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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 233 220 238
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 12 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.45% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 3.08% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 13
Average salary £28,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
1162 1008 1125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.87% 14.70% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 976 889 970
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -3 9 £28,500 -48.18% 7
Cheshire -3 2 £31,250 -7.40% 3
Lancashire - 1 £41,000 - 1
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 30 (68.18%) ISEB
1 30 (68.18%) QA
2 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (63.64%) SQL
3 22 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 21 (47.73%) Selenium
5 19 (43.18%) Software Testing
6 16 (36.36%) Performance Testing
6 16 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (34.09%) Windows
7 15 (34.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (31.82%) MSTest
8 14 (31.82%) Release Management
9 12 (27.27%) Automation Testing
10 10 (22.73%) HP
10 10 (22.73%) Manual Testing
11 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
12 8 (18.18%) Regression Testing
12 8 (18.18%) Finance
13 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
13 7 (15.91%) Web Testing
13 7 (15.91%) JIRA
13 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
14 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
14 6 (13.64%) Cucumber
14 6 (13.64%) Degree
14 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
14 6 (13.64%) ISTQB
14 6 (13.64%) Android
15 5 (11.36%) Market Research

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (2.27%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) SMS
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (47.73%) Selenium
2 15 (34.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (31.82%) MSTest
4 7 (15.91%) JIRA
5 6 (13.64%) Cucumber
6 4 (9.09%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
7 2 (4.55%) WebLOAD
8 1 (2.27%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.27%) TestComplete
8 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.27%) WinRunner
8 1 (2.27%) JUnit
8 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Tester
1 32 (72.73%) Analyst
2 27 (61.36%) Software Tester
3 24 (54.55%) Test Analyst
4 16 (36.36%) QA Tester
5 11 (25.00%) QA Consultant
5 11 (25.00%) QA Analyst
5 11 (25.00%) Test Consultant
5 11 (25.00%) Consultant
6 10 (22.73%) Software Consultant
7 6 (13.64%) Automation Tester
8 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
8 4 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
10 2 (4.55%) Test Manager
10 2 (4.55%) Senior Manager
10 2 (4.55%) Manual Tester
10 2 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
1 4 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) WPF
3 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.27%) RESTful
3 1 (2.27%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 6 (13.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 19 (43.18%) Software Testing
4 16 (36.36%) Performance Testing
5 14 (31.82%) Release Management
6 12 (27.27%) Automation Testing
7 10 (22.73%) Manual Testing
8 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
9 8 (18.18%) Regression Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Web Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
11 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
12 5 (11.36%) Market Research
12 5 (11.36%) User Stories
12 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
13 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
13 4 (9.09%) SDLC
14 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
14 3 (6.82%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.36%) C#
4 3 (6.82%) C
4 3 (6.82%) Java
5 2 (4.55%) C++
5 2 (4.55%) VBScript
5 2 (4.55%) VB
5 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (68.18%) ISEB
2 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (68.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) HP
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
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