The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 131 167 117
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -50
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 37 11 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.17% 0.29% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.04% 1.89% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 25 1 23
Average salary £47,500 £70,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +64.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £70,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
HP UFT
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
460 583 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.61% 15.47% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 289 422 312
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 Scotland

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Scotland region.

HP UFT Salary Trend in Scotland

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Scotland

HP UFT
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +26 22 £50,000 -
Glasgow +12 15 £34,000 -51.42%
HP UFT
UK

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 34 (58.62%) Finance
2 27 (46.55%) HP Quality Center
3 26 (44.83%) Test Automation
4 25 (43.10%) ISTQB
4 25 (43.10%) QA
5 22 (37.93%) HP
6 20 (34.48%) Software Testing
6 20 (34.48%) Automated Testing
7 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (31.03%) SQL
9 16 (27.59%) Test Management
10 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
11 14 (24.14%) Cucumber
12 13 (22.41%) Selenium
12 13 (22.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 13 (22.41%) Test Planning
13 12 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (20.69%) LoadRunner
14 11 (18.97%) UNIX
15 9 (15.52%) Test Strategy
15 9 (15.52%) FIXML
15 9 (15.52%) WebLogic
15 9 (15.52%) VBA
15 9 (15.52%) ISEB
15 9 (15.52%) JMS
16 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
16 8 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
17 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
17 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
17 7 (12.07%) Degree

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (15.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.72%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Cucumber
2 13 (22.41%) Selenium
3 12 (20.69%) LoadRunner
4 7 (12.07%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.17%) JIRA
5 3 (5.17%) FitNesse
6 2 (3.45%) Hudson
6 2 (3.45%) JMeter
6 2 (3.45%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.45%) MSTest
7 1 (1.72%) QAComplete
7 1 (1.72%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (1.72%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.72%) TestComplete
General
1 34 (58.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Analyst
2 18 (31.03%) Test Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Test Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Tester
4 10 (17.24%) QA Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) QA Automation Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Test Leader
5 8 (13.79%) Automation Tester
6 7 (12.07%) Test Manager
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.17%) Test Team Leader
10 2 (3.45%) Programme Manager
10 2 (3.45%) Consultant
10 2 (3.45%) Technical Manager
10 2 (3.45%) Test Consultant
10 2 (3.45%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) JMS
1 9 (15.52%) FIXML
2 6 (10.34%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (1.72%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.72%) Ajax
4 1 (1.72%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) UNIX
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Test Automation
2 20 (34.48%) Automated Testing
2 20 (34.48%) Software Testing
3 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (27.59%) Test Management
5 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
6 13 (22.41%) Test Planning
7 9 (15.52%) Test Strategy
8 8 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Project Management
9 5 (8.62%) Validation
9 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.62%) SDLC
10 4 (6.90%) Change Management
10 4 (6.90%) Line Management
10 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.17%) Regression Testing
11 3 (5.17%) Scrum
11 3 (5.17%) ETL
11 3 (5.17%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) VBA
3 5 (8.62%) Java
4 2 (3.45%) Python
4 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.72%) VBScript
5 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (43.10%) ISTQB
2 13 (22.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 12 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (15.52%) ISEB
5 7 (12.07%) Degree
5 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 27 (46.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) HP
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.72%) Siebel
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) Charles River
5 1 (1.72%) FatWire
5 1 (1.72%) SOASTA, Inc