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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 50 60 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 8 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.70% 2.89% 1.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.52% 14.95% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 6
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
84 107 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 17.83% 19.31% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 78 76 54
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing HP UFT as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Watford region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Watford

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 20 (86.96%) SQL
1 20 (86.96%) HP
2 18 (78.26%) Finance
3 17 (73.91%) Selenium
3 17 (73.91%) Cucumber
3 17 (73.91%) Functional Testing
4 16 (69.57%) Test Management
4 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (60.87%) QA
6 13 (56.52%) Test Automation
7 12 (52.17%) Regression Testing
7 12 (52.17%) Java
7 12 (52.17%) Unix
8 11 (47.83%) BDD
8 11 (47.83%) JIRA
9 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
9 10 (43.48%) IBM
10 9 (39.13%) Agile Testing
10 9 (39.13%) Automation Testing
11 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
11 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
11 8 (34.78%) SoapUI
11 8 (34.78%) REST
11 8 (34.78%) WebDriver
11 8 (34.78%) Banking
11 8 (34.78%) Automated Testing
11 8 (34.78%) Scrum
11 8 (34.78%) SOAP
11 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
11 8 (34.78%) VB

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) MQSeries
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) PuTTY
1 1 (4.35%) SSH
1 1 (4.35%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) DB2
2 4 (17.39%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 17 (73.91%) Cucumber
1 17 (73.91%) Selenium
2 11 (47.83%) JIRA
3 8 (34.78%) SoapUI
3 8 (34.78%) WebDriver
4 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
5 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Analyst
1 18 (78.26%) Test Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Unix Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Portfolio Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Portfolio Test Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) REST
1 8 (34.78%) SOAP
2 4 (17.39%) Flash
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) J2EE
2 4 (17.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Integration
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Functional Testing
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) Test Management
3 13 (56.52%) Test Automation
4 12 (52.17%) Regression Testing
5 11 (47.83%) BDD
6 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
7 9 (39.13%) Agile Testing
7 9 (39.13%) Automation Testing
8 8 (34.78%) API Testing
8 8 (34.78%) Automated Testing
8 8 (34.78%) Scrum
8 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
9 7 (30.43%) Smoke Testing
10 6 (26.09%) Manual Testing
11 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
11 5 (21.74%) Exploratory Testing
12 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
12 4 (17.39%) Presales
12 4 (17.39%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
3 8 (34.78%) VB
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (60.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) HP
2 10 (43.48%) IBM
3 8 (34.78%) Oracle