Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 465 406 415
Rank change year-on-year -59 +9 -102
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 87 158 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.50% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.34% 2.83% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 80 128 212
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £31,375
90th Percentile £76,000 £57,875 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 6,493 5,577 7,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.76% 17.80% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5,593 4,824 6,437
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £64,700 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Thames Valley +44 44 £42,750 -22.27% 4
Berkshire +31 23 £41,500 -36.15% 3
Surrey -18 13 £41,250 -17.50% 6
Buckinghamshire +16 11 £41,500 -7.26%
Oxfordshire -14 10 £76,000 - 1
Kent -2 9 £32,500 -31.58% 1
Hampshire -66 8 £38,750 +4.73% 2
West Sussex -10 7 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Middlesex - 1 £40,000 -
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 81 (93.10%) Test Automation
2 73 (83.91%) Selenium
3 62 (71.26%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (58.62%) C#
5 48 (55.17%) QA
6 41 (47.13%) HP
7 31 (35.63%) SQL
8 28 (32.18%) ISEB
8 28 (32.18%) Test Strategy
9 26 (29.89%) Java
9 26 (29.89%) Scrum
9 26 (29.89%) ISTQB
10 25 (28.74%) WebDriver
11 24 (27.59%) Test Scripting
12 23 (26.44%) JIRA
12 23 (26.44%) HP Quality Center
13 22 (25.29%) SoapUI
14 21 (24.14%) BDD
14 21 (24.14%) Degree
15 20 (22.99%) TDD
16 19 (21.84%) Software Testing
16 19 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
17 18 (20.69%) LoadRunner
17 18 (20.69%) Process Improvement
18 17 (19.54%) Confluence
18 17 (19.54%) Cucumber
18 17 (19.54%) Exploratory Testing
19 16 (18.39%) Regression Testing
19 16 (18.39%) JMeter
19 16 (18.39%) JavaScript

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 17 (19.54%) Confluence
2 5 (5.75%) CMS
3 4 (4.60%) Apache Pig
3 4 (4.60%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.60%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Network Security
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) Big Data
2 6 (6.90%) MySQL
3 4 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.60%) Apache Hive
3 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 73 (83.91%) Selenium
2 25 (28.74%) WebDriver
3 23 (26.44%) JIRA
4 22 (25.29%) SoapUI
5 18 (20.69%) LoadRunner
6 17 (19.54%) Cucumber
7 16 (18.39%) JMeter
8 13 (14.94%) Zephyr
9 12 (13.79%) SpecFlow
10 8 (9.20%) Jenkins
11 6 (6.90%) Eclipse
11 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
11 6 (6.90%) NUnit
12 5 (5.75%) JUnit
12 5 (5.75%) MSTest
12 5 (5.75%) Selenium IDE
13 4 (4.60%) Subversion
13 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio Team System
14 3 (3.45%) Maven
14 3 (3.45%) TestNG
General
1 11 (12.64%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Billing
2 4 (4.60%) Marketing
2 4 (4.60%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (66.67%) Analyst
2 56 (64.37%) Test Analyst
3 34 (39.08%) Automation Test Analyst
4 21 (24.14%) QA Analyst
4 21 (24.14%) Senior Analyst
4 21 (24.14%) Tester
5 20 (22.99%) QA Test Analyst
5 20 (22.99%) Senior Test Analyst
6 17 (19.54%) Automation Tester
7 15 (17.24%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 13 (14.94%) QA Automation Analyst
9 12 (13.79%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
10 10 (11.49%) Agile Test Analyst
10 10 (11.49%) Principal Test Analyst
11 8 (9.20%) Developer
11 8 (9.20%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 8 (9.20%) Selenium Tester
11 8 (9.20%) Senior Automation Tester
11 8 (9.20%) Senior Tester
12 7 (8.05%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) Gherkin
1 13 (14.94%) Web Services
2 10 (11.49%) .NET
2 10 (11.49%) HTML
3 6 (6.90%) SOAP
4 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.60%) Node.js
4 4 (4.60%) React
4 4 (4.60%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 2 (2.30%) CSS
5 2 (2.30%) REST
6 1 (1.15%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) User Experience
2 8 (9.20%) Client/Server
2 8 (9.20%) N-Tier
3 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Windows
2 10 (11.49%) Linux
3 5 (5.75%) Android
4 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (93.10%) Test Automation
2 62 (71.26%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (32.18%) Test Strategy
4 26 (29.89%) Scrum
5 24 (27.59%) Test Scripting
6 21 (24.14%) BDD
7 20 (22.99%) TDD
8 19 (21.84%) Software Testing
9 18 (20.69%) Process Improvement
10 17 (19.54%) Exploratory Testing
11 16 (18.39%) Performance Testing
11 16 (18.39%) Regression Testing
12 15 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (16.09%) Functional Testing
13 14 (16.09%) System Integration Testing
14 12 (13.79%) Manual Testing
14 12 (13.79%) Unit Testing
15 11 (12.64%) Coaching
15 11 (12.64%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 51 (58.62%) C#
2 31 (35.63%) SQL
3 26 (29.89%) Java
4 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
5 15 (17.24%) C++
6 6 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.60%) Go
7 4 (4.60%) PHP
8 3 (3.45%) VBScript
9 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (32.18%) ISEB
2 26 (29.89%) ISTQB
3 21 (24.14%) Degree
4 3 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.45%) HP AIS
5 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.15%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (55.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (26.44%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (13.79%) HP ALM
3 4 (4.60%) Puppet
4 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.15%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 41 (47.13%) HP
2 10 (11.49%) Micro Focus
3 6 (6.90%) Oracle
4 4 (4.60%) Brocade
4 4 (4.60%) Cisco
4 4 (4.60%) Juniper
4 4 (4.60%) VMware
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.15%) SAP