The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 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 West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 236 236
Rank change year-on-year +17 0  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 17 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.077% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 0.40% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 5
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38%  
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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1284 990 1161
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.56% 19.17% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 864 986
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

HP UFT
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT in the South West.

Salary trend for HP UFT in the South West

HP UFT
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bristol -10 9 - -
Somerset - 8 £42,500 -
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 21 (100.00%) Selenium
2 16 (76.19%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (76.19%) Test Strategy
2 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (61.90%) Waterfall
4 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
5 10 (47.62%) ISTQB
5 10 (47.62%) HP
6 9 (42.86%) Cognizant
6 9 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (42.86%) Windows
6 9 (42.86%) Degree
6 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
6 9 (42.86%) V-Model
6 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (42.86%) Integration Testing
6 9 (42.86%) Test Management
6 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
6 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (42.86%) SDLC
6 9 (42.86%) Defect Management
6 9 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (23.81%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Change Management
8 4 (19.05%) Financial Institution
8 4 (19.05%) .NET
8 4 (19.05%) Wealth Management
8 4 (19.05%) General Ledger

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (4.76%) FileNet
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Financial Institution
2 4 (19.05%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Analyst
1 16 (76.19%) Test Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Manual Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) AIX
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (76.19%) Test Strategy
2 13 (61.90%) Waterfall
3 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Defect Management
4 9 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 9 (42.86%) SDLC
4 9 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 9 (42.86%) Test Management
4 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (42.86%) V-Model
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
5 4 (19.05%) Wealth Management
6 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) VB6
2 1 (4.76%) VBA
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) ISTQB
2 9 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (42.86%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 16 (76.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) HP
2 9 (42.86%) Cognizant
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
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