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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 82 86 88
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.39% 0.56% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.07% 3.40% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
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
145 147 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.05% 16.35% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 135 125 92
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Test Management
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Capita
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) DCOM
2 4 (66.67%) ISO 9001
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Presales
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Test Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Test Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Management
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Presales
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Capita
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) SAP