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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 134 117 125
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 12 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.50% 1.08% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.43% 11.71% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 4
Average salary £23,341 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.05% +4.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
271 222 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.21% 9.20% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 229 185 182
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 1 May 2015.

QuickTest Pro Salary Histogram in Reading

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 35 (67.31%) Selenium
2 28 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
3 22 (42.31%) Degree
4 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (38.46%) QA
5 20 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 17 (32.69%) Waterfall
6 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
7 15 (28.85%) HTML
7 15 (28.85%) CSS
7 15 (28.85%) ISEB
7 15 (28.85%) System Testing
7 15 (28.85%) Computer Science
7 15 (28.85%) jQuery
7 15 (28.85%) ISTQB
8 14 (26.92%) Windows
8 14 (26.92%) Automation Testing
8 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (25.00%) HP
10 12 (23.08%) Windows XP
11 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
11 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
11 11 (21.15%) Test Scripting
12 10 (19.23%) Cucumber
12 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
13 9 (17.31%) LoadRunner
13 9 (17.31%) Test Planning
13 9 (17.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
14 8 (15.38%) .NET

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 4 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.85%) LAN
2 2 (3.85%) WAN
2 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (67.31%) Selenium
2 10 (19.23%) Cucumber
3 9 (17.31%) LoadRunner
4 6 (11.54%) TestDirector
5 5 (9.62%) WinRunner
6 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.77%) JIRA
7 2 (3.85%) MSTest
7 2 (3.85%) JBehave
7 2 (3.85%) JMeter
7 2 (3.85%) Bugzilla
7 2 (3.85%) Robotium
8 1 (1.92%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Tester
2 15 (28.85%) Junior
2 15 (28.85%) Junior Software Tester
2 15 (28.85%) Junior Tester
2 15 (28.85%) Software Tester
3 13 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 13 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 12 (23.08%) QA Engineer
4 12 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 11 (21.15%) Graduate
5 11 (21.15%) QA Tester
5 11 (21.15%) Software Test Engineer
5 11 (21.15%) Junior Software Engineer
5 11 (21.15%) Graduate Software Tester
5 11 (21.15%) Junior Test Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Analyst
6 8 (15.38%) Test Analyst
6 8 (15.38%) Support Engineer
7 7 (13.46%) Test Manager
8 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) HTML
1 15 (28.85%) CSS
1 15 (28.85%) jQuery
2 8 (15.38%) .NET
3 5 (9.62%) Application Packaging
4 4 (7.69%) HTML5
5 2 (3.85%) Web Services
5 2 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (1.92%) SOAP
6 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Computer Science
2 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Clustering
4 2 (3.85%) Open Source
4 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.62%) Windows 2000
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.85%) Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) Waterfall
3 15 (28.85%) System Testing
4 14 (26.92%) Automation Testing
5 11 (21.15%) Test Scripting
6 9 (17.31%) Test Planning
7 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
7 7 (13.46%) Change Management
7 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.46%) Line Management
8 5 (9.62%) ITIL
8 5 (9.62%) Performance Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Test Management
9 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.77%) Functional Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Network Management
9 3 (5.77%) Scrum
10 2 (3.85%) V-Model
10 2 (3.85%) Requirements Management
10 2 (3.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.38%) C#
3 5 (9.62%) SQL
3 5 (9.62%) VB
4 4 (7.69%) C++
5 3 (5.77%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) Groovy
6 2 (3.85%) XPath
6 2 (3.85%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) VBScript
6 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) Degree
2 20 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 15 (28.85%) ISEB
3 15 (28.85%) ISTQB
4 9 (17.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared
6 7 (13.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 28 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.77%) Netcool
2 3 (5.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (5.77%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) HP
2 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) McAfee
3 3 (5.77%) Veritas
3 3 (5.77%) Citrix
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 10 days ago