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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 556 488 512
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +24
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 421 521 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.49% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.32% 3.02% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 344 410 385
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
18157 17267 16963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.93% 16.22% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15596 14649 13866
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016 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 10 February 2016. 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 -36 389 £42,500 +3.65% 36
London -31 99 £52,500 +5.00% 6
South East -60 94 £38,750 -3.12% 5
East of England +24 77 £51,500 +21.17% 7
Hampshire +41 48 £36,250 +3.80% 3
Essex +24 36 £55,000 -10.20% 1
North West +23 36 £37,500 +27.11% 9
Hertfordshire +18 32 £48,000 +12.94% 3
East Midlands +24 30 £45,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands +6 23 £45,000 +100.00% 1
Birmingham +16 22 £45,000 +100.00% 1
Cheshire +26 19 £37,500 +36.36% 2
City of London +27 18 £55,000 +10.00%
Colchester - 18 £55,000 -
Manchester +18 17 £37,500 - 6
Leicestershire +18 17 £40,000 +25.98%
Yorkshire -18 17 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Winchester +8 16 £35,000 +3.70% 2
Surrey -21 14 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Yorkshire -7 13 £32,500 -18.75%
Aldershot - 13 £62,500 -
Watford +9 12 £48,000 -
Wilmslow +20 11 £30,000 +20.00%
South West -13 11 £40,000 +9.58% 5
Berkshire -59 11 £40,000 -1.23% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 10 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Kent +10 10 £36,000 -
Nottingham +6 10 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Leeds +7 9 £32,500 -20.73%
Reading -25 9 £42,500 +30.76%

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 561 (58.68%) Selenium
2 510 (53.35%) Agile Software Development
3 389 (40.69%) Test Automation
4 358 (37.45%) QA
5 338 (35.36%) HP Quality Center
5 338 (35.36%) SQL
6 334 (34.94%) HP
7 329 (34.41%) Java
8 325 (34.00%) Finance
9 309 (32.32%) Test Scripting
10 297 (31.07%) ISTQB
11 275 (28.77%) ISEB
12 259 (27.09%) C#
13 243 (25.42%) Automated Testing
14 236 (24.69%) Automation Testing
15 223 (23.33%) Functional Testing
16 212 (22.18%) Software Testing
17 205 (21.44%) Test Management
18 191 (19.98%) Manual Testing
19 183 (19.14%) Cucumber
20 165 (17.26%) Performance Testing
20 165 (17.26%) Windows
21 164 (17.15%) WebDriver
22 159 (16.63%) Regression Testing
23 154 (16.11%) SDLC
24 153 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 151 (15.79%) Test Strategy
26 147 (15.38%) Scrum
26 147 (15.38%) LoadRunner
27 135 (14.12%) User Acceptance Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 44 (4.60%) CMS
2 27 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (2.09%) SharePoint
4 18 (1.88%) SAS
5 17 (1.78%) Confluence
6 11 (1.15%) JBoss
7 8 (0.84%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.63%) Apache
9 5 (0.52%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.31%) IIS
10 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.21%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.21%) MTS
12 1 (0.10%) Lightstreamer
12 1 (0.10%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 84 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 52 (5.44%) MS Office
3 19 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.84%) MS Project
5 2 (0.21%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.31%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.31%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.31%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (0.21%) AWD
3 2 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.21%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.21%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.10%) Magento
4 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.46%) SaaS
2 5 (0.52%) GitHub
3 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.26%) SSH
1 12 (1.26%) Telnet
2 11 (1.15%) Internet
3 10 (1.05%) PuTTY
4 8 (0.84%) SNMP
5 7 (0.73%) HTTP
6 6 (0.63%) SSL
7 4 (0.42%) WinSCP
8 1 (0.10%) 3G
8 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 58 (6.07%) Oracle Database
3 48 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 19 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
9 6 (0.63%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.52%) DB2
10 5 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.42%) MS Access
12 3 (0.31%) Big Data
12 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.21%) SAP BI
13 2 (0.21%) SAP HANA
14 1 (0.10%) DbVisualizer
14 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 561 (58.68%) Selenium
2 183 (19.14%) Cucumber
3 164 (17.15%) WebDriver
4 147 (15.38%) LoadRunner
5 114 (11.92%) JIRA
6 106 (11.09%) JMeter
7 103 (10.77%) SoapUI
8 95 (9.94%) NUnit
9 73 (7.64%) Visual Studio
10 69 (7.22%) JUnit
11 68 (7.11%) Jenkins
12 63 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
13 62 (6.49%) MSTest
14 58 (6.07%) SpecFlow
15 36 (3.77%) Subversion
16 35 (3.66%) Maven
17 34 (3.56%) Git (software)
17 34 (3.56%) Ranorex
18 31 (3.24%) FitNesse
18 31 (3.24%) Selenium IDE
General
1 325 (34.00%) Finance
2 65 (6.80%) Banking
3 36 (3.77%) Retail
4 24 (2.51%) Games
4 24 (2.51%) Telecoms
5 18 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.78%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.46%) Law
7 14 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.05%) Legal
9 10 (1.05%) Polish Language
10 5 (0.52%) Back Office
11 4 (0.42%) Advertising
11 4 (0.42%) Front Office
12 3 (0.31%) Automotive
12 3 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.31%) Marketing
13 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 362 (37.87%) Analyst
2 337 (35.25%) Test Analyst
3 243 (25.42%) Tester
4 129 (13.49%) Automation Tester
5 116 (12.13%) Automation Analyst
6 110 (11.51%) Automation Test Analyst
7 100 (10.46%) Senior Analyst
8 99 (10.36%) Senior Test Analyst
9 97 (10.15%) Test Engineer
10 84 (8.79%) Test Leader
11 80 (8.37%) Test Manager
12 72 (7.53%) QA Engineer
13 71 (7.43%) QA Tester
14 66 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
15 58 (6.07%) Automated Tester
16 52 (5.44%) Developer
17 49 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
18 44 (4.60%) Software Tester
19 43 (4.50%) QA Analyst
19 43 (4.50%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (13.91%) .NET
2 131 (13.70%) Web Services
3 86 (9.00%) XML
4 58 (6.07%) Gherkin
5 55 (5.75%) HTML
6 45 (4.71%) SOAP
7 19 (1.99%) JSON
8 18 (1.88%) J2EE
8 18 (1.88%) Middleware
9 17 (1.78%) CSS
10 15 (1.57%) .NET Framework
11 13 (1.36%) ASP.NET
12 10 (1.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 9 (0.94%) Ajax
13 9 (0.94%) XBRL
14 8 (0.84%) HTML5
15 7 (0.73%) Java EE
15 7 (0.73%) REST
15 7 (0.73%) Spring
15 7 (0.73%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 93 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (6.69%) Client/Server
3 60 (6.28%) Computer Science
4 50 (5.23%) N-Tier
5 25 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.41%) User Experience
7 21 (2.20%) iPhone
8 17 (1.78%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.67%) Mainframe
10 14 (1.46%) Online Gambling
11 12 (1.26%) AS400
12 11 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (1.05%) Online Games
14 8 (0.84%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.84%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.84%) PKI
14 8 (0.84%) SWIFT
14 8 (0.84%) Wiki
15 7 (0.73%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 165 (17.26%) Windows
2 104 (10.88%) Unix
3 65 (6.80%) Linux
4 14 (1.46%) Android
5 13 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.84%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.21%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.10%) Solaris
8 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (53.35%) Agile Software Development
2 389 (40.69%) Test Automation
3 309 (32.32%) Test Scripting
4 243 (25.42%) Automated Testing
5 236 (24.69%) Automation Testing
6 223 (23.33%) Functional Testing
7 212 (22.18%) Software Testing
8 205 (21.44%) Test Management
9 191 (19.98%) Manual Testing
10 165 (17.26%) Performance Testing
11 159 (16.63%) Regression Testing
12 154 (16.11%) SDLC
13 151 (15.79%) Test Strategy
14 147 (15.38%) Scrum
15 135 (14.12%) User Acceptance Testing
16 129 (13.49%) Defect Management
17 118 (12.34%) BDD
18 110 (11.51%) Non-Functional Testing
19 103 (10.77%) Waterfall
20 99 (10.36%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 338 (35.36%) SQL
2 329 (34.41%) Java
3 259 (27.09%) C#
4 61 (6.38%) Python
5 56 (5.86%) Ruby
6 53 (5.54%) JavaScript
6 53 (5.54%) PHP
7 41 (4.29%) C
7 41 (4.29%) VBScript
8 30 (3.14%) PL/SQL
9 25 (2.62%) Scala
10 24 (2.51%) Shell Script
11 22 (2.30%) VB
12 18 (1.88%) VB.NET
13 17 (1.78%) C++
14 12 (1.26%) Groovy
15 11 (1.15%) Perl
15 11 (1.15%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.63%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 297 (31.07%) ISTQB
2 275 (28.77%) ISEB
3 153 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 119 (12.45%) Degree
5 55 (5.75%) Security Cleared
6 23 (2.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 22 (2.30%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.05%) HP ASE
9 6 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.52%) SAP Certification
11 3 (0.31%) CSQA
12 2 (0.21%) HP AIS
13 1 (0.10%) MCP
13 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.10%) OCP
13 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 358 (37.45%) QA
2 23 (2.41%) SDET
3 6 (0.63%) SLA
4 5 (0.52%) ISO 8583
4 5 (0.52%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.10%) WAI
Systems Management
1 338 (35.36%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.52%) CA Service Virtualization
2 5 (0.52%) nmon
2 5 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.42%) DameWare
3 4 (0.42%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (0.31%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.10%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.10%) SCCM
5 1 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 334 (34.94%) HP
2 128 (13.39%) Oracle
3 88 (9.21%) SAP
4 80 (8.37%) Microsoft
5 51 (5.33%) IBM
6 20 (2.09%) Citrix
7 8 (0.84%) Dynatrace
8 6 (0.63%) Cognizant
8 6 (0.63%) WorldPay
9 5 (0.52%) Telerik
10 4 (0.42%) LexisNexis
10 4 (0.42%) Micro Focus
11 3 (0.31%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.31%) CA
11 3 (0.31%) Calypso
11 3 (0.31%) Murex
11 3 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.21%) Perforce
12 2 (0.21%) Rally
12 2 (0.21%) Temenos
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per month
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + FlexTime, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
StarBase
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
StarBase
Posted: 8 days ago
Head Office, Hanger Lane, London
River Island
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive + Company Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The SmartList
Salary: Circa £34,120 DEO & benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Salary: From £45,671 to £60,774 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Nottingham and London
Infuse Consulting
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience, plus bonus
Posted: 27 days ago