Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 712 700 578
Rank change year-on-year -12 -122 -77
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 475 564 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.31% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.38% 1.69% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 370 435 780
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £74,750 £71,800 £61,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,950
% change year-on-year - +2.39% +8.52%

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 34416 33468 36343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.38% 18.65% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 28281 29197 30984
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in England

HP UFT
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in England

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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
London +76 226 £55,000 +10.00% 8
South East -30 111 £38,750 -18.42% 2
North of England -24 49 £43,000 +18.62% 7
Midlands +30 38 £52,500 +34.62% 4
South West +37 34 £42,500 +10.39%
Yorkshire +18 31 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Midlands +6 28 £52,500 +34.62% 2
East of England -48 21 £32,000 -32.63% 2
North West -22 17 £38,750 +25.00% 3
East Midlands +32 10 £52,500 +40.00% 2
North East - 1 £47,500 - 3
HP UFT
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 England region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 420 (88.42%) Test Automation
2 360 (75.79%) Selenium
3 272 (57.26%) Agile Software Development
4 206 (43.37%) QA
5 187 (39.37%) HP
6 167 (35.16%) Test Scripting
7 165 (34.74%) SQL
8 164 (34.53%) Finance
9 145 (30.53%) ISTQB
10 140 (29.47%) Java
11 130 (27.37%) C#
12 122 (25.68%) Degree
13 121 (25.47%) ISEB
14 118 (24.84%) Test Strategy
15 113 (23.79%) SoapUI
16 112 (23.58%) Software Testing
17 105 (22.11%) Windows
18 101 (21.26%) SDLC
18 101 (21.26%) HP Quality Center
19 99 (20.84%) Functional Testing
20 98 (20.63%) BDD
21 96 (20.21%) Cucumber
22 90 (18.95%) Jenkins
23 89 (18.74%) Regression Testing
24 88 (18.53%) TDD
25 83 (17.47%) Test Management
26 82 (17.26%) Manual Testing
27 80 (16.84%) JIRA
28 78 (16.42%) .NET
29 76 (16.00%) Banking

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 24 (5.05%) Confluence
2 16 (3.37%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.74%) CMS
3 13 (2.74%) IIS
4 11 (2.32%) Apache
4 11 (2.32%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.26%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.42%) JBoss
7 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (6.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.53%) SAP ERP
2 9 (1.89%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (5.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (4.21%) CloudBees
3 20 (4.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (2.74%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (1.26%) Tricentis Tosca
6 4 (0.84%) BlazeMeter
6 4 (0.84%) Slack
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.42%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.42%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.42%) GitHub
7 2 (0.42%) Route 53
7 2 (0.42%) Serverless
7 2 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.16%) HTTP
2 6 (1.26%) PuTTY
3 5 (1.05%) WinSCP
4 3 (0.63%) Intranet
4 3 (0.63%) VPN
5 2 (0.42%) Internet
5 2 (0.42%) NGN
5 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) RTP
6 1 (0.21%) SSL
6 1 (0.21%) VoIP
6 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.11%) Relational Database
3 20 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
5 15 (3.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 14 (2.95%) Big Data
7 11 (2.32%) Blockchain
8 10 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.89%) SQLPlus
10 7 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.26%) DB2
12 5 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.84%) MySQL
13 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (0.63%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
15 2 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 360 (75.79%) Selenium
2 113 (23.79%) SoapUI
3 96 (20.21%) Cucumber
4 90 (18.95%) Jenkins
5 80 (16.84%) JIRA
6 71 (14.95%) WebDriver
7 67 (14.11%) LoadRunner
8 48 (10.11%) Subversion
9 47 (9.89%) JUnit
10 46 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 45 (9.47%) JMeter
12 44 (9.26%) SpecFlow
13 41 (8.63%) Maven
14 34 (7.16%) TeamCity
15 33 (6.95%) Git (software)
15 33 (6.95%) Protractor
15 33 (6.95%) Visual Studio
16 31 (6.53%) TestNG
17 30 (6.32%) GitLab
18 28 (5.89%) Hudson
General
1 164 (34.53%) Finance
2 76 (16.00%) Banking
3 23 (4.84%) Retail
4 18 (3.79%) Marketing
5 16 (3.37%) Games
6 15 (3.16%) Polish Language
7 14 (2.95%) Investment Banking
8 13 (2.74%) Financial Institution
8 13 (2.74%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.11%) Automotive
10 9 (1.89%) Publishing
11 2 (0.42%) Billing
11 2 (0.42%) Law
11 2 (0.42%) Legal
11 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 141 (29.68%) Analyst
2 134 (28.21%) Test Analyst
3 95 (20.00%) Tester
4 56 (11.79%) Automation Tester
4 56 (11.79%) Test Engineer
5 52 (10.95%) Automation Test Analyst
6 44 (9.26%) Test Automation Engineer
7 37 (7.79%) QA Engineer
7 37 (7.79%) Senior Analyst
8 36 (7.58%) Test Manager
9 34 (7.16%) Senior Test Analyst
10 32 (6.74%) QA Analyst
11 31 (6.53%) Consultant
12 29 (6.11%) Test Leader
13 27 (5.68%) Developer
13 27 (5.68%) QA Test Analyst
14 26 (5.47%) Financial Analyst
15 25 (5.26%) Automation Test Lead
15 25 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
16 24 (5.05%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (16.42%) .NET
2 67 (14.11%) HTML
2 67 (14.11%) XML
3 58 (12.21%) SOAP
4 53 (11.16%) CSS
5 49 (10.32%) Web Services
6 48 (10.11%) REST
7 46 (9.68%) Gherkin
8 27 (5.68%) jQuery
9 22 (4.63%) AngularJS
10 21 (4.42%) RESTful
11 20 (4.21%) MSMQ
11 20 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
11 20 (4.21%) WebSphere MQ
12 19 (4.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 18 (3.79%) HTML5
13 18 (3.79%) Node.js
14 17 (3.58%) J2EE
15 13 (2.74%) CSS3
15 13 (2.74%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.84%) Computer Science
2 45 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.11%) Mobile App
4 25 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.79%) Client/Server
5 18 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (3.37%) User Experience
7 15 (3.16%) N-Tier
8 14 (2.95%) Fintech
9 13 (2.74%) iPad
9 13 (2.74%) iPhone
10 12 (2.53%) Equities
11 11 (2.32%) Online Gambling
12 10 (2.11%) Fixed Income
13 8 (1.68%) Driving Licence
14 7 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (1.47%) Mainframe
15 5 (1.05%) iSeries
16 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
16 3 (0.63%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 105 (22.11%) Windows
2 56 (11.79%) Linux
2 56 (11.79%) Unix
3 20 (4.21%) CoreOS
4 18 (3.79%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.16%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.84%) Android
7 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (88.42%) Test Automation
2 272 (57.26%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (35.16%) Test Scripting
4 118 (24.84%) Test Strategy
5 112 (23.58%) Software Testing
6 101 (21.26%) SDLC
7 99 (20.84%) Functional Testing
8 98 (20.63%) BDD
9 89 (18.74%) Regression Testing
10 88 (18.53%) TDD
11 83 (17.47%) Test Management
12 82 (17.26%) Manual Testing
13 75 (15.79%) Performance Testing
14 74 (15.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 73 (15.37%) Scrum
16 69 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
17 63 (13.26%) Non-Functional Testing
18 61 (12.84%) Scenario Testing
19 59 (12.42%) Defect Management
19 59 (12.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 165 (34.74%) SQL
2 140 (29.47%) Java
3 130 (27.37%) C#
4 70 (14.74%) JavaScript
5 66 (13.89%) Python
6 48 (10.11%) VBScript
7 32 (6.74%) Ruby
8 31 (6.53%) C++
8 31 (6.53%) Groovy
9 30 (6.32%) Bash Shell
10 22 (4.63%) C
11 20 (4.21%) Scala
12 17 (3.58%) VB
13 15 (3.16%) PowerShell
14 13 (2.74%) Jython
15 11 (2.32%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.68%) Perl
16 8 (1.68%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.05%) Delphi
17 5 (1.05%) RPG
Qualifications
1 145 (30.53%) ISTQB
2 122 (25.68%) Degree
3 121 (25.47%) ISEB
4 35 (7.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (6.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 20 (4.21%) Security Cleared
7 11 (2.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 11 (2.32%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (1.68%) SAP Certification
10 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.42%) HP AIS
12 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.21%) MySQL Certification
13 1 (0.21%) OCP
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (43.37%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (12.84%) Docker
2 4 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 101 (21.26%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (5.47%) Puppet
4 24 (5.05%) CA Service Virtualization
5 22 (4.63%) Nagios
6 20 (4.21%) Ansible
6 20 (4.21%) Graphite
7 15 (3.16%) Kubernetes
8 11 (2.32%) Marathon
8 11 (2.32%) Mesos
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.21%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 187 (39.37%) HP
2 56 (11.79%) Microsoft
3 51 (10.74%) Oracle
4 28 (5.89%) SAP
5 25 (5.26%) CA
6 24 (5.05%) Google
7 21 (4.42%) AppDynamics
8 20 (4.21%) IBM
9 16 (3.37%) Dynatrace
9 16 (3.37%) New Relic
10 13 (2.74%) Adobe
11 11 (2.32%) XebiaLabs
12 8 (1.68%) Cognizant
13 7 (1.47%) SaltStack
14 6 (1.26%) CA Agile Central
14 6 (1.26%) Capita
14 6 (1.26%) Citrix
14 6 (1.26%) Red Hat
15 5 (1.05%) VMware
16 4 (0.84%) webMethods