The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 200 170 176
Rank change year-on-year -30 +6  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 5 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.13% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 1.21% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 10
Median salary £33,875 £37,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.66% +27.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £26,700 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £38,800 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,750 £39,500
% change year-on-year +4.89% -9.49%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 953 744 663
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 24.49% 22.42% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 796 640 593
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in Manchester

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 14 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (85.71%) Cucumber
3 11 (78.57%) QA
3 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
3 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (78.57%) Scrum
4 10 (71.43%) SDLC
5 8 (57.14%) ISEB
5 8 (57.14%) Functional Testing
5 8 (57.14%) Degree
6 7 (50.00%) JIRA
6 7 (50.00%) FitNesse
6 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 7 (50.00%) RAD
6 7 (50.00%) Web Services
6 7 (50.00%) Windows
6 7 (50.00%) Process Improvement
6 7 (50.00%) Defect Management
7 5 (35.71%) Java
8 4 (28.57%) PHP
8 4 (28.57%) OO
8 4 (28.57%) C#
8 4 (28.57%) C++
8 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 4 (28.57%) TDD
8 4 (28.57%) QA Automation

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (85.71%) Cucumber
3 7 (50.00%) FitNesse
3 7 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Automation Tester
1 10 (71.43%) Tester
2 7 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 7 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 7 (50.00%) Software QA Tester
2 7 (50.00%) Software Tester
3 4 (28.57%) QA Automation Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) QA Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior QA Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
2 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
3 10 (71.43%) SDLC
4 8 (57.14%) Functional Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Defect Management
5 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Process Improvement
5 7 (50.00%) RAD
5 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) BDD
6 4 (28.57%) DevOps
6 4 (28.57%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) QA Automation
6 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
1 8 (57.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) QA