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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 209 200 187
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 20 28 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.51% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.95% 3.69% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 34
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +20.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £33,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £46,000 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,448
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.18%
Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1028 758 1082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.49% 13.85% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 897 669 966
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 10 £45,000 - 2
Dorset 0 4 £53,750 +10.25% 1
Gloucestershire -13 4 £35,500 -22.82%
Somerset - 2 £36,250 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 25 (75.76%) ISEB
2 22 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 20 (60.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (54.55%) Performance Testing
5 15 (45.45%) Test Scripting
5 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 14 (42.42%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (36.36%) Finance
8 11 (33.33%) HP
8 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 11 (33.33%) SQL
8 11 (33.33%) QA
9 10 (30.30%) SoapUI
9 10 (30.30%) Shell Script
9 10 (30.30%) UNIX
9 10 (30.30%) Linux
9 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
10 9 (27.27%) Java
10 9 (27.27%) Degree
11 8 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (24.24%) DV Cleared
11 8 (24.24%) LAN
11 8 (24.24%) WAN
11 8 (24.24%) ITIL
11 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (21.21%) C++
12 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
13 6 (18.18%) Web Services
13 6 (18.18%) Oracle
13 6 (18.18%) SOA

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (6.06%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) LAN
1 8 (24.24%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) FTP
2 2 (6.06%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (30.30%) SoapUI
3 3 (9.09%) Selenium
3 3 (9.09%) Toad
3 3 (9.09%) JMeter
3 3 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.06%) Introscope
4 2 (6.06%) FitNesse
4 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.06%) JProfiler
4 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.03%) WATIR
5 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Tester
4 5 (15.15%) Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Test Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) QA Tester
5 3 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Tester
5 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner Tester
5 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Performance Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) XML
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
3 3 (9.09%) SOAP
4 2 (6.06%) JDBC
4 2 (6.06%) ODBC
4 2 (6.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) SWIFT
2 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) UNIX
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Solaris
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (54.55%) Performance Testing
3 15 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (24.24%) ITIL
5 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
7 6 (18.18%) SOA
8 5 (15.15%) Test Management
9 4 (12.12%) Scrum
9 4 (12.12%) BPEL
10 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Load Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Automation Testing
11 1 (3.03%) Low Latency
11 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
11 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
11 1 (3.03%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) Shell Script
3 9 (27.27%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) C++
5 5 (15.15%) C#
6 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.12%) VB
7 2 (6.06%) VBScript
7 2 (6.06%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) ISEB
2 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
4 9 (27.27%) Degree
5 8 (24.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.06%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (6.06%) nmon
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) HP
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Green Hat
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