The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 77 81 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 2 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.32% 0.67% 2.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.37% 3.00% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 17
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
LoadRunner
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Development Applications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
146 200 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 23.55% 22.17% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 119 172 107
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -12.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Dorset region.

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Dorset

LoadRunner
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -2 2 £57,500 +35.29%
LoadRunner
South West

LoadRunner
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Calabash
2 2 (66.67%) eggPlant
2 2 (66.67%) SOASTA, Inc
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Appium
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (66.67%) Calabash
1 2 (66.67%) eggPlant
1 2 (66.67%) Appium
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SOASTA, Inc