The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 466 416 385
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -31
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 511 696 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.61% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.67% 3.76% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 429 550 572
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +8.45%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19174 18524 16190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.32% 16.12% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16303 15346 13789
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HP UFT
Salary Trend

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

HP UFT Salary Trend in the UK

HP UFT
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in the UK

HP UFT
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
England -65 463 £43,500 +8.75% 56
London -29 146 £50,000 +5.26% 13
South East -101 107 £40,000 - 11
East of England +14 54 £44,000 +3.52% 11
Hampshire +43 47 £35,000 -15.15% 2
City of London +19 46 £45,000 -10.00% 3
North West +5 43 £37,500 +25.00% 9
East Midlands +28 37 £38,750 +3.33% 1
Hertfordshire +18 35 £45,000 +5.88% 8
West Midlands +2 33 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Scotland -11 33 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire -13 33 £32,000 +12.28% 6
Manchester +20 29 £37,500 -31.81% 7
Winchester +12 27 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Edinburgh +19 26 £50,000 - 2
Sheffield +16 22 £31,000 +12.72% 2
South Yorkshire +12 22 £31,000 -1.58% 2
Birmingham +21 21 £42,500 +25.00% 1
Berkshire -21 21 £48,000 +20.00% 6
Nottingham +11 19 £40,000 +6.66%
Nottinghamshire +3 19 £40,000 +6.66%
Watford 0 18 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Leicestershire - 16 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire -22 15 £37,500 -2.59%
Reading -24 12 £48,000 +15.66% 4
Brentwood -3 11 £45,000 +38.46%
Essex -13 11 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Leicester - 11 £35,000 -
Warrington +2 10 £35,000 +16.66%
Coventry -4 10 £41,250 +7.14%

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 541 (56.77%) Selenium
2 477 (50.05%) Agile Software Development
3 434 (45.54%) QA
4 376 (39.45%) Finance
5 321 (33.68%) Test Automation
6 320 (33.58%) SQL
7 312 (32.74%) Java
8 304 (31.90%) Automated Testing
9 296 (31.06%) HP Quality Center
10 269 (28.23%) ISTQB
11 264 (27.70%) Test Scripting
12 258 (27.07%) ISEB
13 254 (26.65%) HP
14 208 (21.83%) C#
15 203 (21.30%) Test Management
16 202 (21.20%) Software Testing
17 192 (20.15%) LoadRunner
18 190 (19.94%) Automation Testing
19 163 (17.10%) Scrum
20 154 (16.16%) Performance Testing
21 152 (15.95%) User Acceptance Testing
22 150 (15.74%) .NET
23 144 (15.11%) Manual Testing
24 142 (14.90%) Test Strategy
24 142 (14.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 139 (14.59%) WebDriver
26 137 (14.38%) Microsoft
27 135 (14.17%) JIRA
28 134 (14.06%) Cucumber
29 128 (13.43%) Regression Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 32 (3.36%) WebSphere
2 27 (2.83%) WebLogic
3 14 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.36%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (1.15%) JBoss
6 10 (1.05%) Confluence
7 9 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (0.94%) CICS
7 9 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.94%) MQSeries
8 5 (0.52%) IIS
8 5 (0.52%) CMS
9 3 (0.31%) MTS
10 2 (0.21%) Apache
11 1 (0.10%) Documentum
11 1 (0.10%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 77 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 42 (4.41%) MS Office
3 12 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.31%) AWD
2 3 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.21%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.26%) SaaS
2 9 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.78%) Internet
2 9 (0.94%) DNS
2 9 (0.94%) SSL
2 9 (0.94%) FTP
3 8 (0.84%) HTTP
3 8 (0.84%) Firewall
4 6 (0.63%) SSH
4 6 (0.63%) PuTTY
4 6 (0.63%) Telnet
5 5 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.42%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.42%) Network Security
7 2 (0.21%) SMS
8 1 (0.10%) SNMP
8 1 (0.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.46%) Oracle Database
3 32 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 19 (1.99%) DB2
6 15 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (0.94%) DbVisualizer
9 9 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (0.73%) Big Data
11 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.42%) SSDT
13 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.31%) Oracle9i Database
14 2 (0.21%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.21%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.10%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 1 (0.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 541 (56.77%) Selenium
2 192 (20.15%) LoadRunner
3 139 (14.59%) WebDriver
4 135 (14.17%) JIRA
5 134 (14.06%) Cucumber
6 116 (12.17%) SoapUI
7 101 (10.60%) JMeter
8 84 (8.81%) Visual Studio
9 69 (7.24%) Jenkins
10 61 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 46 (4.83%) WinRunner
12 42 (4.41%) SpecFlow
13 41 (4.30%) JUnit
14 40 (4.20%) NUnit
15 37 (3.88%) FitNesse
16 30 (3.15%) Maven
17 28 (2.94%) TestDirector
17 28 (2.94%) Rational Functional Tester
18 25 (2.62%) TestNG
19 23 (2.41%) Subversion
General
1 376 (39.45%) Finance
2 80 (8.39%) Banking
3 46 (4.83%) Retail
4 38 (3.99%) Telecoms
5 17 (1.78%) Games
6 15 (1.57%) Investment Banking
7 9 (0.94%) Law
7 9 (0.94%) Polish Language
8 7 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.52%) Back Office
10 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.42%) Marketing
10 4 (0.42%) Automotive
11 3 (0.31%) Legal
12 2 (0.21%) Local Government
12 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.10%) Front Office
13 1 (0.10%) Electronics
13 1 (0.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 390 (40.92%) Analyst
2 355 (37.25%) Test Analyst
3 193 (20.25%) Tester
4 99 (10.39%) Test Manager
4 99 (10.39%) QA Engineer
5 98 (10.28%) Test Engineer
6 86 (9.02%) Senior Test Analyst
6 86 (9.02%) Senior Analyst
7 84 (8.81%) Automation Tester
8 65 (6.82%) Automation Analyst
9 63 (6.61%) Automation Test Analyst
10 62 (6.51%) QA Analyst
11 61 (6.40%) Test Leader
12 57 (5.98%) Consultant
13 41 (4.30%) QA Tester
13 41 (4.30%) Test Consultant
14 37 (3.88%) Automation Engineer
15 35 (3.67%) Software Tester
16 31 (3.25%) Developer
16 31 (3.25%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (15.74%) .NET
2 96 (10.07%) SOAP
3 90 (9.44%) XML
4 86 (9.02%) Gherkin
5 85 (8.92%) Web Services
6 67 (7.03%) HTML
7 20 (2.10%) REST
8 17 (1.78%) .NET Framework
9 16 (1.68%) Middleware
9 16 (1.68%) J2EE
10 14 (1.47%) CSS
11 13 (1.36%) ASP.NET
12 11 (1.15%) JMS
13 9 (0.94%) Flash
13 9 (0.94%) FIXML
13 9 (0.94%) XBRL
13 9 (0.94%) Java EE
13 9 (0.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 7 (0.73%) jQuery
15 5 (0.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 101 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (4.51%) Client/Server
3 30 (3.15%) N-Tier
4 27 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.10%) Mobile App
6 16 (1.68%) iPhone
7 12 (1.26%) Mainframe
7 12 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.05%) Online Gambling
9 8 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (0.84%) Data Integration
10 7 (0.73%) User Experience
10 7 (0.73%) AS400
10 7 (0.73%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.73%) Equities
10 7 (0.73%) Derivative
11 5 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.52%) FMCG
12 3 (0.31%) iPad
12 3 (0.31%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 108 (11.33%) UNIX
2 99 (10.39%) Windows
3 63 (6.61%) Linux
4 13 (1.36%) Android
5 8 (0.84%) Windows 7
5 8 (0.84%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.52%) Windows 2000
6 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.42%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.31%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.10%) VMS
10 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (50.05%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (33.68%) Test Automation
3 304 (31.90%) Automated Testing
4 264 (27.70%) Test Scripting
5 203 (21.30%) Test Management
6 202 (21.20%) Software Testing
7 190 (19.94%) Automation Testing
8 163 (17.10%) Scrum
9 154 (16.16%) Performance Testing
10 152 (15.95%) User Acceptance Testing
11 144 (15.11%) Manual Testing
12 142 (14.90%) Test Strategy
13 128 (13.43%) Regression Testing
14 105 (11.02%) SDLC
15 92 (9.65%) Integration Testing
16 87 (9.13%) Mentoring
17 85 (8.92%) Functional Testing
18 75 (7.87%) Test Planning
19 69 (7.24%) Waterfall
20 64 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 320 (33.58%) SQL
2 312 (32.74%) Java
3 208 (21.83%) C#
4 74 (7.76%) JavaScript
5 73 (7.66%) VBScript
6 65 (6.82%) Python
7 53 (5.56%) VB
8 43 (4.51%) Ruby
9 36 (3.78%) C++
10 35 (3.67%) PHP
11 28 (2.94%) PL/SQL
12 26 (2.73%) C
13 25 (2.62%) T-SQL
14 21 (2.20%) Perl
15 20 (2.10%) VB.NET
16 16 (1.68%) VBA
17 12 (1.26%) XPath
17 12 (1.26%) Bash Shell
18 9 (0.94%) REXX
18 9 (0.94%) JCL
Qualifications
1 269 (28.23%) ISTQB
2 258 (27.07%) ISEB
3 142 (14.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 79 (8.29%) Degree
5 34 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 33 (3.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 20 (2.10%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (1.05%) SAP Certification
10 5 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.52%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.31%) HP ASE
11 3 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.21%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 434 (45.54%) QA
2 1 (0.10%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (0.94%) RACF
2 5 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 296 (31.06%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.05%) Puppet
2 10 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.94%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.10%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 254 (26.65%) HP
2 137 (14.38%) Microsoft
3 125 (13.12%) Oracle
4 59 (6.19%) SAP
5 46 (4.83%) IBM
6 12 (1.26%) WorldPay
7 11 (1.15%) Informatica
8 9 (0.94%) New Relic
8 9 (0.94%) F5
8 9 (0.94%) Telerik
9 7 (0.73%) Citrix
10 6 (0.63%) Micro Focus
11 4 (0.42%) Perforce
11 4 (0.42%) VMware
11 4 (0.42%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.42%) Progress
11 4 (0.42%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.21%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.21%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.21%) Cognizant
Guildford, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £600000 per annum + company car
Posted: 1 hour ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £33,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, FlexTime, Life Assurance
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75k - £90k + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension (18%), Flex Fund (5%)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-90K
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30- £50,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to circa £45,000 + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension and Medical C
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Ascent People Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago