The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 233 206 185
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -21
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 6 29 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.51% 2.85% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 27
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1181 1016 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.70% 16.66% 15.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 889 713
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 West

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

HP UFT
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT across the South West region.

HP UFT Salary Trend in the South West

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in the South West

HP UFT
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 3 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
Bristol -21 4 £32,500 -0.76%
Dorset +3 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Wiltshire -25 1 - -
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) QA
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) Scrum
4 9 (45.00%) Selenium
5 8 (40.00%) WebDriver
6 7 (35.00%) ISEB
6 7 (35.00%) VBScript
6 7 (35.00%) Java
7 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (25.00%) JIRA
8 5 (25.00%) MS Office
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle
9 4 (20.00%) Law
10 3 (15.00%) JUnit
10 3 (15.00%) VB
10 3 (15.00%) C#
10 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
11 2 (10.00%) Spring
11 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (10.00%) Open Source
11 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 2 (10.00%) Windows
11 2 (10.00%) Linux
11 2 (10.00%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Selenium
2 8 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (25.00%) JIRA
4 3 (15.00%) JUnit
5 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.00%) JMeter
6 1 (5.00%) TestNG
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Law
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
1 9 (45.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Automation Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.00%) QA Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Web Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Test Management
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.00%) Content Management
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) VBScript
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
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