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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 514 421 387
Rank change year-on-year
-93 -34
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 441 713 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.59% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.40% 3.71% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 371 599 578
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £41,861
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +3.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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
18353 19241 16248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.81% 16.05% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15431 16294 13939
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -104 392 £43,000 +1.17% 49
London -80 145 £45,000 -10.00% 9
South East -108 88 £40,000 - 14
City of London -38 45 £45,000 -10.00% 2
East of England +4 41 £43,500 +2.35% 4
Scotland +36 37 £47,500 -32.14% 1
Yorkshire +9 36 £40,000 +21.21% 5
East Midlands +28 26 £42,000 +8.38% 7
Hertfordshire +4 26 £44,500 +4.70% 2
Hampshire +6 24 £41,000 +36.66% 4
West Midlands +1 23 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Edinburgh +26 22 £50,000 -
Surrey -49 21 £45,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +11 19 £52,500 +47.21% 1
North West -18 19 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Nottingham +17 16 £35,000 +7.69% 5
South Yorkshire +8 16 £31,000 -6.06% 4
Nottinghamshire +8 16 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Berkshire -39 16 £40,000 +9.58% 4
Glasgow +12 15 £34,000 -51.42%
Manchester +11 15 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Bradford - 15 £52,500 -
Watford +8 14 £40,500 +1.25% 2
Birmingham -6 14 £35,000 -6.66%
Reading -31 12 £23,341 -36.05% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 11 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Sheffield +1 10 £31,000 - 3
Winchester -10 10 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Northampton +5 9 £45,000 +16.12%
Northamptonshire +3 9 £45,000 +5.88%

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 561 (58.99%) Selenium
2 459 (48.26%) Agile Software Development
3 423 (44.48%) QA
4 372 (39.12%) Finance
5 342 (35.96%) Test Automation
6 316 (33.23%) SQL
7 309 (32.49%) Automated Testing
8 289 (30.39%) Java
9 285 (29.97%) ISEB
10 261 (27.44%) HP Quality Center
11 260 (27.34%) ISTQB
12 248 (26.08%) Test Scripting
13 237 (24.92%) HP
14 215 (22.61%) LoadRunner
15 197 (20.72%) Test Management
16 191 (20.08%) Software Testing
17 187 (19.66%) C#
18 179 (18.82%) Automation Testing
19 174 (18.30%) WebDriver
20 161 (16.93%) Performance Testing
21 143 (15.04%) Scrum
22 142 (14.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 131 (13.77%) Cucumber
24 128 (13.46%) Manual Testing
24 128 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
24 128 (13.46%) .NET
25 120 (12.62%) Oracle
25 120 (12.62%) Test Strategy
26 112 (11.78%) Microsoft
27 111 (11.67%) Regression Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 31 (3.26%) WebSphere
2 19 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 14 (1.47%) MQSeries
4 12 (1.26%) JBoss
5 10 (1.05%) Confluence
6 9 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.95%) CICS
6 9 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.63%) Apache
7 6 (0.63%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.53%) IIS
9 3 (0.32%) MTS
9 3 (0.32%) CMS
9 3 (0.32%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.11%) Drupal
10 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 79 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.68%) MS Office
3 6 (0.63%) MS Project
4 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) SAP HR
1 4 (0.42%) SAP SD
1 4 (0.42%) SAP FI
1 4 (0.42%) SAP MM
1 4 (0.42%) SAP CRM
1 4 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (0.42%) SAP CO
1 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.32%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.21%) AWD
3 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.74%) SaaS
3 5 (0.53%) GitHub
4 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.68%) Internet
2 9 (0.95%) FTP
2 9 (0.95%) DNS
2 9 (0.95%) SSL
3 8 (0.84%) Firewall
4 5 (0.53%) HTTP
4 5 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.42%) Network Security
6 3 (0.32%) MPLS
7 2 (0.21%) SMS
8 1 (0.11%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.11%) NAS
8 1 (0.11%) Wireless
8 1 (0.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.36%) Oracle Database
3 27 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (2.52%) DB2
5 23 (2.42%) Relational Database
6 22 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (1.47%) DbVisualizer
8 12 (1.26%) Oracle ODI
8 12 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (0.84%) SSDT
11 7 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.63%) MySQL
13 4 (0.42%) Big Data
13 4 (0.42%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.32%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.21%) QlikView
15 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.21%) Oracle9i Database
15 2 (0.21%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 561 (58.99%) Selenium
2 215 (22.61%) LoadRunner
3 174 (18.30%) WebDriver
4 131 (13.77%) Cucumber
5 105 (11.04%) JIRA
6 96 (10.09%) JMeter
7 80 (8.41%) SoapUI
8 67 (7.05%) Jenkins
8 67 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 48 (5.05%) Visual Studio
10 44 (4.63%) WinRunner
11 43 (4.52%) TestNG
12 41 (4.31%) SpecFlow
13 40 (4.21%) FitNesse
14 38 (4.00%) Maven
15 35 (3.68%) Eclipse
16 32 (3.36%) Subversion
17 29 (3.05%) JUnit
17 29 (3.05%) Rational Functional Tester
18 27 (2.84%) IntelliJ
General
1 372 (39.12%) Finance
2 74 (7.78%) Banking
3 44 (4.63%) Telecoms
4 42 (4.42%) Retail
5 16 (1.68%) Games
6 12 (1.26%) Polish Language
7 11 (1.16%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.63%) Marketing
8 6 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.53%) Law
10 4 (0.42%) Legal
11 3 (0.32%) Electronics
12 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.11%) Automotive
13 1 (0.11%) Advertising
13 1 (0.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 409 (43.01%) Analyst
2 370 (38.91%) Test Analyst
3 201 (21.14%) Tester
4 102 (10.73%) Test Manager
5 92 (9.67%) Test Engineer
6 83 (8.73%) Senior Test Analyst
6 83 (8.73%) Senior Analyst
7 81 (8.52%) QA Engineer
8 79 (8.31%) Automation Tester
9 66 (6.94%) QA Analyst
10 65 (6.83%) Test Leader
10 65 (6.83%) Consultant
11 57 (5.99%) Automation Analyst
12 53 (5.57%) Automation Test Analyst
13 47 (4.94%) Software Tester
14 46 (4.84%) Test Consultant
14 46 (4.84%) QA Tester
15 33 (3.47%) Automation Engineer
16 28 (2.94%) Senior Test Engineer
17 27 (2.84%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (13.46%) .NET
2 98 (10.30%) XML
3 78 (8.20%) SOAP
4 75 (7.89%) HTML
5 63 (6.62%) Web Services
5 63 (6.62%) Gherkin
6 24 (2.52%) CSS
7 21 (2.21%) Middleware
8 20 (2.10%) REST
9 18 (1.89%) J2EE
9 18 (1.89%) ASP.NET
10 15 (1.58%) Flash
11 12 (1.26%) .NET Framework
11 12 (1.26%) jQuery
11 12 (1.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 10 (1.05%) Java EE
12 10 (1.05%) JMS
13 9 (0.95%) FIXML
14 7 (0.74%) Ajax
15 6 (0.63%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.31%) Client/Server
3 37 (3.89%) Computer Science
4 26 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.31%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.00%) N-Tier
7 12 (1.26%) Online Gambling
8 11 (1.16%) iPhone
9 9 (0.95%) Mainframe
10 7 (0.74%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.74%) Equities
10 7 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.53%) AS400
11 5 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.42%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.32%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.32%) GIS
13 3 (0.32%) Derivative
14 2 (0.21%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.21%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 104 (10.94%) Windows
2 90 (9.46%) UNIX
3 52 (5.47%) Linux
4 15 (1.58%) Android
5 10 (1.05%) Windows XP
6 9 (0.95%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.53%) Windows 2000
8 5 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.42%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (48.26%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (35.96%) Test Automation
3 309 (32.49%) Automated Testing
4 248 (26.08%) Test Scripting
5 197 (20.72%) Test Management
6 191 (20.08%) Software Testing
7 179 (18.82%) Automation Testing
8 161 (16.93%) Performance Testing
9 143 (15.04%) Scrum
10 128 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
10 128 (13.46%) Manual Testing
11 120 (12.62%) Test Strategy
12 111 (11.67%) Regression Testing
13 95 (9.99%) TDD
14 93 (9.78%) SDLC
14 93 (9.78%) Integration Testing
15 90 (9.46%) Test Planning
15 90 (9.46%) Functional Testing
16 86 (9.04%) BDD
17 73 (7.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 316 (33.23%) SQL
2 289 (30.39%) Java
3 187 (19.66%) C#
4 91 (9.57%) JavaScript
5 84 (8.83%) VBScript
6 70 (7.36%) VB
7 56 (5.89%) Python
8 42 (4.42%) C++
8 42 (4.42%) Ruby
9 29 (3.05%) PHP
10 24 (2.52%) Perl
11 21 (2.21%) PL/SQL
11 21 (2.21%) C
12 17 (1.79%) T-SQL
13 16 (1.68%) VBA
14 15 (1.58%) XPath
15 13 (1.37%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.95%) JCL
16 9 (0.95%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.95%) REXX
Qualifications
1 285 (29.97%) ISEB
2 260 (27.34%) ISTQB
3 142 (14.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 88 (9.25%) Degree
5 39 (4.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 22 (2.31%) Security Cleared
7 13 (1.37%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.05%) PMP
8 10 (1.05%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.63%) SAP Certification
11 5 (0.53%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.11%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 423 (44.48%) QA
2 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (0.95%) RACF
2 6 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 261 (27.44%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.37%) Puppet
3 12 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.95%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.11%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.11%) Ansible
6 1 (0.11%) logstash
6 1 (0.11%) Kibana
6 1 (0.11%) Graylog
Vendors
1 237 (24.92%) HP
2 120 (12.62%) Oracle
3 112 (11.78%) Microsoft
4 47 (4.94%) SAP
5 46 (4.84%) IBM
6 11 (1.16%) WorldPay
7 10 (1.05%) New Relic
8 9 (0.95%) F5
8 9 (0.95%) Informatica
9 6 (0.63%) VMware
10 4 (0.42%) Capita
10 4 (0.42%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.42%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.42%) Progress
11 3 (0.32%) ATG
11 3 (0.32%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.21%) Telerik
12 2 (0.21%) Perforce
12 2 (0.21%) Citrix
12 2 (0.21%) Siebel
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Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, 25 days
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Company Benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £48000 per annum + + Bonus + Pension + 25 Days plus BH
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Private Healthcare
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UK
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Flex-Time
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
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Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension and Medical C
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Package (Car Scheme, Pension, B
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Dorset
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Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Company Benefits
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, bupa
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Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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