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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 228 191 191
Rank change year-on-year
-37 0
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 12 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.51% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.05% 2.82% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 33
Average salary £36,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.80% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,250 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
1139 959 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.01% 18.16% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 828 646
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
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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 -9 7 £32,500 -27.77% 3
Wiltshire +2 5 £45,000 +50.00% 1
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
3 17 (51.52%) ISEB
4 16 (48.48%) QA
5 12 (36.36%) VBScript
5 12 (36.36%) Scrum
6 11 (33.33%) Selenium
6 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
7 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
8 9 (27.27%) MS Office
9 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Java
10 6 (18.18%) Oracle
10 6 (18.18%) VB
11 5 (15.15%) Finance
11 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
12 4 (12.12%) Law
12 4 (12.12%) XML
13 3 (9.09%) VBA
13 3 (9.09%) J2EE
13 3 (9.09%) C
13 3 (9.09%) C#
13 3 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
13 3 (9.09%) Struts
13 3 (9.09%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (3.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 17 (51.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (27.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
1 12 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Test Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Test Manager
3 8 (24.24%) Automation Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Test Automation Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Automated Tester
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Tester
7 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
8 2 (6.06%) QA Leader
8 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
8 2 (6.06%) QA Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Web Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Web Test Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Software Test Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) QA Tester
9 1 (3.03%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (9.09%) J2EE
2 3 (9.09%) Struts
3 2 (6.06%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Scrum
3 11 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Logistics
5 3 (9.09%) SOA
5 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) QMS
5 3 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Line Management
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Test Management
6 2 (6.06%) SSADM
6 2 (6.06%) DSDM
6 2 (6.06%) UML
6 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) VBScript
3 6 (18.18%) VB
3 6 (18.18%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) C
4 3 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) VBA
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) ISEB
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (48.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) IBM
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