The first table below looks at the demand for QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 204 195 175
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 29 25 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.48% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.72% 2.97% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 34
Average salary £36,500 £42,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £50,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1066 843 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.30% 16.18% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 926 736 828
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in the South West

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in the South West

QuickTest Pro
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

QuickTest Pro Salary Histogram in the South West

QuickTest Pro
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 QuickTest Pro within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Wiltshire +2 13 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Bristol -7 7 £32,750 -18.12% 1
Dorset -14 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Somerset -23 1 £32,500 -10.95%
Gloucestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Devon - 1 £20,000 -
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 46 (69.70%) QA
2 41 (62.12%) SQL
3 34 (51.52%) VB
4 33 (50.00%) HP
5 32 (48.48%) VBScript
6 30 (45.45%) Computer Science
7 28 (42.42%) ISEB
7 28 (42.42%) MS Office
7 28 (42.42%) MS Excel
8 26 (39.39%) Automated Testing
9 25 (37.88%) Finance
10 24 (36.36%) LoadRunner
10 24 (36.36%) XML
10 24 (36.36%) VBA
11 18 (27.27%) Scrum
12 17 (25.76%) OOP
12 17 (25.76%) OO
12 17 (25.76%) HP Quality Center
13 16 (24.24%) Software Testing
14 15 (22.73%) ISTQB
14 15 (22.73%) Test Scripting
15 13 (19.70%) Degree
16 12 (18.18%) SoapUI
17 11 (16.67%) Selenium
18 10 (15.15%) Test Automation
18 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
19 9 (13.64%) SOA
20 8 (12.12%) Banking
21 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
22 6 (9.09%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (42.42%) MS Office
1 28 (42.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) FTP
2 2 (3.03%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.03%) Adabas
2 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (36.36%) LoadRunner
2 12 (18.18%) SoapUI
3 11 (16.67%) Selenium
4 5 (7.58%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (7.58%) JIRA
5 4 (6.06%) TestComplete
5 4 (6.06%) JMeter
6 3 (4.55%) Ranorex
6 3 (4.55%) WATIR
6 3 (4.55%) FitNesse
7 2 (3.03%) WatiN
7 2 (3.03%) JProfiler
7 2 (3.03%) Toad
7 2 (3.03%) Introscope
8 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.52%) Redmine
8 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 25 (37.88%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Legal
4 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (45.45%) Analyst
2 28 (42.42%) Test Analyst
3 16 (24.24%) Tester
3 16 (24.24%) Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Junior
4 8 (12.12%) Test Manager
4 8 (12.12%) QA Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Junior Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Automated Tester
5 7 (10.61%) QA Tester
5 7 (10.61%) Lead Tester
6 6 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Lead Software Developer
7 4 (6.06%) VB Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.03%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.36%) XML
2 5 (7.58%) .NET
3 2 (3.03%) ODBC
3 2 (3.03%) JDBC
3 2 (3.03%) Middleware
4 1 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.58%) SWIFT
3 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) UNIX
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
1 2 (3.03%) Solaris
1 2 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Automated Testing
2 18 (27.27%) Scrum
3 17 (25.76%) OOP
3 17 (25.76%) OO
4 16 (24.24%) Software Testing
5 15 (22.73%) Test Scripting
6 10 (15.15%) Test Automation
6 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (13.64%) SOA
8 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Migration
9 6 (9.09%) Automation Testing
10 5 (7.58%) Business Transformation
10 5 (7.58%) Supply Chain Management
10 5 (7.58%) Supplier Management
10 5 (7.58%) Manual Testing
10 5 (7.58%) Test Management
10 5 (7.58%) Data Migration
10 5 (7.58%) Cash Management
11 4 (6.06%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 41 (62.12%) SQL
2 34 (51.52%) VB
3 32 (48.48%) VBScript
4 24 (36.36%) VBA
5 5 (7.58%) C#
5 5 (7.58%) Java
6 3 (4.55%) Python
6 3 (4.55%) Perl
6 3 (4.55%) PHP
6 3 (4.55%) C++
6 3 (4.55%) Ruby
7 2 (3.03%) COBOL
7 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.03%) C
8 1 (1.52%) NATURAL
8 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (42.42%) ISEB
2 15 (22.73%) ISTQB
3 13 (19.70%) Degree
4 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.52%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (69.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (25.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.03%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (3.03%) nmon
Vendors
1 33 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle
3 5 (7.58%) IBM
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.03%) Green Hat
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