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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 198 197 207
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 8 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.17% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.93% 1.52% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 10
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £56,500 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,164 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-13.67% +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
863 656 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 18.15% 13.90% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 708 585 799
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 £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £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
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 1 - -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (77.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 31 (77.50%) Performance Testing
2 30 (75.00%) JMeter
3 28 (70.00%) SQL
4 26 (65.00%) Oracle
5 25 (62.50%) Oracle Database
6 24 (60.00%) Degree
7 22 (55.00%) Java
8 20 (50.00%) PL/SQL
8 20 (50.00%) Open Source
9 19 (47.50%) Python
10 18 (45.00%) Computer Science
11 13 (32.50%) Selenium
12 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
13 10 (25.00%) HTTP
13 10 (25.00%) ISTQB
14 9 (22.50%) ISEB
15 8 (20.00%) SSL
15 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
15 8 (20.00%) Windows
15 8 (20.00%) Linux
15 8 (20.00%) JUnit
15 8 (20.00%) jMock
15 8 (20.00%) QALoad
15 8 (20.00%) Load Testing
15 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
15 8 (20.00%) TestPartner
15 8 (20.00%) Ajax
15 8 (20.00%) SilkPerformer
15 8 (20.00%) EasyMock

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
2 10 (25.00%) HTTP
3 8 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (5.00%) Internet
4 2 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (77.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 30 (75.00%) JMeter
3 13 (32.50%) Selenium
4 8 (20.00%) jMock
4 8 (20.00%) EasyMock
4 8 (20.00%) QALoad
4 8 (20.00%) TestPartner
4 8 (20.00%) SilkPerformer
4 8 (20.00%) JUnit
5 2 (5.00%) SilkTest
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 2 (5.00%) WATIR
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Tester
2 15 (37.50%) Senior Tester
3 14 (35.00%) Performance Tester
4 12 (30.00%) Software Tester
4 12 (30.00%) Technical Tester
4 12 (30.00%) Senior Software Tester
4 12 (30.00%) Senior Technical Tester
5 7 (17.50%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 7 (17.50%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.50%) QA Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Performance Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) Ajax
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) J2EE
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) Open Source
2 18 (45.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Life Science
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Physics
3 1 (2.50%) Chemistry
3 1 (2.50%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Performance Testing
2 8 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
4 6 (15.00%) CMMI
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.00%) QMS
5 4 (10.00%) Coaching
6 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.50%) Project Management
8 1 (2.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) SQL
2 22 (55.00%) Java
3 20 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 19 (47.50%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) C++
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) Degree
2 10 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (22.50%) ISEB
4 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
4 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.00%) HP