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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
England / South East
Rank 301 344 289
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -55
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 86 111 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.57% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.17% 3.20% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 63 92 139
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
2713 3474 3370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 18.06% 17.81% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2359 3077 2893
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,977
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -17 26 £36,500 -2.66% 6
Surrey +41 23 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Kent +16 14 £47,500 +31.94%
Berkshire +46 8 £65,000 +62.50%
Oxfordshire +28 7 - - 1
West Sussex - 7 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +18 2 £44,750 +5.55% 1
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (81.60%) Selenium
2 119 (73.01%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (64.42%) Test Automation
4 76 (46.63%) HP
5 67 (41.10%) ISTQB
6 64 (39.26%) JIRA
7 60 (36.81%) HP Quality Center
8 56 (34.36%) Software Testing
9 49 (30.06%) Test Strategy
10 46 (28.22%) Test Planning
11 42 (25.77%) Test Scripting
12 41 (25.15%) QA
13 39 (23.93%) Java
13 39 (23.93%) Automation Testing
14 37 (22.70%) SDLC
14 37 (22.70%) Waterfall
15 33 (20.25%) Defect Management
15 33 (20.25%) C#
15 33 (20.25%) ISEB
15 33 (20.25%) LoadRunner
16 30 (18.40%) Performance Testing
17 29 (17.79%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (15.95%) Test Management
18 26 (15.95%) Web Services
19 25 (15.34%) SQL
19 25 (15.34%) Manual Testing
20 24 (14.72%) User Acceptance Testing
20 24 (14.72%) BDD
20 24 (14.72%) Project Management
20 24 (14.72%) Load Testing

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 8 (4.91%) CMS
2 1 (0.61%) Confluence
2 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.98%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.52%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.61%) Big Data
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 133 (81.60%) Selenium
2 64 (39.26%) JIRA
3 33 (20.25%) LoadRunner
4 23 (14.11%) SoapUI
5 18 (11.04%) Cucumber
6 17 (10.43%) WebDriver
7 14 (8.59%) Visual Studio
8 13 (7.98%) JUnit
8 13 (7.98%) WATIR
9 12 (7.36%) Jenkins
9 12 (7.36%) JMeter
9 12 (7.36%) Ranorex
9 12 (7.36%) Rational DOORS
10 11 (6.75%) Zephyr
11 9 (5.52%) Bugzilla
11 9 (5.52%) Testopia
12 7 (4.29%) TeamCity
13 6 (3.68%) IntelliJ
13 6 (3.68%) JIRA Agile
13 6 (3.68%) NUnit
General
1 20 (12.27%) Finance
2 9 (5.52%) Legal
3 8 (4.91%) Back Office
3 8 (4.91%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.29%) Publishing
5 4 (2.45%) Banking
6 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 47 (28.83%) Analyst
2 45 (27.61%) Test Analyst
2 45 (27.61%) Test Engineer
3 29 (17.79%) Automation Test Analyst
4 28 (17.18%) Test Automation Engineer
5 21 (12.88%) Test Manager
6 18 (11.04%) Senior Analyst
6 18 (11.04%) Senior Test Analyst
6 18 (11.04%) Tester
7 16 (9.82%) Test Leader
8 14 (8.59%) Head of Testing
9 12 (7.36%) Integration Engineer
9 12 (7.36%) Software Analyst
9 12 (7.36%) Software Test Analyst
10 11 (6.75%) Senior Test Engineer
10 11 (6.75%) Team Leader
10 11 (6.75%) Test Team Leader
11 10 (6.13%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 9 (5.52%) Manual Test Analyst
12 9 (5.52%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.95%) Web Services
2 18 (11.04%) HTML
3 15 (9.20%) .NET
4 11 (6.75%) CSS
5 8 (4.91%) XML
6 6 (3.68%) DOM
6 6 (3.68%) REST
6 6 (3.68%) SOAP
7 4 (2.45%) JMS
8 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.61%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.52%) Client/Server
2 8 (4.91%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.91%) N-Tier
3 7 (4.29%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.84%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.23%) PMI
6 1 (0.61%) Fintech
6 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.43%) Windows
2 14 (8.59%) Android
3 12 (7.36%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.91%) Linux
4 8 (4.91%) Unix
5 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (73.01%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (64.42%) Test Automation
3 56 (34.36%) Software Testing
4 49 (30.06%) Test Strategy
5 46 (28.22%) Test Planning
6 42 (25.77%) Test Scripting
7 39 (23.93%) Automation Testing
8 37 (22.70%) SDLC
8 37 (22.70%) Waterfall
9 33 (20.25%) Defect Management
10 30 (18.40%) Performance Testing
11 29 (17.79%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (15.95%) Test Management
13 25 (15.34%) Manual Testing
14 24 (14.72%) BDD
14 24 (14.72%) Load Testing
14 24 (14.72%) Project Management
14 24 (14.72%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (14.11%) Regression Testing
15 23 (14.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.93%) Java
2 33 (20.25%) C#
3 25 (15.34%) SQL
4 20 (12.27%) Python
5 8 (4.91%) Bash Shell
5 8 (4.91%) Ruby
6 6 (3.68%) VB
6 6 (3.68%) VBScript
7 5 (3.07%) C
7 5 (3.07%) Groovy
8 2 (1.23%) C++
9 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (41.10%) ISTQB
2 33 (20.25%) ISEB
3 22 (13.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 19 (11.66%) Degree
4 19 (11.66%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.23%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (25.15%) QA
2 5 (3.07%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 60 (36.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 76 (46.63%) HP
2 13 (7.98%) Telerik
3 9 (5.52%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.91%) VMware
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle
6 2 (1.23%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.61%) Facebook
7 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
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