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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 271 309 267
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -42
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 173 120 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 0.57% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.03% 4.07% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 140 103 173
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
3441 2951 3269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.97% 13.94% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2935 2538 2971
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Berkshire +55 61 £40,000 +10.34% 3
Surrey +3 39 £40,000 +11.11%
Hampshire +2 23 £34,842 -30.31% 2
West Sussex +10 22 £43,500 +8.75%
Buckinghamshire +9 21 £40,000 +15.94% 1
East Sussex -24 9 £40,000 -20.00%
Kent -8 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 232 (55.64%) SQL
2 207 (49.64%) Selenium
3 189 (45.32%) ISEB
4 184 (44.12%) HP Quality Center
5 183 (43.88%) Test Management
6 178 (42.69%) Finance
7 149 (35.73%) HP
7 149 (35.73%) Agile Software Development
8 131 (31.41%) Test Automation
9 118 (28.30%) Oracle
10 109 (26.14%) Test Scripting
11 105 (25.18%) Software Testing
11 105 (25.18%) QA
12 103 (24.70%) ISTQB
13 85 (20.38%) Windows
14 83 (19.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 79 (18.94%) Automated Testing
16 71 (17.03%) Test Planning
17 68 (16.31%) Web Services
17 68 (16.31%) Microsoft
18 67 (16.07%) PL/SQL
19 64 (15.35%) Test Strategy
20 61 (14.63%) Automation Testing
21 60 (14.39%) Regression Testing
22 59 (14.15%) SQL Server
22 59 (14.15%) Degree
23 58 (13.91%) UNIX
24 55 (13.19%) Manual Testing
25 54 (12.95%) LoadRunner
26 53 (12.71%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 18 (4.32%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.84%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (0.96%) IIS
3 4 (0.96%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.48%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 23 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.44%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) MS Project
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.40%) LAN
1 10 (2.40%) WAN
2 8 (1.92%) HTTP
3 7 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.44%) DNS
4 6 (1.44%) Internet
5 3 (0.72%) Wireless
6 2 (0.48%) SSL
7 1 (0.24%) CTI
7 1 (0.24%) MGCP
7 1 (0.24%) RTP
7 1 (0.24%) SS7
7 1 (0.24%) Megaco
7 1 (0.24%) ISUP
7 1 (0.24%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 46 (11.03%) Oracle Database
3 40 (9.59%) Relational Database
4 36 (8.63%) RDBMS
5 33 (7.91%) DataStage
5 33 (7.91%) SQLPlus
5 33 (7.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (7.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (7.91%) DB2
5 33 (7.91%) MySQL
5 33 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (7.91%) Oracle Exadata
5 33 (7.91%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.96%) MS Access
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 207 (49.64%) Selenium
2 54 (12.95%) LoadRunner
3 50 (11.99%) Cucumber
4 44 (10.55%) JIRA
5 42 (10.07%) WebDriver
6 39 (9.35%) Toad
7 35 (8.39%) JMeter
8 32 (7.67%) WinRunner
9 30 (7.19%) TestDirector
10 25 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (5.76%) Selenium IDE
12 22 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (4.56%) SpecFlow
14 15 (3.60%) Ant
15 13 (3.12%) Git (software)
16 10 (2.40%) TestNG
16 10 (2.40%) FitNesse
17 9 (2.16%) SilkPerformer
18 7 (1.68%) Eclipse
19 6 (1.44%) IntelliJ
General
1 178 (42.69%) Finance
2 32 (7.67%) Banking
3 21 (5.04%) Advertising
4 17 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.12%) Retail
6 12 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.20%) Legal
8 4 (0.96%) Military
9 3 (0.72%) Automotive
9 3 (0.72%) Marketing
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 162 (38.85%) Analyst
2 160 (38.37%) Test Analyst
3 94 (22.54%) Tester
4 78 (18.71%) Test Engineer
5 59 (14.15%) Test Manager
6 56 (13.43%) Senior Test Analyst
6 56 (13.43%) Senior Analyst
7 47 (11.27%) Software Tester
8 46 (11.03%) Senior Tester
9 38 (9.11%) Automation Engineer
10 25 (6.00%) Test Leader
10 25 (6.00%) Automation Tester
11 22 (5.28%) Automation Analyst
11 22 (5.28%) Support Engineer
12 19 (4.56%) Automation Test Analyst
12 19 (4.56%) Senior Software Tester
13 14 (3.36%) Senior Automation Tester
13 14 (3.36%) QA Engineer
14 12 (2.88%) QA Analyst
14 12 (2.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (16.31%) Web Services
2 35 (8.39%) XML
3 27 (6.47%) SOAP
4 25 (6.00%) J2EE
5 20 (4.80%) .NET
6 19 (4.56%) XSD
6 19 (4.56%) WSDL
7 16 (3.84%) HTML
8 12 (2.88%) CSS
8 12 (2.88%) jQuery
9 11 (2.64%) Gherkin
10 3 (0.72%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.48%) HTML5
11 2 (0.48%) Ajax
11 2 (0.48%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.91%) Mainframe
3 30 (7.19%) Life Science
4 27 (6.47%) Computer Science
5 19 (4.56%) Client/Server
6 18 (4.32%) Clustering
7 16 (3.84%) Mathematics
8 15 (3.60%) Visualisation
9 13 (3.12%) Open Source
9 13 (3.12%) Chemistry
9 13 (3.12%) Biology
10 12 (2.88%) Mobile App
11 10 (2.40%) Biotechnology
12 4 (0.96%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.96%) Chip and PIN
13 3 (0.72%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.48%) iPad
15 1 (0.24%) IPTV
15 1 (0.24%) Blackberry
15 1 (0.24%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (20.38%) Windows
2 58 (13.91%) UNIX
3 52 (12.47%) Linux
4 30 (7.19%) Solaris
5 29 (6.95%) Windows XP
5 29 (6.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (6.00%) Mac OS X
7 14 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (3.12%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.72%) AIX
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (43.88%) Test Management
2 149 (35.73%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (31.41%) Test Automation
4 109 (26.14%) Test Scripting
5 105 (25.18%) Software Testing
6 79 (18.94%) Automated Testing
7 71 (17.03%) Test Planning
8 64 (15.35%) Test Strategy
9 61 (14.63%) Automation Testing
10 60 (14.39%) Regression Testing
11 55 (13.19%) Manual Testing
12 49 (11.75%) System Testing
13 44 (10.55%) Validation
14 38 (9.11%) TDD
14 38 (9.11%) Scrum
15 37 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
16 36 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
17 33 (7.91%) Data Validation
17 33 (7.91%) Migration
17 33 (7.91%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 232 (55.64%) SQL
2 67 (16.07%) PL/SQL
3 53 (12.71%) Java
4 47 (11.27%) C#
5 45 (10.79%) VBScript
6 24 (5.76%) Python
7 23 (5.52%) C++
8 19 (4.56%) Shell Script
9 18 (4.32%) PHP
10 16 (3.84%) VB
11 14 (3.36%) JavaScript
12 13 (3.12%) R
13 8 (1.92%) Delphi
14 7 (1.68%) C
15 5 (1.20%) Perl
16 4 (0.96%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.96%) Tcl
17 3 (0.72%) VBA
17 3 (0.72%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 189 (45.32%) ISEB
2 103 (24.70%) ISTQB
3 83 (19.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 59 (14.15%) Degree
5 49 (11.75%) Security Cleared
6 31 (7.43%) SC Cleared
7 13 (3.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 10 (2.40%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.40%) PhD
9 3 (0.72%) CSQA
10 2 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (25.18%) QA
2 10 (2.40%) GLP
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (3.12%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.44%) VMware ESX
3 5 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 184 (44.12%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (4.32%) McAfee ePO
2 18 (4.32%) Netcool
2 18 (4.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 149 (35.73%) HP
2 118 (28.30%) Oracle
3 68 (16.31%) Microsoft
4 33 (7.91%) Business Objects
4 33 (7.91%) Cognos
5 18 (4.32%) Citrix
5 18 (4.32%) Veritas
5 18 (4.32%) McAfee
6 10 (2.40%) Fujitsu
7 7 (1.68%) VMware
8 5 (1.20%) IBM
8 5 (1.20%) NetApp
9 2 (0.48%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.24%) Avaya
10 1 (0.24%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.24%) Mitel
10 1 (0.24%) Huawei
10 1 (0.24%) Nortel
10 1 (0.24%) Cisco
10 1 (0.24%) SAP
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33950 - £35733 per annum + Pension, 28 days hol, Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 10 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago