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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 394 382 410
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +28
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 56 47 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.62% 1.63% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 28
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £52,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
3449 2876 3308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.24% 13.23% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2828 2488 2919
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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 +12 18 £50,000 +25.00%
Berkshire -21 17 £60,000 +71.42%
Hampshire - 6 £35,000 - 3
Kent 0 5 £27,000 -33.33%
Oxfordshire +11 4 £50,000 -4.76%
East Sussex - 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 £38,500 -
Buckinghamshire -3 1 £40,000 -19.06%
West Sussex -7 1 £60,000 +100.00%
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 102 (76.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 62 (46.62%) Performance Testing
3 57 (42.86%) SQL
4 50 (37.59%) Selenium
5 48 (36.09%) JMeter
6 42 (31.58%) Oracle
7 41 (30.83%) Test Scripting
8 38 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
8 38 (28.57%) Degree
9 35 (26.32%) QA
10 34 (25.56%) Oracle Database
11 31 (23.31%) Java
11 31 (23.31%) ISEB
12 30 (22.56%) HP
13 29 (21.80%) Windows
14 27 (20.30%) Python
15 26 (19.55%) Finance
16 25 (18.80%) ISTQB
17 24 (18.05%) Open Source
18 23 (17.29%) PL/SQL
19 22 (16.54%) SilkPerformer
19 22 (16.54%) Computer Science
19 22 (16.54%) Test Strategy
19 22 (16.54%) Security Cleared
20 21 (15.79%) Automated Testing
21 20 (15.04%) Linux
21 20 (15.04%) Test Automation
22 16 (12.03%) .NET
23 15 (11.28%) TCP/IP
23 15 (11.28%) WinRunner

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
1 6 (4.51%) IIS
2 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.28%) TCP/IP
2 13 (9.77%) HTTP
3 11 (8.27%) LAN
3 11 (8.27%) WAN
4 10 (7.52%) SAN
5 8 (6.02%) SSL
6 5 (3.76%) Internet
7 4 (3.01%) NAS
7 4 (3.01%) IMAP
7 4 (3.01%) SNMP
7 4 (3.01%) DNS
7 4 (3.01%) SMTP
8 1 (0.75%) FTP
8 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.56%) Oracle Database
2 13 (9.77%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (4.51%) IDOL
4 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 102 (76.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 50 (37.59%) Selenium
3 48 (36.09%) JMeter
4 22 (16.54%) SilkPerformer
5 15 (11.28%) WinRunner
6 14 (10.53%) EasyMock
6 14 (10.53%) QALoad
6 14 (10.53%) jMock
6 14 (10.53%) TestPartner
6 14 (10.53%) JUnit
7 13 (9.77%) Visual Studio
7 13 (9.77%) JIRA
7 13 (9.77%) eggPlant
8 11 (8.27%) Selenium IDE
9 8 (6.02%) TestDirector
10 6 (4.51%) WebDriver
11 5 (3.76%) Cucumber
12 4 (3.01%) WATIR
12 4 (3.01%) WebLOAD
12 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (19.55%) Finance
2 12 (9.02%) Retail
3 10 (7.52%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.76%) Banking
6 4 (3.01%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (33.08%) Tester
2 42 (31.58%) Analyst
2 42 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 27 (20.30%) Performance Tester
4 22 (16.54%) Performance Test Analyst
4 22 (16.54%) Performance Analyst
5 21 (15.79%) Senior Tester
6 15 (11.28%) Software Tester
6 15 (11.28%) Technical Tester
6 15 (11.28%) Test Leader
6 15 (11.28%) Senior Software Tester
6 15 (11.28%) Senior Technical Tester
7 12 (9.02%) Test Manager
8 10 (7.52%) Test Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
9 8 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (6.02%) Senior Test Analyst
9 8 (6.02%) Performance Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) Senior Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.03%) .NET
2 9 (6.77%) Ajax
3 5 (3.76%) HTML
3 5 (3.76%) Gherkin
4 4 (3.01%) MAPI
5 1 (0.75%) JDBC
5 1 (0.75%) Web Services
5 1 (0.75%) ODBC
5 1 (0.75%) J2EE
5 1 (0.75%) Middleware
5 1 (0.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.05%) Open Source
2 22 (16.54%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.51%) PKI
4 5 (3.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.75%) Statistics
5 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.75%) Physics
5 1 (0.75%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.75%) Biology
5 1 (0.75%) Life Science
5 1 (0.75%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.80%) Windows
2 20 (15.04%) Linux
3 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (9.77%) Windows XP
5 12 (9.02%) UNIX
6 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.02%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.76%) Solaris
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (46.62%) Performance Testing
2 41 (30.83%) Test Scripting
3 22 (16.54%) Test Strategy
4 21 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 20 (15.04%) Test Automation
6 14 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (9.02%) Test Management
9 11 (8.27%) Regression Testing
9 11 (8.27%) Automation Testing
9 11 (8.27%) Manual Testing
10 10 (7.52%) Load Testing
11 9 (6.77%) CMMI
12 7 (5.26%) V-Model
12 7 (5.26%) Web Testing
13 6 (4.51%) Performance Engineering
13 6 (4.51%) Migration
13 6 (4.51%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (4.51%) Software Testing
14 5 (3.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (42.86%) SQL
2 31 (23.31%) Java
3 27 (20.30%) Python
4 23 (17.29%) PL/SQL
5 14 (10.53%) C#
6 13 (9.77%) C
7 9 (6.77%) C++
8 6 (4.51%) PHP
9 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.26%) VB
11 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (28.57%) Degree
2 31 (23.31%) ISEB
3 25 (18.80%) ISTQB
4 22 (16.54%) Security Cleared
5 11 (8.27%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.50%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (26.32%) QA
2 9 (6.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (6.77%) VMware ESX
2 8 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.01%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.51%) Netcool
2 6 (4.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (3.01%) PureDisk
3 4 (3.01%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.01%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.75%) nmon
Vendors
1 42 (31.58%) Oracle
2 30 (22.56%) HP
3 10 (7.52%) Fujitsu
4 9 (6.77%) VMware
5 8 (6.02%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.51%) Meridio
6 6 (4.51%) EMC
7 4 (3.01%) NetApp
7 4 (3.01%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.50%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.50%) SAP
9 1 (0.75%) Siebel
9 1 (0.75%) Citrix
9 1 (0.75%) Capita
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago