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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.21% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £65,000 - -
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 Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 296 180 304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 20.34% 18.69% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 226 164 262
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,750 £47,500
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 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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
Wilmslow - 1 £35,000 -
HP UFT
North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Human Resource Management
4 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (25.00%) Compliance Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) RAD
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) PMI
4 1 (25.00%) PMP
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning

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 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Compliance Management
4 1 (25.00%) Human Resource Management
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (25.00%) RAD
4 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) PMP