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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 209 207 183
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 23 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.060% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.82% 0.43% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 2 6
Average salary £45,000 £22,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -41.93%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
816 692 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.42% 13.92% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 714 625 359
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 +16 22 £45,000 +100.00% 2
Coventry - 1 £37,500 -
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 21 (55.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (55.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 18 (47.37%) SAS
4 16 (42.11%) Automation Testing
5 15 (39.47%) HP
5 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
7 13 (34.21%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (28.95%) ISTQB
8 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
9 10 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (23.68%) Keyword-Driven Testing
11 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
11 5 (13.16%) Selenium
11 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (10.53%) QA
12 4 (10.53%) System Testing
12 4 (10.53%) ISEB
13 3 (7.89%) V-Model
13 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
13 3 (7.89%) Test Management
13 3 (7.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 3 (7.89%) SDLC
14 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
14 2 (5.26%) Functional Testing
14 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
14 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
14 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 18 (47.37%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Selenium
2 2 (5.26%) JUnit
2 2 (5.26%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.63%) NUnit
3 1 (2.63%) TestPartner
3 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.63%) WinRunner
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Local Government
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Analyst
1 21 (55.26%) Test Analyst
2 19 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 19 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 15 (39.47%) Test Leader
4 12 (31.58%) Lead Test Analyst
5 11 (28.95%) Tester
6 9 (23.68%) Automation Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Financial Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Junior
8 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) QA Test Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Software QA Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.63%) Telephony Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 16 (42.11%) Automation Testing
3 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
5 9 (23.68%) Keyword-Driven Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
6 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.53%) System Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.89%) SDLC
8 3 (7.89%) Test Management
8 3 (7.89%) V-Model
9 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Functional Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.63%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.95%) ISTQB
3 10 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (10.53%) ISEB
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) WAI
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) HP
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
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