Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 300 307 268
Rank change year-on-year +7 -39 +37
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 28 36 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.31% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.47% 2.00% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 47
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.62% -13.33% +16.88%
10th Percentile £32,625 £28,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £49,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1906 1801 1740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.80% 15.69% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1602 1523 1546
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing HP UFT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in the West Midlands

HP UFT
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in the West Midlands

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for HP UFT in the West Midlands

HP UFT
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HP UFT within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Birmingham +19 20 £55,000 +41.03%
Coventry +17 6 £35,000 +16.67%
Walsall - 2 - -
HP UFT
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 25 (89.29%) Test Automation
2 22 (78.57%) Selenium
3 18 (64.29%) ISTQB
4 12 (42.86%) ISEB
5 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (39.29%) QA
6 10 (35.71%) Java
7 9 (32.14%) C#
7 9 (32.14%) Cucumber
7 9 (32.14%) Waterfall
7 9 (32.14%) Functional Testing
7 9 (32.14%) Mentoring
7 9 (32.14%) Defect Management
8 8 (28.57%) BDD
8 8 (28.57%) XML
9 7 (25.00%) JUnit
9 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 7 (25.00%) Groovy
9 7 (25.00%) TDD
9 7 (25.00%) Degree
9 7 (25.00%) Scala
9 7 (25.00%) Ranorex
9 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
9 7 (25.00%) Protractor
10 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
10 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (21.43%) LoadRunner
11 5 (17.86%) IBM
11 5 (17.86%) HP

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (78.57%) Selenium
2 9 (32.14%) Cucumber
3 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (25.00%) JUnit
3 7 (25.00%) Protractor
3 7 (25.00%) Ranorex
3 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 6 (21.43%) LoadRunner
5 4 (14.29%) eCATT
6 2 (7.14%) JIRA
6 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 2 (7.14%) WinRunner
7 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
1 11 (39.29%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Tester
3 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Automation Test Lead
3 6 (21.43%) Lead Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Test Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Test Automation Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Test Manager
5 4 (14.29%) SAP Manager
5 4 (14.29%) SAP Test Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Software Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Test Leader
7 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) XML
2 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) Node.js
2 5 (17.86%) WPF
3 3 (10.71%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) iSeries
1 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Test Automation
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Defect Management
3 9 (32.14%) Functional Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Mentoring
3 9 (32.14%) Waterfall
4 8 (28.57%) BDD
5 7 (25.00%) TDD
5 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
7 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Web Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Coaching
8 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
10 2 (7.14%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) C#
3 7 (25.00%) Groovy
3 7 (25.00%) Scala
4 5 (17.86%) Delphi
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) RPG
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) ISTQB
2 12 (42.86%) ISEB
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (14.29%) SAP Certification
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
8 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) HP
1 5 (17.86%) IBM
2 4 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) Capita
3 2 (7.14%) Pega