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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 199 217 218
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 10 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.37% 0.079%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.37% 2.53% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 4
Median salary £46,750 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.88% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £37,750 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
729 870 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.50% 14.67% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 636 757 642
Median salary £40,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

HP UFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands 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 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 24 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -2 9 £53,500 +18.88% 4
Shropshire - 1 £32,500 -
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 18 (60.00%) ISEB
1 18 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 18 (60.00%) Selenium
2 16 (53.33%) ISTQB
2 16 (53.33%) Test Scripting
3 15 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 15 (50.00%) SDLC
4 13 (43.33%) Wealth Management
5 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Test Management
5 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
6 6 (20.00%) Java
6 6 (20.00%) BDD
6 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 5 (16.67%) SpecFlow
7 5 (16.67%) QA
7 5 (16.67%) Finance
8 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.33%) VBScript
8 4 (13.33%) VB
8 4 (13.33%) Scala
8 4 (13.33%) System Testing
9 3 (10.00%) LINQ
9 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.00%) .NET
9 3 (10.00%) SQL
9 3 (10.00%) C#
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) Selenium
2 15 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.67%) Ranorex
5 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Analyst
1 17 (56.67%) Test Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Test Manager
4 6 (20.00%) Test Automation Manager
4 6 (20.00%) Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Software Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Developer in Test
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Software QA Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Software Test Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (10.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (10.00%) Lambda Expressions
1 3 (10.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Fintech
1 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 16 (53.33%) Test Scripting
3 15 (50.00%) SDLC
4 13 (43.33%) Wealth Management
5 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (23.33%) Test Management
5 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (20.00%) BDD
7 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.33%) System Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Line Management
9 3 (10.00%) Scrum
9 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (10.00%) TDD
9 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) Scala
2 4 (13.33%) VB
2 4 (13.33%) VBScript
3 3 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) ISEB
2 16 (53.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) HP
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