The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 200 183
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 2 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.057% 0.076% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.42% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 25
Median salary £40,000 £62,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +56.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £62,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £62,500 £52,500
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 708 713 752
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 20.21% 18.04% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 602 621 599
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £56,900
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

HP UFT
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in West Yorkshire

HP UFT
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +7 1 £35,000 -44.00%
Pontefract - 1 £45,000 -
HP UFT
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) SDET
5 1 (16.67%) Service Design
5 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (16.67%) API Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) eggPlant
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) PuTTY
5 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Telerik
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) eggPlant
3 1 (16.67%) Firebug
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer in Test
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SDET
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) API Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Service Design
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Groovy
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Telerik
1 1 (16.67%) T-Plan