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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 193 185 178
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 34 26 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.50% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.21% 2.98% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 37
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -10.00%
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
1060 873 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.10% 16.87% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 900 768 749
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,300 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +5 13 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Bristol -2 11 £35,250 -11.87% 2
Dorset -10 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Somerset -21 2 £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 22 August 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 (60.00%) QA
2 33 (55.00%) SQL
3 29 (48.33%) VB
4 28 (46.67%) VBScript
4 28 (46.67%) Computer Science
5 27 (45.00%) Automated Testing
5 27 (45.00%) MS Excel
6 26 (43.33%) MS Office
7 25 (41.67%) HP
8 24 (40.00%) ISEB
9 22 (36.67%) VBA
10 21 (35.00%) Finance
11 18 (30.00%) Scrum
12 17 (28.33%) LoadRunner
13 16 (26.67%) XML
13 16 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
14 13 (21.67%) Selenium
14 13 (21.67%) OOP
14 13 (21.67%) OO
15 10 (16.67%) Test Scripting
16 9 (15.00%) Software Testing
17 8 (13.33%) Banking
17 8 (13.33%) ISTQB
17 8 (13.33%) Legal
17 8 (13.33%) Migration
18 7 (11.67%) IBM
18 7 (11.67%) SOA
18 7 (11.67%) .NET
18 7 (11.67%) Rational DOORS
18 7 (11.67%) Data Migration

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (3.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 26 (43.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (3.33%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.33%) FTP
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Adabas
2 1 (1.67%) MS Access
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (28.33%) LoadRunner
2 13 (21.67%) Selenium
3 7 (11.67%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 4 (6.67%) TestComplete
4 4 (6.67%) JMeter
5 3 (5.00%) FitNesse
5 3 (5.00%) WATIR
5 3 (5.00%) Ranorex
6 2 (3.33%) JIRA
6 2 (3.33%) Introscope
6 2 (3.33%) WatiN
6 2 (3.33%) JProfiler
6 2 (3.33%) Toad
7 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.67%) Redmine
7 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (35.00%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
2 8 (13.33%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Tester
1 21 (35.00%) Analyst
2 20 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 10 (16.67%) Automated Tester
5 8 (13.33%) Junior Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Lead Tester
5 8 (13.33%) Junior
6 6 (10.00%) QA Tester
6 6 (10.00%) QA Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Tester
9 2 (3.33%) Web Tester
9 2 (3.33%) Test Specialist
9 2 (3.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.33%) Lead Software Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.33%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) XML
2 7 (11.67%) .NET
3 2 (3.33%) ODBC
3 2 (3.33%) JDBC
3 2 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.67%) SWIFT
3 3 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.33%) Open Source
4 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) UNIX
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Solaris
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Automated Testing
2 18 (30.00%) Scrum
3 13 (21.67%) OOP
3 13 (21.67%) OO
4 10 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 9 (15.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (13.33%) Migration
7 7 (11.67%) SOA
7 7 (11.67%) Data Migration
7 7 (11.67%) Supply Chain Management
7 7 (11.67%) Supplier Management
7 7 (11.67%) Business Transformation
8 5 (8.33%) Cash Management
9 4 (6.67%) Manual Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Test Management
9 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.00%) Information Security
10 3 (5.00%) Regression Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.00%) SQL
2 29 (48.33%) VB
3 28 (46.67%) VBScript
4 22 (36.67%) VBA
5 6 (10.00%) C#
6 5 (8.33%) Java
7 3 (5.00%) Perl
7 3 (5.00%) PHP
7 3 (5.00%) C++
7 3 (5.00%) Python
7 3 (5.00%) Ruby
8 2 (3.33%) COBOL
8 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.33%) C
9 1 (1.67%) NATURAL
9 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (40.00%) ISEB
2 8 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.00%) Degree
5 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CSQA
6 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.33%) nmon
2 2 (3.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) HP
2 7 (11.67%) IBM
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) Green Hat
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago