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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 243 230 220
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 11 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.05% 1.20% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 10
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1051 1084 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.33% 18.07% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 914 956 928
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 11 February 2016. 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 -7 6 £40,500 +10.95% 3
Dorset +13 5 £32,500 +30.00%
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (71.43%) QA
1 15 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (47.62%) Test Scripting
4 9 (42.86%) Test Management
4 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 9 (42.86%) Banking
4 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 9 (42.86%) LoadRunner
4 9 (42.86%) Java
5 8 (38.10%) Oracle
5 8 (38.10%) XML
5 8 (38.10%) HP
5 8 (38.10%) Selenium
6 7 (33.33%) ISEB
6 7 (33.33%) Unix
7 6 (28.57%) Middleware
7 6 (28.57%) JIRA
7 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
8 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
8 5 (23.81%) Wealth Management
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (23.81%) XML Messaging
8 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
8 5 (23.81%) JMS

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) LoadRunner
2 8 (38.10%) Selenium
3 6 (28.57%) JIRA
4 5 (23.81%) YourKit
5 3 (14.29%) Geb
5 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (9.52%) Bugzilla
6 2 (9.52%) JMeter
6 2 (9.52%) JUnit
6 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
6 2 (9.52%) TestNG
6 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
7 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
7 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.76%) Redmine
7 1 (4.76%) RSpec
7 1 (4.76%) TestComplete
7 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
7 1 (4.76%) TestLink
7 1 (4.76%) WinRunner
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
4 3 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Tester
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Lead Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Non-Functional Tester
3 5 (23.81%) QA Leader
3 5 (23.81%) QA Tester
4 4 (19.05%) Automation Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) QA Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Tester
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Automated Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) XML
2 6 (28.57%) Middleware
3 5 (23.81%) JMS
3 5 (23.81%) XML Messaging
4 3 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
1 5 (23.81%) SWIFT
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) Test Scripting
4 9 (42.86%) Test Management
4 9 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Wealth Management
7 4 (19.05%) BDD
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
8 3 (14.29%) QA Automation
8 3 (14.29%) SOA
8 3 (14.29%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 7 (33.33%) ISEB
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) CSQA
4 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (71.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (23.81%) CA Service Virtualization
2 5 (23.81%) nmon
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) HP
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Dynatrace
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