The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 134 153 138
Rank change year-on-year +19 -15  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 4 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.34% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 2.16% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 17
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,246 £42,200 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% -11.87%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 454 462 430
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.57% 15.76% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 255 301 268
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in Scotland

HP UFT
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Edinburgh -2 3 £34,000 -2.85%
Glasgow +18 1 £33,500 - 1
HP UFT
UK

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 12 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Defect Management
3 10 (62.50%) SpecFlow
3 10 (62.50%) Gherkin
3 10 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) QA
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) FitNesse
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Smartphone
6 3 (18.75%) JUnit
6 3 (18.75%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) Appium
7 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Coaching
8 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
8 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
8 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
8 1 (6.25%) ETL
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle
8 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
8 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (62.50%) SpecFlow
3 4 (25.00%) FitNesse
4 3 (18.75%) Appium
4 3 (18.75%) JUnit
5 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
1 10 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Junior
3 3 (18.75%) Junior Software Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Junior Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Defect Management
1 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 10 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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