The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 61 71 52
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 14 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.92% 0.96% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 5.13% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £30,000 £31,700
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
QuickTest Pro
Wiltshire

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

Development Applications Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
98 117 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 13.41% 18.66% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 74 90 54
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +3.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
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 Swindon

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Swindon

QuickTest Pro
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 27 (93.10%) VBScript
1 27 (93.10%) QA
2 25 (86.21%) SQL
2 25 (86.21%) MS Office
2 25 (86.21%) MS Excel
2 25 (86.21%) Computer Science
3 22 (75.86%) VB
4 17 (58.62%) VBA
5 15 (51.72%) Automated Testing
6 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (48.28%) Scrum
7 13 (44.83%) ISEB
8 12 (41.38%) XML
9 8 (27.59%) OOP
9 8 (27.59%) OO
9 8 (27.59%) HP
10 5 (17.24%) Degree
11 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
11 2 (6.90%) Finance
11 2 (6.90%) Banking
11 2 (6.90%) Selenium
11 2 (6.90%) Manual Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
12 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
12 1 (3.45%) CRM
12 1 (3.45%) ERP
12 1 (3.45%) UNIX
12 1 (3.45%) Java
12 1 (3.45%) Open Source

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 25 (86.21%) MS Office
1 25 (86.21%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Test Manager
2 11 (37.93%) Tester
3 8 (27.59%) Junior
3 8 (27.59%) Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Junior Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Lead Tester
3 8 (27.59%) Automated Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.90%) QA Leader
5 2 (6.90%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.45%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (86.21%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Automated Testing
2 14 (48.28%) Scrum
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) OOP
3 8 (27.59%) OO
4 2 (6.90%) Manual Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) VBScript
2 25 (86.21%) SQL
3 22 (75.86%) VB
4 17 (58.62%) VBA
5 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) ISEB
2 5 (17.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (93.10%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) HP