The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 209 218
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 11 30 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.53% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 2.71% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7 27 46
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £52,500 £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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1165 1109 1221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 21.78% 19.53% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 986 974 1027
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for HP UFT in Yorkshire

HP UFT
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing HP UFT in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for HP UFT in Yorkshire

HP UFT
Job Locations in 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 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
South Yorkshire -23 7 £65,000 +52.94%
West Yorkshire +14 2 £40,000 -36.00%
North Yorkshire +3 1 £24,000 -20.00%
HP UFT
England

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 16 (84.21%) Test Automation
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) Java
4 11 (57.89%) Selenium
5 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (52.63%) .NET
5 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
6 9 (47.37%) QA
7 8 (42.11%) Functional Testing
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (36.84%) SAP
8 7 (36.84%) SQL
8 7 (36.84%) HP
9 6 (31.58%) ISEB
9 6 (31.58%) VBScript
9 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
9 6 (31.58%) SOAP
9 6 (31.58%) XML
9 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
9 6 (31.58%) Unix
9 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (31.58%) Test Management
9 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
9 6 (31.58%) SDLC
9 6 (31.58%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (26.32%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 5 (26.32%) Rational Functional Tester
10 5 (26.32%) Software Architecture
10 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

HP UFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
1 1 (5.26%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MS Access
2 4 (21.05%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) Rational Functional Tester
2 5 (26.32%) SilkTest
3 2 (10.53%) eCATT
3 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
3 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
3 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) eggPlant
4 1 (5.26%) Firebug
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) TestDirector
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Automation Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Developer in Test
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Manager
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Test Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) SOAP
2 6 (31.58%) XML
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) XBRL
4 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 4 (21.05%) J2EE
4 4 (21.05%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Robotics
3 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.26%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Test Automation
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
5 8 (42.11%) Functional Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
6 6 (31.58%) SDLC
6 6 (31.58%) Test Management
6 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
7 5 (26.32%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (26.32%) SOA
7 5 (26.32%) Software Architecture
7 5 (26.32%) Wealth Management
8 4 (21.05%) Defect Management
8 4 (21.05%) Modular Programming
8 4 (21.05%) Programme Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) Resource Allocation
8 4 (21.05%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) VBScript
4 5 (26.32%) Perl
4 5 (26.32%) Python
4 5 (26.32%) VB
4 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
5 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
5 4 (21.05%) C++
5 4 (21.05%) VBA
5 4 (21.05%) VC++
6 3 (15.79%) C#
7 1 (5.26%) Groovy
7 1 (5.26%) Ruby
7 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISEB
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (26.32%) PMI Certification
2 5 (26.32%) PMP
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Certification
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA
2 4 (21.05%) COBIT
3 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) HP
2 7 (36.84%) SAP
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) Blue Prism
4 4 (21.05%) Cognizant
5 1 (5.26%) Telerik
5 1 (5.26%) T-Plan