The first table below looks at the demand for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 210 202 208
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 18 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.71% 1.78% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 13
Average salary £38,000 £50,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +40.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -12.64%
Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1050 844 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.15% 16.09% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 911 738 847
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £46,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the South West region.

LoadRunner Salary Trend in the South West

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in the South West

LoadRunner
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Gloucestershire -1 7 £38,000 -17.39% 2
Dorset -13 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Bristol - 5 - - 2
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 24 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 22 (55.00%) ISEB
3 19 (47.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (45.00%) HP
5 17 (42.50%) Performance Testing
5 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
6 16 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (35.00%) Test Scripting
7 14 (35.00%) QA
8 13 (32.50%) Degree
8 13 (32.50%) Shell Script
8 13 (32.50%) Linux
8 13 (32.50%) UNIX
9 11 (27.50%) ITIL
9 11 (27.50%) LAN
9 11 (27.50%) WAN
9 11 (27.50%) SOA
9 11 (27.50%) SQL
9 11 (27.50%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (27.50%) Software Testing
9 11 (27.50%) ISTQB
9 11 (27.50%) DV Cleared
10 10 (25.00%) SoapUI
11 8 (20.00%) Java
12 7 (17.50%) C
12 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
13 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
13 6 (15.00%) Banking

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) LAN
1 11 (27.50%) WAN
2 2 (5.00%) FTP
2 2 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 24 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 5 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (10.00%) JIRA
5 3 (7.50%) JMeter
5 3 (7.50%) Toad
5 3 (7.50%) Selenium
6 2 (5.00%) FitNesse
6 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.00%) JProfiler
6 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.00%) Introscope
7 1 (2.50%) Subversion
7 1 (2.50%) WATIR
7 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Legal
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Analyst
2 19 (47.50%) Test Analyst
3 16 (40.00%) Tester
4 4 (10.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Test Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (7.50%) SOAP
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) JDBC
3 2 (5.00%) ODBC
3 2 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (7.50%) SWIFT
3 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) UNIX
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (42.50%) Performance Testing
3 14 (35.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (27.50%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (27.50%) Software Testing
4 11 (27.50%) ITIL
4 11 (27.50%) SOA
5 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.00%) Migration
7 5 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 5 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
7 5 (12.50%) Cash Management
7 5 (12.50%) Test Management
7 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 5 (12.50%) Business Transformation
8 4 (10.00%) BPEL
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
10 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Shell Script
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) Java
4 7 (17.50%) C
5 6 (15.00%) C++
6 4 (10.00%) C#
6 4 (10.00%) VB
7 2 (5.00%) VBScript
8 1 (2.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) ISEB
2 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
3 13 (32.50%) Degree
4 11 (27.50%) ISTQB
4 11 (27.50%) DV Cleared
5 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.00%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (5.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) HP
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) IBM
4 3 (7.50%) Green Hat
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