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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 229 251 226
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -25
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 13 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.12% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.30% 0.57% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 13
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +38.15%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
- -2.70%
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
999 1225 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.45% 20.91% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 874 1032 921
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £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
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 28 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 12 £42,500 - 1
Dorset +14 1 £85,000 +47.82%
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 23 (85.19%) ISEB
1 23 (85.19%) Java
1 23 (85.19%) DV Cleared
1 23 (85.19%) Security Cleared
2 20 (74.07%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (66.67%) Unix
4 17 (62.96%) Non-Functional Testing
5 15 (55.56%) C++
5 15 (55.56%) Shell Script
5 15 (55.56%) Linux
6 13 (48.15%) Selenium
7 12 (44.44%) Performance Testing
7 12 (44.44%) Test Management
7 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
7 12 (44.44%) ITIL
7 12 (44.44%) C#
7 12 (44.44%) LAN
7 12 (44.44%) WAN
7 12 (44.44%) ITIL V3
8 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
8 11 (40.74%) Python
9 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
10 9 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (29.63%) Ruby
11 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (29.63%) TDD
11 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
11 8 (29.63%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (29.63%) Internet

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) LAN
1 12 (44.44%) WAN
2 8 (29.63%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Selenium
2 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 8 (29.63%) RSpec
3 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
3 5 (18.52%) JIRA
3 5 (18.52%) JUnit
3 5 (18.52%) SpecFlow
4 3 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
4 3 (11.11%) TestNG
5 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Analyst
1 24 (88.89%) Test Analyst
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 12 (44.44%) Software Analyst
2 12 (44.44%) Software Test Analyst
2 12 (44.44%) Software Tester
2 12 (44.44%) Tester
3 11 (40.74%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Test Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) JDBC
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Unix
2 15 (55.56%) Linux
3 8 (29.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (62.96%) Non-Functional Testing
3 12 (44.44%) ITIL
3 12 (44.44%) ITIL V3
3 12 (44.44%) Performance Testing
3 12 (44.44%) Test Management
4 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
5 9 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (29.63%) BDD
6 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (29.63%) Defect Tracking
6 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
6 8 (29.63%) TDD
6 8 (29.63%) Test Planning
7 5 (18.52%) User Stories
8 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) C++
2 15 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 12 (44.44%) C#
4 11 (40.74%) Bash Shell
4 11 (40.74%) Python
5 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 8 (29.63%) Ruby
5 8 (29.63%) VB
6 5 (18.52%) SQL
7 3 (11.11%) C
7 3 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (85.19%) DV Cleared
1 23 (85.19%) ISEB
1 23 (85.19%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) CA Service Virtualization
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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