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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Rank 216 220 161
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -59
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 37 35 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.54% 0.49% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.97% 3.05% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 49
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,164 £35,250
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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1244 1149 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.17% 16.17% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 925 660
Average salary £40,000 £39,600 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +13.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 Yorkshire

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

HP UFT Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

HP UFT Salary Trend in Yorkshire

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HP UFT across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

HP UFT Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

HP UFT
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 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
(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
West Yorkshire +1 19 £52,500 +47.21% 1
South Yorkshire +11 17 £31,000 -6.06% 3
East Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 76 (66.09%) Selenium
2 57 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (47.83%) ISEB
4 38 (33.04%) Test Automation
5 36 (31.30%) Test Management
6 31 (26.96%) QA
6 31 (26.96%) System Integration Testing
7 29 (25.22%) Finance
8 26 (22.61%) SQL
8 26 (22.61%) Performance Testing
9 24 (20.87%) ISTQB
10 22 (19.13%) Automated Testing
10 22 (19.13%) Cucumber
10 22 (19.13%) Mentoring
11 21 (18.26%) SDLC
11 21 (18.26%) Integration Testing
11 21 (18.26%) LoadRunner
12 20 (17.39%) VBScript
12 20 (17.39%) ITIL
12 20 (17.39%) Test Scripting
12 20 (17.39%) Gherkin
12 20 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
13 19 (16.52%) Test Strategy
13 19 (16.52%) Visual Studio
14 18 (15.65%) Oracle
15 17 (14.78%) HP
15 17 (14.78%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (13.91%) JIRA
16 16 (13.91%) WebDriver
16 16 (13.91%) Java

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 3 (2.61%) MTS
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) SQL Server
1 8 (6.96%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.09%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.87%) Big Data
4 1 (0.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 76 (66.09%) Selenium
2 22 (19.13%) Cucumber
3 21 (18.26%) LoadRunner
4 19 (16.52%) Visual Studio
5 16 (13.91%) JIRA
5 16 (13.91%) WebDriver
6 10 (8.70%) JMeter
7 8 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (6.96%) eggPlant
8 7 (6.09%) Toad
9 4 (3.48%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (3.48%) FitNesse
10 3 (2.61%) JUnit
10 3 (2.61%) Concordion
11 2 (1.74%) OpenSTA
11 2 (1.74%) Rational Robot
11 2 (1.74%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.87%) TestNG
12 1 (0.87%) Sahi
12 1 (0.87%) WATIR
General
1 29 (25.22%) Finance
2 3 (2.61%) Banking
3 2 (1.74%) Retail
4 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (65.22%) Analyst
1 75 (65.22%) Test Analyst
2 38 (33.04%) Senior Analyst
2 38 (33.04%) Senior Test Analyst
3 18 (15.65%) Tester
4 17 (14.78%) Agile Test Analyst
5 16 (13.91%) Test Manager
6 11 (9.57%) Test Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Coordinator
7 9 (7.83%) Test Coordinator
8 8 (6.96%) Senior Test Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Performance Analyst
8 8 (6.96%) Performance Test Analyst
9 7 (6.09%) Software Tester
10 4 (3.48%) Functional Tester
10 4 (3.48%) Automation Tester
11 3 (2.61%) Senior Software Tester
11 3 (2.61%) Manual Test Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Test Leader
11 3 (2.61%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.39%) Gherkin
2 13 (11.30%) Web Services
3 9 (7.83%) XML
4 8 (6.96%) .NET
5 7 (6.09%) HTML
6 6 (5.22%) SOAP
7 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.48%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.87%) RESTful
8 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.87%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.70%) iPhone
2 9 (7.83%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.87%) EMV
4 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.17%) Windows
2 10 (8.70%) Android
3 5 (4.35%) Linux
3 5 (4.35%) UNIX
4 4 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.04%) Test Automation
3 36 (31.30%) Test Management
4 31 (26.96%) System Integration Testing
5 26 (22.61%) Performance Testing
6 22 (19.13%) Automated Testing
6 22 (19.13%) Mentoring
7 21 (18.26%) SDLC
7 21 (18.26%) Integration Testing
8 20 (17.39%) Test Scripting
8 20 (17.39%) ITIL
9 19 (16.52%) Test Strategy
10 17 (14.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (13.04%) Software Testing
11 15 (13.04%) Functional Testing
11 15 (13.04%) Automation Testing
12 14 (12.17%) Test Planning
12 14 (12.17%) Manual Testing
13 13 (11.30%) Supplier Management
13 13 (11.30%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.61%) SQL
2 20 (17.39%) VBScript
3 16 (13.91%) Java
4 15 (13.04%) VB
5 7 (6.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.74%) C#
7 1 (0.87%) XQuery
7 1 (0.87%) Ruby
7 1 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 55 (47.83%) ISEB
2 24 (20.87%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (26.96%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (15.65%) Oracle
2 17 (14.78%) HP
3 11 (9.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.22%) VMware
5 5 (4.35%) SAP
6 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
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