Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 290 314 294
Rank change year-on-year +24 -20 -27
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 29 37 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.31% 0.31% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.73% 1.54% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 57
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +42.86% -26.32%
10th Percentile £32,150 £30,200 £31,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,133 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +15.85% +3.45% +2.35%

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 the East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,676 2,398 2,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.91% 20.28% 18.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,305 1,949 1,945
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing HP UFT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in the East of England

HP UFT
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in the East of England

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for HP UFT in the East of England

HP UFT
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +13 11 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Suffolk - 11 £35,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +26 4 £47,500 -
Essex - 3 - -
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (72.41%) Test Automation
1 21 (72.41%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (68.97%) Selenium
3 13 (44.83%) QA
4 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
4 9 (31.03%) VBScript
5 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
6 7 (24.14%) C++
6 7 (24.14%) HTML
6 7 (24.14%) CSS
6 7 (24.14%) jQuery
6 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
6 7 (24.14%) HTML5
6 7 (24.14%) CSS3
7 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
9 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
9 4 (13.79%) Maven
10 3 (10.34%) .NET
10 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.34%) JIRA
10 3 (10.34%) Use Case
10 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
10 3 (10.34%) System Testing
10 3 (10.34%) SDLC
10 3 (10.34%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Acceptance Criteria
11 2 (6.90%) Continuous Deployment
11 2 (6.90%) Procedural Programming

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 20 (68.97%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) Maven
3 3 (10.34%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.45%) TestDirector
4 1 (3.45%) TestLink
General
1 1 (3.45%) Automotive
1 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
1 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) C++ Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Automation Tester
3 6 (20.69%) Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (6.90%) Senior IT Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Test Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) CSS
1 7 (24.14%) CSS3
1 7 (24.14%) HTML
1 7 (24.14%) HTML5
1 7 (24.14%) jQuery
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (72.41%) Test Automation
2 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
3 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.34%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (10.34%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
6 3 (10.34%) System Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Use Case
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (6.90%) High Availability
7 2 (6.90%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Network Packet Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Procedural Programming
7 2 (6.90%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) VBScript
2 7 (24.14%) C++
3 2 (6.90%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (72.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) HP