The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 63 70 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 14 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.61% 1.16% 1.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.59% 8.97% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
HP UFT
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Development Applications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
103 78 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.18% 12.94% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 69 66 35
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £41,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Watford region.

HP UFT Salary Trend in Watford

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 16 (76.19%) SQL
1 16 (76.19%) Java
1 16 (76.19%) UNIX
1 16 (76.19%) E-Commerce
1 16 (76.19%) HP
1 16 (76.19%) Regression Testing
1 16 (76.19%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 15 (71.43%) System Testing
2 15 (71.43%) Retail
2 15 (71.43%) Flash
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
3 14 (66.67%) J2EE
3 14 (66.67%) DB2
3 14 (66.67%) MQSeries
3 14 (66.67%) XML
3 14 (66.67%) IBM
3 14 (66.67%) LoadRunner
3 14 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 14 (66.67%) DbVisualizer
4 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (28.57%) ISEB
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
5 5 (23.81%) Degree
5 5 (23.81%) JIRA
6 4 (19.05%) QA
6 4 (19.05%) Time Management
6 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 15 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 14 (66.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) DB2
1 14 (66.67%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 5 (23.81%) JIRA
2 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
3 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
4 2 (9.52%) TestDirector
4 2 (9.52%) TestLink
5 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.76%) Zephyr
5 1 (4.76%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Subversion
5 1 (4.76%) TestNG
5 1 (4.76%) JBehave
5 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (71.43%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Tester
2 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) HTML
1 15 (71.43%) Flash
2 14 (66.67%) J2EE
2 14 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) E-Commerce
1 16 (76.19%) Regression Testing
2 15 (71.43%) System Testing
3 14 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Time Management
6 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (9.52%) V-Model
7 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 2 (9.52%) ETL
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.76%) Document Management
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Java
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISEB
1 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) HP
2 14 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) hybris
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