The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 60 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 10 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.70% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.76% 1.64% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -29.48%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
QuickTest Pro
North East

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

Development Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
148 61 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.13% 14.15% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 128 60 91
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £27,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,915 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

QuickTest Pro
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 10 £42,500 +54.54%
QuickTest Pro
North East

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 31 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 20 (64.52%) ISTQB
2 20 (64.52%) Facilita Forecast
3 19 (61.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (38.71%) ISEB
5 9 (29.03%) Performance Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Selenium
6 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
6 8 (25.81%) Automation Testing
7 6 (19.35%) VB
7 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
7 6 (19.35%) UNIX
7 6 (19.35%) Windows
7 6 (19.35%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) C#
8 5 (16.13%) Java
8 5 (16.13%) SQL
9 4 (12.90%) SAP
9 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
10 1 (3.23%) HTTP
10 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
10 1 (3.23%) DTV
10 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Electronics
10 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
10 1 (3.23%) Finance
10 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
10 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
10 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 31 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 20 (64.52%) Facilita Forecast
3 8 (25.81%) Selenium
4 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Electronics
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Tester
2 25 (80.65%) Performance Tester
3 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) DTV
1 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) UNIX
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Performance Testing
2 8 (25.81%) Automation Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
3 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) VB
2 5 (16.13%) C#
2 5 (16.13%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) ISTQB
2 19 (61.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (38.71%) ISEB
4 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) SAP