The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 66 - 84
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 4 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.65% - 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.45% - 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Median salary £36,250 - £40,000
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 Southampton with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 116 138 153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 18.95% 17.56% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 115 133 120
Median salary £39,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.84% -8.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in Southampton

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Southampton region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) OOP
3 4 (66.67%) Web Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (50.00%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Test Management
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) User Stories
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Android
6 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Software Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) OOP
3 4 (66.67%) Web Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Test Management
5 2 (33.33%) User Stories
6 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA