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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 213 203 192
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 15 17 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.31% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.42% 1.62% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 37
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1054 1050 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.65% 18.96% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 928 908 734
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 9 £40,000 - 1
Bristol -7 4 £35,750 +10.00% 1
Dorset -21 1 £25,000 -47.36%
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 -
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 34 (70.83%) ISEB
2 32 (66.67%) SQL
3 28 (58.33%) MS Excel
4 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (41.67%) Automated Testing
6 19 (39.58%) Test Automation
7 18 (37.50%) Test Scripting
7 18 (37.50%) Selenium
7 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 16 (33.33%) QA
8 16 (33.33%) Software Testing
9 15 (31.25%) VBScript
10 14 (29.17%) Finance
10 14 (29.17%) Scrum
11 13 (27.08%) MS Office
11 13 (27.08%) Computer Science
12 10 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (20.83%) Oracle
13 9 (18.75%) MS Access
13 9 (18.75%) Line Management
14 8 (16.67%) Test Management
14 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 8 (16.67%) VBA
15 7 (14.58%) VB
16 6 (12.50%) SOA
16 6 (12.50%) IBM
16 6 (12.50%) ISTQB
17 5 (10.42%) UML
17 5 (10.42%) Java
18 4 (8.33%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss
Applications
1 28 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (27.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) MS Access
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.08%) Hudson
3 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.08%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Legal
2 4 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Tester
2 14 (29.17%) Test Manager
3 12 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 11 (22.92%) Analyst
4 11 (22.92%) Test Analyst
4 11 (22.92%) Automated Tester
5 10 (20.83%) Senior Tester
6 8 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
7 6 (12.50%) Test Automation Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Software Tester
9 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Automation Tester
10 2 (4.17%) Lead Test Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Web Tester
11 1 (2.08%) Agile Test Analyst
11 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Tester
11 1 (2.08%) Test Specialist
11 1 (2.08%) QA Tester
11 1 (2.08%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) J2EE
2 3 (6.25%) Struts
2 3 (6.25%) XML
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) Automated Testing
3 19 (39.58%) Test Automation
4 18 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 16 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 14 (29.17%) Scrum
7 9 (18.75%) Line Management
8 8 (16.67%) Test Management
9 6 (12.50%) SOA
10 5 (10.42%) UML
11 4 (8.33%) SSADM
11 4 (8.33%) DSDM
11 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
11 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Manual Testing
12 3 (6.25%) QMS
12 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
12 3 (6.25%) Web Application Development
12 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
12 3 (6.25%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (66.67%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) VBScript
3 8 (16.67%) VBA
4 7 (14.58%) VB
5 5 (10.42%) Java
6 4 (8.33%) C#
7 2 (4.17%) C
8 1 (2.08%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.08%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (70.83%) ISEB
2 10 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 6 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle
3 6 (12.50%) IBM
4 3 (6.25%) HP
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