The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
South East / Kent
Rank 64 99 96
Rank change year-on-year +35 -3  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 16 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.00% 0.70% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.12% 3.11% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 0
Median salary £47,000 £44,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.81% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.63% -11.25%  

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 Kent with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 197 257 235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 24.66% 22.64% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 160 218 195
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,001 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in Kent

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in Kent over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for HP UFT in Kent

HP UFT
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Chatham - 7 £42,000 -
Dover - 4 £50,000 -
Dartford - 2 £52,500 -
Maidstone - 1 - -
HP UFT
South East

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Kent region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 22 (81.48%) HP
2 21 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (77.78%) Test Strategy
3 17 (62.96%) Selenium
3 17 (62.96%) Mentoring
4 15 (55.56%) Software Testing
5 14 (51.85%) Process Improvement
5 14 (51.85%) LoadRunner
5 14 (51.85%) People Management
6 12 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
7 11 (40.74%) ISTQB
7 11 (40.74%) JIRA
7 11 (40.74%) Line Management
8 10 (37.04%) Test Planning
8 10 (37.04%) Automation Testing
8 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (37.04%) Test Management
9 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 9 (33.33%) Supplier Management
9 9 (33.33%) Project Management
9 9 (33.33%) SQL
9 9 (33.33%) SDLC
10 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing
10 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
10 8 (29.63%) Quality Management
10 8 (29.63%) Degree
10 8 (29.63%) Legal
11 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
11 7 (25.93%) ISEB

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Selenium
2 14 (51.85%) LoadRunner
3 11 (40.74%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (29.63%) Legal
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Test Manager
2 11 (40.74%) Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 8 (29.63%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) QC Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Head of Test
8 2 (7.41%) Head of Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
9 1 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Junior Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) QA Test Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Test Strategy
2 17 (62.96%) Mentoring
3 15 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 14 (51.85%) People Management
4 14 (51.85%) Process Improvement
5 12 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
6 11 (40.74%) Line Management
7 10 (37.04%) Automation Testing
7 10 (37.04%) Test Management
7 10 (37.04%) Test Planning
7 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (33.33%) Project Management
8 9 (33.33%) SDLC
8 9 (33.33%) Supplier Management
8 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
9 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing
9 8 (29.63%) Quality Management
10 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) VB
2 3 (11.11%) VBScript
3 2 (7.41%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) ISTQB
2 8 (29.63%) Degree
3 7 (25.93%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (77.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft