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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 91 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.61% - 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.66% - 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £60,000 - £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +2.27%
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
164 92 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 16.80% 10.48% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 138 85 76
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 March 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 (90.91%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) JMeter
3 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) System Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
3 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 5 (45.45%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
3 5 (45.45%) Gherkin
3 5 (45.45%) User Stories
3 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
3 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Web Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Management
3 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) JMeter
3 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 4 (36.36%) LoadUI
5 3 (27.27%) Selenium IDE
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Test Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
1 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
1 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (45.45%) System Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
1 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
1 5 (45.45%) User Stories
1 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Web Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Test Management
1 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PHP
1 5 (45.45%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Capita
2 4 (36.36%) IBM