Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 846 857 704
Rank change year-on-year +11 -153 +20
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 227 312 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.87% 0.94% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 162 227 382
UK median annual salary £49,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £33,772 £34,162 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,250 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +13.92% -7.06%

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 25,964 33,034 35,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.88% 20.07% 20.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20,514 26,725 28,926
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
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 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 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for HP UFT in the UK

HP UFT
Top 14 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 15 October 2019. 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 +53 223 £50,000 - 23
UK excluding London +42 131 £42,500 -5.56% 18
London +47 92 £55,000 -8.33% 5
North of England +30 45 £37,500 -4.46% 9
South East +8 40 £45,000 - 5
North West +37 25 £37,500 -4.46% 2
South West +24 24 £52,000 +4.00% 1
Midlands +50 17 £40,000 +17.65% 3
West Midlands +40 12 £40,000 +31.15% 2
Yorkshire +7 11 £43,646 +0.03% 5
North East +28 9 £30,000 -19.62% 2
East of England +61 5 £50,500 +12.22%
East Midlands +26 3 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Wales - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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.

1 177 (77.97%) Test Automation
2 155 (68.28%) Selenium
3 141 (62.11%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (47.58%) QA
4 108 (47.58%) JIRA
5 86 (37.89%) Jenkins
6 80 (35.24%) Java
7 78 (34.36%) SQL
8 77 (33.92%) Cucumber
9 76 (33.48%) DevOps
10 73 (32.16%) SDLC
11 71 (31.28%) Finance
12 70 (30.84%) Continuous Integration
13 69 (30.40%) Test Strategy
14 68 (29.96%) Software Testing
15 62 (27.31%) Python
16 59 (25.99%) Git (software)
17 49 (21.59%) Test Scripting
18 46 (20.26%) Test Management
18 46 (20.26%) Linux
19 45 (19.82%) Windows
19 45 (19.82%) TDD
20 44 (19.38%) LoadRunner
21 43 (18.94%) BDD
22 42 (18.50%) HP
22 42 (18.50%) ISTQB
23 41 (18.06%) Team Foundation Server
24 40 (17.62%) TeamCity
25 39 (17.18%) User Acceptance Testing
26 38 (16.74%) AWS

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 29 (12.78%) Confluence
2 7 (3.08%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.88%) CMS
5 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (5.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.88%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 38 (16.74%) AWS
2 31 (13.66%) Azure
3 21 (9.25%) CloudBees
3 21 (9.25%) GCP
4 20 (8.81%) Sauce Labs
5 8 (3.52%) BrowserStack
6 7 (3.08%) Slack
7 6 (2.64%) SaaS
8 5 (2.20%) Tricentis Tosca
9 4 (1.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.76%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.76%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.76%) AWS CloudTrail
9 4 (1.76%) BlazeMeter
9 4 (1.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.88%) BIG-IP
1 2 (0.88%) PuTTY
1 2 (0.88%) Telnet
1 2 (0.88%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.44%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.57%) Relational Database
2 18 (7.93%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.61%) Big Data
4 9 (3.96%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (3.08%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.64%) Apache Hive
6 6 (2.64%) Data Lake
6 6 (2.64%) DataStage
7 4 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.76%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.76%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.88%) DB2
8 2 (0.88%) DTS
8 2 (0.88%) MySQL
8 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 155 (68.28%) Selenium
2 108 (47.58%) JIRA
3 86 (37.89%) Jenkins
4 77 (33.92%) Cucumber
5 59 (25.99%) Git (software)
6 44 (19.38%) LoadRunner
7 41 (18.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 40 (17.62%) TeamCity
9 36 (15.86%) Subversion
10 33 (14.54%) SoapUI
11 32 (14.10%) JMeter
12 24 (10.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (9.25%) ClearCase
13 21 (9.25%) GoCD
13 21 (9.25%) Octopus Deploy
13 21 (9.25%) Travis CI
13 21 (9.25%) Vagrant
14 18 (7.93%) JUnit
15 16 (7.05%) SpecFlow
16 15 (6.61%) Appium
General
1 71 (31.28%) Finance
2 34 (14.98%) Banking
3 21 (9.25%) Public Sector
4 11 (4.85%) Retail
5 10 (4.41%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.96%) Aerospace
7 6 (2.64%) Games
8 4 (1.76%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.32%) Front Office
10 2 (0.88%) Back Office
11 1 (0.44%) Electronics
11 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (22.47%) Test Engineer
2 45 (19.82%) Analyst
3 37 (16.30%) Test Analyst
4 29 (12.78%) Tester
5 28 (12.33%) QA Engineer
6 24 (10.57%) Consultant
7 23 (10.13%) Automation Tester
8 21 (9.25%) Automation Consultant
8 21 (9.25%) IT Consultant
9 13 (5.73%) QA Tester
9 13 (5.73%) Quality Engineer
9 13 (5.73%) Technical Analyst
10 12 (5.29%) Automation Test Analyst
10 12 (5.29%) QA Test Engineer
10 12 (5.29%) Senior Test Engineer
11 11 (4.85%) Test Leader
12 10 (4.41%) Technical Test Analyst
13 9 (3.96%) Automation Test Lead
13 9 (3.96%) Test Architect
13 9 (3.96%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.25%) Web Services
2 20 (8.81%) Gherkin
3 19 (8.37%) XML
4 17 (7.49%) .NET
5 10 (4.41%) JSON
5 10 (4.41%) SOAP
6 9 (3.96%) REST
7 8 (3.52%) Velocity
8 6 (2.64%) Middleware
9 5 (2.20%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.20%) Node.js
9 5 (2.20%) WPF
10 4 (1.76%) Kafka
10 4 (1.76%) RESTful
11 2 (0.88%) ADO
11 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (0.88%) CSS
11 2 (0.88%) Jest
11 2 (0.88%) WSDL
11 2 (0.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.73%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.08%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.64%) Life Science
5 5 (2.20%) Online Games
5 5 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.76%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.32%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.32%) Derivative
7 3 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.32%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.88%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.88%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.88%) NHS
8 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.44%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.44%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 46 (20.26%) Linux
2 45 (19.82%) Windows
3 31 (13.66%) Unix
4 21 (9.25%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (77.97%) Test Automation
2 141 (62.11%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (33.48%) DevOps
4 73 (32.16%) SDLC
5 70 (30.84%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (30.40%) Test Strategy
7 68 (29.96%) Software Testing
8 49 (21.59%) Test Scripting
9 46 (20.26%) Test Management
10 45 (19.82%) TDD
11 43 (18.94%) BDD
12 39 (17.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 38 (16.74%) Regression Testing
14 37 (16.30%) Defect Management
15 36 (15.86%) Manual Testing
15 36 (15.86%) Open Source
16 34 (14.98%) Performance Testing
17 33 (14.54%) Functional Testing
17 33 (14.54%) Problem-Solving
18 27 (11.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 80 (35.24%) Java
2 78 (34.36%) SQL
3 62 (27.31%) Python
4 37 (16.30%) C#
5 30 (13.22%) Bash Shell
6 28 (12.33%) PowerShell
7 19 (8.37%) JavaScript
7 19 (8.37%) VBScript
8 18 (7.93%) PL/SQL
9 16 (7.05%) C
10 15 (6.61%) VB
11 13 (5.73%) Scala
12 12 (5.29%) Ruby
13 6 (2.64%) C++
13 6 (2.64%) R
14 5 (2.20%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.20%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.88%) Go
15 2 (0.88%) XPath
16 1 (0.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 42 (18.50%) ISTQB
2 30 (13.22%) ISEB
3 20 (8.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (6.61%) Security Cleared
5 13 (5.73%) Degree
6 10 (4.41%) DV Cleared
6 10 (4.41%) MCP
6 10 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.41%) OCP
6 10 (4.41%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (4.41%) SAP Certification
7 8 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.76%) HND
9 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (47.58%) QA
2 6 (2.64%) WCAG
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 28 (12.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (13.22%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (11.45%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (11.45%) Puppet
3 25 (11.01%) Ansible
4 21 (9.25%) Automic
4 21 (9.25%) Graphite
4 21 (9.25%) Nagios
5 19 (8.37%) HP ALM
6 16 (7.05%) CA Service Virtualization
7 7 (3.08%) Kubernetes
8 6 (2.64%) Nessus
9 4 (1.76%) Terraform
10 2 (0.88%) nmon
Vendors
1 42 (18.50%) HP
2 38 (16.74%) Oracle
3 27 (11.89%) Microsoft
4 22 (9.69%) Google
5 21 (9.25%) AppDynamics
5 21 (9.25%) XebiaLabs
6 17 (7.49%) CA
7 14 (6.17%) CA Agile Central
7 14 (6.17%) SAP
8 12 (5.29%) Perfecto Mobile
9 9 (3.96%) Green Hat
10 6 (2.64%) Ab Initio
10 6 (2.64%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 6 (2.64%) Informatica
10 6 (2.64%) Tableau
10 6 (2.64%) Teradata
11 5 (2.20%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.76%) Perforce
13 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.88%) VMware