Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 460 413 446
Rank change year-on-year -47 +33 -43
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 85 138 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.30% 2.34% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 70 121 163
South East median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £35,125 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,000 £56,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 6,535 5,896 6,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.45% 19.70% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5,688 5,207 6,057
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,713 £29,150 £29,150
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
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 21 July 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 21 July 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
West Sussex +3 28 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Surrey +12 22 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Thames Valley -38 17 £63,750 +59.38%
Hampshire -45 14 £60,000 +71.43% 4
Oxfordshire -13 6 £76,000 +52.00%
Berkshire -17 6 £26,500 -33.75%
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £30,000 -57.14%
Kent -2 2 £32,500 -28.96%
East Sussex - 2 £78,000 -
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 80 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 72 (84.71%) Selenium
3 67 (78.82%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (68.24%) QA
5 57 (67.06%) C#
6 49 (57.65%) HP
7 46 (54.12%) Finance
8 45 (52.94%) SQL
9 43 (50.59%) JIRA
10 38 (44.71%) Regression Testing
11 37 (43.53%) Problem-Solving
12 34 (40.00%) Scrum
13 33 (38.82%) Confluence
14 32 (37.65%) Exploratory Testing
15 31 (36.47%) Functional Testing
15 31 (36.47%) WebDriver
16 30 (35.29%) Performance Testing
16 30 (35.29%) User Experience
17 27 (31.76%) Cross-Browser Testing
17 27 (31.76%) Acceptance Criteria
17 27 (31.76%) Requirements Analysis
17 27 (31.76%) Stress Testing
17 27 (31.76%) Kanban
18 26 (30.59%) ISTQB
19 22 (25.88%) ISEB
20 21 (24.71%) Test Scripting
21 19 (22.35%) BDD
21 19 (22.35%) Java
22 18 (21.18%) Continuous Improvement
22 18 (21.18%) Test Strategy

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 33 (38.82%) Confluence
2 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.18%) CICS
4 1 (1.18%) SAS
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.24%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (2.35%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Network Security
2 1 (1.18%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.18%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) Big Data
2 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.35%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.35%) DB2
3 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.18%) MySQL
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 72 (84.71%) Selenium
2 43 (50.59%) JIRA
3 31 (36.47%) WebDriver
4 14 (16.47%) SpecFlow
5 12 (14.12%) Jenkins
5 12 (14.12%) LoadRunner
6 11 (12.94%) Cucumber
7 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
7 9 (10.59%) SoapUI
7 9 (10.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (9.41%) JMeter
9 7 (8.24%) JUnit
10 6 (7.06%) Bugzilla
11 5 (5.88%) Subversion
11 5 (5.88%) TeamCity
11 5 (5.88%) Zephyr
12 2 (2.35%) NUnit
12 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 46 (54.12%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Billing
2 2 (2.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (58.82%) Analyst
2 37 (43.53%) Tester
3 36 (42.35%) Test Analyst
4 32 (37.65%) Automation Tester
5 30 (35.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 30 (35.29%) QA Analyst
6 28 (32.94%) QA Automation Analyst
6 28 (32.94%) QA Tester
7 27 (31.76%) QA Automation Tester
8 25 (29.41%) Senior Analyst
8 25 (29.41%) Senior Automation Tester
8 25 (29.41%) Senior Tester
9 22 (25.88%) Senior QA Analyst
9 22 (25.88%) Senior QA Tester
10 16 (18.82%) QA Test Analyst
11 13 (15.29%) Test Engineer
12 11 (12.94%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
12 11 (12.94%) Senior Test Analyst
13 10 (11.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 9 (10.59%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) Gherkin
2 10 (11.76%) .NET
3 7 (8.24%) HTML
3 7 (8.24%) SAP Fiori
4 5 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.88%) HTML5
4 5 (5.88%) WCF
4 5 (5.88%) Web Services
4 5 (5.88%) WPF
5 4 (4.71%) REST
6 2 (2.35%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.35%) Node.js
6 2 (2.35%) React
6 2 (2.35%) SOAP
6 2 (2.35%) Vue.js
7 1 (1.18%) JSON
7 1 (1.18%) RESTful
7 1 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (35.29%) User Experience
2 9 (10.59%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.06%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.06%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Android
3 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 67 (78.82%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (44.71%) Regression Testing
4 37 (43.53%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (40.00%) Scrum
6 32 (37.65%) Exploratory Testing
7 31 (36.47%) Functional Testing
8 30 (35.29%) Performance Testing
9 27 (31.76%) Acceptance Criteria
9 27 (31.76%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 27 (31.76%) Kanban
9 27 (31.76%) Requirements Analysis
9 27 (31.76%) Stress Testing
10 21 (24.71%) Test Scripting
11 19 (22.35%) BDD
12 18 (21.18%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (21.18%) Test Strategy
13 16 (18.82%) Software Testing
14 12 (14.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 57 (67.06%) C#
2 45 (52.94%) SQL
3 19 (22.35%) Java
4 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.41%) C++
6 5 (5.88%) Perl
6 5 (5.88%) Python
7 4 (4.71%) Ruby
8 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.35%) Go
8 2 (2.35%) PHP
8 2 (2.35%) VB
9 1 (1.18%) C
9 1 (1.18%) COBOL
9 1 (1.18%) F#
9 1 (1.18%) PL/1
9 1 (1.18%) REXX
9 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (30.59%) ISTQB
2 22 (25.88%) ISEB
3 8 (9.41%) Degree
3 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.53%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.53%) PMP
5 1 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (68.24%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Firmware
2 2 (2.35%) ACF2
2 2 (2.35%) Docker
2 2 (2.35%) RACF
3 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) HP ALM
2 4 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (57.65%) HP
2 13 (15.29%) Oracle
3 7 (8.24%) SAP
4 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.88%) Micro Focus
6 3 (3.53%) VMware
7 2 (2.35%) Brocade
7 2 (2.35%) Cisco
7 2 (2.35%) Juniper
8 1 (1.18%) Capita
8 1 (1.18%) IBM
8 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.18%) Software AG
8 1 (1.18%) webMethods