The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 100 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 10 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.69% 0.95% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.81% 5.38% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 13
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +75.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +10.00%
HP UFT
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
208 279 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.31% 17.65% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 168 259 183
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Oxfordshire region.

HP UFT Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

HP UFT
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Thame - 2 £42,500 -
Oxford -6 1 £25,000 -16.66%
Banbury - 1 £50,000 -
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing HP UFT 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 HP UFT.

1 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (52.94%) Selenium
3 9 (52.94%) ISTQB
4 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) ISEB
5 7 (41.18%) VBScript
6 6 (35.29%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) .NET
6 6 (35.29%) Keyword-Driven Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
7 5 (29.41%) Line Management
7 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
7 5 (29.41%) JIRA
7 5 (29.41%) Test Management
7 5 (29.41%) C#
7 5 (29.41%) VB
7 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) HP
8 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
9 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
9 3 (17.65%) QA
9 3 (17.65%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) ITIL

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing HP UFT 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 HP UFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) TestLink
3 2 (11.76%) TestDirector
3 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Test Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Test Leader
4 3 (17.65%) QA Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Tester
6 1 (5.88%) QA Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
3 3 (17.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) Keyword-Driven Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Line Management
5 5 (29.41%) Test Management
5 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
6 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE
7 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
8 2 (11.76%) Change Control
8 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
8 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
8 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
8 2 (11.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) VBScript
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) VB
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) ISTQB
2 8 (47.06%) ISEB
3 4 (23.53%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP