Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 889 655 687
Rank change year-on-year -234 +32 -79
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 302 618 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% 1.70% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 207 451 514
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £32,300 £32,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 35,618 36,278 36,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.57% 20.43% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 28,915 29,866 31,576
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for HP UFT in the UK

HP UFT
Top 13 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 July 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 -193 291 £45,000 -5.26% 30
UK excluding London -122 165 £45,000 +12.50% 23
London -176 129 £55,000 -4.35% 8
South East -59 84 £45,000 +16.13% 6
North of England +9 33 £40,000 - 7
North West +9 20 £40,000 +6.67% 4
South West -13 18 £60,000 +45.45% 3
East of England +2 17 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Yorkshire +22 13 £38,750 -7.74% 1
Midlands -7 8 £39,000 -2.50% 4
Scotland -52 5 £34,000 -32.00% 1
West Midlands +7 4 £37,500 -18.92% 2
East Midlands +1 4 £48,750 +37.32% 2

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 249 (82.45%) Test Automation
2 237 (78.48%) Selenium
3 190 (62.91%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (51.66%) QA
5 116 (38.41%) C#
6 112 (37.09%) HP
7 111 (36.75%) JIRA
8 94 (31.13%) SQL
9 92 (30.46%) Java
10 90 (29.80%) Finance
11 78 (25.83%) Scrum
12 74 (24.50%) Software Testing
13 73 (24.17%) SDLC
14 71 (23.51%) Jenkins
15 69 (22.85%) Regression Testing
16 66 (21.85%) Team Foundation Server
16 66 (21.85%) Continuous Integration
17 65 (21.52%) Test Strategy
18 64 (21.19%) Cucumber
18 64 (21.19%) Functional Testing
18 64 (21.19%) Python
18 64 (21.19%) ISTQB
19 63 (20.86%) Test Scripting
20 58 (19.21%) BDD
20 58 (19.21%) Problem-Solving
21 57 (18.87%) WebDriver
22 56 (18.54%) Performance Testing
23 48 (15.89%) SoapUI
23 48 (15.89%) TDD
24 47 (15.56%) JavaScript

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 35 (11.59%) Confluence
2 7 (2.32%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.66%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.99%) Apache
4 3 (0.99%) CICS
4 3 (0.99%) IIS
5 2 (0.66%) CMS
5 2 (0.66%) JBoss
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.33%) SAS
6 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.33%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.33%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (7.95%) CloudBees
3 24 (7.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (3.31%) GitHub
5 9 (2.98%) SuccessFactors
6 8 (2.65%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.66%) BrowserStack
8 4 (1.32%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.66%) npm
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) SaaS
10 1 (0.33%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.64%) Internet
2 9 (2.98%) HTTP
3 2 (0.66%) DNS
4 1 (0.33%) Network Security
4 1 (0.33%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.33%) SMS
4 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) VoIP
4 1 (0.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.32%) MySQL
3 6 (1.99%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.32%) Blockchain
4 4 (1.32%) DB2
5 3 (0.99%) Big Data
6 2 (0.66%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 237 (78.48%) Selenium
2 111 (36.75%) JIRA
3 71 (23.51%) Jenkins
4 66 (21.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 64 (21.19%) Cucumber
6 57 (18.87%) WebDriver
7 48 (15.89%) SoapUI
8 42 (13.91%) Git (software)
9 40 (13.25%) SpecFlow
10 36 (11.92%) TeamCity
11 34 (11.26%) JMeter
12 33 (10.93%) Subversion
13 31 (10.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 31 (10.26%) LoadRunner
14 26 (8.61%) Visual Studio
15 24 (7.95%) ClearCase
15 24 (7.95%) GoCD
15 24 (7.95%) Octopus Deploy
15 24 (7.95%) Travis CI
15 24 (7.95%) Vagrant
General
1 90 (29.80%) Finance
2 25 (8.28%) Banking
3 6 (1.99%) Law
4 5 (1.66%) Legal
5 4 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.32%) Retail
6 3 (0.99%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.99%) Front Office
7 2 (0.66%) Advertising
7 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (31.13%) Analyst
2 85 (28.15%) Tester
3 68 (22.52%) Test Analyst
4 61 (20.20%) Automation Tester
5 47 (15.56%) QA Analyst
6 39 (12.91%) Automation Test Analyst
6 39 (12.91%) QA Tester
7 38 (12.58%) Developer
8 35 (11.59%) Consultant
9 32 (10.60%) QA Automation Analyst
9 32 (10.60%) Test Engineer
10 31 (10.26%) Developer in Test
11 30 (9.93%) QA Automation Tester
12 29 (9.60%) Senior Analyst
12 29 (9.60%) Senior Tester
13 28 (9.27%) Test Manager
14 27 (8.94%) IT Consultant
15 26 (8.61%) Senior Automation Tester
16 25 (8.28%) Test Automation Developer
17 24 (7.95%) Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.58%) SOAP
2 39 (12.91%) Gherkin
3 38 (12.58%) .NET
4 26 (8.61%) HTML
5 24 (7.95%) CSS
6 17 (5.63%) Web Services
6 17 (5.63%) XML
7 14 (4.64%) jQuery
8 13 (4.30%) REST
9 11 (3.64%) ASP.NET
10 10 (3.31%) HTML5
11 9 (2.98%) .NET Framework
11 9 (2.98%) WPF
12 7 (2.32%) Node.js
12 7 (2.32%) SAP Fiori
13 5 (1.66%) J2EE
13 5 (1.66%) WCF
13 5 (1.66%) WebdriverIO
14 3 (0.99%) AngularJS
14 3 (0.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.60%) User Experience
2 22 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.29%) Fintech
4 11 (3.64%) Hedge funds
4 11 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.65%) Equities
7 5 (1.66%) Derivative
7 5 (1.66%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.66%) NHS
10 1 (0.33%) Life Science
10 1 (0.33%) LIMS
10 1 (0.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 44 (14.57%) Windows
2 40 (13.25%) Unix
3 37 (12.25%) Linux
4 24 (7.95%) CoreOS
5 4 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.33%) Android
6 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (82.45%) Test Automation
2 190 (62.91%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (25.83%) Scrum
4 74 (24.50%) Software Testing
5 73 (24.17%) SDLC
6 69 (22.85%) Regression Testing
7 66 (21.85%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (21.52%) Test Strategy
9 64 (21.19%) Functional Testing
10 63 (20.86%) Test Scripting
11 58 (19.21%) BDD
11 58 (19.21%) Problem-Solving
12 56 (18.54%) Performance Testing
13 48 (15.89%) TDD
14 39 (12.91%) Non-Functional Testing
15 38 (12.58%) DevOps
16 37 (12.25%) Acceptance Criteria
16 37 (12.25%) Cross-Browser Testing
17 36 (11.92%) Process Improvement
18 35 (11.59%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (38.41%) C#
2 94 (31.13%) SQL
3 92 (30.46%) Java
4 64 (21.19%) Python
5 47 (15.56%) JavaScript
6 29 (9.60%) Bash Shell
7 28 (9.27%) Ruby
8 27 (8.94%) C++
9 25 (8.28%) PowerShell
10 23 (7.62%) VBScript
11 15 (4.97%) Groovy
12 12 (3.97%) Perl
13 10 (3.31%) Shell Script
13 10 (3.31%) VB
14 9 (2.98%) Jython
15 5 (1.66%) C
16 4 (1.32%) COBOL
17 3 (0.99%) PHP
17 3 (0.99%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 64 (21.19%) ISTQB
2 47 (15.56%) ISEB
3 37 (12.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 25 (8.28%) Degree
5 9 (2.98%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.98%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (0.99%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.99%) PMP
10 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.33%) MCSA
11 1 (0.33%) MCSE
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (51.66%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (10.93%) Docker
2 5 (1.66%) Firmware
3 2 (0.66%) ACF2
3 2 (0.66%) RACF
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (14.90%) HP ALM
2 41 (13.58%) HP Quality Center
3 28 (9.27%) Puppet
4 27 (8.94%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (7.95%) Ansible
5 24 (7.95%) Automic
5 24 (7.95%) Graphite
5 24 (7.95%) Nagios
6 9 (2.98%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 112 (37.09%) HP
2 33 (10.93%) Google
3 27 (8.94%) SAP
4 24 (7.95%) AppDynamics
4 24 (7.95%) XebiaLabs
5 23 (7.62%) Microsoft
5 23 (7.62%) Oracle
6 10 (3.31%) CA
6 10 (3.31%) Micro Focus
7 9 (2.98%) WorldPay
8 7 (2.32%) CA Agile Central
9 6 (1.99%) Capita
10 3 (0.99%) Calypso
10 3 (0.99%) Cognizant
10 3 (0.99%) IBM
11 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.66%) VMware
12 1 (0.33%) Brocade
12 1 (0.33%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.33%) webMethods