Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 285 261 202
Rank change year-on-year -24 -59 +56
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 9 18 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.11% 0.24% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.49% 1.04% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 61
Manchester median annual salary £41,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.33% - -31.82%
10th Percentile £31,375 £30,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £52,500
North West median annual salary £38,750 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +17.42% -12.00% +15.38%

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1854 1732 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.25% 23.09% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1529 1564 1336
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Stockport - 3 £35,000 -
HP UFT
North West

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

1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) FitNesse
5 3 (33.33%) Test Management
5 3 (33.33%) User Stories
5 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Scenario Testing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) FitNesse
5 2 (22.22%) Jasmine
5 2 (22.22%) JUnit
5 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) TestNG
5 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Tester
2 5 (55.56%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Velocity
2 2 (22.22%) WSDL
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Test Management
5 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 3 (33.33%) User Stories
6 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (22.22%) ATDD
6 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 2 (22.22%) SEO
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle