Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for HP UFT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HP UFT over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 108 124
Rank change year-on-year +36 +16 +16
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 9 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.02% 0.56% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% 3.62% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 3
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.43% +35.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £53,750 £33,450
90th Percentile £42,500 £61,250 £64,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% -27.08% +12.94%

HP UFT is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 81 221 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 9.17% 15.36% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 72 206 246
Bedfordshire median annual salary £43,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.47% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,000 £65,875 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -1.16%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing HP UFT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Bedfordshire

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in Bedfordshire

HP UFT
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 8 £40,000 - 2
Luton +27 1 £32,000 -44.35%
HP UFT
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 5 (55.56%) User Stories
3 5 (55.56%) Ranorex
3 5 (55.56%) SDLC
4 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
4 4 (44.44%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) QA Automation
5 3 (33.33%) SDET
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Ranorex
3 4 (44.44%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Automation Tester
1 8 (88.89%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) QA Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Junior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) SDLC
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) User Stories
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) QA Automation
4 3 (33.33%) SDET
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP