Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 821 823 768
Rank change year-on-year +2 -55 -60
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 199 309 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.84% 1.05% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 159 226 352
England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £33,772 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,133 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.68% +15.85% -

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 23,721 29,417 33,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.24% 19.82% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19,053 23,882 28,031
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,340 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.28% +0.68% +5.26%

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 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
London -21 59 £57,500 -11.54% 2
South East +19 50 £57,500 +27.78% 5
North of England +47 46 £40,000 +3.90% 6
Midlands +55 28 £42,500 +18.88% 2
North West +41 25 £37,500 -2.60% 2
West Midlands +57 24 £40,000 +6.67%
South West +13 14 £57,500 -2.13% 1
Yorkshire +24 13 £42,500 -11.12% 2
North East +25 8 £30,000 -19.62% 2
East Midlands +13 3 £45,000 +32.35% 2
East of England +41 2 £57,500 +27.78% 1
HP UFT
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 England region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 174 (87.44%) Test Automation
2 141 (70.85%) Selenium
3 124 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (50.25%) QA
5 82 (41.21%) JIRA
6 78 (39.20%) Cucumber
7 71 (35.68%) Finance
8 69 (34.67%) Java
9 68 (34.17%) SQL
9 68 (34.17%) Jenkins
10 63 (31.66%) SDLC
11 58 (29.15%) Test Strategy
12 57 (28.64%) Software Testing
13 55 (27.64%) DevOps
14 52 (26.13%) Test Scripting
15 51 (25.63%) ISTQB
16 50 (25.13%) Python
16 50 (25.13%) ISEB
17 47 (23.62%) SoapUI
18 45 (22.61%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (21.61%) Regression Testing
20 42 (21.11%) C#
20 42 (21.11%) Git (software)
21 35 (17.59%) User Acceptance Testing
22 34 (17.09%) TDD
22 34 (17.09%) Linux
22 34 (17.09%) Scenario Testing
23 33 (16.58%) Banking
23 33 (16.58%) Manual Testing
24 32 (16.08%) VBScript

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 19 (9.55%) Confluence
2 5 (2.51%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.01%) CICS
3 4 (2.01%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.50%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.01%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.57%) AWS
2 25 (12.56%) Azure
3 13 (6.53%) CloudBees
3 13 (6.53%) GCP
4 7 (3.52%) BlazeMeter
4 7 (3.52%) SaaS
4 7 (3.52%) Sauce Labs
5 3 (1.51%) Tricentis Tosca
6 2 (1.01%) BrowserStack
6 2 (1.01%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.53%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.01%) BIG-IP
2 2 (1.01%) Telnet
2 2 (1.01%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.55%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.52%) SQLPlus
4 8 (4.02%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.52%) Big Data
6 6 (3.02%) DB2
7 5 (2.51%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.51%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.51%) Data Lake
7 5 (2.51%) DataStage
7 5 (2.51%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.01%) MySQL
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 141 (70.85%) Selenium
2 82 (41.21%) JIRA
3 78 (39.20%) Cucumber
4 68 (34.17%) Jenkins
5 47 (23.62%) SoapUI
6 42 (21.11%) Git (software)
7 32 (16.08%) JMeter
8 29 (14.57%) LoadRunner
9 28 (14.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (14.07%) TeamCity
10 27 (13.57%) Subversion
11 24 (12.06%) Postman
12 17 (8.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (8.04%) SpecFlow
14 15 (7.54%) Bugzilla
14 15 (7.54%) JUnit
15 14 (7.04%) FitNesse
15 14 (7.04%) Gatling
16 13 (6.53%) GoCD
16 13 (6.53%) Travis CI
General
1 71 (35.68%) Finance
2 33 (16.58%) Banking
3 10 (5.03%) Public Sector
3 10 (5.03%) Retail
4 9 (4.52%) Aerospace
4 9 (4.52%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.51%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.01%) Back Office
6 2 (1.01%) Front Office
7 1 (0.50%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (18.59%) Tester
2 36 (18.09%) Test Engineer
3 35 (17.59%) Analyst
4 26 (13.07%) Test Analyst
5 23 (11.56%) Automation Tester
6 20 (10.05%) QA Engineer
7 19 (9.55%) QA Tester
8 17 (8.54%) Consultant
9 15 (7.54%) Automation Test Analyst
10 13 (6.53%) Automation Consultant
10 13 (6.53%) IT Consultant
10 13 (6.53%) Senior Test Engineer
10 13 (6.53%) Test Leader
11 10 (5.03%) Automation Engineer
11 10 (5.03%) QA Analyst
11 10 (5.03%) Test Manager
12 9 (4.52%) Architect
12 9 (4.52%) QA Leader
12 9 (4.52%) Test Architect
12 9 (4.52%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.55%) Gherkin
1 21 (10.55%) Web Services
2 20 (10.05%) XML
3 16 (8.04%) SOAP
4 10 (5.03%) HTML
5 9 (4.52%) DHTML
5 9 (4.52%) WCF
6 8 (4.02%) .NET
6 8 (4.02%) REST
7 7 (3.52%) Velocity
8 6 (3.02%) JSON
9 5 (2.51%) Middleware
9 5 (2.51%) RESTful
10 4 (2.01%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (1.51%) WPF
12 2 (1.01%) ADO
12 2 (1.01%) Jest
12 2 (1.01%) Nightwatchjs
13 1 (0.50%) CSS
13 1 (0.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.53%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.52%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (3.02%) Life Science
5 5 (2.51%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.51%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.01%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (2.01%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.01%) User Experience
7 3 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.01%) Derivative
8 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.01%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.01%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.01%) NHS
9 1 (0.50%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.50%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.50%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.50%) Online Games
9 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.09%) Linux
2 30 (15.08%) Windows
3 18 (9.05%) Unix
4 13 (6.53%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (87.44%) Test Automation
2 124 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (31.66%) SDLC
4 58 (29.15%) Test Strategy
5 57 (28.64%) Software Testing
6 55 (27.64%) DevOps
7 52 (26.13%) Test Scripting
8 45 (22.61%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (21.61%) Regression Testing
10 35 (17.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 34 (17.09%) Scenario Testing
11 34 (17.09%) TDD
12 33 (16.58%) Manual Testing
13 30 (15.08%) Performance Testing
13 30 (15.08%) Test Management
14 29 (14.57%) Functional Testing
15 28 (14.07%) Open Source
16 26 (13.07%) BDD
16 26 (13.07%) Defect Management
17 25 (12.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 69 (34.67%) Java
2 68 (34.17%) SQL
3 50 (25.13%) Python
4 42 (21.11%) C#
5 32 (16.08%) VBScript
6 22 (11.06%) Bash Shell
7 20 (10.05%) PowerShell
8 17 (8.54%) PL/SQL
9 15 (7.54%) JavaScript
10 14 (7.04%) Ruby
11 11 (5.53%) C++
12 9 (4.52%) T-SQL
12 9 (4.52%) VB
13 7 (3.52%) C
13 7 (3.52%) Scala
14 6 (3.02%) Shell Script
15 5 (2.51%) R
16 4 (2.01%) Perl
16 4 (2.01%) PL/1
16 4 (2.01%) REXX
Qualifications
1 51 (25.63%) ISTQB
2 50 (25.13%) ISEB
3 31 (15.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (7.04%) Degree
5 9 (4.52%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.01%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.01%) PMP
7 4 (2.01%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.01%) HND
9 1 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.50%) MCP
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.50%) OCP
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.50%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (50.25%) QA
2 5 (2.51%) PMO
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 21 (10.55%) Docker
2 4 (2.01%) ACF2
2 4 (2.01%) RACF
Systems Management
1 15 (7.54%) HP Quality Center
1 15 (7.54%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (7.54%) Puppet
2 13 (6.53%) Ansible
2 13 (6.53%) Automic
2 13 (6.53%) Graphite
2 13 (6.53%) Nagios
3 11 (5.53%) CA Service Virtualization
4 6 (3.02%) HP ALM
4 6 (3.02%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.01%) nmon
Vendors
1 30 (15.08%) HP
2 24 (12.06%) Microsoft
3 23 (11.56%) Oracle
4 18 (9.05%) CA Agile Central
5 15 (7.54%) Google
6 13 (6.53%) AppDynamics
6 13 (6.53%) CA
6 13 (6.53%) XebiaLabs
7 6 (3.02%) IBM
8 5 (2.51%) Ab Initio
8 5 (2.51%) Green Hat
8 5 (2.51%) Informatica
8 5 (2.51%) Perfecto Mobile
8 5 (2.51%) Teradata
9 4 (2.01%) Tableau
10 3 (1.51%) Micro Focus
11 2 (1.01%) Citrix
11 2 (1.01%) Perforce
11 2 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.01%) VMware