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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 40 49 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 21 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.12% 2.11% 1.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.63% 17.74% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 0
Median salary £35,000 £48,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.08% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 62 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 20.98% 11.88% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 97 57 69
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 25 (100.00%) Java
1 25 (100.00%) Unix
1 25 (100.00%) Finance
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (96.00%) Scrum
2 24 (96.00%) QA
2 24 (96.00%) Selenium
2 24 (96.00%) Functional Testing
3 20 (80.00%) Automation Testing
3 20 (80.00%) SQL
4 19 (76.00%) Linux
5 18 (72.00%) Python
5 18 (72.00%) C#
6 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (44.00%) Cucumber
8 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
8 10 (40.00%) Regression Testing
9 9 (36.00%) Test Automation
10 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
10 7 (28.00%) Oracle
10 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
10 7 (28.00%) Agile Testing
11 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
11 6 (24.00%) JIRA
11 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
12 5 (20.00%) Atlassian
12 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
12 5 (20.00%) Kanban
12 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
12 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

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 5 (20.00%) Confluence
1 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (96.00%) Selenium
2 11 (44.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (24.00%) JIRA
4 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (20.00%) JUnit
4 5 (20.00%) Maven
4 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.00%) Toad
General
1 25 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Analyst
1 25 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 14 (56.00%) QA Analyst
2 14 (56.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Software Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (20.00%) RESTful
1 5 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Unix
2 19 (76.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (96.00%) Functional Testing
2 24 (96.00%) Scrum
3 20 (80.00%) Automation Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (28.00%) Agile Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
8 5 (20.00%) BDD
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Kanban
8 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (20.00%) TDD
8 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (16.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (80.00%) SQL
3 18 (72.00%) C#
3 18 (72.00%) Python
4 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (96.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 5 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
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