Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 695 699 579
Rank change year-on-year +4 -120 -94
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 536 582 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.31% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.48% 1.66% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 387 434 839
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.02%
10th Percentile £31,150 £30,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% +2.56%

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 36132 35122 38098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.58% 18.52% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 29327 30326 32116
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 £29,750
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +18 487 £45,000 - 25
UK excluding London -60 283 £39,000 -8.24% 17
London +95 245 £55,000 +10.00% 10
South East -3 115 £38,750 -18.42% 3
Scotland +14 46 £52,500 +54.41% 1
North of England -29 46 £40,500 +8.00% 5
South West +45 31 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Midlands +2 31 £50,625 +29.81% 5
Yorkshire -1 26 £42,000 -1.18% 2
West Midlands -9 25 £57,500 +47.44% 3
East of England -54 21 £32,000 -34.36% 1
North West -4 18 £37,500 +20.97% 3
East Midlands +28 6 £36,500 +12.31% 2
Isle of Man - 4 - -
North East - 2 £41,250 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 447 (83.40%) Test Automation
2 365 (68.10%) Selenium
3 289 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
4 206 (38.43%) HP
5 205 (38.25%) Finance
6 196 (36.57%) QA
7 190 (35.45%) Test Scripting
8 177 (33.02%) SQL
9 167 (31.16%) ISTQB
10 137 (25.56%) Java
11 131 (24.44%) Test Strategy
12 128 (23.88%) ISEB
12 128 (23.88%) Software Testing
13 124 (23.13%) HP Quality Center
14 123 (22.95%) Degree
15 122 (22.76%) Functional Testing
16 120 (22.39%) SDLC
17 113 (21.08%) C#
18 111 (20.71%) Windows
19 106 (19.78%) Cucumber
20 98 (18.28%) BDD
21 97 (18.10%) LoadRunner
22 96 (17.91%) JIRA
22 96 (17.91%) Test Management
22 96 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
23 88 (16.42%) Defect Management
24 87 (16.23%) Scenario Testing
24 87 (16.23%) Manual Testing
24 87 (16.23%) SoapUI
24 87 (16.23%) Banking

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 (4.48%) Confluence
2 14 (2.61%) CMS
2 14 (2.61%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.24%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.68%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.68%) IIS
5 8 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.31%) Apache
7 6 (1.12%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.37%) JBoss
8 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.19%) CICS
Applications
1 38 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (5.60%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.93%) Campfire
4 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.87%) SAP ERP
2 9 (1.68%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.75%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.37%) SAP CAR
4 2 (0.37%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (4.48%) CloudBees
3 24 (4.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (3.54%) Adobe Analytics
5 8 (1.49%) Slack
6 7 (1.31%) GitHub
7 5 (0.93%) Asana
8 3 (0.56%) BlazeMeter
8 3 (0.56%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.37%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.37%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.37%) Route 53
9 2 (0.37%) Serverless
9 2 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.49%) HTTP
1 8 (1.49%) PuTTY
2 4 (0.75%) WinSCP
3 3 (0.56%) Intranet
3 3 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.56%) VPN
4 2 (0.37%) NGN
5 1 (0.19%) Internet
5 1 (0.19%) RTP
5 1 (0.19%) VoIP
5 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 35 (6.53%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (4.10%) Oracle ODI
5 21 (3.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 13 (2.43%) Oracle Database
7 12 (2.24%) Big Data
8 9 (1.68%) Blockchain
8 9 (1.68%) SQLPlus
9 8 (1.49%) DB2
10 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.93%) MySQL
12 4 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.56%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 365 (68.10%) Selenium
2 106 (19.78%) Cucumber
3 97 (18.10%) LoadRunner
4 96 (17.91%) JIRA
5 87 (16.23%) SoapUI
6 84 (15.67%) Jenkins
7 74 (13.81%) WebDriver
8 55 (10.26%) Subversion
9 52 (9.70%) SpecFlow
10 48 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 48 (8.96%) TeamCity
11 42 (7.84%) JMeter
11 42 (7.84%) JUnit
12 40 (7.46%) Protractor
13 39 (7.28%) GitLab
14 36 (6.72%) Git (software)
14 36 (6.72%) Maven
15 35 (6.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 33 (6.16%) Rational Functional Tester
17 32 (5.97%) FitNesse
General
1 205 (38.25%) Finance
2 87 (16.23%) Banking
3 28 (5.22%) Investment Banking
4 23 (4.29%) Marketing
5 21 (3.92%) Financial Institution
6 19 (3.54%) Games
6 19 (3.54%) Retail
7 18 (3.36%) Polish Language
8 13 (2.43%) Telecoms
9 11 (2.05%) Automotive
10 9 (1.68%) Publishing
11 8 (1.49%) General Ledger
12 7 (1.31%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.93%) Front Office
14 4 (0.75%) Law
14 4 (0.75%) Legal
15 2 (0.37%) Back Office
15 2 (0.37%) Billing
15 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 157 (29.29%) Analyst
2 149 (27.80%) Test Analyst
3 99 (18.47%) Tester
4 58 (10.82%) Automation Tester
5 54 (10.07%) Test Manager
6 48 (8.96%) Test Engineer
7 41 (7.65%) Automation Test Analyst
8 39 (7.28%) Test Automation Engineer
9 38 (7.09%) QA Engineer
10 37 (6.90%) Consultant
11 34 (6.34%) Developer
12 33 (6.16%) Senior Analyst
12 33 (6.16%) Test Leader
13 29 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
14 26 (4.85%) Automation Test Lead
15 23 (4.29%) QA Analyst
15 23 (4.29%) QA Tester
15 23 (4.29%) Senior Tester
16 20 (3.73%) Architect
16 20 (3.73%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (12.69%) .NET
2 66 (12.31%) HTML
3 60 (11.19%) Gherkin
4 56 (10.45%) SOAP
5 52 (9.70%) XML
6 51 (9.51%) CSS
7 48 (8.96%) Web Services
8 35 (6.53%) REST
9 28 (5.22%) AngularJS
10 24 (4.48%) HTML5
11 22 (4.10%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 19 (3.54%) Apache Cordova
12 19 (3.54%) CSS3
12 19 (3.54%) Ionic Framework
12 19 (3.54%) PhoneGap
13 16 (2.99%) Elastic Stack
13 16 (2.99%) jQuery
13 16 (2.99%) Node.js
14 13 (2.43%) J2EE
15 11 (2.05%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.57%) Computer Science
2 52 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 28 (5.22%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.92%) User Experience
6 20 (3.73%) Equities
7 19 (3.54%) iPad
7 19 (3.54%) iPhone
8 18 (3.36%) Fixed Income
9 17 (3.17%) Client/Server
10 15 (2.80%) N-Tier
11 13 (2.43%) Fintech
11 13 (2.43%) Online Gambling
12 12 (2.24%) Driving Licence
12 12 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (1.31%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.31%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.12%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 111 (20.71%) Windows
2 68 (12.69%) Linux
3 67 (12.50%) Unix
4 24 (4.48%) CoreOS
5 21 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.61%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.37%) Android
9 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (83.40%) Test Automation
2 289 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (35.45%) Test Scripting
4 131 (24.44%) Test Strategy
5 128 (23.88%) Software Testing
6 122 (22.76%) Functional Testing
7 120 (22.39%) SDLC
8 98 (18.28%) BDD
9 96 (17.91%) Test Management
9 96 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 88 (16.42%) Defect Management
11 87 (16.23%) Manual Testing
11 87 (16.23%) Scenario Testing
12 86 (16.04%) TDD
13 83 (15.49%) Performance Testing
14 79 (14.74%) Scrum
15 76 (14.18%) Regression Testing
16 71 (13.25%) Non-Functional Testing
17 67 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
18 62 (11.57%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 177 (33.02%) SQL
2 137 (25.56%) Java
3 113 (21.08%) C#
4 62 (11.57%) JavaScript
5 58 (10.82%) Python
6 47 (8.77%) VBScript
7 28 (5.22%) Bash Shell
8 26 (4.85%) C
9 24 (4.48%) Groovy
10 21 (3.92%) C++
10 21 (3.92%) Scala
10 21 (3.92%) VB
11 20 (3.73%) PL/SQL
12 19 (3.54%) Ruby
13 15 (2.80%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.24%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.31%) Jython
15 7 (1.31%) Perl
16 6 (1.12%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.93%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 167 (31.16%) ISTQB
2 128 (23.88%) ISEB
3 123 (22.95%) Degree
4 43 (8.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 36 (6.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (4.85%) Security Cleared
7 18 (3.36%) SAP Certification
8 14 (2.61%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 10 (1.87%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.68%) Numerate Degree
11 8 (1.49%) MCP
11 8 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (1.31%) OCP
12 7 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.93%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.93%) PMP
14 2 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
15 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (36.57%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) COBIT
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (13.43%) Docker
2 3 (0.56%) vSphere
3 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.19%) ACF2
4 1 (0.19%) RACF
Systems Management
1 124 (23.13%) HP Quality Center
2 37 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (6.34%) Puppet
4 26 (4.85%) Nagios
5 24 (4.48%) Ansible
5 24 (4.48%) Graphite
6 22 (4.10%) CA Service Virtualization
7 18 (3.36%) Kubernetes
8 9 (1.68%) Marathon
8 9 (1.68%) Mesos
9 3 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 206 (38.43%) HP
2 80 (14.93%) Microsoft
3 66 (12.31%) Oracle
4 44 (8.21%) SAP
5 30 (5.60%) AppDynamics
6 27 (5.04%) Google
7 24 (4.48%) IBM
8 22 (4.10%) CA
8 22 (4.10%) Dynatrace
9 20 (3.73%) New Relic
10 19 (3.54%) Adobe
11 15 (2.80%) XebiaLabs
12 11 (2.05%) SaltStack
13 9 (1.68%) Cognizant
14 7 (1.31%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.31%) Splunk
15 6 (1.12%) Citrix
15 6 (1.12%) Telerik
16 5 (0.93%) Avaloq
16 5 (0.93%) CA Agile Central