The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 87 110
Rank change year-on-year -8 +23  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 1 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.093% 1.14% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.58% 5.14% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 15
Median salary - £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
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 Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 173 292 297
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 16.06% 22.10% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 136 261 259
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in Cheshire

HP UFT
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Release Management
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (75.00%) MSTest
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) Compliance Management
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (25.00%) PMP

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (75.00%) MSTest
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) QA Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Software Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Software QA Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Release Management
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 7 days ago