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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
England / South West
Rank 201 238 246
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +8
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 30 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.62% 0.73% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 1
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -21.73%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -4.34%

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
1145 1089 1117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.91% 18.73% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 958 934 984
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -3 14 £40,000 -13.51% 2
Cornwall - 14 £40,000 -
Bristol -1 2 - - 3
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 34 (77.27%) Selenium
2 31 (70.45%) ISTQB
3 28 (63.64%) Java
4 27 (61.36%) JMeter
5 23 (52.27%) Test Automation
6 22 (50.00%) C#
6 22 (50.00%) C++
6 22 (50.00%) ISEB
6 22 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 22 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 20 (45.45%) HP
8 19 (43.18%) Test Scripting
9 18 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
10 17 (38.64%) Cucumber
10 17 (38.64%) Non-Functional Testing
11 15 (34.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (34.09%) Linux
11 15 (34.09%) ITIL
12 14 (31.82%) Atlassian
12 14 (31.82%) Ranorex
12 14 (31.82%) LoadUI
13 13 (29.55%) Performance Testing
13 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (29.55%) Python
14 12 (27.27%) SoapUI
15 11 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (22.73%) Windows
16 10 (22.73%) JIRA
16 10 (22.73%) Ruby
16 10 (22.73%) Cybersecurity

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (77.27%) Selenium
2 27 (61.36%) JMeter
3 17 (38.64%) Cucumber
4 14 (31.82%) LoadUI
4 14 (31.82%) Ranorex
5 12 (27.27%) SoapUI
6 10 (22.73%) JIRA
7 7 (15.91%) JUnit
7 7 (15.91%) TestNG
8 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
9 2 (4.55%) NeoLoad
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Billing
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Test Engineer
2 19 (43.18%) Analyst
2 19 (43.18%) Test Analyst
3 12 (27.27%) Software Analyst
3 12 (27.27%) Software Test Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) Test Automation Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Tester
7 5 (11.36%) Automation Test Lead
7 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Software Tester
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Test Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Test Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Tester
10 1 (2.27%) Performance Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) Performance Test Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) Security Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.82%) Mainframe
1 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Windows
3 5 (11.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Test Automation
2 19 (43.18%) Test Scripting
3 17 (38.64%) Non-Functional Testing
4 15 (34.09%) ITIL
4 15 (34.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (29.55%) Performance Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (22.73%) Functional Testing
7 9 (20.45%) Defect Tracking
8 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
8 8 (18.18%) ITSM
8 8 (18.18%) Service Management
9 7 (15.91%) OpenUP
9 7 (15.91%) User Stories
9 7 (15.91%) Validation
10 6 (13.64%) Scrum
10 6 (13.64%) SDLC
11 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
12 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) Java
2 22 (50.00%) C#
2 22 (50.00%) C++
3 13 (29.55%) Python
4 10 (22.73%) Ruby
5 7 (15.91%) SQL
6 6 (13.64%) C
7 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (70.45%) ISTQB
2 22 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 22 (50.00%) ISEB
2 22 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (15.91%) Degree
5 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) HP
2 14 (31.82%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
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