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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 397 406 377
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -29
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 47 52 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.28% 1.52% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 39 39 41
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,815 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
- +11.80%
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
3658 3424 2809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.36% 15.37% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3163 2809 2429
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 £57,500 £57,500 £59,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +51 33 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Berkshire -2 5 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Kent -6 3 £26,500 -1.85%
Surrey -11 3 £45,000 -6.25%
Buckinghamshire -11 3 £47,500 +18.75%
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 65 (63.11%) HP
2 60 (58.25%) Performance Testing
3 52 (50.49%) Oracle
4 43 (41.75%) Test Scripting
5 41 (39.81%) HP UFT
6 35 (33.98%) SQL
6 35 (33.98%) Java
7 29 (28.16%) Finance
8 27 (26.21%) HP Quality Center
9 26 (25.24%) QA
10 25 (24.27%) Security Cleared
11 24 (23.30%) UNIX
12 20 (19.42%) SC Cleared
12 20 (19.42%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (18.45%) Test Management
13 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (17.48%) C#
15 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
15 16 (15.53%) SAP
15 16 (15.53%) ISEB
15 16 (15.53%) JMeter
16 15 (14.56%) Automated Testing
17 14 (13.59%) Selenium
18 13 (12.62%) ISTQB
18 13 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
18 13 (12.62%) TestDirector
18 13 (12.62%) Web Services
18 13 (12.62%) C
19 12 (11.65%) VB
19 12 (11.65%) Microsoft

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (10.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.85%) NetWeaver
3 4 (3.88%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.97%) Drupal
6 1 (0.97%) JBoss
6 1 (0.97%) Apache
6 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (10.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (4.85%) SAP CRM
4 4 (3.88%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.94%) Exstream
7 1 (0.97%) Magento
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) HTTP
2 3 (2.91%) LAN
2 3 (2.91%) WAN
3 2 (1.94%) SAN
3 2 (1.94%) FTP
4 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.97%) Internet
4 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.74%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (7.77%) DB2
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.94%) IDOL
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (39.81%) HP UFT
2 16 (15.53%) JMeter
3 14 (13.59%) Selenium
4 13 (12.62%) TestDirector
5 11 (10.68%) Visual Studio
6 6 (5.83%) JIRA
7 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.91%) WinRunner
9 2 (1.94%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.94%) Hudson
9 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.97%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.97%) Firebug
10 1 (0.97%) JUnit
10 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.97%) NUnit
General
1 29 (28.16%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.91%) Marketing
3 3 (2.91%) Electronics
3 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.91%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (36.89%) Analyst
1 38 (36.89%) Test Analyst
2 33 (32.04%) Tester
3 24 (23.30%) Performance Tester
4 14 (13.59%) Test Leader
4 14 (13.59%) Performance Test Leader
5 13 (12.62%) Performance Test Analyst
5 13 (12.62%) Performance Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) Performance Analyst
6 11 (10.68%) Test Engineer
7 10 (9.71%) Senior Tester
7 10 (9.71%) Senior Performance Tester
8 8 (7.77%) Test Manager
8 8 (7.77%) Performance Test Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) QA Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) QA Tester
11 3 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (2.91%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (2.91%) Senior Test Analyst
12 2 (1.94%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.62%) Web Services
2 9 (8.74%) .NET
3 5 (4.85%) HTML
4 4 (3.88%) XML
5 3 (2.91%) CSS
6 2 (1.94%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.94%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.97%) HTML5
7 1 (0.97%) J2EE
7 1 (0.97%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.97%) Spring
7 1 (0.97%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Mainframe
2 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.88%) Statistics
4 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.91%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.91%) DTV
5 2 (1.94%) PKI
6 1 (0.97%) Social Media
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.30%) UNIX
2 9 (8.74%) Windows
3 4 (3.88%) Linux
4 3 (2.91%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.97%) Android
5 1 (0.97%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (58.25%) Performance Testing
2 43 (41.75%) Test Scripting
3 20 (19.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (18.45%) Test Management
4 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (14.56%) Automated Testing
6 13 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (10.68%) Test Strategy
8 10 (9.71%) Open Source
9 9 (8.74%) Software Testing
10 8 (7.77%) UML
10 8 (7.77%) E-business
10 8 (7.77%) Requirements Management
10 8 (7.77%) Procure-to-pay
10 8 (7.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 8 (7.77%) SDLC
11 7 (6.80%) V-Model
12 6 (5.83%) Scrum
12 6 (5.83%) Regression Testing
12 6 (5.83%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.98%) SQL
1 35 (33.98%) Java
2 18 (17.48%) C#
3 13 (12.62%) C
4 12 (11.65%) VB
5 9 (8.74%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.91%) COBOL
7 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.94%) PHP
8 2 (1.94%) VBA
9 1 (0.97%) Perl
9 1 (0.97%) Python
9 1 (0.97%) AWK
Qualifications
1 25 (24.27%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.42%) SC Cleared
3 16 (15.53%) ISEB
4 13 (12.62%) ISTQB
5 6 (5.83%) Degree
6 3 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.91%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (25.24%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (26.21%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.94%) Netcool
2 2 (1.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 65 (63.11%) HP
2 52 (50.49%) Oracle
3 16 (15.53%) SAP
4 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.74%) IBM
6 8 (7.77%) Citrix
7 5 (4.85%) VMware
8 4 (3.88%) Capita
8 4 (3.88%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.94%) Meridio
9 2 (1.94%) EMC
10 1 (0.97%) Sun
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