The table below looks at the statistics for HP UFT skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 185 198 171
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 33 15 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.28% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.76% 1.93% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 33 11 33
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,323
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +8.99%
HP UFT
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
877 777 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.57% 14.48% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 791 678 569
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HP UFT
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT across the West Midlands region.

HP UFT Salary Trend in the West Midlands

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

HP UFT
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +28 21 £42,500 +25.00% 1
Coventry -8 10 £41,250 +7.14%
Warwickshire +4 1 £50,000 -9.09%
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 30 (61.22%) ISTQB
2 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (46.94%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (44.90%) Test Automation
5 21 (42.86%) HP
6 20 (40.82%) Automation Testing
7 19 (38.78%) Test Scripting
8 16 (32.65%) Selenium
8 16 (32.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (30.61%) ISEB
10 14 (28.57%) QA
11 13 (26.53%) Software Testing
12 12 (24.49%) Integration Testing
13 11 (22.45%) Automated Testing
14 10 (20.41%) LoadRunner
14 10 (20.41%) System Testing
14 10 (20.41%) Keyword-Driven Testing
15 9 (18.37%) Finance
16 8 (16.33%) Load Testing
16 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (16.33%) Test Strategy
17 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
17 7 (14.29%) Test Management
17 7 (14.29%) Degree
17 7 (14.29%) Windows
18 6 (12.24%) Java
18 6 (12.24%) Retail
18 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
19 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
19 5 (10.20%) JavaScript

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (10.20%) WebLogic
1 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
1 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Project
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Selenium
2 10 (20.41%) LoadRunner
3 3 (6.12%) FitNesse
4 2 (4.08%) JUnit
4 2 (4.08%) JMeter
4 2 (4.08%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (4.08%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.04%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) WinRunner
5 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Local Government
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Tester
2 16 (32.65%) Analyst
2 16 (32.65%) Test Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) Automation Tester
4 11 (22.45%) Test Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Automated Test Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) QA Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) QA Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Test Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Test Leader
10 1 (2.04%) Automation Specialist
10 1 (2.04%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) HTML
1 5 (10.20%) J2EE
1 5 (10.20%) CSS
2 3 (6.12%) XML
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) XSD
4 1 (2.04%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.20%) N-Tier
3 4 (8.16%) AS400
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Test Automation
3 20 (40.82%) Automation Testing
4 19 (38.78%) Test Scripting
5 13 (26.53%) Software Testing
6 12 (24.49%) Integration Testing
7 11 (22.45%) Automated Testing
8 10 (20.41%) System Testing
8 10 (20.41%) Keyword-Driven Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Test Strategy
9 8 (16.33%) Load Testing
9 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (14.29%) Test Management
11 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
12 5 (10.20%) OO
13 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
13 4 (8.16%) People Management
14 3 (6.12%) SDLC
14 3 (6.12%) Web Testing
14 3 (6.12%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) Java
2 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.12%) C
4 2 (4.08%) SQL
5 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (61.22%) ISTQB
2 16 (32.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (30.61%) ISEB
4 7 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) WAI
Systems Management
1 23 (46.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (6.12%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) ATG
4 1 (2.04%) Telerik
4 1 (2.04%) ESRI
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