The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 124 128 105
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 21 10 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.84% 0.47% 1.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.55% 3.94% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 27
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -13.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £34,125 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £38,500 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -2.66%
Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
220 254 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 8.84% 11.96% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 183 193 337
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
QuickTest Pro
Berkshire

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 17 April 2014.

QuickTest Pro Salary Histogram in Reading

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (62.96%) Selenium
3 12 (44.44%) LoadRunner
4 10 (37.04%) QA
4 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
4 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
5 8 (29.63%) C
5 8 (29.63%) HP
5 8 (29.63%) ISEB
6 7 (25.93%) Test Strategy
7 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (22.22%) VBScript
7 6 (22.22%) XML
7 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (22.22%) Degree
7 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 6 (22.22%) System Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Test Management
8 5 (18.52%) .NET
8 5 (18.52%) C#
9 4 (14.81%) HTML
9 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.81%) TestComplete
9 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
9 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
9 4 (14.81%) QAComplete

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Selenium
2 12 (44.44%) LoadRunner
3 4 (14.81%) TestComplete
3 4 (14.81%) QAComplete
4 3 (11.11%) TestDirector
5 2 (7.41%) WinRunner
5 2 (7.41%) Ranorex
6 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.70%) JIRA
6 1 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
1 14 (51.85%) Test Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Tester
4 5 (18.52%) Test Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Performance Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Performance Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Software Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Performance Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Performance Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) XML
2 5 (18.52%) .NET
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
2 7 (25.93%) Test Strategy
3 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 6 (22.22%) System Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Test Management
5 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) Web Testing
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Usability Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Change Management
7 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C
2 6 (22.22%) VBScript
3 5 (18.52%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
2 8 (29.63%) ISEB
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) Netcool
2 1 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) HP
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Meridio
4 1 (3.70%) Fujitsu