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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 370 403 370
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -33
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 66 18 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.087% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.85% 0.59% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 38
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £45,000 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +2.27%
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
3573 3052 2963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.23% 14.75% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3067 2552 2602
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +31 33 £57,500 +43.75%
Surrey -3 13 £40,500 -32.50% 1
Hampshire - 10 £60,000 - 1
East Sussex -17 6 £60,000 +26.31% 1
West Sussex - 3 £32,500 -
Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 66 (51.16%) HP Quality Center
2 61 (47.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 55 (42.64%) ISEB
4 54 (41.86%) ISTQB
5 51 (39.53%) Windows
6 49 (37.98%) Selenium
6 49 (37.98%) Security Cleared
7 47 (36.43%) Performance Testing
8 45 (34.88%) Test Scripting
9 43 (33.33%) HP
10 41 (31.78%) Test Management
11 40 (31.01%) Windows Server 2003
12 34 (26.36%) Windows XP
13 31 (24.03%) SQL Server
13 31 (24.03%) QA
14 30 (23.26%) Test Automation
15 29 (22.48%) Oracle
15 29 (22.48%) Finance
16 28 (21.71%) Regression Testing
16 28 (21.71%) C#
17 27 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (20.93%) Test Strategy
17 27 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
18 26 (20.16%) SC Cleared
19 25 (19.38%) LAN
19 25 (19.38%) WAN
20 24 (18.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 23 (17.83%) Windows 7
21 23 (17.83%) SQL
22 22 (17.05%) Java

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (12.40%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.38%) LAN
1 25 (19.38%) WAN
2 17 (13.18%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.98%) SAN
4 8 (6.20%) HTTP
5 6 (4.65%) DNS
6 4 (3.10%) Wireless
7 2 (1.55%) Internet
7 2 (1.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (5.43%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.33%) IDOL
5 2 (1.55%) MySQL
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.55%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.78%) DB2
6 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 61 (47.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 49 (37.98%) Selenium
3 18 (13.95%) JMeter
4 16 (12.40%) WebDriver
4 16 (12.40%) Cucumber
5 15 (11.63%) TestDirector
6 13 (10.08%) WinRunner
6 13 (10.08%) NUnit
7 11 (8.53%) JIRA
7 11 (8.53%) Rational Performance Tester
8 9 (6.98%) LoadUI
9 8 (6.20%) SoapUI
9 8 (6.20%) SilkPerformer
10 6 (4.65%) JUnit
11 5 (3.88%) Rational Robot
11 5 (3.88%) Selenium IDE
11 5 (3.88%) Appium
11 5 (3.88%) Calabash
11 5 (3.88%) Git (software)
11 5 (3.88%) WebLOAD
General
1 29 (22.48%) Finance
2 18 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.53%) Retail
4 5 (3.88%) Legal
5 4 (3.10%) Military
5 4 (3.10%) Banking
5 4 (3.10%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.55%) Advertising
6 2 (1.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (27.13%) Analyst
1 35 (27.13%) Test Analyst
2 32 (24.81%) Test Manager
3 21 (16.28%) Consultant
3 21 (16.28%) Test Consultant
4 19 (14.73%) Tester
5 14 (10.85%) Performance Tester
6 11 (8.53%) Test Engineer
7 10 (7.75%) Test Leader
8 9 (6.98%) Performance Test Manager
8 9 (6.98%) Performance Manager
9 8 (6.20%) Performance Test Leader
9 8 (6.20%) QA Engineer
10 7 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Senior Test Analyst
11 6 (4.65%) Designer
12 4 (3.10%) Lead Test Analyst
12 4 (3.10%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 4 (3.10%) Performance Engineer
12 4 (3.10%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.53%) Middleware
2 9 (6.98%) Gherkin
3 8 (6.20%) SOAP
4 6 (4.65%) .NET
5 4 (3.10%) Ajax
5 4 (3.10%) HTML
6 3 (2.33%) CSS
6 3 (2.33%) XML
7 2 (1.55%) XSL
7 2 (1.55%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.55%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.78%) HTML5
8 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.30%) Replication
3 10 (7.75%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.20%) Open Source
5 5 (3.88%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.33%) PKI
7 2 (1.55%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.55%) Physics
7 2 (1.55%) Life Science
7 2 (1.55%) New Media
8 1 (0.78%) Social Media
8 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 51 (39.53%) Windows
2 40 (31.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (26.36%) Windows XP
4 27 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (17.83%) Windows 7
6 18 (13.95%) Linux
7 10 (7.75%) UNIX
8 5 (3.88%) Solaris
9 2 (1.55%) CentOS
9 2 (1.55%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.43%) Performance Testing
2 45 (34.88%) Test Scripting
3 41 (31.78%) Test Management
4 30 (23.26%) Test Automation
5 28 (21.71%) Regression Testing
6 27 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (20.93%) Test Strategy
7 17 (13.18%) Migration
8 16 (12.40%) TDD
8 16 (12.40%) Software Testing
8 16 (12.40%) Performance Engineering
9 15 (11.63%) BDD
10 14 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (10.08%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (9.30%) Automation Testing
13 11 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (7.75%) Validation
14 10 (7.75%) Scrum
14 10 (7.75%) Knowledge Management
15 9 (6.98%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.71%) C#
2 23 (17.83%) SQL
3 22 (17.05%) Java
4 17 (13.18%) C
5 15 (11.63%) Python
6 13 (10.08%) PowerShell
7 10 (7.75%) PHP
8 7 (5.43%) Perl
9 5 (3.88%) C++
9 5 (3.88%) Tcl
9 5 (3.88%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.10%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.78%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 55 (42.64%) ISEB
2 54 (41.86%) ISTQB
3 49 (37.98%) Security Cleared
4 26 (20.16%) SC Cleared
5 24 (18.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (11.63%) Degree
7 10 (7.75%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (3.10%) CSQA
10 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.78%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (24.03%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (17.05%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.63%) vSphere
4 7 (5.43%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.88%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 66 (51.16%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (6.98%) Netcool
2 9 (6.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 43 (33.33%) HP
2 29 (22.48%) Oracle
3 21 (16.28%) IBM
4 20 (15.50%) VMware
5 12 (9.30%) Fujitsu
6 9 (6.98%) EMC
7 5 (3.88%) NetApp
8 4 (3.10%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.10%) Capita
9 3 (2.33%) Meridio
9 3 (2.33%) SAP
10 2 (1.55%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.55%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.55%) AppDynamics
South East
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + extensive package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago