The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 84 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.12% 0.11% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 0.88% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
LoadRunner
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Development Applications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
147 113 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.15% 12.38% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 125 104 84
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Southampton

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Web Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Test Management
2 9 (90.00%) JIRA
2 9 (90.00%) QA
2 9 (90.00%) System Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (90.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (90.00%) BDD
2 9 (90.00%) PHP
2 9 (90.00%) Python
2 9 (90.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (90.00%) Regression Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Gherkin
2 9 (90.00%) User Stories
2 9 (90.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (90.00%) Automation Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (80.00%) Linux
4 7 (70.00%) Selenium IDE
5 6 (60.00%) SaaS
6 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (20.00%) Java
8 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (10.00%) IBM
8 1 (10.00%) HP

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (90.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (90.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (90.00%) JIRA
3 7 (70.00%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (10.00%) JMeter
4 1 (10.00%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Regression Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
1 9 (90.00%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Web Testing
1 9 (90.00%) Test Management
1 9 (90.00%) System Testing
1 9 (90.00%) BDD
1 9 (90.00%) User Stories
1 9 (90.00%) Automation Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) PHP
1 9 (90.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Capita