Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 128 157
Rank change year-on-year -44 +29 -16
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 7 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.23% 0.85% 0.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.06% 3.75% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 25
Cheshire median annual salary £34,500 £30,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.11% -18.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £37,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £38,750 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +17.42% -12.00% +15.38%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 659 506 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.56% 22.63% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 538 459 593
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £25,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,250 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for HP UFT in Cheshire

HP UFT
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Wilmslow - 3 £32,500 -
Chester - 1 - -
HP UFT
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) RAD
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) FitNesse
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) API Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 1 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (14.29%) Confluence
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (14.29%) RESTful

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) BrowserStack
1 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) FitNesse
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) Capybara
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) TestNG
3 1 (14.29%) Toad
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) RAD
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) API Testing
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) ATDD
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
2 1 (14.29%) Avaloq
2 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle