The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 127 107 103
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 12 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.54% 1.29% 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.69% 9.44% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 26
Average salary £48,000 £41,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.66% -17.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £34,300 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £46,525 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,323
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +8.99%
HP UFT
Berkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
256 339 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.59% 13.65% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 217 278 216
Average salary £47,750 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.90% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Reading

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

HP UFT Salary Trend in Reading

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Reading

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 15 (60.00%) Selenium
2 13 (52.00%) QA
3 10 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (36.00%) HP
4 9 (36.00%) Finance
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
5 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
6 7 (28.00%) VB
7 6 (24.00%) Java
7 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Gherkin
8 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) Application Packaging
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.00%) C#
8 5 (20.00%) SQL
8 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (20.00%) Windows 2000
8 5 (20.00%) Windows
8 5 (20.00%) MS Excel

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Selenium
2 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (16.00%) JMeter
3 4 (16.00%) JBehave
4 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.00%) RSpec
5 2 (8.00%) Subversion
5 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (8.00%) Robotium
5 2 (8.00%) Ranorex
6 1 (4.00%) WinRunner
6 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
1 9 (36.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Support Specialist
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Test Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 5 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (12.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) Ajax
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (8.00%) Smartphone
1 2 (8.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
1 5 (20.00%) Windows 2000
1 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.00%) SDLC
6 3 (12.00%) Test Management
6 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) OOP
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Demand Management
7 2 (8.00%) User Stories
7 2 (8.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) VB
2 6 (24.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) VBScript
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.00%) XPath
5 2 (8.00%) Groovy
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) HP
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
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