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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 104 102 110
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 33 36 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.31% 1.55% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.40% 13.58% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 17
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £32,500 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -10.00%
QuickTest Pro
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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
351 265 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.95% 11.39% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 284 217 230
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 22 August 2014.

QuickTest Pro Salary Histogram in Reading

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 58 (85.29%) HP Quality Center
2 36 (52.94%) Finance
3 30 (44.12%) VBScript
4 27 (39.71%) Manual Testing
5 26 (38.24%) Test Scripting
6 24 (35.29%) Selenium
6 24 (35.29%) XML
7 22 (32.35%) Automation Testing
8 21 (30.88%) System Testing
8 21 (30.88%) LoadRunner
8 21 (30.88%) Integration Testing
9 20 (29.41%) QA
9 20 (29.41%) Test Automation
10 17 (25.00%) ISEB
11 16 (23.53%) HP
11 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (22.06%) ISTQB
13 13 (19.12%) Test Strategy
14 12 (17.65%) TestDirector
14 12 (17.65%) Windows
15 11 (16.18%) C
15 11 (16.18%) WinRunner
15 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (14.71%) C#
16 10 (14.71%) .NET
16 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
16 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
17 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
18 8 (11.76%) Retail
18 8 (11.76%) SharePoint Server

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (35.29%) Selenium
2 21 (30.88%) LoadRunner
3 12 (17.65%) TestDirector
4 11 (16.18%) WinRunner
5 6 (8.82%) Selenium IDE
5 6 (8.82%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
General
1 36 (52.94%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (79.41%) Analyst
1 54 (79.41%) Test Analyst
2 29 (42.65%) Senior Analyst
2 29 (42.65%) Senior Test Analyst
3 15 (22.06%) Tester
4 12 (17.65%) Test Engineer
5 11 (16.18%) Senior Tester
6 9 (13.24%) Senior Test Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) Performance Test Analyst
7 8 (11.76%) Performance Analyst
7 8 (11.76%) Automation Tester
7 8 (11.76%) Senior Automation Tester
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Performance Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Test Leader
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) QA Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) QA Tester
9 4 (5.88%) Performance Test Leader
10 3 (4.41%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) XML
2 10 (14.71%) .NET
3 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Clustering
2 1 (1.47%) iPad
2 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Windows
2 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (10.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Manual Testing
2 26 (38.24%) Test Scripting
3 22 (32.35%) Automation Testing
4 21 (30.88%) System Testing
4 21 (30.88%) Integration Testing
5 20 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (19.12%) Test Strategy
8 7 (10.29%) Automated Testing
9 6 (8.82%) Scrum
10 5 (7.35%) Test Management
11 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.41%) Software Distribution
13 2 (2.94%) Change Management
13 2 (2.94%) Black-Box Testing
13 2 (2.94%) Performance Testing
14 1 (1.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.12%) VBScript
2 11 (16.18%) C
3 10 (14.71%) C#
4 6 (8.82%) SQL
5 3 (4.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) ISEB
2 15 (22.06%) ISTQB
3 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) Degree
6 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (29.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 58 (85.29%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (10.29%) Netcool
2 7 (10.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) HP
2 6 (8.82%) Fujitsu
3 4 (5.88%) Citrix
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle
4 3 (4.41%) Veritas
4 3 (4.41%) McAfee
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