The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 41 62
Rank change year-on-year -21 +21  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 5 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.91% 3.27% 1.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.97% 20.25% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 2
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 126 79 99
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 22.87% 16.12% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 113 71 67
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing HP UFT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Watford

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT in Watford.

Salary trend for HP UFT in Watford

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in Watford over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for HP UFT in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 18 (94.74%) JIRA
2 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) Unix
2 16 (84.21%) Selenium
2 16 (84.21%) Test Automation
3 15 (78.95%) WebDriver
3 15 (78.95%) BDD
3 15 (78.95%) Test Scripting
3 15 (78.95%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (78.95%) Linux
3 15 (78.95%) C#
3 15 (78.95%) Python
3 15 (78.95%) Shell Script
3 15 (78.95%) TDD
4 13 (68.42%) Functional Testing
5 12 (63.16%) Regression Testing
6 11 (57.89%) QA
6 11 (57.89%) Scrum
7 8 (42.11%) Finance
8 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
9 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
10 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
10 3 (15.79%) Confluence
10 3 (15.79%) RESTful
10 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (15.79%) Kanban
10 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
10 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 3 (15.79%) Confluence
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (94.74%) JIRA
2 16 (84.21%) Selenium
3 15 (78.95%) WebDriver
4 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
5 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
6 3 (15.79%) Bugzilla
6 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.79%) JUnit
6 3 (15.79%) Maven
6 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
6 3 (15.79%) TestDirector
6 3 (15.79%) TestLink
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
1 13 (68.42%) Test Analyst
2 12 (63.16%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) QA Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Gherkin
1 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
1 3 (15.79%) RESTful
1 3 (15.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Unix
2 15 (78.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (84.21%) Test Automation
2 15 (78.95%) BDD
2 15 (78.95%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (78.95%) TDD
2 15 (78.95%) Test Scripting
3 13 (68.42%) Functional Testing
4 12 (63.16%) Regression Testing
5 11 (57.89%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Kanban
6 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 15 (78.95%) C#
2 15 (78.95%) Python
2 15 (78.95%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle