Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 626 684 624
Rank change year-on-year +58 -60 -19
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 214 166 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.41% 1.12% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 160 103 235
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,650 £36,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,500 £65,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 15219 14844 15910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.26% 19.52% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12159 13004 13467
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in London

HP UFT
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in London

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for HP UFT in London

HP UFT
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the London region over the 6 months to 23 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
Central London +11 13 £47,500 -20.83% 3
South London +6 7 £47,500 -32.14%
West London -1 1 £47,500 -5.00%
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 182 (85.05%) Test Automation
2 167 (78.04%) Selenium
3 115 (53.74%) Finance
4 108 (50.47%) QA
5 85 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (37.38%) SQL
7 66 (30.84%) Java
7 66 (30.84%) Regression Testing
8 64 (29.91%) Banking
9 60 (28.04%) Test Scripting
10 56 (26.17%) Jenkins
11 55 (25.70%) ISTQB
12 54 (25.23%) Docker
13 52 (24.30%) HP
14 51 (23.83%) Degree
15 50 (23.36%) ISEB
16 49 (22.90%) Cucumber
16 49 (22.90%) SDLC
17 47 (21.96%) Continuous Integration
18 44 (20.56%) JIRA
19 43 (20.09%) Performance Testing
20 40 (18.69%) TDD
20 40 (18.69%) Functional Testing
21 39 (18.22%) Subversion
21 39 (18.22%) Unix
22 38 (17.76%) BDD
23 37 (17.29%) Python
24 36 (16.82%) JavaScript
24 36 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
25 35 (16.36%) HTML

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 20 (9.35%) Confluence
2 11 (5.14%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.27%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.80%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.34%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.93%) JBoss
7 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (9.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (6.07%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (3.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (8.41%) CloudBees
3 18 (8.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (5.14%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (1.87%) Slack
6 2 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.93%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.93%) AWS OpsWorks
6 2 (0.93%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.93%) GitHub
6 2 (0.93%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.93%) Route 53
6 2 (0.93%) Serverless
6 2 (0.93%) Tricentis Tosca
6 2 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.40%) Intranet
1 3 (1.40%) VPN
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.47%) RTP
2 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.47%) VoIP
2 1 (0.47%) WinSCP
2 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (8.41%) Oracle ODI
2 18 (8.41%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.54%) Big Data
4 13 (6.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 11 (5.14%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.47%) MySQL
8 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 167 (78.04%) Selenium
2 56 (26.17%) Jenkins
3 49 (22.90%) Cucumber
4 44 (20.56%) JIRA
5 39 (18.22%) Subversion
6 31 (14.49%) TeamCity
7 27 (12.62%) GitLab
7 27 (12.62%) Rational Functional Tester
7 27 (12.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (12.15%) SoapUI
9 25 (11.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 24 (11.21%) Hudson
11 23 (10.75%) Git (software)
12 22 (10.28%) Maven
13 19 (8.88%) Protractor
14 18 (8.41%) ClearCase
14 18 (8.41%) GoCD
14 18 (8.41%) Octopus Deploy
14 18 (8.41%) Vagrant
15 17 (7.94%) WebDriver
General
1 115 (53.74%) Finance
2 64 (29.91%) Banking
3 16 (7.48%) Marketing
4 14 (6.54%) Polish Language
5 13 (6.07%) Games
5 13 (6.07%) Retail
6 12 (5.61%) Financial Institution
6 12 (5.61%) Investment Banking
7 7 (3.27%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.47%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (30.37%) Analyst
2 61 (28.50%) Test Analyst
3 53 (24.77%) Tester
4 37 (17.29%) Automation Tester
5 34 (15.89%) Automation Test Analyst
6 27 (12.62%) QA Analyst
7 26 (12.15%) Financial Analyst
8 25 (11.68%) Banking Analyst
9 24 (11.21%) QA Test Analyst
10 23 (10.75%) Consultant
10 23 (10.75%) SQL Analyst
11 21 (9.81%) QA Automation Analyst
12 20 (9.35%) XML Analyst
13 16 (7.48%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 16 (7.48%) Selenium Tester
14 15 (7.01%) Test Leader
15 14 (6.54%) QA Engineer
16 13 (6.07%) DevOps Consultant
16 13 (6.07%) Technical Tester
16 13 (6.07%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.36%) HTML
2 34 (15.89%) .NET
3 27 (12.62%) XML
4 26 (12.15%) REST
5 25 (11.68%) CSS
6 21 (9.81%) Gherkin
7 20 (9.35%) AngularJS
7 20 (9.35%) MSMQ
7 20 (9.35%) RabbitMQ
7 20 (9.35%) RESTful
7 20 (9.35%) WebSphere MQ
8 18 (8.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 16 (7.48%) HTML5
10 14 (6.54%) jQuery
11 13 (6.07%) Node.js
11 13 (6.07%) XHTML
12 11 (5.14%) Apache Cordova
12 11 (5.14%) CSS3
12 11 (5.14%) Ionic Framework
12 11 (5.14%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.62%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.94%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.94%) Mobile App
3 13 (6.07%) User Experience
4 11 (5.14%) Fintech
4 11 (5.14%) iPad
4 11 (5.14%) iPhone
4 11 (5.14%) Online Gambling
5 9 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.21%) Equities
6 8 (3.74%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.34%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.40%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.40%) Robotics
10 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.93%) Wiki
11 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.47%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.22%) Unix
2 30 (14.02%) Linux
3 18 (8.41%) CoreOS
3 18 (8.41%) Windows
4 13 (6.07%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.93%) Android
5 2 (0.93%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (85.05%) Test Automation
2 85 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (30.84%) Regression Testing
4 60 (28.04%) Test Scripting
5 49 (22.90%) SDLC
6 47 (21.96%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (20.09%) Performance Testing
8 40 (18.69%) Functional Testing
8 40 (18.69%) TDD
9 38 (17.76%) BDD
10 34 (15.89%) Software Testing
11 33 (15.42%) Manual Testing
12 32 (14.95%) Analytics
12 32 (14.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 32 (14.95%) Non-Functional Testing
13 31 (14.49%) Scrum
14 30 (14.02%) DevOps
14 30 (14.02%) Test Planning
15 29 (13.55%) Test Strategy
16 28 (13.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (37.38%) SQL
2 66 (30.84%) Java
3 37 (17.29%) Python
4 36 (16.82%) JavaScript
5 34 (15.89%) C#
6 29 (13.55%) Bash Shell
7 16 (7.48%) VBScript
8 14 (6.54%) PowerShell
9 12 (5.61%) Ruby
9 12 (5.61%) Scala
10 11 (5.14%) C++
11 10 (4.67%) VB.NET
12 8 (3.74%) Groovy
13 6 (2.80%) Perl
14 4 (1.87%) C
15 3 (1.40%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.40%) VB
15 3 (1.40%) VC++
16 2 (0.93%) COBOL
16 2 (0.93%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 55 (25.70%) ISTQB
2 51 (23.83%) Degree
3 50 (23.36%) ISEB
4 16 (7.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (5.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (3.74%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.74%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (1.40%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.47%) MySQL Certification
10 1 (0.47%) OCP
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (50.47%) QA
System Software
1 54 (25.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
1 24 (11.21%) Puppet
2 20 (9.35%) Nagios
3 18 (8.41%) Ansible
3 18 (8.41%) Graphite
4 15 (7.01%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (6.54%) Kubernetes
6 11 (5.14%) Marathon
6 11 (5.14%) Mesos
7 9 (4.21%) CA Service Virtualization
8 3 (1.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 52 (24.30%) HP
2 35 (16.36%) Oracle
3 31 (14.49%) Microsoft
4 22 (10.28%) Google
5 18 (8.41%) AppDynamics
6 14 (6.54%) Dynatrace
6 14 (6.54%) New Relic
7 12 (5.61%) IBM
7 12 (5.61%) SAP
8 11 (5.14%) Adobe
9 10 (4.67%) CA
9 10 (4.67%) XebiaLabs
10 6 (2.80%) CA Agile Central
10 6 (2.80%) Citrix
10 6 (2.80%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.87%) Capita
11 4 (1.87%) Micro Focus
12 3 (1.40%) Blue Prism
13 2 (0.93%) Perfecto Mobile
13 2 (0.93%) Splunk