The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 344 240 309
Rank change year-on-year
-104 +69
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 95 236 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 1.04% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.73% 6.82% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 91 199 122
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
HP UFT
England

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

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3478 3458 2876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.74% 15.23% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2982 2941 2471
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HP UFT
Salary Trend in the South East

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

HP UFT Salary Trend in the South East

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in the South East

HP UFT
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
(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
Hampshire +13 32 £35,000 -3.44% 4
Berkshire -22 17 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -10 13 £40,000 -11.11%
Surrey -51 12 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Oxfordshire +7 10 £42,500 -15.00%
Kent +4 4 £28,750 +6.48%
East Sussex -3 4 £43,750 +10.75%
West Sussex -28 2 £36,875 -35.86%
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 154 (60.39%) Selenium
2 132 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (40.39%) Finance
4 99 (38.82%) Test Automation
5 97 (38.04%) SQL
6 93 (36.47%) QA
7 92 (36.08%) ISTQB
8 87 (34.12%) Test Management
9 85 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
10 81 (31.76%) Java
11 76 (29.80%) Software Testing
11 76 (29.80%) Automated Testing
12 75 (29.41%) HP
13 71 (27.84%) ISEB
13 71 (27.84%) Test Scripting
14 65 (25.49%) C#
15 63 (24.71%) Automation Testing
16 57 (22.35%) WebDriver
17 48 (18.82%) Regression Testing
18 47 (18.43%) User Acceptance Testing
19 45 (17.65%) LoadRunner
20 43 (16.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 41 (16.08%) Jenkins
22 40 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
23 39 (15.29%) Windows
24 37 (14.51%) Scrum
25 36 (14.12%) TDD
26 34 (13.33%) JMeter
27 33 (12.94%) Oracle
27 33 (12.94%) SQL Server

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 4 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.39%) JBoss
2 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 16 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS Project
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.57%) Internet
3 1 (0.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.14%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 154 (60.39%) Selenium
2 57 (22.35%) WebDriver
3 45 (17.65%) LoadRunner
4 41 (16.08%) Jenkins
5 34 (13.33%) JMeter
6 32 (12.55%) Maven
6 32 (12.55%) Cucumber
7 29 (11.37%) TestNG
7 29 (11.37%) JIRA
8 28 (10.98%) SoapUI
9 21 (8.24%) Eclipse
9 21 (8.24%) IntelliJ
10 17 (6.67%) Subversion
11 15 (5.88%) Firebug
11 15 (5.88%) SpecFlow
12 12 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (4.71%) TestDirector
13 8 (3.14%) NUnit
13 8 (3.14%) WinRunner
13 8 (3.14%) MSTest
General
1 103 (40.39%) Finance
2 5 (1.96%) Telecoms
2 5 (1.96%) Banking
2 5 (1.96%) Retail
3 3 (1.18%) Marketing
4 2 (0.78%) Automotive
5 1 (0.39%) Legal
5 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 99 (38.82%) Analyst
2 96 (37.65%) Test Analyst
3 57 (22.35%) Tester
4 39 (15.29%) Test Manager
5 22 (8.63%) Test Leader
6 21 (8.24%) Test Engineer
7 17 (6.67%) Automation Tester
8 15 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
8 15 (5.88%) Team Leader
8 15 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
9 14 (5.49%) Automation Test Analyst
10 11 (4.31%) QA Tester
11 10 (3.92%) QA Engineer
11 10 (3.92%) Software Tester
12 9 (3.53%) Developer
13 8 (3.14%) Performance Tester
13 8 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (3.14%) Senior Test Analyst
13 8 (3.14%) QA Analyst
14 7 (2.75%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.76%) .NET
2 28 (10.98%) XML
3 24 (9.41%) HTML
4 17 (6.67%) Gherkin
5 15 (5.88%) Web Services
6 9 (3.53%) CSS
7 8 (3.14%) .NET Framework
8 7 (2.75%) SOAP
9 5 (1.96%) Application Packaging
10 4 (1.57%) JSON
11 2 (0.78%) jQuery
11 2 (0.78%) Ajax
12 1 (0.39%) Middleware
12 1 (0.39%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.41%) Client/Server
2 23 (9.02%) N-Tier
3 7 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.18%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.78%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.39%) Social Media
8 1 (0.39%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.29%) Windows
2 10 (3.92%) Linux
3 8 (3.14%) UNIX
4 6 (2.35%) Windows XP
5 5 (1.96%) Windows 2000
5 5 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.39%) Android
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (38.82%) Test Automation
3 87 (34.12%) Test Management
4 76 (29.80%) Automated Testing
4 76 (29.80%) Software Testing
5 71 (27.84%) Test Scripting
6 63 (24.71%) Automation Testing
7 48 (18.82%) Regression Testing
8 47 (18.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 40 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (14.51%) Scrum
11 36 (14.12%) TDD
12 33 (12.94%) Manual Testing
13 32 (12.55%) Performance Testing
14 31 (12.16%) Test Strategy
15 29 (11.37%) BDD
16 26 (10.20%) Project Management
17 24 (9.41%) Functional Testing
18 23 (9.02%) Waterfall
18 23 (9.02%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 97 (38.04%) SQL
2 81 (31.76%) Java
3 65 (25.49%) C#
4 25 (9.80%) VB
5 21 (8.24%) VBScript
6 10 (3.92%) XPath
7 9 (3.53%) Python
7 9 (3.53%) PHP
8 8 (3.14%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.14%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.78%) Groovy
9 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.78%) VBA
9 2 (0.78%) C
10 1 (0.39%) VB6
10 1 (0.39%) Ruby
10 1 (0.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 92 (36.08%) ISTQB
2 71 (27.84%) ISEB
3 43 (16.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 23 (9.02%) Degree
5 19 (7.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 14 (5.49%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.96%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (36.47%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 85 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 75 (29.41%) HP
2 33 (12.94%) Oracle
3 29 (11.37%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.57%) SAP
4 4 (1.57%) Progress
4 4 (1.57%) IBM
4 4 (1.57%) JD Edwards
5 3 (1.18%) Capita
6 1 (0.39%) DataCash
6 1 (0.39%) Telerik
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + extensive package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £565000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £42800 - £44600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
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Berkshire
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Salary: £80000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £28,000 - £33,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago