Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 666 680 590
Rank change year-on-year +14 -90 -102
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 577 644 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.58% 1.79% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 411 467 802
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 36460 35993 37100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.71% 18.27% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29772 31198 31164
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £69,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 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 +20 530 £50,000 +17.65% 17
London +131 289 £58,000 +16.00% 5
UK excluding London -85 280 £40,000 - 13
South East +10 124 £38,750 -13.89% 6
Scotland +31 43 £52,500 +39.07% 2
North of England -42 41 £42,000 +8.39% 1
Midlands +7 29 £40,000 +2.56% 1
East of England -78 29 £37,500 -21.05% 3
West Midlands +14 23 £52,500 +34.62% 1
Yorkshire -6 23 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South West +15 20 £40,000 +6.67%
North West -29 16 £37,500 +20.97%
East Midlands +7 6 £36,000 +2.13%
Isle of Man - 4 - -
North East - 2 £41,250 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £33,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 476 (82.50%) Test Automation
2 388 (67.24%) Selenium
3 285 (49.39%) Agile Software Development
4 231 (40.03%) Test Scripting
5 214 (37.09%) Finance
6 196 (33.97%) ISTQB
7 193 (33.45%) HP
8 185 (32.06%) QA
9 176 (30.50%) SQL
10 161 (27.90%) Java
11 158 (27.38%) SDLC
12 144 (24.96%) Test Strategy
13 140 (24.26%) ISEB
14 134 (23.22%) Functional Testing
15 124 (21.49%) Software Testing
16 123 (21.32%) Degree
17 118 (20.45%) HP Quality Center
18 116 (20.10%) LoadRunner
19 114 (19.76%) Test Management
20 113 (19.58%) JIRA
21 110 (19.06%) User Acceptance Testing
22 109 (18.89%) Windows
23 100 (17.33%) C#
23 100 (17.33%) Performance Testing
24 98 (16.98%) Microsoft
25 97 (16.81%) BDD
25 97 (16.81%) Scenario Testing
26 96 (16.64%) Cucumber
27 95 (16.46%) Linux
28 90 (15.60%) 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 19 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.60%) Confluence
3 14 (2.43%) CMS
4 11 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.69%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.69%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.35%) IIS
7 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.17%) CICS
8 1 (0.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 43 (7.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (5.37%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.21%) Campfire
4 7 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.73%) SAP ERP
2 9 (1.56%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (1.04%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.35%) SAP CAR
4 2 (0.35%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.17%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 60 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (5.89%) CloudBees
3 34 (5.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (3.64%) Adobe Analytics
5 14 (2.43%) GitHub
6 7 (1.21%) Asana
6 7 (1.21%) Slack
7 5 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.87%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.69%) BrowserStack
8 4 (0.69%) Loggly
8 4 (0.69%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.04%) PuTTY
2 2 (0.35%) NGN
2 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.17%) Internet
3 1 (0.17%) Intranet
3 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.45%) Relational Database
2 27 (4.68%) SQL Server
3 25 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (4.16%) Oracle ODI
5 22 (3.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (1.56%) SQLPlus
7 8 (1.39%) MySQL
8 7 (1.21%) Big Data
9 5 (0.87%) MS Access
10 4 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.69%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.69%) Informix
10 4 (0.69%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.52%) DB2
11 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.17%) QlikView
13 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 388 (67.24%) Selenium
2 116 (20.10%) LoadRunner
3 113 (19.58%) JIRA
4 96 (16.64%) Cucumber
5 82 (14.21%) WebDriver
6 68 (11.79%) Jenkins
6 68 (11.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 66 (11.44%) Subversion
8 65 (11.27%) TeamCity
9 57 (9.88%) SpecFlow
10 55 (9.53%) SoapUI
11 51 (8.84%) Visual Studio
12 48 (8.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 44 (7.63%) Git (software)
13 44 (7.63%) GitLab
13 44 (7.63%) JMeter
14 38 (6.59%) eggPlant
15 37 (6.41%) Rational Functional Tester
16 34 (5.89%) FitNesse
16 34 (5.89%) Vagrant
General
1 214 (37.09%) Finance
2 90 (15.60%) Banking
3 41 (7.11%) Investment Banking
4 35 (6.07%) Retail
5 33 (5.72%) Financial Institution
6 22 (3.81%) Marketing
7 20 (3.47%) Polish Language
8 19 (3.29%) Telecoms
9 18 (3.12%) Games
10 12 (2.08%) Front Office
11 11 (1.91%) Retail Banking
12 10 (1.73%) Automotive
13 9 (1.56%) Publishing
14 8 (1.39%) Back Office
14 8 (1.39%) General Ledger
14 8 (1.39%) Law
14 8 (1.39%) Legal
15 2 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 148 (25.65%) Analyst
2 134 (23.22%) Test Analyst
3 103 (17.85%) Tester
4 64 (11.09%) Test Manager
5 63 (10.92%) Automation Tester
6 61 (10.57%) Test Engineer
7 59 (10.23%) Consultant
8 49 (8.49%) Test Automation Engineer
9 42 (7.28%) Test Leader
10 40 (6.93%) Automation Test Analyst
11 37 (6.41%) Developer
12 33 (5.72%) QA Engineer
12 33 (5.72%) QA Tester
13 31 (5.37%) Senior Analyst
14 27 (4.68%) DevOps Consultant
15 26 (4.51%) Automation Test Lead
16 24 (4.16%) QA Automation Tester
16 24 (4.16%) Test Automation Manager
17 22 (3.81%) Angular Developer
17 22 (3.81%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (11.09%) HTML
2 61 (10.57%) .NET
3 54 (9.36%) Web Services
4 51 (8.84%) SOAP
5 46 (7.97%) CSS
6 44 (7.63%) XML
7 38 (6.59%) Gherkin
8 34 (5.89%) AngularJS
9 27 (4.68%) Elastic Stack
10 26 (4.51%) HTML5
11 24 (4.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 22 (3.81%) Apache Cordova
12 22 (3.81%) CSS3
12 22 (3.81%) Ionic Framework
12 22 (3.81%) PhoneGap
13 16 (2.77%) REST
14 15 (2.60%) DOM
15 13 (2.25%) ASP.NET
16 11 (1.91%) Node.js
16 11 (1.91%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (8.49%) Computer Science
3 38 (6.59%) Equities
4 37 (6.41%) Fixed Income
5 30 (5.20%) Management Information System
6 28 (4.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 28 (4.85%) Mobile App
7 23 (3.99%) User Experience
8 22 (3.81%) iPad
8 22 (3.81%) iPhone
9 16 (2.77%) Client/Server
10 15 (2.60%) Derivative
11 14 (2.43%) Fintech
12 13 (2.25%) N-Tier
13 12 (2.08%) Driving Licence
13 12 (2.08%) Online Gambling
14 9 (1.56%) Virtual Team
15 8 (1.39%) Data Centre
16 7 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (1.21%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 109 (18.89%) Windows
2 95 (16.46%) Linux
3 83 (14.38%) Unix
4 34 (5.89%) CoreOS
5 28 (4.85%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.21%) Android
7 4 (0.69%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (82.50%) Test Automation
2 285 (49.39%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (40.03%) Test Scripting
4 158 (27.38%) SDLC
5 144 (24.96%) Test Strategy
6 134 (23.22%) Functional Testing
7 124 (21.49%) Software Testing
8 114 (19.76%) Test Management
9 110 (19.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 100 (17.33%) Performance Testing
11 97 (16.81%) BDD
11 97 (16.81%) Scenario Testing
12 88 (15.25%) Defect Management
12 88 (15.25%) DevOps
12 88 (15.25%) TDD
13 81 (14.04%) Manual Testing
14 77 (13.34%) Non-Functional Testing
15 72 (12.48%) Scrum
16 66 (11.44%) Continuous Delivery
17 64 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 176 (30.50%) SQL
2 161 (27.90%) Java
3 100 (17.33%) C#
4 67 (11.61%) Python
5 61 (10.57%) VBScript
6 48 (8.32%) JavaScript
7 35 (6.07%) VB
8 32 (5.55%) Bash Shell
9 30 (5.20%) C
10 24 (4.16%) PL/SQL
11 19 (3.29%) Scala
12 18 (3.12%) C++
13 16 (2.77%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.08%) Perl
14 12 (2.08%) Shell Script
14 12 (2.08%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.56%) Groovy
16 7 (1.21%) VC++
17 5 (0.87%) Ruby
17 5 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 196 (33.97%) ISTQB
2 140 (24.26%) ISEB
3 123 (21.32%) Degree
4 60 (10.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 35 (6.07%) Security Cleared
6 27 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (3.81%) SAP Certification
8 17 (2.95%) DV Cleared
9 15 (2.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 13 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (2.08%) MCP
12 10 (1.73%) OCP
12 10 (1.73%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (1.73%) PMP
12 10 (1.73%) SC Cleared
13 9 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
13 9 (1.56%) PMI Certification
14 8 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.69%) Master's Degree
16 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (32.06%) QA
2 4 (0.69%) COBIT
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (12.65%) Docker
2 4 (0.69%) LXC
3 3 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.17%) ACF2
4 1 (0.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 118 (20.45%) HP Quality Center
2 46 (7.97%) Opscode Chef
2 46 (7.97%) Puppet
3 38 (6.59%) Ansible
4 35 (6.07%) Nagios
5 34 (5.89%) Graphite
6 23 (3.99%) Kubernetes
7 21 (3.64%) CA Service Virtualization
8 4 (0.69%) Marathon
8 4 (0.69%) Mesos
9 3 (0.52%) Salt
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.17%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 193 (33.45%) HP
2 98 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 64 (11.09%) Oracle
4 56 (9.71%) SAP
5 42 (7.28%) AppDynamics
6 34 (5.89%) Google
7 33 (5.72%) Dynatrace
8 30 (5.20%) New Relic
9 23 (3.99%) IBM
9 23 (3.99%) XebiaLabs
10 21 (3.64%) Adobe
11 20 (3.47%) CA
11 20 (3.47%) Cognizant
12 19 (3.29%) SaltStack
13 12 (2.08%) Splunk
14 7 (1.21%) Blue Prism
14 7 (1.21%) Telerik
15 6 (1.04%) Murex
15 6 (1.04%) Serena
16 4 (0.69%) Sybase