Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 719 680 574
Rank change year-on-year -39 -106 -69
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 513 602 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.41% 1.71% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 387 452 839
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,700
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.97% +6.59%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £73,400 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +1.27%

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36299 35289 38299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.36% 18.71% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 29488 30452 32354
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HP UFT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in the UK

HP UFT
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in the UK

HP UFT
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for HP UFT in the UK

HP UFT
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England -32 469 £45,000 - 24
UK excluding London -75 290 £40,000 -5.88% 16
London +56 219 £55,000 +10.00% 8
South East -13 112 £38,875 -18.16% 2
North of England -23 49 £43,000 +14.67% 7
Scotland +11 44 £52,500 +54.41%
Midlands +20 38 £52,500 +34.62% 5
South West +57 34 £42,500 +10.39%
Yorkshire +19 31 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Midlands +8 28 £52,500 +34.62% 2
East of England -38 21 £32,000 -26.86% 2
North West -23 17 £38,750 +17.42% 3
East Midlands +31 10 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Isle of Man - 4 - -
North East - 1 £47,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 19 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 with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 445 (86.74%) Test Automation
2 360 (70.18%) Selenium
3 293 (57.12%) Agile Software Development
4 212 (41.33%) QA
5 210 (40.94%) HP
6 175 (34.11%) Finance
7 170 (33.14%) Test Scripting
8 168 (32.75%) SQL
9 154 (30.02%) ISTQB
10 139 (27.10%) Java
11 131 (25.54%) C#
12 128 (24.95%) Software Testing
13 126 (24.56%) Degree
14 123 (23.98%) Test Strategy
15 122 (23.78%) ISEB
16 121 (23.59%) HP Quality Center
17 113 (22.03%) SoapUI
18 112 (21.83%) Cucumber
19 105 (20.47%) Windows
20 104 (20.27%) Functional Testing
21 99 (19.30%) SDLC
22 98 (19.10%) BDD
23 95 (18.52%) Jenkins
24 92 (17.93%) Regression Testing
25 91 (17.74%) LoadRunner
26 87 (16.96%) TDD
27 86 (16.76%) User Acceptance Testing
28 85 (16.57%) JIRA
28 85 (16.57%) Scenario Testing
29 84 (16.37%) Test Management

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 24 (4.68%) Confluence
2 16 (3.12%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.53%) CMS
3 13 (2.53%) IIS
4 11 (2.14%) Apache
4 11 (2.14%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.17%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.39%) JBoss
7 2 (0.39%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 34 (6.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.34%) SAP ERP
2 9 (1.75%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.90%) CloudBees
3 20 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (2.14%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (0.97%) Tricentis Tosca
6 4 (0.78%) BlazeMeter
6 4 (0.78%) Slack
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.39%) AWS OpsWorks
7 2 (0.39%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.39%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.39%) GitHub
7 2 (0.39%) Route 53
7 2 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.92%) HTTP
2 6 (1.17%) PuTTY
3 5 (0.97%) WinSCP
4 3 (0.58%) Intranet
4 3 (0.58%) VPN
5 2 (0.39%) Internet
5 2 (0.39%) NGN
5 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.19%) MQTT
6 1 (0.19%) RTP
6 1 (0.19%) SSL
6 1 (0.19%) VoIP
6 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.46%) Relational Database
3 19 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (3.51%) Oracle ODI
5 14 (2.73%) Big Data
5 14 (2.73%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (2.14%) Blockchain
8 9 (1.75%) SQLPlus
9 7 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.17%) DB2
11 5 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.78%) MySQL
12 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (0.58%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.39%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 360 (70.18%) Selenium
2 113 (22.03%) SoapUI
3 112 (21.83%) Cucumber
4 95 (18.52%) Jenkins
5 91 (17.74%) LoadRunner
6 85 (16.57%) JIRA
7 71 (13.84%) WebDriver
8 56 (10.92%) SpecFlow
9 48 (9.36%) Subversion
10 47 (9.16%) JUnit
11 46 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 45 (8.77%) JMeter
13 41 (7.99%) Maven
14 33 (6.43%) Git (software)
14 33 (6.43%) TeamCity
15 32 (6.24%) Visual Studio
16 31 (6.04%) Protractor
16 31 (6.04%) TestNG
17 29 (5.65%) FitNesse
18 28 (5.46%) Hudson
General
1 175 (34.11%) Finance
2 79 (15.40%) Banking
3 25 (4.87%) Retail
4 16 (3.12%) Games
4 16 (3.12%) Marketing
5 14 (2.73%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.73%) Polish Language
6 13 (2.53%) Financial Institution
6 13 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.14%) Automotive
8 9 (1.75%) Publishing
9 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.58%) Law
11 2 (0.39%) Billing
11 2 (0.39%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 168 (32.75%) Analyst
2 161 (31.38%) Test Analyst
3 95 (18.52%) Tester
4 56 (10.92%) Automation Tester
5 55 (10.72%) Test Engineer
6 53 (10.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 51 (9.94%) Test Manager
8 44 (8.58%) Senior Analyst
8 44 (8.58%) Test Automation Engineer
9 41 (7.99%) Senior Test Analyst
10 37 (7.21%) QA Engineer
11 32 (6.24%) Consultant
11 32 (6.24%) QA Analyst
12 28 (5.46%) Test Leader
13 27 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
14 26 (5.07%) Financial Analyst
15 25 (4.87%) Banking Analyst
15 25 (4.87%) Developer
16 24 (4.68%) Automation Test Lead
16 24 (4.68%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (15.40%) .NET
2 66 (12.87%) XML
3 64 (12.48%) HTML
4 63 (12.28%) Gherkin
5 57 (11.11%) SOAP
6 50 (9.75%) CSS
7 49 (9.55%) Web Services
8 47 (9.16%) REST
9 27 (5.26%) jQuery
10 21 (4.09%) RESTful
11 20 (3.90%) AngularJS
11 20 (3.90%) MSMQ
11 20 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
11 20 (3.90%) WebSphere MQ
12 18 (3.51%) Node.js
12 18 (3.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 17 (3.31%) J2EE
14 16 (3.12%) HTML5
15 12 (2.34%) Elastic Stack
15 12 (2.34%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.28%) Computer Science
2 47 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (8.19%) Mobile App
4 24 (4.68%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.51%) Client/Server
5 18 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (2.92%) N-Tier
7 14 (2.73%) Fintech
7 14 (2.73%) User Experience
8 12 (2.34%) Equities
9 11 (2.14%) iPad
9 11 (2.14%) iPhone
9 11 (2.14%) Online Gambling
10 10 (1.95%) Driving Licence
10 10 (1.95%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.36%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.97%) iSeries
13 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.58%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 105 (20.47%) Windows
2 60 (11.70%) Unix
3 56 (10.92%) Linux
4 20 (3.90%) CoreOS
5 18 (3.51%) Windows Server
6 13 (2.53%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.78%) Android
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (86.74%) Test Automation
2 293 (57.12%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (33.14%) Test Scripting
4 128 (24.95%) Software Testing
5 123 (23.98%) Test Strategy
6 104 (20.27%) Functional Testing
7 99 (19.30%) SDLC
8 98 (19.10%) BDD
9 92 (17.93%) Regression Testing
10 87 (16.96%) TDD
11 86 (16.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 85 (16.57%) Scenario Testing
13 84 (16.37%) Test Management
14 82 (15.98%) Manual Testing
14 82 (15.98%) Performance Testing
15 77 (15.01%) Scrum
16 76 (14.81%) Defect Management
17 69 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
18 62 (12.09%) Non-Functional Testing
19 59 (11.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 168 (32.75%) SQL
2 139 (27.10%) Java
3 131 (25.54%) C#
4 68 (13.26%) JavaScript
5 66 (12.87%) Python
6 47 (9.16%) VBScript
7 32 (6.24%) Ruby
8 31 (6.04%) C++
8 31 (6.04%) Groovy
9 30 (5.85%) Bash Shell
10 22 (4.29%) C
11 20 (3.90%) Scala
12 17 (3.31%) VB
13 15 (2.92%) PowerShell
14 13 (2.53%) Jython
14 13 (2.53%) PL/SQL
15 11 (2.14%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.56%) Perl
17 5 (0.97%) Delphi
17 5 (0.97%) RPG
Qualifications
1 154 (30.02%) ISTQB
2 126 (24.56%) Degree
3 122 (23.78%) ISEB
4 38 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (5.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 21 (4.09%) Security Cleared
7 15 (2.92%) SAP Certification
8 11 (2.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 11 (2.14%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.75%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.75%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.17%) MCP
11 6 (1.17%) OCP
11 6 (1.17%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.39%) HP AIS
14 1 (0.19%) MCSE
14 1 (0.19%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (41.33%) QA
2 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (11.50%) Docker
2 4 (0.78%) vSphere
3 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 121 (23.59%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (5.85%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (5.07%) Puppet
4 24 (4.68%) CA Service Virtualization
5 22 (4.29%) Nagios
6 20 (3.90%) Ansible
6 20 (3.90%) Graphite
7 15 (2.92%) Kubernetes
8 11 (2.14%) Marathon
8 11 (2.14%) Mesos
9 3 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.19%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 210 (40.94%) HP
2 72 (14.04%) Microsoft
3 63 (12.28%) Oracle
4 35 (6.82%) SAP
5 25 (4.87%) CA
6 24 (4.68%) Google
7 21 (4.09%) AppDynamics
8 20 (3.90%) IBM
9 16 (3.12%) Dynatrace
9 16 (3.12%) New Relic
10 11 (2.14%) Adobe
10 11 (2.14%) XebiaLabs
11 8 (1.56%) Cognizant
12 7 (1.36%) SaltStack
13 6 (1.17%) CA Agile Central
13 6 (1.17%) Capita
13 6 (1.17%) Citrix
13 6 (1.17%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.97%) Avaloq
14 5 (0.97%) VMware