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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 408 379 407
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +28
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 35 65 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.00% 1.89% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 26 52 34
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
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
3491 3441 2849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.83% 15.19% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2995 2911 2443
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 £33,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 July 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 July 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 +15 18 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Surrey -1 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Kent +6 4 £27,000 -
Berkshire -8 4 £42,500 +21.42%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £48,750 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 52 (52.00%) HP
2 45 (45.00%) HP UFT
3 44 (44.00%) Performance Testing
4 36 (36.00%) Oracle
5 35 (35.00%) Test Scripting
6 34 (34.00%) HP Quality Center
6 34 (34.00%) Java
7 33 (33.00%) SQL
8 26 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (26.00%) QA
9 25 (25.00%) Selenium
9 25 (25.00%) Finance
10 23 (23.00%) Security Cleared
11 22 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (22.00%) C#
11 22 (22.00%) UNIX
12 20 (20.00%) ISEB
12 20 (20.00%) Automated Testing
13 19 (19.00%) JMeter
13 19 (19.00%) TestDirector
14 18 (18.00%) Test Management
15 17 (17.00%) ISTQB
16 16 (16.00%) Test Strategy
17 15 (15.00%) SQL Server
17 15 (15.00%) SC Cleared
18 14 (14.00%) C
18 14 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
19 13 (13.00%) .NET
20 11 (11.00%) Open Source
20 11 (11.00%) Windows

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.00%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (5.00%) NetWeaver
4 2 (2.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) JBoss
5 1 (1.00%) Apache
5 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.00%) CMS
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.00%) Drupal
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) SAP CRM
2 4 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (3.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.00%) Exstream
4 1 (1.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) HTTP
2 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.00%) LAN
2 3 (3.00%) WAN
3 2 (2.00%) SAN
4 1 (1.00%) Internet
4 1 (1.00%) FTP
4 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) DB2
3 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.00%) IDOL
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 45 (45.00%) HP UFT
2 25 (25.00%) Selenium
3 19 (19.00%) JMeter
3 19 (19.00%) TestDirector
4 10 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 7 (7.00%) WinRunner
6 6 (6.00%) JIRA
6 6 (6.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (6.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.00%) Hudson
8 3 (3.00%) LoadUI
8 3 (3.00%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.00%) Rational Performance Tester
9 2 (2.00%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (2.00%) JUnit
9 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.00%) NUnit
10 1 (1.00%) Firebug
General
1 25 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.00%) Electronics
3 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (40.00%) Analyst
1 40 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 27 (27.00%) Tester
3 16 (16.00%) Test Manager
3 16 (16.00%) Performance Tester
4 13 (13.00%) Performance Analyst
4 13 (13.00%) Performance Test Analyst
5 9 (9.00%) Performance Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) QA Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Test Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Test Leader
8 6 (6.00%) Performance Test Leader
8 6 (6.00%) QA Tester
9 4 (4.00%) Performance Test Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.00%) Lead Tester
10 2 (2.00%) Quality Engineer
10 2 (2.00%) Performance Test Manager
10 2 (2.00%) Software Quality Engineer
10 2 (2.00%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.00%) .NET
2 9 (9.00%) HTML
2 9 (9.00%) Web Services
3 6 (6.00%) CSS
3 6 (6.00%) Gherkin
4 4 (4.00%) XML
5 2 (2.00%) Middleware
5 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.00%) HTML5
6 1 (1.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.00%) Spring
6 1 (1.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.00%) Statistics
4 3 (3.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.00%) Replication
4 3 (3.00%) DTV
5 2 (2.00%) PKI
5 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.00%) Social Media
6 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.00%) UNIX
2 11 (11.00%) Windows
3 5 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.00%) Linux
5 2 (2.00%) Android
5 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.00%) Performance Testing
2 35 (35.00%) Test Scripting
3 26 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 18 (18.00%) Test Management
7 16 (16.00%) Test Strategy
8 14 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (11.00%) Software Testing
9 11 (11.00%) Regression Testing
9 11 (11.00%) Open Source
10 10 (10.00%) Scrum
10 10 (10.00%) TDD
11 9 (9.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (8.00%) Performance Engineering
12 8 (8.00%) Functional Testing
13 7 (7.00%) SDLC
13 7 (7.00%) Automation Testing
13 7 (7.00%) Manual Testing
13 7 (7.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.00%) Java
2 33 (33.00%) SQL
3 22 (22.00%) C#
4 14 (14.00%) C
5 8 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.00%) VB
8 3 (3.00%) COBOL
8 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.00%) VBA
9 2 (2.00%) PHP
10 1 (1.00%) Perl
10 1 (1.00%) AWK
Qualifications
1 23 (23.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.00%) ISEB
3 17 (17.00%) ISTQB
4 15 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (7.00%) Degree
6 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (26.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (34.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.00%) Netcool
2 2 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 52 (52.00%) HP
2 36 (36.00%) Oracle
3 11 (11.00%) SAP
4 10 (10.00%) IBM
4 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.00%) VMware
5 7 (7.00%) Capita
6 4 (4.00%) Citrix
6 4 (4.00%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.00%) EMC
7 2 (2.00%) Meridio
8 1 (1.00%) Sun
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42800 - £44600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + extensive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
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