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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 129 131
Rank change year-on-year +36 +2  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 13 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.00% 0.39% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.63% 2.83% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 11
Median salary £40,000 £62,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +108.33%  
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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 231 247 277
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.81% 13.84% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 199 226 223
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,750 £62,500
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 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 Reading region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 13 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
2 11 (84.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (84.62%) Defect Management
2 11 (84.62%) Scenario Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Test Management
2 11 (84.62%) Test Scripting
2 11 (84.62%) DV Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) Test Strategy
2 11 (84.62%) Functional Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (84.62%) LoadRunner
2 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (84.62%) HP
2 11 (84.62%) C
2 11 (84.62%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (69.23%) VB
3 9 (69.23%) PRINCE2
3 9 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (69.23%) PL/SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) API Testing

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 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) LoadRunner
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) JBehave
2 2 (15.38%) Ranorex
2 2 (15.38%) RSpec
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Games
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Senior Tester
1 11 (84.62%) Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Test Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Ajax
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (84.62%) Defect Management
2 11 (84.62%) Functional Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Scenario Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) Test Management
2 11 (84.62%) Test Scripting
2 11 (84.62%) Test Strategy
3 9 (69.23%) PRINCE2
4 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) API Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Logistics
5 2 (15.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) C
2 11 (84.62%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) PL/SQL
3 9 (69.23%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (84.62%) DV Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) MCP
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft