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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 63 73 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 16 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.89% 1.03% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.95% 8.33% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 0
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.00%
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
107 72 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.35% 12.37% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 76 51 49
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £48,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 30 July 2015.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Watford

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 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 15 (71.43%) Java
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
1 15 (71.43%) UNIX
1 15 (71.43%) Regression Testing
2 13 (61.90%) HP
2 13 (61.90%) E-Commerce
2 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (57.14%) IBM
3 12 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 10 (47.62%) Retail
4 10 (47.62%) LoadRunner
4 10 (47.62%) Flash
4 10 (47.62%) MQSeries
4 10 (47.62%) J2EE
4 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
4 10 (47.62%) DB2
4 10 (47.62%) HTML
4 10 (47.62%) XML
4 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
4 10 (47.62%) System Testing
4 10 (47.62%) DbVisualizer
5 8 (38.10%) QA
5 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) JIRA
6 6 (28.57%) Time Management
6 6 (28.57%) MS Office
6 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 10 (47.62%) MQSeries
1 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Telnet
1 2 (9.52%) SSH
1 2 (9.52%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) DB2
1 10 (47.62%) DbVisualizer
2 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) LoadRunner
2 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 3 (14.29%) TestLink
3 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 3 (14.29%) TestDirector
4 2 (9.52%) Toad
General
1 10 (47.62%) Retail
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Tester
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
3 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
1 10 (47.62%) J2EE
1 10 (47.62%) XML
1 10 (47.62%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Regression Testing
2 13 (61.90%) E-Commerce
3 12 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 10 (47.62%) System Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Time Management
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) V-Model
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 3 (14.29%) ETL
6 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) HP
2 12 (57.14%) IBM
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle