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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 205 216
Rank change year-on-year +36 +11  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 15 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.46% 0.24% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.64% 1.92% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 15
Median salary £40,000 £62,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +56.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

HP UFT is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 569 573 593
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 17.41% 12.73% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 484 528 452
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing HP UFT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
Reading +36 13 £40,000 -36.00%
Maidenhead - 2 £60,000 -
HP UFT
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (93.75%) ISTQB
3 14 (87.50%) Test Scripting
3 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 14 (87.50%) HP
4 13 (81.25%) LoadRunner
4 13 (81.25%) Test Management
4 13 (81.25%) Software Testing
4 13 (81.25%) Test Strategy
4 13 (81.25%) Functional Testing
5 12 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (75.00%) Java
5 12 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (68.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (68.75%) Defect Management
6 11 (68.75%) Scenario Testing
6 11 (68.75%) C
6 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Excel
6 11 (68.75%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
6 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
6 11 (68.75%) DV Cleared
6 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
7 9 (56.25%) PRINCE2
7 9 (56.25%) VB
7 9 (56.25%) PL/SQL
8 5 (31.25%) Selenium
9 4 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (25.00%) Mentoring

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 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) LoadRunner
2 5 (31.25%) Selenium
3 3 (18.75%) Ranorex
4 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (12.50%) JBehave
4 2 (12.50%) RSpec
4 2 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Games
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Senior Tester
1 11 (68.75%) Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Test Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Test Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Ajax
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (87.50%) Test Scripting
3 13 (81.25%) Functional Testing
3 13 (81.25%) Software Testing
3 13 (81.25%) Test Management
3 13 (81.25%) Test Strategy
4 11 (68.75%) Defect Management
4 11 (68.75%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (68.75%) Scenario Testing
4 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
5 9 (56.25%) PRINCE2
6 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) BDD
8 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (12.50%) Logistics
8 2 (12.50%) OOP
8 2 (12.50%) Open Source
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) Java
3 11 (68.75%) C
4 9 (56.25%) PL/SQL
4 9 (56.25%) VB
5 3 (18.75%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) ISTQB
2 11 (68.75%) DV Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) MCP
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft