The table below looks at the statistics for QuickTest Pro skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 468 495 346
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -149
Permanent jobs citing QuickTest Pro 538 460 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.42% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.02% 2.74% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 420 374 756
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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
17829 16807 17402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.92% 15.35% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15072 14009 15309
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QuickTest Pro
Jobs Demand Trend

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

QuickTest Pro Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QuickTest Pro
Salary Trend

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

QuickTest Pro Salary Trend in the UK

QuickTest Pro
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

QuickTest Pro Salary Histogram in the UK

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QuickTest Pro within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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 +33 505 £40,000 -11.11% 35
South East +54 182 £40,000 +2.56% 7
London -14 134 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Berkshire +48 64 £40,000 -9.60% 2
East of England -6 50 £42,500 +21.42% 4
North West +14 47 £35,000 -23.91% 4
Reading +41 44 £36,500 +12.30% 1
Surrey +3 42 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire -5 40 £37,500 +19.04% 4
City of London +9 32 £50,000 -20.00% 4
West Sussex +11 25 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 23 £47,500 +20.25% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 22 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Cheshire +8 22 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Hampshire -5 22 £35,125 -29.75% 2
Manchester -5 22 £65,000 +44.44% 2
South West -5 22 £35,000 - 5
Scotland +2 18 £38,000 -18.27%
West Yorkshire -12 17 £44,000 +39.68% 2
Reigate -14 17 £40,000 +11.11%
High Wycombe +14 16 £40,000 +6.66%
York - 16 £28,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 16 £28,500 - 1
Crawley +13 13 £40,000 +6.66% 1
North East +2 13 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 13 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Tyne and Wear -1 13 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Hertfordshire -10 13 £42,500 +25.92% 1
Wiltshire 0 10 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Woking +31 9 £50,000 +42.85%

QuickTest Pro
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Pro.

1 670 (54.29%) Selenium
2 545 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
3 506 (41.00%) QA
4 494 (40.03%) ISEB
5 469 (38.01%) SQL
6 461 (37.36%) HP Quality Center
7 406 (32.90%) Finance
8 391 (31.69%) HP
9 385 (31.20%) Test Automation
10 371 (30.06%) Test Scripting
11 331 (26.82%) Test Management
12 308 (24.96%) Software Testing
13 298 (24.15%) Automated Testing
14 289 (23.42%) ISTQB
15 249 (20.18%) LoadRunner
16 243 (19.69%) Test Strategy
17 214 (17.34%) Automation Testing
18 210 (17.02%) Microsoft
19 206 (16.69%) Java
20 196 (15.88%) Performance Testing
21 194 (15.72%) Manual Testing
22 188 (15.24%) C#
23 187 (15.15%) Test Planning
24 185 (14.99%) Oracle
25 176 (14.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
26 169 (13.70%) Windows
26 169 (13.70%) Cucumber
27 159 (12.88%) Regression Testing
28 144 (11.67%) Web Services
29 143 (11.59%) Degree

QuickTest Pro
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing QuickTest Pro 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 QuickTest Pro. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (1.46%) MS Exchange
2 16 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
3 15 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.05%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.05%) WebLogic
4 13 (1.05%) WebSphere
5 12 (0.97%) IIS
6 9 (0.73%) MQSeries
6 9 (0.73%) WorkSite
7 5 (0.41%) JBoss
7 5 (0.41%) CMS
8 3 (0.24%) Confluence
8 3 (0.24%) Apache
8 3 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.16%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.16%) Jetty
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.081%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 98 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 45 (3.65%) MS Office
3 3 (0.24%) MS Project
3 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.081%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 11 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
3 9 (0.73%) Markit EDM
4 8 (0.65%) SAP SD
4 8 (0.65%) SAP MM
5 7 (0.57%) SAP PP
5 7 (0.57%) SAP WM
5 7 (0.57%) SAP APO
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.081%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.081%) AWD
7 1 (0.081%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.081%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.081%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.081%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.22%) SaaS
2 7 (0.57%) GitHub
3 1 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.67%) HTTP
2 15 (1.22%) LAN
2 15 (1.22%) WAN
3 12 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.73%) Internet
5 6 (0.49%) DNS
6 3 (0.24%) SSL
6 3 (0.24%) Wireless
7 1 (0.081%) MGCP
7 1 (0.081%) RTP
7 1 (0.081%) SS7
7 1 (0.081%) Megaco
7 1 (0.081%) ISUP
7 1 (0.081%) H.323
7 1 (0.081%) CTI
7 1 (0.081%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (10.21%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.38%) Oracle Database
3 53 (4.29%) Relational Database
4 51 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (3.57%) DB2
6 41 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (3.00%) RDBMS
8 36 (2.92%) MySQL
9 35 (2.84%) DataStage
9 35 (2.84%) SQLPlus
9 35 (2.84%) Oracle Exadata
9 35 (2.84%) Oracle ODI
10 19 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (1.05%) MS Access
12 11 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (0.73%) QlikView
13 9 (0.73%) DbVisualizer
14 8 (0.65%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.49%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 670 (54.29%) Selenium
2 249 (20.18%) LoadRunner
3 169 (13.70%) Cucumber
4 140 (11.35%) JIRA
5 139 (11.26%) WebDriver
6 126 (10.21%) JMeter
7 106 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 78 (6.32%) FitNesse
9 71 (5.75%) JUnit
10 67 (5.43%) SpecFlow
11 66 (5.35%) Visual Studio
12 48 (3.89%) Toad
13 47 (3.81%) SoapUI
14 46 (3.73%) WinRunner
15 42 (3.40%) Selenium IDE
16 41 (3.32%) JBehave
17 38 (3.08%) TestDirector
18 32 (2.59%) SilkPerformer
19 29 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
20 27 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 406 (32.90%) Finance
2 87 (7.05%) Banking
3 55 (4.46%) Retail
4 35 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.11%) Advertising
6 20 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.54%) Marketing
8 18 (1.46%) Legal
9 13 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (0.97%) Law
11 10 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.81%) Front Office
12 9 (0.73%) Back Office
12 9 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.73%) Military
13 5 (0.41%) Games
14 4 (0.32%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.32%) Automotive
15 2 (0.16%) Billing
16 1 (0.081%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 457 (37.03%) Analyst
2 416 (33.71%) Test Analyst
3 304 (24.64%) Tester
4 162 (13.13%) Test Manager
5 144 (11.67%) Test Engineer
6 115 (9.32%) Software Tester
7 97 (7.86%) Senior Analyst
7 97 (7.86%) Senior Test Analyst
8 81 (6.56%) Test Leader
9 78 (6.32%) QA Engineer
10 74 (6.00%) Senior Tester
11 69 (5.59%) QA Analyst
12 67 (5.43%) Consultant
13 66 (5.35%) Automation Engineer
14 65 (5.27%) QA Tester
15 64 (5.19%) Automation Tester
16 52 (4.21%) Automation Analyst
17 46 (3.73%) Test Consultant
18 40 (3.24%) Software Engineer
19 36 (2.92%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (11.67%) Web Services
2 112 (9.08%) .NET
3 107 (8.67%) XML
4 92 (7.46%) SOAP
5 77 (6.24%) J2EE
6 59 (4.78%) Gherkin
7 50 (4.05%) HTML
8 42 (3.40%) XSD
9 41 (3.32%) WSDL
10 31 (2.51%) ASP.NET
11 24 (1.94%) CSS
12 13 (1.05%) jQuery
13 12 (0.97%) Ajax
13 12 (0.97%) REST
14 11 (0.89%) JMS
15 9 (0.73%) Flash
16 8 (0.65%) Spring
16 8 (0.65%) FIX Protocol
17 7 (0.57%) FIXML
18 6 (0.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 120 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (5.75%) Open Source
3 66 (5.35%) Computer Science
4 42 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 35 (2.84%) Mainframe
7 33 (2.67%) Life Science
8 30 (2.43%) Client/Server
9 25 (2.03%) Equities
10 24 (1.94%) Management Information System
11 20 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 19 (1.54%) Mathematics
13 18 (1.46%) Clustering
14 17 (1.38%) Derivative
15 16 (1.30%) Visualisation
15 16 (1.30%) Fixed Income
16 15 (1.22%) Chemistry
16 15 (1.22%) Biology
17 11 (0.89%) iPad
18 10 (0.81%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 169 (13.70%) Windows
2 138 (11.18%) UNIX
3 102 (8.27%) Linux
4 42 (3.40%) Windows XP
4 42 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (3.00%) Windows 7
6 32 (2.59%) Solaris
7 27 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (2.11%) Mac OS X
9 12 (0.97%) Android
10 10 (0.81%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.32%) AIX
12 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.081%) Debian
13 1 (0.081%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
2 385 (31.20%) Test Automation
3 371 (30.06%) Test Scripting
4 331 (26.82%) Test Management
5 308 (24.96%) Software Testing
6 298 (24.15%) Automated Testing
7 243 (19.69%) Test Strategy
8 214 (17.34%) Automation Testing
9 196 (15.88%) Performance Testing
10 194 (15.72%) Manual Testing
11 187 (15.15%) Test Planning
12 159 (12.88%) Regression Testing
13 141 (11.43%) Scrum
14 139 (11.26%) TDD
15 122 (9.89%) User Acceptance Testing
16 107 (8.67%) BDD
17 92 (7.46%) Integration Testing
18 69 (5.59%) Validation
19 67 (5.43%) System Testing
20 62 (5.02%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 469 (38.01%) SQL
2 206 (16.69%) Java
3 188 (15.24%) C#
4 101 (8.18%) VBScript
5 95 (7.70%) JavaScript
6 83 (6.73%) PL/SQL
7 69 (5.59%) VB
8 54 (4.38%) C++
9 44 (3.57%) Python
10 32 (2.59%) PHP
11 31 (2.51%) VBA
12 24 (1.94%) Perl
13 23 (1.86%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.30%) C
15 14 (1.13%) T-SQL
15 14 (1.13%) R
16 13 (1.05%) Ruby
17 11 (0.89%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.81%) Scala
19 8 (0.65%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 494 (40.03%) ISEB
2 289 (23.42%) ISTQB
3 176 (14.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 143 (11.59%) Degree
5 87 (7.05%) Security Cleared
6 55 (4.46%) SC Cleared
7 32 (2.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 13 (1.05%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.81%) PhD
10 8 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (0.57%) Brainbench
12 3 (0.24%) CSQA
13 1 (0.081%) PMP
13 1 (0.081%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 506 (41.00%) QA
2 10 (0.81%) GLP
3 7 (0.57%) HL7
4 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.081%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.05%) VMware ESX
3 9 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 461 (37.36%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
2 18 (1.46%) Netcool
2 18 (1.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (1.05%) SCCM
4 3 (0.24%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 391 (31.69%) HP
2 210 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 185 (14.99%) Oracle
4 45 (3.65%) SAP
5 43 (3.48%) Business Objects
5 43 (3.48%) IBM
6 35 (2.84%) Cognos
7 24 (1.94%) Citrix
8 18 (1.46%) VMware
8 18 (1.46%) Veritas
8 18 (1.46%) McAfee
9 11 (0.89%) Informatica
10 10 (0.81%) Fujitsu
11 9 (0.73%) Interwoven
12 7 (0.57%) Telerik
13 6 (0.49%) Siebel
14 5 (0.41%) NetApp
15 4 (0.32%) SOASTA, Inc
16 3 (0.24%) Altova
16 3 (0.24%) Sitecore
Warminster, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Andover
Spectrum IT
Salary: £33950 - £35733 per annum + Pension, 28 days hol, Medical
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago