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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 206 186 169
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -17
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 28 26 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.50% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.65% 3.15% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 37
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £41,959
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1058 826 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.27% 15.77% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 922 724 863
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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 24 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 24 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 +6 14 £30,000 - 1
Bristol -9 6 £32,750 -18.12% 1
Dorset -11 6 £40,000 -20.00%
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 24 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 47 (73.44%) QA
2 41 (64.06%) SQL
3 33 (51.56%) VB
4 32 (50.00%) HP
5 31 (48.44%) VBScript
6 30 (46.88%) Computer Science
7 28 (43.75%) MS Office
7 28 (43.75%) MS Excel
8 27 (42.19%) ISEB
9 26 (40.63%) Automated Testing
10 24 (37.50%) Finance
10 24 (37.50%) XML
10 24 (37.50%) VBA
11 23 (35.94%) LoadRunner
12 18 (28.13%) Scrum
13 17 (26.56%) OOP
13 17 (26.56%) OO
14 16 (25.00%) Software Testing
14 16 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
15 14 (21.88%) Test Scripting
15 14 (21.88%) ISTQB
16 13 (20.31%) Degree
17 12 (18.75%) SoapUI
18 11 (17.19%) Selenium
19 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
19 10 (15.63%) Test Automation
20 8 (12.50%) Banking
20 8 (12.50%) SOA
21 7 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
22 6 (9.38%) Manual Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (43.75%) MS Office
1 28 (43.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) FTP
2 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.13%) Adabas
2 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (35.94%) LoadRunner
2 12 (18.75%) SoapUI
3 11 (17.19%) Selenium
4 5 (7.81%) JIRA
5 4 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (6.25%) TestComplete
5 4 (6.25%) JMeter
6 3 (4.69%) FitNesse
6 3 (4.69%) WATIR
6 3 (4.69%) Ranorex
7 2 (3.13%) WatiN
7 2 (3.13%) JProfiler
7 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.13%) Introscope
7 2 (3.13%) Toad
8 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.56%) Redmine
8 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Legal
4 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Analyst
2 28 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 16 (25.00%) Developer
4 15 (23.44%) Tester
5 8 (12.50%) Automated Tester
5 8 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 8 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Junior
5 8 (12.50%) Test Manager
6 7 (10.94%) QA Tester
6 7 (10.94%) Lead Tester
7 6 (9.38%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Lead Software Developer
8 4 (6.25%) VB Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Test Leader
10 2 (3.13%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (37.50%) XML
2 4 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (3.13%) Middleware
3 2 (3.13%) ODBC
3 2 (3.13%) JDBC
4 1 (1.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (46.88%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.81%) SWIFT
3 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) UNIX
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
1 2 (3.13%) Solaris
1 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Automated Testing
2 18 (28.13%) Scrum
3 17 (26.56%) OOP
3 17 (26.56%) OO
4 16 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 14 (21.88%) Test Scripting
6 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.63%) Test Automation
7 8 (12.50%) SOA
8 7 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (9.38%) Manual Testing
10 5 (7.81%) Migration
10 5 (7.81%) Test Management
10 5 (7.81%) Cash Management
10 5 (7.81%) Automation Testing
11 4 (6.25%) Business Transformation
11 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
11 4 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
11 4 (6.25%) Supplier Management
11 4 (6.25%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 41 (64.06%) SQL
2 33 (51.56%) VB
3 31 (48.44%) VBScript
4 24 (37.50%) VBA
5 5 (7.81%) C#
6 4 (6.25%) Java
7 3 (4.69%) Python
7 3 (4.69%) Perl
7 3 (4.69%) PHP
7 3 (4.69%) C++
7 3 (4.69%) Ruby
8 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.13%) C
8 2 (3.13%) COBOL
9 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.56%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) ISEB
2 14 (21.88%) ISTQB
3 13 (20.31%) Degree
4 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) CSQA
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (73.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.13%) nmon
2 2 (3.13%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 32 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) Green Hat
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
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