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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 - 234
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 4 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.079% - 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% - 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 10
Median salary £45,000 - £37,000
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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1182 1097 1149
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 23.24% 18.64% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 940 1003
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 30 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
Somerset - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) SAP
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) People Management
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (25.00%) Degree

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 2 (25.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) FileNet
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) TestDirector
3 2 (25.00%) WinRunner
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (12.50%) Head of Test
4 1 (12.50%) Head of Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) People Management
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) VBA
3 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
4 1 (12.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Prism