Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 786 659 554
Rank change year-on-year -127 -105 -49
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 408 589 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.33% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.16% 1.76% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 316 438 808
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £74,750 £61,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 35,236 33,402 36,455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.26% 18.84% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 28,901 28,623 31,057
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 £72,500 £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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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 -135 374 £45,000 +3.45% 57
UK excluding London -97 250 £40,000 - 44
London -45 156 £55,000 +7.32% 15
South East -46 77 £38,750 -13.89% 10
North of England -27 43 £42,000 +12.00% 17
Midlands +2 39 £46,375 +18.91% 6
East of England -24 36 £50,000 +42.86% 7
Scotland -28 29 £38,000 +11.76% 1
West Midlands +2 28 £37,500 -3.85% 2
Yorkshire +32 26 £45,000 +5.88% 7
South West +13 26 £43,750 +7.36% 2
North West -22 16 £35,000 - 9
East Midlands +17 11 £55,000 +43.79% 4
Isle of Man - 2 - -
North East - 1 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 378 (92.65%) Test Automation
2 314 (76.96%) Selenium
3 231 (56.62%) Agile Software Development
4 196 (48.04%) QA
5 149 (36.52%) HP
6 138 (33.82%) C#
7 135 (33.09%) Finance
8 134 (32.84%) Java
9 131 (32.11%) SQL
10 119 (29.17%) Cucumber
11 118 (28.92%) SoapUI
12 108 (26.47%) Software Testing
13 96 (23.53%) Test Scripting
14 94 (23.04%) ISTQB
15 92 (22.55%) Regression Testing
16 90 (22.06%) Jenkins
17 88 (21.57%) Test Strategy
18 84 (20.59%) JavaScript
19 82 (20.10%) Degree
20 81 (19.85%) .NET
21 80 (19.61%) TDD
22 78 (19.12%) ISEB
23 77 (18.87%) JIRA
24 74 (18.14%) SDLC
24 74 (18.14%) BDD
24 74 (18.14%) HP Quality Center
25 73 (17.89%) LoadRunner
26 71 (17.40%) Performance Testing
27 69 (16.91%) Manual Testing
27 69 (16.91%) Scenario 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 30 (7.35%) Confluence
2 17 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 13 (3.19%) Apache
3 13 (3.19%) IIS
4 10 (2.45%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.96%) CMS
6 5 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.49%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.49%) JBoss
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (5.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.72%) SAP ERP
2 6 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.23%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.70%) Slack
4 6 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (1.23%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (1.23%) CloudBees
5 5 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.98%) BlazeMeter
6 4 (0.98%) SaaS
6 4 (0.98%) Tricentis Tosca
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.49%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.49%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.49%) AWS OpsWorks
7 2 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.49%) Serverless
7 2 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.41%) HTTP
2 5 (1.23%) PuTTY
2 5 (1.23%) WinSCP
3 4 (0.98%) Internet
4 3 (0.74%) Intranet
4 3 (0.74%) VPN
5 2 (0.49%) Network Security
6 1 (0.25%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.25%) MQTT
6 1 (0.25%) RTP
6 1 (0.25%) SSL
6 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.25%) VoIP
6 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.92%) Big Data
3 14 (3.43%) Blockchain
3 14 (3.43%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.19%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
6 7 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.23%) DB2
8 5 (1.23%) MySQL
8 5 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.23%) SQLPlus
9 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.74%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.49%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 314 (76.96%) Selenium
2 119 (29.17%) Cucumber
3 118 (28.92%) SoapUI
4 90 (22.06%) Jenkins
5 77 (18.87%) JIRA
6 73 (17.89%) LoadRunner
7 60 (14.71%) WebDriver
8 48 (11.76%) SpecFlow
9 44 (10.78%) JMeter
9 44 (10.78%) Maven
10 39 (9.56%) JUnit
11 37 (9.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 31 (7.60%) Visual Studio
13 28 (6.86%) Eclipse
13 28 (6.86%) Protractor
13 28 (6.86%) Subversion
14 25 (6.13%) Ant
15 23 (5.64%) FitNesse
15 23 (5.64%) TestNG
16 22 (5.39%) TeamCity
General
1 135 (33.09%) Finance
2 64 (15.69%) Banking
3 21 (5.15%) Retail
4 13 (3.19%) Marketing
5 10 (2.45%) Games
6 8 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.72%) Legal
8 6 (1.47%) Automotive
8 6 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.47%) Polish Language
9 5 (1.23%) Publishing
10 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.49%) Billing
12 2 (0.49%) Law
13 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 145 (35.54%) Analyst
2 139 (34.07%) Test Analyst
3 80 (19.61%) Tester
4 67 (16.42%) Automation Test Analyst
5 48 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 45 (11.03%) Senior Analyst
7 43 (10.54%) Senior Test Analyst
8 42 (10.29%) Automation Tester
8 42 (10.29%) QA Analyst
9 38 (9.31%) QA Test Analyst
9 38 (9.31%) Test Manager
10 30 (7.35%) Financial Analyst
10 30 (7.35%) QA Automation Analyst
10 30 (7.35%) Test Automation Engineer
11 29 (7.11%) Banking Analyst
11 29 (7.11%) SQL Analyst
12 27 (6.62%) QA Engineer
13 25 (6.13%) Test Automation Manager
13 25 (6.13%) Test Leader
13 25 (6.13%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (19.85%) .NET
2 67 (16.42%) Gherkin
3 58 (14.22%) HTML
4 56 (13.73%) XML
5 55 (13.48%) REST
6 47 (11.52%) CSS
7 38 (9.31%) SOAP
7 38 (9.31%) Web Services
8 36 (8.82%) jQuery
9 26 (6.37%) RESTful
10 25 (6.13%) MSMQ
10 25 (6.13%) RabbitMQ
10 25 (6.13%) WebSphere MQ
11 19 (4.66%) J2EE
12 18 (4.41%) Node.js
12 18 (4.41%) XHTML
13 15 (3.68%) AngularJS
14 12 (2.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 11 (2.70%) HTML5
15 11 (2.70%) Nightwatchjs
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.05%) Computer Science
2 29 (7.11%) Mobile App
3 21 (5.15%) Fintech
4 16 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (3.43%) Client/Server
6 12 (2.94%) Mainframe
7 11 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.45%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.96%) User Experience
10 6 (1.47%) Online Gambling
11 5 (1.23%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.23%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.23%) iPad
11 5 (1.23%) iPhone
11 5 (1.23%) iSeries
12 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.74%) Equities
13 3 (0.74%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 60 (14.71%) Windows
2 38 (9.31%) Linux
2 38 (9.31%) Unix
3 17 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.72%) Android
4 7 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.23%) CoreOS
6 4 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (92.65%) Test Automation
2 231 (56.62%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (26.47%) Software Testing
4 96 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 92 (22.55%) Regression Testing
6 88 (21.57%) Test Strategy
7 80 (19.61%) TDD
8 74 (18.14%) BDD
8 74 (18.14%) SDLC
9 71 (17.40%) Performance Testing
10 69 (16.91%) Manual Testing
10 69 (16.91%) Scenario Testing
11 67 (16.42%) Functional Testing
12 62 (15.20%) Scrum
13 60 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
14 53 (12.99%) Waterfall
15 46 (11.27%) Mentoring
15 46 (11.27%) Test Management
15 46 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing
16 44 (10.78%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (33.82%) C#
2 134 (32.84%) Java
3 131 (32.11%) SQL
4 84 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 56 (13.73%) Python
6 51 (12.50%) Ruby
7 43 (10.54%) C++
8 37 (9.07%) VBScript
9 36 (8.82%) Groovy
10 20 (4.90%) Bash Shell
10 20 (4.90%) Scala
10 20 (4.90%) VB
11 16 (3.92%) Jython
12 13 (3.19%) VB.NET
13 10 (2.45%) C
14 9 (2.21%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.96%) Perl
16 7 (1.72%) PowerShell
17 6 (1.47%) COBOL
17 6 (1.47%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 94 (23.04%) ISTQB
2 82 (20.10%) Degree
3 78 (19.12%) ISEB
4 24 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (4.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 17 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 16 (3.92%) SC Cleared
8 10 (2.45%) SAP Certification
9 8 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (1.47%) OCP
10 6 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (1.23%) MCP
12 3 (0.74%) HP AIS
12 3 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.25%) MCSE
14 1 (0.25%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (48.04%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (11.03%) Docker
2 4 (0.98%) vSphere
3 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 74 (18.14%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (4.90%) Puppet
4 18 (4.41%) CA Service Virtualization
5 11 (2.70%) Kubernetes
6 9 (2.21%) Marathon
6 9 (2.21%) Mesos
7 7 (1.72%) Nagios
8 5 (1.23%) Ansible
8 5 (1.23%) Graphite
9 1 (0.25%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 149 (36.52%) HP
2 55 (13.48%) Oracle
3 52 (12.75%) Microsoft
4 28 (6.86%) CA
5 21 (5.15%) SAP
6 20 (4.90%) IBM
7 16 (3.92%) Google
7 16 (3.92%) Micro Focus
8 13 (3.19%) CA Agile Central
9 7 (1.72%) VMware
10 6 (1.47%) AppDynamics
10 6 (1.47%) Capita
10 6 (1.47%) Citrix
10 6 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.23%) Adobe
11 5 (1.23%) Avaloq
11 5 (1.23%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.23%) XebiaLabs
12 4 (0.98%) Pega
12 4 (0.98%) webMethods