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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
England / South East
Rank 328 374 292
Rank change year-on-year +46 -82  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 67 81 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.42% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.37% 2.41% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 53 68 147
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.63% -11.25%  

HP UFT is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2826 3359 3585
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.10% 17.44% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2474 3056 3043
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing HP UFT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +22 24 £35,000 - 2
Kent +29 16 £47,000 +6.81%
West Sussex - 15 £37,500 -
Surrey +29 9 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Oxfordshire +5 4 - - 1
Berkshire +24 1 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +11 1 £34,500 -2.81% 2
HP UFT
England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 116 (76.82%) Selenium
2 103 (68.21%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (64.90%) Test Automation
4 83 (54.97%) HP
5 63 (41.72%) JIRA
6 58 (38.41%) Test Strategy
7 57 (37.75%) Software Testing
8 53 (35.10%) Test Scripting
9 49 (32.45%) Automation Testing
10 48 (31.79%) ISTQB
11 44 (29.14%) Java
12 40 (26.49%) HP Quality Center
13 38 (25.17%) LoadRunner
14 37 (24.50%) QA
15 34 (22.52%) Performance Testing
15 34 (22.52%) SDLC
16 33 (21.85%) Web Services
17 32 (21.19%) ISEB
18 31 (20.53%) Test Planning
18 31 (20.53%) Manual Testing
19 29 (19.21%) SoapUI
20 28 (18.54%) Visual Studio
21 27 (17.88%) Automated Testing
22 25 (16.56%) SQL
22 25 (16.56%) Regression Testing
22 25 (16.56%) WebDriver
23 24 (15.89%) Waterfall
24 23 (15.23%) BDD
24 23 (15.23%) Non-Functional Testing
24 23 (15.23%) C#

HP UFT
Top Related 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 5 (3.31%) CMS
2 4 (2.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) ATM
2 1 (0.66%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 116 (76.82%) Selenium
2 63 (41.72%) JIRA
3 38 (25.17%) LoadRunner
4 29 (19.21%) SoapUI
5 28 (18.54%) Visual Studio
6 25 (16.56%) WebDriver
7 22 (14.57%) JMeter
8 18 (11.92%) Zephyr
9 14 (9.27%) Eclipse
9 14 (9.27%) IntelliJ
10 13 (8.61%) JIRA Agile
11 11 (7.28%) Cucumber
12 8 (5.30%) Jenkins
12 8 (5.30%) JUnit
12 8 (5.30%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (5.30%) WATIR
13 7 (4.64%) NUnit
14 6 (3.97%) SpecFlow
15 5 (3.31%) MSTest
15 5 (3.31%) WebLOAD
General
1 19 (12.58%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Legal
2 8 (5.30%) Publishing
3 4 (2.65%) Banking
3 4 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.32%) Automotive
4 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
5 1 (0.66%) Electronics
5 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.66%) Front Office
5 1 (0.66%) Games
5 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (34.44%) Test Engineer
2 48 (31.79%) Analyst
3 44 (29.14%) Test Analyst
4 30 (19.87%) Automation Test Analyst
4 30 (19.87%) Test Automation Engineer
5 21 (13.91%) Senior Analyst
5 21 (13.91%) Senior Test Analyst
6 17 (11.26%) Tester
7 16 (10.60%) Test Leader
8 14 (9.27%) Test Manager
9 12 (7.95%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
10 11 (7.28%) Automation Tester
11 10 (6.62%) Head of Testing
12 9 (5.96%) Manual Test Analyst
13 8 (5.30%) Head of QA
13 8 (5.30%) Integration Engineer
13 8 (5.30%) Software Analyst
13 8 (5.30%) Software Test Analyst
13 8 (5.30%) Team Leader
13 8 (5.30%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (21.85%) Web Services
2 19 (12.58%) HTML
3 15 (9.93%) XML
4 13 (8.61%) CSS
4 13 (8.61%) DOM
4 13 (8.61%) REST
4 13 (8.61%) SOAP
5 10 (6.62%) .NET
6 9 (5.96%) JMS
7 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.32%) Middleware
8 1 (0.66%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.30%) Virtual Team
2 5 (3.31%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.31%) N-Tier
3 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.32%) iPad
4 2 (1.32%) PMI
5 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.66%) Social Media
5 1 (0.66%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.93%) Windows
2 11 (7.28%) Android
3 10 (6.62%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.97%) Unix
5 1 (0.66%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (68.21%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (64.90%) Test Automation
3 58 (38.41%) Test Strategy
4 57 (37.75%) Software Testing
5 53 (35.10%) Test Scripting
6 49 (32.45%) Automation Testing
7 34 (22.52%) Performance Testing
7 34 (22.52%) SDLC
8 31 (20.53%) Manual Testing
8 31 (20.53%) Test Planning
9 27 (17.88%) Automated Testing
10 25 (16.56%) Regression Testing
11 24 (15.89%) Waterfall
12 23 (15.23%) BDD
12 23 (15.23%) Non-Functional Testing
13 22 (14.57%) Scrum
14 21 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (13.91%) Defect Management
15 20 (13.25%) Functional Testing
16 19 (12.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (29.14%) Java
2 25 (16.56%) SQL
3 23 (15.23%) C#
4 12 (7.95%) Python
5 8 (5.30%) C
5 8 (5.30%) VB
5 8 (5.30%) VBScript
6 5 (3.31%) Groovy
7 3 (1.99%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.32%) C++
9 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (31.79%) ISTQB
2 32 (21.19%) ISEB
3 20 (13.25%) Security Cleared
4 18 (11.92%) Degree
5 16 (10.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (24.50%) QA
2 5 (3.31%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 40 (26.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.66%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 83 (54.97%) HP
2 16 (10.60%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.30%) Telerik
4 5 (3.31%) Oracle
5 2 (1.32%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.66%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.66%) CA
6 1 (0.66%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.66%) Facebook
6 1 (0.66%) Informatica
6 1 (0.66%) SAP
6 1 (0.66%) VMware
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