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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 130 105 143
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +38
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 9 40 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.43% 1.66% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.32% 12.23% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 31 5
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
271 327 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.89% 13.60% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 235 245 213
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,100 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 19 (73.08%) Selenium
2 16 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 16 (61.54%) Cucumber
3 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) Finance
4 14 (53.85%) Web Services
5 13 (50.00%) Performance Testing
6 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
7 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (38.46%) Java
7 10 (38.46%) Defect Management
8 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
8 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
8 9 (34.62%) C#
8 9 (34.62%) LoadRunner
9 8 (30.77%) OOP
9 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
9 8 (30.77%) HP
9 8 (30.77%) HTML
9 8 (30.77%) CSS
9 8 (30.77%) Banking
9 8 (30.77%) Retail
9 8 (30.77%) Subversion
9 8 (30.77%) Logistics
9 8 (30.77%) Ajax
9 8 (30.77%) Games
9 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
9 8 (30.77%) API Testing
9 8 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (30.77%) Ranorex

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Selenium
2 16 (61.54%) Cucumber
3 9 (34.62%) LoadRunner
4 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 8 (30.77%) JBehave
4 8 (30.77%) Ranorex
4 8 (30.77%) RSpec
4 8 (30.77%) Subversion
5 6 (23.08%) JMeter
6 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
2 8 (30.77%) Games
2 8 (30.77%) Retail
2 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
1 13 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Senior Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Senior Test Analyst
3 10 (38.46%) Performance Test Leader
3 10 (38.46%) Test Leader
4 6 (23.08%) Performance Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Performance Test Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Senior Performance Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Senior Test Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Test Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Test Automation Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Automation Test Lead
6 4 (15.38%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Senior Performance Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Web Services
2 8 (30.77%) Ajax
2 8 (30.77%) CSS
2 8 (30.77%) HTML
3 6 (23.08%) Gherkin
4 2 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Mainframe
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 13 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Defect Management
4 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
5 8 (30.77%) API Testing
5 8 (30.77%) BDD
5 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (30.77%) Logistics
5 8 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (30.77%) OOP
6 6 (23.08%) Change Management
6 6 (23.08%) Demand Management
6 6 (23.08%) Performance Improvement
6 6 (23.08%) Requirements Management
6 6 (23.08%) Test Management
6 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 4 (15.38%) Presales
8 3 (11.54%) SDLC
8 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) Java
3 9 (34.62%) C#
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) HP
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix
2 6 (23.08%) IBM
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) SAP
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