Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 116 139
Rank change year-on-year +18 +23 +8
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 10 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.75% 0.76% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.83% 4.61% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 9
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £50,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% +38.89% +33.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £46,250 £32,900
90th Percentile £43,750 £52,500 £36,500
South East median annual salary £38,875 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -18.16% +18.75% -

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 Kent with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 207 282 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.61% 16.51% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 174 244 473
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £47,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.29% +18.44% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,875 £27,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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
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 6 months to 21 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
Chatham - 9 £32,500 -
HP UFT
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Kent region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 9 (90.00%) System Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Process Improvement
2 9 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Integration Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (90.00%) HP
2 9 (90.00%) ISEB
2 9 (90.00%) Regression Testing
2 9 (90.00%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (90.00%) SDLC
2 9 (90.00%) Smoke Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) JMeter
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow

HP UFT
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Appium
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 9 (90.00%) Integration Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Process Improvement
2 9 (90.00%) Regression Testing
2 9 (90.00%) SDLC
2 9 (90.00%) Smoke Testing
2 9 (90.00%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (90.00%) System Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft