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 3 months to 29 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
UK
3 months to
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 591 569
Rank change year-on-year +20 -22  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 298 354 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.67% 2.00% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 207 249 382
Median salary £52,500 £40,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.62% -2.99%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £31,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17891 17731 18249
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 21.01% 18.05% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14884 15316 15233
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 29 May 2017.

Salary histogram for HP UFT in the UK

HP UFT
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 May 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
England +18 280 £55,000 +35.80% 34
London +109 170 £60,000 +21.21% 14
South East +19 53 £38,750 +3.33% 6
Hampshire +1 19 £35,000 - 2
East of England -54 15 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Scotland +15 14 £33,500 -20.71% 1
West Midlands +8 14 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Birmingham +17 13 £40,000 -5.88%
Yorkshire -17 11 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire +29 10 £40,000 -
City of London +35 9 £57,500 -8.00% 5
Reading +14 9 £40,000 -36.00%
South West +19 8 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Buckinghamshire +8 8 £81,250 +47.72% 1
Winchester +6 8 £35,000 - 2
Edinburgh +3 8 £34,390 -18.60% 1
Watford -14 8 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -21 8 £50,000 +30.71%
Worthing - 8 £37,500 - 1
West Sussex - 8 £37,500 - 1
Glasgow +20 6 £33,500 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £81,250 -
Surrey +41 5 £50,000 +33.33% 1
North West -24 5 £51,250 +36.66% 4
South Yorkshire -27 5 £55,000 +29.41%
Somerset - 5 £42,500 - 1
North Yorkshire +10 4 £24,000 -26.15%
Cambridge -6 4 £37,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -6 4 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Bath - 4 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 485 (81.93%) Test Automation
2 425 (71.79%) Selenium
3 263 (44.43%) Agile Software Development
4 239 (40.37%) Test Scripting
5 209 (35.30%) SDLC
6 204 (34.46%) Finance
7 188 (31.76%) QA
8 174 (29.39%) ISTQB
9 172 (29.05%) JIRA
10 169 (28.55%) Test Strategy
10 169 (28.55%) Java
11 159 (26.86%) HP
12 144 (24.32%) SQL
13 129 (21.79%) ISEB
14 123 (20.78%) Software Testing
15 122 (20.61%) DevOps
16 113 (19.09%) Functional Testing
17 112 (18.92%) Unix
18 108 (18.24%) LoadRunner
18 108 (18.24%) User Acceptance Testing
19 105 (17.74%) Test Management
20 103 (17.40%) Linux
21 101 (17.06%) Cucumber
22 99 (16.72%) C#
22 99 (16.72%) Microsoft
23 97 (16.39%) Team Foundation Server
24 93 (15.71%) Continuous Delivery
25 91 (15.37%) Degree
25 91 (15.37%) BDD
25 91 (15.37%) Non-Functional Testing

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 15 (2.53%) Confluence
2 13 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.52%) CMS
4 6 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.17%) CICS
7 1 (0.17%) FileNet
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 33 (5.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.18%) Campfire
5 6 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.01%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.34%) SAP CAR
2 2 (0.34%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.34%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.34%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 63 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (7.94%) CloudBees
3 47 (7.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (2.87%) GitHub
5 13 (2.20%) Slack
6 12 (2.03%) Adobe Analytics
7 7 (1.18%) Asana
8 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.68%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (0.68%) Loggly
8 4 (0.68%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.51%) BrowserStack
9 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.18%) PuTTY
2 3 (0.51%) ATM
3 1 (0.17%) DNS
3 1 (0.17%) HTTP
3 1 (0.17%) Internet
3 1 (0.17%) LDAP
3 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.24%) Relational Database
2 20 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (3.04%) Oracle ODI
4 16 (2.70%) SQL Server
5 12 (2.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (1.86%) MS Access
7 6 (1.01%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.01%) MySQL
8 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.68%) Informix
9 4 (0.68%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.51%) DB2
11 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.17%) QlikView
12 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 425 (71.79%) Selenium
2 172 (29.05%) JIRA
3 108 (18.24%) LoadRunner
4 101 (17.06%) Cucumber
5 97 (16.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 81 (13.68%) Subversion
7 80 (13.51%) Visual Studio
8 74 (12.50%) Jenkins
8 74 (12.50%) WebDriver
9 68 (11.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 64 (10.81%) Git (software)
11 60 (10.14%) TeamCity
12 53 (8.95%) Vagrant
13 51 (8.61%) SoapUI
14 48 (8.11%) SpecFlow
15 47 (7.94%) ClearCase
15 47 (7.94%) GoCD
15 47 (7.94%) Octopus Deploy
16 44 (7.43%) GitLab
16 44 (7.43%) JMeter
General
1 204 (34.46%) Finance
2 88 (14.86%) Banking
3 39 (6.59%) Investment Banking
4 33 (5.57%) Retail
5 32 (5.41%) Legal
6 29 (4.90%) Financial Institution
7 26 (4.39%) Law
8 24 (4.05%) Front Office
9 18 (3.04%) Polish Language
10 16 (2.70%) Back Office
11 15 (2.53%) Games
11 15 (2.53%) Marketing
12 13 (2.20%) Telecoms
13 11 (1.86%) Retail Banking
14 9 (1.52%) Automotive
15 8 (1.35%) General Ledger
16 7 (1.18%) Publishing
17 2 (0.34%) Electronics
17 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
18 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 145 (24.49%) Analyst
2 118 (19.93%) Test Analyst
3 96 (16.22%) Tester
4 91 (15.37%) Consultant
5 75 (12.67%) Test Engineer
6 63 (10.64%) Automation Test Analyst
7 61 (10.30%) Test Leader
8 57 (9.63%) Automation Tester
9 51 (8.61%) Test Manager
10 47 (7.94%) Test Automation Engineer
11 43 (7.26%) DevOps Consultant
12 37 (6.25%) QA Analyst
13 35 (5.91%) QA Tester
14 33 (5.57%) Senior Analyst
15 28 (4.73%) Developer
16 27 (4.56%) QA Automation Tester
16 27 (4.56%) Test Automation Manager
17 24 (4.05%) Software Tester
17 24 (4.05%) Test Automation Consultant
18 23 (3.89%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (9.63%) .NET
2 50 (8.45%) Web Services
3 48 (8.11%) HTML
4 38 (6.42%) CSS
4 38 (6.42%) SOAP
4 38 (6.42%) XML
5 36 (6.08%) Elastic Stack
6 28 (4.73%) Gherkin
7 24 (4.05%) AngularJS
8 22 (3.72%) ASP.NET
9 20 (3.38%) REST
10 19 (3.21%) DOM
11 18 (3.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 14 (2.36%) HTML5
12 14 (2.36%) Node.js
13 13 (2.20%) Apache Cordova
13 13 (2.20%) CSS3
13 13 (2.20%) Ionic Framework
13 13 (2.20%) JMS
13 13 (2.20%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.43%) Equities
2 43 (7.26%) Fixed Income
3 40 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (5.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 28 (4.73%) Computer Science
5 28 (4.73%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.89%) Derivative
7 16 (2.70%) iPad
8 15 (2.53%) Virtual Team
9 13 (2.20%) iPhone
10 12 (2.03%) Client/Server
10 12 (2.03%) User Experience
11 11 (1.86%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.86%) Online Gambling
12 10 (1.69%) Robotics
13 9 (1.52%) N-Tier
14 8 (1.35%) Fintech
15 7 (1.18%) Data Centre
15 7 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 112 (18.92%) Unix
2 103 (17.40%) Linux
3 86 (14.53%) Windows
4 47 (7.94%) CoreOS
5 31 (5.24%) Apple iOS
6 20 (3.38%) Android
7 4 (0.68%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (81.93%) Test Automation
2 263 (44.43%) Agile Software Development
3 239 (40.37%) Test Scripting
4 209 (35.30%) SDLC
5 169 (28.55%) Test Strategy
6 123 (20.78%) Software Testing
7 122 (20.61%) DevOps
8 113 (19.09%) Functional Testing
9 108 (18.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 105 (17.74%) Test Management
11 93 (15.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 91 (15.37%) BDD
12 91 (15.37%) Non-Functional Testing
13 86 (14.53%) Performance Testing
14 81 (13.68%) TDD
15 80 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
15 80 (13.51%) Manual Testing
16 79 (13.34%) Scrum
17 75 (12.67%) Regression Testing
18 74 (12.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 169 (28.55%) Java
2 144 (24.32%) SQL
3 99 (16.72%) C#
4 81 (13.68%) Python
5 64 (10.81%) VBScript
6 48 (8.11%) Bash Shell
7 37 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 36 (6.08%) VB
9 32 (5.41%) PowerShell
10 22 (3.72%) C
11 21 (3.55%) C++
12 19 (3.21%) Shell Script
13 18 (3.04%) Scala
14 16 (2.70%) Perl
15 13 (2.20%) Groovy
15 13 (2.20%) PL/SQL
16 11 (1.86%) VBA
17 10 (1.69%) VC++
18 9 (1.52%) VB.NET
19 8 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 174 (29.39%) ISTQB
2 129 (21.79%) ISEB
3 91 (15.37%) Degree
4 53 (8.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 42 (7.09%) Security Cleared
6 21 (3.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 12 (2.03%) PMI Certification
8 11 (1.86%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.86%) PMP
8 11 (1.86%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (1.52%) SAP Certification
10 7 (1.18%) MCP
10 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.84%) OCP
11 5 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.68%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.34%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (31.76%) QA
2 4 (0.68%) COBIT
2 4 (0.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (13.34%) Docker
2 4 (0.68%) LXC
3 3 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.17%) ACF2
4 1 (0.17%) RACF
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 89 (15.03%) HP Quality Center
2 64 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
2 64 (10.81%) Puppet
3 57 (9.63%) Ansible
4 53 (8.95%) Graphite
4 53 (8.95%) Nagios
5 33 (5.57%) Kubernetes
6 21 (3.55%) CA Service Virtualization
7 3 (0.51%) Salt
8 2 (0.34%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.34%) Netcool
8 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.17%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 159 (26.86%) HP
2 99 (16.72%) Microsoft
3 61 (10.30%) AppDynamics
4 56 (9.46%) SAP
5 48 (8.11%) Oracle
6 47 (7.94%) Google
7 45 (7.60%) Dynatrace
8 42 (7.09%) New Relic
9 27 (4.56%) CA
10 25 (4.22%) IBM
11 24 (4.05%) XebiaLabs
12 23 (3.89%) Cognizant
13 21 (3.55%) SaltStack
14 12 (2.03%) Adobe
15 11 (1.86%) Splunk
16 10 (1.69%) Blue Prism
17 9 (1.52%) Telerik
18 6 (1.01%) Murex
18 6 (1.01%) Serena
19 5 (0.84%) Atlassian
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Certus Recruitment Group
Salary: 64-72k + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Certus Recruitment Group
Salary: 40-55k + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £65,000 to £68,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£36k plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 7 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Pershing Limited
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Pershing Limited
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
SThree
Salary: £55000 - £650000 per annum + competitive,negotibale
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ECS
Posted: 6 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Kcom Group Plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London/Bristol/Edinburgh
Cognizant
Posted: 19 days ago