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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 377 416 414
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -2
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 65 35 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.87% 1.16% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 36
Average salary £36,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £41,500 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
3485 3015 3287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.95% 13.92% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2962 2594 2979
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Berkshire +24 31 £40,000 -17.52%
West Sussex - 10 £35,000 - 1
Surrey - 9 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire -18 8 £40,000 -15.78%
Buckinghamshire +7 5 £33,000 - 1
East Sussex -20 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 61 (53.04%) Windows
2 57 (49.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 52 (45.22%) HP Quality Center
4 49 (42.61%) Security Cleared
5 48 (41.74%) Test Scripting
6 47 (40.87%) ISTQB
7 43 (37.39%) ISEB
7 43 (37.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (33.04%) Selenium
9 37 (32.17%) Test Management
10 36 (31.30%) SQL Server
11 35 (30.43%) Regression Testing
11 35 (30.43%) Performance Testing
11 35 (30.43%) Windows XP
11 35 (30.43%) QA
12 34 (29.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 33 (28.70%) Test Automation
14 32 (27.83%) Oracle
14 32 (27.83%) Linux
14 32 (27.83%) SC Cleared
15 30 (26.09%) Windows 7
15 30 (26.09%) SQL
16 28 (24.35%) LAN
16 28 (24.35%) WAN
16 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (21.74%) Active Directory
18 24 (20.87%) Finance
18 24 (20.87%) C#
18 24 (20.87%) Java
19 23 (20.00%) Python

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (9.57%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.83%) IIS
3 7 (6.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.35%) LAN
1 28 (24.35%) WAN
2 14 (12.17%) TCP/IP
3 13 (11.30%) HTTP
4 11 (9.57%) SAN
5 7 (6.09%) SSL
6 6 (5.22%) DNS
7 3 (2.61%) Internet
7 3 (2.61%) Wireless
7 3 (2.61%) IMAP
7 3 (2.61%) NAS
7 3 (2.61%) SNMP
7 3 (2.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (6.96%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.61%) IDOL
4 2 (1.74%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (49.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 38 (33.04%) Selenium
3 19 (16.52%) JMeter
4 17 (14.78%) WebDriver
4 17 (14.78%) Cucumber
5 16 (13.91%) JIRA
6 15 (13.04%) SilkPerformer
7 13 (11.30%) Selenium IDE
8 12 (10.43%) NUnit
9 10 (8.70%) WinRunner
9 10 (8.70%) Git (software)
10 8 (6.96%) SoapUI
11 7 (6.09%) TestDirector
11 7 (6.09%) WebLOAD
12 5 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (3.48%) MSTest
13 4 (3.48%) Rational Robot
13 4 (3.48%) Calabash
13 4 (3.48%) Appium
13 4 (3.48%) LoadUI
General
1 24 (20.87%) Finance
2 11 (9.57%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.57%) Retail
3 4 (3.48%) Military
3 4 (3.48%) Legal
4 2 (1.74%) Advertising
4 2 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (32.17%) Analyst
1 37 (32.17%) Test Analyst
2 25 (21.74%) Tester
3 19 (16.52%) Consultant
3 19 (16.52%) Test Consultant
4 17 (14.78%) Performance Tester
5 16 (13.91%) Test Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) Senior Test Analyst
6 11 (9.57%) Test Manager
6 11 (9.57%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (7.83%) QA Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Test Leader
8 8 (6.96%) Performance Test Leader
9 6 (5.22%) Performance Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Senior Tester
10 5 (4.35%) Designer
10 5 (4.35%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
11 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 3 (2.61%) Lead Test Analyst
12 3 (2.61%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.57%) Gherkin
2 8 (6.96%) Ajax
2 8 (6.96%) SOAP
3 7 (6.09%) .NET
4 3 (2.61%) MAPI
4 3 (2.61%) Middleware
5 1 (0.87%) LAMP
5 1 (0.87%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.87%) Web Services
5 1 (0.87%) XML
5 1 (0.87%) XSL
5 1 (0.87%) HTML
5 1 (0.87%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Open Source
1 11 (9.57%) Mobile App
2 10 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.09%) Replication
4 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.61%) PKI
5 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.74%) Life Science
7 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.87%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 61 (53.04%) Windows
2 43 (37.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (30.43%) Windows XP
4 34 (29.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (27.83%) Linux
6 30 (26.09%) Windows 7
7 12 (10.43%) UNIX
8 9 (7.83%) Solaris
9 3 (2.61%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.87%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.74%) Test Scripting
2 37 (32.17%) Test Management
3 35 (30.43%) Regression Testing
3 35 (30.43%) Performance Testing
4 33 (28.70%) Test Automation
5 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (20.00%) Migration
7 22 (19.13%) Test Strategy
8 16 (13.91%) BDD
8 16 (13.91%) TDD
9 14 (12.17%) Validation
9 14 (12.17%) Web Testing
9 14 (12.17%) Automation Testing
10 12 (10.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (10.43%) System Testing
11 11 (9.57%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (9.57%) Performance Engineering
11 11 (9.57%) User Stories
12 9 (7.83%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (7.83%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.09%) SQL
2 24 (20.87%) C#
2 24 (20.87%) Java
3 23 (20.00%) Python
4 16 (13.91%) PHP
5 13 (11.30%) C
6 8 (6.96%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.09%) C++
8 6 (5.22%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.35%) Perl
10 4 (3.48%) Tcl
10 4 (3.48%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.74%) VBScript
12 2 (1.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (42.61%) Security Cleared
2 47 (40.87%) ISTQB
3 43 (37.39%) ISEB
4 32 (27.83%) SC Cleared
5 21 (18.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 19 (16.52%) Degree
7 10 (8.70%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.61%) CSQA
8 3 (2.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (30.43%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (13.04%) VMware ESX
4 11 (9.57%) vSphere
5 9 (7.83%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (2.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 52 (45.22%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (6.96%) Netcool
2 8 (6.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.61%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.61%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.61%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 32 (27.83%) Oracle
2 23 (20.00%) VMware
3 21 (18.26%) HP
4 16 (13.91%) Fujitsu
5 9 (7.83%) NetApp
6 8 (6.96%) Red Hat
6 8 (6.96%) EMC
6 8 (6.96%) IBM
7 3 (2.61%) Meridio
8 2 (1.74%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.87%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.87%) Microsoft
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