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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 360 380 390
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +10
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 70 30 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.05% 1.03% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 48
Average salary £36,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £70,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
3408 2915 3179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.68% 14.40% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2929 2435 2861
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Berkshire +27 36 £40,000 - 3
Surrey -1 12 £60,000 +4.34% 1
West Sussex - 8 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire -23 7 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +7 4 - -
East Sussex -30 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 61 (51.69%) HP Quality Center
2 55 (46.61%) QuickTest Pro
3 54 (45.76%) Windows
4 51 (43.22%) ISEB
5 50 (42.37%) Security Cleared
6 48 (40.68%) ISTQB
7 45 (38.14%) Performance Testing
7 45 (38.14%) Test Scripting
8 42 (35.59%) Test Management
8 42 (35.59%) Selenium
9 40 (33.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (31.36%) HP
11 34 (28.81%) Windows XP
11 34 (28.81%) SQL Server
12 32 (27.12%) QA
13 30 (25.42%) Test Automation
14 29 (24.58%) Windows Server 2008
15 28 (23.73%) SC Cleared
15 28 (23.73%) Regression Testing
15 28 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (22.03%) Oracle
16 26 (22.03%) LAN
16 26 (22.03%) WAN
16 26 (22.03%) Linux
17 25 (21.19%) Finance
17 25 (21.19%) Windows 7
18 24 (20.34%) Test Strategy
18 24 (20.34%) C#
19 23 (19.49%) Active Directory
20 22 (18.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 14 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.93%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.24%) IIS
4 4 (3.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.03%) LAN
1 26 (22.03%) WAN
2 15 (12.71%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.47%) HTTP
4 9 (7.63%) SAN
5 6 (5.08%) DNS
6 4 (3.39%) SSL
6 4 (3.39%) Wireless
7 2 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.54%) MySQL
4 3 (2.54%) IDOL
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 55 (46.61%) QuickTest Pro
2 42 (35.59%) Selenium
3 16 (13.56%) WebDriver
4 15 (12.71%) Cucumber
5 14 (11.86%) JIRA
5 14 (11.86%) JMeter
6 13 (11.02%) NUnit
7 12 (10.17%) SilkPerformer
8 9 (7.63%) WinRunner
8 9 (7.63%) TestDirector
8 9 (7.63%) Rational Performance Tester
9 8 (6.78%) Git (software)
9 8 (6.78%) SoapUI
9 8 (6.78%) Selenium IDE
10 6 (5.08%) LoadUI
11 5 (4.24%) Appium
11 5 (4.24%) Rational Robot
11 5 (4.24%) Calabash
11 5 (4.24%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (4.24%) JUnit
General
1 25 (21.19%) Finance
2 17 (14.41%) Telecoms
3 13 (11.02%) Retail
4 4 (3.39%) Military
4 4 (3.39%) Banking
4 4 (3.39%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.39%) Legal
5 2 (1.69%) Advertising
5 2 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (27.97%) Analyst
1 33 (27.97%) Test Analyst
2 25 (21.19%) Test Manager
3 22 (18.64%) Consultant
3 22 (18.64%) Test Consultant
4 20 (16.95%) Tester
5 17 (14.41%) Performance Tester
6 13 (11.02%) Test Engineer
7 10 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (8.47%) Senior Test Analyst
8 9 (7.63%) QA Engineer
9 8 (6.78%) Test Leader
10 7 (5.93%) Performance Test Leader
10 7 (5.93%) Performance Test Manager
10 7 (5.93%) Performance Manager
11 6 (5.08%) Performance Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) Designer
12 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 4 (3.39%) Principal Consultant
13 3 (2.54%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) Middleware
2 8 (6.78%) SOAP
2 8 (6.78%) Gherkin
3 6 (5.08%) Ajax
4 3 (2.54%) .NET
5 2 (1.69%) XML
5 2 (1.69%) XSL
5 2 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.85%) LAMP
6 1 (0.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.47%) Replication
3 9 (7.63%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.78%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.93%) Open Source
6 3 (2.54%) PKI
6 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.69%) Physics
7 2 (1.69%) New Media
7 2 (1.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (45.76%) Windows
2 40 (33.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (28.81%) Windows XP
4 29 (24.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (22.03%) Linux
6 25 (21.19%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.63%) UNIX
8 7 (5.93%) Solaris
9 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.14%) Performance Testing
1 45 (38.14%) Test Scripting
2 42 (35.59%) Test Management
3 30 (25.42%) Test Automation
4 28 (23.73%) Regression Testing
4 28 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (20.34%) Test Strategy
6 19 (16.10%) Migration
7 16 (13.56%) Software Testing
8 14 (11.86%) TDD
8 14 (11.86%) BDD
8 14 (11.86%) Performance Engineering
9 13 (11.02%) Automation Testing
10 12 (10.17%) Validation
11 11 (9.32%) Web Testing
12 10 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (7.63%) System Testing
13 9 (7.63%) Test Planning
13 9 (7.63%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (7.63%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.34%) C#
2 21 (17.80%) Java
2 21 (17.80%) SQL
3 18 (15.25%) Python
4 17 (14.41%) C
5 14 (11.86%) PHP
6 11 (9.32%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.93%) Perl
8 5 (4.24%) C++
8 5 (4.24%) Tcl
8 5 (4.24%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (43.22%) ISEB
2 50 (42.37%) Security Cleared
3 48 (40.68%) ISTQB
4 28 (23.73%) SC Cleared
5 22 (18.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (11.86%) Degree
7 10 (8.47%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.39%) CSQA
9 3 (2.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (27.12%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (19.49%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.02%) vSphere
4 9 (7.63%) VMware ESX
5 7 (5.93%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 61 (51.69%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (7.63%) Netcool
2 9 (7.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 37 (31.36%) HP
2 26 (22.03%) Oracle
3 20 (16.95%) VMware
4 15 (12.71%) IBM
5 14 (11.86%) Fujitsu
6 9 (7.63%) EMC
7 7 (5.93%) NetApp
8 6 (5.08%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.54%) SAP
9 3 (2.54%) Meridio
10 2 (1.69%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.69%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.69%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.85%) Capita
Southampton, Hampshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Travel + Expenses + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Resource Solutions - Visa
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + extensive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Premier IT
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago