Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 178 162
Rank change year-on-year -1 -16 +27
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 20 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.52% 0.65% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.78% 4.53% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 34
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.03% -13.33% +100.00%
10th Percentile £35,600 £36,600 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £50,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £39,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +34.62% -13.33% +16.88%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 720 685 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.81% 14.38% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 603 613 644
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,100 £27,075
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Birmingham

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in Birmingham

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for HP UFT in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 19 (95.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (85.00%) ISTQB
3 16 (80.00%) Selenium
4 9 (45.00%) ISEB
4 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 8 (40.00%) XML
6 7 (35.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) C#
6 7 (35.00%) JUnit
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 7 (35.00%) QA
6 7 (35.00%) Scala
6 7 (35.00%) Groovy
6 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
6 7 (35.00%) BDD
6 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
6 7 (35.00%) Ranorex
6 7 (35.00%) Defect Management
6 7 (35.00%) Protractor
7 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (25.00%) IBM
8 5 (25.00%) Delphi
8 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (25.00%) RPG
8 5 (25.00%) .NET
8 5 (25.00%) DB2

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) Selenium
2 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (35.00%) JUnit
2 7 (35.00%) Protractor
2 7 (35.00%) Ranorex
2 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (20.00%) eCATT
3 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Senior Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 6 (30.00%) Lead Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Test Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Test Automation Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 4 (20.00%) SAP Manager
4 4 (20.00%) SAP Test Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 2 (10.00%) QA Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) Node.js
2 5 (25.00%) WPF
3 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) iSeries
1 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) Defect Management
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Web Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Coaching
7 4 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (10.00%) Task Automation
10 1 (5.00%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
1 7 (35.00%) Groovy
1 7 (35.00%) Java
1 7 (35.00%) Scala
2 5 (25.00%) Delphi
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (45.00%) ISEB
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (20.00%) SAP Certification
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) SAP