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 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 80 92
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 2 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.30% 0.73% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.61% 3.80% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 6
Kent median annual salary £31,250 £50,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% +73.91%  
10th Percentile £27,875 £43,500 £24,375
90th Percentile £33,625 £52,500 £38,750
South East median annual salary £38,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.88% +12.50%  

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 124 184 271
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 18.42% 19.09% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 211 335 664
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -10.00%  
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £63,750 £56,250
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 3 months to 29 June 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 - 2 £31,250 -
HP UFT
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 14 (82.35%) Test Strategy
3 12 (70.59%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (70.59%) HP
4 10 (58.82%) SDLC
5 9 (52.94%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (52.94%) Regression Testing
6 8 (47.06%) ISEB
6 8 (47.06%) SQL
6 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
7 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
7 7 (41.18%) Functional Testing
8 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
8 6 (35.29%) Selenium
8 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
8 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
9 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (29.41%) System Testing
9 5 (29.41%) Process Improvement
10 4 (23.53%) Line Management
10 4 (23.53%) QA
10 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 4 (23.53%) Finance
11 3 (17.65%) VBScript
11 3 (17.65%) VB
11 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
11 3 (17.65%) Java
11 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
11 3 (17.65%) JIRA

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Test Analyst
3 7 (41.18%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) QC Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
7 2 (11.76%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Head of Test
7 2 (11.76%) Head of Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Junior Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 14 (82.35%) Test Strategy
3 10 (58.82%) SDLC
4 9 (52.94%) Regression Testing
4 9 (52.94%) System Integration Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
6 7 (41.18%) Functional Testing
6 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
7 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Process Improvement
8 5 (29.41%) System Testing
8 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (23.53%) Line Management
10 3 (17.65%) People Management
10 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
10 3 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (17.65%) Test Management
10 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) VB
2 3 (17.65%) VBScript
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) ISEB
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft