The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 73 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.98% 0.34% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.73% 2.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
HP UFT
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Development Applications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
148 130 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 20.76% 14.79% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130 117 110
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Southampton region.

HP UFT Salary Trend in Southampton

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing HP UFT 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 HP UFT.

1 17 (80.95%) QA
1 17 (80.95%) Automation Testing
2 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (57.14%) ISTQB
4 11 (52.38%) Selenium
5 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (42.86%) JIRA
5 9 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (42.86%) Maven
6 8 (38.10%) TDD
6 8 (38.10%) Linux
6 8 (38.10%) Test Management
6 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
6 8 (38.10%) BDD
6 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
6 8 (38.10%) User Stories
6 8 (38.10%) Gherkin
6 8 (38.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (33.33%) Functional Testing
7 7 (33.33%) Performance Testing
7 7 (33.33%) Python
7 7 (33.33%) PHP
7 7 (33.33%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) Scrum
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
9 5 (23.81%) Project Management
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing HP UFT 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 HP UFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Selenium
2 9 (42.86%) JIRA
2 9 (42.86%) Maven
3 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
3 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
4 4 (19.05%) JMeter
5 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 3 (14.29%) LoadUI
6 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
1 13 (61.90%) Test Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Test Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Automation Testing
2 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) TDD
4 8 (38.10%) Test Management
4 8 (38.10%) BDD
4 8 (38.10%) User Stories
5 7 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 3 (14.29%) System Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Python
1 7 (33.33%) PHP
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 8 (38.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) ISEB
4 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (80.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Capita
2 3 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
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