The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 396 376 340
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -36
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 55 62 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.28% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.54% 2.06% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 41 26 74
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.16%
Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3580 3017 3617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.89% 13.44% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3020 2581 3251
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
LoadRunner
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +17 23 £55,000 +25.71%
Berkshire -22 23 £34,500 -38.66%
Oxfordshire -14 5 £50,000 -9.09%
East Sussex - 2 £47,500 -
Kent - 2 £28,500 -
West Sussex +6 1 £60,000 +9.09%
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 54 (62.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 49 (56.98%) Selenium
3 38 (44.19%) Finance
4 31 (36.05%) Performance Testing
5 28 (32.56%) ISEB
6 24 (27.91%) SQL
7 22 (25.58%) Test Scripting
8 21 (24.42%) SilkPerformer
9 19 (22.09%) Project Management
9 19 (22.09%) HP
9 19 (22.09%) Oracle
9 19 (22.09%) Automation Testing
10 18 (20.93%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (20.93%) Degree
11 17 (19.77%) JMeter
12 16 (18.60%) QALoad
12 16 (18.60%) V-Model
12 16 (18.60%) TestPartner
12 16 (18.60%) Test Strategy
13 15 (17.44%) Oracle Database
13 15 (17.44%) EasyMock
13 15 (17.44%) Waterfall
13 15 (17.44%) jMock
13 15 (17.44%) JUnit
14 14 (16.28%) QA
15 11 (12.79%) WinRunner
15 11 (12.79%) Windows
15 11 (12.79%) Automated Testing
16 10 (11.63%) Retail
16 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) LAN
1 8 (9.30%) WAN
2 7 (8.14%) SAN
2 7 (8.14%) HTTP
3 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.65%) DNS
4 4 (4.65%) Internet
5 2 (2.33%) SSL
6 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.44%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.14%) IDOL
2 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 54 (62.79%) QuickTest Pro
2 49 (56.98%) Selenium
3 21 (24.42%) SilkPerformer
4 17 (19.77%) JMeter
5 16 (18.60%) QALoad
5 16 (18.60%) TestPartner
6 15 (17.44%) EasyMock
6 15 (17.44%) jMock
6 15 (17.44%) JUnit
7 11 (12.79%) WinRunner
8 7 (8.14%) TestDirector
9 6 (6.98%) eggPlant
9 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio
10 4 (4.65%) Facilita Forecast
10 4 (4.65%) SilkTest
10 4 (4.65%) WATIR
11 2 (2.33%) JIRA
12 1 (1.16%) Introscope
12 1 (1.16%) Toad
12 1 (1.16%) JProfiler
General
1 38 (44.19%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Retail
2 10 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Test Manager
2 22 (25.58%) Test Analyst
2 22 (25.58%) Analyst
3 16 (18.60%) Performance Test Analyst
3 16 (18.60%) Performance Analyst
4 13 (15.12%) Test Leader
4 13 (15.12%) Tester
5 11 (12.79%) Performance Tester
6 10 (11.63%) Senior Tester
7 9 (10.47%) Senior Performance Tester
8 8 (9.30%) Performance Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Head of Testing
10 4 (4.65%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Testing Manager
10 4 (4.65%) Technical Support Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) Ajax
1 6 (6.98%) .NET
2 4 (4.65%) HTML
3 1 (1.16%) Middleware
3 1 (1.16%) JDBC
3 1 (1.16%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Open Source
1 7 (8.14%) PKI
2 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.65%) GIS
4 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Windows
2 8 (9.30%) Windows XP
2 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.81%) Linux
4 3 (3.49%) UNIX
5 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.05%) Performance Testing
2 22 (25.58%) Test Scripting
3 19 (22.09%) Project Management
3 19 (22.09%) Automation Testing
4 16 (18.60%) V-Model
4 16 (18.60%) Test Strategy
5 15 (17.44%) Waterfall
6 11 (12.79%) Automated Testing
7 9 (10.47%) CMMI
8 8 (9.30%) Test Automation
9 7 (8.14%) Software Testing
9 7 (8.14%) Performance Engineering
10 5 (5.81%) QMS
10 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.65%) TDD
11 4 (4.65%) Code Coverage
12 3 (3.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (3.49%) Test Management
12 3 (3.49%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) SQL
2 9 (10.47%) C
3 6 (6.98%) Java
4 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.81%) C++
5 4 (4.65%) C#
6 3 (3.49%) Python
6 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (32.56%) ISEB
2 18 (20.93%) Degree
3 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
4 9 (10.47%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) QA
2 9 (10.47%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 18 (20.93%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (8.14%) Netcool
2 7 (8.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.16%) nmon
Vendors
1 19 (22.09%) HP
1 19 (22.09%) Oracle
2 8 (9.30%) Meridio
3 7 (8.14%) EMC
4 6 (6.98%) Fujitsu
5 4 (4.65%) Siebel
5 4 (4.65%) Citrix
6 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.16%) Juniper
8 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow