The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 201 179 171
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 33 30 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.59% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.10% 3.41% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 39
Average salary £34,500 £48,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.23% +37.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £56,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.28%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1066 881 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.45% 17.33% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 894 787 669
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,100 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Bristol -4 15 £34,500 -38.66% 3
Wiltshire +9 14 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Somerset - 2 £32,500 -
Dorset -13 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Devon - 1 £20,000 -
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 36 (58.06%) SQL
2 33 (53.23%) QA
3 30 (48.39%) MS Excel
3 30 (48.39%) Automated Testing
4 29 (46.77%) ISEB
5 26 (41.94%) VBScript
5 26 (41.94%) Computer Science
6 25 (40.32%) VB
7 24 (38.71%) MS Office
7 24 (38.71%) Finance
7 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (33.87%) HP
9 20 (32.26%) VBA
10 18 (29.03%) Scrum
11 17 (27.42%) Selenium
12 16 (25.81%) LoadRunner
13 15 (24.19%) Test Scripting
14 14 (22.58%) Software Testing
14 14 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (19.35%) XML
16 10 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 9 (14.52%) OOP
17 9 (14.52%) OO
17 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
17 9 (14.52%) Test Automation
18 8 (12.90%) Legal
18 8 (12.90%) Migration
19 7 (11.29%) .NET
19 7 (11.29%) SOA
19 7 (11.29%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (48.39%) MS Excel
2 24 (38.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) FTP
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) MS Access
2 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Selenium
2 16 (25.81%) LoadRunner
3 7 (11.29%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (6.45%) SoapUI
4 4 (6.45%) JMeter
4 4 (6.45%) FitNesse
5 3 (4.84%) TestComplete
5 3 (4.84%) WATIR
5 3 (4.84%) Ranorex
6 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.23%) WatiN
7 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.61%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.61%) JIRA
7 1 (1.61%) Introscope
7 1 (1.61%) Toad
General
1 24 (38.71%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Legal
3 7 (11.29%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Tester
2 21 (33.87%) Analyst
3 20 (32.26%) Test Analyst
4 14 (22.58%) Automated Tester
5 12 (19.35%) Test Manager
6 8 (12.90%) Junior
6 8 (12.90%) Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Junior Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Lead Tester
7 6 (9.68%) QA Tester
7 6 (9.68%) Senior Tester
8 5 (8.06%) QA Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Test Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Automation Tester
10 3 (4.84%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (3.23%) Lead Test Analyst
11 2 (3.23%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) XML
2 7 (11.29%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) JDBC
3 1 (1.61%) ODBC
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.94%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.23%) Open Source
3 2 (3.23%) SWIFT
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) UNIX
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Solaris
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Automated Testing
2 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.03%) Scrum
4 15 (24.19%) Test Scripting
5 14 (22.58%) Software Testing
6 9 (14.52%) Test Automation
6 9 (14.52%) OOP
6 9 (14.52%) OO
7 8 (12.90%) Migration
8 7 (11.29%) Supply Chain Management
8 7 (11.29%) SOA
8 7 (11.29%) Data Migration
8 7 (11.29%) Supplier Management
8 7 (11.29%) Business Transformation
9 6 (9.68%) Manual Testing
10 5 (8.06%) Cash Management
10 5 (8.06%) Line Management
10 5 (8.06%) Test Management
11 4 (6.45%) Test Strategy
12 3 (4.84%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) SQL
2 26 (41.94%) VBScript
3 25 (40.32%) VB
4 20 (32.26%) VBA
5 6 (9.68%) C#
6 4 (6.45%) Java
7 3 (4.84%) Perl
7 3 (4.84%) PHP
7 3 (4.84%) Python
7 3 (4.84%) Ruby
8 2 (3.23%) C++
9 1 (1.61%) COBOL
9 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.61%) C
9 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (46.77%) ISEB
2 10 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (11.29%) ISTQB
4 6 (9.68%) Degree
5 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (53.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.61%) nmon
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) HP
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) IBM
4 6 (9.68%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) Green Hat
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + bonus + health + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Pension, Medical, 28days hol
Posted: 2 days ago