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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 236 206 190
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -16
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 10 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.56% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.81% 3.23% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 16
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +8.45%
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
1241 1053 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.50% 17.28% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 896 760
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Wiltshire -7 4 £65,000 +52.94%
Somerset +5 3 - -
Dorset -1 2 £28,750 -28.12% 1
Bristol -35 1 £32,500 -5.79% 1
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Selenium
3 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) QA
4 9 (47.37%) ISEB
4 9 (47.37%) Scrum
5 8 (42.11%) Java
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
6 7 (36.84%) JIRA
6 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
7 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (31.58%) MS Office
7 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
8 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
9 4 (21.05%) Test Management
9 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 4 (21.05%) Web Services
10 3 (15.79%) XML
10 3 (15.79%) UNIX
10 3 (15.79%) SAP
10 3 (15.79%) SOAP
10 3 (15.79%) HTML
10 3 (15.79%) VBScript
10 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
10 3 (15.79%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Selenium
2 7 (36.84%) JIRA
2 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
3 3 (15.79%) TestDirector
3 3 (15.79%) Rational Functional Tester
3 3 (15.79%) SilkTest
3 3 (15.79%) Bugzilla
3 3 (15.79%) TestLink
4 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.26%) JMeter
5 1 (5.26%) JUnit
5 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.26%) TestNG
5 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
1 11 (57.89%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Automation Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Web Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) SOAP
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
4 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
6 4 (21.05%) Test Management
7 3 (15.79%) SOA
7 3 (15.79%) Wealth Management
7 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) VBScript
3 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) ISEB
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
3 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) HP
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