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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 499 421 384
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -37
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 449 701 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.60% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.40% 3.69% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 380 572 572
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +10.00%

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
18695 19017 16299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.07% 16.26% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15713 15995 13872
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 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 31 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
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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 -106 405 £43,500 +2.35% 37
London -60 142 £47,500 -3.06% 9
South East -123 93 £41,000 +2.50% 7
City of London -17 48 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East of England +1 43 £43,500 +2.35% 4
East Midlands +33 35 £44,500 +27.14% 5
Scotland +31 35 £50,000 +45.98% 3
Hampshire +9 35 £35,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +2 31 £44,500 +4.70% 2
Yorkshire -10 30 £31,500 +5.00% 6
West Midlands +5 28 £40,000 +3.89%
North West -16 24 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Edinburgh +21 23 £50,000 - 2
South Yorkshire +10 19 £31,000 +3.33% 5
Winchester +2 19 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Manchester +13 18 £37,500 - 4
Sheffield +8 18 £31,000 +12.72% 5
Nottinghamshire +12 17 £40,000 +15.10% 4
Nottingham +11 17 £40,000 +15.10% 4
Berkshire -28 17 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Watford +12 16 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Birmingham +5 16 £33,750 -15.62%
Buckinghamshire -5 13 £40,000 -4.76%
Glasgow +12 12 £34,000 -0.72% 1
Oxfordshire +6 10 £42,500 -15.00%
Reading -17 10 £46,250 +25.00% 1
Leicestershire - 10 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -6 9 £52,500 +47.21%
Surrey -43 9 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Southampton +11 8 £30,000 -29.41%

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 548 (58.17%) Selenium
2 479 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
3 433 (45.97%) QA
4 382 (40.55%) Finance
5 321 (34.08%) SQL
6 312 (33.12%) Test Automation
7 309 (32.80%) Automated Testing
8 296 (31.42%) Java
9 269 (28.56%) ISEB
9 269 (28.56%) ISTQB
10 265 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
11 256 (27.18%) Test Scripting
12 223 (23.67%) HP
13 198 (21.02%) LoadRunner
14 193 (20.49%) Test Management
15 192 (20.38%) Software Testing
15 192 (20.38%) C#
16 185 (19.64%) Automation Testing
17 158 (16.77%) WebDriver
18 151 (16.03%) Scrum
19 141 (14.97%) Performance Testing
20 138 (14.65%) User Acceptance Testing
20 138 (14.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 137 (14.54%) .NET
22 133 (14.12%) Manual Testing
23 127 (13.48%) Cucumber
24 124 (13.16%) Test Strategy
24 124 (13.16%) JIRA
25 123 (13.06%) Oracle
25 123 (13.06%) Microsoft

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 27 (2.87%) WebSphere
2 22 (2.34%) WebLogic
3 11 (1.17%) JBoss
4 10 (1.06%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.06%) MQSeries
5 9 (0.96%) Confluence
5 9 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
5 9 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (0.96%) CICS
6 7 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.64%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.53%) IIS
9 3 (0.32%) CMS
9 3 (0.32%) MTS
10 2 (0.21%) Apache
11 1 (0.11%) Documentum
11 1 (0.11%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 73 (7.75%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.61%) MS Office
3 4 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.32%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.21%) AWD
2 2 (0.21%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.21%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.21%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.21%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.21%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.21%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.06%) SaaS
2 9 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.70%) Internet
2 9 (0.96%) FTP
2 9 (0.96%) DNS
2 9 (0.96%) SSL
3 8 (0.85%) Firewall
4 6 (0.64%) HTTP
5 5 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.42%) Network Security
7 3 (0.32%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.21%) SMS
8 2 (0.21%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.21%) SSH
8 2 (0.21%) Telnet
9 1 (0.11%) Intranet
9 1 (0.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.37%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.50%) Oracle Database
3 25 (2.65%) Relational Database
3 25 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (2.12%) DB2
5 17 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (1.17%) Oracle ODI
8 10 (1.06%) DbVisualizer
9 7 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.64%) Big Data
10 6 (0.64%) SSDT
11 3 (0.32%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.32%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.32%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.21%) MySQL
13 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 548 (58.17%) Selenium
2 198 (21.02%) LoadRunner
3 158 (16.77%) WebDriver
4 127 (13.48%) Cucumber
5 124 (13.16%) JIRA
6 99 (10.51%) SoapUI
7 95 (10.08%) JMeter
8 77 (8.17%) Jenkins
9 62 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 61 (6.48%) Visual Studio
11 47 (4.99%) WinRunner
12 43 (4.56%) FitNesse
12 43 (4.56%) SpecFlow
13 41 (4.35%) Maven
14 34 (3.61%) TestNG
15 31 (3.29%) JUnit
16 30 (3.18%) Eclipse
16 30 (3.18%) Subversion
17 29 (3.08%) Rational Functional Tester
18 26 (2.76%) TestDirector
General
1 382 (40.55%) Finance
2 74 (7.86%) Banking
3 44 (4.67%) Retail
4 40 (4.25%) Telecoms
5 18 (1.91%) Games
6 11 (1.17%) Polish Language
7 10 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 9 (0.96%) Law
9 5 (0.53%) Marketing
10 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.32%) Back Office
11 3 (0.32%) Electronics
11 3 (0.32%) Legal
11 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.21%) Automotive
13 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 399 (42.36%) Analyst
2 363 (38.54%) Test Analyst
3 198 (21.02%) Tester
4 94 (9.98%) Test Engineer
5 93 (9.87%) Test Manager
6 86 (9.13%) QA Engineer
7 81 (8.60%) Automation Tester
8 78 (8.28%) Senior Test Analyst
8 78 (8.28%) Senior Analyst
9 69 (7.32%) Test Leader
10 67 (7.11%) QA Analyst
11 62 (6.58%) Automation Analyst
12 59 (6.26%) Automation Test Analyst
13 53 (5.63%) Consultant
14 48 (5.10%) QA Tester
15 47 (4.99%) Software Tester
16 35 (3.72%) Test Consultant
16 35 (3.72%) Automation Engineer
17 30 (3.18%) Test Team Leader
17 30 (3.18%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (14.54%) .NET
2 89 (9.45%) SOAP
2 89 (9.45%) XML
3 76 (8.07%) Gherkin
4 69 (7.32%) Web Services
5 66 (7.01%) HTML
6 20 (2.12%) Middleware
6 20 (2.12%) REST
7 18 (1.91%) CSS
8 17 (1.80%) .NET Framework
9 14 (1.49%) J2EE
10 12 (1.27%) ASP.NET
11 11 (1.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 10 (1.06%) Flash
12 10 (1.06%) Java EE
13 9 (0.96%) FIXML
13 9 (0.96%) JMS
14 8 (0.85%) jQuery
15 5 (0.53%) RESTful
15 5 (0.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 76 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 28 (2.97%) Computer Science
4 27 (2.87%) N-Tier
5 19 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 17 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.17%) Online Gambling
8 10 (1.06%) iPhone
9 9 (0.96%) Mainframe
10 7 (0.74%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.74%) Equities
10 7 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.64%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.53%) AS400
12 5 (0.53%) Derivative
13 3 (0.32%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.21%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.21%) Mobile Payment
14 2 (0.21%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 101 (10.72%) Windows
2 100 (10.62%) UNIX
3 56 (5.94%) Linux
4 13 (1.38%) Android
5 10 (1.06%) Windows XP
6 9 (0.96%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.53%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.42%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.11%) VMS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (33.12%) Test Automation
3 309 (32.80%) Automated Testing
4 256 (27.18%) Test Scripting
5 193 (20.49%) Test Management
6 192 (20.38%) Software Testing
7 185 (19.64%) Automation Testing
8 151 (16.03%) Scrum
9 141 (14.97%) Performance Testing
10 138 (14.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 133 (14.12%) Manual Testing
12 124 (13.16%) Test Strategy
13 111 (11.78%) Regression Testing
14 103 (10.93%) SDLC
15 93 (9.87%) Functional Testing
16 92 (9.77%) Integration Testing
17 81 (8.60%) Mentoring
18 77 (8.17%) BDD
18 77 (8.17%) TDD
19 76 (8.07%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 321 (34.08%) SQL
2 296 (31.42%) Java
3 192 (20.38%) C#
4 82 (8.70%) VBScript
5 77 (8.17%) JavaScript
6 60 (6.37%) VB
7 55 (5.84%) Python
8 43 (4.56%) Ruby
9 39 (4.14%) C++
10 30 (3.18%) PHP
11 23 (2.44%) PL/SQL
12 21 (2.23%) T-SQL
13 20 (2.12%) C
14 19 (2.02%) Perl
15 16 (1.70%) VBA
16 14 (1.49%) XPath
17 12 (1.27%) Bash Shell
18 11 (1.17%) VB.NET
19 9 (0.96%) REXX
19 9 (0.96%) JCL
Qualifications
1 269 (28.56%) ISEB
1 269 (28.56%) ISTQB
2 138 (14.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 82 (8.70%) Degree
4 37 (3.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 25 (2.65%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.59%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.85%) PMP
7 8 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 8 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (0.74%) SAP Certification
9 5 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (0.53%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 433 (45.97%) QA
2 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (0.96%) RACF
2 6 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 265 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.27%) Puppet
3 11 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.96%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.11%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 223 (23.67%) HP
2 123 (13.06%) Oracle
2 123 (13.06%) Microsoft
3 45 (4.78%) SAP
4 42 (4.46%) IBM
5 12 (1.27%) WorldPay
6 9 (0.96%) New Relic
6 9 (0.96%) F5
6 9 (0.96%) Informatica
7 5 (0.53%) VMware
7 5 (0.53%) Telerik
8 4 (0.42%) Progress
8 4 (0.42%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.32%) Capita
9 3 (0.32%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.32%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.21%) ATG
10 2 (0.21%) Perforce
10 2 (0.21%) Citrix
11 1 (0.11%) Cognizant
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42800 - £44600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + pension + 25 days holiday + healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + extensive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Goole, North Humberside
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago