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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 155 149 153
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 6 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.45% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.25% 3.10% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 18
Average salary £35,000 £37,375 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.35% +24.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £46,750 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
480 452 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.18% 14.55% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 309 297 390
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 4 £41,000 +2.50% 1
Glasgow -24 1 - - 2
Fife - 1 £32,000 -
HP UFT
UK

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 23 (82.14%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (67.86%) Test Management
3 13 (46.43%) Software Testing
4 12 (42.86%) ISEB
4 12 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 12 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (35.71%) QA
5 10 (35.71%) Selenium
6 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
6 9 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (32.14%) Functional Testing
6 9 (32.14%) Mobile App
6 9 (32.14%) Fund Accounting
6 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (25.00%) Finance
7 7 (25.00%) JIRA
7 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (25.00%) SDLC
7 7 (25.00%) Android
7 7 (25.00%) Apple iOS
7 7 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 6 (21.43%) Banking
8 6 (21.43%) Investment Banking
8 6 (21.43%) HP
9 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
10 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Selenium
2 7 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
4 2 (7.14%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.57%) Robot Framework
5 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
2 6 (21.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Test Leader
2 8 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) QA Leader
3 7 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) CGI
1 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (32.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Android
1 7 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Test Management
2 13 (46.43%) Software Testing
3 12 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) Functional Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Fund Accounting
6 7 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (25.00%) SDLC
6 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
9 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.71%) Requirements Management
11 2 (7.14%) Defect Management
11 2 (7.14%) Line Management
11 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
11 2 (7.14%) Project Management
11 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) ISEB
1 12 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
3 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) MCP
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) OCP
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Certification
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (82.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
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