Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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 West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 299 340 340
Rank change year-on-year +41 0 -43
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 34 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.055% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.38% 0.30% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 16
South West median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +15.94%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,350 £28,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £44,450 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2459 2030 2245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 23.79% 18.72% 19.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2063 1751 1893
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,750
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 West

Job postings citing HP UFT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in the South West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 21 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
Gloucestershire +42 15 £46,250 -
Bristol - 9 £42,500 -
Somerset +4 4 £40,000 -
Dorset +3 4 £32,500 -20.25%
Wiltshire - 2 £60,000 -
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 West region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (91.18%) Selenium
3 29 (85.29%) Waterfall
4 23 (67.65%) Test Automation
4 23 (67.65%) HP
5 22 (64.71%) Software Testing
6 20 (58.82%) .NET
6 20 (58.82%) Windows
7 19 (55.88%) SoapUI
8 18 (52.94%) C#
8 18 (52.94%) SQL
8 18 (52.94%) SOAP
9 17 (50.00%) Degree
9 17 (50.00%) Computer Science
9 17 (50.00%) Test Strategy
10 16 (47.06%) Jenkins
10 16 (47.06%) JIRA
10 16 (47.06%) Java
11 15 (44.12%) Ant
11 15 (44.12%) Eclipse
11 15 (44.12%) TDD
11 15 (44.12%) Defect Management
12 14 (41.18%) CA Service Virtualization
12 14 (41.18%) REST
12 14 (41.18%) Gherkin
12 14 (41.18%) Cucumber
12 14 (41.18%) BDD
12 14 (41.18%) Groovy
12 14 (41.18%) Maven
12 14 (41.18%) Ruby

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 11 (32.35%) Apache
1 11 (32.35%) IIS
1 11 (32.35%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.88%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.94%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 31 (91.18%) Selenium
2 19 (55.88%) SoapUI
3 16 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 16 (47.06%) JIRA
4 15 (44.12%) Ant
4 15 (44.12%) Eclipse
5 14 (41.18%) Cucumber
5 14 (41.18%) JUnit
5 14 (41.18%) Maven
5 14 (41.18%) Visual Studio
6 4 (11.76%) LoadRunner
7 3 (8.82%) JMeter
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.94%) TestNG
General
1 4 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Analyst
1 16 (47.06%) Test Analyst
2 13 (38.24%) Test Automation Manager
2 13 (38.24%) Test Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Automation Test Lead
3 3 (8.82%) Head of Testing
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Development Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Development Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Java Development Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Software Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) .NET
2 18 (52.94%) SOAP
3 14 (41.18%) CSS
3 14 (41.18%) Gherkin
3 14 (41.18%) HTML
3 14 (41.18%) jQuery
3 14 (41.18%) REST
3 14 (41.18%) XML
4 11 (32.35%) J2EE
5 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Fintech
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 11 (32.35%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (85.29%) Waterfall
3 23 (67.65%) Test Automation
4 22 (64.71%) Software Testing
5 17 (50.00%) Test Strategy
6 15 (44.12%) Defect Management
6 15 (44.12%) TDD
7 14 (41.18%) BDD
8 12 (35.29%) SDLC
8 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
8 12 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (23.53%) Integration Testing
9 8 (23.53%) Test Management
9 8 (23.53%) V-Model
10 5 (14.71%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (11.76%) Functional Testing
11 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
11 4 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
12 3 (8.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) C#
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) Java
3 14 (41.18%) C++
3 14 (41.18%) Groovy
3 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 14 (41.18%) Python
3 14 (41.18%) Ruby
3 14 (41.18%) VBScript
4 13 (38.24%) Jython
5 1 (2.94%) F#
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Degree
2 8 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) CA Service Virtualization
2 12 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) HP
2 14 (41.18%) CA
3 8 (23.53%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) Software AG
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) webMethods