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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 392 391 397
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 65 39 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.86% 1.35% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57 34 30
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £40,000 £43,448
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -7.93%
Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3492 2880 3350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.27% 12.99% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2974 2477 2978
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,590 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +23 27 £50,000 +66.66%
Berkshire -2 11 £35,000 - 4
Oxfordshire +7 9 £50,000 -4.76%
Kent -4 8 £27,000 -40.00%
West Sussex -1 4 £60,000 +100.00%
Hampshire - 4 £42,500 - 2
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 96 (78.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 61 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 53 (43.44%) SQL
4 51 (41.80%) Selenium
5 46 (37.70%) JMeter
6 39 (31.97%) Degree
7 38 (31.15%) Oracle
8 37 (30.33%) Test Scripting
9 36 (29.51%) Oracle Database
10 29 (23.77%) HP Quality Center
10 29 (23.77%) QA
11 28 (22.95%) ISEB
11 28 (22.95%) Java
12 26 (21.31%) HP
13 24 (19.67%) Python
13 24 (19.67%) Open Source
14 23 (18.85%) PL/SQL
15 22 (18.03%) Computer Science
15 22 (18.03%) Finance
16 21 (17.21%) Automated Testing
17 20 (16.39%) ISTQB
18 19 (15.57%) Windows
19 18 (14.75%) SilkPerformer
20 17 (13.93%) Test Strategy
21 16 (13.11%) EasyMock
21 16 (13.11%) jMock
21 16 (13.11%) TestPartner
21 16 (13.11%) QALoad
21 16 (13.11%) JUnit
22 15 (12.30%) WinRunner

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (5.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.46%) IIS
3 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.30%) TCP/IP
2 11 (9.02%) HTTP
3 10 (8.20%) SAN
4 8 (6.56%) LAN
4 8 (6.56%) WAN
5 6 (4.92%) SSL
6 5 (4.10%) Internet
7 4 (3.28%) DNS
8 3 (2.46%) SMTP
8 3 (2.46%) SNMP
8 3 (2.46%) IMAP
8 3 (2.46%) NAS
9 1 (0.82%) FTP
9 1 (0.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.51%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.74%) IDOL
3 7 (5.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 96 (78.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 51 (41.80%) Selenium
3 46 (37.70%) JMeter
4 18 (14.75%) SilkPerformer
5 16 (13.11%) EasyMock
5 16 (13.11%) jMock
5 16 (13.11%) TestPartner
5 16 (13.11%) QALoad
5 16 (13.11%) JUnit
6 15 (12.30%) WinRunner
7 13 (10.66%) Visual Studio
7 13 (10.66%) eggPlant
8 10 (8.20%) JIRA
9 8 (6.56%) TestDirector
10 7 (5.74%) Selenium IDE
11 5 (4.10%) WebDriver
12 4 (3.28%) WATIR
12 4 (3.28%) SilkTest
13 3 (2.46%) WebLOAD
13 3 (2.46%) AQtime
General
1 22 (18.03%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Retail
3 7 (5.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.10%) Banking
6 4 (3.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (31.15%) Test Analyst
1 38 (31.15%) Tester
1 38 (31.15%) Analyst
2 21 (17.21%) Performance Tester
2 21 (17.21%) Senior Tester
2 21 (17.21%) Performance Test Analyst
2 21 (17.21%) Performance Analyst
3 17 (13.93%) Test Leader
4 15 (12.30%) Software Tester
4 15 (12.30%) Technical Tester
4 15 (12.30%) Senior Software Tester
4 15 (12.30%) Senior Technical Tester
5 13 (10.66%) Test Manager
6 7 (5.74%) Performance Engineer
6 7 (5.74%) Test Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) Senior Performance Tester
8 5 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Senior Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.48%) .NET
2 7 (5.74%) Ajax
3 4 (3.28%) HTML
4 3 (2.46%) MAPI
5 2 (1.64%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.82%) J2EE
6 1 (0.82%) JDBC
6 1 (0.82%) Web Services
6 1 (0.82%) ODBC
6 1 (0.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.67%) Open Source
2 22 (18.03%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.74%) PKI
4 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.82%) GIS
5 1 (0.82%) Statistics
5 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.82%) Physics
5 1 (0.82%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.82%) Biology
5 1 (0.82%) Life Science
5 1 (0.82%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.57%) Windows
2 10 (8.20%) Linux
3 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.74%) Windows XP
4 7 (5.74%) UNIX
5 1 (0.82%) Solaris
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 37 (30.33%) Test Scripting
3 21 (17.21%) Automated Testing
4 17 (13.93%) Test Strategy
5 15 (12.30%) Test Automation
6 11 (9.02%) CMMI
6 11 (9.02%) Manual Testing
6 11 (9.02%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (8.20%) Automation Testing
8 9 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (7.38%) Load Testing
8 9 (7.38%) V-Model
9 6 (4.92%) Performance Engineering
9 6 (4.92%) QMS
10 5 (4.10%) Test Management
11 4 (3.28%) Software Testing
12 3 (2.46%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.46%) Project Management
12 3 (2.46%) Benchmarking
12 3 (2.46%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.44%) SQL
2 28 (22.95%) Java
3 24 (19.67%) Python
4 23 (18.85%) PL/SQL
5 12 (9.84%) C#
6 11 (9.02%) C
7 8 (6.56%) C++
8 4 (3.28%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.46%) VB
10 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.64%) PHP
10 2 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (31.97%) Degree
2 28 (22.95%) ISEB
3 20 (16.39%) ISTQB
4 14 (11.48%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.46%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.64%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (23.77%) QA
2 11 (9.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) VMware ESX
1 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.82%) vSphere
2 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (23.77%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (5.74%) Netcool
2 7 (5.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.46%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.46%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.46%) PureDisk
4 1 (0.82%) nmon
Vendors
1 38 (31.15%) Oracle
2 26 (21.31%) HP
3 7 (5.74%) EMC
3 7 (5.74%) Meridio
4 6 (4.92%) Fujitsu
4 6 (4.92%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.28%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.46%) VMware
7 2 (1.64%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.64%) SAP
8 1 (0.82%) Siebel
8 1 (0.82%) Citrix
8 1 (0.82%) Capita
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago