The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 73 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 3 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.41% 0.50% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.91% 4.17% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 8
Average salary £22,500 £28,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -38.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
QuickTest Pro
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Development Applications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
103 120 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 13.98% 12.00% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 67 111 73
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Oxford

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (87.50%) Selenium
1 7 (87.50%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) ISEB
3 5 (62.50%) Chip and PIN
3 5 (62.50%) Retail
3 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (62.50%) Web Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Usability Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (12.50%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (12.50%) WinRunner
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) SilkPerformer
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Graduate
3 2 (25.00%) Junior
3 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Web Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Usability Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Siebel