Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 191 189
Rank change year-on-year +68 -2 -43
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 34 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.42% 0.14% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.59% 0.96% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 19
Reading median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -26.32% +22.58%
10th Percentile £34,250 £29,500 £37,250
90th Percentile £45,500 £42,900 £53,750
Berkshire median annual salary £40,750 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -29.13% +35.29% +6.25%

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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 448 523 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.76% 15.01% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 370 439 506
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £69,550 £67,500 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Reading

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 34 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 31 (91.18%) ISTQB
3 26 (76.47%) Selenium
3 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (73.53%) Java
4 25 (73.53%) QA
5 22 (64.71%) Test Scripting
5 22 (64.71%) C#
5 22 (64.71%) Scrum
6 21 (61.76%) LoadRunner
6 21 (61.76%) SQL
6 21 (61.76%) HP
6 21 (61.76%) Degree
6 21 (61.76%) Software Testing
7 20 (58.82%) Test Management
7 20 (58.82%) HP Quality Center
7 20 (58.82%) Functional Testing
8 18 (52.94%) Mentoring
9 17 (50.00%) Test Strategy
9 17 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
10 16 (47.06%) TDD
10 16 (47.06%) Web Services
11 15 (44.12%) BDD
12 13 (38.24%) Unit Testing
12 13 (38.24%) SOAP
13 12 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (35.29%) Performance Testing
13 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
13 12 (35.29%) WebDriver
13 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (26.47%) SAP ERP
1 9 (26.47%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.82%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQLPlus
2 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (76.47%) Selenium
2 21 (61.76%) LoadRunner
3 12 (35.29%) WebDriver
4 9 (26.47%) eggPlant
4 9 (26.47%) JUnit
4 9 (26.47%) LoadUI
4 9 (26.47%) SoapUI
4 9 (26.47%) TestNG
4 9 (26.47%) Toad
5 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
5 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 6 (17.65%) Subversion
6 4 (11.76%) Ranorex
7 3 (8.82%) JBehave
7 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
7 3 (8.82%) JMeter
7 3 (8.82%) Maven
7 3 (8.82%) NetBeans
7 3 (8.82%) RSpec
7 3 (8.82%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (26.47%) Publishing
2 6 (17.65%) Retail
3 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Finance
4 3 (8.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Analyst
2 19 (55.88%) Test Analyst
3 11 (32.35%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (29.41%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (26.47%) SAP Analyst
5 9 (26.47%) SAP Test Analyst
6 8 (23.53%) Senior Tester
6 8 (23.53%) Tester
7 7 (20.59%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (20.59%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) QA Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Senior QA Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Test Automation Specialist
8 3 (8.82%) Test Specialist
9 2 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Senior QA Test Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
10 1 (2.94%) Applications Engineer
10 1 (2.94%) Performance Test Specialist
10 1 (2.94%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) Web Services
2 13 (38.24%) SOAP
3 6 (17.65%) HTML
4 4 (11.76%) .NET
4 4 (11.76%) CSS
5 3 (8.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (64.71%) Scrum
3 22 (64.71%) Test Scripting
4 21 (61.76%) Software Testing
5 20 (58.82%) Functional Testing
5 20 (58.82%) Test Management
6 18 (52.94%) Mentoring
7 17 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
7 17 (50.00%) Test Strategy
8 16 (47.06%) TDD
9 15 (44.12%) BDD
10 13 (38.24%) Unit Testing
11 12 (35.29%) Performance Testing
11 12 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (26.47%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
12 9 (26.47%) Mathematics
12 9 (26.47%) Project Management
12 9 (26.47%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) Java
2 22 (64.71%) C#
3 21 (61.76%) SQL
4 8 (23.53%) C
5 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
5 7 (20.59%) VB
6 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (91.18%) ISTQB
2 21 (61.76%) Degree
3 12 (35.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (29.41%) ISEB
5 8 (23.53%) DV Cleared
5 8 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) MCP
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (73.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (58.82%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) HP
2 9 (26.47%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft