The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 394 400 386
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 61 60 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.67% 1.71% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 39 46 26
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
LoadRunner
England

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

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3660 3510 3041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.05% 14.87% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3088 2974 2606
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in the South East

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in the South East

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in the South East

LoadRunner
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey +3 15 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Berkshire -9 15 £53,750 +55.79% 1
Hampshire - 14 £52,500 -
East Sussex -3 9 £60,000 +26.31%
Kent +20 4 £32,500 +20.37% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £38,500 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 63 (47.73%) QuickTest Pro
2 56 (42.42%) HP Quality Center
3 52 (39.39%) Performance Testing
4 50 (37.88%) HP
5 46 (34.85%) Selenium
6 45 (34.09%) ISEB
7 42 (31.82%) ISTQB
8 39 (29.55%) Security Cleared
9 36 (27.27%) Test Scripting
10 34 (25.76%) Java
10 34 (25.76%) SQL
10 34 (25.76%) Windows
11 33 (25.00%) C#
12 32 (24.24%) Test Management
12 32 (24.24%) QA
13 30 (22.73%) Finance
14 29 (21.97%) Oracle
14 29 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (21.21%) Test Strategy
16 26 (19.70%) JMeter
17 23 (17.42%) SQL Server
18 22 (16.67%) TestDirector
19 21 (15.91%) C
19 21 (15.91%) IBM
20 20 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
21 19 (14.39%) Windows XP
21 19 (14.39%) Windows Server 2003
22 18 (13.64%) Test Automation
22 18 (13.64%) Degree
23 17 (12.88%) Software Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.58%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) JBoss
5 1 (0.76%) Apache
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) Magento
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.61%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.33%) LAN
2 11 (8.33%) WAN
3 8 (6.06%) HTTP
3 8 (6.06%) SAN
4 5 (3.79%) DNS
5 4 (3.03%) Wireless
6 3 (2.27%) Internet
7 2 (1.52%) SSL
8 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.55%) DB2
4 3 (2.27%) MySQL
5 2 (1.52%) IDOL
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.52%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.52%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 63 (47.73%) QuickTest Pro
2 46 (34.85%) Selenium
3 26 (19.70%) JMeter
4 22 (16.67%) TestDirector
5 16 (12.12%) WebDriver
6 13 (9.85%) Cucumber
7 12 (9.09%) NUnit
8 11 (8.33%) Rational Performance Tester
9 10 (7.58%) WinRunner
10 9 (6.82%) LoadUI
11 7 (5.30%) SoapUI
11 7 (5.30%) JUnit
11 7 (5.30%) Visual Studio
11 7 (5.30%) JIRA
12 5 (3.79%) WebLOAD
12 5 (3.79%) Rational Robot
12 5 (3.79%) Calabash
12 5 (3.79%) Appium
13 4 (3.03%) Jenkins
13 4 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
General
1 30 (22.73%) Finance
2 15 (11.36%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.30%) Retail
4 6 (4.55%) Legal
5 5 (3.79%) Banking
6 4 (3.03%) Marketing
6 4 (3.03%) Military
6 4 (3.03%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.52%) Electronics
7 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (31.06%) Analyst
1 41 (31.06%) Test Analyst
2 31 (23.48%) Test Manager
3 28 (21.21%) Tester
4 21 (15.91%) Performance Tester
5 13 (9.85%) QA Engineer
6 11 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Consultant
7 9 (6.82%) Test Consultant
7 9 (6.82%) Performance Manager
7 9 (6.82%) Performance Test Manager
8 6 (4.55%) Designer
8 6 (4.55%) Test Leader
8 6 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (3.03%) Principal Consultant
9 4 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.03%) Performance Test Leader
9 4 (3.03%) Lead Test Analyst
9 4 (3.03%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.33%) Middleware
2 10 (7.58%) .NET
3 9 (6.82%) HTML
4 7 (5.30%) SOAP
5 6 (4.55%) CSS
5 6 (4.55%) Gherkin
6 5 (3.79%) XML
7 4 (3.03%) Ajax
8 2 (1.52%) HTML5
8 2 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.52%) XSL
8 2 (1.52%) Web Services
9 1 (0.76%) J2EE
9 1 (0.76%) Spring
9 1 (0.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.58%) Replication
4 8 (6.06%) Open Source
5 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.03%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.52%) DTV
8 2 (1.52%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.52%) Physics
8 2 (1.52%) PKI
8 2 (1.52%) Social Media
8 2 (1.52%) New Media
8 2 (1.52%) Life Science
9 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.76%) Windows
2 19 (14.39%) Windows XP
2 19 (14.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.82%) UNIX
4 9 (6.82%) Linux
5 8 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.52%) CentOS
6 2 (1.52%) Android
7 1 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.39%) Performance Testing
2 36 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 32 (24.24%) Test Management
4 29 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (21.21%) Test Strategy
6 20 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 17 (12.88%) Software Testing
9 16 (12.12%) TDD
10 15 (11.36%) Regression Testing
10 15 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (11.36%) Performance Engineering
11 14 (10.61%) Scrum
11 14 (10.61%) Automated Testing
12 12 (9.09%) BDD
13 11 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (7.58%) Test Planning
14 10 (7.58%) Knowledge Management
15 9 (6.82%) People Management
16 8 (6.06%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.76%) Java
1 34 (25.76%) SQL
2 33 (25.00%) C#
3 21 (15.91%) C
4 13 (9.85%) PowerShell
5 10 (7.58%) Python
6 8 (6.06%) Perl
7 7 (5.30%) PHP
7 7 (5.30%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.30%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.79%) Tcl
8 5 (3.79%) C++
9 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.52%) COBOL
11 1 (0.76%) VBA
11 1 (0.76%) AWK
Qualifications
1 45 (34.09%) ISEB
2 42 (31.82%) ISTQB
3 39 (29.55%) Security Cleared
4 18 (13.64%) Degree
5 17 (12.88%) SC Cleared
5 17 (12.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (7.58%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (3.03%) CSQA
9 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (24.24%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (9.09%) vSphere
2 10 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.82%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 56 (42.42%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (6.06%) Netcool
2 8 (6.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 50 (37.88%) HP
2 29 (21.97%) Oracle
3 21 (15.91%) IBM
4 10 (7.58%) VMware
5 8 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.06%) EMC
6 5 (3.79%) SAP
7 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.03%) Capita
8 2 (1.52%) Meridio
8 2 (1.52%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.52%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.52%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.76%) Sun
9 1 (0.76%) Fujitsu
Kent
Stott & May
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sogeti
Salary: Excellent salary + flexible benefits
Posted: 15 days ago