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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 221 215 183
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -32
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 24 24 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.40% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.23% 2.31% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 33
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,500 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
1075 1038 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.97% 17.50% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 944 905 728
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +3 11 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Bristol +19 10 £34,750 +6.92%
Gloucestershire -15 2 £46,250 -
Dorset -22 1 £25,000 -50.00%
QuickTest Pro
England

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 37 (63.79%) SQL
2 34 (58.62%) ISEB
3 33 (56.90%) MS Excel
4 26 (44.83%) Automated Testing
5 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (39.66%) QA
6 21 (36.21%) Test Scripting
6 21 (36.21%) VBScript
7 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
7 19 (32.76%) Test Automation
7 19 (32.76%) Selenium
7 19 (32.76%) Computer Science
8 18 (31.03%) MS Office
9 17 (29.31%) Finance
9 17 (29.31%) Software Testing
10 15 (25.86%) VB
11 14 (24.14%) Scrum
12 11 (18.97%) VBA
13 10 (17.24%) Oracle
13 10 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
14 9 (15.52%) Line Management
14 9 (15.52%) MS Access
15 8 (13.79%) SOA
15 8 (13.79%) IBM
15 8 (13.79%) XML
15 8 (13.79%) Test Management
16 6 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (10.34%) Degree
16 6 (10.34%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 33 (56.90%) MS Excel
2 18 (31.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) MS Access
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Selenium
2 6 (10.34%) LoadRunner
3 5 (8.62%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.72%) Hudson
4 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.72%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.72%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Legal
3 4 (6.90%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Tester
2 14 (24.14%) Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Test Manager
2 14 (24.14%) Test Analyst
3 13 (22.41%) Automated Tester
4 10 (17.24%) Test Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Senior Tester
5 8 (13.79%) Automation Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Test Automation Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) QA Tester
7 4 (6.90%) Software Tester
8 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.17%) Lead Tester
9 2 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Web Tester
9 2 (3.45%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.45%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) QA Leader
10 1 (1.72%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) XML
2 5 (8.62%) .NET
3 3 (5.17%) J2EE
3 3 (5.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (5.17%) Struts
4 1 (1.72%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.72%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) UNIX
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Automated Testing
2 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.21%) Test Scripting
4 19 (32.76%) Test Automation
5 17 (29.31%) Software Testing
6 14 (24.14%) Scrum
7 9 (15.52%) Line Management
8 8 (13.79%) SOA
8 8 (13.79%) Test Management
9 5 (8.62%) Supplier Management
9 5 (8.62%) Manual Testing
9 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Data Migration
9 5 (8.62%) UML
9 5 (8.62%) Migration
9 5 (8.62%) Supply Chain Management
9 5 (8.62%) Business Transformation
10 4 (6.90%) SSADM
10 4 (6.90%) DSDM
10 4 (6.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) SQL
2 21 (36.21%) VBScript
3 15 (25.86%) VB
4 11 (18.97%) VBA
5 5 (8.62%) C#
5 5 (8.62%) Java
6 2 (3.45%) C++
6 2 (3.45%) C
7 1 (1.72%) Python
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby
7 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (58.62%) ISEB
2 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.34%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (39.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle
3 8 (13.79%) IBM
4 6 (10.34%) HP
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