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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 428 386 419
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +33
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 24 70 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.34% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.70% 1.98% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 19
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
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
3443 3534 2971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.87% 17.19% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3115 3049 2486
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 +2 6 £55,000 +29.41%
Berkshire -22 6 £41,250 -2.94%
East Sussex +14 4 - -
Hampshire +5 3 - -
Kent - 3 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire -2 1 £52,500 -
West Sussex -11 1 £40,000 +14.28%
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 53 (74.65%) HP
2 52 (73.24%) Performance Testing
3 31 (43.66%) HP UFT
4 28 (39.44%) Test Scripting
5 27 (38.03%) Functional Testing
5 27 (38.03%) Java
5 27 (38.03%) QA
6 26 (36.62%) Oracle
7 24 (33.80%) Finance
8 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (32.39%) Selenium
8 23 (32.39%) HP Quality Center
9 22 (30.99%) ISTQB
10 20 (28.17%) JMeter
10 20 (28.17%) Test Automation
11 17 (23.94%) SQL
11 17 (23.94%) Test Management
11 17 (23.94%) Manual Testing
11 17 (23.94%) Non-Functional Testing
12 16 (22.54%) Automation Testing
12 16 (22.54%) Web Services
12 16 (22.54%) Automated Testing
13 15 (21.13%) SDLC
14 14 (19.72%) Mainframe
14 14 (19.72%) Citrix
15 13 (18.31%) ISEB
15 13 (18.31%) Regression Testing
15 13 (18.31%) SAP
15 13 (18.31%) VB
16 12 (16.90%) C#

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 9 (12.68%) IIS
2 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (2.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (9.86%) DB2
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 31 (43.66%) HP UFT
2 23 (32.39%) Selenium
3 20 (28.17%) JMeter
4 10 (14.08%) Eclipse
4 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
4 10 (14.08%) JUnit
4 10 (14.08%) Selenium IDE
4 10 (14.08%) WebDriver
5 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
5 8 (11.27%) WebLOAD
6 7 (9.86%) JIRA
7 4 (5.63%) Introscope
8 3 (4.23%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.82%) Appium
9 2 (2.82%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.82%) MSBuild
9 2 (2.82%) Ranorex
9 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (33.80%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (42.25%) Tester
2 18 (25.35%) Performance Tester
3 17 (23.94%) Analyst
3 17 (23.94%) Test Analyst
4 16 (22.54%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 16 (22.54%) Senior Tester
5 14 (19.72%) Senior Performance Tester
6 10 (14.08%) Performance Engineer
6 10 (14.08%) Performance Test Engineer
6 10 (14.08%) Performance Test Leader
6 10 (14.08%) Test Engineer
7 9 (12.68%) QA Engineer
7 9 (12.68%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (12.68%) Senior Test Analyst
8 8 (11.27%) QA Tester
8 8 (11.27%) Test Leader
9 7 (9.86%) Performance Analyst
9 7 (9.86%) Performance Test Analyst
9 7 (9.86%) Software QA Engineer
9 7 (9.86%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.54%) Web Services
2 10 (14.08%) HTML
2 10 (14.08%) HTML5
3 8 (11.27%) .NET
3 8 (11.27%) XML
4 6 (8.45%) .NET Framework
4 6 (8.45%) DCOM
5 3 (4.23%) CSS
6 1 (1.41%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Mainframe
2 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.68%) Computer Science
4 7 (9.86%) Social Media
5 4 (5.63%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Unix
1 8 (11.27%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Android
2 7 (9.86%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (73.24%) Performance Testing
2 28 (39.44%) Test Scripting
3 27 (38.03%) Functional Testing
4 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (28.17%) Test Automation
6 17 (23.94%) Manual Testing
6 17 (23.94%) Non-Functional Testing
6 17 (23.94%) Test Management
7 16 (22.54%) Automated Testing
7 16 (22.54%) Automation Testing
8 15 (21.13%) SDLC
9 13 (18.31%) Regression Testing
10 12 (16.90%) TDD
10 12 (16.90%) Waterfall
11 11 (15.49%) E-business
11 11 (15.49%) Integration Testing
11 11 (15.49%) Open Source
11 11 (15.49%) Procure-to-pay
12 10 (14.08%) RAD
12 10 (14.08%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) Java
2 17 (23.94%) SQL
3 13 (18.31%) VB
4 12 (16.90%) C#
5 8 (11.27%) C
5 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.86%) COBOL
7 5 (7.04%) Ruby
8 3 (4.23%) Python
9 2 (2.82%) Groovy
9 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.41%) Perl
10 1 (1.41%) PHP
10 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (30.99%) ISTQB
2 13 (18.31%) ISEB
3 9 (12.68%) Degree
4 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) CCNA
6 2 (2.82%) CCNP
6 2 (2.82%) CCSA
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (38.03%) QA
2 6 (8.45%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 23 (32.39%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.63%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 53 (74.65%) HP
2 26 (36.62%) Oracle
3 14 (19.72%) Citrix
4 13 (18.31%) SAP
5 7 (9.86%) IBM
6 4 (5.63%) AppDynamics
6 4 (5.63%) CA
6 4 (5.63%) Capita
6 4 (5.63%) Dynatrace
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco
7 2 (2.82%) F5
7 2 (2.82%) Juniper
7 2 (2.82%) Splunk