The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 106 93 113
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 37 40 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.47% 1.74% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.28% 14.49% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 17
Average salary £41,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £33,850 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,625 £71,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
QuickTest Pro
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
328 276 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.06% 11.98% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 263 232 209
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Reading

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Reading

QuickTest Pro
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

QuickTest Pro Salary Histogram in Reading

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 69 (87.34%) HP Quality Center
2 41 (51.90%) Finance
3 35 (44.30%) VBScript
4 31 (39.24%) Manual Testing
5 27 (34.18%) XML
5 27 (34.18%) ISEB
5 27 (34.18%) Test Automation
5 27 (34.18%) Automation Testing
6 26 (32.91%) Test Scripting
7 23 (29.11%) Selenium
7 23 (29.11%) Integration Testing
7 23 (29.11%) System Testing
8 20 (25.32%) ISTQB
9 19 (24.05%) QA
10 18 (22.78%) Windows
10 18 (22.78%) TestDirector
11 17 (21.52%) LoadRunner
11 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (21.52%) SC Cleared
11 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
12 16 (20.25%) WinRunner
13 14 (17.72%) HP
14 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (15.19%) SharePoint Server
15 12 (15.19%) Test Strategy
16 11 (13.92%) Windows XP
16 11 (13.92%) Netcool
16 11 (13.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 10 (12.66%) C
17 10 (12.66%) SQL

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.19%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Office
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (29.11%) Selenium
2 18 (22.78%) TestDirector
3 17 (21.52%) LoadRunner
4 16 (20.25%) WinRunner
5 6 (7.59%) WebDriver
6 5 (6.33%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.33%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.27%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.27%) Xcode
7 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 41 (51.90%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (82.28%) Analyst
1 65 (82.28%) Test Analyst
2 36 (45.57%) Senior Analyst
2 36 (45.57%) Senior Test Analyst
3 15 (18.99%) Tester
4 12 (15.19%) Test Engineer
5 11 (13.92%) Senior Tester
5 11 (13.92%) Senior Test Engineer
6 10 (12.66%) Automation Tester
6 10 (12.66%) Senior Automation Tester
7 8 (10.13%) Performance Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) Performance Test Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) Test Leader
9 6 (7.59%) Performance Test Leader
10 5 (6.33%) Senior Performance Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
11 4 (5.06%) QA Tester
11 4 (5.06%) QA Test Analyst
11 4 (5.06%) QA Analyst
12 3 (3.80%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.18%) XML
2 7 (8.86%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Clustering
2 2 (2.53%) iPad
2 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Windows
2 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (13.92%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.27%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) Manual Testing
2 27 (34.18%) Test Automation
2 27 (34.18%) Automation Testing
3 26 (32.91%) Test Scripting
4 23 (29.11%) System Testing
4 23 (29.11%) Integration Testing
5 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (15.19%) Test Strategy
7 9 (11.39%) Automated Testing
8 7 (8.86%) Test Management
9 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.59%) Scrum
10 5 (6.33%) Performance Testing
11 4 (5.06%) Software Distribution
12 3 (3.80%) Test Planning
12 3 (3.80%) Line Management
12 3 (3.80%) Change Management
12 3 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (2.53%) Mentoring
13 2 (2.53%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.30%) VBScript
2 10 (12.66%) C
2 10 (12.66%) SQL
3 7 (8.86%) C#
4 3 (3.80%) VB
5 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (34.18%) ISEB
2 20 (25.32%) ISTQB
3 17 (21.52%) SC Cleared
3 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.59%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.06%) Degree
5 4 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.05%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 69 (87.34%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (13.92%) Netcool
2 11 (13.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (8.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) HP
2 8 (10.13%) Citrix
3 7 (8.86%) Veritas
3 7 (8.86%) McAfee
3 7 (8.86%) Fujitsu
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
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