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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 389 388 407
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 51 46 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.50% 1.50% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23 38 35
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £72,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,832 £49,250 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-13.03% +19.39%
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
3396 3060 3094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.55% 14.21% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2774 2686 2708
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 £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +6 33 £37,500 -25.74% 1
Hampshire - 10 £35,000 - 4
Surrey -16 4 £48,000 -4.00% 2
Middlesex - 3 £38,500 -
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £40,000 -22.10% 1
West Sussex - 1 £35,000 - 1
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 79 (68.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 49 (42.61%) Performance Testing
3 48 (41.74%) SQL
4 46 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 45 (39.13%) HP Quality Center
6 44 (38.26%) Oracle
7 41 (35.65%) Windows
7 41 (35.65%) ISEB
8 37 (32.17%) JMeter
9 35 (30.43%) ISTQB
10 33 (28.70%) QA
11 31 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (26.09%) Selenium
12 30 (26.09%) Regression Testing
12 30 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (26.09%) Python
13 29 (25.22%) Java
13 29 (25.22%) Test Automation
14 28 (24.35%) Security Cleared
14 28 (24.35%) Linux
15 27 (23.48%) Degree
15 27 (23.48%) Test Management
16 25 (21.74%) HP
17 24 (20.87%) Windows XP
17 24 (20.87%) Oracle Database
18 23 (20.00%) Finance
19 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
19 22 (19.13%) Windows Server 2008
19 22 (19.13%) Windows 7
20 20 (17.39%) Open Source

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 10 (8.70%) IIS
2 6 (5.22%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.65%) LAN
1 18 (15.65%) WAN
2 12 (10.43%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.09%) SAN
4 6 (5.22%) HTTP
4 6 (5.22%) SSL
5 4 (3.48%) NAS
5 4 (3.48%) SMTP
5 4 (3.48%) SNMP
5 4 (3.48%) IMAP
6 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.87%) Oracle Database
2 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.61%) IDOL
5 1 (0.87%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 79 (68.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 37 (32.17%) JMeter
3 30 (26.09%) Selenium
4 19 (16.52%) SilkPerformer
5 17 (14.78%) JIRA
6 15 (13.04%) Selenium IDE
6 15 (13.04%) WinRunner
7 11 (9.57%) Cucumber
8 10 (8.70%) Git (software)
9 8 (6.96%) Visual Studio
9 8 (6.96%) eggPlant
10 7 (6.09%) TestDirector
11 6 (5.22%) WebDriver
12 4 (3.48%) AQtime
12 4 (3.48%) WebLOAD
13 3 (2.61%) QALoad
13 3 (2.61%) jMock
13 3 (2.61%) TestPartner
13 3 (2.61%) JUnit
13 3 (2.61%) EasyMock
General
1 23 (20.00%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Retail
3 10 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.48%) Banking
5 4 (3.48%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (33.04%) Tester
2 33 (28.70%) Analyst
2 33 (28.70%) Test Analyst
3 22 (19.13%) Performance Tester
4 15 (13.04%) Test Manager
4 15 (13.04%) Consultant
4 15 (13.04%) Senior Tester
4 15 (13.04%) Test Consultant
5 12 (10.43%) Technical Tester
5 12 (10.43%) Software Tester
5 12 (10.43%) Senior Software Tester
5 12 (10.43%) Senior Technical Tester
6 11 (9.57%) Performance Analyst
6 11 (9.57%) Performance Test Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Test Engineer
7 8 (6.96%) Senior Test Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) Test Leader
8 6 (5.22%) Performance Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.30%) .NET
2 11 (9.57%) Gherkin
3 7 (6.09%) Ajax
4 4 (3.48%) MAPI
5 1 (0.87%) LAMP
5 1 (0.87%) HTML
5 1 (0.87%) SOAP
5 1 (0.87%) Web Services
5 1 (0.87%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) Open Source
2 16 (13.91%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.57%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.48%) User Experience
5 3 (2.61%) PKI
6 2 (1.74%) Replication
7 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.87%) Physics
7 1 (0.87%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.87%) Biology
7 1 (0.87%) Life Science
7 1 (0.87%) Statistics
7 1 (0.87%) GIS
7 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.65%) Windows
2 30 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (24.35%) Linux
4 24 (20.87%) Windows XP
5 22 (19.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (19.13%) Windows 7
6 16 (13.91%) UNIX
7 9 (7.83%) Solaris
8 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.61%) Performance Testing
2 46 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 31 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (26.09%) Regression Testing
5 29 (25.22%) Test Automation
6 27 (23.48%) Test Management
7 18 (15.65%) Test Strategy
7 18 (15.65%) Migration
8 17 (14.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (13.91%) Automation Testing
10 15 (13.04%) Automated Testing
11 14 (12.17%) Web Testing
12 11 (9.57%) BDD
12 11 (9.57%) User Stories
12 11 (9.57%) System Testing
12 11 (9.57%) TDD
12 11 (9.57%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (7.83%) Manual Testing
13 9 (7.83%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (7.83%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 48 (41.74%) SQL
2 30 (26.09%) Python
3 29 (25.22%) Java
4 20 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 15 (13.04%) C#
6 12 (10.43%) PHP
7 8 (6.96%) C
8 4 (3.48%) C++
9 3 (2.61%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.74%) VBScript
10 2 (1.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (35.65%) ISEB
2 35 (30.43%) ISTQB
3 28 (24.35%) Security Cleared
4 27 (23.48%) Degree
5 19 (16.52%) SC Cleared
6 12 (10.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (28.70%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (13.91%) VMware ESX
2 15 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.83%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (3.48%) vSphere
5 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 45 (39.13%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.48%) PureDisk
2 4 (3.48%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.48%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.61%) Netcool
3 3 (2.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 44 (38.26%) Oracle
2 25 (21.74%) HP
3 19 (16.52%) VMware
4 14 (12.17%) Fujitsu
5 9 (7.83%) NetApp
6 6 (5.22%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.61%) Meridio
7 3 (2.61%) EMC
8 2 (1.74%) SAP
8 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.74%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.87%) Capita
9 1 (0.87%) Citrix
9 1 (0.87%) Siebel
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Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Haywards Heath
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago