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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 409 404 392
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 34 56 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.06% 1.63% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 26 42 63
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,166 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £52,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
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
3208 3427 3487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.46% 16.63% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2896 2877 2972
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +22 15 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +31 7 £55,000 +42.85%
Surrey -10 4 £52,500 +16.66% 1
East Sussex +15 3 £47,500 -20.83%
Hampshire +3 2 £52,500 +38.15% 3
Kent -6 2 £50,000 +70.94% 1
West Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 40 (71.43%) Performance Testing
2 33 (58.93%) Test Automation
3 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (51.79%) Finance
4 29 (51.79%) Java
5 28 (50.00%) JMeter
6 26 (46.43%) HP
7 25 (44.64%) Selenium
8 23 (41.07%) Degree
8 23 (41.07%) Functional Testing
8 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
9 22 (39.29%) Software Testing
9 22 (39.29%) ISTQB
10 21 (37.50%) HP UFT
11 19 (33.93%) QA
11 19 (33.93%) HP Quality Center
12 18 (32.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 17 (30.36%) Non-Functional Testing
13 17 (30.36%) Test Scripting
14 16 (28.57%) Open Source
14 16 (28.57%) ISEB
14 16 (28.57%) SQL
14 16 (28.57%) HTML
14 16 (28.57%) Automated Testing
15 15 (26.79%) SDLC
16 14 (25.00%) Waterfall
17 13 (23.21%) Test Management
17 13 (23.21%) VB
17 13 (23.21%) .NET
18 12 (21.43%) Visual Studio

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 9 (16.07%) CMS
2 6 (10.71%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) Firewall
2 10 (17.86%) DNS
2 10 (17.86%) Internet
2 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) DB2
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (50.00%) JMeter
2 25 (44.64%) Selenium
3 21 (37.50%) HP UFT
4 12 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 12 (21.43%) WebLOAD
5 11 (19.64%) Gatling
6 9 (16.07%) JIRA
6 9 (16.07%) TestNG
7 6 (10.71%) Introscope
8 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
8 5 (8.93%) JUnit
8 5 (8.93%) Selenium IDE
8 5 (8.93%) WebDriver
9 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
9 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
9 3 (5.36%) Ranorex
9 3 (5.36%) Subversion
10 2 (3.57%) Ant
10 2 (3.57%) Maven
10 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (51.79%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Games
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Tester
2 16 (28.57%) Senior Tester
3 10 (17.86%) Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Performance Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Performance Test Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Test Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Test Manager
4 9 (16.07%) Automation Tester
4 9 (16.07%) Java Automation Tester
4 9 (16.07%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 9 (16.07%) Selenium Tester
4 9 (16.07%) Senior Automation Tester
5 8 (14.29%) Performance Tester
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Performance Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Performance Tester
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) QA Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) HTML
2 13 (23.21%) .NET
3 10 (17.86%) Ajax
4 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
5 6 (10.71%) Web Services
6 5 (8.93%) HTML5
7 4 (7.14%) XML
8 3 (5.36%) DCOM
9 2 (3.57%) CSS
10 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
1 6 (10.71%) Mainframe
1 6 (10.71%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (7.14%) Social Media
3 2 (3.57%) DataPower
4 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Android
1 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.36%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (71.43%) Performance Testing
2 33 (58.93%) Test Automation
3 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (41.07%) Functional Testing
5 22 (39.29%) Software Testing
6 17 (30.36%) Non-Functional Testing
6 17 (30.36%) Test Scripting
7 16 (28.57%) Automated Testing
7 16 (28.57%) Open Source
8 15 (26.79%) SDLC
9 14 (25.00%) Waterfall
10 13 (23.21%) Test Management
11 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (21.43%) DevOps
11 12 (21.43%) Manual Testing
11 12 (21.43%) Scrum
11 12 (21.43%) Test Strategy
12 11 (19.64%) Automation Testing
13 10 (17.86%) CRM
13 10 (17.86%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) Java
2 23 (41.07%) JavaScript
3 16 (28.57%) SQL
4 13 (23.21%) VB
5 11 (19.64%) Perl
6 9 (16.07%) VBScript
7 6 (10.71%) C
7 6 (10.71%) C#
8 4 (7.14%) COBOL
9 3 (5.36%) Python
10 2 (3.57%) C++
10 2 (3.57%) Groovy
10 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) Degree
2 22 (39.29%) ISTQB
3 18 (32.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (28.57%) ISEB
5 2 (3.57%) CCNA
5 2 (3.57%) CCNP
5 2 (3.57%) CCSA
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.93%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (33.93%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (10.71%) CA Wily
3 2 (3.57%) Control-M
4 1 (1.79%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) HP
2 6 (10.71%) AppDynamics
2 6 (10.71%) CA
2 6 (10.71%) Dynatrace
3 4 (7.14%) SAP
4 3 (5.36%) Capita
4 3 (5.36%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) BMC
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) Compuware
5 2 (3.57%) F5
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) Juniper
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.57%) Splunk
6 1 (1.79%) webMethods
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