The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 218 194 221
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +27
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 4 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.086% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 1.36% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 10
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.45%
LoadRunner
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
852 661 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 18.37% 14.29% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 706 597 767
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Surrey

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 29 (90.63%) JMeter
1 29 (90.63%) Performance Testing
2 24 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 23 (71.88%) SQL
3 23 (71.88%) Oracle
4 22 (68.75%) Degree
4 22 (68.75%) Oracle Database
5 21 (65.63%) Java
6 20 (62.50%) PL/SQL
6 20 (62.50%) Open Source
7 19 (59.38%) Python
8 16 (50.00%) Computer Science
9 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
10 9 (28.13%) ISEB
10 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
11 8 (25.00%) Load Testing
11 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
12 7 (21.88%) Ajax
12 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
12 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (21.88%) SSL
12 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
12 7 (21.88%) HTTP
12 7 (21.88%) Windows
12 7 (21.88%) Linux
13 6 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (18.75%) Finance
13 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (18.75%) Selenium
13 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
2 7 (21.88%) SSL
2 7 (21.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (68.75%) Oracle Database
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 29 (90.63%) JMeter
2 24 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (18.75%) Selenium
4 3 (9.38%) jMock
4 3 (9.38%) EasyMock
4 3 (9.38%) JUnit
4 3 (9.38%) TestPartner
4 3 (9.38%) SilkPerformer
4 3 (9.38%) QALoad
5 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Tester
2 15 (46.88%) Senior Tester
3 13 (40.63%) Performance Tester
4 12 (37.50%) Software Tester
4 12 (37.50%) Technical Tester
4 12 (37.50%) Senior Software Tester
4 12 (37.50%) Senior Technical Tester
5 6 (18.75%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Test Leader
6 3 (9.38%) QA Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Ajax
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (62.50%) Open Source
2 16 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Physics
3 1 (3.13%) Chemistry
3 1 (3.13%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Performance Testing
2 8 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
5 3 (9.38%) CMMI
5 3 (9.38%) QMS
5 3 (9.38%) Coaching
6 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) SQL
2 21 (65.63%) Java
3 20 (62.50%) PL/SQL
4 19 (59.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) Degree
2 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
3 9 (28.13%) ISEB
4 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.25%) HP