) Test Engineer
12 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) Web Services
2 8 (12.70%) .NET
3 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (3.17%) SOAP
6 1 (1.59%) XML
6 1 (1.59%) Middleware
6 1 (1.59%) WPF
6 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Open Source
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) Android
2 7 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.76%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (73.02%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 24 (38.10%) Test Scripting
4 20 (31.75%) Automation Testing
5 18 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 16 (25.40%) Release Management
7 13 (20.63%) Manual Testing
8 12 (19.05%) Automated Testing
9 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (17.46%) Test Automation
9 11 (17.46%) Test Strategy
10 10 (15.87%) Test Management
10 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
10 10 (15.87%) Test Planning
10 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
10 10 (15.87%) Project Management
11 9 (14.29%) Process Management
11 9 (14.29%) Risk Management
12 8 (12.70%) Web Testing
13 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (14.29%) C#
3 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.76%) C
4 3 (4.76%) VBScript
5 2 (3.17%) VB
5 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.17%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) Java
6 1 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (65.08%) ISEB
2 16 (25.40%) ISTQB
3 8 (12.70%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (34.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle
2 9 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (4.76%) Telerik
4 2 (3.17%) SAP
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
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