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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 332 350 382
Rank change year-on-year +18 +32  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 64 92 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.50% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.25% 2.83% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 55 77 91
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £31,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £77,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 2846 3254 3529
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.68% 17.61% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2504 2942 2974
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -7 19 £38,750 +10.71% 3
Berkshire +36 15 £40,000 -36.00%
West Sussex - 14 £37,500 - 3
Buckinghamshire +3 10 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Surrey +17 4 £80,000 +82.85% 3
Kent +5 2 £31,250 -34.21%
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 129 (98.47%) Test Automation
2 95 (72.52%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (61.83%) HP
4 77 (58.78%) Selenium
5 70 (53.44%) Test Scripting
6 53 (40.46%) SQL
6 53 (40.46%) Software Testing
7 50 (38.17%) ISTQB
7 50 (38.17%) Test Strategy
7 50 (38.17%) LoadRunner
8 41 (31.30%) Java
8 41 (31.30%) JIRA
9 40 (30.53%) C#
10 39 (29.77%) Manual Testing
11 38 (29.01%) WebDriver
12 37 (28.24%) JMeter
13 36 (27.48%) Visual Studio
13 36 (27.48%) HP Quality Center
14 34 (25.95%) SoapUI
15 31 (23.66%) Performance Testing
16 30 (22.90%) Unit Testing
16 30 (22.90%) Functional Testing
16 30 (22.90%) ISEB
17 26 (19.85%) HTML
17 26 (19.85%) Non-Functional Testing
17 26 (19.85%) Security Cleared
18 25 (19.08%) QA
18 25 (19.08%) Microsoft
19 24 (18.32%) Web Services
19 24 (18.32%) XML

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 11 (8.40%) CMS
2 4 (3.05%) Confluence
3 1 (0.76%) CICS
Applications
1 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) SAP CAR
1 2 (1.53%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) ATM
1 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.40%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.29%) DB2
4 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.76%) MySQL
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 77 (58.78%) Selenium
2 50 (38.17%) LoadRunner
3 41 (31.30%) JIRA
4 38 (29.01%) WebDriver
5 37 (28.24%) JMeter
6 36 (27.48%) Visual Studio
7 34 (25.95%) SoapUI
8 16 (12.21%) Zephyr
9 15 (11.45%) Eclipse
9 15 (11.45%) IntelliJ
9 15 (11.45%) JIRA Agile
10 12 (9.16%) SpecFlow
11 11 (8.40%) MSTest
11 11 (8.40%) NUnit
12 8 (6.11%) Cucumber
12 8 (6.11%) JUnit
13 4 (3.05%) TestNG
13 4 (3.05%) WATIR
14 3 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (2.29%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (14.50%) Finance
2 5 (3.82%) Automotive
3 4 (3.05%) Banking
3 4 (3.05%) Games
3 4 (3.05%) Publishing
3 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.53%) Legal
4 2 (1.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Advertising
5 1 (0.76%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Front Office
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (42.75%) Test Engineer
2 40 (30.53%) Test Automation Engineer
3 20 (15.27%) Tester
4 19 (14.50%) Analyst
5 17 (12.98%) Test Analyst
6 11 (8.40%) Developer
6 11 (8.40%) Senior Tester
6 11 (8.40%) Software Developer
7 10 (7.63%) Automation Test Analyst
7 10 (7.63%) Head of Testing
8 8 (6.11%) Automation Test Lead
8 8 (6.11%) Automation Tester
8 8 (6.11%) Test Manager
9 7 (5.34%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) QA Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Java Automation Tester
11 5 (3.82%) Java Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) QC Analyst
12 4 (3.05%) Test Leader
12 4 (3.05%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.85%) HTML
2 24 (18.32%) Web Services
2 24 (18.32%) XML
3 23 (17.56%) SOAP
4 22 (16.79%) CSS
5 21 (16.03%) REST
6 20 (15.27%) DOM
7 11 (8.40%) JMS
8 4 (3.05%) .NET
9 2 (1.53%) Ajax
9 2 (1.53%) Middleware
10 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.76%) ODBC
10 1 (0.76%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.40%) Client/Server
2 11 (8.40%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.05%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.29%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.29%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.53%) iPad
5 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.76%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.56%) Windows
2 7 (5.34%) Android
3 6 (4.58%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.05%) Linux
5 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.76%) Unix
6 1 (0.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (98.47%) Test Automation
2 95 (72.52%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (53.44%) Test Scripting
4 53 (40.46%) Software Testing
5 50 (38.17%) Test Strategy
6 39 (29.77%) Manual Testing
7 31 (23.66%) Performance Testing
8 30 (22.90%) Functional Testing
8 30 (22.90%) Unit Testing
9 26 (19.85%) Non-Functional Testing
10 24 (18.32%) Test Management
11 22 (16.79%) SDLC
12 20 (15.27%) Scenario Testing
13 18 (13.74%) Software Engineering
14 15 (11.45%) BDD
14 15 (11.45%) Scrum
14 15 (11.45%) System Integration Testing
15 13 (9.92%) Defect Management
15 13 (9.92%) Regression Testing
16 11 (8.40%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 53 (40.46%) SQL
2 41 (31.30%) Java
3 40 (30.53%) C#
4 23 (17.56%) C
5 15 (11.45%) VB
6 11 (8.40%) PL/SQL
7 10 (7.63%) VBScript
8 6 (4.58%) Python
9 5 (3.82%) C++
10 4 (3.05%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.29%) COBOL
11 3 (2.29%) REXX
12 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.76%) Go
12 1 (0.76%) PHP
12 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (38.17%) ISTQB
2 30 (22.90%) ISEB
3 26 (19.85%) Security Cleared
4 21 (16.03%) Degree
5 13 (9.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (8.40%) DV Cleared
7 8 (6.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (3.05%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (3.05%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.53%) MCP
9 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.76%) PMP
10 1 (0.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.08%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) ACF2
1 1 (0.76%) RACF
1 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 36 (27.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 81 (61.83%) HP
2 25 (19.08%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.05%) Telerik
4 3 (2.29%) Dynatrace
4 3 (2.29%) IBM
4 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.29%) SAP
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle
6 1 (0.76%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.76%) CA
6 1 (0.76%) Informatica
6 1 (0.76%) VMware
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Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
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