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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 382 365 407
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +42
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 56 77 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.34% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.64% 2.22% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 42 63 23
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,166 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
3407 3467 3012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.54% 15.19% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2867 2952 2587
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Surrey +5 18 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Hampshire +13 14 £38,000 - 1
Kent +12 8 £29,250 +8.33%
Berkshire -15 7 £50,000 +43.88% 1
East Sussex - 5 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £38,500 - 3
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 60 (48.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 53 (42.74%) HP
3 51 (41.13%) Performance Testing
4 49 (39.52%) HP Quality Center
5 40 (32.26%) SQL
6 39 (31.45%) ISEB
6 39 (31.45%) Selenium
7 33 (26.61%) Java
8 32 (25.81%) ISTQB
9 31 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 29 (23.39%) Security Cleared
10 29 (23.39%) Oracle
11 28 (22.58%) Test Strategy
11 28 (22.58%) QA
12 27 (21.77%) C#
13 26 (20.97%) Finance
13 26 (20.97%) Test Management
13 26 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (20.16%) JMeter
15 23 (18.55%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (17.74%) Windows
17 21 (16.94%) TestDirector
18 19 (15.32%) C
19 18 (14.52%) SQL Server
19 18 (14.52%) IBM
20 16 (12.90%) Automated Testing
20 16 (12.90%) Software Testing
21 15 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
21 15 (12.10%) Telecoms
22 14 (11.29%) Scrum

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (8.06%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (7.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.61%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) JBoss
4 1 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.81%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (7.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.61%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.81%) Exstream
3 1 (0.81%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.87%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.65%) SAN
3 5 (4.03%) HTTP
4 4 (3.23%) LAN
4 4 (3.23%) WAN
5 3 (2.42%) Internet
6 2 (1.61%) Wireless
6 2 (1.61%) SSL
6 2 (1.61%) DNS
7 1 (0.81%) FTP
7 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.45%) DB2
3 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (5.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.61%) IDOL
4 2 (1.61%) MySQL
5 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 60 (48.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 39 (31.45%) Selenium
3 25 (20.16%) JMeter
4 21 (16.94%) TestDirector
5 11 (8.87%) Rational Performance Tester
6 9 (7.26%) Cucumber
7 8 (6.45%) WebDriver
7 8 (6.45%) Visual Studio
8 7 (5.65%) WinRunner
8 7 (5.65%) LoadUI
9 6 (4.84%) NUnit
10 5 (4.03%) JUnit
10 5 (4.03%) JIRA
11 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
11 4 (3.23%) Hudson
12 3 (2.42%) Eclipse
12 3 (2.42%) Rational Robot
12 3 (2.42%) WebLOAD
12 3 (2.42%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.42%) Calabash
General
1 26 (20.97%) Finance
2 15 (12.10%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.84%) Banking
3 6 (4.84%) Retail
4 4 (3.23%) Marketing
4 4 (3.23%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.42%) Legal
6 2 (1.61%) Electronics
6 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (29.84%) Analyst
1 37 (29.84%) Test Analyst
2 33 (26.61%) Test Manager
2 33 (26.61%) Tester
3 24 (19.35%) Performance Tester
4 9 (7.26%) QA Engineer
4 9 (7.26%) Performance Manager
4 9 (7.26%) Performance Test Manager
5 6 (4.84%) Performance Engineer
5 6 (4.84%) Test Engineer
6 5 (4.03%) Test Consultant
6 5 (4.03%) Consultant
6 5 (4.03%) Performance Analyst
6 5 (4.03%) Performance Test Analyst
6 5 (4.03%) Designer
7 4 (3.23%) Automation Tester
7 4 (3.23%) Lead Tester
7 4 (3.23%) Lead Test Analyst
7 4 (3.23%) Principal Consultant
8 3 (2.42%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.68%) .NET
2 11 (8.87%) Middleware
3 9 (7.26%) HTML
4 6 (4.84%) CSS
4 6 (4.84%) Gherkin
5 5 (4.03%) XML
6 3 (2.42%) SOAP
6 3 (2.42%) Ajax
7 2 (1.61%) HTML5
7 2 (1.61%) Web Services
8 1 (0.81%) J2EE
8 1 (0.81%) XSL
8 1 (0.81%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.81%) Spring
8 1 (0.81%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.65%) Replication
3 7 (5.65%) Open Source
4 6 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.61%) New Media
6 2 (1.61%) Social Media
6 2 (1.61%) Life Science
6 2 (1.61%) PKI
6 2 (1.61%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.61%) DTV
7 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.74%) Windows
2 14 (11.29%) Windows XP
2 14 (11.29%) UNIX
3 9 (7.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (6.45%) Linux
5 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.42%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.61%) Android
6 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.81%) AIX
7 1 (0.81%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (41.13%) Performance Testing
2 31 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 28 (22.58%) Test Strategy
4 26 (20.97%) Test Management
4 26 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (18.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (12.90%) Automated Testing
6 16 (12.90%) Software Testing
7 15 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (11.29%) Scrum
9 12 (9.68%) TDD
9 12 (9.68%) Performance Engineering
10 11 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (8.87%) Regression Testing
10 11 (8.87%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (8.06%) Test Automation
11 10 (8.06%) Knowledge Management
12 9 (7.26%) People Management
13 8 (6.45%) BDD
13 8 (6.45%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (32.26%) SQL
2 33 (26.61%) Java
3 27 (21.77%) C#
4 19 (15.32%) C
5 10 (8.06%) PowerShell
5 10 (8.06%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.65%) Python
7 6 (4.84%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.03%) Perl
8 5 (4.03%) PHP
9 4 (3.23%) C++
10 3 (2.42%) COBOL
10 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.42%) Tcl
11 2 (1.61%) VBA
12 1 (0.81%) AWK
Qualifications
1 39 (31.45%) ISEB
2 32 (25.81%) ISTQB
3 29 (23.39%) Security Cleared
4 13 (10.48%) Degree
5 12 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (8.87%) SC Cleared
7 8 (6.45%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.61%) CSQA
11 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (22.58%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.26%) vSphere
2 7 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 49 (39.52%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (5.65%) Netcool
2 7 (5.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 53 (42.74%) HP
2 29 (23.39%) Oracle
3 18 (14.52%) IBM
4 10 (8.06%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.65%) SAP
5 7 (5.65%) EMC
5 7 (5.65%) VMware
6 4 (3.23%) Capita
6 4 (3.23%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.42%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.61%) Meridio
9 1 (0.81%) Sun
9 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Enorth Staffing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, UK
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 18 days ago