The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 207 219 229
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 36 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.38% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.39% 2.50% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 13
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -30.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1063 1118 1098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.21% 15.14% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 908 967 968
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
QuickTest Pro
England

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014. 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 +5 17 £55,000 +61.76% 2
Cheshire +9 12 £30,000 -9.09%
Merseyside +5 7 £60,000 +84.61%
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 51 (77.27%) QA
2 42 (63.64%) Selenium
3 30 (45.45%) Manual Testing
3 30 (45.45%) Automated Testing
4 28 (42.42%) ISEB
5 25 (37.88%) LoadRunner
6 22 (33.33%) Automation Testing
7 19 (28.79%) QALoad
7 19 (28.79%) SilkPerformer
7 19 (28.79%) TestPartner
8 18 (27.27%) Software Testing
8 18 (27.27%) JUnit
8 18 (27.27%) jMock
8 18 (27.27%) EasyMock
9 17 (25.76%) QMS
10 16 (24.24%) E-Commerce
10 16 (24.24%) Java
11 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (22.73%) Cucumber
12 14 (21.21%) SQL
13 13 (19.70%) .NET
13 13 (19.70%) Windows
13 13 (19.70%) WebDriver
14 12 (18.18%) Finance
15 11 (16.67%) Oracle
15 11 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
15 11 (16.67%) Performance Testing
16 9 (13.64%) HP
16 9 (13.64%) CMMI
16 9 (13.64%) ISO 9001

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 3 (4.55%) RoboHelp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (63.64%) Selenium
2 25 (37.88%) LoadRunner
3 19 (28.79%) TestPartner
3 19 (28.79%) SilkPerformer
3 19 (28.79%) QALoad
4 18 (27.27%) JUnit
4 18 (27.27%) jMock
4 18 (27.27%) EasyMock
5 15 (22.73%) Cucumber
6 13 (19.70%) WebDriver
7 9 (13.64%) LabVIEW
7 9 (13.64%) eggPlant
8 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.55%) MSTest
9 3 (4.55%) JIRA
10 2 (3.03%) TestComplete
10 2 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (3.03%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.52%) YouTrack
11 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Banking
2 5 (7.58%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Analyst
2 16 (24.24%) Tester
3 14 (21.21%) Software Tester
4 13 (19.70%) Test Analyst
5 10 (15.15%) Test Manager
5 10 (15.15%) Head of Testing
6 8 (12.12%) Test Leader
7 7 (10.61%) QA Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) QA Tester
8 4 (6.06%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) QA Manager
10 2 (3.03%) UAT Tester
10 2 (3.03%) Web Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Web Test Analyst
11 1 (1.52%) QA Test Manager
11 1 (1.52%) IT Graduate
11 1 (1.52%) QA Leader
11 1 (1.52%) Graduate Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) .NET
2 9 (13.64%) J2EE
3 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (1.52%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Android
2 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) Automated Testing
1 30 (45.45%) Manual Testing
2 22 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 18 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 17 (25.76%) QMS
5 16 (24.24%) E-Commerce
6 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 9 (13.64%) CMMI
8 9 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Test Scripting
9 7 (10.61%) Test Strategy
10 5 (7.58%) TDD
11 4 (6.06%) Release Management
11 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
12 3 (4.55%) Business Analysis
12 3 (4.55%) Load Testing
12 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
13 2 (3.03%) Security Testing
13 2 (3.03%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.24%) Java
2 14 (21.21%) SQL
3 9 (13.64%) Ruby
4 7 (10.61%) C#
5 1 (1.52%) C++
5 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.52%) VB
5 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (42.42%) ISEB
2 7 (10.61%) Degree
3 6 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (77.27%) QA
2 9 (13.64%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) HP
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
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