Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 458 432 427
Rank change year-on-year -26 -5 -3
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 78 115 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.26% 1.95% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 68 99 159
South East median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% -18.42% +18.75%
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,750 £31,850
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%

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 6,172 5,894 6,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.19% 20.35% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5,404 5,137 5,540
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,575 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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
Surrey +38 25 £55,000 +37.50% 3
West Sussex +3 22 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Hampshire -31 17 £40,000 +3.23%
Thames Valley -36 13 £33,750 -15.63% 4
Berkshire -27 10 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £35,000 -50.00% 1
Kent +5 1 £32,500 -
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 74 (94.87%) Test Automation
2 65 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (82.05%) Selenium
4 50 (64.10%) Finance
5 47 (60.26%) C#
5 47 (60.26%) QA
6 38 (48.72%) SQL
7 37 (47.44%) HP
8 32 (41.03%) Software Testing
9 31 (39.74%) Regression Testing
10 29 (37.18%) ISEB
10 29 (37.18%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (34.62%) JIRA
12 26 (33.33%) ISTQB
12 26 (33.33%) Functional Testing
13 25 (32.05%) WebDriver
14 24 (30.77%) Scrum
15 23 (29.49%) Performance Testing
15 23 (29.49%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (28.21%) Kanban
16 22 (28.21%) Stress Testing
16 22 (28.21%) Requirements Analysis
16 22 (28.21%) Confluence
16 22 (28.21%) SpecFlow
16 22 (28.21%) User Experience
16 22 (28.21%) Cross-Browser Testing
16 22 (28.21%) Exploratory Testing
16 22 (28.21%) Acceptance Criteria
17 21 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
18 18 (23.08%) Gherkin

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 22 (28.21%) Confluence
2 6 (7.69%) CMS
3 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.28%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) DB2
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 64 (82.05%) Selenium
2 27 (34.62%) JIRA
3 25 (32.05%) WebDriver
4 22 (28.21%) SpecFlow
5 10 (12.82%) Jenkins
6 8 (10.26%) LoadRunner
7 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (6.41%) Bugzilla
8 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
8 5 (6.41%) Subversion
8 5 (6.41%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.85%) InstallShield
9 3 (3.85%) MSI
9 3 (3.85%) NUnit
9 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.56%) JMeter
10 2 (2.56%) JUnit
11 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (1.28%) TestComplete
11 1 (1.28%) Toad
General
1 50 (64.10%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (58.97%) Analyst
2 31 (39.74%) Tester
3 28 (35.90%) Senior Tester
4 24 (30.77%) Test Analyst
5 22 (28.21%) Automation Tester
5 22 (28.21%) QA Analyst
5 22 (28.21%) QA Automation Analyst
5 22 (28.21%) QA Automation Tester
5 22 (28.21%) QA Tester
5 22 (28.21%) Senior Analyst
5 22 (28.21%) Senior Automation Tester
5 22 (28.21%) Senior QA Analyst
5 22 (28.21%) Senior QA Tester
6 21 (26.92%) Automation Test Analyst
7 17 (21.79%) Analyst Developer
7 17 (21.79%) Developer
7 17 (21.79%) Developer in Test
7 17 (21.79%) Test Automation Developer
8 10 (12.82%) Test Engineer
9 7 (8.97%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) Gherkin
2 6 (7.69%) .NET
3 5 (6.41%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.41%) HTML
3 5 (6.41%) HTML5
3 5 (6.41%) SAP Fiori
3 5 (6.41%) WCF
3 5 (6.41%) WPF
4 3 (3.85%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.21%) User Experience
2 9 (11.54%) Client/Server
3 8 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.69%) N-Tier
5 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.85%) NHS
7 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.10%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (94.87%) Test Automation
2 65 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (41.03%) Software Testing
4 31 (39.74%) Regression Testing
5 29 (37.18%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (33.33%) Functional Testing
7 24 (30.77%) Scrum
8 23 (29.49%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (29.49%) Performance Testing
9 22 (28.21%) Acceptance Criteria
9 22 (28.21%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 22 (28.21%) Exploratory Testing
9 22 (28.21%) Kanban
9 22 (28.21%) Requirements Analysis
9 22 (28.21%) Stress Testing
10 21 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (23.08%) BDD
12 17 (21.79%) Project Planning
12 17 (21.79%) Task Automation
13 12 (15.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 47 (60.26%) C#
2 38 (48.72%) SQL
3 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.26%) Java
5 4 (5.13%) Perl
5 4 (5.13%) Python
5 4 (5.13%) Ruby
6 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.28%) F#
6 1 (1.28%) VB
6 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (37.18%) ISEB
2 26 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 7 (8.97%) Degree
5 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.56%) PMP
8 1 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (60.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Firmware
2 1 (1.28%) ACF2
2 1 (1.28%) RACF
2 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) HP ALM
2 7 (8.97%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (47.44%) HP
2 10 (12.82%) Oracle
3 7 (8.97%) SAP
4 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.28%) Software AG
5 1 (1.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.28%) webMethods