The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 56 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 7 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.44% 0.81% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.86% 8.93% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 2
Average salary £38,500 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.33% +1.69%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -4.63%
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 Slough region.

Development Applications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
79 56 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 16.22% 9.03% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 69 50 57
Average salary £43,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.47% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,782 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £47,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Slough region.

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Slough

QuickTest Pro
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Client/Server
2 7 (87.50%) Data Migration
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Test Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft