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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 392 426 413
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -13
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 55 36 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.68% 1.03% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 46 27 53
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
3266 3504 3458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.69% 16.86% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2964 3004 2932
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,225 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +26 31 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +32 10 £60,000 +23.07% 3
Kent +24 7 £47,500 +75.92% 1
Surrey +23 4 £52,500 +16.66%
West Sussex - 3 £34,000 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 62 (72.94%) Performance Testing
2 50 (58.82%) Java
2 50 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (57.65%) JMeter
4 48 (56.47%) Selenium
4 48 (56.47%) Test Automation
5 44 (51.76%) Finance
6 43 (50.59%) Software Testing
6 43 (50.59%) Degree
7 41 (48.24%) JavaScript
8 39 (45.88%) HP
9 38 (44.71%) Functional Testing
10 35 (41.18%) ISEB
11 32 (37.65%) VB
11 32 (37.65%) Non-Functional Testing
11 32 (37.65%) Test Scripting
12 31 (36.47%) Visual Studio
13 30 (35.29%) HTML
13 30 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
13 30 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 28 (32.94%) ISTQB
15 27 (31.76%) Automated Testing
15 27 (31.76%) SDLC
15 27 (31.76%) Gatling
16 26 (30.59%) QA
16 26 (30.59%) .NET
16 26 (30.59%) HP UFT
17 25 (29.41%) Open Source
17 25 (29.41%) Defect Management
18 24 (28.24%) Scrum

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (22.35%) CMS
2 4 (4.71%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS Office
2 5 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.88%) Firewall
2 21 (24.71%) DNS
2 21 (24.71%) Internet
2 21 (24.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.71%) HTTP
4 3 (3.53%) SAN
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.35%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.18%) IMAP
6 1 (1.18%) Intranet
6 1 (1.18%) NAS
6 1 (1.18%) SMTP
6 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) DB2
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.18%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 49 (57.65%) JMeter
2 48 (56.47%) Selenium
3 31 (36.47%) Visual Studio
4 27 (31.76%) Gatling
5 26 (30.59%) HP UFT
6 20 (23.53%) TestNG
7 12 (14.12%) JIRA
7 12 (14.12%) WebLOAD
8 7 (8.24%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.71%) Introscope
10 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
10 3 (3.53%) SilkPerformer
10 3 (3.53%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.35%) AQtime
11 2 (2.35%) eggPlant
11 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
11 2 (2.35%) JBehave
11 2 (2.35%) Ranorex
11 2 (2.35%) RSpec
11 2 (2.35%) Subversion
General
1 44 (51.76%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
5 2 (2.35%) Games
5 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 2 (2.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Electronics
6 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (41.18%) Tester
2 29 (34.12%) Senior Tester
3 28 (32.94%) Automation Tester
4 24 (28.24%) Senior Automation Tester
5 23 (27.06%) Test Manager
6 21 (24.71%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 21 (24.71%) Selenium Tester
7 17 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
8 12 (14.12%) Analyst
8 12 (14.12%) Test Analyst
9 7 (8.24%) Performance Analyst
9 7 (8.24%) Performance Test Analyst
9 7 (8.24%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (8.24%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (7.06%) Performance Manager
10 6 (7.06%) Performance Test Manager
10 6 (7.06%) Performance Tester
11 5 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (5.88%) Senior Performance Tester
12 4 (4.71%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (35.29%) HTML
2 26 (30.59%) .NET
3 22 (25.88%) Ajax
4 20 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.71%) HTML5
5 4 (4.71%) Web Services
6 2 (2.35%) CSS
6 2 (2.35%) XML
7 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.18%) MAPI
7 1 (1.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.71%) Fintech
2 4 (4.71%) Mainframe
2 4 (4.71%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.53%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.35%) DataPower
4 2 (2.35%) Social Media
5 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Unix
2 3 (3.53%) Windows
3 2 (2.35%) Android
3 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (72.94%) Performance Testing
2 50 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (56.47%) Test Automation
4 43 (50.59%) Software Testing
5 38 (44.71%) Functional Testing
6 32 (37.65%) Non-Functional Testing
6 32 (37.65%) Test Scripting
7 27 (31.76%) Automated Testing
7 27 (31.76%) SDLC
8 25 (29.41%) Defect Management
8 25 (29.41%) Open Source
9 24 (28.24%) Scrum
10 21 (24.71%) Waterfall
11 20 (23.53%) CRM
11 20 (23.53%) Kanban
11 20 (23.53%) Test Management
11 20 (23.53%) Workflow
11 20 (23.53%) Workflow Management
12 19 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (22.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 50 (58.82%) Java
2 41 (48.24%) JavaScript
3 32 (37.65%) VB
4 23 (27.06%) Perl
4 23 (27.06%) VBScript
5 17 (20.00%) SQL
6 8 (9.41%) C#
7 4 (4.71%) C
7 4 (4.71%) C++
8 2 (2.35%) COBOL
8 2 (2.35%) Python
9 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (50.59%) Degree
2 35 (41.18%) ISEB
3 30 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (32.94%) ISTQB
5 7 (8.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (7.06%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (2.35%) CCNA
7 2 (2.35%) CCNP
7 2 (2.35%) CCSA
7 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (30.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.71%) CA Wily
3 2 (2.35%) Control-M
3 2 (2.35%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 39 (45.88%) HP
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.88%) IBM
4 4 (4.71%) AppDynamics
4 4 (4.71%) CA
4 4 (4.71%) Dynatrace
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle
4 4 (4.71%) SAP
5 2 (2.35%) BMC
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco
5 2 (2.35%) Citrix
5 2 (2.35%) Compuware
5 2 (2.35%) F5
5 2 (2.35%) Juniper
6 1 (1.18%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.18%) VMware
6 1 (1.18%) webMethods
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