Period
to 24 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 482 463 412
Rank change year-on-year -19 -51 +24
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 40 85 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.28% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 1.29% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 29 78 104
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,875
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.32% +3.67%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £76,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +17.28%

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 5,578 6,576 5,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.23% 21.67% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4,648 5,693 4,797
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing HP UFT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in the South East

HP UFT
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in the South East

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for HP UFT in the South East

HP UFT
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 May 2019. 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
Thames Valley +28 16 £45,000 +16.88%
Surrey +13 12 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Berkshire +24 8 £41,250 +55.66%
Buckinghamshire +16 7 £45,000 +50.00%
Kent +16 5 £32,500 -
Hampshire +9 4 £32,500 -35.00%
East Sussex +9 3 £57,500 -26.28%
Oxfordshire +31 1 - -
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, IT jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 32 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 20 (50.00%) Selenium
3 17 (42.50%) SQL
4 16 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 15 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 15 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (37.50%) Functional Testing
6 12 (30.00%) HP
7 11 (27.50%) Oracle
7 11 (27.50%) JIRA
8 10 (25.00%) QA
8 10 (25.00%) ISEB
9 8 (20.00%) Test Management
9 8 (20.00%) Confluence
9 8 (20.00%) Microservices
10 7 (17.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (17.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 7 (17.50%) SDLC
10 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
10 7 (17.50%) Virtual Team
10 7 (17.50%) Load Testing
10 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
10 7 (17.50%) BDD
10 7 (17.50%) Manual Testing
10 7 (17.50%) Unix
10 7 (17.50%) C#
10 7 (17.50%) TDD
10 7 (17.50%) Finance

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.00%) Confluence
2 4 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 4 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (10.00%) AWS CloudTrail
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (5.00%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (10.00%) Big Data
1 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (50.00%) Selenium
2 11 (27.50%) JIRA
3 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
4 6 (15.00%) TestRail
5 5 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 5 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (7.50%) JUnit
7 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.00%) Maven
8 2 (5.00%) Ranorex
8 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
8 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
8 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
9 1 (2.50%) JMeter
9 1 (2.50%) NUnit
9 1 (2.50%) TestNG
9 1 (2.50%) WinRunner
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Analyst
2 13 (32.50%) Test Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Tester
4 10 (25.00%) Test Manager
5 7 (17.50%) Automation Tester
6 6 (15.00%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Test Automation Manager
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) Software Tester
8 4 (10.00%) Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Payments Analyst
9 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
9 3 (7.50%) QA Tester
9 3 (7.50%) Quality Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
10 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) Senior QA Engineer
10 2 (5.00%) Software QA Tester
11 1 (2.50%) Junior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
1 6 (15.00%) Node.js
1 6 (15.00%) SOAP
1 6 (15.00%) XML
2 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (10.00%) JSON
2 4 (10.00%) Kafka
2 4 (10.00%) REST
2 4 (10.00%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) Gherkin
4 2 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Virtual Team
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Unix
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Functional Testing
2 15 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 15 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 15 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 8 (20.00%) Microservices
3 8 (20.00%) Test Management
4 7 (17.50%) BDD
4 7 (17.50%) Load Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Manual Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 7 (17.50%) SDLC
4 7 (17.50%) TDD
4 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
5 6 (15.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) C#
3 6 (15.00%) Java
3 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) Python
5 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.00%) Scala
5 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) ISEB
2 7 (17.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (15.00%) Degree
3 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.00%) HND
5 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (12.50%) HP ALM
3 4 (10.00%) Ansible
3 4 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (10.00%) Puppet
3 4 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) HP
2 11 (27.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Perforce
3 2 (5.00%) SAP