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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 41 67 66
Rank change year-on-year +26 -1  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.69% 0.68% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.92% 3.92% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% -11.87%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 51 102 103
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 17.53% 17.26% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 50 93 91
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -10.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £48,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in Suffolk

HP UFT
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £32,500 -
Lowestoft - 1 £37,500 -
HP UFT
East of England

HP UFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

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

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) LoadUI
3 1 (25.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) LoadUI
3 1 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Manual Tester
3 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP