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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 48 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 12 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.14% 2.51% 1.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.75% 13.40% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 6
Average salary £48,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
64 97 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.39% 18.73% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 56 67 47
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £53,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 12 February 2016.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Watford

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 19 (90.48%) Java
1 19 (90.48%) SQL
1 19 (90.48%) Unix
2 18 (85.71%) PL/SQL
2 18 (85.71%) Regression Testing
3 17 (80.95%) QA
3 17 (80.95%) Functional Testing
4 14 (66.67%) Oracle Database
4 14 (66.67%) Oracle
5 13 (61.90%) IBM
5 13 (61.90%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (57.14%) HP
7 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
7 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (52.38%) Automated Testing
7 11 (52.38%) Scrum
7 11 (52.38%) Cucumber
8 10 (47.62%) Finance
8 10 (47.62%) Manual Testing
8 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
9 8 (38.10%) Toad
9 8 (38.10%) Telnet
9 8 (38.10%) Selenium
9 8 (38.10%) SSH
9 8 (38.10%) PuTTY
10 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
10 7 (33.33%) Test Management
10 7 (33.33%) Project Management
11 6 (28.57%) Data Integration
12 5 (23.81%) JIRA

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) PuTTY
1 8 (38.10%) SSH
1 8 (38.10%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Cucumber
2 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 8 (38.10%) Toad
3 5 (23.81%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) Bugzilla
4 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.52%) TestDirector
4 2 (9.52%) TestLink
5 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Analyst
1 17 (80.95%) Test Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (4.76%) QC Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) Flash
2 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Unix
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Regression Testing
2 17 (80.95%) Functional Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) Automated Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
4 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
4 10 (47.62%) Manual Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Project Management
5 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (33.33%) Test Management
6 4 (19.05%) Defect Management
6 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
7 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 3 (14.29%) ETL
7 3 (14.29%) System Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Time Management
8 2 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
1 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 18 (85.71%) PL/SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (80.95%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO 8583
2 2 (9.52%) ISO20022
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle
2 13 (61.90%) IBM
3 12 (57.14%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft