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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 390 370 401
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +31
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 50 56 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.45% 1.95% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29 50 41
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,164 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-13.67% +23.45%
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
3441 2872 3256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.64% 13.60% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2799 2501 2851
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Berkshire -9 24 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Hampshire - 9 £35,000 -
Surrey -1 8 £48,000 -4.00%
Middlesex - 3 £38,500 -
Kent -1 2 £27,000 -33.33%
East Sussex - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £40,000 -22.10% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 93 (72.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 58 (44.96%) Performance Testing
3 54 (41.86%) SQL
4 47 (36.43%) HP Quality Center
5 44 (34.11%) JMeter
6 42 (32.56%) Test Scripting
7 41 (31.78%) Oracle
8 40 (31.01%) Selenium
9 37 (28.68%) Windows
9 37 (28.68%) ISEB
10 33 (25.58%) QA
11 32 (24.81%) HP
12 31 (24.03%) ISTQB
13 30 (23.26%) Degree
14 29 (22.48%) Java
15 28 (21.71%) Linux
15 28 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (21.71%) Finance
16 27 (20.93%) Python
16 27 (20.93%) Security Cleared
16 27 (20.93%) Oracle Database
17 25 (19.38%) Test Automation
18 23 (17.83%) Windows Server 2003
18 23 (17.83%) Test Strategy
19 22 (17.05%) SilkPerformer
20 21 (16.28%) Open Source
21 20 (15.50%) Test Management
21 20 (15.50%) Automated Testing
21 20 (15.50%) Regression Testing
21 20 (15.50%) Windows XP

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (6.20%) IIS
2 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.10%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.63%) LAN
1 15 (11.63%) WAN
2 11 (8.53%) HTTP
2 11 (8.53%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.98%) SAN
4 8 (6.20%) SSL
5 4 (3.10%) IMAP
5 4 (3.10%) NAS
5 4 (3.10%) SNMP
5 4 (3.10%) SMTP
6 3 (2.33%) Internet
7 2 (1.55%) DNS
8 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.93%) Oracle Database
2 18 (13.95%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.88%) IDOL
4 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.78%) MySQL
5 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 93 (72.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 44 (34.11%) JMeter
3 40 (31.01%) Selenium
4 22 (17.05%) SilkPerformer
5 17 (13.18%) WinRunner
6 16 (12.40%) JIRA
7 13 (10.08%) Selenium IDE
8 12 (9.30%) eggPlant
8 12 (9.30%) Visual Studio
9 9 (6.98%) TestDirector
10 8 (6.20%) TestPartner
10 8 (6.20%) QALoad
10 8 (6.20%) jMock
10 8 (6.20%) EasyMock
10 8 (6.20%) Cucumber
10 8 (6.20%) JUnit
11 7 (5.43%) Git (software)
12 5 (3.88%) WebDriver
13 4 (3.10%) AQtime
13 4 (3.10%) WebLOAD
General
1 28 (21.71%) Finance
2 13 (10.08%) Retail
3 11 (8.53%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.88%) Banking
6 4 (3.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (32.56%) Test Analyst
1 42 (32.56%) Analyst
2 40 (31.01%) Tester
3 24 (18.60%) Performance Tester
4 21 (16.28%) Performance Test Analyst
4 21 (16.28%) Performance Analyst
5 16 (12.40%) Senior Tester
5 16 (12.40%) Test Manager
6 12 (9.30%) Software Tester
6 12 (9.30%) Technical Tester
6 12 (9.30%) Senior Software Tester
6 12 (9.30%) Senior Technical Tester
7 11 (8.53%) Senior Test Analyst
7 11 (8.53%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (7.75%) Test Leader
9 9 (6.98%) Consultant
9 9 (6.98%) Test Consultant
10 8 (6.20%) Performance Engineer
10 8 (6.20%) Test Engineer
10 8 (6.20%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.08%) .NET
2 9 (6.98%) Ajax
3 8 (6.20%) Gherkin
4 4 (3.10%) MAPI
5 3 (2.33%) HTML
6 1 (0.78%) Middleware
6 1 (0.78%) LAMP
6 1 (0.78%) J2EE
6 1 (0.78%) JDBC
6 1 (0.78%) Web Services
6 1 (0.78%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.28%) Open Source
2 18 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.20%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.88%) User Experience
4 5 (3.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.78%) Statistics
5 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.78%) Physics
5 1 (0.78%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.78%) Biology
5 1 (0.78%) Life Science
5 1 (0.78%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.78%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.68%) Windows
2 28 (21.71%) Linux
3 23 (17.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (15.50%) Windows XP
5 17 (13.18%) UNIX
6 16 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (12.40%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.20%) Solaris
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.96%) Performance Testing
2 42 (32.56%) Test Scripting
3 28 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (19.38%) Test Automation
5 23 (17.83%) Test Strategy
6 20 (15.50%) Test Management
6 20 (15.50%) Automated Testing
6 20 (15.50%) Regression Testing
7 17 (13.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (10.08%) Automation Testing
9 12 (9.30%) Migration
10 11 (8.53%) Web Testing
11 10 (7.75%) Manual Testing
12 9 (6.98%) Load Testing
12 9 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (6.20%) TDD
13 8 (6.20%) System Testing
13 8 (6.20%) User Stories
13 8 (6.20%) BDD
14 7 (5.43%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.86%) SQL
2 29 (22.48%) Java
3 27 (20.93%) Python
4 20 (15.50%) PL/SQL
5 12 (9.30%) C
6 11 (8.53%) C#
7 9 (6.98%) PHP
8 7 (5.43%) C++
9 3 (2.33%) VB
10 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.55%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (28.68%) ISEB
2 31 (24.03%) ISTQB
3 30 (23.26%) Degree
4 27 (20.93%) Security Cleared
5 15 (11.63%) SC Cleared
6 10 (7.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (25.58%) QA
2 6 (4.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (10.85%) VMware ESX
2 11 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.98%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.43%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 47 (36.43%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.88%) Netcool
2 5 (3.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (3.10%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.10%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.10%) PureDisk
4 1 (0.78%) nmon
Vendors
1 41 (31.78%) Oracle
2 32 (24.81%) HP
3 14 (10.85%) VMware
4 12 (9.30%) Fujitsu
5 8 (6.20%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.43%) NetApp
7 5 (3.88%) EMC
7 5 (3.88%) Meridio
8 2 (1.55%) SAP
8 2 (1.55%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.55%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.78%) Siebel
9 1 (0.78%) Citrix
9 1 (0.78%) Capita
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 3 days ago