Period
to 25 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 25 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 439 414 427
Rank change year-on-year -25 +13 -137
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 107 178 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.51% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.71% 2.87% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 96 158 225
South East median annual salary £38,875 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.16% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £51,875 £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 6259 6202 7462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.41% 17.70% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5428 5468 6476
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,175 £29,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £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 25 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 25 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 +50 47 £41,500 -7.78% 2
Berkshire +73 34 £40,750 -29.13% 2
Hampshire -35 23 £38,750 -0.64% 1
West Sussex - 17 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +5 12 £57,500 +27.78%
Surrey -29 10 £37,000 -26.00% 1
Kent +21 9 £32,500 -31.58%
Oxfordshire -8 1 £50,000 +81.82%
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 105 (98.13%) Test Automation
2 90 (84.11%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (59.81%) Selenium
4 58 (54.21%) Test Scripting
5 55 (51.40%) C#
6 54 (50.47%) HP
7 48 (44.86%) SQL
8 45 (42.06%) ISTQB
9 44 (41.12%) Windows
9 44 (41.12%) HP Quality Center
10 42 (39.25%) WebDriver
11 40 (37.38%) QA
12 39 (36.45%) ISEB
12 39 (36.45%) Unit Testing
13 37 (34.58%) Degree
14 36 (33.64%) Software Testing
14 36 (33.64%) Manual Testing
14 36 (33.64%) Test Management
15 33 (30.84%) SoapUI
16 32 (29.91%) LoadRunner
16 32 (29.91%) Scrum
17 31 (28.97%) Test Strategy
17 31 (28.97%) Functional Testing
17 31 (28.97%) User Acceptance Testing
18 28 (26.17%) JMeter
19 27 (25.23%) Java
20 25 (23.36%) BDD
20 25 (23.36%) SDLC
21 23 (21.50%) SOAP
22 21 (19.63%) 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 (12.15%) CMS
2 2 (1.87%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (9.35%) SAP ERP
2 9 (8.41%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.93%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.80%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) NGN
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) SSL
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) SQLPlus
2 7 (6.54%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.93%) DB2
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 64 (59.81%) Selenium
2 42 (39.25%) WebDriver
3 33 (30.84%) SoapUI
4 32 (29.91%) LoadRunner
5 28 (26.17%) JMeter
6 19 (17.76%) JUnit
7 18 (16.82%) SpecFlow
7 18 (16.82%) TestNG
8 13 (12.15%) MSTest
8 13 (12.15%) NUnit
9 9 (8.41%) eggPlant
9 9 (8.41%) LoadUI
9 9 (8.41%) Toad
10 8 (7.48%) Visual Studio
11 6 (5.61%) Cucumber
11 6 (5.61%) Git (software)
11 6 (5.61%) JIRA
11 6 (5.61%) Subversion
12 5 (4.67%) Eclipse
13 4 (3.74%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (14.02%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Publishing
3 7 (6.54%) Retail
4 6 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.80%) Banking
5 3 (2.80%) Games
6 2 (1.87%) Automotive
6 2 (1.87%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (35.51%) Analyst
2 36 (33.64%) Test Analyst
3 29 (27.10%) Test Automation Engineer
4 20 (18.69%) Test Engineer
5 14 (13.08%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (12.15%) Developer
6 13 (12.15%) Senior Test Analyst
6 13 (12.15%) Software Developer
7 11 (10.28%) Tester
8 10 (9.35%) SAP Analyst
8 10 (9.35%) SAP Test Analyst
9 9 (8.41%) Testing Engineer
10 8 (7.48%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (7.48%) Senior Tester
11 7 (6.54%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
12 5 (4.67%) QA Engineer
13 4 (3.74%) Automation Tester
13 4 (3.74%) Head of Testing
14 3 (2.80%) Head of UAT
14 3 (2.80%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.50%) SOAP
2 16 (14.95%) Web Services
3 15 (14.02%) HTML
4 11 (10.28%) CSS
5 9 (8.41%) XML
6 7 (6.54%) DOM
6 7 (6.54%) REST
7 5 (4.67%) .NET
7 5 (4.67%) Gherkin
8 3 (2.80%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.95%) Client/Server
3 15 (14.02%) N-Tier
4 13 (12.15%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.61%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.67%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 44 (41.12%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) Android
2 1 (0.93%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (98.13%) Test Automation
2 90 (84.11%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (54.21%) Test Scripting
4 39 (36.45%) Unit Testing
5 36 (33.64%) Manual Testing
5 36 (33.64%) Software Testing
5 36 (33.64%) Test Management
6 32 (29.91%) Scrum
7 31 (28.97%) Functional Testing
7 31 (28.97%) Test Strategy
7 31 (28.97%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (23.36%) BDD
8 25 (23.36%) SDLC
9 21 (19.63%) Mentoring
10 18 (16.82%) Mathematics
10 18 (16.82%) Regression Testing
10 18 (16.82%) TDD
11 17 (15.89%) Performance Testing
11 17 (15.89%) Scenario Testing
11 17 (15.89%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (51.40%) C#
2 48 (44.86%) SQL
3 27 (25.23%) Java
4 13 (12.15%) VBScript
5 10 (9.35%) Python
6 8 (7.48%) C
6 8 (7.48%) VB
7 7 (6.54%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.87%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) COBOL
10 1 (0.93%) REXX
10 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (42.06%) ISTQB
2 39 (36.45%) ISEB
3 37 (34.58%) Degree
4 12 (11.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (8.41%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (7.48%) Security Cleared
7 7 (6.54%) DV Cleared
7 7 (6.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.87%) HP AIS
9 1 (0.93%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (37.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 44 (41.12%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 54 (50.47%) HP
2 11 (10.28%) SAP
3 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle
5 1 (0.93%) IBM
5 1 (0.93%) Infor
5 1 (0.93%) JDA
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.93%) RedPrairie
5 1 (0.93%) Telerik