The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 54 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 10 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.57% 0.19% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.36% 1.49% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £37,000 £26,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.30% -16.12%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
Development Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
88 67 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.79% 13.01% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 72 60 56
Average salary £27,500 £39,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.81% +8.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
QuickTest Pro
North East

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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

QuickTest Pro Salary Histogram 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 29 July 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 +3 10 £37,000 +42.30%
QuickTest Pro
North East

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 11 (61.11%) Facilita Forecast
3 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
4 7 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) ISEB
6 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (22.22%) Test Management
6 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) VB
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) UNIX
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) C#
7 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 3 (16.67%) QA
7 3 (16.67%) Selenium
7 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Web Services
8 1 (5.56%) Citrix
8 1 (5.56%) WinRunner
8 1 (5.56%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 11 (61.11%) Facilita Forecast
3 3 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Tester
1 11 (61.11%) Performance Tester
2 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Test Management
2 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
1 4 (22.22%) VB
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (33.33%) ISEB
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) HP
1 1 (5.56%) Citrix