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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 369 315 332
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +17
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 88 158 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.73% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.63% 4.29% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 71 144 132
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +5.96%
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
3352 3681 3541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.34% 16.97% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3025 3090 3009
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing HP UFT as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +11 37 £35,000 -2.77% 5
Berkshire +13 16 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey -30 16 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Kent -6 7 £45,000 +50.00%
Buckinghamshire +22 6 £55,000 +51.72% 1
Oxfordshire -5 5 £37,500 -28.57%
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 133 (70.37%) Selenium
2 120 (63.49%) Test Automation
3 115 (60.85%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (47.09%) C#
5 83 (43.92%) SQL
6 76 (40.21%) Finance
7 75 (39.68%) ISTQB
8 72 (38.10%) Test Scripting
9 67 (35.45%) QA
10 65 (34.39%) Java
11 61 (32.28%) HP Quality Center
12 55 (29.10%) Software Testing
13 54 (28.57%) Automated Testing
14 51 (26.98%) Test Management
14 51 (26.98%) WebDriver
15 48 (25.40%) SoapUI
16 44 (23.28%) Windows
16 44 (23.28%) HP
17 43 (22.75%) JIRA
18 41 (21.69%) Client/Server
19 40 (21.16%) Waterfall
19 40 (21.16%) User Acceptance Testing
19 40 (21.16%) Functional Testing
20 39 (20.63%) BDD
21 38 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
22 37 (19.58%) N-Tier
22 37 (19.58%) ISEB
22 37 (19.58%) Automation Testing
23 36 (19.05%) JMeter
23 36 (19.05%) Scrum

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (15.87%) CMS
2 5 (2.65%) Confluence
3 3 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.53%) Apache
4 1 (0.53%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.12%) ATM
2 3 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) DNS
3 1 (0.53%) HTTP
3 1 (0.53%) SAN
3 1 (0.53%) SNMP
3 1 (0.53%) SSL
3 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.65%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.12%) MySQL
4 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 133 (70.37%) Selenium
2 51 (26.98%) WebDriver
3 48 (25.40%) SoapUI
4 43 (22.75%) JIRA
5 36 (19.05%) JMeter
6 35 (18.52%) Cucumber
6 35 (18.52%) NUnit
6 35 (18.52%) Ranorex
7 29 (15.34%) SpecFlow
8 28 (14.81%) MSTest
9 26 (13.76%) Jenkins
10 24 (12.70%) Bugzilla
10 24 (12.70%) Subversion
11 21 (11.11%) Git (software)
11 21 (11.11%) LoadRunner
12 20 (10.58%) Maven
13 19 (10.05%) Testopia
14 16 (8.47%) JBehave
14 16 (8.47%) RSpec
15 9 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 76 (40.21%) Finance
2 22 (11.64%) Banking
3 18 (9.52%) Retail
3 18 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 16 (8.47%) Games
5 9 (4.76%) Back Office
6 4 (2.12%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.06%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (34.92%) Analyst
2 60 (31.75%) Test Analyst
3 50 (26.46%) Test Engineer
4 44 (23.28%) Tester
5 26 (13.76%) Developer
6 25 (13.23%) Automation Test Analyst
6 25 (13.23%) Test Automation Developer
7 23 (12.17%) Test Automation Engineer
8 22 (11.64%) Automation Tester
9 21 (11.11%) Test Manager
10 16 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (8.47%) Senior Test Analyst
11 14 (7.41%) QA Tester
12 13 (6.88%) Software Analyst
12 13 (6.88%) Software Test Analyst
13 10 (5.29%) Agile Test Analyst
13 10 (5.29%) Performance Analyst
13 10 (5.29%) Performance Test Analyst
13 10 (5.29%) Senior Performance Analyst
13 10 (5.29%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.11%) Web Services
2 18 (9.52%) HTML
3 17 (8.99%) .NET
4 16 (8.47%) Ajax
4 16 (8.47%) CSS
5 10 (5.29%) Gherkin
6 9 (4.76%) SOAP
7 6 (3.17%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.59%) XML
9 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.53%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.53%) HTML5
9 1 (0.53%) J2EE
9 1 (0.53%) JSON
9 1 (0.53%) Middleware
9 1 (0.53%) Protocol Buffers
9 1 (0.53%) Spring
9 1 (0.53%) Struts
9 1 (0.53%) WSDL
9 1 (0.53%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.69%) Client/Server
2 37 (19.58%) N-Tier
3 8 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.65%) PMI
4 5 (2.65%) User Experience
5 4 (2.12%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.12%) Wiki
6 3 (1.59%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.53%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.28%) Windows
2 11 (5.82%) Linux
3 6 (3.17%) Unix
4 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (63.49%) Test Automation
2 115 (60.85%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (38.10%) Test Scripting
4 55 (29.10%) Software Testing
5 54 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 51 (26.98%) Test Management
7 40 (21.16%) Functional Testing
7 40 (21.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 40 (21.16%) Waterfall
8 39 (20.63%) BDD
9 38 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (19.58%) Automation Testing
11 36 (19.05%) Scrum
12 34 (17.99%) Performance Testing
13 31 (16.40%) Manual Testing
14 30 (15.87%) Content Management
14 30 (15.87%) Unit Testing
15 28 (14.81%) Defect Management
15 28 (14.81%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 28 (14.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 89 (47.09%) C#
2 83 (43.92%) SQL
3 65 (34.39%) Java
4 26 (13.76%) JavaScript
5 16 (8.47%) C
6 11 (5.82%) Groovy
7 10 (5.29%) PHP
8 8 (4.23%) VBScript
9 7 (3.70%) C++
9 7 (3.70%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.17%) Ruby
11 5 (2.65%) Python
12 4 (2.12%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.12%) VB
13 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 75 (39.68%) ISTQB
2 37 (19.58%) ISEB
3 34 (17.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 23 (12.17%) Degree
5 20 (10.58%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (2.65%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.53%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (35.45%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SDET
Systems Management
1 61 (32.28%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.17%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 44 (23.28%) HP
2 7 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.17%) AppDynamics
3 6 (3.17%) CA
3 6 (3.17%) Dynatrace
4 5 (2.65%) Oracle
5 3 (1.59%) ATG
5 3 (1.59%) hybris
6 1 (0.53%) SAP
6 1 (0.53%) Telerik
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