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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 398 383 407
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 45 73 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.29% 2.11% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33 63 30
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
3480 3455 2930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.39% 15.04% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2945 2942 2532
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Hampshire +6 14 £38,000 - 1
Surrey -4 14 £45,000 -10.00%
Kent +1 9 £27,500 +1.85%
Berkshire -14 8 £50,000 +42.85% 2
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 56 (50.45%) HP
2 55 (49.55%) HP UFT
3 48 (43.24%) Performance Testing
4 45 (40.54%) HP Quality Center
5 35 (31.53%) SQL
6 33 (29.73%) Selenium
7 32 (28.83%) Test Scripting
7 32 (28.83%) Oracle
8 31 (27.93%) Java
8 31 (27.93%) ISEB
9 26 (23.42%) Finance
9 26 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (23.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (23.42%) QA
10 24 (21.62%) C#
11 23 (20.72%) ISTQB
11 23 (20.72%) Test Management
12 22 (19.82%) Security Cleared
13 21 (18.92%) Test Strategy
13 21 (18.92%) JMeter
13 21 (18.92%) TestDirector
14 19 (17.12%) UNIX
14 19 (17.12%) Automated Testing
15 17 (15.32%) C
15 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
16 16 (14.41%) Telecoms
17 15 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (13.51%) Software Testing
18 13 (11.71%) Scrum
18 13 (11.71%) .NET

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (7.21%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (6.31%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.50%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.90%) JBoss
5 1 (0.90%) Apache
5 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.90%) CMS
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.90%) Drupal
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) SAP CRM
2 4 (3.60%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.90%) Exstream
4 1 (0.90%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) HTTP
1 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.70%) LAN
2 3 (2.70%) WAN
2 3 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (0.90%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) Wireless
3 1 (0.90%) FTP
3 1 (0.90%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.21%) DB2
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.80%) IDOL
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 55 (49.55%) HP UFT
2 33 (29.73%) Selenium
3 21 (18.92%) TestDirector
3 21 (18.92%) JMeter
4 9 (8.11%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.31%) WinRunner
5 7 (6.31%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.41%) Rational Performance Tester
6 6 (5.41%) JIRA
7 5 (4.50%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.50%) LoadUI
8 4 (3.60%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.60%) Hudson
9 3 (2.70%) JUnit
10 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.80%) NUnit
10 2 (1.80%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.90%) Appium
11 1 (0.90%) Calabash
11 1 (0.90%) Rational Robot
General
1 26 (23.42%) Finance
2 16 (14.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.50%) Banking
3 5 (4.50%) Marketing
4 4 (3.60%) Retail
5 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.70%) Electronics
6 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (36.94%) Test Analyst
1 41 (36.94%) Analyst
2 30 (27.03%) Tester
3 28 (25.23%) Test Manager
4 20 (18.02%) Performance Tester
5 13 (11.71%) Performance Analyst
5 13 (11.71%) Performance Test Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) QA Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Performance Manager
7 6 (5.41%) Performance Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Performance Test Manager
8 5 (4.50%) QA Tester
9 4 (3.60%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.60%) Lead Tester
10 3 (2.70%) Test Consultant
10 3 (2.70%) Consultant
11 2 (1.80%) Junior
11 2 (1.80%) Software Engineer
11 2 (1.80%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.71%) .NET
2 9 (8.11%) HTML
3 6 (5.41%) Gherkin
3 6 (5.41%) CSS
3 6 (5.41%) Web Services
3 6 (5.41%) Middleware
4 4 (3.60%) XML
5 2 (1.80%) HTML5
6 1 (0.90%) J2EE
6 1 (0.90%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.90%) Spring
6 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.50%) Replication
4 4 (3.60%) Statistics
5 3 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.70%) DTV
6 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.80%) PKI
6 2 (1.80%) Social Media
6 2 (1.80%) New Media
7 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.12%) UNIX
2 13 (11.71%) Windows
3 8 (7.21%) Windows XP
4 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.50%) Linux
6 2 (1.80%) Android
6 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (43.24%) Performance Testing
2 32 (28.83%) Test Scripting
3 26 (23.42%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (20.72%) Test Management
5 21 (18.92%) Test Strategy
6 19 (17.12%) Automated Testing
7 15 (13.51%) Software Testing
7 15 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (11.71%) Scrum
9 11 (9.91%) Regression Testing
9 11 (9.91%) TDD
9 11 (9.91%) Open Source
10 10 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.01%) Non-Functional Testing
10 10 (9.01%) Performance Engineering
11 8 (7.21%) Automation Testing
11 8 (7.21%) Functional Testing
11 8 (7.21%) PRINCE2
12 7 (6.31%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.53%) SQL
2 31 (27.93%) Java
3 24 (21.62%) C#
4 17 (15.32%) C
5 8 (7.21%) PL/SQL
5 8 (7.21%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.60%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.60%) VB
7 3 (2.70%) PHP
7 3 (2.70%) COBOL
8 2 (1.80%) Perl
8 2 (1.80%) VBA
9 1 (0.90%) Python
9 1 (0.90%) Tcl
9 1 (0.90%) AWK
9 1 (0.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (27.93%) ISEB
2 23 (20.72%) ISTQB
3 22 (19.82%) Security Cleared
4 10 (9.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (9.01%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.21%) Degree
6 4 (3.60%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.90%) CSQA
8 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (23.42%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (4.50%) vSphere
2 4 (3.60%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 45 (40.54%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.70%) Netcool
2 3 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 56 (50.45%) HP
2 32 (28.83%) Oracle
3 12 (10.81%) IBM
4 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
5 10 (9.01%) SAP
6 9 (8.11%) VMware
7 8 (7.21%) Capita
8 4 (3.60%) Citrix
8 4 (3.60%) JD Edwards
9 3 (2.70%) EMC
10 2 (1.80%) Meridio
11 1 (0.90%) Sun
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Life Assurance, Pension and Medical Cover
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago