Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 688 691 581
Rank change year-on-year +3 -110 -93
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 530 590 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.31% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.48% 1.67% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 382 440 831
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,700
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.97% +5.30%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

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 35905 35377 37958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.56% 18.46% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29155 30571 32022
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 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £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 October 2017.

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 October 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 +17 481 £45,000 - 28
UK excluding London -56 277 £40,000 -5.88% 19
London +89 245 £57,500 +15.00% 12
South East 0 115 £38,750 -18.42% 3
Scotland +15 46 £52,500 +54.41% 2
North of England -25 42 £40,250 +7.33% 7
South West +34 30 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Midlands +16 30 £52,500 +34.62% 2
West Midlands +12 24 £60,000 +53.85%
Yorkshire -7 23 £41,500 -2.35% 2
East of England -42 21 £32,000 -36.00% 2
North West -19 17 £37,500 +20.97% 4
East Midlands +44 6 £36,500 +12.31% 2
Isle of Man - 4 - -
North East - 2 £41,250 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 440 (83.02%) Test Automation
2 361 (68.11%) Selenium
3 284 (53.58%) Agile Software Development
4 205 (38.68%) Finance
5 200 (37.74%) HP
6 189 (35.66%) QA
7 188 (35.47%) Test Scripting
8 174 (32.83%) SQL
9 164 (30.94%) ISTQB
10 138 (26.04%) Java
11 127 (23.96%) Software Testing
11 127 (23.96%) Test Strategy
12 123 (23.21%) Degree
12 123 (23.21%) ISEB
13 122 (23.02%) Functional Testing
13 122 (23.02%) HP Quality Center
14 121 (22.83%) SDLC
15 114 (21.51%) C#
16 110 (20.75%) Windows
17 103 (19.43%) Cucumber
18 97 (18.30%) BDD
18 97 (18.30%) JIRA
19 95 (17.92%) LoadRunner
20 94 (17.74%) Test Management
20 94 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
21 87 (16.42%) TDD
21 87 (16.42%) Scenario Testing
22 86 (16.23%) Defect Management
23 85 (16.04%) Manual Testing
24 84 (15.85%) 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 23 (4.34%) Confluence
2 14 (2.64%) CMS
2 14 (2.64%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.26%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.70%) IIS
5 8 (1.51%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.32%) Apache
7 6 (1.13%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.38%) JBoss
8 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.19%) CICS
Applications
1 37 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.94%) Campfire
4 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.89%) SAP ERP
2 9 (1.70%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.75%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.38%) SAP CAR
4 2 (0.38%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 53 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (4.53%) CloudBees
3 24 (4.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (3.96%) Adobe Analytics
5 8 (1.51%) Slack
6 7 (1.32%) GitHub
7 5 (0.94%) Asana
8 3 (0.57%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.38%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.38%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.38%) Route 53
9 2 (0.38%) Serverless
9 2 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.51%) HTTP
2 7 (1.32%) PuTTY
3 3 (0.57%) Intranet
3 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.57%) VPN
3 3 (0.57%) WinSCP
4 2 (0.38%) NGN
5 1 (0.19%) Internet
5 1 (0.19%) RTP
5 1 (0.19%) VoIP
5 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.17%) Relational Database
2 32 (6.04%) SQL Server
3 25 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (4.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 23 (4.34%) Oracle ODI
5 12 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.08%) Big Data
7 9 (1.70%) Blockchain
7 9 (1.70%) SQLPlus
8 8 (1.51%) DB2
9 5 (0.94%) MySQL
9 5 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.57%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 361 (68.11%) Selenium
2 103 (19.43%) Cucumber
3 97 (18.30%) JIRA
4 95 (17.92%) LoadRunner
5 83 (15.66%) Jenkins
6 81 (15.28%) SoapUI
7 74 (13.96%) WebDriver
8 55 (10.38%) Subversion
9 51 (9.62%) SpecFlow
10 49 (9.25%) TeamCity
11 47 (8.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 42 (7.92%) JUnit
12 42 (7.92%) Protractor
13 41 (7.74%) GitLab
13 41 (7.74%) JMeter
14 36 (6.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 35 (6.60%) Git (software)
15 35 (6.60%) Maven
16 34 (6.42%) Rational Functional Tester
17 32 (6.04%) FitNesse
General
1 205 (38.68%) Finance
2 84 (15.85%) Banking
3 28 (5.28%) Investment Banking
4 25 (4.72%) Marketing
4 25 (4.72%) Retail
5 21 (3.96%) Financial Institution
6 20 (3.77%) Games
7 19 (3.58%) Polish Language
8 14 (2.64%) Telecoms
9 11 (2.08%) Automotive
10 9 (1.70%) Publishing
11 8 (1.51%) General Ledger
12 7 (1.32%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.94%) Front Office
14 4 (0.75%) Law
14 4 (0.75%) Legal
15 2 (0.38%) Back Office
15 2 (0.38%) Billing
15 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 152 (28.68%) Analyst
2 144 (27.17%) Test Analyst
3 98 (18.49%) Tester
4 58 (10.94%) Automation Tester
5 54 (10.19%) Test Manager
6 48 (9.06%) Test Engineer
7 40 (7.55%) Test Automation Engineer
8 39 (7.36%) Automation Test Analyst
9 37 (6.98%) Consultant
10 36 (6.79%) Developer
10 36 (6.79%) QA Engineer
11 33 (6.23%) Test Leader
12 31 (5.85%) Senior Analyst
13 27 (5.09%) Automation Test Lead
13 27 (5.09%) Senior Test Analyst
14 23 (4.34%) QA Tester
14 23 (4.34%) Senior Tester
15 21 (3.96%) Angular Developer
15 21 (3.96%) Digital Developer
15 21 (3.96%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (12.64%) HTML
2 66 (12.45%) .NET
3 60 (11.32%) Gherkin
4 55 (10.38%) SOAP
5 52 (9.81%) CSS
6 49 (9.25%) XML
7 47 (8.87%) Web Services
8 33 (6.23%) REST
9 30 (5.66%) AngularJS
10 26 (4.91%) HTML5
11 23 (4.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 21 (3.96%) Apache Cordova
12 21 (3.96%) CSS3
12 21 (3.96%) Ionic Framework
12 21 (3.96%) PhoneGap
13 16 (3.02%) Elastic Stack
14 15 (2.83%) jQuery
14 15 (2.83%) Node.js
15 13 (2.45%) J2EE
16 11 (2.08%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.51%) Computer Science
2 51 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (6.60%) Mobile App
4 28 (5.28%) Management Information System
5 23 (4.34%) User Experience
6 21 (3.96%) iPad
6 21 (3.96%) iPhone
7 20 (3.77%) Equities
8 18 (3.40%) Fixed Income
9 17 (3.21%) Client/Server
10 14 (2.64%) N-Tier
10 14 (2.64%) Online Gambling
11 12 (2.26%) Driving Licence
11 12 (2.26%) Fintech
11 12 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (1.32%) Data Centre
13 7 (1.32%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 110 (20.75%) Windows
2 68 (12.83%) Linux
3 67 (12.64%) Unix
4 24 (4.53%) CoreOS
5 23 (4.34%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.45%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.38%) Android
8 2 (0.38%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (83.02%) Test Automation
2 284 (53.58%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (35.47%) Test Scripting
4 127 (23.96%) Software Testing
4 127 (23.96%) Test Strategy
5 122 (23.02%) Functional Testing
6 121 (22.83%) SDLC
7 97 (18.30%) BDD
8 94 (17.74%) Test Management
8 94 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 87 (16.42%) Scenario Testing
9 87 (16.42%) TDD
10 86 (16.23%) Defect Management
11 85 (16.04%) Manual Testing
12 79 (14.91%) Performance Testing
12 79 (14.91%) Scrum
13 71 (13.40%) Non-Functional Testing
13 71 (13.40%) Regression Testing
14 65 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
15 62 (11.70%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 174 (32.83%) SQL
2 138 (26.04%) Java
3 114 (21.51%) C#
4 63 (11.89%) JavaScript
5 58 (10.94%) Python
6 48 (9.06%) VBScript
7 28 (5.28%) Bash Shell
8 27 (5.09%) C
9 24 (4.53%) Groovy
10 21 (3.96%) C++
10 21 (3.96%) VB
11 20 (3.77%) PL/SQL
11 20 (3.77%) Scala
12 19 (3.58%) Ruby
13 15 (2.83%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.26%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.32%) Jython
15 7 (1.32%) Perl
16 6 (1.13%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.94%) RPG
Qualifications
1 164 (30.94%) ISTQB
2 123 (23.21%) Degree
2 123 (23.21%) ISEB
3 43 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 34 (6.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (5.09%) Security Cleared
6 18 (3.40%) SAP Certification
7 14 (2.64%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 10 (1.89%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.70%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (1.51%) MCP
10 8 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (1.32%) OCP
11 7 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.94%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.94%) PMP
13 2 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (35.66%) QA
2 2 (0.38%) COBIT
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (13.58%) Docker
2 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.38%) vSphere
3 1 (0.19%) ACF2
3 1 (0.19%) RACF
Systems Management
1 122 (23.02%) HP Quality Center
2 36 (6.79%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (6.42%) Puppet
4 26 (4.91%) Nagios
5 24 (4.53%) Ansible
5 24 (4.53%) Graphite
6 22 (4.15%) CA Service Virtualization
7 18 (3.40%) Kubernetes
8 8 (1.51%) Marathon
8 8 (1.51%) Mesos
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 200 (37.74%) HP
2 78 (14.72%) Microsoft
3 66 (12.45%) Oracle
4 44 (8.30%) SAP
5 30 (5.66%) AppDynamics
6 27 (5.09%) Google
7 24 (4.53%) IBM
8 22 (4.15%) CA
8 22 (4.15%) Dynatrace
9 21 (3.96%) Adobe
10 20 (3.77%) New Relic
11 15 (2.83%) XebiaLabs
12 11 (2.08%) SaltStack
13 9 (1.70%) Cognizant
14 7 (1.32%) Splunk
15 6 (1.13%) Citrix
15 6 (1.13%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.13%) Telerik
16 5 (0.94%) Avaloq
16 5 (0.94%) CA Agile Central