The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brentwood 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Essex / Brentwood
Rank 22 30 30
Rank change year-on-year +8 0  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 1 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brentwood 1.39% 3.92% 4.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.23% 20.51% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 8
Median salary - £47,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.63% -11.25%  

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 Brentwood with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Brentwood
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 31 39 52
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brentwood 43.06% 19.12% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 25
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Brentwood

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brentwood 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 Brentwood

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in Brentwood

HP UFT
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Brentwood region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Environment Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) QA Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft