Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 468 408 438
Rank change year-on-year -60 +30 -90
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 89 137 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.46% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 2.45% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 81 112 168
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £76,000 £53,625 £59,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -

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 6,748 5,590 6,830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.31% 18.63% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5,814 4,894 6,124
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 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +28 42 £42,750 -34.23% 2
Berkshire +21 21 £40,250 -38.08% 1
West Sussex -4 16 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Surrey -8 16 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Oxfordshire +1 11 £76,000 -
Buckinghamshire +2 10 £51,500 -6.36% 1
Kent -7 4 £32,500 -31.58%
Hampshire -72 4 £49,375 +41.07% 2
East Sussex - 2 £78,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £40,000 -
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 82 (92.13%) Test Automation
2 77 (86.52%) Selenium
3 63 (70.79%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (66.29%) QA
5 55 (61.80%) C#
6 44 (49.44%) HP
7 39 (43.82%) SQL
8 34 (38.20%) JIRA
8 34 (38.20%) Scrum
9 27 (30.34%) ISTQB
10 26 (29.21%) Java
10 26 (29.21%) Confluence
10 26 (29.21%) Test Strategy
11 25 (28.09%) WebDriver
11 25 (28.09%) Exploratory Testing
12 23 (25.84%) Regression Testing
12 23 (25.84%) ISEB
12 23 (25.84%) Performance Testing
12 23 (25.84%) Test Scripting
13 22 (24.72%) Functional Testing
14 21 (23.60%) Finance
15 20 (22.47%) User Experience
15 20 (22.47%) Problem-Solving
16 19 (21.35%) BDD
16 19 (21.35%) Degree
17 18 (20.22%) TDD
17 18 (20.22%) SoapUI
17 18 (20.22%) Amazon AWS
17 18 (20.22%) Cucumber
18 17 (19.10%) Software Testing

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 26 (29.21%) Confluence
2 4 (4.49%) Apache Pig
2 4 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.12%) CICS
4 1 (1.12%) CMS
4 1 (1.12%) SAS
4 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.49%) SaaS
3 2 (2.25%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (2.25%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.12%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) Network Security
2 1 (1.12%) HTTP
2 1 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) Big Data
2 6 (6.74%) MySQL
3 4 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.49%) Apache Hive
3 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.12%) DB2
5 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 77 (86.52%) Selenium
2 34 (38.20%) JIRA
3 25 (28.09%) WebDriver
4 18 (20.22%) Cucumber
4 18 (20.22%) SoapUI
5 17 (19.10%) LoadRunner
6 12 (13.48%) JMeter
7 11 (12.36%) Zephyr
8 10 (11.24%) SpecFlow
9 8 (8.99%) Jenkins
10 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
11 5 (5.62%) JUnit
11 5 (5.62%) Selenium IDE
12 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
12 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (3.37%) NUnit
13 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
14 2 (2.25%) Subversion
14 2 (2.25%) TestComplete
General
1 21 (23.60%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Billing
2 4 (4.49%) Marketing
3 3 (3.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (66.29%) Analyst
2 56 (62.92%) Test Analyst
3 41 (46.07%) Automation Test Analyst
4 30 (33.71%) Tester
5 28 (31.46%) QA Analyst
6 26 (29.21%) QA Test Analyst
7 25 (28.09%) Automation Tester
7 25 (28.09%) Senior Analyst
8 23 (25.84%) Senior Test Analyst
9 21 (23.60%) QA Automation Analyst
10 18 (20.22%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
11 16 (17.98%) QA Tester
11 16 (17.98%) Senior Automation Tester
11 16 (17.98%) Senior Tester
12 15 (16.85%) QA Automation Tester
12 15 (16.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 14 (15.73%) Senior QA Analyst
14 12 (13.48%) Senior QA Test Analyst
15 10 (11.24%) Principal Test Analyst
15 10 (11.24%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.61%) Gherkin
2 12 (13.48%) Web Services
3 11 (12.36%) .NET
4 10 (11.24%) HTML
5 5 (5.62%) SOAP
6 4 (4.49%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.49%) Node.js
6 4 (4.49%) React
6 4 (4.49%) REST
6 4 (4.49%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 2 (2.25%) CSS
7 2 (2.25%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (1.12%) Ajax
8 1 (1.12%) JSON
8 1 (1.12%) RESTful
8 1 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.47%) User Experience
2 7 (7.87%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.49%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.25%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.25%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.36%) Linux
2 6 (6.74%) Windows
3 5 (5.62%) Android
4 1 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (92.13%) Test Automation
2 63 (70.79%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (38.20%) Scrum
4 26 (29.21%) Test Strategy
5 25 (28.09%) Exploratory Testing
6 23 (25.84%) Performance Testing
6 23 (25.84%) Regression Testing
6 23 (25.84%) Test Scripting
7 22 (24.72%) Functional Testing
8 20 (22.47%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (21.35%) BDD
10 18 (20.22%) TDD
11 17 (19.10%) Software Testing
12 15 (16.85%) Acceptance Criteria
12 15 (16.85%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 15 (16.85%) Kanban
12 15 (16.85%) Requirements Analysis
12 15 (16.85%) Stress Testing
13 13 (14.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 55 (61.80%) C#
2 39 (43.82%) SQL
3 26 (29.21%) Java
4 16 (17.98%) C++
4 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.74%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.49%) Go
6 4 (4.49%) PHP
6 4 (4.49%) VBScript
7 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.12%) C
8 1 (1.12%) COBOL
8 1 (1.12%) Perl
8 1 (1.12%) PL/1
8 1 (1.12%) Python
8 1 (1.12%) REXX
8 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (30.34%) ISTQB
2 23 (25.84%) ISEB
3 19 (21.35%) Degree
4 3 (3.37%) HP AIS
5 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.12%) PMP
6 1 (1.12%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (66.29%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) ACF2
2 1 (1.12%) RACF
Systems Management
1 14 (15.73%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (10.11%) HP ALM
3 4 (4.49%) Puppet
4 1 (1.12%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (49.44%) HP
2 10 (11.24%) Micro Focus
3 7 (7.87%) Oracle
4 4 (4.49%) Brocade
4 4 (4.49%) Cisco
4 4 (4.49%) Juniper
4 4 (4.49%) VMware
5 3 (3.37%) SAP
6 1 (1.12%) IBM
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft