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 3 months to 30 April 2017 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 190 247
Rank change year-on-year -47 +57  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 19 80 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.31% 1.10% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.45% 6.67% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 17 43 27
Median salary £50,000 £38,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.87% -11.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,400 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.16% -10.00%  

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

Development Application Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1309 1200 1313
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 21.22% 16.43% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1098 943 1072
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 3 months to 30 April 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
Hertfordshire -11 12 £50,000 +35.13% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 3 £37,500 -
Suffolk +16 2 £35,000 -
Essex -4 2 £60,000 +23.07%
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 East of England region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (64.15%) Selenium
2 30 (56.60%) Java
3 29 (54.72%) C#
3 29 (54.72%) Linux
3 29 (54.72%) QA
4 28 (52.83%) Unix
4 28 (52.83%) Python
4 28 (52.83%) Scrum
5 26 (49.06%) Functional Testing
6 23 (43.40%) Finance
7 21 (39.62%) Regression Testing
7 21 (39.62%) JIRA
8 20 (37.74%) Test Scripting
8 20 (37.74%) TDD
9 18 (33.96%) BDD
10 17 (32.08%) Test Automation
10 17 (32.08%) WebDriver
10 17 (32.08%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (32.08%) Shell Script
10 17 (32.08%) Automation Testing
11 16 (30.19%) Automated Testing
12 12 (22.64%) SQL
12 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (20.75%) System Integration Testing
14 10 (18.87%) Software Testing
14 10 (18.87%) ISTQB
14 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
15 9 (16.98%) Test Strategy
15 9 (16.98%) HP Quality Center

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (13.21%) Confluence
1 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (64.15%) Selenium
2 21 (39.62%) JIRA
3 17 (32.08%) WebDriver
4 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
5 8 (15.09%) SoapUI
6 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
6 7 (13.21%) JUnit
6 7 (13.21%) LoadRunner
6 7 (13.21%) Maven
7 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
8 4 (7.55%) TestDirector
9 3 (5.66%) Bugzilla
9 3 (5.66%) TestLink
10 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Law
2 5 (9.43%) Legal
3 3 (5.66%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (60.38%) Analyst
2 31 (58.49%) Test Analyst
3 18 (33.96%) Automation Test Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) QA Analyst
5 9 (16.98%) QA Test Analyst
6 8 (15.09%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (15.09%) Test Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) Test Leader
8 4 (7.55%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) QA Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Tester
9 3 (5.66%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) QA Tester
9 3 (5.66%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.66%) Test Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.66%) Test Team Leader
10 2 (3.77%) Java Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) RESTful
2 7 (13.21%) Gherkin
2 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
2 7 (13.21%) Spring
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) AS400
4 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 29 (54.72%) Linux
2 28 (52.83%) Unix
3 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (52.83%) Scrum
3 26 (49.06%) Functional Testing
4 21 (39.62%) Regression Testing
5 20 (37.74%) TDD
5 20 (37.74%) Test Scripting
6 18 (33.96%) BDD
7 17 (32.08%) Automation Testing
7 17 (32.08%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (32.08%) Test Automation
8 16 (30.19%) Automated Testing
9 11 (20.75%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (18.87%) Software Testing
11 9 (16.98%) Test Management
11 9 (16.98%) Test Strategy
12 8 (15.09%) Agile Testing
12 8 (15.09%) Manual Testing
13 7 (13.21%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (13.21%) Integration Testing
13 7 (13.21%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) Java
2 29 (54.72%) C#
3 28 (52.83%) Python
4 17 (32.08%) Shell Script
5 12 (22.64%) SQL
6 6 (11.32%) Ruby
7 3 (5.66%) C
7 3 (5.66%) Perl
7 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.77%) VBScript
9 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) ISTQB
2 8 (15.09%) ISEB
3 6 (11.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.66%) Degree
4 3 (5.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (54.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) HP
2 7 (13.21%) Atlassian
3 4 (7.55%) SAP
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
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