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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 367 416 418
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +2
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 64 43 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.95% 1.21% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 54 35 41
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,444 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
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
3276 3552 3401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.85% 17.30% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2942 3070 2804
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
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 23 August 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 23 August 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 +36 35 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +34 14 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Kent +21 7 £47,500 +79.24%
Surrey +26 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 23 August 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 72 (74.23%) Performance Testing
2 62 (63.92%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (56.70%) Java
3 55 (56.70%) Selenium
4 54 (55.67%) Degree
4 54 (55.67%) JMeter
5 53 (54.64%) Test Automation
6 52 (53.61%) Finance
7 50 (51.55%) Software Testing
8 49 (50.52%) HP
9 46 (47.42%) JavaScript
9 46 (47.42%) Functional Testing
10 42 (43.30%) Test Scripting
10 42 (43.30%) ISEB
11 41 (42.27%) HTML
12 40 (41.24%) Visual Studio
13 38 (39.18%) VB
14 37 (38.14%) HP Quality Center
15 36 (37.11%) Non-Functional Testing
16 34 (35.05%) SDLC
17 33 (34.02%) .NET
17 33 (34.02%) Gatling
18 32 (32.99%) Defect Management
18 32 (32.99%) Automated Testing
18 32 (32.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 31 (31.96%) Open Source
19 31 (31.96%) QA
19 31 (31.96%) Scrum
20 29 (29.90%) Perl
20 29 (29.90%) ISTQB

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 24 (24.74%) CMS
2 5 (5.15%) IIS
3 2 (2.06%) IBM Domino
3 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.22%) MS Office
2 7 (7.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Lorenzo
1 1 (1.03%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.84%) DNS
1 27 (27.84%) Internet
1 27 (27.84%) TCP/IP
2 26 (26.80%) Firewall
3 4 (4.12%) HTTP
3 4 (4.12%) SAN
4 3 (3.09%) WAN
4 3 (3.09%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.06%) IMAP
5 2 (2.06%) NAS
5 2 (2.06%) SMTP
6 1 (1.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) DB2
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.03%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 55 (56.70%) Selenium
2 54 (55.67%) JMeter
3 40 (41.24%) Visual Studio
4 33 (34.02%) Gatling
5 26 (26.80%) HP UFT
6 25 (25.77%) TestNG
7 10 (10.31%) JIRA
8 9 (9.28%) WebLOAD
9 7 (7.22%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.09%) AQtime
10 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
10 3 (3.09%) SilkPerformer
10 3 (3.09%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.06%) eggPlant
11 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
11 2 (2.06%) NeoLoad
11 2 (2.06%) Ranorex
11 2 (2.06%) Rational Functional Tester
11 2 (2.06%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.06%) Zephyr
General
1 52 (53.61%) Finance
2 9 (9.28%) Banking
3 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.09%) Legal
5 2 (2.06%) Games
5 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 2 (2.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (42.27%) Tester
2 34 (35.05%) Automation Tester
2 34 (35.05%) Senior Tester
3 29 (29.90%) Senior Automation Tester
3 29 (29.90%) Test Manager
4 26 (26.80%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 26 (26.80%) Selenium Tester
5 21 (21.65%) Java Automation Tester
6 9 (9.28%) Analyst
6 9 (9.28%) Test Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Performance Manager
7 8 (8.25%) Performance Test Manager
8 7 (7.22%) Performance Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Performance Tester
10 5 (5.15%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Senior Manager
10 5 (5.15%) Senior Performance Tester
10 5 (5.15%) Senior Test Manager
10 5 (5.15%) Technical Manager
11 4 (4.12%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (42.27%) HTML
2 33 (34.02%) .NET
3 28 (28.87%) Ajax
4 26 (26.80%) ASP.NET
5 9 (9.28%) HTML5
6 4 (4.12%) Web Services
7 2 (2.06%) CSS
7 2 (2.06%) MAPI
7 2 (2.06%) XML
8 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.15%) Fintech
4 4 (4.12%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.09%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.06%) DataPower
6 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.06%) Social Media
7 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.03%) NHS
7 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) Unix
1 4 (4.12%) Windows
2 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.06%) Android
3 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (74.23%) Performance Testing
2 62 (63.92%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (54.64%) Test Automation
4 50 (51.55%) Software Testing
5 46 (47.42%) Functional Testing
6 42 (43.30%) Test Scripting
7 36 (37.11%) Non-Functional Testing
8 34 (35.05%) SDLC
9 32 (32.99%) Automated Testing
9 32 (32.99%) Defect Management
10 31 (31.96%) Open Source
10 31 (31.96%) Scrum
11 26 (26.80%) Kanban
11 26 (26.80%) Workflow
11 26 (26.80%) Workflow Management
12 25 (25.77%) CRM
12 25 (25.77%) Waterfall
13 24 (24.74%) Agile Testing
13 24 (24.74%) DevOps
13 24 (24.74%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (56.70%) Java
2 46 (47.42%) JavaScript
3 38 (39.18%) VB
4 29 (29.90%) Perl
5 27 (27.84%) VBScript
6 14 (14.43%) SQL
7 11 (11.34%) C#
8 5 (5.15%) C++
9 4 (4.12%) Python
10 2 (2.06%) COBOL
10 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (55.67%) Degree
2 42 (43.30%) ISEB
3 32 (32.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 29 (29.90%) ISTQB
5 9 (9.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (8.25%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (31.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (38.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.09%) Perfmon
3 2 (2.06%) Control-M
4 1 (1.03%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 49 (50.52%) HP
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.28%) SAP
4 7 (7.22%) Citrix
5 6 (6.19%) IBM
6 4 (4.12%) Oracle
7 2 (2.06%) BMC
7 2 (2.06%) Compuware
7 2 (2.06%) VMware
8 1 (1.03%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.03%) CA
8 1 (1.03%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.03%) Dynatrace
8 1 (1.03%) webMethods
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