Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 738 821 895
Rank change year-on-year +83 +74 -232
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 129 285 316
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 1.01% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 98 186 225
Median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £37,350 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £69,519 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +50.00% -5.88% +9.68%

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 16,943 28,080 35,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.58% 19.65% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13,349 22,147 28,948
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in the UK

HP UFT
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing HP UFT.

Salary trend for HP UFT in the UK

HP UFT
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing HP UFT over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for HP UFT in the UK

HP UFT
Top 16 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 5 June 2020. 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 +77 123 £60,000 +33.33% 1
UK excluding London +138 103 £60,000 +50.00% 2
South East +142 58 £75,000 +76.47% 1
London +60 26 £60,000 +9.09%
North of England +96 15 £50,000 +32.45%
South West +73 9 £46,500 -10.58%
Midlands +72 9 £47,500 +21.02%
North East +22 8 £32,500 -16.29%
West Midlands +65 7 £47,500 +18.75%
East of England +65 6 - -
Scotland +65 6 - - 1
Work from Home +52 6 £50,000 +66.67%
North West +57 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire +89 2 £47,170 +15.75%
East Midlands +61 2 £52,500 +59.09%
Wales - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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.

1 106 (82.17%) Test Automation
2 98 (75.97%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (72.09%) Selenium
4 62 (48.06%) Test Scripting
4 62 (48.06%) LoadRunner
5 53 (41.09%) JIRA
6 52 (40.31%) Waterfall
7 51 (39.53%) SoapUI
7 51 (39.53%) Jenkins
7 51 (39.53%) SQL
8 50 (38.76%) Test Strategy
9 49 (37.98%) Performance Testing
10 48 (37.21%) Java
10 48 (37.21%) Degree
11 46 (35.66%) Cucumber
12 43 (33.33%) SDLC
12 43 (33.33%) JMeter
13 39 (30.23%) SOAP
13 39 (30.23%) Computer Science
13 39 (30.23%) QA
13 39 (30.23%) Computer Science Degree
14 38 (29.46%) DevOps
15 36 (27.91%) Scenario Testing
16 33 (25.58%) Finance
16 33 (25.58%) Migration
17 32 (24.81%) RDBMS
17 32 (24.81%) Data Migration
17 32 (24.81%) Relational Database
17 32 (24.81%) Decision-Making
17 32 (24.81%) Virtual Team

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 20 (15.50%) Confluence
2 9 (6.98%) CICS
2 9 (6.98%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.88%) Apache
3 5 (3.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.55%) Moodle
4 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.55%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.93%) Azure
2 15 (11.63%) AWS
3 14 (10.85%) BlazeMeter
4 8 (6.20%) Sauce Labs
5 6 (4.65%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (3.88%) Slack
7 2 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.55%) BrowserStack
7 2 (1.55%) CloudBees
7 2 (1.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) HTTP
1 2 (1.55%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.81%) RDBMS
1 32 (24.81%) Relational Database
2 11 (8.53%) DB2
3 8 (6.20%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.55%) MySQL
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.55%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 93 (72.09%) Selenium
2 62 (48.06%) LoadRunner
3 53 (41.09%) JIRA
4 51 (39.53%) Jenkins
4 51 (39.53%) SoapUI
5 46 (35.66%) Cucumber
6 43 (33.33%) JMeter
7 19 (14.73%) Maven
8 18 (13.95%) Gatling
9 15 (11.63%) Git (software)
10 14 (10.85%) JUnit
10 14 (10.85%) WebDriver
11 10 (7.75%) Appium
12 9 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (6.98%) Gradle
13 7 (5.43%) JBehave
13 7 (5.43%) NeoLoad
13 7 (5.43%) Subversion
13 7 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (3.88%) Zephyr
General
1 33 (25.58%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Banking
3 4 (3.10%) Retail
4 2 (1.55%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 33 (25.58%) Test Leader
2 28 (21.71%) Analyst
3 26 (20.16%) Test Analyst
4 18 (13.95%) Quality Engineer
4 18 (13.95%) Test Engineer
5 15 (11.63%) Automation Test Lead
6 11 (8.53%) QA Engineer
7 10 (7.75%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (6.20%) Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.65%) Mainframe Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Mainframe Test Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Senior Test Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) Consultant
10 5 (3.88%) Java Consultant
10 5 (3.88%) Test Automation Consultant
10 5 (3.88%) Test Consultant
10 5 (3.88%) Tester
10 5 (3.88%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (30.23%) SOAP
2 14 (10.85%) REST
3 12 (9.30%) Gherkin
4 10 (7.75%) .NET
5 9 (6.98%) Web Services
5 9 (6.98%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (5.43%) Spring Boot
7 6 (4.65%) Apache Flex
8 5 (3.88%) J2EE
8 5 (3.88%) Nightwatchjs
8 5 (3.88%) Spring
8 5 (3.88%) Spring Security
9 4 (3.10%) HTML
9 4 (3.10%) XML
10 2 (1.55%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.55%) ADO
10 2 (1.55%) DHTML
10 2 (1.55%) Django
10 2 (1.55%) SAP Basis
10 2 (1.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.81%) Virtual Team
2 12 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 11 (8.53%) Mainframe
4 9 (6.98%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (6.98%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (6.98%) User Experience
5 5 (3.88%) AS400
6 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.55%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.85%) Linux
2 9 (6.98%) Windows
3 8 (6.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (82.17%) Test Automation
2 98 (75.97%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (48.06%) Test Scripting
4 52 (40.31%) Waterfall
5 50 (38.76%) Test Strategy
6 49 (37.98%) Performance Testing
7 43 (33.33%) SDLC
8 39 (30.23%) Computer Science
9 38 (29.46%) DevOps
10 36 (27.91%) Scenario Testing
11 33 (25.58%) Migration
12 32 (24.81%) Data Migration
12 32 (24.81%) Decision-Making
12 32 (24.81%) Requirements Gathering
13 31 (24.03%) Software Testing
14 28 (21.71%) Scrum
15 23 (17.83%) Software Engineering
16 22 (17.05%) BDD
17 17 (13.18%) Non-Functional Testing
18 15 (11.63%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (39.53%) SQL
2 48 (37.21%) Java
3 28 (21.71%) Python
4 21 (16.28%) C#
5 14 (10.85%) JavaScript
6 13 (10.08%) C++
7 11 (8.53%) VB
8 10 (7.75%) C
8 10 (7.75%) COBOL
9 9 (6.98%) Bash Shell
9 9 (6.98%) Groovy
9 9 (6.98%) Perl
10 8 (6.20%) VBScript
11 7 (5.43%) Assembly Language
11 7 (5.43%) HLASM
11 7 (5.43%) PL/1
11 7 (5.43%) REXX
12 6 (4.65%) VB.NET
13 5 (3.88%) Ruby
13 5 (3.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (37.21%) Degree
2 39 (30.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (24.03%) ISTQB
4 18 (13.95%) ISEB
5 14 (10.85%) Security Cleared
6 9 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (6.98%) PMI Certification
6 9 (6.98%) PMP
7 8 (6.20%) MCP
8 3 (2.33%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (30.23%) QA
2 32 (24.81%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (16.28%) Docker
2 9 (6.98%) ACF2
2 9 (6.98%) RACF
3 2 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (10.85%) Kubernetes
2 12 (9.30%) HP ALM
3 10 (7.75%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (7.75%) Puppet
4 8 (6.20%) CA Service Virtualization
5 4 (3.10%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.55%) Ansible
6 2 (1.55%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (20.16%) HP
2 15 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.85%) IBM
4 13 (10.08%) CA
5 12 (9.30%) CA Agile Central
6 10 (7.75%) Micro Focus
7 8 (6.20%) Oracle
7 8 (6.20%) Perfecto Mobile
8 5 (3.88%) Google
8 5 (3.88%) Parasoft
9 3 (2.33%) SAP
10 2 (1.55%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.55%) Splunk
10 2 (1.55%) VMware