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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 180 172
Rank change year-on-year -29 -8  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 6 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.029% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 0.14% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 11
Median salary £38,750 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.19% +40.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £52,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1015 703 751
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 24.10% 20.06% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 862 619 659
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Salary histogram for HP UFT in Manchester

HP UFT
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 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
Stockport - 2 £35,000 -
HP UFT
North West

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

1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) ISEB
3 6 (54.55%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) FitNesse
4 5 (45.45%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) QA
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
6 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
6 3 (27.27%) RAD
6 3 (27.27%) VBScript
6 3 (27.27%) C++
6 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 3 (27.27%) WebDriver

HP UFT
Co-occurring 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 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
3 5 (45.45%) FitNesse
3 5 (45.45%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
5 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
5 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Tester
2 8 (72.73%) Automation Tester
3 3 (27.27%) QA Automation Tester
3 3 (27.27%) QA Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Software QA Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Software Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
5 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) WSDL
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) SDLC
3 5 (45.45%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
5 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) RAD
5 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) ATDD
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
6 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
6 2 (18.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) VBScript
4 2 (18.18%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle