The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 84 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.83% 0.11% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.16% 1.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
QuickTest Pro
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
155 81 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 16.11% 8.80% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 123 72 89
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Southampton

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (90.91%) QA
1 10 (90.91%) Automation Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) PHP
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
4 4 (36.36%) System Testing
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) Gherkin
4 4 (36.36%) User Stories

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
4 2 (18.18%) Maven
5 1 (9.09%) JMeter
5 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
5 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Automation Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) User Stories
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) System Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
5 3 (27.27%) Web Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft