Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 465 456 413
Rank change year-on-year -9 -43 -4
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 70 97 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.31% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.22% 1.53% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 61 89 157
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 £31,250 £27,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.88%

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 5,740 6,321 6,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.57% 20.27% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4,999 5,423 5,259
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £31,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +48 19 £55,000 +46.67% 1
Thames Valley -23 19 £35,000 -17.65% 4
West Sussex -4 16 £45,000 -
Hampshire +14 12 £37,500 -3.23% 1
Berkshire -27 12 £32,500 -20.25% 3
Kent +21 4 £32,000 -1.54% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Oxfordshire +18 3 £87,500 +38.89%
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 65 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 54 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (75.71%) Selenium
4 40 (57.14%) QA
4 40 (57.14%) Finance
5 39 (55.71%) C#
6 34 (48.57%) HP
7 31 (44.29%) SQL
8 30 (42.86%) Software Testing
9 24 (34.29%) ISEB
10 23 (32.86%) JIRA
11 22 (31.43%) Regression Testing
11 22 (31.43%) Functional Testing
12 21 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (28.57%) ISTQB
13 20 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (27.14%) BDD
15 18 (25.71%) WebDriver
15 18 (25.71%) SpecFlow
15 18 (25.71%) Performance Testing
16 17 (24.29%) Scrum
16 17 (24.29%) Acceptance Criteria
17 16 (22.86%) Exploratory Testing
17 16 (22.86%) Confluence
17 16 (22.86%) User Experience
17 16 (22.86%) Cross-Browser Testing
17 16 (22.86%) Requirements Analysis
17 16 (22.86%) Stress Testing
17 16 (22.86%) Kanban

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 16 (22.86%) Confluence
2 6 (8.57%) CMS
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.43%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 53 (75.71%) Selenium
2 23 (32.86%) JIRA
3 18 (25.71%) SpecFlow
3 18 (25.71%) WebDriver
4 7 (10.00%) LoadRunner
5 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 5 (7.14%) InstallShield
6 5 (7.14%) MSI
6 5 (7.14%) Subversion
7 4 (5.71%) Bugzilla
7 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.71%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.29%) Zephyr
9 2 (2.86%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.86%) NUnit
9 2 (2.86%) Protractor
9 2 (2.86%) TestComplete
9 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 40 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (55.71%) Analyst
2 24 (34.29%) Tester
3 23 (32.86%) Test Analyst
4 22 (31.43%) Senior Tester
5 17 (24.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 17 (24.29%) QA Analyst
6 16 (22.86%) Automation Tester
6 16 (22.86%) QA Automation Analyst
6 16 (22.86%) QA Automation Tester
6 16 (22.86%) QA Tester
6 16 (22.86%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (22.86%) Senior Automation Tester
6 16 (22.86%) Senior QA Analyst
6 16 (22.86%) Senior QA Tester
7 14 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
7 14 (20.00%) Developer
7 14 (20.00%) Developer in Test
7 14 (20.00%) Test Automation Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Automation Test Lead
8 6 (8.57%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) Gherkin
2 5 (7.14%) .NET
2 5 (7.14%) HTML
2 5 (7.14%) Software Packaging
3 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.71%) HTML5
3 4 (5.71%) WCF
3 4 (5.71%) WPF
4 3 (4.29%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (2.86%) Web Services
6 1 (1.43%) Ajax
6 1 (1.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) User Experience
2 11 (15.71%) Client/Server
3 6 (8.57%) N-Tier
4 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.71%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.86%) NHS
7 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Android
2 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 54 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 22 (31.43%) Functional Testing
4 22 (31.43%) Regression Testing
5 21 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (27.14%) BDD
8 18 (25.71%) Performance Testing
9 17 (24.29%) Acceptance Criteria
9 17 (24.29%) Scrum
10 16 (22.86%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 16 (22.86%) Exploratory Testing
10 16 (22.86%) Kanban
10 16 (22.86%) Requirements Analysis
10 16 (22.86%) Stress Testing
11 14 (20.00%) Project Planning
11 14 (20.00%) Task Automation
11 14 (20.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 39 (55.71%) C#
2 31 (44.29%) SQL
3 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (2.86%) VBScript
6 1 (1.43%) F#
6 1 (1.43%) Perl
6 1 (1.43%) Python
6 1 (1.43%) Ruby
6 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (34.29%) ISEB
2 20 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.57%) Degree
5 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Firmware
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) HP ALM
2 6 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (48.57%) HP
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.43%) Software AG
4 1 (1.43%) VMware
4 1 (1.43%) webMethods