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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 81 88 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 3 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.37% 0.11% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.07% 0.75% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
145 133 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 18.01% 15.18% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 115 126 94
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) Python
1 11 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 11 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
1 11 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 11 (100.00%) JIRA
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Test Management
1 11 (100.00%) System Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 11 (100.00%) BDD
1 11 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 11 (100.00%) User Stories
1 11 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 11 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 10 (90.91%) QA
2 10 (90.91%) Git (software)
3 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) Selenium IDE
4 8 (72.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (63.64%) SaaS
6 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (9.09%) Internet
8 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 11 (100.00%) JIRA
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (90.91%) Git (software)
3 9 (81.82%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Test Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
1 11 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 11 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Test Management
1 11 (100.00%) System Testing
1 11 (100.00%) BDD
1 11 (100.00%) User Stories
1 11 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) QA