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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 45 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 17 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.26% 2.00% 2.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.45% 16.22% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 0
Median salary £35,000 £48,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.08% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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
110 74 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 21.07% 12.35% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 97 63 67
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,250 £65,000
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 26 February 2017.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Watford

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 32 (94.12%) Java
1 32 (94.12%) Unix
1 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (91.18%) Selenium
3 30 (88.24%) Finance
4 28 (82.35%) Functional Testing
5 26 (76.47%) QA
5 26 (76.47%) Scrum
5 26 (76.47%) Linux
6 25 (73.53%) Python
6 25 (73.53%) C#
7 22 (64.71%) Automation Testing
8 20 (58.82%) SQL
9 19 (55.88%) Regression Testing
10 16 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (44.12%) JIRA
12 13 (38.24%) Shell Script
12 13 (38.24%) Cucumber
13 12 (35.29%) BDD
13 12 (35.29%) WebDriver
13 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
13 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (35.29%) Automated Testing
13 12 (35.29%) TDD
14 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
15 9 (26.47%) Agile Testing
16 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
16 7 (20.59%) System Integration Testing
16 7 (20.59%) RESTful
16 7 (20.59%) Confluence

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 7 (20.59%) Confluence
1 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (91.18%) Selenium
2 15 (44.12%) JIRA
3 13 (38.24%) Cucumber
4 12 (35.29%) WebDriver
5 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
5 7 (20.59%) JUnit
5 7 (20.59%) Maven
5 7 (20.59%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.88%) Bugzilla
6 2 (5.88%) TestDirector
6 2 (5.88%) TestLink
7 1 (2.94%) Toad
General
1 30 (88.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (94.12%) Analyst
1 32 (94.12%) Test Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) QA Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) QA Test Analyst
3 13 (38.24%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Payments Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) QA Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Software Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Software Tester
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Gherkin
1 7 (20.59%) Hibernate
1 7 (20.59%) RESTful
1 7 (20.59%) Spring
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (94.12%) Unix
2 26 (76.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (82.35%) Functional Testing
3 26 (76.47%) Scrum
4 22 (64.71%) Automation Testing
5 19 (55.88%) Regression Testing
6 12 (35.29%) Automated Testing
6 12 (35.29%) BDD
6 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (35.29%) TDD
6 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
7 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
8 9 (26.47%) Agile Testing
9 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (20.59%) Integration Testing
9 7 (20.59%) Kanban
9 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
9 7 (20.59%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
11 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
11 4 (11.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) Java
2 25 (73.53%) C#
2 25 (73.53%) Python
3 20 (58.82%) SQL
4 13 (38.24%) Shell Script
5 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (76.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Atlassian
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
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