The table below looks at the statistics 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 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 242 217 192
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -25
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 2 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.29% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 1.70% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 25
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +17.64%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1157 1058 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.20% 17.06% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 983 935 707
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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
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 June 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
Dorset +5 2 £57,500 +43.75%
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Statistics
2 5 (62.50%) Load Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Security Testing
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) Aerospace
2 5 (62.50%) People Management
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Appium
4 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) Calabash
4 2 (25.00%) eggPlant

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (25.00%) Calabash
1 2 (25.00%) eggPlant
1 2 (25.00%) Appium
General
1 5 (62.50%) Aerospace
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Statistics
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Load Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Security Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 5 (62.50%) People Management
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SOASTA, Inc