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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 348 243 328
Rank change year-on-year
-105 +85
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 94 227 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.99% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.73% 6.57% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 90 189 104
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £54,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
3445 3455 2922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.44% 15.08% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2917 2947 2529
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 £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 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 6 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 6 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 +7 28 £36,000 +20.00% 3
Surrey -40 21 £45,000 - 4
Berkshire -36 16 £40,000 +9.58% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 12 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Oxfordshire -3 7 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Kent +8 6 £28,750 +6.48%
East Sussex +3 3 £43,000 +7.50%
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 169 (62.83%) Selenium
2 133 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (40.89%) Test Automation
4 101 (37.55%) Finance
5 99 (36.80%) SQL
6 97 (36.06%) ISTQB
7 92 (34.20%) Test Management
8 90 (33.46%) QA
9 86 (31.97%) HP Quality Center
10 84 (31.23%) Java
11 83 (30.86%) ISEB
12 79 (29.37%) HP
12 79 (29.37%) Software Testing
13 77 (28.62%) Automated Testing
14 74 (27.51%) Test Scripting
15 70 (26.02%) C#
16 67 (24.91%) Automation Testing
17 64 (23.79%) WebDriver
18 53 (19.70%) LoadRunner
19 51 (18.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 49 (18.22%) Regression Testing
21 44 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
22 43 (15.99%) TDD
23 40 (14.87%) Continuous Integration
24 39 (14.50%) Cucumber
25 38 (14.13%) Scrum
26 37 (13.75%) Jenkins
27 36 (13.38%) JMeter
28 35 (13.01%) Windows
28 35 (13.01%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 6 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.37%) JBoss
2 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 21 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.49%) MS Office
3 3 (1.12%) MS Project
3 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.12%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.35%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 169 (62.83%) Selenium
2 64 (23.79%) WebDriver
3 53 (19.70%) LoadRunner
4 39 (14.50%) Cucumber
5 37 (13.75%) Jenkins
6 36 (13.38%) JMeter
7 35 (13.01%) TestNG
8 31 (11.52%) Maven
9 26 (9.67%) Eclipse
9 26 (9.67%) IntelliJ
10 25 (9.29%) SoapUI
11 19 (7.06%) SpecFlow
11 19 (7.06%) JIRA
12 17 (6.32%) Subversion
13 16 (5.95%) Firebug
14 11 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (4.09%) TestDirector
15 8 (2.97%) WinRunner
15 8 (2.97%) JUnit
16 7 (2.60%) Ant
General
1 101 (37.55%) Finance
2 10 (3.72%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.23%) Banking
4 5 (1.86%) Marketing
5 3 (1.12%) Retail
6 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Electronics
6 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.37%) Automotive
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 108 (40.15%) Analyst
2 103 (38.29%) Test Analyst
3 62 (23.05%) Tester
4 43 (15.99%) Test Manager
5 24 (8.92%) Test Engineer
6 23 (8.55%) Automation Tester
7 20 (7.43%) Test Leader
8 16 (5.95%) Automation Analyst
9 15 (5.58%) Team Leader
9 15 (5.58%) Test Team Leader
10 14 (5.20%) Software Tester
10 14 (5.20%) Automation Test Analyst
11 12 (4.46%) QA Engineer
12 11 (4.09%) QA Tester
13 10 (3.72%) Junior
14 9 (3.35%) Performance Tester
14 9 (3.35%) Junior Tester
14 9 (3.35%) QA Analyst
15 8 (2.97%) Software Test Analyst
15 8 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.15%) XML
2 29 (10.78%) HTML
3 28 (10.41%) .NET
4 15 (5.58%) Web Services
4 15 (5.58%) Gherkin
5 14 (5.20%) CSS
6 7 (2.60%) jQuery
7 6 (2.23%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.23%) JSON
8 5 (1.86%) Application Packaging
9 4 (1.49%) SOAP
10 2 (0.74%) Ajax
10 2 (0.74%) HTML5
11 1 (0.37%) Middleware
11 1 (0.37%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.18%) Client/Server
2 20 (7.43%) N-Tier
3 9 (3.35%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.97%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.12%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.74%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.74%) New Media
7 2 (0.74%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.37%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.01%) Windows
2 10 (3.72%) Linux
3 7 (2.60%) UNIX
4 6 (2.23%) Windows XP
5 5 (1.86%) Windows 2000
5 5 (1.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.37%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (40.89%) Test Automation
3 92 (34.20%) Test Management
4 79 (29.37%) Software Testing
5 77 (28.62%) Automated Testing
6 74 (27.51%) Test Scripting
7 67 (24.91%) Automation Testing
8 49 (18.22%) Regression Testing
9 44 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 43 (15.99%) TDD
11 40 (14.87%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (14.13%) Scrum
13 35 (13.01%) BDD
14 33 (12.27%) Performance Testing
15 32 (11.90%) Manual Testing
16 30 (11.15%) Test Planning
17 26 (9.67%) Waterfall
17 26 (9.67%) Project Management
18 25 (9.29%) System Testing
19 24 (8.92%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (36.80%) SQL
2 84 (31.23%) Java
3 70 (26.02%) C#
4 26 (9.67%) VB
5 21 (7.81%) VBScript
6 13 (4.83%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.72%) PHP
7 10 (3.72%) Python
7 10 (3.72%) XPath
8 8 (2.97%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.49%) C++
10 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.12%) C
10 3 (1.12%) VBA
11 2 (0.74%) Groovy
12 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.37%) VB6
12 1 (0.37%) Ruby
12 1 (0.37%) Tcl
12 1 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 97 (36.06%) ISTQB
2 83 (30.86%) ISEB
3 51 (18.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 31 (11.52%) Degree
5 21 (7.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 12 (4.46%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.86%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.37%) CSQA
10 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (33.46%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 86 (31.97%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 79 (29.37%) HP
2 33 (12.27%) Oracle
3 29 (10.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.86%) IBM
5 4 (1.49%) Progress
5 4 (1.49%) JD Edwards
5 4 (1.49%) Capita
6 3 (1.12%) SAP
7 1 (0.37%) DataCash
7 1 (0.37%) Telerik
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £48000 per annum + + Bonus + Pension + 25 Days plus BH
Posted: 19 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum + bonus + extensive package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension and Medical C
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Package (Car Scheme, Pension, B
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
THE PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE CO LT
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago