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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 131 100 120
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +20
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 11 41 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.49% 1.72% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.12% 13.10% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8 34 12
Average salary £26,671 £36,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.93% -27.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,341 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £41,050 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
267 313 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.87% 13.10% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 209 258 182
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 6 July 2015.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Reading

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 19 (67.86%) Selenium
2 14 (50.00%) QA
3 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
5 10 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (32.14%) Automation Testing
6 9 (32.14%) Degree
6 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
6 9 (32.14%) HTML
6 9 (32.14%) CSS
7 8 (28.57%) HP
7 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 7 (25.00%) System Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 7 (25.00%) jQuery
8 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.00%) VB
8 7 (25.00%) C#
9 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
9 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
9 6 (21.43%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) ITIL
10 5 (17.86%) Windows 2000
10 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
10 5 (17.86%) Java
10 5 (17.86%) .NET
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) Selenium
2 4 (14.29%) JBehave
2 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
3 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
4 2 (7.14%) JMeter
4 2 (7.14%) Subversion
4 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.14%) Robotium
4 2 (7.14%) Ranorex
4 2 (7.14%) RSpec
5 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.57%) WinRunner
5 1 (3.57%) TestDirector
5 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Tester
2 9 (32.14%) Test Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 7 (25.00%) Junior
3 7 (25.00%) Junior Tester
3 7 (25.00%) Junior Software Tester
3 7 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 6 (21.43%) QA Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Junior Software Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (17.86%) QA Tester
5 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Support Specialist
5 5 (17.86%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
1 9 (32.14%) CSS
2 7 (25.00%) jQuery
3 5 (17.86%) .NET
3 5 (17.86%) Application Packaging
4 4 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (7.14%) XML
5 2 (7.14%) Ajax
5 2 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Smartphone
3 2 (7.14%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
2 5 (17.86%) Windows 2000
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Automation Testing
3 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 7 (25.00%) System Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
6 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) User Stories
7 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
7 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.14%) API Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) OOP
7 2 (7.14%) BDD
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.00%) C#
2 7 (25.00%) VB
3 5 (17.86%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) VBScript
5 2 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.14%) XPath
5 2 (7.14%) Groovy
5 2 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
4 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.57%) ISEB
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) HP
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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