The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 293 318 304
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 152 141 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.60% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.17% 4.05% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 139 117 116
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
QuickTest Pro
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
3645 3478 3024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.99% 14.85% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3078 2944 2588
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in the South East

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in the South East

QuickTest Pro
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

QuickTest Pro Salary Histogram in the South East

QuickTest Pro
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 QuickTest Pro within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Surrey +10 42 £40,000 -11.11% 6
East Sussex +8 37 £44,000 +10.00% 1
Hampshire +15 29 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Berkshire -12 22 £45,000 +23.28% 2
Oxfordshire -2 7 £52,500 +16.66%
Buckinghamshire +3 6 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Kent - 4 £32,500 - 2
West Sussex -4 2 £35,000 -18.60%
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 181 (58.20%) Selenium
2 134 (43.09%) SQL
3 132 (42.44%) Test Automation
4 131 (42.12%) Agile Software Development
5 121 (38.91%) ISEB
6 117 (37.62%) Finance
7 110 (35.37%) HP Quality Center
8 108 (34.73%) ISTQB
9 101 (32.48%) Test Management
10 93 (29.90%) Test Scripting
11 88 (28.30%) Software Testing
12 87 (27.97%) QA
12 87 (27.97%) Java
13 86 (27.65%) HP
14 74 (23.79%) C#
15 71 (22.83%) WebDriver
16 70 (22.51%) Automated Testing
17 66 (21.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 65 (20.90%) LoadRunner
19 64 (20.58%) Automation Testing
20 55 (17.68%) TDD
21 51 (16.40%) Cucumber
22 50 (16.08%) Degree
23 49 (15.76%) Test Planning
24 48 (15.43%) Oracle
25 43 (13.83%) Regression Testing
26 41 (13.18%) Windows
26 41 (13.18%) BDD
27 40 (12.86%) Waterfall
28 39 (12.54%) SQL Server

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (1.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.57%) MS Office
3 5 (1.61%) MS Project
3 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.54%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.57%) HTTP
3 6 (1.93%) DNS
4 4 (1.29%) Wireless
4 4 (1.29%) LAN
4 4 (1.29%) WAN
5 2 (0.64%) SSL
5 2 (0.64%) Internet
6 1 (0.32%) MGCP
6 1 (0.32%) RTP
6 1 (0.32%) SS7
6 1 (0.32%) Megaco
6 1 (0.32%) ISUP
6 1 (0.32%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.79%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.57%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.93%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (1.93%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (1.93%) DB2
5 6 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.93%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.93%) DataStage
5 6 (1.93%) SQLPlus
5 6 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.96%) MS Access
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 181 (58.20%) Selenium
2 71 (22.83%) WebDriver
3 65 (20.90%) LoadRunner
4 51 (16.40%) Cucumber
5 36 (11.58%) TestNG
6 33 (10.61%) Eclipse
6 33 (10.61%) IntelliJ
7 27 (8.68%) Jenkins
8 23 (7.40%) JMeter
8 23 (7.40%) Maven
9 21 (6.75%) TestDirector
9 21 (6.75%) SpecFlow
10 16 (5.14%) Firebug
11 15 (4.82%) Subversion
11 15 (4.82%) WinRunner
12 13 (4.18%) SoapUI
13 12 (3.86%) JIRA
14 10 (3.22%) Toad
15 8 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (1.93%) WatiN
General
1 117 (37.62%) Finance
2 13 (4.18%) Banking
2 13 (4.18%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.25%) Marketing
4 6 (1.93%) Legal
5 4 (1.29%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.29%) Advertising
5 4 (1.29%) Military
5 4 (1.29%) Retail
6 2 (0.64%) Automotive
6 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.32%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Law
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (39.87%) Analyst
2 118 (37.94%) Test Analyst
3 78 (25.08%) Tester
4 45 (14.47%) Test Manager
5 40 (12.86%) Test Engineer
6 28 (9.00%) Automation Tester
7 23 (7.40%) Software Tester
8 19 (6.11%) QA Engineer
9 18 (5.79%) Automation Analyst
9 18 (5.79%) Test Leader
10 16 (5.14%) Junior
11 15 (4.82%) Junior Tester
11 15 (4.82%) Junior Software Tester
12 14 (4.50%) Automation Test Analyst
12 14 (4.50%) Software Engineer
13 12 (3.86%) Software Test Engineer
13 12 (3.86%) QA Tester
14 11 (3.54%) Junior Software Engineer
14 11 (3.54%) Graduate
14 11 (3.54%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.90%) HTML
2 32 (10.29%) XML
3 25 (8.04%) .NET
4 20 (6.43%) CSS
5 15 (4.82%) jQuery
6 14 (4.50%) Web Services
7 8 (2.57%) Gherkin
8 6 (1.93%) JSON
9 4 (1.29%) Application Packaging
9 4 (1.29%) HTML5
10 3 (0.96%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.96%) SOAP
10 3 (0.96%) Middleware
11 2 (0.64%) Ajax
12 1 (0.32%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.72%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.79%) Client/Server
4 12 (3.86%) N-Tier
5 8 (2.57%) Open Source
6 7 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.93%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.29%) Clustering
9 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.96%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.64%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.64%) New Media
10 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.64%) Life Science
11 1 (0.32%) IPTV
11 1 (0.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.18%) Windows
2 15 (4.82%) UNIX
3 12 (3.86%) Windows XP
3 12 (3.86%) Linux
4 9 (2.89%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.29%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.64%) AIX
8 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (42.44%) Test Automation
2 131 (42.12%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (32.48%) Test Management
4 93 (29.90%) Test Scripting
5 88 (28.30%) Software Testing
6 70 (22.51%) Automated Testing
7 64 (20.58%) Automation Testing
8 55 (17.68%) TDD
9 49 (15.76%) Test Planning
10 43 (13.83%) Regression Testing
11 41 (13.18%) BDD
12 40 (12.86%) Waterfall
13 38 (12.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 37 (11.90%) System Testing
15 35 (11.25%) Performance Testing
16 31 (9.97%) Scrum
17 30 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
18 29 (9.32%) Manual Testing
19 27 (8.68%) Functional Testing
20 22 (7.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 134 (43.09%) SQL
2 87 (27.97%) Java
3 74 (23.79%) C#
4 20 (6.43%) JavaScript
4 20 (6.43%) VB
5 17 (5.47%) C++
6 15 (4.82%) VBScript
7 14 (4.50%) PL/SQL
8 13 (4.18%) Python
9 10 (3.22%) XPath
10 9 (2.89%) PHP
11 7 (2.25%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.93%) Perl
13 5 (1.61%) C
13 5 (1.61%) Tcl
14 4 (1.29%) VBA
14 4 (1.29%) R
15 3 (0.96%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.64%) Delphi
16 2 (0.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 121 (38.91%) ISEB
2 108 (34.73%) ISTQB
3 66 (21.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 50 (16.08%) Degree
5 26 (8.36%) Security Cleared
6 21 (6.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (2.25%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.25%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.29%) CSQA
9 3 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (27.97%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 110 (35.37%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.29%) Netcool
2 4 (1.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (0.96%) SCCM
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 86 (27.65%) HP
2 48 (15.43%) Oracle
3 27 (8.68%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.93%) IBM
4 6 (1.93%) Business Objects
4 6 (1.93%) Cognos
5 4 (1.29%) SAP
5 4 (1.29%) Citrix
5 4 (1.29%) Veritas
5 4 (1.29%) McAfee
6 3 (0.96%) Progress
7 2 (0.64%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.64%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.32%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.32%) Huawei
8 1 (0.32%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.32%) DataCash
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco
8 1 (0.32%) Nortel
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
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Salary: £22741 - £23941 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
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