Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 441 408 414
Rank change year-on-year -33 +6 -133
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 111 184 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.52% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.79% 2.98% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 99 165 222
South East median annual salary £38,750 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.42% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £32,500 £30,125
90th Percentile £54,000 £81,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%

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 6206 6184 7433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.42% 17.58% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5384 5463 6438
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,800 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +55 47 £41,500 -7.78% 1
Berkshire +60 34 £40,000 -30.43%
Hampshire -32 25 £38,750 -3.13% 1
West Sussex - 18 £41,875 -
Buckinghamshire +12 12 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Kent +15 10 £32,500 -33.33%
Surrey -33 10 £37,000 -26.00%
Oxfordshire +8 1 £50,000 +81.82%
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 109 (98.20%) Test Automation
2 92 (82.88%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (57.66%) Selenium
4 61 (54.95%) Test Scripting
5 60 (54.05%) HP
6 55 (49.55%) C#
7 51 (45.95%) SQL
8 47 (42.34%) HP Quality Center
9 45 (40.54%) Windows
9 45 (40.54%) ISTQB
10 43 (38.74%) WebDriver
11 39 (35.14%) Test Management
11 39 (35.14%) Unit Testing
11 39 (35.14%) QA
11 39 (35.14%) ISEB
12 38 (34.23%) Software Testing
12 38 (34.23%) Manual Testing
13 35 (31.53%) Degree
13 35 (31.53%) Test Strategy
14 34 (30.63%) Functional Testing
14 34 (30.63%) SoapUI
14 34 (30.63%) LoadRunner
15 32 (28.83%) User Acceptance Testing
16 30 (27.03%) Scrum
17 29 (26.13%) JMeter
18 28 (25.23%) Java
19 26 (23.42%) SDLC
20 25 (22.52%) BDD
21 24 (21.62%) SOAP
22 22 (19.82%) Mentoring

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 13 (11.71%) CMS
2 2 (1.80%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (9.01%) SAP ERP
2 9 (8.11%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.90%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.70%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) NGN
2 1 (0.90%) HTTP
2 1 (0.90%) SSL
2 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) Relational Database
1 9 (8.11%) SQLPlus
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.90%) DB2
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 64 (57.66%) Selenium
2 43 (38.74%) WebDriver
3 34 (30.63%) LoadRunner
3 34 (30.63%) SoapUI
4 29 (26.13%) JMeter
5 21 (18.92%) JUnit
6 19 (17.12%) TestNG
7 18 (16.22%) SpecFlow
8 13 (11.71%) MSTest
8 13 (11.71%) NUnit
9 9 (8.11%) eggPlant
9 9 (8.11%) LoadUI
9 9 (8.11%) Toad
9 9 (8.11%) Visual Studio
10 6 (5.41%) Cucumber
10 6 (5.41%) Git (software)
10 6 (5.41%) JIRA
10 6 (5.41%) Subversion
11 5 (4.50%) Eclipse
11 5 (4.50%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (13.51%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Publishing
3 7 (6.31%) Retail
4 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.70%) Banking
5 3 (2.70%) Games
6 2 (1.80%) Automotive
6 2 (1.80%) Billing
Job Titles
1 37 (33.33%) Analyst
2 35 (31.53%) Test Analyst
3 31 (27.93%) Test Automation Engineer
4 21 (18.92%) Test Engineer
5 13 (11.71%) Developer
5 13 (11.71%) Software Developer
5 13 (11.71%) Tester
6 12 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (9.91%) Senior Test Analyst
8 10 (9.01%) SAP Analyst
8 10 (9.01%) SAP Test Analyst
8 10 (9.01%) Senior Tester
8 10 (9.01%) Testing Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) QA Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
11 4 (3.60%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.60%) Head of Testing
12 3 (2.70%) Senior QA Analyst
12 3 (2.70%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.62%) SOAP
2 16 (14.41%) HTML
2 16 (14.41%) Web Services
3 12 (10.81%) CSS
4 10 (9.01%) XML
5 8 (7.21%) DOM
5 8 (7.21%) REST
6 5 (4.50%) Gherkin
7 4 (3.60%) .NET
8 3 (2.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.41%) Client/Server
3 15 (13.51%) N-Tier
4 13 (11.71%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.50%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.54%) Windows
2 1 (0.90%) Android
2 1 (0.90%) Linux
2 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (98.20%) Test Automation
2 92 (82.88%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (54.95%) Test Scripting
4 39 (35.14%) Test Management
4 39 (35.14%) Unit Testing
5 38 (34.23%) Manual Testing
5 38 (34.23%) Software Testing
6 35 (31.53%) Test Strategy
7 34 (30.63%) Functional Testing
8 32 (28.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 30 (27.03%) Scrum
10 26 (23.42%) SDLC
11 25 (22.52%) BDD
12 22 (19.82%) Mentoring
13 19 (17.12%) Regression Testing
13 19 (17.12%) Scenario Testing
14 18 (16.22%) Mathematics
14 18 (16.22%) System Integration Testing
15 17 (15.32%) Performance Testing
15 17 (15.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (49.55%) C#
2 51 (45.95%) SQL
3 28 (25.23%) Java
4 13 (11.71%) VBScript
5 10 (9.01%) C
5 10 (9.01%) Python
6 9 (8.11%) VB
7 8 (7.21%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.80%) C++
10 1 (0.90%) COBOL
10 1 (0.90%) REXX
10 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (40.54%) ISTQB
2 39 (35.14%) ISEB
3 35 (31.53%) Degree
4 12 (10.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
6 9 (8.11%) DV Cleared
6 9 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (8.11%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.80%) HP AIS
7 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.90%) MCP
8 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.90%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (35.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 47 (42.34%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.90%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 60 (54.05%) HP
2 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.91%) SAP
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle
4 2 (1.80%) Telerik
5 1 (0.90%) IBM
5 1 (0.90%) Infor
5 1 (0.90%) JDA
5 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.90%) RedPrairie