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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 203 195 187
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 24 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.26% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.82% 1.96% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 31
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £33,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
851 715 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.71% 13.33% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 750 615 626
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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 -15 14 £35,000 -6.66%
Coventry -9 6 £35,000 -33.33%
Warwickshire - 3 £50,000 -
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 26 (70.27%) ISTQB
2 20 (54.05%) Test Scripting
3 17 (45.95%) ISEB
4 16 (43.24%) HP
4 16 (43.24%) Test Automation
4 16 (43.24%) Automation Testing
5 15 (40.54%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (37.84%) Integration Testing
7 13 (35.14%) Automated Testing
8 12 (32.43%) Selenium
9 11 (29.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (24.32%) System Testing
10 9 (24.32%) QA
11 8 (21.62%) Finance
12 7 (18.92%) Windows
13 6 (16.22%) Retail
13 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
14 5 (13.51%) Keyword-Driven Testing
14 5 (13.51%) User Stories
14 5 (13.51%) FitNesse
14 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (13.51%) Web Testing
14 5 (13.51%) Test Management
14 5 (13.51%) Load Testing
14 5 (13.51%) C
15 4 (10.81%) AS400
15 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
16 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
16 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Selenium
2 5 (13.51%) FitNesse
3 3 (8.11%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.41%) JMeter
4 2 (5.41%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (5.41%) JUnit
4 2 (5.41%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Tester
2 13 (35.14%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Test Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Automation Tester
4 8 (21.62%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Automated Test Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) QA Tester
7 3 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
8 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) QA Specialist
9 1 (2.70%) Automation Specialist
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Tester
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Tester
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) AS400
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Test Scripting
2 16 (43.24%) Test Automation
2 16 (43.24%) Automation Testing
3 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (37.84%) Integration Testing
5 13 (35.14%) Automated Testing
6 9 (24.32%) System Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
8 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Load Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Web Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Test Management
8 5 (13.51%) Keyword-Driven Testing
8 5 (13.51%) User Stories
9 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
10 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.41%) People Management
11 2 (5.41%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) C
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) ISTQB
2 17 (45.95%) ISEB
3 11 (29.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) WAI
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) ATG
3 1 (2.70%) Telerik
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) ESRI