Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 270 286
Rank change year-on-year +46 +16 -76
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 30 12 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.46% 0.15% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.45% 1.02% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 30
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.19% -1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £45,500 £67,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £38,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.89% +12.50% -

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 Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,224 1,178 1,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.85% 15.00% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,036 990 1,130
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Berkshire

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in Berkshire

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for HP UFT in Berkshire

HP UFT
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 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
Reading +39 26 £41,500 +9.21% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £26,500 - 2
HP UFT
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 30 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 29 (96.67%) Selenium
3 27 (90.00%) QA
4 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (70.00%) Scrum
5 21 (70.00%) C#
6 20 (66.67%) ISTQB
6 20 (66.67%) Degree
7 18 (60.00%) Java
8 17 (56.67%) Web Services
9 16 (53.33%) Software Testing
9 16 (53.33%) Test Scripting
10 15 (50.00%) Mentoring
10 15 (50.00%) SQL
11 13 (43.33%) TDD
12 12 (40.00%) BDD
13 11 (36.67%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (36.67%) HP
13 11 (36.67%) LoadRunner
14 10 (33.33%) ISEB
14 10 (33.33%) SOAP
14 10 (33.33%) Unit Testing
14 10 (33.33%) Test Management
14 10 (33.33%) SoapUI
14 10 (33.33%) Functional Testing
15 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (30.00%) Performance Testing
15 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
15 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
15 9 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) SAP ERP
1 6 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.00%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQLPlus
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (96.67%) Selenium
2 11 (36.67%) LoadRunner
3 10 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
5 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (20.00%) eggPlant
5 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (20.00%) JUnit
5 6 (20.00%) LoadUI
5 6 (20.00%) Subversion
5 6 (20.00%) TestNG
5 6 (20.00%) Toad
6 4 (13.33%) Ranorex
7 3 (10.00%) Gatling
7 3 (10.00%) JBehave
7 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (10.00%) Maven
7 3 (10.00%) RSpec
7 3 (10.00%) TestLink
7 3 (10.00%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (20.00%) Publishing
2 5 (16.67%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Finance
4 2 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Analyst
2 22 (73.33%) Test Analyst
3 13 (43.33%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 11 (36.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (30.00%) QA Analyst
7 8 (26.67%) QA Test Analyst
8 7 (23.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
9 6 (20.00%) SAP Test Analyst
10 5 (16.67%) Senior QA Analyst
11 4 (13.33%) QA Automation Analyst
11 4 (13.33%) Senior QA Test Analyst
12 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
12 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Specialist
12 2 (6.67%) Test Specialist
13 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
13 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
13 1 (3.33%) Test Consultant
13 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) Web Services
2 10 (33.33%) SOAP
3 8 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (13.33%) .NET
4 4 (13.33%) CSS
5 3 (10.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (70.00%) Scrum
4 16 (53.33%) Software Testing
4 16 (53.33%) Test Scripting
5 15 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 13 (43.33%) TDD
7 12 (40.00%) BDD
8 10 (33.33%) Functional Testing
8 10 (33.33%) Test Management
8 10 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 9 (30.00%) Performance Testing
9 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
11 7 (23.33%) API Testing
11 7 (23.33%) Scenario Testing
12 6 (20.00%) Case Management
12 6 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) C#
2 18 (60.00%) Java
3 15 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Degree
1 20 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 10 (33.33%) ISEB
3 9 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (90.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) HP
2 6 (20.00%) SAP