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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 601 539 464
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -75
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 380 493 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.44% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.03% 2.71% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 254 411 531
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +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
18716 18191 19243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.11% 16.38% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16080 15259 15932
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -69 350 £40,000 - 37
London +17 116 £50,000 +4.16% 12
South East -36 87 £37,500 -6.25% 8
East of England +51 80 £38,500 -11.49% 3
Hertfordshire +41 42 £37,000 -22.10% 2
Hampshire +18 36 £35,000 -2.77% 5
Yorkshire -38 28 £32,500 -17.19% 5
Wimbledon - 25 - - 1
East Midlands -2 17 £38,250 +9.28% 1
Winchester +27 16 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Berkshire +3 16 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey -30 16 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Watford +20 15 £50,000 +8.69% 1
West Yorkshire -3 15 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Essex +12 14 £48,750 +30.00% 1
West Midlands -21 14 £43,500 +24.28% 1
Leeds +10 13 £32,500 -16.66% 2
Scotland -16 13 £40,500 +1.25% 5
City of London +36 12 £62,500 +10.13% 3
Cambridge +15 12 - -
Leicestershire +15 12 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -4 12 - -
Birmingham -11 12 £43,500 +24.28% 1
North West +6 10 £37,500 +36.36% 2
South Yorkshire -15 10 £41,250 +4.43% 3
Reading +20 9 £62,500 +167.76%
Edinburgh +6 8 £40,500 +1.25% 2
Reigate -17 8 £46,250 +15.62%
Ipswich +14 7 £35,000 -
Suffolk +10 7 £35,000 -

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 506 (63.41%) Selenium
2 407 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
3 358 (44.86%) Finance
4 316 (39.60%) QA
5 312 (39.10%) Test Automation
6 295 (36.97%) SQL
7 270 (33.83%) Java
8 266 (33.33%) HP
9 264 (33.08%) Test Scripting
10 254 (31.83%) ISTQB
11 238 (29.82%) ISEB
12 231 (28.95%) Automated Testing
13 208 (26.07%) Automation Testing
14 201 (25.19%) HP Quality Center
15 185 (23.18%) Test Management
16 183 (22.93%) Software Testing
17 179 (22.43%) Cucumber
18 174 (21.80%) Functional Testing
19 168 (21.05%) Degree
20 163 (20.43%) C#
21 159 (19.92%) Manual Testing
22 156 (19.55%) User Acceptance Testing
23 146 (18.30%) SDLC
24 132 (16.54%) Oracle
25 131 (16.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
26 129 (16.17%) Waterfall
27 128 (16.04%) Regression Testing
28 123 (15.41%) WebDriver
29 118 (14.79%) JIRA
30 115 (14.41%) Test Planning

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 32 (4.01%) CMS
2 28 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.51%) SAS
4 10 (1.25%) JBoss
5 8 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.00%) MQSeries
5 8 (1.00%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.88%) Confluence
7 6 (0.75%) Apache
8 5 (0.63%) GemFire
9 2 (0.25%) IIS
9 2 (0.25%) Node.js
10 1 (0.13%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.13%) Lightstreamer
10 1 (0.13%) MTS
10 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 77 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 54 (6.77%) MS Office
3 29 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.50%) MS Project
5 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.38%) Magento
2 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.75%) SaaS
2 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.13%) Internet
2 8 (1.00%) SSH
2 8 (1.00%) Telnet
3 6 (0.75%) SSL
4 4 (0.50%) ATM
4 4 (0.50%) PuTTY
4 4 (0.50%) WinSCP
5 2 (0.25%) HTTP
5 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.13%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) SAN
6 1 (0.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (9.15%) Oracle Database
2 56 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 33 (4.14%) Relational Database
4 26 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
7 11 (1.38%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.88%) DB2
10 6 (0.75%) MS Access
10 6 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.63%) MySQL
12 4 (0.50%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.38%) DbVisualizer
14 2 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
15 1 (0.13%) Big Data
15 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 506 (63.41%) Selenium
2 179 (22.43%) Cucumber
3 123 (15.41%) WebDriver
4 118 (14.79%) JIRA
5 110 (13.78%) LoadRunner
6 84 (10.53%) SoapUI
7 68 (8.52%) JMeter
8 67 (8.40%) NUnit
9 50 (6.27%) Jenkins
10 48 (6.02%) Rational Functional Tester
11 47 (5.89%) Subversion
12 41 (5.14%) SpecFlow
13 39 (4.89%) Ranorex
14 37 (4.64%) Git (software)
15 36 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
16 35 (4.39%) MSTest
17 33 (4.14%) Maven
18 31 (3.88%) SilkTest
19 28 (3.51%) Bugzilla
19 28 (3.51%) JUnit
General
1 358 (44.86%) Finance
2 81 (10.15%) Banking
3 44 (5.51%) Retail
4 33 (4.14%) Games
5 23 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.01%) Back Office
7 14 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (1.63%) Law
8 13 (1.63%) Legal
8 13 (1.63%) Polish Language
9 12 (1.50%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.25%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.75%) Private Banking
12 5 (0.63%) Marketing
13 4 (0.50%) Front Office
14 2 (0.25%) Advertising
15 1 (0.13%) Automotive
15 1 (0.13%) Electronics
15 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 354 (44.36%) Analyst
2 326 (40.85%) Test Analyst
3 203 (25.44%) Tester
4 135 (16.92%) Automation Test Analyst
5 121 (15.16%) Automation Tester
6 85 (10.65%) Test Engineer
7 73 (9.15%) Senior Analyst
8 72 (9.02%) Senior Test Analyst
9 68 (8.52%) Test Leader
10 64 (8.02%) Test Manager
11 55 (6.89%) QA Tester
12 46 (5.76%) QA Analyst
12 46 (5.76%) QA Engineer
13 44 (5.51%) Financial Analyst
13 44 (5.51%) Test Automation Engineer
14 43 (5.39%) Software Tester
15 40 (5.01%) Developer
16 38 (4.76%) Manual Test Analyst
17 36 (4.51%) Senior Tester
18 34 (4.26%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (12.16%) Web Services
2 89 (11.15%) .NET
3 65 (8.15%) SOAP
4 56 (7.02%) HTML
5 55 (6.89%) XML
6 36 (4.51%) Gherkin
7 22 (2.76%) CSS
8 21 (2.63%) J2EE
8 21 (2.63%) XBRL
9 18 (2.26%) REST
10 17 (2.13%) Ajax
11 16 (2.01%) JSON
12 15 (1.88%) Spring
13 14 (1.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 13 (1.63%) .NET Framework
15 10 (1.25%) Hibernate
15 10 (1.25%) JMS
16 9 (1.13%) Middleware
17 8 (1.00%) AngularJS
17 8 (1.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 98 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (6.64%) Computer Science
3 49 (6.14%) Client/Server
4 38 (4.76%) N-Tier
5 33 (4.14%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.63%) Mathematics
7 14 (1.75%) Online Gambling
8 12 (1.50%) Data Integration
9 10 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.25%) NHS
9 10 (1.25%) User Experience
10 9 (1.13%) Online Games
11 8 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.88%) AS400
12 7 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.88%) Fintech
12 7 (0.88%) Mainframe
12 7 (0.88%) SWIFT
13 5 (0.63%) Cybercrime
13 5 (0.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 98 (12.28%) Unix
2 92 (11.53%) Windows
3 61 (7.64%) Linux
4 5 (0.63%) Solaris
5 2 (0.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (39.10%) Test Automation
3 264 (33.08%) Test Scripting
4 231 (28.95%) Automated Testing
5 208 (26.07%) Automation Testing
6 185 (23.18%) Test Management
7 183 (22.93%) Software Testing
8 174 (21.80%) Functional Testing
9 159 (19.92%) Manual Testing
10 156 (19.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 146 (18.30%) SDLC
12 129 (16.17%) Waterfall
13 128 (16.04%) Regression Testing
14 115 (14.41%) Test Planning
15 113 (14.16%) Test Strategy
16 107 (13.41%) Scrum
17 106 (13.28%) BDD
17 106 (13.28%) Defect Management
18 88 (11.03%) Non-Functional Testing
19 74 (9.27%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 295 (36.97%) SQL
2 270 (33.83%) Java
3 163 (20.43%) C#
4 52 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 38 (4.76%) VBScript
6 33 (4.14%) Python
7 30 (3.76%) PHP
7 30 (3.76%) PL/SQL
8 28 (3.51%) VB
9 27 (3.38%) VB.NET
10 25 (3.13%) Ruby
11 20 (2.51%) C
11 20 (2.51%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.88%) C++
13 14 (1.75%) PowerShell
14 13 (1.63%) Groovy
15 11 (1.38%) Perl
16 9 (1.13%) VBA
17 7 (0.88%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.63%) Jython
Qualifications
1 254 (31.83%) ISTQB
2 238 (29.82%) ISEB
3 168 (21.05%) Degree
4 131 (16.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 37 (4.64%) Security Cleared
6 32 (4.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 8 (1.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.88%) HP ASE
9 6 (0.75%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.25%) HP AIS
13 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (39.60%) QA
2 15 (1.88%) SDET
3 5 (0.63%) ISO 8583
3 5 (0.63%) ISO20022
4 3 (0.38%) Section 508
5 2 (0.25%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.13%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) WAI
Systems Management
1 201 (25.19%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.88%) CA Service Virtualization
2 7 (0.88%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (0.75%) CA Wily
4 5 (0.63%) nmon
4 5 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (0.63%) Puppet
5 4 (0.50%) DameWare
5 4 (0.50%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.13%) BMC Marimba
6 1 (0.13%) SCCM
6 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 266 (33.33%) HP
2 132 (16.54%) Oracle
3 74 (9.27%) Microsoft
4 73 (9.15%) SAP
5 50 (6.27%) IBM
6 11 (1.38%) Citrix
6 11 (1.38%) Dynatrace
7 6 (0.75%) AppDynamics
7 6 (0.75%) CA
7 6 (0.75%) Sybase
8 5 (0.63%) hybris
9 4 (0.50%) ATG
9 4 (0.50%) Cognizant
9 4 (0.50%) LexisNexis
9 4 (0.50%) Murex
10 3 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.25%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.25%) Blue Prism
11 2 (0.25%) Calypso
11 2 (0.25%) Telerik
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
UK
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Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
England
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Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicestershire
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Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + car, pension, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
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Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Central London / West End
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Salary: £50K - 80k
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London
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wimbledon
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + FlexTime, Pension, Healthcare
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Watford, Hertfordshire
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Gosport
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Hampshire
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Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits + Training
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Leeds
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
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Leeds
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