The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 41 37
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 1 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 0.43% 3.20% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.64% 18.92% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +69.23%  
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 Colchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 61 37 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 25.96% 16.89% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 52 29 25
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,550 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester 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 Colchester

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 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 Colchester region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) Legal
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Law
3 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) SAP
3 4 (66.67%) Test Management
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Degree

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 6 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (83.33%) Legal
2 4 (66.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
2 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) SAP