Period
to 5 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
UK > England
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 674 814 875
Rank change year-on-year +140 +61 -178
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 72 253 277
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 0.99% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 64 175 190
Median annual salary £63,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.50% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,700 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £63,750 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +37.84% +2.78% -10.00%

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 12,149 25,511 33,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.96% 19.30% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9,868 20,374 27,021
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing HP UFT as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in England

HP UFT
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HP UFT in England.

Salary trend for HP UFT in England

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing HP UFT in England over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Salary histogram for HP UFT in England

HP UFT
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 5 August 2020. 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
South East +169 32 £75,000 +66.67% 2
London +124 19 £62,500 +8.70% 2
South West +92 8 £46,500 -10.58%
Midlands +106 7 £47,500 +18.75% 1
West Midlands +87 5 £47,500 +18.75% 1
North of England +134 4 £41,750 +11.33%
North West +97 3 £41,750 +11.33%
East of England +95 3 £50,000 +14.94%
East Midlands +67 2 £52,500 +20.00%
North East +19 1 - -
HP UFT
UK

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 64 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 59 (81.94%) Selenium
3 57 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (54.17%) LoadRunner
5 38 (52.78%) Performance Testing
6 37 (51.39%) SQL
6 37 (51.39%) SoapUI
7 34 (47.22%) Test Strategy
8 32 (44.44%) Waterfall
9 31 (43.06%) Degree
10 30 (41.67%) SOAP
10 30 (41.67%) Test Scripting
11 29 (40.28%) Computer Science Degree
11 29 (40.28%) Computer Science
12 27 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
13 26 (36.11%) JIRA
14 25 (34.72%) Migration
15 24 (33.33%) Java
15 24 (33.33%) RDBMS
15 24 (33.33%) PMO
15 24 (33.33%) Virtual Team
15 24 (33.33%) Decision-Making
15 24 (33.33%) Relational Database
15 24 (33.33%) Data Migration
15 24 (33.33%) Requirements Gathering
16 23 (31.94%) QA
17 22 (30.56%) Jenkins
17 22 (30.56%) SDLC
18 16 (22.22%) Cucumber
19 15 (20.83%) ISTQB

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (11.11%) Confluence
2 5 (6.94%) Apache
2 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.78%) CICS
3 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP FS
1 2 (2.78%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Azure
1 6 (8.33%) BlazeMeter
2 5 (6.94%) AWS
3 4 (5.56%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.78%) BrowserStack
4 2 (2.78%) Serverless
5 1 (1.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 24 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.56%) DB2
2 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.78%) MySQL
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 59 (81.94%) Selenium
2 39 (54.17%) LoadRunner
3 37 (51.39%) SoapUI
4 26 (36.11%) JIRA
5 22 (30.56%) Jenkins
6 16 (22.22%) Cucumber
7 13 (18.06%) JMeter
8 11 (15.28%) WebDriver
9 10 (13.89%) Maven
10 9 (12.50%) Appium
11 7 (9.72%) Gradle
11 7 (9.72%) JUnit
11 7 (9.72%) Subversion
12 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
12 6 (8.33%) JBehave
13 5 (6.94%) CA Release Automation
13 5 (6.94%) Postman
14 4 (5.56%) eggPlant
14 4 (5.56%) NeoLoad
14 4 (5.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Test Leader
2 13 (18.06%) Automation Test Lead
3 8 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Quality Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Tester
7 4 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Testing Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (41.67%) SOAP
2 9 (12.50%) .NET
3 7 (9.72%) Web Services
4 6 (8.33%) Spring Boot
5 5 (6.94%) J2EE
5 5 (6.94%) REST
5 5 (6.94%) Spring
5 5 (6.94%) Spring Security
6 3 (4.17%) Apache Flex
6 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.17%) Gherkin
6 3 (4.17%) XML
7 2 (2.78%) .NET Core
7 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.78%) HTML
7 2 (2.78%) SAP Basis
7 2 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 4 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.17%) AS400
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.78%) Reinsurance
4 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Linux
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 57 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (52.78%) Performance Testing
4 34 (47.22%) Test Strategy
5 32 (44.44%) Waterfall
6 30 (41.67%) Test Scripting
7 29 (40.28%) Computer Science
8 27 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
9 25 (34.72%) Migration
10 24 (33.33%) Data Migration
10 24 (33.33%) Decision-Making
10 24 (33.33%) Requirements Gathering
11 22 (30.56%) SDLC
12 13 (18.06%) BDD
12 13 (18.06%) Scrum
12 13 (18.06%) Software Testing
13 12 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
14 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
14 11 (15.28%) TDD
15 10 (13.89%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (51.39%) SQL
2 24 (33.33%) Java
3 14 (19.44%) Python
4 13 (18.06%) C#
5 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.56%) C++
6 4 (5.56%) VB
7 3 (4.17%) COBOL
7 3 (4.17%) Groovy
7 3 (4.17%) Perl
8 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.78%) C
8 2 (2.78%) Ruby
8 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.78%) VBScript
9 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.39%) Scala
9 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (43.06%) Degree
2 29 (40.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (20.83%) ISTQB
4 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
5 7 (9.72%) ISEB
6 4 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (5.56%) MCP
7 3 (4.17%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.78%) PMP
8 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (33.33%) PMO
2 23 (31.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Docker
2 2 (2.78%) ACF2
2 2 (2.78%) RACF
2 2 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) HP ALM
2 6 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.33%) Puppet
3 4 (5.56%) CA Service Virtualization
4 3 (4.17%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) HP
2 7 (9.72%) CA Agile Central
3 6 (8.33%) Micro Focus
4 5 (6.94%) CA
5 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.56%) Perfecto Mobile
6 3 (4.17%) IBM
6 3 (4.17%) SAP
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle
8 1 (1.39%) Google
8 1 (1.39%) Informatica
8 1 (1.39%) Parasoft
8 1 (1.39%) TIBCO